OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Federal Signal Corporation , a global leader in security and well-being solutions for municipalities and workplaces, today announced the initial sale of the new Bronto Skylift F 101 high level articulated platform (HLA) to Maes Hoogwerkers in Belgium. The Bronto platform can be quickly positioned to reach seemingly unreachable spaces with ease and pinpoint accuracy. Federal Signal's Bronto is the highest articulating truck mounted aerial device in the world.
"Our newest Bronto platform expands the aerial device performance envelope to meet the evolving mission-critical needs of municipal and industrial customers. The Bronto is a true product leader that offers unparalleled versatility, maneuverability and robustness," said Robert D. Welding, president and CEO. "The Bronto platform remains the aerial device customers prefer when seconds count."
The Bronto Skylift F 101 HLA delivers a maximum vertical reach of 34 stories and a maximum horizontal reach of 75 feet (23 meters) at a height of 20 stories. In addition, this new Bronto features telemetric capabilities that enable remote product diagnosis and adjustment -- without having to send a technician out to the customer location. The Bronto product line includes more than 30 different platform models -- with working heights from 52 feet (16 meters) to 331 feet (101 meters) -- that meet a variety of customer demands.
Since its introduction in 1961, Bronto has delivered more than 5,000 aerials for use in rescue and fire fighting, and in industrial contracting. In operation in 120 countries and on all continents, the Bronto advances security and well-being from the tropics to the Arctic Circle.
The Bronto is part of Federal Signal's unique portfolio of security and well-being solutions that includes all-hazard warning systems, water treatment monitoring systems, fire rescue vehicles, street sweepers and sewer cleaners - - all in use in progressive communities around the world.
Please visit http://www.bronto.fi/ for more information.
About Federal Signal Corporation
Federal Signal Corporation is a global leader in advancing security and well-being for communities and workplaces around the world. The company manufactures a broad range of safety and signaling products, and fire rescue and environmental vehicles that help protect people, property and the environment. Federal Signal's leading brands include Bronto(R), Elgin(R), E-ONE(R), Federal APD(R), Federal Signal(R), Guzzler(R), Jetstream(R) and Vactor(R). In addition, Federal Signal operates a consumable industrial tooling business that includes the leading CLAPPDiCO(R), Dayton Progress(R), Manchester(R) and PCS(R) brands. Federal Signal was founded in 1901 and is based in Oak Brook, Illinois. To learn more about Federal Signal Corporation visit http://www.federalsignal.com/ .