Boom Lifts offer Caterpillar® diesel engine option.

Press Release Summary:

Telescoping Boom Lifts with 40-46 ft platform height are available with Caterpillar Model 3024C 2.2 liter displacement engine, rated at 50.9 hp. Model 3044C, with 3.3 liter displacement and rated at 63.3 hp, is offered on boom lifts with platform heights from 60-86 ft. Engines comply with EPA Tier 2 regulations calling for limitations on emission of carbon monoxide, nitrous oxides, non-methane hydrocarbons, and particulate matter.

Original Press Release:

JLG® Offers CAT® Diesel Power Option for Boom Lifts

McConnellsburg, PA, June 10, 2003, JLG Industries, Inc. has announced that newly designed Caterpillar® diesel engines are now an option on many of its telescoping boom lifts. The new engines are among the first to comply with EPA Tier 2 regulations which will become effective on January 1, 2004 and will call for limitations on emission of carbon monoxide, nitrous oxides, non-methane hydrocarbons and particulate matter.

The Caterpillar Model 3024C, 2.2 liter displacement engine rated at 50.9 hp is now available on JLG® boom lifts with 40-ft. to 46-ft. platform height. The larger Caterpillar Model 3044C with 3.3 liter displacement rated at 63.3 hp is being phased in on boom lifts with platform heights from 60-ft. up to and including 86-ft. platform heights.

JLG Product Champion, Mark Mohn, said, "We have added Caterpillar diesel engines as an option to give our customers added flexibility in their fleet planning and to allow them to call upon Caterpillar's worldwide network for technical support." *

* CAT is a registered trademark of Caterpillar, Inc.

JLG Industries, Inc. is the world's leading producer of mobile aerial work platforms and a leading producer of telehandlers and telescopic hydraulic excavators marketed under the JLG® and Gradall® trademarks. Sales are made principally to rental companies and distributors that rent and sell the Company's products to a diverse customer base, which includes users in the industrial, commercial, institutional and construction markets. JLG's manufacturing facilities are located in the United States and Belgium, with sales and service locations on six continents. For additional information visit or contact:

Ms. Maye Houck
Marketing Communications Manager
JLG Industries, Inc.
13224 Fountainhead Plaza
Hagerstown, MD 21742
TEL: (240) 420-8721
FAX: (240) 420-8733

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