Genie® S(TM)-125 Telescopic Boom Wins Roads & Bridges Gold Contractor's Choice Award

REDMOND, WASH. (October 5, 2007) - The Genie® S(TM)-125 Telescopic Boom was recently recognized by a readership of more than 21,000 road and bridge construction and maintenance contractors for its significant contribution to their work. The S(TM)-125 received a Gold Contractor's Choice Award (CCA) from Roads & Bridges magazine, the top honor in the Aerial Work Platforms category.

Voted on earlier this year and announced in the July issue of Roads & Bridges, the CCAs are voted on by more than 21,000 contractors. The criteria for voting is simple - based on the categories in the program, the contractors choose the equipment they prefer to use in their operations and, in this instance, the Genie S(TM)-125 came out on top of the aerial work platforms category.

About the Genie® S(TM)-125 Telescopic Boom
The Genie® S(TM)-125 Telescopic Boom combines maximum reach with exceptional maneuverability, ideal for a bridge maintenance or construction project. It features rugged diesel engine options, four-wheel drive and four-wheel steer capabilities, and foam-filled rough terrain tires. It has a 360˚ continuous rotation turntable for quick and flexible positioning while its minimal tail swing allows the operator to maneuver in tight workspaces. The axles on the S(TM)-125 extend and retract from the platform while driving for stability,
ease of operation and convenient transport.

The Genie® S(TM)-125 has a horizontal outreach between 75 ft (22.86 m) and 80 ft (24.38 m) and working heights of 106 ft (32.48 m) to 131 ft 2 in (40.15 m). An out-and-up
articulating jib boom option allows an additional 5 ft (1.52 m) of horizontal reach and height plus 135˚ of working range. The 8 ft (2.44 m) front-entry platforms can be rotated to exactly where needed and are self-leveling throughout the range of motion.

The CCAs will be officially presented during the ARTBA Annual Meeting this October in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

About Genie

Headquartered in Redmond, Wash., with branch offices worldwide, Genie Industries manufactures material lifts, aerial work platforms, trailer-mounted booms and light towers, scissor lifts, self-propelled telescopic and articulating booms and telehandlers. For more information, please visit

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