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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.
U.S. announces tariff ruling on Chinese MEWP imports
Chinese MEWP OEMs could face significant import duties if ruling is upheld in November
Top 10 MEWP rental companies in North America
The annual ALH Aerials20 list illustrates a return to growth – with potential to hit record levels in the coming years – for the MEWP rental market in North America. ALH dissects the data.
Oshkosh reports “significant’ supply chain disruption
JLG’s owner says situation particularly challenging for access equipment and may lead to further price increases
United to debut tool-tracking utility trucks
United Rentals will unveil its “Truck of the Future” at The Utility Expo in Louisville later this month, plus hear educational sessions and more
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