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  • IPAF has created a film warning people not to cut corners when using MEWPs to carry out temporary work at height, launching it at its Asia Conference & Showcase in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – the busiest edition of the event to date with around 350 attendees.

  • IPAF’s Asia Conference & Showcase is the only event in the South East Asia region focusing solely on powered access. The 2018 edition takes place at the KL Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 18-19 July, and reservations are booking quickly. There will be simultaneous translations in Chinese available for delegates.

  • The global Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) rental market is booming, with the sector once again outstripping wider construction and sustained recovery in places such as Spain and Brazil that suffered during economic downturns, according to the latest award-winning market analysis from Ducker Worldwide, exclusively for IPAF.

Featured events

  • Featured IPAF Conference

    Elevation 2018

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    The conference, networking and gala dinner event takes place in the heart of England at the Doubletree by Hilton on the outskirts of Coventry. Elevation is aimed at the UK powered access industry and is open to IPAF members and non-members alike. The event is a chance for powered access professionals to meet and network, learn about the latest developments, and celebrate all that is great about our industry. BOOKING NOW OPEN

    25 September 2018
    Doubletree by Hilton, Paradise Way, Coventry CV2 2ST, UK
  • Featured IPAF Conference

    Europlatform

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    Join us in Belfast, the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland, for what will be our twelfth Europlatform - the essential event for European access professionals in the rental industry.

    11 October 2018
    Europa Hotel, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

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Recently added resources

  • This machine is equipped with sensors for overloading and tilt - certain functions will stop when limits are exceeded. Read the operator’s manual.

    Added 10 Aug 2018
    Last updated 10 Aug 2018
  • Publication

    IPAF-Journal

    Krafthand Medien hat die diesjährige Ausgabe des IPAF Journal veröffentlicht. Die Auflage von 40.000 Exemplaren wird über die IPAF Mitgliedsbetriebe und Schulungszentren an Kunden, Kursteilnehmer und Interessenten ausgegeben, sowie über die Empfänger des bd-baumaschinendienst an Unternehmen des Bauhauptgewerbes und im GaLaBau verteilt. Zudem ist eine digitale Version im Internet als ePaper verfügbar.

    Added 25 May 2018
    Last updated 25 May 2018
    IPAF Journal 2018
  • The 2018 Rental Market Reports are now available to order. The award-winning reports, produced by Ducker Research, are presented in an easy-to-read format and are the definitive guide to the powered access rental markets.

    Added 26 Apr 2018
    Last updated 15 Jun 2018
    IPAF Rental Market Reports 2018