Rental Industry Veteran John Ball to Address IPAF Asia Conference in Singapore

John Ball, owner of Velocity Rental Solutions and a past president of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), will deliver the keynote address at the IPAF Asia Conference on May 9, 2014 at the Suntec Convention Centre in Singapore.

John will give unique insights into how the access rental industry has managed the crisis in Europe over the past years and the effects on equipment values and rental yields. Drawing on his almost 30 years of experience in the European rental industry and in access equipment sales worldwide, he will also discuss how the European rental experience can be applied to Asia.

Other speakers at the IPAF Asia Conference will give different industrial and regional perspectives into the theme of “MEWP Safety, Standards and Good Practice: Relevant for the Real World?” Of special interest are the presentations on safety, standards and growth in the MEWP markets in China, Malaysia and Thailand. Speakers include:

  • Chris Wraith, IPAF technical & safety executive
  • CHEW Boon Hur, executive manager, Construction Productivity Centre, Singapore Building and Construction Authority
  • LIU Yu, secretary general of the Work at Height Branch, China Occupational Safety & Health Association
  • Tim Du, owner of Tianjin Prosperity Bai-Li Engineering & Mechanical Co Ltd, China

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