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Manitou rotating telehandlers receive Equipment and Material prize at Intermat Innovation Awards

Manitou earned the Equipment and Material prize in the Components and Attachments category at the Intermat Innovation Awards.

The Manitou Group earned the Equipment and Material prize in the Components and Attachments category at the Intermat Innovation Awards. This distinction recognizes the group for its patented machine stabilization system for the MRT 2470 and MRT 3050 models. The prizes were handed out at the pre-Intermat event in Paris.

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Roofing contractor orders first XTreme XR1055 telehandlers citing safety features as selling point

Don Schulz, VP of Sales – Western Region for Xtreme Manufacturing; Rex Casanover, Ahern Rentals National Accounts; Kevin Matthews, Business Development Manager – Western USA, Xtreme Manufacturing; Ronnie McGlothlin, President, Empire Roofing (in cab); Matthew Elvin, CEO, Xtreme Manufacturing; Jeff Eckhardt, VP of Engineering, Xtreme Manufacturing; and Robby Hagan, Senior VP of Sales for North America, Xtreme Manufacturing.

Empire Roofing has taken delivery of the first six production models of the new Xtreme XR1055 rough-terrain telehandler from Xtreme Manufacturing.

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JLG to display high-capacity telehandler at World of Concrete

Optional SmartLoad technology is available on the JLG 1644 high-capacity telehandler.

JLG Industries will bring the newest addition to its line of high-capacity telehandlers – the JLG 1644 – to booth #C7264 at World of Concrete January 23–26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The booth will also feature the SkyTrak 8042 telehandler and the JLG 400S telescopic boom lift.

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Luff Industries first OEM in North America to achieve SKF Equipped status

Luff Industries first OEM in North America to achieve SKF Equipped status

Luff Industries, a Canadian manufacturer of conveyor components, is the first original equipment manufacturer in North America to achieve SKF Equipped status. The SKF Equipped program places strict quality standards on the design, manufacture and assembly of rotating equipment to achieve highest performance.

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Crane Industry Services offers new crane operator evaluation process

To assist employers in evaluating and documenting crane operator competency, Crane Industry Services, LLC introduces a new and efficient process called Qualified Crane Operator Evaluations (QCOE). The process gives employers valuable insights not available in certification testing by identifying specific operator strengths and skills that need to be improved.

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SCG acquires Custom Equipment and Hy-Brid Lifts brand

An affiliate of Stratford-Cambridge Group (SCG) has acquired Custom Equipment. Founded in 1981 as a welding and fabrication business, Custom first developed lifts for the cemetery and mausoleum markets which evolved into a full product range of scissor lifts and aerial work platforms for the construction and industrial markets featuring an electric drivetrain, low weight and high maneuverability.

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Terex Cranes North America announces new sales director

Terex Cranes North America announces new sales director

Terex Cranes announces Bill Cox as the new sales director for Terex Cranes North America. In his role, he will work with Terex Cranes' senior management to set and drive equipment sales strategy throughout the United States and Canada, lead the Terex Cranes internal and field sales teams, and interact with Terex Cranes distributors and customers. He replaces Mark Phillippi, who will retire at the end of the year. 

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Manitou earns award recognition for new range of agricultural telehandlers

The Manitou group has won the "Étoile du Design Made In France" prize at the Étoiles du Design ceremony held at the Pompidou Centre in Paris. Awarded by APCI (Agency for the Promotion of Industrial Creation), this prize recognizes the work done by the Design and R&D teams in stylistic, ergonomic and functional terms on the MLT NewAg range of agricultural telehandlers.

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Terex crane right choice for challenging location during downtown Vancouver project

New construction projects always come with a set of challenges, but the site and lifting needs are usually straight forward enough that several different crane options fit the requirements. Building reconstruction, on the other hand, typically comes with its own unique challenges. Often, there are obstacles in the way that make selecting the right crane much more difficult, and bidding the right crane can be the difference between getting the job and moving on to the next opportunity.

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​SENNEBOGEN'S MAXCAB NOW OFFERS MORE COMFORT

The newly upgraded SENNEBOGEN Maxcab is longer, providing the operator with both more personal space and additional room for creature comforts and storage.

Standard on SENNEBOGEN machines, the updated version of the Maxcab is about 3" (70 mm) longer than the previous generation. The resulting cab expansion not only provides more space for the operator to work comfortably. It also offers additional room for an optional electric cooler behind the seat, as well as additional storage space for other necessities.

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