For Diamond Equipment's customers, including contractors, municipal maintenance employees, farmers and landscape contractors, the dealership's annual Thanksgiving Open House Event has become a welcomed annual tradition. This year however, the celebration also marked Diamond Equipment's 50th Anniversary.

Police pursued a stolen SkyTrak telehandler in a low-speed chase from Lorena to Waco, Texas the night of Dec. 4. The chase began after a police officer on patrol saw the telehandler travelling down Interstate 35 without reflective safety marks or lights, the Waco Tribune-Herald reported.

JLG Industries Inc. introduced its upgraded line of SkyTrak brand telehandlers. The machines are now powered by a Tier IV Final Cummins QSF 3.8L diesel engine that is powerful, fuel efficient and reliable. A single joystick provides enhanced multifunction capability, and combined with the new integrated arm rest, helps reduce operator fatigue.

JLG Industries Inc. has introduced technology and styling upgrades to its entire line of SkyTrak telehandlers. All upgrades are designed to improve operator comfort and productivity on the job site. One of the major upgrades is single joystick operation with pilot-operated hydraulics.

JLG Industries Inc. has appointed East Tennessee Rent-Alls Inc. as a dealer for SkyTrak telehandlers. It will provide sales and service coverage throughout northeastern Tennessee. Craig Paylor, senior vice president of marketing at JLG, praised the partnership, saying, “Over the years, East Tennessee Rent-Alls has built a solid reputation based on reliability and superior customer support.