2016 has been a successful year for Socage, during which the Italian company was awarded by the most important magazines of the sector.
In the US, Socage won the prestigious prize KHL’s Access, Lift & Handlers Conference & Awards 2016 at Miami, FL, (USA), in the product innovation category – truck-mounted aerial platforms.
The award ceremony was held on the 11th of October 2016 at Marriot Biscayne Bay, with the participation of 200 people.
To compete, Socage presented the forSte 120DJ, a double articulated aerial platform with jib, with a height of 120’ (37 m) and a GVW of 25.999 lbs (12 t).
This is the only model with a max working height of 120’ that can be driven in the US with a NON –CDL truck.
Socage wins this prize for the second time: in 2014, in the same category, the company surprised everybody with a 92’ (28 m) high platform mounted on a NON-CDL truck with GVW of 19.000 lbs (5.6 t).
On the opposite side of the world, in Madrid, on the 22nd of September the event Premios Elevación Movicarga.
During this successful annual award ceremony, Socage proved to be one of the protagonist companies, with an audience of more than 200 people.
As a matter of fact, the Italian company won the category of van mounted aerial platforms, with the forSte 15VTJ.
This van-mounted telescopic aerial platform with jib reaches a max height of 14.5 m and an outreach of 9.5 m.
VT-VTJ aerial platforms are ideal for aerial works and for those who need space to move with tools.