The Industry’s first is still the best!
In 1957 Petersen introduced the very first Lightning Loader® to the citrus industry. Over 60 years later, more than 80% of all citrus harvested in Florida is handled by a Lightning Loader®.
- Loaders and Hi-Lift easily convert from cannery/juice to fresh fruit handling.
- Tub dump pick-up does not distort tubs.
- 4 hook pallet bar handles wood and steel boxes.
- 8 hook pallet bar handles plastic boxes.
- “PI” steel front end for added radiator protection in grove use and easier access to engine components.
- Hot shift PTO with direct coupled pump for models with automatic transmission.
- CL-2 Twin Boom
- CL-3 Single Boom
- C-9 90-Box Hi-Lift