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  1. APS makes key appointment to boost material lifting and low-level access customer support

    APS makes key appointment to boost material lifting and low-level access customer support

    Access Platform Sales has appointed experienced lifting and access professional Tony Campana to be its materials lifting and low-level access sales ...

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  2. Start as you mean to go on – new rental specialist selects ToughLift quality

    Start as you mean to go on – new rental specialist selects ToughLift quality

    A start-up low access and material lifting rental specialist is confident of impressing clients after placing an order with Access Platform Sales fo...

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  3. JMS raises rental opportunities with biggest ever Hinowa spider

    JMS raises rental opportunities with biggest ever Hinowa spider

    Powered access specialist JMS has become one of the first hire companies in the UK to add the new Hinowa Lightlift 40.18 Performance IIIS to its fle...

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  4. APS launches next generation range of material lifts

    APS launches next generation range of material lifts

    Working at height and lifting specialist Access Platform Sales has launched a new range of high performance material lifts. The new Toughlift® ...

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  5. LGMG scissor lift displays impressive performance at art school

    LGMG scissor lift displays impressive performance at art school

    Curators at one of the UK’s leading schools of art and design are using an advanced electric LGMG scissor lift supplied by Access Platform Sal...

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  6. APS rises to construction challenge at ScotPlant 2024

    APS rises to construction challenge at ScotPlant 2024

    The first LGMG telehandler on show in the UK is expected to attract significant attention on the Access Platforms Sales stand at ScotPlant 2024. A Hi...

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  7. Minidumpers ease National Trust’s scenic path challenge

    Minidumpers ease National Trust’s scenic path challenge

    A once challenging task to move tonnes of material to maintain miles of one of the world’s most famous coastal paths has been made “effo...

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  8. Going up or going over – new Hinowa spider delivers big-time

    Going up or going over – new Hinowa spider delivers big-time

    The largest Hinowa spider lift yet manufactured has demonstrated its impressive flexibility being used to fix a cupola on the roof of a care home an...

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  9. APS launches new material lift range at the Executive Hire Show

    APS launches new material lift range at the Executive Hire Show

    Access Platform Sales is launching a new range of high performance material lifts and accessories at the Executive Hire Show in Coventry on February...

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  10. Paramount praises new 40m Hinowa as a ‘gamechanger'

    Paramount praises new 40m Hinowa as a ‘gamechanger'

    Leading national spider lift rental specialist Paramount Platforms has become the first access hire company in the UK to take delivery of the new Hi...

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  11. Power line maintenance gets boost with new Hinowa GRP bucket

    Power line maintenance gets boost with new Hinowa GRP bucket

    A tree care specialist has become the first business in the UK to buy a Hinowa spider platform with a GRP bucket. Access Platform Sales (APS) has s...

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  12. Hinowa mini dumper gets top marks for school refurb project

    Hinowa mini dumper gets top marks for school refurb project

    A Hinowa tracked mini dumper supplied by Access Platforms Sales is playing a critical role in a project to turn a disused Victorian schoolhouse over...

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  13. Building firm raises glass to ‘phenomenal’ Hinowa spider boom

    Building firm raises glass to ‘phenomenal’ Hinowa spider boom

    A construction and maintenance company has told how its new Hinowa spider lift has generated savings and new business worth over twice its purchase ...

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  14. Spider lift investment ‘exceeding expectations’ – social landlord

    Spider lift investment ‘exceeding expectations’ – social landlord

    A housing association has begun using its own Hinowa spider lifts to carry out high level maintenance and says the benefits to its operations are al...

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  15. LGMG scissor lifts drive Pirnmill access fleet expansion

    LGMG scissor lifts drive Pirnmill access fleet expansion

    Investment in LGMG electric scissor lifts supplied by Access Platform Sales is a key component in the growth of the platform fleet operated by Pirnm...

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  16. APS to showcase Hinowa advantage at woodland show

    APS to showcase Hinowa advantage at woodland show

    A team of Access Platform Sales technical experts will be showing off a range of powerful Hinowa machines at Confor Woodland Show 2023. They will b...

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  17. Hire specialist selects LGMG scissors after depot investment

    Hire specialist selects LGMG scissors after depot investment

    Plant, powered access and tool hire specialist Plantool Hire Centres has marked the opening of a new, larger depot by investing in more LGMG scissor...

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  18. Housing provider slashes costs and boosts maintenance with high-rise Hinowas

    Housing provider slashes costs and boosts maintenance with high-rise Hinowas

    A leading housing association expects to save hundreds of thousands of pounds a year and boost its maintenance service for tenants after investing i...

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  19. New access rental specialist selects LGMG as it looks to grow

    New access rental specialist selects LGMG as it looks to grow

    Fast-growing rental company PG Powered Access has become the first business in England to take delivery of the new LGMG AR20J all terrain boom lift....

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  20. Paramount Platforms places biggest ever Hinowa order

    Paramount Platforms places biggest ever Hinowa order

    Paramount Platforms Ltd, one of the UK’s leading spider rental specialists, has placed its biggest ever order for Hinowa spider lifts supplied...

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  21. APS deal puts Nolim’s UK sales on firm footing for growth

    APS deal puts Nolim’s UK sales on firm footing for growth

    Access Platform Sales has been appointed by outrigger pad manufacturer Nolim as its UK authorised distributor. The partnership will allow Nolim to ...

