All Access Equipment Articles

Almac has new majority owner
Private equity firm Wise Equity acquires majority stake from company founders 
Trendlines: Equipment rental remains solid in 2022
Rental business appears to be holding steady, with increased sales prices and rental rates and steady utilization
Five new machines to look out for at Bauma
Manufacturers are revealing more details on new machines as the return of the trade show nears
Allsafe to road-test diesel fuel conditioner
British scaffolder will test SulNOxEco tank additive aiming to reduce emissions and improve fuel efficiency of its service fleet as part of a five-year sustainability effort
JLG appoints global supply chain lead
Andy Daw, VP global procurement and supply chain, to build resilient supply chain for JLG and Jerr-Dan
ELS to launch electric RT
The RT12-E continues manufacturer’s green transformation strategy across its product categories
Update on electric construction machine launches
More than 90 new products added in Q2 and a third were electric
Oshkosh partners with second robotics firm
JLG’s parent company has announced a new alliance with Robotic Research
Launch of electric construction equipment accelerates in 2022
Almost half of new construction products launched this year have been electric
The future of MEWP batteries
Interview: Noble Zhang, C&D Trojan general manager, discusses battery options for aerial platforms 
JLG names connected solutions director
Ara Eckel is director of product management for the company’s connected solutions platform
Skyjack president discusses new facilities in China
Interview: Ken McDougall on how Skyjack will serve the Asia Pacific region
Manitou opens €26 million MEWP factory
New ‘smart’ facility in France is strategic move targeting growing MEWP markets
LiuGong lays global plans
Interview: Phil Graysmark, Access Division director, reveals European and N.American expansion details 
Electric scissors - battery advancements
Electric scissor lifts have long been powered by lead acid batteries, but a new energy source is currently making its way into the industry. ALH reports.
XCMG starts access push in Europe
Chinese OEM appoints Hans Aarse and Edwin Van der Laar to head the European project
Oshkosh appoints technology specialist
Jay Iyengar will lead development of cutting-edge technology and a ‘next generation’ supply chain 
JLG introduces boom lift battery conversion kit
The kit has been introduced for the diesel 660SJ, and will soon be available for other models 
Hy-Brid Lifts appoints new CEO
Jay Sugar rejoins parent company Custom Equipment as president and CEO, following a brief stint in 2019 
Eco-friendly access
The construction industry is undergoing a transformative shift to adapt more environmentally friendly practices. Lindsey Anderson reports.
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