Jody Skinner - Portrait

Jody Skinner

Operations Manager

About Jody

Jody grew up on an Angus ranch in Montana. He graduated from Montana Technological University in Butte, MT, in 2000 with a welding and mechanical focus in engineering. He was in construction management until the late 2000s.

He was hired as an engineer for Lifting Technologies in 2011.   Jody purchased the company in September 2018. He also owns a local physical therapy clinic in Missoula with his wife, Kate.

Jody enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, especially in the great Montana outdoors, and also enjoys volunteer coaching of local softball, baseball, and basketball teams.

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LiftTech's Capabilities

OSHA Compliant Man Baskets for Cranes

Since that time, Lifting Technologies has evolved into a true custom personnel lifting basket manufacturer for all kinds of platforms in addition to the Premier and Professional series featured in our catalog.

OSHA/ANSI Approved Man Baskets for Forklifts

Lifting Technologies is a custom forklift man basket manufacturer. Our forklift platforms are the standard for safety and come with an OSHA/ANSI compliant certification.

Material Platforms for Forklifts & Cranes

Each Lifting Technologies material-only baskets are custom designed for your specific needs. To meet the highest standards of safety, our material baskets include documentation of a full-proof load test.

Custom Design Service and Engineering

Lifting Technologies offers the ability to have CAD fabrication and approval drawings produced for customers with the additional option of having these stamped by a Professional engineer.