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  22. First look – here’s Hinowa’s new 40-metre spider boom lift

    First look – here’s Hinowa’s new 40-metre spider boom lift

    It is Hinowa’s biggest ever spider lift and it is already impressing UK rental specialists. Access Platform Sales has received orders the new...

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  23. Contract hire specialist promotes ‘rise of lithium’ with LGMG booms

    Contract hire specialist promotes ‘rise of lithium’ with LGMG booms

    Head of Access Stuart Lambert at Contract Plant Rental has added lithium electric LGMG boom lifts to the company’s fleet to help access client...

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  24. LGMG scissors and APS service ‘levels above’ says rental specialist

    LGMG scissors and APS service ‘levels above’ says rental specialist

    Fast-growing access rental specialist Levels Above has selected LGMG electric scissor lifts supplied by Access Platform Sales to continue to expand ...

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  25. First UK view of next generation LGMG scissor at EHS

    First UK view of next generation LGMG scissor at EHS

    Access Platform Sales is showcasing an exciting new LGMG scissor lift at the Executive Hire Show on Wednesday 8 February and Thursday February 9 202...

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  26. APS appoints Linda Betts as UK Key Accounts Director

    APS appoints Linda Betts as UK Key Accounts Director

    Access Platform Sales is delighted to announce that Linda Betts has been promoted to be the company’s UK Key Accounts Director. Linda joined ...

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  27. Hinowa spider boom ‘vital’ to clear trees laying siege to castle

    Hinowa spider boom ‘vital’ to clear trees laying siege to castle

    Tree surgeons have become kings of the castle after taking delivery from Access Platform Sales of a Hinowa Lightlift 17.75 Performance IIIS spider p...

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  28. First lithium LGMG rough terrain booms in Europe delivered to Briggs Equipment

    First lithium LGMG rough terrain booms in Europe delivered to Briggs Equipment

    Access Platform Sales has delivered the first lithium electric LGMG electric rough terrain boom lifts in the European market to Briggs Equipment Ire...

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  29. APS delivers more LGMG scissor lifts to UPA

    APS delivers more LGMG scissor lifts to UPA

    National equipment hire specialist United Powered Access has boosted its expanding fleet with more LGMG platforms supplied by Access Platform Sales....

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  30. APS appoints two new directors

    APS appoints two new directors

    Access Platform Sales, the UK and Ireland distributor for Hinowa and LGMG, has appointed two new directors. Hannah Treggalles, the company’s ...

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  31. Hinowa platforms drive our expansion says service group

    Hinowa platforms drive our expansion says service group

    Multi-service business M12 Group has invested in its third Hinowa spider cherry picker, saying the access platforms are central to its expansion opp...

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  32. Hinowa innovation advantage delivers new platforms for 2023

    Hinowa innovation advantage delivers new platforms for 2023

    The spirit of innovation and technical progress that has defined the development of the Hinowa spider boom lift range is continuing into 2023 with t...

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  33. LGMG platforms – 8 attributes that impress our clients most

    LGMG platforms – 8 attributes that impress our clients most

    LGMG scissor lifts and boom lifts have made a significant impact on the access platform market since Access Platform Sales was made UK and Ireland d...

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  34. Access rental specialist goes large with first spider boom

    Access rental specialist goes large with first spider boom

    Norfolk rental specialist Anglia Access Platforms has invested in its first Hinowa tracked spider boom – and sent it straight out on hire for ...

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  35. LGMG quality will impress our customers says Cannon Access

    LGMG quality will impress our customers says Cannon Access

    Rental specialist Cannon Access has cited smart design, premium performance and a quality build as key reasons it has added LGMG scissor lifts to it...

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  36. BoSS PA-lift gets outdoor rating in performance uplift

    BoSS PA-lift gets outdoor rating in performance uplift

    The industry-leading BoSS PA-lift push around scissor lift has now been given even more impressive functionality, including being rated for outdoor ...

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  37. LGMG platforms “essential” to success says rental company

    LGMG platforms “essential” to success says rental company

    Essential Powered Access founder Christian Lang has cited build quality, reliability and ease of operation as three reasons he has placed multiple ord...

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  38. First LGMG lithium rough terrain booms in Europe going to Briggs Equipment

    First LGMG lithium rough terrain booms in Europe going to Briggs Equipment

    The first lithium rough terrain LGMG telescopic booms to be delivered to the European market will be supplied by Access Platform Sales to Briggs Equ...

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  39. Premier Platforms takes Hinowa – the premier spider lift

    Premier Platforms takes Hinowa – the premier spider lift

    Premier Platforms has become the latest access rental company to enter the spider lift hire market with the purchase of a Hinowa Lightlift 17.75. I...

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  40. Cleaning firm gives “perfect” Hinowa spider lift high praise

    Cleaning firm gives “perfect” Hinowa spider lift high praise

    The managing director of a specialist cleaning firm has hailed the Hinowa Lightlift 17.75 spider boom as the ideal access platform for the high level ...

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  41. APS puts performance and innovation centre stage at Vertikal

    APS puts performance and innovation centre stage at Vertikal

    Access Platform Sales will have its biggest ever presence at access, cranes and lifting show Vertikal Days this month. The UK’s biggest ind...

