New Telehandler extends Pettibone's reach

BARAGA, MI– Pettibone, a leading manufacturer of material-handling equipment, continues to reach new heights with its Traverse Series. Answering the request from its dealers and customers Pettibone unveiled the Traverse Series T10056 telehandler at its International Partner Retreat in October.

The T10056 is an agile and stable lifter that can reach where most traditional telehandlers can”t. Like all Pettibone Traverse Series model, this unit features 70 inches of horizontal boom travel at every lift height, enabling precise load placement. Operators can easily lift and land loads in hard-to-reach locations, through windows and other openings. The T10056 is equipped with frame-mounted outriggers and tunnion-mounted sway cylinders.

Powerful as well as precise, the T10056 currently has a maximum capacity of 10,000 lbs. and a maximum lifting height of 56 feet. It is expected to be re-reated as an 11,000 lb. capacity machine with 57 feet of lift height before the annual World of Concrete trade show in Las Vegas, NV this coming January.

Pettibone has been pushing innovation in the material-handling industry for more than 125 years, and with the T10056, it”s ready to answer the needs of today”s toughest job site.This machine was conceived, designed and built in Michigan”s Upper Peninsula, and Pettibone is proud to share it with the rest of the world. Pettibone is taking orders now; the unit will be available the second quarter of 2008.

Located in Baraga, Michigan, Pettibone manufactures a full line of fixed-boom and transfer-boom, rough-terrain telehandlers, Cary-Lift pipe and pole handlers, and Speed Swing railroad maintenance cranes. For more information about Pettibone products, please visit