Starting in the year 1986, Skyjack began manufacturing scissor lift platforms. They continued this mass production through the 1990s and became a global leader in the aerial lift industry sector. Eventually, Skyjack grew to over 30% market share overall. Even nowadays, the company maintains their dominance as an important player who has quickly adapted to the changing face of the industrial machinery business.
Several of the key factors that Skyjack has built a solid reputation on include their commitment to reliability and quality. They are recognized all around the globe as being the manufacturer of the best scissor lifts within the world. The Skyjack product line is manufactured and sold all around the globe.
Linamar Corporation, referred to as LNR on the TSX, purchased Skyjack during the month of August 2002. Linamar is best recognized for its production of assemblies, modules and precision-machined parts. Linamar's solid balance sheet offers Skyjack with increased strength and long-term stability in general. Skyjack currently has production plants in the United States, Texas and Hungary with support offices within Europe and Asia.
The company has lots of self-propelled scissor lifts in its lineup, with models that can work at heights up to 56ft. Skyjack became a leader within the business by offering machinery features which combined serviceability, durability, service and quality, making Skyjack scissor lifts recognized throughout the globe for product dependability. The company's current Boom lift model lineup consists of telescopic booms. These models offer telescopic booms that feature work heights varying from 45 to 71 feet. The company has plans to further expand the boom lift product line in the future.
The purchase of Volvo's Material Handling Equipment business during the month of August 2007 complements the products acquired in the acquisition of Carelift Equipment. These acquisitions have improved Skyjack's Telehandler product offering in both the VR series telehandlers and the Boom Zoom series. These acquisitions provide the company a chance to grow with the additional manufacturing capacity. Skyjack continues to lead the way within the industry, providing reliable lift solutions.