JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and manufacturer of aerial platform equipment and telescopic material handlers has expanded its focus on its low-level access offerings for facilities in North America. JLG’s low-level access solutions offer a safe and efficient alternative to ladders and scaffolding during facility management work in buildings.
Low-level access equipment models from the company include the eco-friendly, non-powered EcoLift series (introduced in early 2016); the 830P push-around mast lift; and LiftPod® personal portable lifts.
“We see great opportunity in the low-level access market, and are committed to offering customers a wide selection of products to solve their unique challenges,” said Paul Kreutzwiser, JLG Industries global director, scissor/verticals/low-level access category. “Acquiring Power Towers Ltd. helped strengthen our existing offering. The EcoLift series is a true game changer in the rental industry because of its robust and rental-tough design.”
The JLG EcoLift 50 and EcoLift 70 are designed to be virtually maintenance-free. This is due to a patented stored power lift/lower system that requires no batteries, hydraulics, oils, or controls. Operators raise and lower the platform by turning a handle. The EcoLift models provide working heights of 10′ 11″ and 13′ 2″, respectively. The lifts’ lightweight design makes them easy to push around a job site. Both models are rated for 330 pound capacity, leaving room for materials and tools to boost productivity. With hydraulics or motors, the eco-friendly lifts are virtually silent, which can make them a preferred piece of equipment for finish work on construction sites or for maintenance access equipment in schools, hospitals, and other institutions.
The 830P push-around mast lift uses hydraulics to lift operators to a working height of 14′ and offers workers a 29″x39″ platform featuring 440 pounds of capacity. A lightweight design makes it easy for operators to push the lift into position, making it a suitable option for finish work and sensitive floor applications.
The LiftPod personal portable lifts offer plant and facility maintenance workers a secure platform and the ability to work 360° with both hands at heights of up to 20′. The LiftPod consists of a few key components for simple assembly and disassembly, increasing portability between work sites. And a tool tray increases job site productivity, with a total platform capacity of 330 pounds.