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What is Considered a Hybrid?

Power systems for aerial work platforms continue to evolve, just like the machines they drive. It wasn’t long ago that engine choices were simply, “give me a diesel engine for outdoor applications and battery powered for working indoors.” Adapting to changing markets, machine applications and contractor needs, engine options and designs have evolved significantly over…

Genie® Booms Offer Wide Applications, High Efficiency at Qingdao Beihai Shipyard

If you trace the origins of aerials in the China market, you will find shipbuilding and Genie® booms at the core. One of the earliest companies to realize the advantages of working at height safely was Qingdao Beihai Shipbuilding Heavy Industry Co., Ltd (BSIC) based in the Qingdao, Shandong Province. Over the years, BSIC has purchased over 100 Genie® telescopic booms…

Aerial Battery Maintenance Tips

A well maintained battery can yield up to three times longer equipment life Electric booms and scissor lifts are indispensable tools at the jobsite. Compact and narrow, they quickly maneuver into tight areas to allow contractors to do their jobs. With their quiet operation and zero-emission design, they are essential for sensitive indoor applications. Batteries…