Pettibone has added the Extendo 1056X telehandler to its X-Series lineup, providing a 10,000-lb.-capacity machine capable of reaching lift heights of 56 ft. The new Extendo builds upon Pettibone's tradition of rugged design while offering numerous performance improvements for contractors and rental users working in masonry, construction and other material handling applications.

Pettibone's Traverse T1246X telehandler, the third Traverse model to join its next generation X-Series lineup, has a traversing boom carriage with capability to move loads by traveling horizontally. This feature allows operators to safely place loads at full lift height without having to coordinate multiple boom functions.

Pettibone/Traverse Lift LLC is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Pettibone Model 88 Extendo, believed to be the first telescopic handler ever produced. Developed in the late 1960s, the first Model 88 Extendo unit was completed and delivered in early 1970, as documented by the original bill of sale from March 24, 1970.

Pettibone has announced its entry into the mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) market and is debuting a total of 13 models with work heights ranging from 18.4 to 46 ft. (5.6 to 14 m). Offered in electric or hydraulic drive configurations, Pettibone's ANSI A92.20 compliant lifts provide personnel with reliable solutions for safely working at height in indoor or outdoor applications.

Pettibone, long-time manufacturer of the Speed Swing rail maintenance crane, has announced a partnership with Mecalac to provide sales and service support in North America for the Mecalac 8MCR Rail-Road, a compact crawler excavator that is purpose built with factory-installed hi-rails for railway maintenance and service work.

Marking its entry into the 12,000-lb. (5,443 kg) capacity market, Pettibone introduces the Traverse T1258X telehandler. The new Traverse model becomes part of the industry's only new telehandler product line with a traversing boom carriage that can move loads by traveling horizontally.

The next generation Extendo 944X telehandler builds upon Pettibone's traditional rock-solid design, delivering the same ruggedness and dependability while providing several new design enhancements for contractors and rental operators working in construction, masonry, supply yards and more.

Pettibone/Traverse Lift LLC announced the addition of Palmer Johnson Power Systems to its dealer network. Palmer Johnson will carry Pettibone Extendo and Traverse telehandlers and Cary-Lift pipe and pole handlers for southern and central California, while focusing strictly on the Extendo and Traverse product lines in the state of Washington.

The Pettibone Traverse T944X telehandler has an extendable, traversing boom that moves loads by traveling horizontally. Up to 70 in. (177.8 cm) of horizontal boom transfer allows users to precisely and safely place loads at full lift height through tight openings without having to coordinate multiple boom functions, according to the manufacturer.

Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC has announced the addition of Taylor Machine Works to its dealer network. Taylor will carry Pettibone Cary-Lift pipe and pole handlers for multiple states across the southern U.S., including Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, New Mexico and several counties in Texas.

Pettibone has introduced the Cary-Lift 254i to its line of pipe, pole and log handlers. Purpose-built to deliver numerous safety and performance benefits over other material handling alternatives, the Cary-Lift is particularly adept at moving and placing heavy pipe in stock yards and construction sites, according to the manufacturer.