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  42. Hinowa spider boom a ‘clear way forward’ – plant hire specialist

    Hinowa spider boom a ‘clear way forward’ – plant hire specialist

    A fast-growing plant hire specialist has invested in its first Hinowa spider cherry picker, saying it is an obvious addition to its machine fleet. NP...

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  43. Hinowa overcomes roof maintenance challenges with ease

    Hinowa overcomes roof maintenance challenges with ease

    A building maintenance specialist has put the capabilities of its Hinowa Lightlift 20.10 Performance IIIS spider boom to perfect use to clean gutters ...

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  44. Broughton selects BoSS PA-lift – hailing it the best in class

    Broughton selects BoSS PA-lift – hailing it the best in class

    Low level access rental specialist Broughton Plant Hire and Sales is adding 50 BoSS PA-lifts to its fleet – the biggest order for the new scis...

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  45. APS delivers BoSS PA-lift push-around scissors to Lakeside-Hire

    APS delivers BoSS PA-lift push-around scissors to Lakeside-Hire

    Equipment and tool hire rental company Lakeside-Hire has taken delivery of a fleet of BoSS PA-lifts that set new standards in low level access. Acc...

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  46. Tracked forklift transforms material moving for drainage specialist

    Tracked forklift transforms material moving for drainage specialist

    Drainage specialist JMF Services has greatly improved the productivity of material moving needed to install sewage treatment plants with the purchas...

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  47. Tree surgeon praises Hinowa safety and productivity boost

    Tree surgeon praises Hinowa safety and productivity boost

    The owner of a tree surgery company has told how buying a Hinowa spider platform has made a “massive difference” to his business, with s...

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  48. UK’s first 10m LGMG diesel scissor lifts go underground

    UK’s first 10m LGMG diesel scissor lifts go underground

    Rental specialist PG Platforms has taken delivery of the first LGMG SR0818D diesel scissor lifts to be sold in the UK and has sent them straight out...

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  49. 6 reasons crawler spider booms will be in demand in 2022

    6 reasons crawler spider booms will be in demand in 2022

    Crawler spider booms have proved their worth like never before in 2021 and that trend is likely to accelerate in 2022. Hinowa crawler spider booms,...

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  50. Elavation invests in large LGMG scissor lifts from APS

    Elavation invests in large LGMG scissor lifts from APS

    Leading powered access hire specialist Elavation has selected LGMG platforms supplied by Access Platform Sales to extend its fleet of large scissor ...

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  51. Fast and Flexible - introducing the Hinowa TeleCrawler22

    Fast and Flexible - introducing the Hinowa TeleCrawler22

    Access Platform Sales has launched the new Hinowa TeleCrawler22 in the UK – a telescopic tracked spider lift that delivers 22 metres of working ...

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  52. BoSS PA-lift – the micro scissor with the big MEWP offer

    BoSS PA-lift – the micro scissor with the big MEWP offer

    A new BoSS micro scissor lift that delivers greater working height and smart remote access diagnostic technology is now available from Access Platfo...

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  53. High level cleaning specialist impresses clients with Hinowa platform

    High level cleaning specialist impresses clients with Hinowa platform

    A specialist cleaning company has bought its own Hinowa spider platform and believes it will have a “massive” impact on its ability to a...

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  54. Hire specialist goes up in the world by expanding Hinowa fleet

    Hire specialist goes up in the world by expanding Hinowa fleet

    Plant, access and tool hire specialist TBS Hire has expanded its Hinowa spider boom fleet by investing in its biggest access platform to date. The ...

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  55. APS prepares biggest ever product display at Vertikal Days

    APS prepares biggest ever product display at Vertikal Days

    Access Platform Sales will be hosting three stands at Vertikal Days – its biggest ever presence at Europe’s largest powered access and l...

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  56. Tighter building plots drive demand for Hinowa minidumpers

    Tighter building plots drive demand for Hinowa minidumpers

    A trend towards building plots having tighter access is a key reason for growing demand for Hinowa minidumpers, says the owner of a West Country plant...

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  57. APS spider lift trailer takes powered access further

    APS spider lift trailer takes powered access further

    Hinowa spider lifts are renowned for their flexibility and ability to access even the most challenging locations for working at height. Yet there i...

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  58. Video case study: Hinowa spider lift delivers arb advantage

    Video case study: Hinowa spider lift delivers arb advantage

    A tree surgeon has praised the safety and productivity benefits of his Hinowa spider platform – saying using the using the machine is the prefer...

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  59. Ambitious plant specialist selects Hinowa spiders for growth

    Ambitious plant specialist selects Hinowa spiders for growth

    An East of England plant hire specialist has added a 14-metre Hinowa spider boom lift to its fleet to meet demand from customers for platforms that ...

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  60. Best spider cherry picker for tree work – professionals praise Hinowa

    Best spider cherry picker for tree work – professionals praise Hinowa

    What is the best spider cherry picker for working on trees? It is a major consideration for tree surgeons as a switch to working from access platfor...

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  61. Hinowa popularity soars with record spider platform sales

    Hinowa popularity soars with record spider platform sales

    Sales of Hinowa spider platforms have soared to record levels, says UK and Ireland distributor Access Platform Sales. The popularity of the compact...

