Included in the issue:
Turner to lead services push at United Rentals; Franklin Equipment names COO; Specialty unit from Lift-A-Loft; Haulotte Americas names U.S. GM; MEC names training and risk director; Ron Jackson RIP; Gehl provides equipment to Grand Prix; JLG names first Crews Across America winner; Genie releases ANSI music video; IPAF offers “street smarts;” plus Financial Highlights, Events, By the Numbers and more.
- INTERNATIONAL NEWS
APEX Asia set to double in size; JCB lands multi-million deal; Loxam pledges €10m for Notre Dame; Riwal ups fleet investment; Zeppelin invests in 40 Genie hybrid booms; Shing Fung expands Easy Lift offerings; plus Highlights and more.
- INTERVIEW: BRAD BOEHLER
Lindsey Anderson sat down with the President of Skyjack to discuss the North American market as well as his recent appointment as IPAF President.
The North American telehandler market is thriving. With double-digit growth on our annual listing, the rental industry’s versatile equipment shows no signs of slowing down.
- VERTICAL MAST MACHINES
Vertical mast machines are more than just stock pickers. The slim MEWPs come with a variety of power options and have platform heights that reach up to 20 feet. Due to increased industry acceptance, there has been a rise in the use of these machines, which typically fall under the low-level access umbrella. Lindsey Anderson reports on the latest.
- BAUMA REVIEW
The world’s largest construction exhibition was a smashing success. Manufacturers unveiled new products, technologies and programs. KHL staff report on Bauma.
Engine manufacturers have been busy debuting new units this year. From hybrid solutions to turbo-charged options, there’s plenty of ground to cover. ALH rounds up the latest.