2017 JLG 1055

SKU: 1055-114


JLG Industries , founded in 1969 by John L. Grove, has a rich history in manufacturing aerial work platforms and material handling equipment, including telehandlers. Here’s an overview of the history of JLG telehandlers:

  1. Early Years and Expansion into Aerial Work Platforms: JLG initially focused on manufacturing mobile hydraulic equipment for various industries. In the 1970s and 1980s, the company expanded its product line to include aerial work platforms, such as boom lifts and scissor lifts. This expansion marked JLG’s entry into the market for lifting equipment.
  2. Introduction of Telehandlers: JLG introduced its line of telehandlers in the late 1980s. Telehandlers, also known as telescopic handlers, offer versatility in material handling applications. They feature a telescoping boom that can extend forward and upward, allowing for lifting and placing loads at heights and distances that traditional forklifts cannot reach.
  3. Evolution of Telehandler Technology: Over the years, JLG has continued to innovate its telehandler product line. This includes advancements in technology, such as improved hydraulics, controls, and safety features. JLG has also focused on enhancing the performance, reliability, and efficiency of its telehandlers to meet the evolving needs of customers in construction, agriculture, industrial, and other sectors.
  4. Global Reach: JLG telehandlers are sold and used worldwide, reflecting the global presence of JLG Industries. These machines are known for their ruggedness, durability, and versatility in a wide range of applications.
  5. Acquisition by Oshkosh Corporation: In 2006, JLG Industries was acquired by Oshkosh Corporation, a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles and equipment. This acquisition has further strengthened JLG’s position in the market and provided additional resources for product development and expansion.
  6. Continued Innovation: JLG continues to innovate its telehandler product line, incorporating new technologies and features to improve performance, safety, and operator comfort. This includes advancements in areas such as telematics, electrification, and automation.

Overall, the history of JLG telehandlers is characterized by a commitment to innovation, quality, and customer satisfaction, reflecting the company’s longstanding leadership in the aerial work platform and material handling equipment industry.

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2017 JLG 1055 Telehandler for Sale

10K / 55′ Reach  / Enclosed ROPS

Several in stock 4600-6300 hours

$69,850 Nationwide Delivery


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