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Snorkel S3210ps In Apl Livery (photo Courtesy Of Apl)

First Snorkel Outdoor-Rated Low Level Scissors Delivered to APL

Snorkel™ is excited to announce that it has commenced production of its new outdoor-rated push-around mini scissor lift, the S3210P, at its Vigo Center assembly facility in the U.K., and Snorkel UK has delivered the first eight units to U.K. rental company, APL. Shown as a prototype at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020, the Snorkel S3210P is designed …
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Scott Mccall Handing Over The Twenty S3010p's To Thomas Smith Of Smiths Hire

Twenty Push-Around Scissors For Smiths Hire

Smiths Hire are pushing forward with a recent investment in twenty Snorkel S3010P push-around scissor lifts. The units, which were manufactured at Snorkel’s facility in Washington, Tyne and Wear, were delivered to Smiths Hire on 12th November and immediately deployed in their hire fleet. Scott McCall of Snorkel UK handed over the units to Smith …
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Snorkel UK Hosts Access Alliance Quarterly Meeting

Snorkel UK Hosts Access Alliance Quarterly Meeting

Snorkel UK was pleased to host the Access Alliance during their recent meeting that was held in Newcastle-upon-Tyne on Wednesday 13th October. The meeting was held in private in central Newcastle, following a welcome and introduction from Snorkel UK sales representative, Scott Holtby. After the close of the meeting, and lunch, the Snorkel UK sales …
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Instant Tool & Plant

Towable Duo For Instant Tool & Plant Hire

Instant Tool & Plant Hire have invested in a duo of trailer mounted boom lifts from Snorkel for their hire fleet. The high specification Snorkel TL37J and TL49J towable booms are both bi-energy powered and are equipped with Snorkel’s optional friction drive system for easier movement when unhitched from a vehicle. The units are the …
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Snorkel Onsite Telematics Now Available

Snorkel OnSite™ Telematics Solution Now Available

Henderson, NV, USA (18th October 2021) Snorkel™ is very pleased to announce the global launch of its new telematics offering, Snorkel OnSite™ today at The ARA Show 2021. Powered by Trackunit®, Snorkel OnSite is a full-service telematics offering that is available on most current Snorkel mobile elevating work platforms and telehandlers, many of which are …
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2021 Visitor Advert October Ehn

Executive Hire Scotland Roadshow Returns

The popular Executive Hire Roadshows help to connect enthusiastic hirers with innovative suppliers nationwide. This year, more than ever, it has been vital to re-forge these links and Snorkel UK is proud to be participating. This year, the event is even easier for hirers to attend. The Scotland Roadshow – Marriott Hotel in Glasgow on October …
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Dual Capacity Now Standard On Snorkel Mid Size Telescopic Booms

Snorkel Upgrades Mid-Size Telescopic Boom Line With Higher Lift Capacities

Snorkel™, a leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms is pleased to announce the release of its upgraded line of mid-sized telescopic boom lifts. All Snorkel mid-size telescopic boom lift models will feature a new dual envelope design as standard, delivering higher lifting capacities on all six models. The Snorkel 400S, 460SJ, 600S, 660SJ …
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The new Snorkel A46JRTE lithium-powered articulated rough terrain boom lift

Snorkel Launches Its First Lithium-powered Rough Terrain Boom

The new Snorkel A46JRTE makes its global debut today at Vertikal Days exhibition in the U.K., becoming the company’s first lithium powered boom lift. It joins eight other lithium-powered Snorkel models which have been introduced since late 2019, including the SL26RTE and SL30RTE electric Speed Levels, the S2255RTE, S2755RTE, S2770RTE, S3370RTE and S3970RTE electric rough terrain scissor lifts, and the electric SR5719E/SR626E compact rough terrain telehandler.

