A Brief History of MEC Aerial Work Platforms
MEC established a reputation for designing and manufacturing
a high-quality range of scissor products in the late 1970s, based in Mayville,
MEC pioneered the now widely accepted pothole protection
In 2001 an aftermarket parts company called was Equipment
Parts Wholesale established in Fresno, California.
The Aerial Work Platform Division of MEC was acquired by
owners of Equipment Parts Wholesale and moved to California in 2002.
In 2004 CMEC was formed to build on the MEC legacy, producing
the range of scissor lifts previously
acquired from Mayville Engineering.
In 2008, MEC introduced some of the industry’s first electric medium and large rough terrain scissors.
In 2010 the Titan Boom™ 40-S was introduced, winning
multiple industry awards and offering a revolutionary product to the industry.
The company designed and built an in house powder coat
facility at the factory in Kerman, California. The powder coat department
is staffed with powder coat industry professionals and has greatly increased
the quality of finish found on MEC machines.
In 2011 MEC Aerial Work Platforms introduced the 59 ERT
series “Crossover” that allowed RT performance without the cost and complexity
of engine-driven machines.
In 2012 MEC introduced the 60-foot Titan Boom™ 60-S, adding
to the popular specialty boom line. The Atlas Mining Boom, a mining-specific
variant of the Titan, was released in the fall.
2013 saw the introduction of the 4069 ERT, a mid-size scissor
lift that provides class-leading RT performance, sheet material loading, and
the lowest stowed height in the market segment.
continues to innovate, design, and manufacture machines in our factory in