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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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The Power of Data

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

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MEWP and Telehandler Operation – What Operators Must Do Before Every Shift

There are five concepts of safe machine operation, all of which are outlined in the machine’s operator’s manual, for Genie® aerial equipment, including mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPS, formerly AWPs) and telehandlers.

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The Brand Matters When Purchasing Used MEWP Equipment

There are reasons some aerial work platforms (AWP) is considered a top-tier brand, maintains its value and garners a fairly premium price in the used market.

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Questions to Help Select the Right Mobile Elevating Work Platform for the Job

If you are new to renting mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), it is important to look for an equipment vendor you can use as a trusted advisor.

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Buy OEM Tires for Your MEWP Fleet

Aftermarket parts may seem like a small part of your rental business, but they can have a big impact on your bottom line.

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Evaluating the Right Mix New, Used and Reconditioned MEWPs for Your Rental Fleet

The 1990s saw an explosion in the popularity of self-propelled mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) on construction and facilities jobsites. Since that time, MEWPs have shown a much longer lifespan in the secondary market, which has led to an increase in the confidence of used equipment — positively affecting demand.

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Choose Genuine Parts for Your Genie® MEWP Fleet

Mobile elevated work platforms, or commonly known as MEWPs, need to go through the proper maintenance and services to keep these machines running at an optimal level.

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Genie Goes the Extra Mile for Polar Research Station, Greenland

In 2018, CH2M Hill Polar Services (CPS) consulted several aerial access equipment manufacturers for an access solution to assist in construction and maintenance tasks as part of its activity at Summit Station, a polar research platform in Greenland.

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Buy Pre-Owned Aerials Like a Pro

Pre-owned mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) are increasingly popular in rental fleets.

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Slab vs. Rough Terrain Scissor Lift Applications

Choosing the right scissor lift for your jobsite is more than knowing the model’s platform space and lift capacity.

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Selecting the Best Aerial Lift to Fit Your Jobsite Needs

While every jobsite has its unique challenges and requirements, there are a few key elements that will help you determine the best fit machine for the job.

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What MEWP Should You Choose?

Choosing the right mobile elevated work platform, or MEWP, for your jobsite needs might seem simple enough — but, have you thought it all through?

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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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Service Minute: Aerial Equipment Reliability Tips

Having worked in the Genie® field and phone support for over 20 years, I’ve noticed a couple of things about machine reliability

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Act on Low-Level Access Opportunities

Work always has to be done in the air, and before powered lifts, contractors used ladders and scaffolding.

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Platform Accessories to Keep in Your Parts Inventory

Sometimes platform accessories are designed to keep your boom lifts in compliance with industry safety standards or safe use practices mandated on customer jobsites.

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Montreal’s Massive New Champlain Bridge Project Calls on 18 Genie® Boom Lifts

Just like many U.S. cities, Montreal faces the challenges of stretching roadway and bridge life well beyond their designed intent — and obtaining funding for updates.

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Trailer-Mounted Booms Are Staples in Rental Fleets

Trailer-mounted booms have become a staple in rental fleets of all sizes.

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Light Towers Keep Crews Working in the Dark

Working in the dark has become an experience that most construction workers will participate in during their careers.

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Routine Maintenance Overview for Genie Telehandlers

Reminding your customers about the importance of checking fluid levels and greasing the machine daily should be something your employees do whenever a telehandler goes out on rent.

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Maximum Utilization is Just the Start

What if I were to tell you that, with a single hybrid articulated boom, you could efficiently complete both inside and outdoor projects?

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Genie® SX™-180 Boom Saves O.D.S. Marine Time and Money

The Chenaux Generating Station on the Ottawa River in Ontario, Canada, uses the river’s current to generate electricity to power nearly 150,000 homes on the grid.

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Practical Innovations | Ask Me Anything June 4th-8th

A huge thank you to everyone that participated in this Practical Innovations | Ask Me Anything event!

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Tips for Making Money on Parts

As a rental store owner working in the equipment industry, parts are a small part of your business.

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Hybrids vs. Tier 4

What if you combined a Ford F150 work truck with a Tesla electric car?

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Hy(brid) Anxiety

Admittedly, at the surface, the overall fuel electric Genie Z-60/37 FE package is a revolutionary concept in design, increasing application versatility without sacrificing power or productivity.

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Interpreting a Telehandler’s Load Charts

When the job calls for lifting, moving and placing materials on jobsites, telehandlers are a great go-to equipment choice, because these machines can complete all those tasks with just one unit — as opposed to needing a combination of machines, such as a skid steer loader and small crane to complete a job.

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Building Heritage Enlists Genie® Lift Equipment to Boost Restoration Efficiency

Traveling along the scenic northeastern U.S. countryside, one can’t help but notice many historic buildings.

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Living Up to the Hype

Hybrid aerial work platforms are not new to the market. For nearly two decades, manufacturers have developed hybrid technologies for customers who demand more operating flexibility and value and want environmental sustainability.

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Why the Genie® Fall Arrest Bar Allows Safe Exit and Work Around Access

Articulating and telescopic booms are designed to carry personnel to elevated work locations.

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Aerial Fleet Management: Considerations for 2WD vs. 4WD Boom Lifts

Aerial equipment is among the most rented machines in your rental store’s fleet.

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Aerial Operator Training | Ask Me Anything December 4th - 8th

A huge thank you to everyone that participated in this Genie Aerial Operator Training | Ask Me Anything event!

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Responding to the New Normal

Changes to North American standards (ANSI A92 in the United States and CSA B354 in Canada) are expected to come in 2018 and will create a new “normal” for mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), formerly known as aerial work platforms (AWPs), worldwide.

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Hybrid Fleet Addition Considerations

Technology continually transforms business operations.

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Tips for Using Battery-Powered Machines in Cold Environments

Many customers ask: “Can I use my Genie®battery-powered aerial in cold environments, like food processing facilities, cold storage units or in cold climates?”

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