Snorkel debuts and appointment
By Euan Youdale18 September 2018
Ahern Deutschland celebrated its third anniversary at Platformers’ Days 2018. To mark the occasion it was showing the first full-production Snorkel 660SJ mid-size telescopic boom in Europe and was debuted the Snorkel SR626 rough terrain telehandler to the German market.
Ahern Deutschland also used the show, which took place in Hohenroda, Germany, last week, to announce the appointment of Jürgen Müller as sales representative for Bavaria and Austria.
With a mechanical education and employment background, Müller entered the German aerial work platform sector in 2011 as a dispatcher for rental company Arbeitbühnen Stabel. He progressed to branch manager in 2014 for AVS Franken Lift, in Nürnberg, before moving into field sales and technical service for truck cranes at Schmidbauer in mid-2015.
Alongside 12 Snorkel platforms, the new Snorkel 660SJ telescopic boom lift will took centre stage on the large outdoor Ahern Deutschland stand. In full production in Snorkel’s US assembly facilities, the CE-version of the 660SJ is now available to order in Europe. Featuring a 22.3m working height with a lift capacity of up to 272kg, the Snorkel 660SJ is a heavy-duty telescopic boom lift that features all proportional controls, powerful four-wheel drive with an oscillating axle, and a spacious 2.44m x 0.91m tri-entry platform with Snorkel Guard secondary guarding as standard.