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  62. APS fast tracks “impressive” LGMG scissor lifts to UPA

    APS fast tracks “impressive” LGMG scissor lifts to UPA

    National equipment hire specialist United Powered Access has added a range of LGMG scissor lifts to its fleet, supplied by Access Platform Sales, afte...

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  63. Spider platforms – rising to the ash dieback challenge

    Spider platforms – rising to the ash dieback challenge

    The ash is one of the most common trees in the UK and is a much loved part of the landscape. Now, though, it is under serious and sustained threat...

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  64. Tree surgeon enjoys income lift with platform rental

    Tree surgeon enjoys income lift with platform rental

    Tree surgeon Adam Roberts has created a new income stream by investing in a Niftylift Height Rider 12 boom lift supplied by Access Platform Sales. ...

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  65. European first as Active Access takes diesel LGMG scissors

    European first as Active Access takes diesel LGMG scissors

    Active Access has become the first customer in Europe to take delivery of 11-metre diesel scissor lifts from Chinese manufacturer LGMG. The access ...

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  66. Video case study - Hinowa HS1102 mini dumper gives pedal power a productivity boost

    Video case study - Hinowa HS1102 mini dumper gives pedal power a productivity boost

    A Hinowa HS1102 tracked mini dumper supplied by Access Platform Sales has given an exciting project to build a new cycle trail a major productivity bo...

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  67. Lithium power Hinowa spider platform impresses tree surgeons

    Lithium power Hinowa spider platform impresses tree surgeons

    One of Northern Ireland’s largest tree management specialists has invested in a lithium battery 26-metre Hinowa spider platform – and its ...

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  68. Hinowa TeleCrawler13 wins international innovation award

    Hinowa TeleCrawler13 wins international innovation award

    The Hinowa TeleCrawler13 spider platform – designed for working at height in the most confined spaces The Hinowa TeleCrawler13 – the wo...

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  69. Hinowa rainbow snap wins picture of the year prize

    Hinowa rainbow snap wins picture of the year prize

    A picture of tree surgeon Ian McClelland in his Hinowa spider platform beneath a rainbow has been named runner-up in a competition to find the IAPA ...

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  70. Revolutionary Hinowa TeleCrawler13 attracts first UK buyer

    Revolutionary Hinowa TeleCrawler13 attracts first UK buyer

    Leading a sustainability revolution – Mandy McClements-John, from Elavation, left, and Linda Betts, from APS, with the new Hinowa TeleCrawler1...

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  71. Ash dieback accelerates switch to Hinowa spider power

    Ash dieback accelerates switch to Hinowa spider power

    Tree surgeons are increasingly turning to working from aerial platforms as they grapple with the enormous task of managing trees and whole woodlands...

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  72. Hinowa platforms spearhead sustainability revolution

    Hinowa platforms spearhead sustainability revolution

    Image courtesy: Matt Peach A lithium electric Hinowa spider platform was the first machine on the order book as a business pledged to make itself...

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  73. Hinowa purchases win access rental firm new customers

    Hinowa purchases win access rental firm new customers

    Powered access hire company Vertikal UK has bought its first two Hinowa tracked spider platforms from Access Platform Sales and is already attracting ...

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  74. Tree surgeon invests in new Hinowa spider platform – and gets free rainbow

    Tree surgeon invests in new Hinowa spider platform – and gets free rainbow

    It must be a candidate for access platform picture of the year – and 2021 has only just begun. Tree surgeon Ian McClelland had been trimming ...

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  75. Dromad Hire continues to expand Hinowa fleet

    Dromad Hire continues to expand Hinowa fleet

    Powered Access Hire & Sales specialist Dromad Hire has taken delivery of three more Hinowa spider platforms for their ever-growing rental fleet. ...

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  76. Quick Reach selects LGMG scissor lifts for design advantages

    Quick Reach selects LGMG scissor lifts for design advantages

    Powered access rental specialist Quick Reach is buying large LGMG scissor lifts from Access Platform Sales after being impressed by their design adv...

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  77. Advanced Access invests in high-level Hinowa spider platforms

    Advanced Access invests in high-level Hinowa spider platforms

    Lined up for working at height success, with one of Advanced Platforms’ new Hinowa LL 26.14 spider platforms: from the left, Advanced Platfo...

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  78. Hire It shows you can solve it with a Hinowa forklift

    Hire It shows you can solve it with a Hinowa forklift

    Plant hire specialist Hire It has solved some of its customers’ most knotty problems with the purchase of a Hinowa TP1600 tracked forklift. The...

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  79. Elavation places £1million+ Hinowa spider order with APS

    Elavation places £1million+ Hinowa spider order with APS

    Together with Hinowa, from the left: Elavation Platforms Operations Manager Dan Gonzalez; APS Managing Director Steve Couling; APS Technical Manager...

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  80. Pedal power trail gets mini dumper productivity boost

    Pedal power trail gets mini dumper productivity boost

    A trail construction specialist predicts its new Hinowa self-loading mini dumper will reduce the time needed to surface a major new mountain bike tr...

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  81. Hinowa platforms just the ticket for rail maintenance says rental specialist

    Hinowa platforms just the ticket for rail maintenance says rental specialist

    A powered access rental specialist has invested in a new Hinowa Lightlift 20.10 Performance IIIS spider platform due to its proven success in rail env...

