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Aerial Equipment 101: What Is a Scissor Lift?

Scissor lifts are a classification of manlift often found in construction and facility maintenance applications designed to elevate workers and their tools to working heights ranging from 19 ft (5.9 m) to 59 ft (17.9 m).

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Incorporate Customers in Your Rental Store's Marketing Efforts

When business owners think about marketing, they usually think about attracting new customers.

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Green Access Solutions: Rising to Meet Today’s Environmental Challenges

Around the globe, capital cities and large provincial towns are going greener.

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Advantages of Dual-Zone Operation on Genie® Scissor Lifts

As aerial industry standards continue to become more closely aligned worldwide, manufacturers like Genie, who produce scissor lifts (a classification of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPS) named for their lifting mechanism design — a stack of crossed tubes that work in a scissor-like fashion when the platform is raised and lowered) for global markets are taking a closer look at how requirements in these standards impact machine design and safe use.

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Common Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) Terms

It pays to be an expert in the equipment industry.

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How Machine Data Influences MEWP Maintenance and Service

When looking at a machine’s service and repair from that perspective, downtime costs a rental business big time.

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A Glossary of Common Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) Terms

Safety is always job one on aerial worksites.

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Why BIM?

“We think of BIM as a beginning-to-end concept,” says Josh Lyons, architect for The Thrasher Group, an architecture, engineering and field services company, headquartered in Bridgeport, W.Va.

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Recommending the Right MEWP

In today’s competitive market, we, at Genie, know that it is more important than ever for you to establish and earn your rental customers’ respect as a trusted advisor.

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MEWPs vs. Scaffolding

Prior to the introduction of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) in the 1970s, construction industry professionals relied almost exclusively on ladders and scaffolding to access major work at height projects.

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BIM Provides a Digital, Dynamic Representation of Jobsites

Technology is changing the way business the world does business.

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Power of Data

Increased market competition and competitive rental rates are significant challenges for rental companies.

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Utilize Telematics to Maintain a MEWP Fleet

Increased market competition and competitive rental rates are significant challenges for rental companies.

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Fall Arrest Bar on Genie® Booms: What You Need to Know

For more than 50 years, Genie has successively brought to market solutions that focus on operator safety.

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Guidelines for Returning a Damaged MEWP to Service

Although not a common occurrence, aerial equipment — like all machinery — can be involved in an incident that causes damage to the unit.

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Parts Ordering Advice for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms

When Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) in your rental fleet is down, pressure is put on the service tech to get it back up and running as quickly as possible.

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