Within two months, the Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) Changzhou plant will celebrate the production of the 1,000th Genie GS-1330m scissor lift, introduced globally in early 2019, manufactured in the factory. This milestone is a testament to the great success of the facility's production capabilities in China and shows the brand's capacity to ramp-up production to meet high global demand for this product.
Responding to worldwide demand for compact maneuverability in low-level access and space and weight restricted applications, the Genie GS-1330m scissor lift is specifically designed to meet the needs of Genie customers in the ever-changing global mobile elevating work platform market. The Genie GS-1330m scissor lift offers a maximum platform height of 3.9 m (12.8 ft) and a maximum working height of 5.9 m (18.8 ft), with a 2-person, 227 kg (500-lb) capacity, and weighing in at only 889 kg (1,962 lb). This lift is equipped with an efficient, all-electric DC drive system that offers productive power for getting around indoor jobsites with quiet, zero-emissions operation. Industry-leading runtime ensures full day productivity in a compact package.
"The production of the 1,000th Genie GS-1330m scissor lift at Changzhou facility is exciting news for our customers. Thanks to our world-class Lean management practices, the Changzhou plant is able to utilize its production capacity to the maximum extent to better support the demand for this popular product from Terex AWP customers around the world”, says Terex AWP Changzhou Operations Director Johnny Tan.
Tan adds: “The upcoming production of 1,000th Genie GS-1330m scissor lift represents a breakthrough of local manufacturing in China and R&D capacity of Genie worldwide. In the future, we will continue to pioneer increased manufacturing capacities and technological developments in the industry, as well as provide a new higher level of customer service through comprehensive offerings of our core competency”.