Preview: Snorkel Reaches above & Beyond at Conexpo-con/Agg 2020

Snorkel is reaching above and beyond at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2020 with the launch of the world’s largest self-propelled boom lift. Dubbed a ‘Mega Boom’, the new Snorkel 2100SJ telescopic boom lift reaches a maximum platform height of 210 ft. (64.0m), provides an industry-leading horizontal outreach up to 100 ft. (30.4m), and an unrestricted platform capacity of […]


It is with great pleasure that Ahern Ireland announces the appointment of Robert Hickey as Branch Manager. With overall responsibility for day-to-day operations, Robert will lead Ahern Ireland’s existing team of three, implementing processes and systems to ensure the continued growth of the business. He will work alongside David Roddy who continues to lead sales […]

Snorkel Commences Lithium-powered Speed Level Production

Snorkel Commences Lithium-powered Speed Level Production

Initially previewed at Bauma 2019, Snorkel is pleased to announce that it has commenced full production of two new lithium-powered Speed Level models at its UK assembly facility, in Washington, Tyne & Wear. The two new models, which are branded as the Snorkel SL26RTE and SL30RTE, are completely zero emission thanks to lithium-ion battery packs […]


Ahern Ireland™ officially opened for business today, following a grand opening ceremony and party held at its facility in Rathcoole, County Dublin on Thursday 27th June 2019. Part of the Ahern International division owned by Don Ahern, Ahern Ireland is the exclusive provider of sales, service and spare parts for Snorkel™ mobile elevating work platforms, […]


On Thursday 27th June, we welcomed many of our valued customers, suppliers, finance partners, neighbours and stakeholders to celebrate the grand opening of Ahern Ireland. Thank you to everyone who came along and supported us on what was an incredible evening.  

Are Moore

Arthur Deshon Moore: 1924 – 2019

It grieves us deeply to announce the passing of Art Moore, the founder of Snorkel, a current Snorkel board member, and a pioneer in the access industry, on June 19, 2019. We have been incredibly fortunate to have been graced with Art’s innovative vision, insightful wisdom, whimsical humor and cheerful personality for 94 years. Known […]

Ahern International Expands to Ireland

Ahern International Expands to Ireland

Henderson, Nevada, USA (30th May 2019) Ahern International, the global distribution division owned by Don Ahern, is pleased to announce that it will open a facility in Dublin, Ireland. Ahern Ireland™, which will officially open for business in June 2019, will be the exclusive provider of sales, service and spare parts for Snorkel™ mobile elevating […]

Amelia Pearce Ahern Companies Marketing Executive Promoted

Ahern Companies Marketing Executive Promoted

The Ahern family of companies is pleased to announce the promotion of Amelia Pearce from global marketing director to vice president of global marketing at Ahern Companies. Reporting directly to Don Ahern, Amelia develops and delivers global marketing strategies for all brands within the Ahern family of companies. Based at Xtreme Manufacturing and Snorkel global […]

Snorkel S3019E, SR1442 and SR1745

New Product Launches As Snorkel Celebrates 60 Years of Innovation at Bauma 2019

Snorkel, a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, begins a week-long celebration of their 60-year anniversary as Bauma 2019 opens in Munich, Germany. The company, which is celebrating ‘60 years of innovation’, is unveiling a number of new product launches at the tri-annual construction equipment show which attracts in excess of 500,000 […]

Snorkel Launches Next-generation Electric Slab Scissor at Bauma 2019

Shown as a concept at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017, Snorkel is officially launching its next generation of electric slab scissor lifts at Bauma 2019. In line with Snorkel’s anniversary year theme ‘celebrating 60 years of innovation’, the Snorkel S3019E pushes the boundaries of scissor lift design. Developed from the ground-up by Snorkel’s in-house engineering team, the Snorkel […]