The First Snorkel S3970rte At Platform Hire

Platform Hire Lead with Lithium

Droitwich-based Platform Hire have become the first U.K. hire company to add lithium-ion battery powered Snorkel S3970RTE compact rough terrain scissor lifts to their fleet. Leading the hire industry towards the adoption of cleaner, more environmentally-friendly equipment, Platform Hire are the first hire company in the U.K. to offer these zero-emission scissor lifts to their …
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Snorkel S3970rte Lithium Ion Battery Powered Compact Rough Terrain Scissor Lift

Five Lithium-Powered Snorkel Rough Terrain Scissor Lifts Enter Full Production

Snorkel is very pleased to announce that it has commenced full production on five lithium-ion battery powered compact rough terrain scissor lift models. Now in production in Snorkel’s assembly facilities in the U.K. and New Zealand, the five new ‘RTE’ electric rough terrain scissor lifts expand Snorkel’s lithium-powered range of zero emission rough terrain aerial …
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HAE EHA Hire Awards 2021

SNORKEL UK SHORTLISTED FOR HIRE INDUSTRY SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

For the second year running, Snorkel UK is very pleased to announce that it has been shortlisted as a finalist in the HAE EHA Hire Awards of Excellence 2021 ‘Hire Industry Supplier of the Year’ category. The annual awards ceremony will take place virtually this year on Thursday 20th May, 2021, and will be livestreamed …
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Scott McCall joins Snorkel UK as Business Development Manager and Net Zero Specialist

Snorkel UK Appoints Business Development Manager

Snorkel UK, the official distributor for Snorkel™ and Ruthmann Bluelift in the U.K. is very pleased to announce the expansion of its sales team. Long-time equipment industry professional, Scott McCall, joined Snorkel UK on 6th April 2020 as its new Business Development Manager, reporting to Andrew Fishburn, Managing Director. Scott also becomes the companies’ first …
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Snorkel Europe ISO Certification

Snorkel Europe Achieves ISO 14001 & ISO 50001 Certification

At its manufacturing facility in the U.K., Snorkel Europe Limited is proud to announce that it has achieved two new ISO certifications. The company, which has held ISO 9001 certification for Quality Management Systems for 16 years, achieved ISO 14001 Environmental Management & ISO 50001 Energy Management in 2020. Designed as frameworks which drive continuous …
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Phil James, Depot Manager Receives Four Snorkel Bi-Energy Scissor Lifts

Bi-Energy For Banner Plant

Banner Plant is continuing to grow its fleet with more Snorkel scissor lifts. Four bi-energy compact rough terrain scissor lifts, built in the UK, were recently delivered to Banner Plant’s Rotherham depot. Snorkel UK’s Area Sales Manager, Jon Plaskitt handed over two Snorkel S3370BE and two Snorkel S3970BE scissor lifts to Banner Plant depot manager, …
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The Snorkel Scissor Lifts Delivered to FTH Hire's Farnham Depot

First Snorkel Scissors For FTH Hire

FTH Hire Group have made their first investment in Snorkel™ lifts, with their recent order of ten Snorkel scissors. The mixed delivery included two Snorkel S3219E, four S3226E and two S4732E electric scissor lifts, plus two Snorkel S3370RT compact rough terrain scissor lifts. Delivered in mid-February to the Farnham depot, Snorkel UK Area Sales Manager, …
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Banner Plant took delivery of three Snorkel S2755RT scissr lifts at their Derby depot

More Snorkel Narrow Rt Scissors For Banner Plant

As part of a considerable investment to continually refresh their hire fleet, Banner Plant has taken delivery of three more Snorkel S2755RT narrow rough terrain scissor lifts. This most recent delivery increases their total fleet of Snorkel S2755RT scissor lifts to ten. The machines, which were assembled in Snorkel’s UK manufacturing facility, were delivered to …
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Snorkel Electric Scissors Ready for a Local Delivery

The Best of British for Tyne & Wear Access

Tyne & Wear Access are expanding their hire fleet with British-made mobile elevating work platforms, from Snorkel. Located just 9.2 miles, or a 15-minute drive, from Snorkel’s manufacturing facility in the UK, Tyne & Wear Access have grown their hire fleet in the past 12 months with ten brand-new locally-built aerial lifts, including most recently, …
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Upgraded control panel on the Snorkel A62JRT

