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Altec to Showcase Three Aerial Devices at the 2014 ISA Show

The spotlight will be on three aerial devices at the ever-growing International Sign Association show April 24-26, 2014 in Orlando, Fla. this year.  Altec is proud to announce that the LS63, AT248F and AT40S with material handling option will be …

Savings up to Fifty Percent on Preventative Maintenance Kits

Altec Parts offers savings up to fifty percent on preventative maintenance equipment as part of a kit. These kits are used by Altec mobile service technicians and are recommended to be kept on service vehicles for immediate repair on any …

2014 April Upcoming Events

Altec is already gearing up for a busy April in 2014. Below is a listing of shows and expositions we will be attending, and some of the equipment to be on display. For more information about any of these events, …

New Best-In-Class Front Bumper Outrigger (FBO) for Altec Cranes

New Best-In-Class Front Bumper Outrigger (FBO) for Altec Cranes Altec is pleased to announce the release of a new rotating front bumper outrigger (FBO). This option was developed in response to multiple customer requests for more ground penetration and a better …

New Oil and Gas AC18-70B / AC18-70B-HL Packages

Altec is pleased to announce the release of a new oil and gas application package for the AC18. Originating as a request from the oil and gas customers in California, it is designed to meet the specific needs of all …

New Derrick Pole Guide Protection Guard Available

Altec has recently developed a tough Urethane guard for digger derrick pole guides. This innovative form of protection was developed in an effort to reduce damage to utility poles, as well as damage to the derrick pole guides. By utilizing …

Oil Warming System Now Available on a Variety of Aerials and Derricks

We are pleased to announce Altec has recently released a new oil warming alternative for customers that may better operate their equipment in colder climates. This feature was specifically designed to give our customers a faster and more efficient alternative …

New Crane Cab Creates a Safer Job Site

A “Dual Entry” cab provides multiple safety and convenience benefits for operators Altec was the first boom truck crane manufacturer to offer a tilt cab feature, which debuted at ConExpo 2011. In 2014, Altec will unveil a new crane cab …

Altec’s New LMAP Provides Multiple Convenience Benefits for Crane Operators

The new Altec LMAP (Load Moment and Area Protection) system displays more information, and its intuitive display make it one of the most convenient systems to use. Altec was the first boom truck crane manufacturer to include operator defined audible …

Altec to Display Wood Chippers at The Rental Show, Feb. 10-12, 2014

The Rental Show 2014 marks the 58th Annual convention hosted by the American Rental Association, and the third year Altec has participated. We will display three chippers ideal for the rental market designed with Altec’s standard of safety, reliability and …

Tool Circuit Oil Warming Kits

During cold weather, hydraulic oil’s viscosity increases. This thickening can lead to issues ranging from slow operation and pump cavitations to increased pressures resulting in hydraulic system damage. Stay ahead of the game and avoid these issues by outfitting your …

OSHA: Others Benefit from Free Training Provided by Alliance Partners

As featured in December 2013 edition of Alliance Program Review   More than 1,000 OSHA staff trained by Altec; LIA provides laser safety training to Cal-OSHA By Morgan Seuberling and Bill Willson Photo courtesy of Altec Joseph Birkbeck (right), Altec …

Altec Announces Platform Rotation and Hydraulic Tilt on LR7

Altec is proud to announce that new options are now available for the LR7 platform. The LR7 aerial device series, particularly popular among tree care and forestry companies, now comes with the option of platform rotation, including hydraulic platform tilt …

Altec Cranes Come Standard with LMAP

“Safety First” is more than just a catch phrase for Altec. It’s a principle we follow when designing and building each piece of Altec equipment. That’s why Altec cranes come standard with built-in safety features, some of which competitors may …

The 2014 Altec Calendar is Now Available

Altec’s 2014 calendar is now available for our customers, fans and associates to enjoy. Each year, Altec designs a calendar that features equipment and customers. This year, we took a little different approach to showcase some of our associates. We …

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