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  • Ernst van Hek (left) with business partner René Stich.

    Ernst van Hek returns with Austrian sales company


    Former Alimak Hek and Hek Manufacturing executive Ernst van Hek has established a new company called Van Hek Partner to sell a variety of powered access machines in Austria and eastern Europe.

  • MEC's president David White runs the machine through soft ground, mud and standing water.

    MEC's first Crossover production units ready for July


    The first Crossover RT scissor lifts from MEC Aerial Work Platforms are in production and will be available from MEC dealers next month (July 2011) with additional deliveries scheduled for North America in the weeks following, the company has said.

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    Riwal invests in 'specials'


    Netherlands rental company Riwal will invest around €35 million in new aerial platforms this year and is concentrating on large and special machines.

  • MEC's new Titan Boom 40-S

    MEC take Titan on European tour


    MEC's Titan boom designed for lifting large material loads and four workers is about to begin its European tour.

  • MEC's new Titan Boom 40-S

    MEC introduces 40-foot boom


    MEC Aerial Work Platforms has unveiled a new 46-ft (14 m) boom.

  • MEC president David White (left) stands in front of the company's 3084RT sigma lift with MEC's Jim T

    MEC relocates to larger facility


    p MEC Aerial Work Platforms has relocated to a larger facility in Kerman, CA. /p

  • Dave Williams (left) of Platform Hire takes delivery of 59 new scissors from Martin Davies of MEC.

    Platform Hire adds 59 MEC scissors to fleet


    UK rental company, Platform Hire Ltd has taken delivery of 59 scissors from MEC UK. The units join a number of MEC machines already employed in the Platform Hire fleet.

  • Tim Ward, managing director of Nifty Pty Ltd of Australia and Nifty S.A. (South Africa) will distrib

    Thermoil extends battery life and its distribution network


    Thermoil Europe has wasted no time in getting Thermoil into the markets: individual distribution agreements have been agreed with both Nifty Pty Ltd of Australia and Nifty S.A. (South Africa) to sell Thermoil De-Sulfater and Thermoil De-Mister products on an exclusive basis in each country.

  • Brian MacFarland (left), general manager of EPW USA, with Geoff Wray, general manager Europe for EPW

    Equipment Parts Wholesale (EPW) opens UK operation


    Equipment Parts Wholesale (EPW), the US access parts specialist and sister company to MEC Aerial Platforms, has established a UK operation led by newly appointed general manager for Europe Geoff Wray, the former Skyjack UK workshop manager.

  • MEC president David White (left) stands in front of the company's 3084RT sigma lift with MEC's Jim T

    MEC unveils new products at WoC


    The company has taken the cover off its rough terrain sigma lifts

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    MEC using innovation to beat downturn


    US manufacturer MEC Aerial Work Platforms is grasping the challenges set by an economic downturn with both hands. With its sales revenues up 5% in the first three quarters than last year, the company is developing new products and pursuing an aggressive marketing campaign.

  • Rajiv Sethi, managing director of Gemini Equipment and Rentals in India.

    India's Gemini invests in powered access


    Indian rental company Gemini Equipment Rentals PVT Ltd has made its first investment in self-propelled aerial platforms, ordering 25 MEC scissor lifts and considering placing further orders for booms and Spider type machines.

  • Free buses will run between Brussels International Airport and the MECC exhibition venue in Maastric

    Free buses from Brussels International Airport


    Free transfer buses between MECC Maastricht and Brussels International Airport, Belgium, will be run by the organisers. Depending on traffic, the journey takes around 90 minutes.

  • Electronics provide precise control of hydraulic actuators, such as this motor from Sauer Danfoss' H

    Control matters: large forces in hydraulic systems


    Effectively controlling large forces in hydraulic systems to make access equipment effective and safe is critical. Patrick Hill has talked with platform manufacturers about how they do that.

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    MEC to enter boom market


    US manufacturer MEC Aerial Work Platforms has announced plans to build a large range of self-propelled boom platforms, with the first model debuting at February's Rental Show in Las Vegas. MEC already makes scissor lifts and telehandlers.

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    MEC to enter boom market


    MEC Aerial Work Platforms said it is developing a large range of self-propelled boom platforms with the first one to be unveiled at February's Rental Show in Las Vegas.

  • The Midwest Aerials & Equipment owners from L-R: Dan Tumminello, Dan Martino, Joe Alonzo Jr. and

    Kings of the Hill: masters of all they survey


    Creating Midwest Aerials Equipment 10 years ago required visits to almost 50 banks and a lot of hard work by the founders. Today, it is a Missouri staple. John Wyatt reports

  • MEC Aerial Work Platforms launches its M40T boom at The Rental Show, Las Vegas.

    Boom time for MEC


    MEC Aerial Work Platform's new boom was never short of visitors at the ARA's The Rental Show in Las Vegas (12 to 14 February). The preproduction machine M40T was completed just in time for the show and is the first of several straight, jib and articulated boom models which the ...

  • Steve Citron

    MEC names new staff


    Steve Citron has been named as the director of business development at MEC. A 26-year veteran of the industry, he comes to the company after holding positions with Genie and Bil-Jax.