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McConnellsburg, Pa. (January 17, 2011) — JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and a leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, announced today that it is introducing a new model to the JLG line of boom lifts – the 340AJ. With a lift height of 34 feet, 20 feet of horizontal reach and a 17-foot up and over reach, the 340AJ has all the features of a traditional JLG aerial work platform, with a low gross vehicle weight of 9,700 lb.
“We are pleased to add the 340AJ to our existing line of boom lifts,” said Chris Mellott, JLG Industries vice-president – sales and market development for the Americas. “As with all JLG’s aerial work platforms, the 340AJ delivers industry-leading terrainability, enabling operators to reach their work and efficiently complete their jobs.”
The 340AJ is easy to service and maintain. In addition, the 340AJ features steel hoods to increase its durability, and boasts a 500-pound capacity in addition to its 34-foot lift height and 17-foot up – and – over reach. The 340AJ meets sustainability regulations with its environmentally-friendly Tier 4 diesel engine. A gas/liquid propane engine is also available.
The lower cost of ownership and acquisition cost, coupled with its reach and terrainability, make the 340AJ ideal for general contractors, steel erectors, painters and commercial construction workers, among many others.