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And the winners are.....

The IPAF IAPA award winners were announced tonight at the Awards Dinner following the IPAF Summit.
The awards opened with the video that you can see at the end of this report, in memory of all those that we have lost from the access industry in the past 18 months or.

But first to the Award winners which are as follows:

Product of the Year - Self Propelled Booms & Atrium Lifts
JLG - 670SJ self-levelling boom
Other nominations were:
AlmaCrawler - B1890 EVO Quick-Pro tracked boom
Dingli - BT30RT telescopic boom
Haulotte - SIGMA 16 boom lift
Platform Basket - RR9200 railway unit
Snorkel - A46JRTE electric boom
Teupen - LEO39GTplus spider lift

Product of the Year - Scissor Lifts & Vertical Masts
JLG – DaVinci all-electric scissor
Other nominations were:
Airo - XL20RTE large deck scissor
GMG - 94-ERT Ultra Deck
Haulotte - Pulseo electric RTs
Snorkel - S2755RTE compact RT

Product of the Year – Mastclimbers/Hoists
Fraco (Torgar) - PL-20 EXT 2V
Other nominations were:
Ciclo Fapril (Elevek) - SL20 all-in-one
Maber - MBA2000-EU construction hoist
Scanclimber - Glide Rail

Product of the Year - Vehicle/trailer mounted
Dinolift - 230VTH hybrid truck mount
Other nominations were:
Multitel Pagliero - MZ 350 truck mount
Socage - ForSte 24D Speed truck mount

The Sustainability Award
Riwal - Lifting sustainability strategy
Other nominations were:
Hoogwerkt - Electric and digital rental
JLG - Electric conversion kit
MEC - Leak Containment System
Nationwide Platforms - Environmental initiatives

Access Rental Company of the Year
Joly Location, France
Other nominations were:
Advanced Access Platforms, UK
Kranpunkten, Sweden
Mills, Brazil
Nationwide Platforms, UK
UKTH Group, UK

Contribution to Safe Working at Height
Nationwide Platforms - Safety initiatives
Other nominations were:
Genie - Online training
Halo4Safety - Halo protection helmet
Hinowa - Safety devices and components

Digital Development Award
Serious Labs - PAL Card conversion
Other nominations were:
AFI - MEWP Hire app
Alimak - BIM project
Cramo - Equipment Pool
Manlift Middle East - My Manlift portal & app
Nationwide Platforms - myNationwidePlatforms suite

IAPA Innovative Technology Prize
CTE - S3 EVO stability system
Other nominations were:
Kiwitron - Kiwi eye
Nest Rentals (Mills) - Nest Express
Snorkel - 2100SJ mega boom
Tech EQSS - OverWatch secondary guarding
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(L-R) Roberto Berritta, Mauro Potrich and Marco Govoni of CTE accept the innovative Tech award award

IPAF Training Centre of the Year
AST, Germany
Other nominations were:
Mills, Brazil
Nationwide Platforms, UK
UKTH Group, UK

IPAF Training Instructor of the Year
Phil Drayton, Nationwide Platforms
Other nominations were
Anna Sarah Costa Morais, Mills
Rob Foster, 2 Start Training

And last but certainly not least
Lifetime Achievement Award
Chris Wraith of Access Safety Management' and safety officer for Vertikal Days. for safety development work at Nationwide Platforms, IPAF and now his own company ASM.
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Chris Wraith accepts his award