Corporate Relations

About Versalift

Versalift is a leading manufacturer of bucket trucks, digger derricks, aerial lifts 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.

Since 1965, Versalift has been committed to creating aerial lifts of the highest quality, safety and reliability. Versalift has a history of innovation and leadership in the bucket truck 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. The company continues to elevate its standards through innovations like the TruGuard 2.0™ isolation system. Committed to helping its clients succeed in their work by building bucket trucks, digger derricks and specialty equipment that are the safest, highest quality and most reliable in the industry, Versalift puts its clients first.

Versalift, a Time Manufacturing Company, was founded in 1965 and has been owned by The Sterling Group since January, 2017. The Sterling Group, founded in 1982, is a private equity investment firm that targets controlling interests in basic manufacturing, distribution and industrial services companies. Typical enterprise values of these companies range from $100 million to $750 million. Sterling has sponsored the buyout of 51 platform companies and numerous add-on acquisitions for a total transaction value of over $10.0 billion. Sterling prides itself as a top tier operationally focused firm, that delivers superior returns to its investors, and creates long-term sustained value. Currently, Sterling has over $2.2 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit

Industry leading innovation in engineering

From design and testing to manufacturing and service, the company provides clients in a broad-based group of industries with safe, reliable aerial lifts, and the training, maintenance and service that allow fleets to run at their best. Versalift aerial lifts require less maintenance, are lighter, and are more durable than anything else in the market.

Stability and Growth

Versalift has earned the trust of its customers because of the quality and safety of its products. The company has a long history of innovation and has created several industry-leading advancements in hydraulics and boom insulation. Today, Versalift continues to innovate and grow, deepening its presence in European and Latin American markets that were established more than 30 years ago.

Redundant Safety Systems and Safety Checks

Versalift is the leading manufacturer of safe and reliable aerial lifts in the United States. A series of evaluations, including lift stress, fatigue and hydraulic performance, are performed in-house by the same group of engineers who design the best aerial lifts in the world. The Versalift manufacturing process includes building all equipment with multiple redundant safety systems, including torque striping, dual pin retention and TruGuard 2.0, which comes standard on every insulated bucket truck.

Commitment to the Highest Quality Standards

Versalift is committed to manufacturing the highest quality aerial lifts in the marketplace. A strict quality management system drives production with statistical monitoring and control. Additionally, the company employs 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. Dedicated to continuous improvement, Versalift is a ISO-9001:2015 certified manufacturer.

Made in the United States of America

Versalift manufactures the majority of its aerial lifts in Waco, Texas, and has have built a family of distributors around the United States and around the world. Versalift is aware of, and complies with, the laws and regulations that govern the industries in which it serves, and the nations where it operates. Versalift focuses 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 aerial lift industry leader in 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 strive for excellence in its principles of superior safety, reliability and overall quality.