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  82. Lightbulb moment to select Hinowa saves a fortune

    Lightbulb moment to select Hinowa saves a fortune

    Saving a client a five figure sum to change a lightbulb is all in a day’s work for PWM Platforms thanks to its fleet of Hinowa tracked spider bo...

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  83. 6 ways the new Hinowa TeleCrawler13 is designed to be different

    6 ways the new Hinowa TeleCrawler13 is designed to be different

    The spider platform has been designed to be highly compact and light, allowing it to be tracked into highly confined spaces on low load-bearing floors...

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  84. Hire specialist expects customers to love new Hinowa platforms

    Hire specialist expects customers to love new Hinowa platforms

    Plant and tool hire company Eros Hire has selected Hinowa spider platforms as it takes a first step towards building an access platform fleet. Access...

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  85. Cleaning contractor selects Hinowa to extend service offer

    Cleaning contractor selects Hinowa to extend service offer

    A cleaning and maintenance specialist has described its decision to buy a Hinowa spider platform – the biggest investment of its 20-year history...

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  86. GML800+ versatility and load capacity impress hire clients

    GML800+ versatility and load capacity impress hire clients

    A combination of unrivalled versatility and industry-leading load capacity is driving growing demand for the Wienold GML800+ counterbalance floor cran...

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  87. Hinowa helps meet ‘heightened demand’ for clean buildings

    Hinowa helps meet ‘heightened demand’ for clean buildings

    The Covid-19 pandemic is likely to boost demand for cleaner buildings even when the grime is well out of reach of the people using them. That is the ...

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  88. Hinowa gives biogas plant maintenance the perfect lift

    Hinowa gives biogas plant maintenance the perfect lift

    A Hinowa spider platform supplied by Access Platform Sales has proved to be the perfect working at height solution for maintaining biogas plants. J T...

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  89. Hinowa introduces innovative all-electric TeleCrawler13

    Hinowa introduces innovative all-electric TeleCrawler13

    Italian manufacturer Hinowa is introducing the first in a new series of tracked platforms that sets new standards of compactness and delivers importan...

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  90. Hire specialist turns to APS for Genie material lift investment

    Hire specialist turns to APS for Genie material lift investment

    Expanding powered access and tool hire firm Source UK has invested in popular Genie material lifts supplied by Access Platform Sales. Source UK has s...

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  91. Hinowa tracked forklift is a gamechanger says landscaper

    Hinowa tracked forklift is a gamechanger says landscaper

    A landscaping specialist has described its new Hinowa tracked forklift supplied by Access Platform Sales as a “gamechanger”. Just Gardeni...

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  92. Bi-energy Hinowa LL 33.17s is ready for Ireland’s high-rise boom

    Bi-energy Hinowa LL 33.17s is ready for Ireland’s high-rise boom

    Access Platforms Sales has supplied Height Platforms with the first bi-energy Hinowa Lightlift 33.17 spider platforms in Ireland. The powered access ...

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  93. Hinowa productivity and safety “exceptional” says arborist

    Hinowa productivity and safety “exceptional” says arborist

    Arborist James Plaskett describes his Hinowa spider boom as the best access platform for tree surgery he has ever used. He looked carefully at a rang...

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  94. Plant hire specialist selects refurbished Skyjacks from APS

    Plant hire specialist selects refurbished Skyjacks from APS

    Plant service specialist PJC has bought two approved used Skyjack scissor lifts from Access Platform Sales – and says quality and value were key...

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  95. Heritage specialist praises Hinowa platforms to the rafters

    Heritage specialist praises Hinowa platforms to the rafters

    A historical building renovation specialist says Hinowa spider platforms are giving its teams the best ever access to the challenging spaces they work...

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  96. Arborist prepares for ash dieback with Hinowa investment

    Arborist prepares for ash dieback with Hinowa investment

    An arborist in Wales facing a major increase in work caused by the UK’s ash dieback crisis feels confident he can cope after investing in a Hino...

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  97. Tree services specialist hails “phenomenal” Hinowa boom lift

    Tree services specialist hails “phenomenal” Hinowa boom lift

    A leading tree service company has taken delivery of a Hinowa Lightlift 26.14 Performance IIIS spider platform and has hailed its performance as &ld...

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  98. Hinowa platforms and APS service a winner, says hire firm

    Hinowa platforms and APS service a winner, says hire firm

    A plant and tool hire specialist has bought two Hinowa Lightlift 20.10 Mk 2 Performance IIIS spider platforms from Access Platform Sales, saying it is...

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  99. APS delivers UK’s first bi-energy Hinowa 33.17 to JMS

    APS delivers UK’s first bi-energy Hinowa 33.17 to JMS

    Access Platform Sales has delivered the UK’s first bi-energy Hinowa Lightlift 33.17 Performance IIIS spider platform to access rental company ...

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  100. Hire customers get a Hinowa “performance boost”

    Hire customers get a Hinowa “performance boost”

    A plant hire firm has given its customers a major working at height advantage with its purchase of a new Hinowa tracked aerial lift from Access Plat...

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  101. Scottish access hire company takes first Hinowa spider platform

    Scottish access hire company takes first Hinowa spider platform

    Access Platforms Aberdeen has moved to fill a gap in its hire fleet by taking delivery of a Hinowa tracked spider platform from Access Platform Sale...

