Merlo TF30.9 telehandler Wins Rental 2020 Editor’s Choice Award

Merlo TF30.9 telehandler Wins Rental 2020 Editor’s Choice Award

Rock Hill, SC (October 6, 2020) – Rental, the nationally recognized magazine serving rental equipment professionals, has named the Merlo TF30.9 compact telehandler as one of the Rental 2020 Editor’s Choice Award winners.


The 2020 Rental Editor’s Choice Awards represent the equipment rental industry’s best products gaining interest from end-users and rental professionals alike. Winners such as Merlo’s TF30.9 telehandler were chosen by Rental’s editorial team based on several different factors, including innovation, utility for the rental market, as well as audience engagement (most clicks, page views, inquiries) on

Merlo’s TF30.9 telehandler represents the ideal compromise between performance and size for any industry looking for versatility in their material handling applications. The easy to operate TF30.9 delivers 6,600 lbs. maximum load capacity and a 28’3” lift. Its low center of gravity increases machine stability and supports excellent traction.

The spacious enclosed cab, with AC/heat, has ergonomic functionality with the placement of controls and seating comfort in the spacious cab. Operating and safety parameters are delivered in real-time to the highly visible LCD. Cabin air filters are side-mounted for increased air efficiency, airflow, and cleaner air quality. 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.

Two hydraulic connections and an electrical hook-up on the boom increase the TF30.9 compatibility with many attachments.

“As always, this year’s winning products represent the best of what leading manufacturers have to offer for today’s rental inventories,” says Alexis Brumm, editor of Rental. “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 on, so they’ll be looking for them at their preferred rental source.”

Rental magazine covers the latest insights on equipment asset management through better equipment selection, important economic forecasts, customer-centric insight, and business management tips surrounding personnel, digital marketing, and finance.

Additional information on award recipients can be found in the October/November issue of Rental and at

To learn more about Merlo’s TF30.9 compact telehandlers, contact a local Merlo dealer or visit for machine specifications. Applied Machinery Sales is the official importer and distributor of Merlo equipment in the United States. 803-327-4949 /

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