Hands on access equipment
July 20, 2009 – Haulotte Group/BilJax hosted a customer open house at its Archbold, Ohio, manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters.
|Live product demonstrations allowed attendees to get a close look |
at the access equipment on display during the Haulotte Group/BilJax
open house held at the company’s manufacturing facility.
July 20, 2009 – Haulotte Group/BilJax hosted a customer open house at its Archbold, Ohio, manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters. The event featured aerial work platforms, scaffolding, and the new AS 2100 aluminum staging system.
More than 30 companies from the US and Canada attended the event. The day kicked off with a welcome message and tours of the manufacturing facility to see where and how the products they purchase are made. One of the highlights of the tour was the new Optimum 1930 E scissor line which is the first product in the Haulotte AWP product offering to be manufactured in the US.
The day also included product demonstrations. A close-up presentation of the new AS 2100 was given by Eric Short, event product manager, and Einstein Francis, design engineer.
“The AS 2100 demonstration let the customers see how simple set-up can be; with almost no nuts and bolts and the t-lock guardrails assembly is made uncomplicated,” says Chuck Hutchinson, vice president scaffold and event sales. The Attendees saw lift demonstrations by the regional territory managers while service technicians operated the machines.
Customers were able to operate the equipment and ask questions. “The product demonstrations and hands-on time was a great way to familiarize the customers with, not only the product, but also the team who supports the products,” says Brent Hagedorn, vice president of AWP Sales.
The Haulotte Group’s acquisition of BilJax last year has expanded the company’s line of access equipment to include frame, system, and utility scaffolds, trailer mounted boom lifts, vertical and material lifts, contractor equipment and event staging and seating.