Upgraded Snorkel A62JRT Articulated Boom Enters UK Production

Snorkel is pleased to announce it is introducing an upgraded version of its popular Snorkel A62JRT articulated boom lift, which is now in full production in Snorkel’s manufacturing facility in the UK. Reaching a maximum working height of 20.8m, the Snorkel A62JRT is diesel-powered, rough terrain articulated boom lift, capable of lifting up to 227kg. …
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A Bright (Orange) Investment For Neon Hire Services

A Bright (Orange) Investment For Neon Hire Services

Neon Hire Services has recently invested in ten Snorkel TM12 telescopic mast lifts for their hire fleet. Delivered by Snorkel UK earlier this month, the ten Snorkel TM12’s were handed over to Neon Lane & Rhonda Maisey the owners of Neon Hire Services by Snorkel UK Area Sales Manager, Jon Plaskitt. The TM12’s join Neon …
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Independent Hire Expands Telehandler Fleet With Snorkel

Independent Hire Expands Telehandler Fleet With Snorkel

Independent Hire has expanded its telehandler fleet with four Snorkel SR626 compact rough terrain telehandlers. Servicing the Midlands and South East from three strategically located branches in Buckinghamshire, Essex and Coventry, Independent Hire offers a comprehensive range of equipment and plant, ranging from power tools and generators, to powered access, excavators, fencing, portable accommodation and …
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Snorkel Founder Art Moore Inducted into 2020 AEM Hall of Fame

Snorkel Founder Art Moore Inducted into 2020 AEM Hall of Fame

Snorkel™, a leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms, is proud to announce that late Snorkel founder Art Moore has been honored as an industry pioneer by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). The induction announcement took place during the AEM Annual Conference, held virtually on November 17-20, 2020. The digital edition featured several …
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City Hire takes delivery of 10 Snorkel S3010P mini scissor lifts

City Hire Pushes Forward with Snorkel

City Hire has expanded its fleet with the recent addition of ten Snorkel S3010P push-around scissor lifts. Delivered by Snorkel UK in early November, the ten Snorkel S3010P push-around mini scissor lifts join City Hire’s expansive low-level access offering.  With a maximum working height of 5.0m and a lift capacity of 240kg, yet weighing just …
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Danny Kent in action during a race at Donington Park

Snorkel UK Announces First-Ever Superbike Sponsorship

Snorkel UK™, the official provider of sales, service and spare parts for Snorkel lifts and Ruthmann Bluelift tracked spider lifts in the United Kingdom is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the No. 52 Kawasaki for Morello Racing and British Superbike rider Danny Kent in the 2020 Bennetts British Superbike Championship (BSB) season. By partnering …
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Snorkel Continues Support of Charitable Art Initiative

Snorkel Continues Support of Charitable Art Initiative

Renowned street artist Gent48 was supported for the second time by Snorkel™, a leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms, to create his second mural with art4charity in Birmingham, UK. Commissioned by Birmingham City Football Club, locally referred to as the “Blues”, the piece is entitled ‘Record Breakers’ and celebrates two Blues players, Trevor Francis and …
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Jason Prisley (left) and Claudio Checchia (right) of 2 Cousins Powered Access at the Snorkel's Vigo Centre facility in early 2020 with Scott Holtby of Snorkel UK (centre)

First Snorkel Lifts for 2 Cousins Powered Access

2 Cousins Powered Access is growing its hire fleet with the addition of its first Snorkel lifts. The company took an initial delivery of two Snorkel A38E electric articulated boom lifts from Snorkel UK in early July, which is the first part of a new order and larger investment into their fleet.  The lifts were …
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Gent 48 puts the finishing touches to the giant virus. Photo courtesy of Edwin Ladd - Mr Ladd Media