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  102. Nifty 120T trailer mount helps holiday firm carry on camping

    Nifty 120T trailer mount helps holiday firm carry on camping

    A camping and holiday home business has bought a trailer mounted platform from Access Platform Sales after deciding it needed safer and more effective...

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  103. Landscapers let their Hinowa Minidumper take the strain

    Landscapers let their Hinowa Minidumper take the strain

    A team of landscape specialists can protect their backs, speed up their service and concentrate on the finer detail of their work after investing in a...

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  104. Plant hire company turns to APS for powered access first

    Plant hire company turns to APS for powered access first

    A fast-expanding East Midlands plant hire company has bought its first powered access platforms in a deal with Access Platform Sales (APS). APS has s...

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  105. Anglia Access adds Genie platforms to expanding hire fleet

    Anglia Access adds Genie platforms to expanding hire fleet

    East of England powered access hire specialist Anglia Access Platforms has added two new Genie platforms to its expanding hire fleet. Authorised Geni...

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  106. TVH Acquires Access Platform Parts Reseller IPS

    TVH Acquires Access Platform Parts Reseller IPS

    On August 13th 2019, TVH Parts Holding NV (TVH), one of the world’s largest suppliers of material handling, industrial and agricultural equipmen...

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  107. APS’s ‘Gentleman Jim’ bows out with last platform sales

    APS’s ‘Gentleman Jim’ bows out with last platform sales

    Access Platform Sales co-founder Jim Daintith has made his last platform sales before retiring – to long-standing customer Warren Access. Refle...

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  108. Stately Home Tower Repair Made Easy By New Hinowa Boom

    Stately Home Tower Repair Made Easy By New Hinowa Boom

    The first Hinowa boom of its kind in the UK has helped engineers inspect the roof of a popular Suffolk stately home. Access specialists Paramount Pla...

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  109. Instant Access takes UK’s first 18m hybrid Ommelift

    Instant Access takes UK’s first 18m hybrid Ommelift

    Based in Kent, Instant Access has supplied boom lifts, tracked booms, scissor lifts, and truck mounts for more than 20 years. The company recently ac...

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  110. Rental company snaps up first lithium Hinowa Lightlift 33.17

    Rental company snaps up first lithium Hinowa Lightlift 33.17

    The first lithium-ion powered Hinowa Lightlift 33.17 Performance IIIS spider boom in the UK has been delivered to powered access hire specialist ...

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  111. Prize scissor lift goes straight out on hire

    Prize scissor lift goes straight out on hire

    A Youngman BoSS X3X scissor lift offered by Access Platform Sales in a prize draw has been won – and has gone straight out on hire. APS ran the...

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  112. APS Showcases Hinowa Range at Plantworx

    APS Showcases Hinowa Range at Plantworx

    Access Platform Sales (APS) will highlight the safety and productivity benefits of tracked access platforms at Plantworx. Hinowa’s Lightlift tr...

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  113. Win a BoSS X3X push-around scissor lift at Vertikal Days with APS

    Win a BoSS X3X push-around scissor lift at Vertikal Days with APS

    Visitors to Vertikal Days will have the chance to win a low-level access platform for their company, thanks to WernerCo and Access Platform Sales (APS...

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  114. Strong Genie presence from APS at Vertikal Days

    Strong Genie presence from APS at Vertikal Days

    Access Platform Sales (APS) will showcase a broad range of Genie lifting equipment at Vertikal Days 2019. APS, which is an authorised Genie distribut...

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  115. Tenement's Tight Spot No Problem for Hinowa Tracked Boom

    Tenement's Tight Spot No Problem for Hinowa Tracked Boom

    The compact and lightweight characteristics of a Hinowa boom lift solved a tough access challenge for a property maintenance company. The client requ...

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  116. Tracked Boom Specialist Saves the Day for Property Developer

    Tracked Boom Specialist Saves the Day for Property Developer

    The expertise of a tracked boom specialist has solved a property developer’s tricky working at height challenge. B&E Boys Ltd, based in the...

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  117. Linda Betts Joins Access Platform Sales

    Linda Betts Joins Access Platform Sales

    Access Platform Sales (APS), the UK’s largest independent powered access distributor has appointed Linda Betts as Major Account Manager.  B...

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  118. IPS prepares for Brexit with huge Genie parts order

    IPS prepares for Brexit with huge Genie parts order

    Replacement parts specialist IPS has placed the largest order for access platform spare parts ever received by Genie in the EMEAR region. IPS is maki...

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  119. APS showcases strong range of lifting equipment at Executive Hire Show

    APS showcases strong range of lifting equipment at Executive Hire Show

    Access Platform Sales (APS), the UK’s largest independent powered access distributor, returns to the Executive Hire Show this year. The company ...

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  120. Hinowa Tracked Boom Enables Restoration of Iconic Glass House

    Hinowa Tracked Boom Enables Restoration of Iconic Glass House

    A Hinowa tracked boom has played a key role in the restoration of the world-famous Temperate House at Kew Gardens. JMS Powered Access supplied two tr...

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  121. Bella Access Adds Genie Scissors to Fleet

    Bella Access Adds Genie Scissors to Fleet

    Bella Access is investing in Genie rough terrain scissor lifts, as it continues to expand its fleet. The latest addition is a Genie 4069RT, supplied ...

