TIME Manufacturing Company unveiled several new products at the International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) in Louisville, Kentucky. New products presented at the show included the following units:
Skybird 215I: 66 m, 500 kV insulated aerial lift
The Skybird project is a joint venture between TIME Manufacturing Company and Ruthmann utilizing the strengths of both companies to create a 66 m insulated aerial lift that complies with ANSI A92.2 cat. A, 500 kV. The Skybird 215I has a 5 stage telescopic lower boom with a side mounted, insulated telescopic upper boom. Besides the telescopic upper boom, other unique features of the insulated unit includes variable maximum outreach relative to platform load and a combined platform and material handler capacity of 600 kg. The Skybird 215I boasts 66 m working height, 32 m maximum outreach (at 100 kg), 600 kg combined platform and material handler capacity (of with the material handler is limited to 300 kg) and fibre optics controls with two joysticks and a clear text display for error diagnostics and sensor outputs.
Danish equipment rental company CITO has taken delivery of 9 AWPs from TIME Danmark as part of an extensive fleet renewal and expansion process conducted by CITO CEO Peter Fischer Kjær.
CITO has received a Versalift VTX-240, 4 trailer lifts from Dinolift, 3 scissor lifts from Skyjack and a tracked spider lift from Hinowa. The primary item in the order is the 24 m Versalift VTX-240 destined to replace an existing 21 m truck mounted lift.
Dutch access company HDW Nederland BV has effective immediately been appointed the new exclusive Dutch distributor of Versalift aerial access platforms. HDW is responsible for all sales and service of the full product range of Versalift aerial access platforms on the Dutch market.
“We are very pleased to welcome HDW as our new Dutch distributor. HDW is a well-established retailer in the access industry with extensive industry knowledge, a vast network and an excellent service setup. I am certain this partnership will be prosperous for both parties,” says Per Torp, Managing Director of TIME International.
Norwegian Power Company Stange Energi has taken delivery of a high voltage insulated Versalift mounted on a MAN truck from the Norwegian Versalift distributor Brubakken AS. The unit, a Versalift VST-5500-MHI, features an articulated lower boom with a side mounted telescopic upper boom and has a class C insulation rating of 46 kV and below.
The Danish Rental Association visited TIME Danmark in Farsø last Thursday as part of the organizations members meeting and got the opportunity to see the all new Hinowa 26 m tracked spider.
Even though the unhospitable weather with its heavy wind gusts and ongoing rain didn’t exactly invite visitors to test the work platforms, the meeting was nevertheless a success when the Danish Rental Association held its members meeting at TIME Danmark in Farsø last Thursday. The Danish Rental Association is a division of the Danish Construction Council with key industry players involved with the ownership, production, sales and rental of machines for the construction industry.
Danish rental company AH Lift has bought the first Hinowa LightLift 26.14 tracked spider lift in Denmark from local Hinowa retailer TIME Danmark. The new Hinowa was presented in Denmark for the first time for industry members at a business meeting for the Danish Rental Association hosted at the TIME Danmark Headquarters in Farsø. The Danish Rental Association is an association of companies involved with the ownership, production, sale and rental of machines for the construction industry.
Danish Rental Company Del-Pin has taken delivery of two Versalift VTX-240 truck mounted aerial work platforms (AWPs) from TIME Danmark.
Del-Pin is an all-purpose equipment rental company with multiple locations across Denmark. With more than 60 years of experience in this market, Del-Pin is constantly working on maintaining and expanding the equipment range to be able to meet customer demands and maintain a strong market position. This order marks another expansion of the company’s fleet of vehicle mounted AWPs.
Team TIME has received the 2015 Farsø Business Award for its ongoing efforts to promote the economic and general development of the Farsø region in the northern part of Denmark. The award, an engraved silver platter, was presented to CEO Per Torp and Technical Manager Frands Kristensen by the chairman of the council, Brian Otte Samuelsen at the general assembly Wednesday.
