Press Releases


City of Cologne sets on RUTHMANN hybrid technology

With five STEIGER®s TBR 230 S7 Hybrid, the office for Landscape Management and Green Spaces of the City of Cologne are supplementing their existing fleet, in which three TBR 230 HV 5 Hybrid are already being used successfully. Mounted on a Mercedes Benz chassis, they will in future also be used emission-free in the Cologne city for the maintenance of trees in parks or cemeteries.


For more than 20 years and now in its second generation, the company Kargl GmbH has been shaping and maintaining trees, gardens and landscapes in the Regensburg region. In addition to numerous trucks, tractors and forestry equipment, a BLUELIFT SA 18 HB crawler working platform has also been part of the fleet since 2022.

Versalift presents the new V-series at the APEX 2023

VERSALIFT is introducing the groundbreaking V-series at APEX 2023: a new range of high-quality telescopic working platforms on 3.5 t chassis. Sales and service in Germany, Austria and Switzerland are provided exclusively by the sister company RUTHMANN.

The new edition of a classic: France Elévateur TOPY 11

The TOPY 11 model on FORD TRANSIT is the latest generation of this exceptional range.Continuous further developments have made this working platform one of the best-selling models.

RUTHMANN ECOLINE 270 wins the MOVICARGA Award 2023 in the "Truck mounted platforms" category

RUTHMANN, a leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms, is pleased to announce that the RUTHMANN ECOLINE 270 has received the coveted MOVICARGA Award 2023 in the category "Truck Mounted Work Platforms".

Versalift Unveils Two New Aerial Lifts – The VTE and VDTE

Versalift is proud to announce the introduction of its latest family members, the VTE and VDTE, which have been specifically designed to cater to the diverse needs of professionals in various industries. These two new van mounts are characterized by their high level of quality and user-friendly features, making them an excellent choice for anyone who requires reliable and easy-to-use aerial lifts.

Ruthmann Italia to take over distribution and maintenance of France Elévateur and MOVEX branded products in Italy

As of February 01st 2023, Ruthmann Italy takes over the distribution and maintenance of France Elévateur products and MOVEX Products in Italy with its sales force and service center network.

With the new STEIGER® Ampero TBR 260 E, RUTHMANN presents the latest E-Steiger® generation on IVECO eDaily chassis

The proven, 100 % electric RUTHMANN Ampero is now available on the standard chassis of the new IVECO eDaily. Based on the current STEIGER® TBR 260, the Ampero TBR 260 E is the highest and most performant truck-mounted aerial platform on the market in the electric range.

Time Manufacturing to open a new OEM entity in IRELAND to provide best-in-class product support and customer service both north and south of the border.

Time Manufacturing is delighted to announce the opening of a new Customer Support, Manufacturing & Sales Operation in Dublin, Republic of Ireland. This significant strategic investment in Versalift Ireland Limited is integral to our ongoing commitment to customers old and new, both in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Ruthmann revolutionise the diagnosis system and the fleet management for aerial platforms with RTC (RUTHMANN TECHNOLOGY CONNECT)

With the new RUTHMANN online tool, RUTHMANN STEIGER®, BLUELIFT as well as ECOLINE aerial platforms equipped with the corresponding hardware can remotely be monitored, problems can timely be detected and faults that may occur be rectified.