All Aichi articles

  • Negano

    Nagano confirms move into Europe


    Japan-based Nagano enters the European market with two distributors, Pfeifer and Vertimac

  • Calvin Tang, manager at Ta-Yeou Kao Kong Enterprise

    Interview: AWPs in Taiwan


    It is indicative of the AWP sector that a 23-year-old company can be considered an early pioneer. Ta-Yeou is exactly that and its rise in Taiwan reflects the move to access equipment across Asia. Euan Youdale speaks to its manager Calvin Tang.

  • Aichi's Skytower SV06DNS has a 5.8m platform height and a 230kg capacity.

    Aichi adds three Skytower scissors to its global range


    Aichi is launching three new electric scissor lifts in its Global range: the Skytowers SV06DNS, SV06DNL and SV08DNL have platform heights of 5.8m, 6.1m and 7.77m respectively and capacities of 230kg, 360kg and 230kg.

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    Earthquake impacts Japanese equipment production


    Damage reported to several of Komatsu and Hitachi's factories in eastern Honshu. Exports may also be hampered by damage to ports.

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    Aichi's Japanese staff uninjured


    Following the earthquake and tsunami, Access International is able to report that all the Japanese employees of Aichi and their families are uninjured although buildings have suffered minor damage.

  • The Skymaster WZ09ASM, a 800 kg cage capacity, self-propelled boom that has the ability to work in t

    The waiting game: Aichi talks about its gradual global growth


    A little over two years ago Aich launched its global range of machines, the recession has meant that the machines are rolling out a little slower than was originally intended, Maria Hadlow spoke to the Aichi team at Bauma about their plans for the future.

  • Aichi has been selling this heavy duty Skymaster machine in Japan for years, and decided to show it

    Aichi finds niche at Bauma


    Japanese aerial platform manufacturer Aichi Corp may have delayed the development of its ‘global’ product line – customers will have to wait a bit longer for its rough terrain scissors and articulated booms – but it decided to make its Bauma stand interesting by showing some ‘niche’ products that have ...

  • Toyota Material Handling USA, Inc. has expanded its Aichi dealerships from 15 to 26

    Discovery areas: TMHU rolls out Aichi aerial work platforms in Northern California


    Toyota Material Handling USA recently announced it would use its Toyota Aichi dealer base to rent Aichi aerial work platforms as well as sell the machines. Lindsey Anderson spoke with Toyota Material Handling of Northern California about renting versus sales and how it will change the company

  • Dinolift's new compact crawler, Dino 185XTC is designed for rough terrain.

    Ranger Equipment relinquishes Dino distribution


    UK access equipment dealer, Ranger Equipment, has pulled out of its UK distribution agreement with the Finnish platform manufacturer, Dinolift.

  • Aichi Sales Office in the Netherlands is fitting a selection of special platforms to Aichi telescopi

    Dealer adds big basket options for Aichi booms


    Aichi’s Netherlands dealer Aichi Sales Office (ASO) has come up with a clever way of adapting Aichi’s telescopic aerial platforms: removing the flying jib and using the extra carrying capacity to fit a number of attachments, including a 5.5 m wide, 250 kg capacity cage.

  • UK access specialist, Ranger shows its new corporate identity.

    Lots new from Ranger including PB Liftechnik dealership


    UK access specialist Ranger has chosen the Vertikal Days show to reveal its new marketing strategy; unveil its latest distribution deal with PB Liftechnik and show new equipment from its established suppliers.

  • Takeuchi's prototype 16 t wheeled excavator, the T1160W, shown at Intermat.

    Toyota ups stake in Takeuchi and plans global cooperation


    Toyota has increased its stake in Takeuchi Manufacturing Co, the Japanese manufacturer of excavators, tracked loaders and tracked dump trucks. The two companies said they would extend their business alliance globally to grow the construction equipment sales of both companies.

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    Aichi says TVH is not its dealer


    Aichi Corp said TVH (Group Thermote Vanhalst) was not its dealer for Belgium, Luxembourg and France. Aichi's statement follows a press release issued by TVH in which is claimed to be a dealer in the territories.

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    Aichi preview five new machines


    Aichi showed five new booms and scissors on its stand, although was at pains to describe them as prototype models and was not committing itself to a timetable for availability in Europe beyond early 2009.

  • Aichi has released the first production models of the prototypes shown at APEX: the Skymaster SR12C

    Aichi's new tracked booms now available


    Aichi has begun to roll out the production models of the machines it first showed as prototypes at the APEX exhibition in September last year.

  • Steve Hadfield, managing director of  Ranger Equipment Ltd is congratulated by  Mr.Shinji Takeuchi p

    Ranger to represent Aichi in UK and Ireland


    Aichi Corporation has appointed Ranger Equipment Ltd as its dealer for the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

  • Officials from Aichi and local government at the groundbreaking ceremony for Aichi's new Chinese fac

    Aichi starts building second Chinese facility


    Japan’s Aichi Corporation held a groundbreaking ceremony on November 26 for a new Chinese manufacturing facility in Hangzhou, China, which is scheduled to be complete by June 2009.

  • Aichi's 00671 wheeled boom lift.

    Toyota is new Aichi US distributor


    Using its extensive dealer network, Toyota is now the official US distributor of Aichi SV-Series scissor lifts, SP wheeled booms and IRS-Series crawler booms. Company plans for new models in 2009

  • Dr Shankar Basu, centre left, with Aichi chairman Hisao Suzuk

    Toyota to distribute Aichi in North America


    Aichi Corp aerial platforms are to be distributed in North America by Toyota Material Handling USA (TMHU) from this summer onwards, revealed the company at ConExpo.

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    Access-20 2008: Biggest access equipment manufacturers in the world


    The Access 20 shows continued growth in the industry due to companies moving into new market areas. Maria Hadlow reports on the shifts in this years Access 20 lifting of the biggest access equipment manufacturers.