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  122. APS Showcases Powered Access and Tracked Mini-Dumpers at APF 2018

    APS Showcases Powered Access and Tracked Mini-Dumpers at APF 2018

    Access Platform Sales (APS) is showcasing a wide range of powered access platforms and tracked mini dumpers at this year’s APF show. Members of...

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  123. Hinowa Updates Two Tracked Booms

    Hinowa Updates Two Tracked Booms

    Hinowa has updated two of its most popular tracked booms to improve productivity for cleaning and maintenance contractors. Engineers at Hinowa’...

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  124. First Articulated Boom for Elvington Plant Hire

    First Articulated Boom for Elvington Plant Hire

    A York-based independent plant and tool hire company is continuing to expand its powered access offering. Elvington Plant Hire has provided a wid...

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  125. Genie Lift Guard Introduced for Scissors and Mast Lifts

    Genie Lift Guard Introduced for Scissors and Mast Lifts

    Genie is extending its Lift Guard range of secondary guarding solutions to cover scissors and mast lifts. The Genie Lift Guard Contact Alarm is desig...

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  126. Tracked dumper prevents rainy season being a wash-out for Drain & Tank

    Tracked dumper prevents rainy season being a wash-out for Drain & Tank

    Investment in a second Hinowa tracked dumper helped ensure that the rainy start to 2018 didn’t put a dampener on productivity for an off-mains s...

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  127. Nationwide Platforms Invests in More Hinowa Tracked Booms

    Nationwide Platforms Invests in More Hinowa Tracked Booms

    Nationwide Platforms, the UK’s largest powered access specialist, has further expanded its fleet of Hinowa tracked booms. The company has added...

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  128. Make IAPS Group your one-stop shop at Vertikal Days

    Make IAPS Group your one-stop shop at Vertikal Days

    Vertikal Days moves to a new home this year at Donington Park – and IAPS Group will have a strong presence at the show. The company’s APS...

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  129. Hinowa Investment Marks 30th Anniversary for Southern Plant & Tool Hire

    Hinowa Investment Marks 30th Anniversary for Southern Plant & Tool Hire

    A plant hire company marking 30 years in business has expanded its fleet, with the addition of a Hinowa tracked forklift. Southern Plant & Tool H...

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  130. Familiarity Breeds Competence: Familiarisation

    Familiarity Breeds Competence: Familiarisation

    Training is all well and good, but what happens if an operator is asked to use an access platform with which they are unfamiliar? In this short guide,...

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  131. From the Ground Up: How to Assess Site Ground Conditions

    From the Ground Up: How to Assess Site Ground Conditions

    Stability is fundamental to the safe use of powered access platforms. Understanding and accurately assessing the ground conditions is therefore absolu...

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  132. Vertikal Days 16th & 17th May 2018

    Vertikal Days 16th & 17th May 2018

    You can find the teams from both IPS and APS at this years Vertikal Days. APS will be showcasing a range of access equipment from scissors to tracked ...

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  133. APF Exhibition September 2018

    APF Exhibition September 2018

    Join APS at this years APF Exhibition for the UK's largest forestry and arboricultural show. APS will be there exhibiting a range of access platforms ...

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  134. Using Battery-Powered Genie Machines in Cold Environments

    Using Battery-Powered Genie Machines in Cold Environments

    Some industrial applications provide additional challenges for battery-powered Genie scissor lifts and Genie boom lifts. In this article, we look at ...

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  135. First Lithium Tracked Boom for Hird

    First Lithium Tracked Boom for Hird

    Powered access and lifting equipment specialist, Hird, has added a lithium-powered tracked boom to its expanding fleet. The company is replacing a 23...

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  136. Elavation Doubles Down on Tracked Booms

    Elavation Doubles Down on Tracked Booms

    Independent access rental company Elavation has added another 26m Hinowa tracked boom to its hire fleet. The Milton Keynes-based powered access speci...

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  137. Tight Spaces Pose No Problem for Hinowa Tracked Boom

    Tight Spaces Pose No Problem for Hinowa Tracked Boom

    A Hinowa boom lift has helped solve a working at height challenge in Glasgow city centre. A property maintenance company required access to the rear ...

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  138. APS Showcasing Wide Range of Products at ScotPlant 2018

    APS Showcasing Wide Range of Products at ScotPlant 2018

    Access Platform Sales (APS) will showcase a wide range of access platforms at Scotland’s premier construction show. APS is the official UK dist...

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  139. New Hinowa Tracked Boom Wins Innovation Award

    New Hinowa Tracked Boom Wins Innovation Award

    An innovative new tracked boom from Hinowa has already won its first international award. The Hinowa Lightlift 33.17 Performance IIIS, due for launch...

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  140. JMS Powered Access invests in fleet of Hinowa Lithium booms

    JMS Powered Access invests in fleet of Hinowa Lithium booms

    Powered access rental specialist JMS Powered Access has made a substantial investment in a fleet of Hinowa tracked booms powered by lithium-ion batter...

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  141. Hinowa Announces Winners of Photo Competition

    Hinowa Announces Winners of Photo Competition

    As part of its 30th anniversary celebrations, leading tracked boom manufacturer Hinowa launched a competition to find the best images of its machines ...

