Skyjack began to make scissor lift platforms back in 1986. The company continued to manufacture their product throughout the 1990s, becoming a global leader in the aerial lift business. Eventually, Skyjack grew to more than 30 percent market share overall. Even these days, the company maintains their dominance as an important player who has quickly adapted to the changing face of the industrial equipment business.
Some of the major factors that Skyjack has built a solid reputation on include their commitment to reliability and quality. They are recognized all around the world as being the maker of the best scissor lifts in the world. The Skyjack product series is sold and manufactured all around the world.
Skyjack was acquired by Linamar Corporation, LNR on the TSX during the month of August 2002. Linamar is recognized for being a top manufacturer of modules, assemblies and precision-machined parts. Linamar's solid balance sheet provides Skyjack with increased strength and long-term stability overall. Skyjack presently has production facilities within the United States, Missouri and Hungary with support offices within Europe and Asia.
The company has lots of self-propelled scissor lifts in its lineup, with models which can work at heights up to 56ft. Skyjack became a leader within the business by offering equipment features which combined durability, serviceability, service and quality, making Skyjack scissor lifts recognized throughout the world for product dependability. The company's present Boom lift model lineup consists of telescopic booms. These models offer telescopic booms which feature work heights varying from 45 to 71 feet. The company intends further expand the boom lift product line in the future.
The purchase of Volvo's Material Handling Equipment business in the month of August 2007 complements the products obtained in the purchase of Carelift Equipment. These acquisitions have improved Skyjack's Telehandler product offering in both the VR series telehandlers and the Boom Zoom series. These acquisitions provide the company a chance to grow with the additional manufacturing capacity. Skyjack continues to lead the way within the industry, providing reliable lift solutions.