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Hybrid Fleet Addition Considerations

Technology continually transforms business operations. The Internet has increased efficiencies and reduced the time it takes to complete many tasks from weeks or days to minutes or seconds.   Today’s technology enables rental companies to efficiently track machine location, upcoming service items, utilization rates, and it alerts service personnel to problems with a machine even…

What is Dual Parallelogram Linkage on Articulating Booms?

From painting and power washing to more complex tasks, the ability to follow a wall is an important feature for many articulating boom applications. In fact, it’s why Genie came up with its dual parallelogram linkage design, which can be found on most smaller Genie® Z™-boom models.   With traditional boom technology found on many…

Envelope Control: Here’s What You Need to Know

Envelope Control — you may have run across this term while reading about the latest advances in boom lift technology. If you’re not familiar with it, here’s an explanation of what it is and how it benefits you and your customers.   Envelope control regulates the maximum boom outreach and lift height on select Genie®…

Envelope Control for Aerial Work Platforms

Envelope-controlled aerial work platforms are growing in popularity in the rental market because they have enabled the equipment to achieve greater heights. If you’re new to envelope-controlled machines, there are a few basic things you need to understand. What is Envelope Control? Envelope control systems are developed with a calibration process to assure the machine’s…

It’s all About Access for California Steel Contractor

There’s little denying the value boom lifts bring to the jobsite: improvements in efficiency, safety, and productivity are inherent benefits the technology affords its users. Occasionally, however, a situation arises when even the traditional straight boom simply won’t do and companies have to seek out a specialty tool to keep things happening onsite. For steel contractor CW Services, that situation was an…

Product Walk Around: Genie Z™-33/18 Articulating Boom

Whether you need to drive through standard doorways, around obstacles or to access overhead work from aisles, it’s all possible with the compact Genie Z-33/18 electric boom lift. With a tight turning radius, a turntable rotation, and Fast Mast™ boom function, this light-weight boom is well-suited to tasks on sensitive floors such as airports, shopping centers and theaters.

What is the difference between an articulating boom and a telescopic boom?

Aerial lift equipment is used in a wide range of industries on jobsites and in facilities around the world. Boom lifts, in particular, are an ideal choice for applications where you need to lift workers, tools and materials extended heights to get the job done. Two different types of boom lifts dominate the market today:…