Lifting & Material Handling News
Continuing to focus on providing excellent customer support and service, Terex AWP has named Mitch Ely to the role of Genie Director of Customer Satisfaction and Reconditioning based in Redmond, Wash. Ely's new role will consist of leading the Genie customer satisfaction, reconditioning, used sales and service training teams for Terex AWP. Ely will report to Bob Bartley, Genie Senior Director of Product Support and Service Solutions, Terex AWP, in this position.
The 510-42 Loadall by JCB is a telescopic handler with a 10,000-lb maximum lift capacity and 42-foot lift height that requires no outriggers. The 510-42 is available with a JCB EcoMAX 109-hp engine requiring no diesel particulate filter, or a 74-hp engine requiring no diesel particulate filter (DPF) and no Diesel Engine Fluid (DEF).
Manitowoc Cranes will showcase a trio of cranes that thrive in utilities applications at the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition 2017 (ICUEE). At outdoor booth N2021, the company will highlight the Grove GHC30 telescoping crawler crane and a pair of National Crane boom trucks: the NBT45-1 and 890D. All three machines will be outfitted with special attachments to better show their effectiveness in the utilities market, and two of them — the GHC30 and NBT45-1 — will be shown at ICUEE for the first time.
Pettibone has introduced a 74-horsepower engine option for its Extendo 944B telehandler, giving end users and rental operators another material handling solution to fit their needs.
The newest member of the WOLFF clear family from Wolffkran, the 6020, includes technical modifications, offering the customer highest degrees of flexibility and safety in the 140-meterton range. Major improvements include an increased tip load capacity and the integration of numerous design details of the latest WOLFF clear models.
Combining a great look with productivity and comfort in a single product is not normally a simple task, especially when it comes to construction machinery. However, the new CUBE cab in Linden Comansa's tower cranes combines these three qualities, while bearing in mind that the cab is a work space and, as such, productivity should always be the number one requirement.
JLG wowed the crowds at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 with the world's tallest articulating boom lift. They also showcased technological advancements such as SmartLoad attachment recognition, No Touch Enhanced Detection System and self-levelling chassis.
Canada is steadily catching on to the benefits of the rotating telehandler. While still behind countries like Germany, where one in three telehandlers are of rotary design, these machines are gaining popularity across Canada in all construction trades.
Focusing on its commitment to provide excellent customer support and service, Genie has hired four new field service representatives in North America to represent the company - Victoria Bergsma, William Halfhill, Cory Baiz and Bart Fongers. Twenty-six Genie product support field technicians are now strategically located throughout the United States and Canada, providing assistance to our customers.
The Merlo Turbofarmer range of telehandlers from Manulift is made up of four models: TF35.7, TF33.9, TF30.9 and TF33.7. These telehandlers are equipped with a Deutz TCD Tier 4 Final engine generating 115 or 122 hp. A new engine hood has an air suction point well above ground for maximum protection against dust. A Fan Drive system allows users to change the rotation direction of the fan to help clean the radiator. A patented Class 1 hydrostatic transmission maximizes performance.
Kramer-Werke GmbH, a Wacker Neuson SE company, and John Deere GmbH & Co. KG, a member of the Deere & Company group, USA, have agreed to form a strategic alliance focusing on the sale of Kramer-branded material handling equipment for the agricultural market. The aim of the agreement is to build a long-term collaboration between the companies. The alliance is subject to approval from the relevant anti-trust authorities.
Wacker Neuson is expanding its telehandler line with the addition of the TH627. The TH627 is the second model in the manufacturer’s line to offer a unique ground-engaging telehandler that is a versatile three-in-one machine concept. Designed with a hydraulic universal attachment plate (SSL), the TH627 can be used with ground-engaging attachments and work like a (1) wheel loader to dig and carry, (2) a skid steer with a compact foot print capable of using multiple attachments and (3) a telehandler with a lift height of 18-feet, 7-inches and 5,500 pounds lifting capacity.
Gary Hirsch, Vice-President and General Manager of Bramco Inc., has no doubt about the source of his firm's continued growth and sales success.