Snorkel Uk Supports Street Artist’s Tribute Mural for Covid-19 Charity

Snorkel™, a leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms, supported renowned street artist Gent 48 in creating a COVID-19 themed mural in Birmingham, UK. Painted from the platform of a Snorkel S3370RT compact rough terrain scissor lift, the commemorative mural was commissioned by Birmingham-based art4charity as part of fundraising efforts. The mural, located on …
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Trackunit will be rolled out across the Ahern Family of Companies, including Ahern Rentals

Ahern Companies Partners With Trackunit® For Telematics

The Ahern Family of Companies (“Ahern Companies”) is pleased to announce that it has selected Trackunit® as its telematics platform partner. Owned by Don F. Ahern, the Ahern Family of Companies includes Ahern Rentals™, the largest independently-owned rental company in North America, high reach OEM’s, Xtreme Manufacturing™ and Snorkel™, and an extensive global distribution network, …
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Snorkel 2100SJ

Preview: Snorkel Reaches above & Beyond at Conexpo-con/Agg 2020

Snorkel is reaching above and beyond at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2020 with the launch of the world’s largest self-propelled boom lift. Dubbed a ‘Mega Boom’, the new Snorkel 2100SJ telescopic boom lift reaches a maximum platform height of 210 ft. (64.0m), provides an industry-leading horizontal outreach up to 100 ft. (30.4m), and an unrestricted platform capacity of …
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Snorkel Commences Lithium-Powered Speed Level Production

Snorkel Commences Lithium-Powered Speed Level Production

Initially previewed at Bauma 2019, Snorkel is pleased to announce that it has commenced full production of two new lithium-powered Speed Level models at its UK assembly facility, in Washington, Tyne & Wear. The two new models, which are branded as the Snorkel SL26RTE and SL30RTE, are completely zero emission thanks to lithium-ion battery packs …
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Art Moore

Arthur Deshon Moore: 1924 – 2019

It grieves us deeply to announce the passing of Art Moore, the founder of Snorkel, a current Snorkel board member, and a pioneer in the access industry, on June 19, 2019. We have been incredibly fortunate to have been graced with Art’s innovative vision, insightful wisdom, whimsical humor and cheerful personality for 94 years. Known …
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Snorkel Strengthens Sales Efforts in EMEA

Snorkel™, a leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms, today announces the promotion of Andrew Fishburn to the newly-created role of Vice President of Strategic Accounts EMEA. Andrew joined the company in 2016, bringing significant industry experience to his role as Divisional Managing Director for Snorkel UK. Prior to joining Snorkel, Andrew has previously …
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Snorkel Uk Awarded Hire Industry Trusted Supplier Status

Snorkel UK Awarded Hire Industry Trusted Supplier Status

Washington, Tyne & Wear, U.K. (11th June 2019) Snorkel UK, the official provider for sales, service and spare parts for Snorkel™ aerial work platforms and RUTHMANN BLUELIFT tracked spider lifts in the United Kingdom, are pleased to announce that they have been awarded Hire Industry Trusted Supplier (HITS) status by the Hire Association Europe (HAE) …
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Ahern International Expands to Ireland

Ahern International Expands to Ireland

Henderson, Nevada, USA (30th May 2019) Ahern International, the global distribution division owned by Don Ahern, is pleased to announce that it will open a facility in Dublin, Ireland. Ahern Ireland™, which will officially open for business in June 2019, will be the exclusive provider of sales, service and spare parts for Snorkel™ mobile elevating …
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Snorkel UK Launches Online Parts Ordering

Snorkel UK Launches Online Parts Ordering at Vertikal Days 2019

Donington Park, U.K. (15th May 2019) The annual exhibition for the UK cranes and access sector, Vertikal Days, gets underway today, and Snorkel UK is pleased to announce the introduction of online parts ordering at the show. The new online functionality, which launched on Monday, provides access to order genuine Snorkel spare parts on The …
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Vertikal Days 2019

It’s 5-4-3-2-1… to Vertikal Days 2019

We’re on the final countdown to Vertikal Days 2019, and Snorkel UK is pleased to announce details of a very special promotion that they will be running at the show. Available only on 15th & 16th May, the 5-4-3-2-1 promotion offers significant discounts, up to as much as £5,000 off, on selected Snorkel lifts*. Customers …
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Neil Brown & Jon Plaskitt

