Jan. 15, 2018 - The Manitowoc Company has announced it will relocate its corporate headquarters from Manitowoc, Wisconsin to Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
After several years of input from many in the Canadian rental industry, there is a now new standard which will simplify the installation requirements for operators of portable oil-burning equipment. The standard is now published and provinces will begin the process of adoption, after which enforcement will begin.
Jan. 8, 2017 - A global consultation is to be launched by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) to establish the possibilities for powered access training and safety guidance afforded by new technology such as virtual reality and platform simulators.
Dec. 11, 2017 - An affiliate of Stratford-Cambridge Group (SCG), Plymouth, Mich., has acquired Custom Equipment, Richfield, Wis., with an additional manufacturing facility in West Bend, Wis.
Dec. 8, 2017 - The Board of Directors of Manitou BF, in their meeting on Dec. 5 at the headquarters of the Company, decided unanimously to renew the mandate of Mr. Michel Denis as President & CEO of Manitou for a further period of 4 years until the Annual General Assembly in 2022 that will approve the financial statements of 2021.
Dec. 8, 2017 - The Association of Equipment Manufacturers recently recognized Hatz Diesel of America for its 25 years of association membership. The award was presented to Hatz President & CEO Mike Hartoonian by AEM Representative, Paul Malek.
Dec. 6, 2017 - Máquina Solo is the ALLU distributor for its Transformer and Processor ranges of equipment throughout Brazil. The company, founded in 1998, has particularly found a ready market for the ALLU M-Series, with the enormous processing power of the equipment being put to good use in various surface mining applications.
Nov. 28, 2017 - Genie invites customers to ask questions and get answers about operator training for aerial work platforms (AWPs), or mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPs), during its upcoming “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) event, December 4-8, 2017. On Monday, December 4th, Genie will post an AMA prompt on the Genie® Aerial Pros AMA Event page, as well as will be shared on social media simultaneously, to garner questions. The post will stay open, or “live,” for questions and comments through Friday, December 8th. The goal of this fourth Genie AMA event is to educate customers on how the new CSA B354 and proposed ANSI A92 standards in North America will impact aerial operator training.
Nov. 24, 2017 - A major rebrand of ALLU has helped deliver impressive results for the Finnish based engineering company. The development of the ‘ALLU Transformer’ brand and strategy was undertaken by leading UK industrial marketing agency Armstrong in order to accurately portray the true attributes of the ALLU equipment.
Nov. 24, 2017 - SmartLoad Technology and AccessReady from JLG Industries earned gold awards in Lift and Access magazine’s 2017 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) Awards. The competition also honored JLG 1644 and 1732 high capacity telehandlers with a silver award.