Starting in 1986, Skyjack began manufacturing scissor lift platforms. They continued this mass production through the 1990s and became a world leader in the aerial lift business. Eventually, Skyjack grew to more than 30 percent market share overall. Even nowadays, the company maintains their dominance as a key player who has quickly adapted to the changing face of the industrial machine industry.
Some of the key factors which Skyjack has built a solid reputation on include their commitment to dependability and quality. They are recognized all over the world as being the manufacturer of the best scissor lifts within the world. The Skyjack product series is manufactured and sold all over the world.
Linamar Corporation, referred to as LNR on the TSX, obtained Skyjack during August the year 2002. Linamar is best known 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 presently has production plants in Hungary, the US and Iowa with support offices within Asia and Europe.
The company offers a comprehensive line of self-propelled scissor lifts. Some models have elevated work heights up to 56ft. Skyjack became a leader in the business by providing equipment features which combined durability, serviceability, quality and service, making Skyjack scissor lifts recognized throughout the world for product reliability. The current Boom lift model lineup of the company consists of telescopic booms. These models offer telescopic booms that feature work heights ranging from 45 to 71 feet. The company has plans to further expand the boom lift product line in the future.
In August the year 2007, the purchase of Volvo's Material Handling Equipment business complements the purchase of Carelift Equipment. This business purchase expands Skyjack's Telehandler product offering leading to the additional VR series telehandlers and the Zoom Boom series. These acquisitions provide the company a chance to grow with the additional manufacturing capacity. Skyjack continues to lead the way within the business, providing dependable lift solutions.