Snorkel UK Strengthens Team with Two New Additions

Washington, Tyne & Wear, U.K. (2nd April 2019) Snorkel UK is strengthening its team with two new customer-facing additions. Jon Plaskitt joined Snorkel UK in early March, as Area Sales Manager. Based in Lincolnshire, Jon will be responsible for managing and developing Snorkel UK’s customer base in the Eastern region of UK. Jon brings more …
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Five Snorkel lifts delivered to Blulift in Limerick, Ireland

Snorkel Booms & Scissors for Blulift

Washington, Tyne & Wear, U.K. (25 March 2019) Irish access hire company, Blulift, is expanding its fleet with the delivery of five Snorkel lifts. The three Snorkel A38E electric articulated boom lifts, and two Snorkel S3370RT compact rough terrain scissor lifts were recently handed over to Blulift Managing Director John Cusack, by David Roddy, Business …
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The Snorkel S3010P is ideal for indoor maintenance applications

BSS INDUSTRIAL PUSHES AHEAD WITH SNORKEL

Washington, Tyne & Wear, U.K. (14th March 2019) BSS Industrial, a division of Travis Perkins plc, and the UK’s market-leading distributor of pipeline and heating solutions, has recently taken delivery of a significant order of Snorkel S3010P push-around mini scissor lifts. Delivering a working height of up to 5.0m, the Snorkel S3010P can lift up …
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New Snorkel scissor lifts delivered to Phoenix Hire & Sales

PHOENIX HIRE & SALES EXPANDS WITH SNORKEL

Washington, Tyne & Wear, U.K. (1st March 2019) Phoenix Hire & Sales recently boosted their powered access rental fleet with delivery of multiple Snorkel lifts. In response to increasing customer demand, Phoenix Hire & Sales made the decision to expand their powered access fleet this year. Following careful consideration of the options available, Phoenix placed …
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Warren Access grows with Snorkel Scissor Lifts

WARREN ACCESS GROWS WITH SNORKEL SCISSOR LIFTS

Washington, Tyne & Wear, UK (9th August 2018) Following their recent investment in new premises, Warren Access are continuing to grow, with the addition of seven Snorkel electric scissor lifts to their fleet. Purchased from Linda Betts, Sales Director at Snorkel UK, Warren Access have recently taken delivery of three S3219E, two S4732E, and one …
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Snorkel trigger guard is fitted directly to enable switch operated joysticks

SNORKEL INTRODUCES TRIGGER GUARD SOLUTION FOR CURRENT AND LEGACY MACHINES

Snorkel, a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms, announces that it has developed a trigger guard solution that will be fitted as standard to all new Snorkel lifts that have an enable switch operated joystick. The new trigger guard is also available as a retrofit solution for legacy Snorkel electric and rough terrain scissor …
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Linda Betts with Cannon-Access at Vertikal Days

COMPACT SNORKEL SCISSOR LIFTS FOR CANNON ACCESS

Essex-based Cannon Access are expanding their fleet with the addition of three Snorkel compact rough terrain scissor lifts. The order, placed with Linda Betts of Snorkel UK, includes two Snorkel S2755RT narrow rough terrain compact scissor lifts, and one Snorkel S3970BE bi-energy compact rough terrain scissor lift. The Snorkel S2755RT was launched at APEX 2017 …
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Martin Hanley and James Dundon of CPH with Snorkel Owner Don Ahern and Dave Roddy of Snorkel UK at Vertikal Days 2018

CHARLEVILLE PLANT HIRE GROWS FLEET WITH SNORKEL

One of Munster and Ireland’s leading plant, access and tool hire companies has expanded its fleet with the addition of multiple Snorkel lifts. Working with Dave Roddy of Snorkel UK since 2017, Charleville Hire & Platform Ltd T/A CPH have added numerous Snorkel electric scissor lifts, electric boom lifts, and diesel boom lifts to their …
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