Corporate Relations

About Versalift

Versalift is a leading manufacturer of bucket trucks, aerial devices, digger derricks and other specialty equipment for power generation, transmission and distribution, investor-owned utility, telecommunication, light & sign, and tree care industries. Working with co-ops, municipalities, government agencies and corporations through its global network of facilities and family of dealers, the company employs nearly 800 associates worldwide.


For more than 50 years, Versalift has been committed to creating aerial lifts of the highest quality, safety and reliability. Versalift has a long and storied history of quality and leadership in our industry. The company’s expansion into South America and Europe has allowed for continuous expansion and innovation. Further, its tradition of excellence in design, engineering and manufacturing supports the changing needs of a diverse and growing group of clients around the world. Versalift products are built to be of the highest quality, and to perform safely and reliably throughout their life cycles. As leaders in the bucket truck space, Versalift continues to elevate its standards through industry- changing innovations like our TruGuard insulation. The company continues to maintain a steadfast commitment to helping its clients succeed in their work by building bucket trucks and specialty equipment that are the safest, highest quality and most reliable in the industry.


Versalift is owned by Time Manufacturing Company, which was founded in 1965. Time MFG is majority owned by funds managed by The Sterling Group, an operationally focused middle market private equity firm based in Houston, Texas and managed out Novi, Michigan by a strategic staff of executives.


Industry leading innovation in engineering

From design and testing to manufacturing and service, we provide clients in Investor-owned utility, telecommunications, light & sign, tree care and power generation, distribution and transmission industries with safe, reliable aerial lifts, and the training and service that allow fleets to run at their best. Our aerial lifts require less maintenance, are lighter, and are more durable than anything out in the market.


Stability and Growth

Versalift is trusted in the market for the quality and safety of its products. We invented the articulating telescopic lift in 1989, and have continued to innovate with industry-leading advancements in hydraulics and boom insulation. Today we continue to innovate and grow, deepening our presence in European and Latin American markets that were established more than 30 years ago.


Redundant Safety Systems and Safety Checks

Versalift is the leader manufacturer of safe and reliable aerial lifts in the United States. Our lift stress, fatigue and hydraulic evaluations are performed in-house by the same group of engineers who design the best buckets in the world. Our manufacturing process includes building our equipment with multiple redundant safety systems, including torque striping, dual pin retention and TruGuard, which either comes standard or as an option on every bucket truck we make.


Commitment to the Highest Quality Standards

Versalift is committed to manufacturing the highest quality aerial lifts in the marketplace. A strict quality system drives production with statistical monitoring and control. Additionally, standard practice instructions for every function in each plant in our global network, supplier rating systems and audits, and certification training for all production technicians and engineers. Versalift is ISO 9001 certified.


Made in the United States of America

We manufacture our aerial lifts in Waco, Texas, and have have built a family of distributors around the United States, and around the world. We are aware of, and comply with, the laws and regulations that govern the industries we serve, and the nations where we operate. We focus on delivering the highest manufacturing quality while eliminating waste, lowering costs and reducing environmental impact.


A Trusted Name in Aerial Lifts

Today, Versalift is the industry leader in aerial safety, reliability and overall quality. With an established family of dealers in the United States, Latin America and Europe, Versalift is the premier manufacturer of high-quality aerial lifts today. Since 1965, Versalift has been an innovator and continues to abide by its principles of superior safety, reliability and overall quality.