All skyjack articles – Page 15

  • Adriano Battazza, Skyjack's Latin American sales director.

    Adriano Battazza to head Skyjack's Latin American business


    Adriano Battazza has joined Skyjack in the position of Latin America sales director. Mr Batazza has been involved in the aerial and heavy equipment industries for over 10 years and has been responsible for leading Latin American sales teams and successfully building dealer networks for the AWP and construction industries.

  • Lee Shen, president of Mantall Heavy Industry, a Chinese aerial manufacturer.

    Murray Pollok and Chris Sleight report from the BICES exhibition in Beijing


    The BICES exhibition held in Beijing, China on 18-21 October gave yet more evidence of the speed at which Chinese manufacturers can develop and launch new products. Murray Pollok and Chris Sleight report from the Jiu Hua International Exhibition Center.

  • Dingli machines at the 2010 Bauma China show in Shanghai.

    Murray Pollok reports from the bauma China exhibition held in November 2010.


    Equipment buyers from all over Asia, the Middle East and Latin America were in Shanghai in late November for the bauma China exhibition. Murray Pollok was there and reports on an exciting show.

  • Skyjack's Chinese team at the BICES exhibition. From left: Allen Shi (sales), Candy Chen (parts), Jo

    Skyjack invests in Chinese operations


    Skyjack is investing in its Chinese operation and aims to establish several locations for stocking parts and machines in the near future.

  • Chicago's skyline from the river

    IPAF Convention speakers ready for Chicago


    The International Powered Access Federation is to hold its first ever convention in North America (November 1-2) in Chicago, under the theme "Powered Access: Recognition and Avoidance of Hazards."

  • Skyjack's new Australian facility

    Skyjack officially announces new Australian facility


    Based in Coates Place Wetherill Park, which has been said is the largest industrial estate in the Southern hemisphere, Skyjack's facility will consist of new modern premises with 100-sqm of office space and 800-sqm warehouse. The facility is conveniently located just 35km from Sydney CBD and situated on the M4/M7 ...

  • Skyjack scissors destined for Boels Rental's fleet.

    Boels Rental orders 615 Skyjack scissors


    Netherlands-based rental company Boels Rental has placed an order with Skyjack for 615 scissor lifts, spanning Skyjack’s electric and rough terrain models.

  • UK rental company Mr Plant Hire is growing the size of its fleet with Skyjack electric scissors. The

    Mr Plant grows fleet to meet demand


    UK based Mr Plant Hire has increased its fleet of powered access products with a number of Skyjack electric scissor lifts. The company says this is to meet the growing demand from its London and south eastern area customer base.

  • Skyjack's compact SJ3219 electric scissor.

    Speedy Hire orders 250 Skyjack compacts


    Speedy Hire, one of the UK's largest general rental companies has ordered 250 machines from Skyjack. The order comprises the SJ3219 compact scissors and the SJ12 vertical mast machine with traversing deck.

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    Speedy Hire orders 250 Skyjack units


    Speedy Hire, the UK general rental company, has placed an initial order for 250 Skyjack units comprising of SJ3219 compact scissors and the recently introduced SJ12 vertical mast, with the unique traversing deck feature.

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    Skyjack contributes to 127% sales growth


    The Industrial division of Canadian company Linamar which includes Skyjack has returned to profit increasing its Q2 (second quarter) sales by 127% in 2011 compared to 2010 to CN$100 million. Having most impact on the Skyjack business was the significant increases in demand for access equipment from fleet replacement.

  • AFI director Graham Osmond (left) with Bravi UK joint managing director Andrew Fishburn at a demonst

    AFI-Uplift invests £5m in 500 new platforms


    UK access rental company AFI-Uplift is investing more than £5 million in new platforms, adding 500 new machines and expanding the fleet by over 400 units. AFI’s total fleet size is now more than 3300 units.

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    Skyjack signs up with SmartEquip


    Skyjack is joining the electronic parts management system SmartEquip Network. The system will provides direct online links to Skyjack’s parts and procurement systems for rental companies and other fleet owners.

  • Brad Boehler

    Boehler appointed interim president of Skyjack


    Linamar Corp., parent company of Skyjack, has announced that Brad Boehler has been named interim president of Skyjack.

  • Ron Butts, Skyjack's territory manager for the Great Lakes aera.

    Ron Butts joins Skyjack


    Skyjack has appointed Ron Butts as Territory Manager of the Great Lakes area.

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    Speedy Hire invests £4.5 million in aerials


    UK equipment rental company Speedy Hire has invested £4.5 million in access equipment for its fleet.

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    IPAF pleased with response at CAWPE Shanghai


    The CAWPE access exhibition held in Shanghai this week has, according to IPAF (International Powered Access Federation) been well attended.

  • Skyjack's Brad Boehler, vice president of sales & marketing and engineering.

    New moves at Skyjack


    Skyjack has extended the sphere of influence of Brad Boehler: previously vice president of engineering, Mr Boehler has added vice president of sales and marketing to his job title.

  • The Bravi Leonardo, among the low-level, low weight access offerings at ConExpo.

    Low level access at ConExpo


    Low-level and lightweight pieces of access equipment will be well represented at ConExpo this year. Although used in construction for activities such as mechanical and electrical fitting and heating and ventilation installation, low-level access crosses into other areas such as facilities management, cleaning, maintenance and painting, which provides rental companies ...

  • Gautam director Kumar Dhami with commercial manager Malay Shah.

    Indian access renter Gautam to move into sales


    Mumbai based renter Gautam will start selling equipment to address specific niches in the Indian powered access market.