Features/interviews – Page 12

  • An Easy Lift R360WB

    Hybrid focus


    The hybrid AWP is increasingly spoken about as a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly choice. Euan Youdale explores how far the sector has come and where it is heading over the next few years.

  • Manitou’s Man’Go 12 took centre stage its stand at Intermat

    Modern booms


    AI rounds up the latest booms and how they reflect the requirements of modern-day work environments

  • Warsaw’s Spire tower in Poland will be the city’s largest when complete

    Waiting game


    There is great potential across the Central European region although much of that depends on the basic requirements for AWP growth typically found in emerging nations

  • Sam-Dal Son, head of the rental division and executive director at AJ Networks

    Making a market


    Euan Youdale received an insight into the AWP market in South Korea and neighbouring countries when he spoke to the executive director of the country’s biggest rental company Sam-Dal Son

  • JLG

    The compact crew


    While manufacturers continue to add reach and capacity to their telehandler lineups, the ‘little guys’ are still plugging away on jobsites. Lindsey Anderson reports on compact kits

  • Out-going Terex chairman and CEO Ron DeFeo.

    DeFeo: 2015 will be an excellent year for our [AWP] business


    Terex chairman and CEO Ron DeFeo sat down with his executive team and Lindsey Anderson during The Rental Show to talk about market conditions, Highway Bill funding and the coming ‘solid’ years for aerial work platform business

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    High Demand


    The equipment rental industry has moved beyond refleeting and is experiencing remarkable growth. Lindsey Anderson spoke with a number of companies about 2015 investments, market conditions and more

  • Omme Lift has added a new lightweight 42 m hybrid tracked boom lift to its range, the 4200 RBDJ

    New markets for tracked plartforms


    Tracked platforms with outriggers may continue to be a niche product in the access sector but it’s one that’s picking up momentum in new markets, like North America.

  • Teruichi Kimura, manager, Tadano aerial work platform sales group.

    Platforms in Japan


    Japan’s high population density, extensive road and rail infrastructure and natural phenomena, have all shaped Tadano’s aerial work platform business.

  • Tony Jennings, the current managing director of IAPS Group.

    Interview: International parts


    Apart from being the UK’s biggest independent seller of access equipment, IAPS Group is expanding its parts supply service across the world. Euan Youdale spoke to managing director Tony Jennings.

  • Jan Denks, sales director for industrial equipment at Bronto Skylift

    The future of big truck mounts


    Jan Denks is the sales director at Bronto Skylift. He provides Euan Youdale with an illuminating insight into the big truck sector and where its opportunities lie.

  • The sun dips below the horizon at an Orlando, Florida-based Ritchie Bros. auction.

    New horizons in North America


    The North American access equipment market is back on track following a rough ride over recent years, but the landscape has changed somewhat, and the way is clear for niche products to make their mark. Euan Youdale reports.

  • MEC’s 6092RT is the largest scissor to be manufactured in North America

    Scissors in focus


    Scissor lifts may not be the most glamorous products when it comes to access equipment but they are perhaps the most important, particularly if we look at sales volumes. For that reason manufacturers are busy working out ways to save their customers time and money on the jobsite

  • Two Genie GR-20 vertical masts perform ceiling maintenance

    Product feature: Vertical masts


    Like many sectors, vertical masts are waiting in the wings to move into emerging markets. In mature markets there is a debate over the need for taller, higher capacity machines. Euan Youdale reports

  • Per Torp, CEO of TIME International and TIME Denmark; and export manager for parent company TIME Man

    Interview: Per Torp, TIME International


    As CEO of TIME International and TIME Denmark, Per Torp has been largely responsible for bringing the van mount to the attention of the world. He talks to Euan Youdale about the companies' plans, including the truck mount and pick up sector.

  • JLG's 1930ES scissor lift has an elevated platform height of 18 feet, 9 inches and is 30 inches wide

    The Magic Number


    There is more to low-level access lifts than meets the eye. ALH reports

  • Part of thee Dingli stand at BICES 2013.

    Globe trotting


    China’s economic downturn could be to the powered access sector’s advantage. With access equipment sales set to take off in China, some believe it will hold back a boom and bust scenario. Euan Youdale reports.

  • Brad Boehler, president of Skyjack

    World view


    Brad Boehler, president of Skyjack talks to Lindsey Anderson about the different challenges faced in markets around the world, and the company’s programme of expansion

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    Safe and secure


    William Holler, senior vice president of US insurance broker Hays Companies, explains how the powered access equipment insurance market has changed over the last 30 years and what lessons can be learned internationally.

  • Maber provided units to install Brise soleil to a 100 m tower in Slovenia.

    Gearing up


    The mast climbing sector was one of the hardest hit during the economic crises, but now it is clawing its way back. Euan Youdale reports.