International Awards for Powered Access 2024: Winners' List

IAPA winners

The International Awards for Powered Access 2024 (IAPAs) held on the evening of March 14 at the Scandic Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark, showcased excellence, safety, sustainability, and innovation within the powered access sector. Organised jointly by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) and Access International Magazine, the event gathered over 420 attendees from across the industry to recognise outstanding achievements across various categories. 

The evening commenced with a vibrant atmosphere as attendees gathered to celebrate the best in the industry. Following the completion of the IPAF Summit, which provided a platform for knowledge exchange and networking, the spotlight turned to the eagerly anticipated IAPAs ceremony. 

With a record-breaking 130 entries across 13 award categories, competition was fierce, showcasing the industry's dedication to pushing boundaries and driving progress.  

A panel of industry experts, including Vicki Allen, Managing Director of International Platforms; Dawei He, Global Sales and Marketing Director of Sinoboom; Elisabeth Ausimour, President of the Production Division at Manitou; Vipul Tilsian, Managing Partner of RentEase International, India; and Pedro Torres, CEO of Riwal, evaluated each entry, ultimately shortlisting top candidates from around the world. 

Here is the full list of IAPAs 2024 winners: 

Access Rental Company of the Year: 

Winner: Mills, Brazil

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Contribution to Safe Working at Height: 

Winner: Electroelsa, Italy – Parachute device 



The Sustainability Award: 

Winner: CTE, Italy – MP 20 Ev 

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Digital Development Award: 

Winner: Kiloutou, France - YOUSE 



Equality Diversity & Inclusion (EDI): 

Winner: Dayim Equipment Rentals, Saudi Arabia 

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IAPA Innovative Technology Prize: 

Winner: Trojan Battery Company, USA – AES batteries 

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IPAF member only categories: 

IPAF Training Centre of the Year: 

Winner: Speedy Support Services, UK

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IPAF Training Instructor of the Year: 

Winner: Jose Ramon Etxebarria Urrutia - Plataformas Daryat 

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Product of the Year Categories: 

Mast Climbers/Hoists: 

Winner: Maber Hoist, Italy - Lift Shaft Hoist 

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Scissor Lifts & Vertical Masts: 

Winner: Dingli – JCPT1612PA 

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Self-Propelled Booms and Atrium Lifts: 

Winner: Niftylift, UK - HR15 H2E 

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Winner: Palfinger - P 280 CK Edrive 



IPAF/Access International Lifetime Achievement Award: 

Winners: Davide Palazzani & Ken McDougall 

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Reflecting on the success of the event, Peter Douglas, IPAF CEO and Managing Director remarked, "The IAPAs serve as a testament to the remarkable achievements and progress within the powered access industry. Congratulations to all the winners and nominees for their dedication and commitment to continual improvement in our sector. I would like to thank all our staff at IPAF and the Scandic Hotel for helping to make the Summit and IAPAs so memorable. I would also like to wish all our attendees from across the globe a safe return journey home." 

As the curtains close on another remarkable edition of the IAPAs, the industry eagerly anticipates the next chapter of innovation and excellence. 

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