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As North America’s most comprehensive lifting equipment magazine, each issue of Lift and Access analyzes new technologies, discusses industry trends, and reviews unique applications. Our coverage goes beyond equipment introductions. It provides an in-depth look at the advanced engineering, components, and ancillary products that further enhance the products’ usage and safety. In addition to construction and equipment rental, Lift and Access extends its mission to the overhead utility market and fleet procurement managers respectively through its Telecom & Utility Construction and Components & Consumables supplements. Both products look deeper into these specific lifting equipment sectors, providing in-depth product information to industry professionals.

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 •  December 9

After more than three years of ReachMaster Inc. being the exclusive distributors of Dinolift aerial lifts in North America, ReachMaster, Inc. and Finnish manufacturer Dinolift have mutually decided to terminate their current agreement, effective December 31, 2017. Ebbe Christensen, president of ReachMaster explained: “When we signed on with...

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 •  November 29

November 28, 2017 - McConnellsburg, Pa. — JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, is equipping its customers with a variety of new resources to help them better understand and comply with the anticipated changes to the American National Standards...

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 •  November 16

SPOKANE, WA (Nov. 16, 2017) — Norlift JCB, a division of Norlift, Inc. in Spokane, Washington, is the newest member of JCB’s growing North American dealer network. The dealership is located in the heart of Spokane’s industrial and commercial business district at 512 North Fancher Road. “We believe that our new association with JCB uniquely...

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 •  November 13

Nov. 13, 2017 MOLINE, IL: In its latest five-year forecast, the American Rental Association (ARA) expects equipment rental industry revenue to grow consistently with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between 2017 and 2021 of 4.7 percent in the United States, resulting in total revenue of $59.3 billion in 2021. According to the ARA Rental Market...

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 •  November 13

November 13, 2017 Watertown, S.D. – Terex Utilities and its dealer Xuzhou Handler Special Vehicles Co., Ltd. have signed a letter of intent for Xuzhou to purchase 5,000 units of insulated aerial devices from Terex over a five-year period, with a total value of more than USD 250 million. These products will support the continuing improvement and...

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 •  October 30

On October 17, JCB celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Loadall telescopic handler. Launched on Oct. 20, 1977, the new Loadall telescopic-boom handler mechanized lifting and loading tasks on building sites that were usually carried out by a small team of men. The potential for the Loadall in agriculture was also quickly harnessed, and the machine...

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 •  October 25

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for September was $8.7 billion, down 7 percent year-over-year from new business...

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 •  October 10

Illini Hi-Reach Inc., an equipment-rental company serving northern Illinois, northern Indiana, and southern Wisconsin, has opened a new branch in South Bend, Ind. The new location expands Illini Hi-Reach’s footprint in Indiana, and connects easily with the company’s headquarters in Crown Point, Ind., which was opened in the fall of 2015. The new...

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 •  June 27

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for May was $7.7 billion, up 13% year-over-year from new business volume in May...

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 •  June 21

Dominick A. “Nick” Vermet is the new general manager of the DEUTZ Power Center Midwest in North Kansas City, Mo. Vermet is managing the Midwest operation and also is responsible for both the Deutz Service Center in St. Louis and the soon-to-open Deutz Service Center Chicago locations. Before he accepted his new position, Vermet was Deutz's business...