GMG delivers first units to U.S. rental company

By Lindsey Anderson30 October 2017


Jim Tolle, CEO of GMG, left, and Dan Kaeser, president of Skywalker DDI.

North Carolina-based Skywalker DDI has received its first batch of GMG electric drive scissor and material lifts.

“At Skywalker, we are constantly looking for better solutions for our customers [and] the team at GMG has taken scissor lifts to the next level of evolution, this is without question the future of MEWPs,” said Dan Kaeser, president of Skywalker DDI. ”The direct electric drive and management of available battery power is very impressive. This will provide our customers with extended duty cycles which has been sought after for some time. With the new GMG machines we can provide our customers with another level of comfort, the removal of the hydraulic drive system not only eliminates leaking drive hoses but results in a whisper quiet operation and very smooth controls.

”What impressed us as well was the fact that GMG seems to be going down a path in a different direction than others, while most others are cheapening their products GMG has taken a long lasting increased durability approach, the fact that they are using over spec’d components, thicker metal and incorporating simplicity throughout is impressive.”

GMG’s CEO Jim Tolle said, “We are looking for those who recognize the features and benefits of our products and the team at Skywalker fit perfectly in our marketing strategy. Mr. Kaeser and his team are a forward thinking company, we are honored to align ourselves with Skywalker and look forward to a great future.”

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