Deutsche Bahn (DB), the largest Railway Company in Europa, has received two truck mounted Versalifts sold by the German Versalift distributor Ruthmann.
DB has received two Versalift VT-145-F of the HD (Heavy Duty) range of Versalift AWPs mounted on 7.49 t GVW MAN trucks with double cabs and custom aluminium toolbox configurations on the chassis. Equipped with a 200° articulating jib arm, FPC electro-hydraulic controls and non-extendable H-frame outriggers, the AWP has 14.3 metres of working height and up to 9.6 metres of outreach. The maximum platform capacity is 230 kg.
TIME International hosted a successful sales meeting attended by the Ruthmann sales team on March 9-10.
Clear blue skies and minimal wind provided superb conditions for the outdoors demonstration and training of 18 Versalift AWPs set up at the test and training facilities of TIME International in Farsø. Besides the practical demonstration, the sales meeting consisted of strategy discussions, a company presentation and new sales material.
Energy Company Electricity North West has taken delivery of a tailor-made aerial work platform (AWP) mounted on a tracked undercarriage from Versalift UK. The custom AWP has been designed by TIME International to match the tough demands of Electricity North West. The machine is capable of scaling extremely rough terrain to access electrical lines in the most inaccessible locations.
TIME Danmark has delivered a unique Versalift vehicle mounted aerial work platform with elevator to Citelum in response to the company’s recent contract on street light maintenance in Copenhagen.
Citelum has taken delivery of a Versalift vehicle mounted aerial work platform (AWP) from TIME Danmark destined to help the company replace and service thousands of street lights in the municipality of Copenhagen. The transition to the more environmentally friendly LED fixtures is expected to cut energy expenditures by more than half greatly reducing the operating costs for the municipality.
Heavy Duty Versalift
The delivered AWP, a Versalift VT-66-LFE on a 15.5 ton MAN truck, is a top of the line model from the Versalift HD (Heavy Duty) range of AWPs with extra strong booms fabricated from high strength steel providing superior working conditions in the cage. The AWP vehicle is tailored to the specific requests of Citelum making it a truly unique product.
TIME Danmark has returned from a grand scale road show with visits to 24 access rental companies across Denmark.
“It’s a long way down from up there,” said a spectator, as he let go of the railing, untied his safety lanyard and stepped down onto solid ground following a trip that momentarily had brought him 54 metres closer to the sky.
The 54 metre Ruthmann Steiger T 540 truck mounted access platform was a big crowd magnet when TIME Danmark, a subsidiary of American TIME Manufacturing Company, visited Danish access rental companies in November. The caravan, 13 different access platforms with working heights ranging from 5 to 54 metres, visited 24 access rental companies providing their staff the opportunity to see and try a range of new machines and brands.
Norwegian rental company Høydespesialisten has taken delivery of a Versalift VTX-240 and a Ruthmann Steiger TBR 220 from TIME Danmark. Both access platforms have been installed on Nissan Cabstar chassis and coated in the characteristic blue colours of the Oslo based company.
Jan Jenssen from TIME Danmarks Norwegian distributor Brubakken handed over the keys to Jens Jensen from Høydespesialisten in Oslo making Høydespesialisten in possession of the very first Versalift VTX-240 on Norwegian soil.
Danish Rental Company Ringsted Liftudlejning has taken delivery of a Versalift VTX-240 access platform vehicle from TIME Danmark. Both lift and vehicle, a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter chassis, have received a custom paint job in orange and yellow colours to match the brand profile of Ringsted Liftudlejning.
“We wish Ringsted Liftudlejning all the best – and we expect their customers will benefit from the machine in many years to come,” said Lars Rønde, Sales Manager at TIME Danmark.
Earlier this year, TIME International launched the Versalift VTX-240 aimed at Equipment Rental Companies. The special boom design with 2 telescopic booms with each 2 extensions gives the lift the ability to reach up and over buildings as well as an impressive 24.2 metre working height. Having a GVW rating of just 3.5 tonne, the vehicle is accessible to operators with a regular class B driver’s licence.