Posted July 30, 2018

Airo aerial platforms come to the United States

Applied Machinery Sales (AMS), expands its offering of material handling solutions with the introduction of Airo MEWPs (Mobile Elevation Work Platforms).

AMS will distribute a wide range of Airo’s aerial platform models across five categories for indoor and outdoor use: scissor, vertical mast stock pickers, spider, telescopic, and articulating. Most models are available in diesel or electric power. Rough-terrain versions are also available across model lines.

The popular scissor lifts offer the most expansive selection with compact, narrow, standard, and heavy-duty models. Lift heights range from 22 feet 11 inches to 62 feet 4 inches.

Airo logoHeadquartered in Italy, Airo’s philosophy is one of improvement, AMS sources report. Not resting with what is tried and true, Airo management continuously invests in its safety guarantees for its end users, plus updating and improving their machines to stay competitive and current with market demands. Because of this, Airo platforms meet or exceed global CE Certifications and ANSI standards, AMS sources report. It is a member of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF)and its manufacturing adheres to ISO 9001 standards.

Airo’s articulating MEWPs have 18 models  with heights ranging from 39 feet 4 inches to 75 feet 5 inches.

Rotating stock pickers are compact with great horizontal reach, making it possible to work within narrow and high aisles. Heights range from 19 feet 8 inches to 32 feet 9 inches.

The diesel-powered Spider AWP can reach heights from 42 feet 7 inches  to 55 feet 9 inches and the straight telescopic boom provides heights from 104 feet 11 inches to 111 feet 6 inches.

Depending on model type, Airo’s standard features include: oscillating axles for safe operation on uneven ground; control panel with joystick on platform; ground-control panel with diagnostic display; easily accessible motor compartment on diesel units; and four-wheel drive.