Starting in 1986, Skyjack began manufacturing scissor lift platforms. They continued this mass production through the 1990s and became a global leader in the aerial lift industry sector. Eventually, Skyjack grew to more than 30% market share overall. Even now, the company maintains their dominance as an important player who has quickly adapted to the changing face of the industrial equipment industry.
Several of the key factors which Skyjack has built a solid reputation on include their commitment to dependability and quality. They are known all around the world as being the maker of the best scissor lifts in the globe. The Skyjack product series is manufactured and sold all around the globe.
Skyjack was purchased by Linamar Corporation, LNR on the TSX during August the year 2002. Linamar is recognized for being a top manufacturer of assemblies, modules and precision-machined parts. Linamar's solid balance sheet provides Skyjack with increased strength and long-term stability in general. Skyjack presently has production facilities in Ontario, Hungary and the US with support offices within Europe and Asia.
The company has a lot of self-propelled scissor lifts in its lineup, with models that can work at heights up to 56ft. Skyjack became a leader in the business by providing equipment features which combined durability, serviceability, quality and service, making Skyjack scissor lifts known throughout the world for product reliability. The company's existing Boom lift model lineup consists of telescopic booms. These models offer telescopic booms that feature work heights ranging from 45 to 71 feet. The company has plans to further expand the boom lift product line in the future.
During the month of August the year 2007, the purchase of Volvo's Material Handling Equipment business complements the purchase of Carelift Equipment. This business acquisition expands Skyjack's Telehandler product offering causing the additional Zoom Boom series and the VR series telehandlers. These acquisitions provide the company an opportunity to grow with the additional manufacturing capacity. Skyjack continues to lead the way within the business, providing reliable lift solutions.