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IPS Launches New Mobile Consumables Store
IPS Launches New Mobile Consumables Store

Telford-based replacement parts specialist IPS is launching a mobile consumables store. The company already runs a successful nationwide fleet of spare parts vans, serving the plant hire and access re....


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Genie Booms Complete Events Offering for Ashbrook
Genie Booms Complete Events Offering for Ashbrook

Plant hire company the Ashbrook Group is able to offer a more comprehensive service to its customers in the events sector, after investing in a fleet of Genie booms. Ashbrook has purchased 124 access ....


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Jim Daintith Completes Dry June
Jim Daintith Completes Dry June

The co-founder of Access Platform Sales (APS) has successfully completed a double charity challenge. Jim Daintith pledged to complete 30 days without alcohol and to walk a minimum of 10,000 steps p....


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APS celebrates 30th anniversary at Vertikal Days
APS celebrates 30th anniversary at Vertikal Days

Access Platform Sales (APS) marks 30 years in business at Vertikal Days 2017. The company was founded in Cambridgeshire in May 1987 by Malcolm Brown and Jim Daintith. APS merged with replacement parts....


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Genie boom wins prestigious award
Genie boom wins prestigious award

Genie has bagged another international award for one of its innovative boom lifts. The Genie Z-60/37FE won the Rental Product of the Year category at the European Rental Awards 2017. Judges praised th....


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Access Platform Sales Celebrates 30th Anniversary
Access Platform Sales Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Access Platform Sales (APS) celebrates its 30th anniversary in May 2017. Jim Daintith, founder of APS, looks back on three decades in business without a single year in the red – and reveals how a....


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Genie introduces new S-80 XC and S-85 XC booms at APEX
Genie introduces new S-80 XC and S-85 XC booms at APEX

Genie further expands its superb range of Xtra Capacity™ (XC) boom lifts, with the introduction of the new telescopic S-80 XC and S-85 XC machines. Both booms can be found on the Genie stand (sta....


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Success for APS with First Ever Stock Sale
Success for APS with First Ever Stock Sale

Access Platform Sales (APS) is celebrating the success of its first ever Stock Sale of used access equipment. The company held the event at the headquarters of its parent company, IAPS Group, in Telfo....


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One week to go to the APS MASSIVE Stock Sale
One week to go to the APS MASSIVE Stock Sale

There is just one week to go until the Access Platform Sales (APS) MASSIVE stock sale! Wednesday 22nd March 2017, from 11.00am. End users and plant hire companies have the chance to grab plenty of ba....


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Genie Unveils New SX-105 XC and SX-125 XC Telescopic Booms
Genie Unveils New SX-105 XC and SX-125 XC Telescopic Booms

Genie has unveiled two new telescopic booms to replace the highly popular Genie S-105 and S-125 models. The new Genie SX-105 XC™ and SX-125 XC booms are engineered to work in applications that re....


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APS Invests in Larger Inventory of Genie Lifts
APS Invests in Larger Inventory of Genie Lifts

Access Platform Sales (APS) has increased its stock of Genie machines to meet growing market demand and reduce lead times. An authorised UK Genie distributor, APS has invested in a larger inventory of....


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Genie to Showcase New Xtra Capacity™ and Hybrid- And Electric-Powered Booms at Apex
Genie to Showcase New Xtra Capacity™ and Hybrid- And Electric-Powered Booms at Apex

As part of its continuous focus on “Building the Future,” the Genie® stand (#350/450) at the APEX 2017 tradeshow in Amsterdam from 2nd to 4th May will be showcasing innovations that con....


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MASSIVE Stock Sale - Wednesday 22nd March 2017
MASSIVE Stock Sale - Wednesday 22nd March 2017

Grab a Bargain at our MASSIVE Stock Sale! Wednesday 22nd March 2017 Access Platform Sales (APS) is giving you the chance to grab a bargain in our 2017 stock sale next month, which will be held at our ....


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New Lift Guard Secondary Operator Protection System from Genie
New Lift Guard Secondary Operator Protection System from Genie

Genie has launched a new secondary operator protection system for its booms lifts. The Genie Lift Guard Contact Alarm system is an electronic secondary guarding system, designed to immediately activat....


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APS Takes Lincs Lifts to Next Level
APS Takes Lincs Lifts to Next Level

A new independent powered access rental specialist is off to a flying start after investing in pre-owned equipment instead of brand new machines. Scunthorpe-based Lincs Lifts is aiming to fill a gap i....


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Five Go Steel Erecting with Shufflebottom
Five Go Steel Erecting with Shufflebottom

When the time came to replace some of its powered access fleet, there was only one choice for steel frame building specialist Shufflebottom Ltd. As the UK market leader in steel frame agricultural bui....


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New Glass Lift is Star of the Show for Cinema Installation
New Glass Lift is Star of the Show for Cinema Installation

A new market-leading material lift took on a starring role during the installation of a large glass panel at the Empire Cinema in London’s Leicester Square. UK rental company Hird spent months wo....


