February 11, 2008
Guelph, Ontario- February 8th 2008- Skyjack continues to expand its product base by adding the new SJ61T and SJ66T to the SJ40T and SH45T boom lifts. Built and designed using Skyjack”s robust and reliable design philosophies, the new SJ61T and SJ66T boom lifts continue to offer the lowest life cycle costs, proven reliability and ease of serviceability. Superior terrainability is obtained utilizing Skyjack”s exclusive axle based 4WD system which features a “Detroit Locker” type rear differential and limited slip front differential. Other competitive sensing drive and steer control system as well as a 45 degree steering angle which results in the industry”s tightest turning radius. Skyjack”s standard color coded and numbered wiring system, along with proven relay based controls, complete a well rounded package of superior, proven, operating characteristics. Skyjacks is excited to introduce these two new models to a product line of proven, robust and reliable aerial work platforms. Production is currently being phased in with deliveries beginning in Q2 of this year.
Elevating the world since 1986 Skyjack (www.skyjack.com) is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of self propelled Aerial work platforms. Skyjack”s mission is to be the customers” first choice for rental equipment solutions in the aerial industry worldwide. This will be achieved through our ability to supply the reliable and best quality products in the industry resulting in the best life cycle value available.
About Linamar Corporation
Linamar designs, develops and manufactures precision machined components, modules and systems for engine, transmission and chassis systems primarily for the North American and European automotive marketplace. The company”s industrila division is a world leader in aerial lift platform products. The company has over 10,000 employees in 37 manufacturing locations, five research and development centers and nine sales offices in Canada, United States, Mexico, Germany, Hungary, China, Korea, and Japan.
Certain information regarding Linamar set forth in this document, including management”s assessment of the Company”s future plans and operations may constitute forward-looking statements. The information is based on current expectations that are subject to significant risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. Actual results may differ materially from these anticipated in the forward-looking statements due to factors such as customer demand and timing of buying decisions, product mix, competitive products and pricing pressure. In addition, uncertainties and difficulties in domestic and foreign financial markets and economies could adversely affect demand from customers. These factors, as well as, general economic and political conditions, may in turn have a material adverse effect on the Company”s financila results. The Company assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those reflected in the forward-looking statements.