Access International - January-February 2021

17 February 2021

Included in this issue:

NEWS
Multitel and AlmaCrawler partnership. APEX & IRE update, New busines plan for Manitou, JCB launches first electric telehandler, Bravi to build on strong 2020,Bronto appoints TRI-Lift in Canada.

MANUFACTURER NEWS 
Time Manufacturing Company is acquiring Ruthmann, with the sale set to complete in the first quarter of this year. Rolf Kulawik, the CEO of Ruthmann spoke to AI about the deal and the truck mount market.

TRUCK MOUNTS 
The truck mount market, particularly in the lower chassis weight categories remains a hotbed of development and competition.

PREVIEW: IAPA AWARDS 
Booking is now open for this year’s International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) which will be hosted for the first time ever as a global virtual event in conjunction with the IPAF Summit.

TECHNOLOGY SERIES: BATTERIES 
In the first of AI’s new technology series, battery suppliers and buyers weigh up the options in the market and the choice between lead acid and lithium solutions.

INTERVIEW: MATECO
mateco is expanding its global reach with a newly-enhanced used equipment website, which also reflects a wider group strategy. Andries Schouten, mateco’s COO, explains all.

ARTICULATED BOOM LIFTS 
The acceleration of electric- and hybrid- powered rough terrain boom lift products has become a familiar subject in recent years and remains a hot topic. AI investigates.

PREVIEW: APEX 
KHL events director Murray Pollok reports on plans for the APEX show 2021 and the co-located International Rental Exhibition (IRE).

IPAF NEWS 
A range of news updates and initiatives from the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF).

CHINA MANUFACTURING 
AI speaks to three OEMs with full manufacturing facilities in China about the access market in the country.

RENTAL REPORT 
UK-based Horizon Platforms is set to become an employee-owned business. AI spoke to the current shareholders of the company about the deal.

REVIEW: BAUMA CHINA
Bauma China visitor numbers may have been adversely affected by Covid-19 across the world but it remained an important show for access equipment.

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