Call for Entries for Lift and Access’ Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms Award Competition

Lift and Access magazine, a Maximum Capacity Media publication, is seeking entries for its 2013 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) Awards competition. LLEAP judges will evaluate and honor innovative products that were introduced to the industry between April 1, 2011, and Feb. 28, 2013.

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2011 Award Wnners

LLEAP Award Winners announced in Lift and Access Magazine

LLEAP Award winners will be recognized in the July-August 2013 issue of Lift and Access Magazine.

(PRWEB) February 06, 2013

Lift and Access magazine, a Maximum Capacity Media publication, is seeking entries for its 2013 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) Awards competition, the seventh year of the award program. LLEAP judges will evaluate and honor innovative products that were introduced to the industry between April 1, 2011, and Feb. 28, 2013. Products considered must be new, innovative, and beneficial to the state of the lifting equipment and access industry.

Winners will be selected by a panel of judges that includes equipment-rental professionals, fleet owners, equipment service managers, industry consultants, and more. The panel rates each entry based on innovation, leadership, influence, and benefit. Categories include:

  •     Aerial lifts: Self-propelled boom or scissor lifts, manually or self-propelled vertical lifts, specialty lifts, trailer- or truck-mounted aerials.
  •     Material handlers: Rough-terrain telescopic or straight-mast forklifts.
  •     Cranes: Rough-terrain, all-terrain, truck, telescopic boom crawlers, crawler cranes, boom trucks, and self-erecting cranes with capacities less than 100 tons.
  •     OEM-Developed Features/Essential Components for OEMs: Features developed by an OEM for a new or existing aerial work platform, material handler, or crane.
  •     Aftermarket Support Products or Services: Products and services developed and sold specifically for end users.

The judging panel will select one first-place (gold) and one second-place (silver) award winner in each category. The judges will also choose one machine and one support product for best all-around innovation. Winners in 2011 included the Terex Crossover 6000 boom truck, Eaton's LifeSense Hose Condition Monitor, the JLG 1500SJ telescopic boom lift, and OEM Data Delivery's Multi-Pump Fluid Data Tracker.

LLEAP Award winners will be recognized in the July-August 2013 issue of Lift and Access.

Equipment manufacturers and component suppliers may nominate their own equipment, designs, or products, and the Lift and Access staff or the judging panel may also submit nominations.

How to nominate a product or service
To enter a product or service in the LLEAP Awards competition, send a high-resolution (300-dpi) photo or diagram of your product, your company logo, a description of the product’s features and capabilities, and the processing fee to Lift and Access. New this year, nominations and processing fees also can be submitted online.

The description should include model name; price; when the product or service was introduced; any important specifications, such as capacity and platform height; features, such as safety lockouts and ergonomics; and benefits for the owner or user. Product literature, videos, and other visual aids are preferred but not required.

Upload your entry and pay the processing fee online at: https://maxcapmedia.wufoo.eu/forms/2013-lleap-awards-information-nomination-form/

Send a nomination fee of $450 for the first product or service nominated and $250 for each additional product or service you are nominating to:
Barbara Benton
Maximum Capacity Media
1003 Central Ave.,
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

If you have questions about the processing fee, contact Barbara Benton at 800-231-8953

About Maximum Capacity Media
Maximum Capacity Media's objective is to deliver information for the selection, maintenance and safe use of cranes, hoists, material handlers and aerial work platforms to the North American construction and industrial marketplaces. Our portfolio includes print publications, digital media and live events. Its comprehensive and authoritative print magazines include Crane and Rigging Hot Line, Industrial Lift and Hoist and Lift and Access magazines.


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