Bil-Jax Retractable Axle System in Action

Announced in late 2005, Bil-Jax, Inc., Archbold, Ohio, has developed an optional retractable axle system for its new Summit Series trailer-mounted boom lifts, allowing select towable aerials to retract to a 34-inch width and pass through single doorways and most fence gates. As shown in the video, the optional retractable axle system features a patent-pending […]

05/04/2006 - 05:00 am

Honoring the Industry’s People of Distinction

Within any organization is a person, department, or team whose work not only benefits the employer, but also contributes positively to the industry as a whole. Lift and Access magazine would like to publicly recognize those individuals who have made a difference through their philanthropy, creativity, research, innovation or hard work. Like our LLEAP Awards, […]

05/04/2006 - 05:00 am

White Hydraulics Changes Name, Introduces New Logo

White Hydraulics, Inc., Hopkinsville, Ky., announced it has changed its corporate name to White Drive Products, Inc., to better reflect the company's focus on providing a complete range of products tailored for mobile hydraulic drive applications. With the introduction of its new name, the company also launched a new logo. In the last five years, […]

04/04/2006 - 05:00 am

Haulotte Group Announces New Service Initiative

In order to meet its customers' service expectations, the Haulotte Group, L'Horme, France, introduces Haulotte Services, a new full-service customer support initiative. In addition to its technical assistance and maintenance programs, Haulotte Services now offers spare parts and tailored training programs. Based in a new 64,500 square-foot Expertise and Reception Center at the company's headquarters, […]

04/04/2006 - 05:00 am

Gehl Discontinues Agricultural Product Lines

Gehl Co., West Bend, Wis., announced it plans to discontinue its agricultural implement product lines, including hay tools, feedmaking, and forage harvesting equipment. Manufacturing operations will wind down over the next 60 days. Approximately 140 employees outside of Gehl's corporate headquarters will be affected by this action. Gehl's decision to discontinue the agricultural implement product […]

03/04/2006 - 05:00 am

MLE Receives Patent for Load Sensing System

Man & Material Lift Engineering, Cudahy, Wis., recently received patent No. 7,004,285 for its load sensing system. With the need for increased productivity and platform load carrying capabilities, the company's Quad Lifter product offers up to 3,000 pounds platform capacity. To safely lift these heavy loads, the company developed its own load sensing system that […]

31/03/2006 - 06:00 am

NER Launches 24-Hour Tip Line

National Equipment Register (NER) recently created a 24-hour, national “Stolen Equipment Tip Line” at 866- NER-TIPS (866-637-8477). The hotline provides a way for anyone with information about stolen equipment to help combat a growing problem for equipment owners. In fact, one such call recently resulted in the recovery of nine machines worth nearly $400,000. “Although […]

28/03/2006 - 06:00 am

Magic Arm Receives OSHA Approval, West Coast Distributor Named

The uniquely designed Magic Arm below-the-hook crane attachment recently received OSHA's stamp of approval. Based on a review of previously submitted drawings and specifications of the Magic Arm by master distributor Nycon International, Westerly, R.I., the government agency indicated in an interpretation letter that it was not aware of any inconsistencies between the Magic Arm […]

22/03/2006 - 06:00 am

Serial Production Begins for Tadano-Brand Chassis

Tadano Ltd. has begun production of the new truck crane carrier at its factory in Shido, Japan. Production began in January, and the first shipments were made this month. Approximately 100 units are scheduled for production in 2006 for the 55-tonne capacity GT-550E truck crane. The new carrier will also be supplied to Tadano's Chinese […]

22/03/2006 - 06:00 am

IMT Offers New Electric Telescopic Cranes

Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Inc. (IMT), Garner, Iowa, recently added Models 2003i, 3203i, 4004i, and 6006i to its line of electric telescopic cranes. Ranging in capacity from 2,000 pounds (7,000 ft-lb) to 6,000 pounds (36,000 ft-lb) and compatible with the IMT Dominator field service vehicles and Diamond Series crane body, the cranes can be configured […]

22/03/2006 - 06:00 am

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