SEPTEMBER 12, 2019

Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Conference Speaker


Tony Groat

North America - Regional Manager, IPAF



TOPIC: Operator training and the new ANSI standards



Tony has been involved with the rental industry for more than 30 years, starting with Albany Ladder and NES Rentals. He joined IPAF more than 12 years ago.


During his career, he has held positions such as sales, COO, district manager and regional VP. He was accountable for up to 20,000 rental assets (mostly AWPs and forklifts), 850 employees and 43 locations in 13 states.


He is a past president of the North East Sub Contractors Association (NESCA), a former board member of the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) and a long-term member of the American Rental Association (ARA) and the Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA).


He is a member of the US ANSI A92 main committee and sub-committees, and vice-chair of the Canadian CSA B354 technical committee.





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