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New JLG products and services

JLG introduces SkyGuard™


SkyGuard is designed to provide additional control panel protection.

SkyGuard is designed to provide additional control panel protection.
SkyGuard™ is designed to provide enhanced control panel protection and is currently undergoing prototype testing. SkyGuard is positioned in front of the platform control panel, where a sensor bar is currently designed to detect pressure of approximately 50 lb (22 kg) or greater from various angles. Available on all combustion-powered JLG® boom lifts manufactured in 2009 or later, SkyGuard is designed to provide additional protection while minimizing nuisance trips.


  • Stops the function in use at the time of activation and activates the horn
  • Flashing strobe is an additional option
  • Momentarily reverses certain functions that were in use at the time of activation
  • Shears in extreme conditions

ClearSky® Near Me app now available

A must-have tool for equipment fleet managers and maintenance technicians in the field, this free app provides GPS mapping and real-time machine data viewing for our ClearSky® connected asset technology. Get up-to-date alarms, run hours, fuel amount and more. The Near Me mobile app is available for the iPhone, Android and BlackBerry.

Upon downloading the Near Me app, you must contact the ClearSky Support Team for your username and password. You can call 877-554-5438 option 8 or email

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About the Author

Brad Nelson is the Vice President of Global Marketing for JLG Industries, Inc. He can be contacted at 240-313-1809 or


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