Presentation Title

Physical Changes to the way JLG aerial lifts are designed, built and tested

About the Presentation

We will do a show and tell of one of our newer JLG® boom lifts, doing a walk around to discuss its latest safety features, including our SkyGuard® enhanced control panel protection system. This system is offered standard on most JLG boom lifts. When activated, it stops all function in use at the time, then temporarily reverses most functions. Additional options for this feature including the new Skyline and SkyEye options which will also be showcased/discussed. Machine changes to be made as a result of the anticipated publishing of the new ANSI standards will also be discussed.

Bill Dovey, Senior Manager, Boom Lifts, JLG Industries, Inc.
Presenter Biography

Bill Dovey is product manager for aerial work platforms at JLG Industries, Inc., serving as a liaison between customers, sales and service representatives, and departmental functions. He recommends new products, product improvements and phase-outs, and helps develop technical and sales materials.
Bill joined the company in 1977. During his career at JLG, he has held a variety of positions, including service technician, service trainer, marketing coordinator, regional sales manager, sales training instructor, product manager for scissor lifts, director of rentals, used, and rebuild sales, and champion for scissor lifts.
Bill holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Catawba College (Salisbury, North Carolina), where he majored in biology and psychology.