Features/interviews – Page 11

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    The Rental ShowGuide: Rental focus


    he annual American Rental Association show kicks off Feb. 26 and lasts through March 1. Here’s Access, Lift & Handlers’ guide to the Orlando-based event.

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    Trailer Mounts: Getting Noticed


    Trailer mounts are rising to a challenging market. Euan Youdale reports.

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    CONEXPO PREVIEW: The big one


    What: ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017 When: March 7-11 Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas Hours: Tuesday – Friday, March 7-10 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, March 11 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Websites: www.conexpo.com ...

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    Down but not out


    As the general telehandler market declined in 2016, the same was said for its little sibling, the compact unit. Could 2017 see a boost in sales and use? Lindsey Anderson reports.

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    WORLD OF CONCRETE SHOWGUIDE: Concrete Destination


    The annual World of Concrete exhibition descends upon Las Vegas in January. ALH provides an access- and telehandler-related guide.

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    Reaching further


    Telescopic booms may not go higher than the mighty 180ft-185ft superbooms launched in recent years any time soon, but they are reaching further with greater capacity and growing their global presence.

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    Interview: Emerging in Iran


    Meysam Abnoozadeh, managing director of Iran’s biggest AWP manufacturer, explains the potential and pitfalls of working in the country to Euan Youdale

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    India rising


    Demand for new access platforms is growing from rental companies and end users in India. Partha Pratim Basistha explores the evolving market

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    Challenges and opportunities


    Brazil has long carried LATAM on its big shoulders, but with its economic slowdown and political uncertainty causing major riffs, the area is looking at Mexico, Argentina, Chile and others to bring work – and business – back to the region. Lindsey Anderson reports.

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    Bauma Show Guide - Access


    The largest construction equipment exhibition in the world is a few short weeks away. AI rounds up many of the new products set to appear.

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    Show Preview - Access International


    More than half a million visitors are expected to descend on Munich in April for Bauma. AI previews the show.

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    Interview: 30 years of innovation at Skyjack


    Skyjack president Brad Boehler talks to AI about the company's 30th anniversary and its new TH telehandler line with 43-56 ft lifting heights and 6000-20000 pound capacity

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    Interview: growing in Chile


    Sandra Franco, director at Chile-based Alo Group, shares her experiences of growing an access rental company from scratch in a new market.

  • 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.

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    Stacking up


    The market for RT scissors continues to advance, as do the machines themselves. Lindsey Anderson reports

  • Skyking, a Chicago-based startup rental company, has invested in all Skyjack equipment.

    At your service!


    SkyKing is the newest independent rental company on Chicago’s block. Lindsey Anderson spoke with owner Paul Zaremba about how the company came to be, market conditions and what 2016 has in store.

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    Changing tide


    The A20 shows an overall increase compared to last year’s figures, but within the top five companies, there are some fleet adjustments while midsized and independents show gains. ALH reports.

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    Adversity and opportunity


    There are plenty of challenges to be found for AWP companies in South America, reports Euan Youdale, with some tough economies and a diverse range of applications across the continent

  • Carlo Molesini, managing director and partner  Platform Basket.

    Rebuilding a brand


    Carlo Molesini, managing director and partner at Italy-based Platform Basket, tells AI about the company and its experiences leading up to its 10th Anniversary year.

  • Johnson Lai, assistant manager at truck mount specialist Keng Guan Skylift

    Flourishing in the southeast


    Malaysia is a fascinating market when it comes to AWPs, with truck mounts dominant in the country for now, but booms are starting to show their metal. AI spoke to two representatives from the industry there