Access Lift & Handlers - April 2019
10 April 2019
Included in this issue:
- INTERVIEW: SIMON MEESTER
Lindsey Anderson sat down with Simon Meester during the ARA Show in February to talk about the North American access market, industry trends and more.
- COMPACT TELEHANDLERS
A number of super-small telehandlers have made their debuts over the last 24 months. Lindsey Anderson rounds-up the latest products in the sub-6,000-pound class.
- TRUCK-MOUNTED MEWPS
The truck-mount market is experiencing increased demand from outside its typical applications. Lindsey Anderson discusses equipment and more.
- TRACK-BASED AERIALS
Track-based, compact aerials continue to garner interest from rental companies and end users. Lindsey Anderson speaks with manufacturers.
New slab scissor from Genie; JCB launches super compact telehandler; BrandSafway acquires Century Platforms; Boehler elected as IPAF president; Merlo debuts P50.18Plus; Custom Equipment overhauls line; Franklin installs Trackunit; Select Crane expands Dieci fleet; New options from JLG; plus Highlights, By the Numbers, Events and more.
- INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Speedy acquires Lifterz; First units in AJ energy deal; Finland reintroduces MEWP training; Andy Studdert proposed for Cramo board; JLG sells first hybrid in Netherlands; Schmetterling expands new Malaysia fleet; Phoenix rises with Snorkels, plus Highlights.
- INTERVIEW: DON MAQ
Looking to unload your used equipment? Miami-based Don Maq Inc. might be able to help with that. Lindsey Anderson spoke with the company’s vice president of sales about its business model and why it recently joined IPAF North America.
- IAPA WINNERS
The 2019 International Awards for Powered Access brought in 330 professionals to celebrate the industry and its practices. Euan Youdale reports.
- MCWP COLUMN Looking for an alternative to scissor or boom lifts? A mast climbing work platform might be your solution. Melinda Zimmerman-Smith explains the benefits.