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  142. IPS Ireland Expands Parts Sales Team

    IPS Ireland Expands Parts Sales Team

    IPS Ireland, an official IPS Parts Partner, is expanding its sales team. Roger McGowan, who will take up his new role immediately, will support new b...

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  143. Four Ways to Prepare Your Access Platforms for Winter

    Four Ways to Prepare Your Access Platforms for Winter

    Experts are predicting that this will be the coldest winter for five years, as the UK is buffeted by arctic winds. Here we give you four easy ways to...

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  144. Major Fleet Investment Continues for Active Access Ltd

    Major Fleet Investment Continues for Active Access Ltd

    Scottish powered access rental company, Active Access Ltd, has taken delivery of almost 60 machines from Access Platform Sales (APS), as it embarks on...

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  145. Genie Updates Largest Articulating Boom

    Genie Updates Largest Articulating Boom

    Genie has unveiled a new version of its largest articulating boom lift. Designed for construction sites and outdoor industrial applications, the Geni...

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  146. More Hinowa Mini-Dumpers for Express Hire

    More Hinowa Mini-Dumpers for Express Hire

    Express Hire has invested in a new fleet of Hinowa tracked mini-dumpers. The Dorset-based plant hire specialist has purchased six Hinowa HS701 machin...

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  147. Seven Ways to Boost Battery Performance

    Seven Ways to Boost Battery Performance

    Batteries are at the heart of almost every access platform, from a Hinowa tracked boom to a Genie electric scissor or a Niftylift towable boom. ...

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  148. Get Your Genie Booms Ready to Rent

    Get Your Genie Booms Ready to Rent

    Being a world-class manufacturer of access platforms is about much more than just building machines. Genie also takes sharing good practice extremely...

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  149. Last chance to grab a bargain

    Last chance to grab a bargain

    Access Platform Sales (APS) is selling a range of pre-owned access platforms via online auction – and you have less than 24 hours left to grab a...

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  150. 10 tips on buying pre-owned access platforms

    10 tips on buying pre-owned access platforms

    Contractors have long understood the benefits of renting powered access platforms as specialist kit for occasional jobs. But if you find yourself incr...

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  151. APS Launches New Website as it Marks 30th Anniversary

    APS Launches New Website as it Marks 30th Anniversary

    Access Platform Sales (APS) has launched a new website, as it celebrates its 30th anniversary. The new site, www.accessplatforms.co.uk, provides a st...

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  152. Hinowa Booms Help Fast Plant Solve Access Challenge for Costain

    Hinowa Booms Help Fast Plant Solve Access Challenge for Costain

    Tracked booms from Hinowa have helped Fast Plant Swindon Limited to solve a working at height challenge for Costain. The A40 Westway, incorporat...

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  153. 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 ...

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  154. JMS Takes its First MEC Titan Boom

    JMS Takes its First MEC Titan Boom

    Powered access hire specialist JMS is expanding its customer offering, after investing in a MEC Titan Boom 60-S. The unique Titan Boom combines ...

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  155. Fatal Injury Rate Falls

    Fatal Injury Rate Falls

    The latest data from IPAF shows a fall in the number of fatalities related to access platform use, despite huge increases in the number of machines in...

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  156. 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...

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  157. Tracked Boom Adds New String to Bow for Fletcher Access

    Tracked Boom Adds New String to Bow for Fletcher Access

    Overhead works and access hire specialist Fletcher Access is able to reach new heights after investing in a tracked boom from Omme Lift. The family-o...

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  158. Lithium boom for Elavation

    Lithium boom for Elavation

    Independent access rental company Elavation has further expanded its fleet of Hinowa tracked boom lifts. The Milton Keynes-based powered access speci...

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  159. New Ground Protection Mat from Outriggerpads

    New Ground Protection Mat from Outriggerpads

    Outriggerpads is launching a new heavy duty ground protection mat aimed at the plant hire, events and construction industries. Ground mats protect co...

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  160. Maintaining Hinowa Spider Lifts

    Maintaining Hinowa Spider Lifts

    Hinowa’s market-leading spider lifts are the best-selling tracked booms in the world. One of the reasons they are so popular is that their supe...

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  161. Genie Z 60/37DC & FE Articulating Boom – Product Walk Around

    Genie Z 60/37DC & FE Articulating Boom – Product Walk Around

    The Genie Z-60/37FE won the Rental Product of the Year category at the European Rental Awards 2017. Judges praised the design and the performance of...

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  162. IPS Brings New Battery Technology to Powered Access Sector

    IPS Brings New Battery Technology to Powered Access Sector

    Building on the success of its POWER series, IPS is bringing an innovative lead battery technology to the powered access market. The new gel tubular ...

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  163. New Guidance on Cable Replacement for Genie Boom Lifts

    New Guidance on Cable Replacement for Genie Boom Lifts

    Genie is focused on helping plant hire and rental companies maximise both safety and productivity. With this in mind, Genie has updated its protocol ...

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  164. Maintaining your Batteries

    Maintaining your Batteries

    Maintaining your Batteries  Many powered access platforms are either battery powered or bi-energy hybrids. Charging, watering and cleaning are f...

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  165. 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 ...

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  166. 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...

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  167. 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...

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  168. 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 machin...

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  169. 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 headq...

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