Ruthmann T235A Acquisition

June 27, 2016 (Waco, Texas) – Time Manufacturing Company announced today that Blade Platforms, North America’s leading company for truck-mounted aerial platform rentals and wind turbine inspection, cleaning, repair and general maintenance services recently acquired the Ruthmann Steiger T235A after successfully showing and presenting the machine at this years’ AWEA Conference and Exhibition held in New Orleans, LA this past May.

The Ruthmann Steiger T235A product offers the end-user smooth operation, easy and quick set-up and is most cost-effective over the competition. The aerial has a maximum working height of 235’ (71.63m) with a maximum side reach of 125’ (35.97m). In addition, the Ruthmann T235A product boasts a maximum combined platform capacity of 1,323 lbs. (600 kg) making it an ideal choice for the Blade Platforms company’s business model.

“The Ruthmann T235A is a great addition to our fleet allowing us greater efficiency out in the field with minimal downtime,” said Petr Bartusek, Commercial Vice President for Blade Platforms.  ”We began our working relationship with Time Manufacturing based off of the company’s rich history in designing and engineering the best aerials worldwide, and over time have experienced the added benefits of great service  and great people and look forward to future endeavors.”
Ruthmann T235A
About Time Manufacturing/VERSALIFT

TIME Manufacturing Company is the largest single source provider worldwide for aerial lift products with a working height from 29 to 235 feet in insulated and non-insulated models. Our product industries range from telecommunication, electrical distribution and transmission, renewable energy and everything in between. With over 50 years of industry changing innovations and customer support with the VERSALIFT product group we have incorporated this business philosophy into our CONDOR product group and the newly release PHX and SKYBIRD products.  TIME Manufacturing partners with Ruthmann Steiger aerials to produce the SKYBIRD product and also represent the Ruthmann aerial products in North America.

About Blade Platforms

Blade Platforms LLC are North America’s leading pioneers for truck-mounted aerial platform rental and wind turbine inspection, cleaning, repair and general maintenance services. Operating a world-class global fleet, we consistently deliver improved site safety and service efficiencies that simply cannot be matched.  Our commitment to health and safety, the protection of our environment and cost saving efficiency is all delivered by our trusted team of professionals. The result of this dedication is a completely unblemished work history record throughout every aspect of our daily business. Blade Platforms in addition to the recent T235A also uses the Ruthmann Steiger TB220, T480, T175A and T720 in their global fleet.