The Merlo TF30.9 telehandler has been named as one of the winners of the 2020 Rental Editor’s Choice Award, a B2B magazine with expert knowledge in rental equipment. 

“As always, this year’s winning products represent the best of what leading manufacturers have to offer for today’s rental inventories,” said Alexis Brumm, Editor of Rental, in a press release. “Products chosen for this award are those that are truly innovative and demonstrated proven durability. In addition, the winners are products that construction and rental professionals have shown active interest in.”

Chosen based on factors like innovations, audience engagement and rental market utility, the Merlo TF30.9 checked every box.

The TF30.9 is an ideal combination of performance and size, capable of working in any industry thanks to its material-handling versatility. The spacious enclosed cab with AC/heat, ergonomic control placement, and cabin air filters are all designed to make the operator as comfortable as possible.

The load sensing and flow sharing hydraulic system, with its variable displacement, features Merlo’s CDC (Load Dynamic Control) safety system. The TF30.9 comes standard with hydrostatic transmission (maximum speed 25mph) and 4WD with three steering modes. The 115HP Deutz engine, with Eco Power Drive system (controls and adjusts fuel consumption), is mounted on the side of the cab.

The TF30.9 is easy to operate and a delivers 6,600 lbs. maximum load capacity with a 28’3” maximum lift height. Its low center of gravity increases machine stability and supports excellent traction.

To learn more about Merlo, the TF30.9, and the rest of Manulift’s top-end telehandlers check out our product page.