Hinowa acquired by Oshkosh

Oshkosh Corporation a leading innovator of mission-critical vehicles and essential equipment, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Hinowa SpA, a privately held international company and leading manufacturer of track-based aerial work platforms, mini dumpers, lift trucks and undercarriages. Once complete, Hinowa will become part of the Oshkosh Access Equipment […]

17/11/2022 - 14:21 pm

Bob Begley named director for scissor, vertical and low-level lifts

JLG has appointed Bob Begley as director of product management for scissor, vertical and low-level access lifts. In this role, Begley is responsible for the company’s multi-generational product plan, as well as driving the direction and implementation of its go-to-market strategies. “Within the last few years, JLG has taken big leaps in the evolution of […]

01/03/2022 - 17:23 pm

JLG and RE2 Robotics integrating robotic solutions for MEWPs

JLG Industries has entered a developmental partnership with RE2 Robotics, a leading developer of intelligent robotic mobile manipulation systems. The collaboration of these two market leading companies is intended to advance the integration of robotics with access equipment to deliver improved operator safety and enhanced productivity on job sites. “Robotic technologies have long been used […]

27/02/2022 - 17:33 pm
Products  >  EWPs

‘Access your World’ virtual experience from JLG

In order to help demonstrate the company’s broad range of products and support services to existing and prospective customers in a more engaging way, JLG has released a virtual experience initiative. Known as ‘Access your World’, the on-demand platform provides a customer-focused virtual experience that allows visitors to intimately explore and consume information covering JLG’s […]

22/07/2021 - 08:30 am

JLG appoints new VP of Digital Technology

David Bammel has been named as the vice president of Digital Technology for JLG and Jerr-Dan. He is taking over the reins for the development and execution of OshKosh’s  Access segment’s digital vision and strategy. Frank Nerenhausen, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president of the company’s Access Segment said, “David is a thought-leader in […]

15/05/2021 - 09:21 am

Time to switch to electric?

With lithium-ion batteries offering an array of new possibilities for EWPs, there has never been a better time to look at all-electric and hybrid drive trains. Dan Jenkins reports. The Asia-Pacific region is typically not as strict as Europe when it comes to emissions from equipment like MEWPs. This means that the market for electric […]

14/04/2021 - 16:46 pm

Second JLG scissor lift joins Kennards Hire Museum

It’s over seven decades since Kennards Hire founder, Walter Kennard, started the company after hiring out his cement mixer. A lot of growth and change has happened at Kennards since then, as well as throughout the broader hire and rental industry. The Kennards Hire Museum in Artarmon, Sydney, captures much of the industry progression, especially […]

08/03/2021 - 20:50 pm

Back up with confidence

JLG’s Skytrak telehandlers are now available with a new multi-reverse camera system, which provides operators with an all-round view when backing up. This optional feature increases job site awareness by displaying multiple views from behind the machine – left, right, and rear. The SkyTrak multi-reverse camera system can be used for day or night operation […]

02/03/2021 - 13:28 pm

Size Matters

The UK pioneered the use of lightweight low-level access platforms and they have started to spread far beyond Europe. Is there a growing market for these products in Australasia, or is the 19-foot scissor still king? Dan Jenkins finds out.   While the 19ft scissor lift remains the backbone of any rental fleet, smaller self-propelled […]

11/01/2021 - 19:19 pm

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