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  • HOUSTON, TEXAS (February 6, 2017) – The Sterling Group, a middle market private equity firm based in Houston, Texas, today announced that it acquired Time Manufacturing Company (“Time”) from O’Flaherty Holdings Limited. Headquartered in Waco, Texas, Time is a global designer, manufacturer, and distributor of vehicle-mounted aerial lifts primarily for the telecom and electric utility…

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  • After 50 years of manufacturing top-quality aerial lifts, the future of Versalift is looking brighter than ever, with plans to expand local facilities and add jobs at Versalift’s Waco, Texas, location. On December 15, City of Waco and McLennan County officials will vote on giving Time Manufacturing tax abatements and a total of $200,000 in…

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  • Rising to the challenge In the 50 years of Versalift’s existence, we have worked to continuously bring you the best equipment fit for your needs. Now, after months of brainstorming, renderings, and tests, we at Versalift are proud to present one of our most powerful, most versatile vehicles yet: the Phoenix 180-I. The Phoenix will…

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  • This year marks the 50th birthday of Time Manufacturing’s Versalift, an aerial lift producer. Since its inception in 1965, Versalift has grown to become a global name and a leader in aerial vehicle manufacturing. Russell Howard, a mechanical engineer, and Charles Turner, whose family owned an independent telephone company at the time, joined forces in…

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  • Vertically inclined to get the job done With 50 years of ideas to draw on, Versalift is excited to announce the release of the Skybird 215-I at the 2015 International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition. Born out of collaborative engineering, or as we like to call it, “an assembly of our best ideas,” the Skybird’s…

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