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New High Capacity Glass Lifts Go to FLG Services
New High Capacity Glass Lifts Go to FLG Services

FLG Services is one of the first UK customers for a new material and glass lift with market-leading performance. The Wienold GML 800+ is a counterbalance lift which enables operation flush to walls, m....


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Outriggerpads Extends Hi-Viz Range
Outriggerpads Extends Hi-Viz Range

Outriggerpads has expanded its Hi Viz range of high visibility spreader plates to meet demand from customers with heavier plant. With a distinctive fluorescent yellow colour, Hi Viz pads are designed ....


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IAPS Group Launches New LEGO MEWPS Range
IAPS Group Launches New LEGO MEWPS Range

We've developed a fantastic limited edition LEGO access platform kit. The first in our innovative new MEWPS series is the Cherry Picker. Created for IAPS Group by certified professional LEGO design ag....


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Steel Erector Adds More Genie Booms to Access Fleet
Steel Erector Adds More Genie Booms to Access Fleet

One of the UK’s largest Structural Steelwork Contractors is expanding its powered access fleet. J&D Pierce Contracts Ltd has invested more than £700,000 in 10 rough terrain big boom lifts....


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Quick Reach Powered Access Expands Fleet with APS
Quick Reach Powered Access Expands Fleet with APS

Quick Reach Powered Access is further expanding its powered access hire fleet to meet growing customer demand. The independent access and telehandler specialist is taking delivery of four MEC 6092RT U....


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Working at Height - A Health and Safety Infographic
Working at Height - A Health and Safety Infographic

Working with access platforms is by far the safest way of working at height, however they still can be dangerous if not operated correctly. Take a look at our infographic to help you work at height sa....


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First New Genie Boom Goes to Cannon Access
First New Genie Boom Goes to Cannon Access

Cannon Access has taken delivery of the first Genie Z-62/40 articulated boom in the UK. The fast-growing independent powered access hire specialist recently took delivery of the boom from authorised G....


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Elvington Plant Hire Moves into Powered Access with APS
Elvington Plant Hire Moves into Powered Access with APS

An independent plant hire company is expanding into powered access, with support from APS. Elvington Plant Hire has provided a wide range of construction equipment to customers across Yorkshire for mo....


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JMS Plant Hire Takes Genie Big Boom
JMS Plant Hire Takes Genie Big Boom

JMS Plant Hire has continued its investment in big booms, with the purchase of a Genie SX-180. The company recently took delivery of the boom from authorised Genie dealer Access Platform Sales (APS). ....


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APS Takes Customers to Genie Open Day
APS Takes Customers to Genie Open Day

Access Platform Sales (APS) took several of its customers on a VIP tour of Genie’s UK factory recently. Genie hosted the visit at its Coventry facility to showcase the company’s new electric....


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JMS Access Takes Delivery of 1,000th Machine
JMS Access Takes Delivery of 1,000th Machine

Independent powered access rental company JMS Access has taken delivery of its 1,000th machine. The company, a division of JMS Plant Hire, reached its millennial milestone after receiving a Genie ZX-1....


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APS Confirmed as Genie Dealer
APS Confirmed as Genie Dealer

Access Platform Sales Ltd (APS) has been named as one of just two approved Genie AWP dealers in the UK, after Terex Aerial Work Platforms restructured its distributor network. The introduction of this....


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APS Orders First New Genie Booms for UK
APS Orders First New Genie Booms for UK

Access Platform Sales (APS) is bringing two new Genie boom lifts to the UK for the first time. APS is the first UK company to place orders for the Genie Z-33/18 lightweight compact electric boom and G....


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A Successful APEX 2014 for IPS
A Successful APEX 2014 for IPS

IPS exhibited at APEX 2014 last week and it was an excellent trade show for us. This year the show took place for the first time in June in Amsterdam, rather than the traditional September date in Maa....


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IPS & PSR Provide Complete Peace of Mind for Genie Customers
IPS & PSR Provide Complete Peace of Mind for Genie Customers

IPS are Genie Industries’ official UK Parts Provider and Authorised Service Provider, giving you complete confidence to choose Genie. This year we celebrate our fourth anniversary as Genie’s....


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Big thumbs up for this years Vertikal Days
Big thumbs up for this years Vertikal Days

This year’s Vertikal Days was the first opportunity for IAPS Group to present to visitors all aspects of our capabilities in one place:   The Access Platform Sales (APS) division finalised ....


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Visit IAPS at Verikal Days - the One-Stop Shop for Access Platforms, Replacement Parts & Service
Visit IAPS at Verikal Days - the One-Stop Shop for Access Platforms, Replacement Parts & Service

This year’s Vertikal Days will be the first opportunity for IAPS Group to present to visitors all aspects of its operation’s capabilities in one place: The Access Platform Sales (APS) divis....


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