Access On The Web

01 May 2008

The Böcker Group in Germany-owner of the Albert Böcker and Robert Böcker material handling businesses-has acquired the assets of H Steinweg GmbH & Co KG, the passenger/materials hoist manufacturer that went into receivership in November last year.

JLG reports record third quarter results, with aerial platform sales rising by 90%.

Independent Parts and Service (IPS) has formed a joint venture in Australia with Chris McCoy.

News Highlights: Zooom changes things in Spain; National Hire in Australia adds around 100 aerials to its fleet; and Custom Equipment in the US launches a lightweight scissor lift.

Long-time Blue Line Access director Ian James has left the company and joined Aerial Platform Sales (APS), the UK access sales and service company.

AI reports from the UK's SED show held in mid-May, including news from Oil & Steel, SEV Aerial Access, Gardner Denver and Bison Palfinger.

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