Pettibone/Traverse Lift LLC

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/Traverse Lift LLC announced the addition of Bracing Systems Inc. to its dealer network. With locations in Hanover Park and Mokena, Ill., Bracing Systems will primarily focus on sales and service of Traverse telehandlers for northern Illinois and a portion of northwest Indiana.

Steve Vizanko has been named the new parts and service manager of Pettibone/Traverse Lift LLC, a manufacturer of rugged material handling equipment for construction, oil and gas, railroad and other applications. In his new position, Vizanko will oversee all aftermarket sales and service department activities.

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.

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.

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/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/Traverse Lift LLC announced the addition of Highlift Equipment to its dealer network. Highlift will carry Pettibone telehandlers for the state of Ohio at its three affiliated locations in Cincinnati, Canton and Sunbury (Columbus). “We're very excited to welcome Highlift Equipment to the Pettibone team,” said Alecia McKay-Jones, dealer development manager of Pettibone.