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Loxam on access
Don Kenny, CEO of Loxam’s access division, shares his views on acquisitions, rebranding and the future of the division
Reaching potential
Mike Reichert, the new president of US-based Custom Equipment, talks to AI about the company’s takeover and plans
Van mounts and pick-up lifts
Pick-up mounts are an increasingly common addition to manufacturers’ ranges, while van mounts are offering greater flexibility
Fast data: telematics in the access industry
The need to collect and decipher machine data quickly and effectively is becoming a vital part of our industry. AI reports 
The hybrid/electric access market
Green energy access equipment solutions are taking on a whole new level of importance
India horizons
Gemini Power Hydraulics is helping to change the way India uses working at height equipment. Euan Youdale spoke to company director Aahan Sethi
Getting serious about training
As virtual reality becomes more mainstream, companies are using it to improve our everyday lives. 
The changing landscape of scissors
The US and China are having a major effect on the scissor lift market, both for different reasons
Scanclimber aquisition: looking to the future
Euan Youdale speaks with Scanclimber managing director Eerik Nousiainen following its acquisition by Tractel Group
ANSI and CSA standards explained
The new ANSI and CSA standards for MEWPs are now closer to the European EN280. Brandon Tucker at JLG explains
Mills plans for brighter future
Euan Youdale spoke with Sérgio Kariya, the president of Brazil’s biggest rental company Mills, about the past and the future
A year of growth at Klubb
Klubb has come a long way since starting up as a manufacturer of van mounts in 2015, with its headquarters in France. More recently, the company also moved in truck mounts. Euan Youdale talks to Klubb’s president Julien Bourrellis about its activities and plans
GMG: new thinking
GMG (Global Machinery Group), a US-based company with locations in California and the Netherlands has entered the aerial work platform industry. Euan Youdale talks to its CEO Jim Tolle.
China manufacturing: raising the stakes
Euan Youdale met with the heads of Sany Palfinger, XCMG and LGMG, in China, to find out about their new access divisions and their global ambitions.
Teupen: on the right tracks
Martin Borutta took up the reins as the new CEO of Teupen last December. He spoke with Euan Youdale about the future of Teupen and the tracked sector
Multitel Pagliero: generating innovation
Innovation and expansion is the philosophy at Multitel Pagliero. The company’s co-owner Renzo Pagliero tells Euan Youdale about his plans.
The future of Manitou
Manitou Group has growth on its horizon. Lindsey Anderson and Euan Youdale visited the company’s facilities and got the scoop on the coming 18 months
Interview: AFI Group
AFI acquired Kimberly Access earlier this year, making it the biggest specialist access equipment rental company in the UK. Shareholder and recently inaugurated IPAF president Nick Selley talks to AI about the company’s plans globally and his view of consolidation in the access market  
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