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JLG Industries, Inc., with roots in McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania, is the world’s leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of access equipment. The Company’s diverse product portfolio includes leading brands such as JLGaerial work platforms; JLG, SkyTrak and Lulltelehandlers; and an array of complementary accessories that increase the versatility and efficiency of these products. JLG is an Oshkosh Corporation Company . Within the material handling industry, JLG can be considered a niche company, having focused more on specialized equipment that provides human access to high and difficult places through uniquely designed reach equipment.
The company is named after its founder, John L. Grove, whose business career began in partnership with his brother who together built their crane manufacturing company into an industry leader. JLG Industries, Inc. emerged after a cross country road trip in the late 1960’s with his wife Cora. The new company was to become the world’s leading manufacturer of mobile aerial work platforms and specialized material handling equipment. During the trip, wherein Groves mixed business with pleasure, he discovered a large untapped market for a product that could safely and quickly put people in the air to perform construction and maintenance functions. This conclusion was reached after discussions with business associates along the way and by witnessing a tragic electrocution of two workers on scaffold while the Groves were visiting the Hoover Dam.
Groves joined with two partners, bought a small metal fabrication business and with a crew of 20 workers built and sold the first JLG aerial work platform in 1970. Technology used in that first platform is still being used by the company today in its development of innovative products to help their customers be more productive and work more safely.
Today, JLG Industries, Inc. is committed to being the provider of choice worldwide for access equipment.Through leadership, teamwork and dedication, the company vision is to provide world-class excellence in quality, service and delivery to their distributors and customers, opportunity and enrichment for their employees; and superior performance for their shareholders.
Having carved out its niche as the international leader in the access and reach industry, JLG is known world-wide for its Aerial Work Platforms and Boom Lifts. From 10 feet to 150 feet, JLG aerial work platforms can get you there. JLG offers more than 50 models of boom lifts, scissor lifts, mast booms, lift trucks, and vertical mast lifts to fit all of your personnel lifting requirements. With factory-designed accessories, you can be more efficient and productive than ever. Since 1969 when founder John L. Grove invented the first self-propelled boom lift, JLG has been working hard to find ways to make the job easier and safer for companies requiring reach equipment.
JLG Industries, Inc. offers three brands of commercial telehandlers. JLG,, SkyTrak, and Lull telehandler brands feature all-wheel steering, including two-wheel, four-wheel circle, and four-wheel crab to meet various maneuverability requirements. Lulltelehandlers have a unique precision placement system. JLG promises that users of their three brands of telehandlers will reach greater heights of performance with their equipment.
JLG Stock pickers are designed to help improve efficiency, reach, and safety while performing stock picking, general maintenance, or other repetitive tasks. The compact design and outstanding maneuverability of JLGstock pickers provide close access to shelving and materials – virtually eliminating the need for ladders or other elevating devices.JLGs push-around models feature large platforms, 500 lb capacities, and working heights of up to 21 ft without the need for outriggers. JLG also offers mobile models that can be driven at full platform height and configured to your specific stock-picking requirements.
Quality products deserve strong ground support. JLG offers a variety of programs to keep your fleet running, eliminating down time when parts and service are needed. With JLG Ground Support, their comprehensive collection of services helps get the maximum return on your investment. From aftermarket parts, call center support, service centers, and warranty information to manuals, training and pre-owned equipment, you’ve got convenient access to the solutions you need. No matter where you are in the world. The JLG dealer network of distribution partners, supported by their parts distribution facilities, service center and corporate support teams, guarantees timely response to keep your company working, pre-sale and after sale.
Since John L. Grove and his wife took that cross country trip at the end of the 1960s which led to the creation of JLG Industries, the company has made great strides as an industry innovator and leader. In 1973 the first JLG Scissor Lift was introduced. By 1977, the company expanded to Europe, establishing European headquarters in Great Britain. Expansion to Australia took place in 1982. In 1998, the 50,000th JLG Scissors Lift rolled off the assembly line at Bedford, Pa., and the company opened a new facility in Shippensburg, Pa. JLG reached its One Billion Dollar sales milestone in the millennium year of 2000 and rolled out its 100,000th Scissor Lift in 2001. Further expansion into Belgium took place in 2002 and to France in 2003 and in 2008 the company launched a new manufacturing facility in China.
Today, with its portfolio of proven innovation, global expansion and quality products, JLG Industries, Inc. is committed to being the provider of choice worldwide for access and reach equipment.
JLG Industries, Inc.1 JLG DriveMcConnellsburg, PA 17233-9533(717) 485-5161 – https://www.jlg.com
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