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    Skyjack Celebrates 30th Anniversary with 30for 30 Partners CampaignPRESS RELEASE - GUELPH, ONTARIO - FEB 23, 2015 16:00 UTC - UPDATED: FEB 23, 2015 19:11 UTC

    Skyjack is announcing at the American Rental Association's Annual gathering thecelebration of its 30th anniversary with the 30 FOR 30 PARTNERS campaign in whichnonprofit organizations can apply for the use of a Skyjack machine or, potentially, someother kind of support. Any worthy cause is welcome to apply for up to $2500 in assistance.Linamar Corporations (TSX:LNR) Skyjack Division is usingThe Rental Show, hosted annually by the American RentalAssociation, to kick off its celebration around its 30th business anniversary.As part of the celebration, Skyjack is launching 30 FOR 30PARTNERS, a charitable campaign where the company issearching for 30 worthwhile projects, spread across theworld, that would benefit from the use of a Skyjackmachine or, potentially, some other kind of support such asparts supplies or repairs. These machines plus theassistance would be supplied through Skyjack customers,with Skyjack covering the costs of up to $2,500 per project.We are grateful that our customers, communities and theindustry have supported us consistently, allowing us to getwhere we are todayone of the worlds leading suppliersof access equipment, said Brad Boehler, president of Skyjack. As such, we want to use theoccasion to give something back. And the best way we can think to do this is via the company,the products and, most important, the customers that mean so much to us.Worthwhile projectsSkyjack is looking for projects that could benefit the community. For example, it could be alocal charitys shelter in need of renovation, an educational facility needing a Skyjack machinefor classes or staging a local event, or a historical monument thats in need of a facelift.The project could use the machine to set up for events, as part of conceptual art, or even forvideoing of games at a sporting event, Boehler said. We will consider all ideas and choosethem upon their merit.In the past, Skyjack have supported similar community projects such as loaning a SJ63 AJ

    "Through the 30 FOR 30PARTNERS Campaign, weare showing our gratitudefor how our customers,communities and theindustry have supported usconsistently, allowing us toget where we are todayone of the world's leadingsuppliers of accessequipment," said BradBoehler, president ofSkyjack.

    CHI-ANN CHANG, ACCOUNTMANAGER

  • articulating boom to assist The Arboretum, University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario, topreserve rare trees including the Cucumber Tree, the first tree in Canada to be listed asendangered.Skyjack also has a tradition of partnering with rental companies, such as United Rentals, thelargest equipment rental company in the world, to participate in a Jobs for Veterans effortcalled STEP (Service- to-Employment Program), which helps military veterans throughout theUnited States transition from active duty to service technician careers.In particular Skyjack is looking to offer support to the following types of facilities: Charitable organizations Museums Hospitals Historical societies Military Veteran charities Organizations that restore historical places or items, help with poverty prevention, environment protection, education equalityThe 30 FOR 30 PARTNERS campaign is our way of thanking the customers and communitiesthat have supported us and helped us succeed over the years, Boehler said.The 2015 Rental Show is taking place in New Orleans from Feb. 22 to 25, at the Ernest N.Morial Convention Center.For organizations interested in submitting project ideas, visit: Skyjack.com.

    About SkyjackSkyjack provides rental companies globally with quality engineered, simple and reliable accessand telehandler equipment so that they maximize utilization and their return on investment.Skyjack began manufacturing scissor lifts in 1985 and through the 1990s grew to become aworld leader in the aerial lift industry. Skyjack remains a dominant player which has adaptedrapidly to the changing face of the industry. The product range now includes; Vertical mastlifts, DC electric scissors, Rough terrain scissors, Telescopic booms, Articulating booms, andTelehandlers. In 2002 Skyjack became part of the Linamar Corporation.Linamar Corporation (TSX:LNR) is a diversified global manufacturing Company of highlyengineered products powering vehicles, motion, work and lives. The Company is made up of 2operating segments the Powertrain/Driveline segment and the Industrial segment which arefurther divided into 3 operating groups Machining & Assembly, Forging, and Skyjack, allworld leaders in the design, development and production of highly engineered products. TheCompanys Machining & Assembly and Forging operating groups focus on precision metalliccomponents, modules and systems for engine, transmission and driveline systems designedfor global vehicle and industrial markets. The Companys Skyjack operating group is noted forits innovative, high quality mobile industrial equipment, notably its class-leading aerial workplatforms and telehandlers. With more than 19,000 employees in 48 manufacturing locations,5 R&D centers and 15 sales offices in 14 countries in North and South America, Europe and

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    Asia, Linamar generated sales of $3.6 billion in 2013. For more information about LinamarCorporation and its industry leading products and services, visit www.linamar.comSkyjack Inc. 55 Campbell Road, Guelph, ON Canada N1H 1B9 Toll Free: 1-800-265-2738 Phone: 519-837-0888 Fax: 519-837-8104

    Company Contact InformationChi-an Chang SE10N720 410 N. Michigan Ave., Ste., ChicagoIL, 60611312.527.5590

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