JLG JobSite December 2014
New JLG® ES Scissor Lifts help you get the job done on time and on budget.
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  December 2014
In This Issue
New ES Scissor Lifts
Material Handling Arm
Industry News
X600AJ Compact Crawler Boom
Data and Fleet Management
NEW JLG® PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Introducing the 2032ES and 2632ES Scissor Lifts
Introducing the 2032ES and 2632ES Scissor Lifts
The versatility and reliability of ES Scissor Lifts have made them staples of job sites and facilities worldwide. Operators rely on their maneuverability and efficient electric engines to get the job done on time and on budget. With the reputation of our lifts well-established, we are excited to introduce two new models of ES Scissor Lifts—the 2032ES and the 2632ES—designed to give you even more options for picking the right machine for the job.

Learn more about our 2032ES and the 2632ES.

Material Handling Arm
New Material Handling Arm Now Available
Designed for lifting and placing objects around the job site, the material handling arm is ideal for building construction and civil engineering applications. It’s currently available for the JLG® and SkyTrak® telehandlers.

Specs
  • Fully Extended: 13.3 ft; 2,000 lb capacity
  • Mid Boom Extension: 10.7 ft; 3,000 lb capacity
  • Fully Retracted: 8 ft; 4,000 lb capacity
Features
  • Telescoping capabilities in three locked positions
  • Multiple lift points allow the material handling arm to handle different load lengths and weights
  • Arm extends and retracts manually for reliable operation
To order as an option on a new machine, contact your JLG Representative or the Sales Department at 877-JLG-LIFT (554-5438). To order aftermarket, please use your Online Express account or contact the JLG Parts Department at 877-JLG-LIFT. The part number for the material handling arm is 1001176515.
 
INDUSTRY NEWS
15 Factors Putting Downward Pressure on Fleet Operating Costs
15 Factors Putting Downward Pressure on Fleet Operating Costs
Business Fleet Editor and Associate Publisher Mike Antich weighs in on key sources of operating costs, giving fleet managers a road map of focal points for potentially reducing expenses and boosting efficiency. Though fuel prices have remained stable for some time, they still top the list of operating costs alongside unscheduled maintenance incidents and tire replacements.
Construction Employers Add 12,000 Jobs in October, 231,000 for the Year
Construction Employers Add 12,000 Jobs in October, 231,000 for the Year
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) reports that even as winter approaches the construction industry continues to add jobs. In addition to that, the sector’s unemployment rate has hit an eight-year low of 6.4 percent. At the same time, the AGC warns that this growth is threatened by a lack of qualified workers, highlighting a need for training and education of both full-time and temporary employees.
Dodge Forecasts 9% Rise in Construction Starts in 2015
Dodge Forecasts 9% Rise in Construction Starts in 2015
According to Engineering News-Record, Dodge Data & Analytics is predicting that construction growth will rise 9 percent to reach $612 billion in 2015. Dodge attributes this growth to a rebound in office building construction and the trend of more millennials moving to homeownership.
Disclaimer: Any opinions expressed in these articles are not necessarily that of JLG.

JLG FEATURED MACHINE
X600AJ Compact Crawler Boom Lift
X600AJ Compact Crawler Boom
Rugged and reliable: boom lifts that work as hard as you do.
The X600AJ CCB is narrow enough to fit through a doorway while still boasting a platform height of nearly 60 feet and the maneuverability of an articulating jib. Indoors or out, this lift can operate in even the most complex job sites, and with the option for an electric engine, it can cut down on emissions and noise as well.

Key Specs
  • Machine Width: 2 ft 7 in / 0.79 m
  • Platform Capacity: 500 lb / 226.80 kg
  • Platform Height: 59 ft 3 in / 18.06 m
Key Features
  • Drive speed control for smooth operation on a variety of terrains
  • 500 lb unrestricted platform capacity
  • Regenerative valve on telescopic cylinder resulting in 50% speed increase
  • Auto levels on uneven surfaces
  • Travels through a single doorway
Learn more about the X600AJ CCB by visiting our site.
 
INDUSTRY EXPERT Q&A: LARRY STEWART
Industry Expert Larry Stewart
With each issue of JobSite, we compile news items and share insights from industry experts to help you build a durable, successful business.

In this issue, we talk to Larry Stewart, Editor of ForConstructionPros.com, about fleet management and the role that data can play in making your fleet more efficient and competitive. Visit our site to read Stewart’s insights into fleet management and what it means for your business.

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