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JLG now offers turf tires for G5-18A telehandlers

JLG Industries, Inc. has announced the availability of 33- x 16-inch turf tires. These tires are designed to be turf-friendly and provide excellent traction and floatation with minimal ground disturbance. Turf tires will be available as an option for the G5-18A Telehandlers in August 2018.

"The tires' minimal turf disturbance tread design is ideal for grounds maintenance for areas such as sport complexes and golf courses, along with residential construction and landscaping," said John Boehme, JLG senior product manager, telehandlers. 
 
Turf tires also have excellent durability with 12-ply rating and higher floatation for less imprint on turf. Turf tires increase the machine width to 76.5 inches.

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  • JLG Industries Inc.

    1 JLG Drive
    McConnellsburg , PA
    US , 17233-9533

    JLG Industries, Inc. is a world-leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of access equipment. The Company’s diverse product portfolio includes leading brands such as JLG® aerial work platforms; JLG and SkyTrak® telehandlers; and an array of complementary accessories that increase the versatility and efficiency of these products. JLG is an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE: OSK]. For more information about JLG Industries, Inc., visit www.jlg.com.

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