Time Manufacturing Company (Waco, TX) has completed its acquisition of Ruthmann and its exclusive US Distributor, Ruthmann Reachmaster. Ruthmann has a long history of manufacturing high-quality, truck-mounted aerial work platforms in Europe, going to market under the brands Ruthmann, Steiger, Ecoline, and Bluelift. In August of 2020, Ruthmann acquired Reachmaster, longtime partners and a leading distributor of Compact Aerial Lifts in headquartered in Porter, TX.
This central location in the United States is the hub of the North American operations for Ruthmann, and as a wholly owned subsidiary of Time Manufacturing Company serves as the exclusive contact for Sales and Service of all Ruthmann and Bluelift products for the region.
“Ruthmann brands stand for quality and reliability, and we are delighted to partner to grow our respective businesses together,” said Curt Howell, CEO of Time Manufacturing Company. “Together, Time and Ruthmann offer complementary products, which allow us to better serve and to meet the demanding needs of our specialized customers.”
Ruthmann Reachmaster is a leading North American supplier of truck mounted aerial lifts, compact and special aerial lift solutions and material handling equipment. As a Time Manufacturing Company, Ruthmann Reachmaster offers a premium range of equipment and has a rich history of supporting customers with innovative access solutions. Providing new and pre-owned equipment sales, service, parts, training and financing, we offer a complete fleet solution to our customers across North America.
Truck Mounted Aerial Lifts
With working heights ranging from 75 – 295 ft., including non-CDL and specialized solutions for complex access problems, we pride ourselves on superior product quality and market leading service, meeting and exceeding the most demanding applications. Unique truck mounted aerial lifts with a wide range of specifications are available through Ruthmann Reachmaster.
High Access Work Platforms
Ruthmann Reachmaster proudly offers Ruthmann high access work platforms to operators and rental fleets that support the North American wind farming industry. Other applications for these stable high access aerial devices include infrastructure inspection and maintenance and electric utility generation and transmission.
Compact And Special Work Platforms & Material Handling Equipment
Compact and special work platforms for unique applications are available for purchase through Ruthmann Reachmaster, the exclusive North American distributor of the amazing Bluelift, Bibi and Jibbi product lines. For more than a decade, Bluelift has remained the leading brand for compact aerial lifts with working heights from 35 – 101 ft and dual, hybrid power sources. With patented bi-leveling track-based technology, Bibi and Jibbi products have changed how the market understands access in confined areas and on uneven terrain. At Ruthmann Reachmaster, we continue to pioneer new access solutions, with a determined focus on increasing safety and operational efficiency.
The Winlet product line of self-propelled glass handling manipulator equipment and compact pick and carry cranes is exclusively available in North America through Ruthmann Reachmaster. Winlet offers the benefit of safe handling of all airtight material to contractors, glaziers, manufacturers and rental fleets for material handling applications. Lasius pick and carry cranes are equivalently innovative, and have established a new benchmark for compact, safe lifting.
Parts, Service & Training and Financing at Ruthmann Reachmaster
Parts & service are always available to Ruthmann Reachmaster customers. Original OEM parts for all our lines and factory trained and certified technicians guarantee you optimal service and longevity of any Ruthmann Reachmaster product. With day to day shipping of parts, a nationwide network of first response dealers and a team of traveling technicians, no matter where you are, we will always be there to service our products.
Training – Safety at height starts at the ground, making training an irreplaceable and integrated part of our products. As a long time IPAF member, we offer the best and highest quality of training on all our equipment.
Financing – Ruthmann Reachmaster is proud to offer fantastic financing & leasing programs programs for all of our customer. Please ask us about opportunities available today on all of our lines.