Company officials also announce new
classifications for The Road Zipper
Neb., Jan. 4, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Lindsay
Corporation (NYSE: LNN), a leading global manufacturer and
distributer of irrigation and infrastructure equipment and
technology, today announced the launch of its modernized Road
Zipper - the barrier transfer machine that powers its flagship
product, the Road Zipper System.
Lindsay Corporation Launches Next
Generation Road Zipper Barrier Transfer Machine
"The Road Zipper System has provided a smarter, safer and faster
way to manage congestion and improve the way people move on our
roadways dating all the way back to 1984," said Michael Klatt, Senior Vice President at Lindsay
Corporation. "We've updated the original barrier transfer machine
with a bold, modern design and two state-of-the-art operator cabins
for improved safety and efficiency."
Included in the exterior redesign are durable, light weight body
panels that can easily be replaced if they are damaged and lighting
that is designed for high visibility and safety. The machine also
has ergonomic stair steps with stainless steel handrails for
maximum stability as well as large doors at either end of the
machine that allow easy access to its mid-section.
In an effort to create a positive operating experience,
Lindsay has improved the
environment inside the two cabins, where operators will benefit
from numerous safety and productivity improvements, including:
- Large, spacious interiors with wrap-around windshields that
provide excellent visibility for operators and ground workers.
- An external camera system designed to eliminate blind spots and
view surrounding people, vehicles and barrier movement.
- A large 8-inch" color display providing visibility from any of
the vehicle's mounted cameras.
- Right-side control console that can be raised and lowered for
easy access and exit.
- A modernized ergonomic steering control column for barrier
placement allowing for an optimized driving position.
- Cab doors that are double-sealed for protection in any
To better meet the needs of its customers, Klatt said that going
forward there will be two classifications for the Road Zipper
System: the new heavy-duty Titan series is designed for permanent
managed lane projects, while the Genesis series is best suited for
short-term construction projects.
"We completed the redesign of the barrier transfer machines in
each series with operators, ground workers and motorists in mind,
incorporating the industry's most advanced ergonomic and safety
features," Klatt said. "It's another example of Lindsay's commitment to customer-first
innovation in an effort to move people safer, faster, stronger and
To receive more information about the launch of the Road Zipper
Titan and Genesis Series, join our VIP email list here to
receive the full launch package.
Lindsay Corporation (NYSE: LNN) is a leading global manufacturer
and distributor of irrigation and infrastructure equipment and
technology. Established in 1955, the company has been at the
forefront of research and development of innovative solutions to
meet the food, fuel, fiber and transportation needs of the world's
rapidly growing population. The Lindsay family of irrigation brands includes
Zimmatic® center pivot and lateral move agricultural irrigation
systems, FieldNET® remote irrigation management and scheduling
technology, and industrial IoT solutions. Also a global leader in
the transportation industry, Lindsay Transportation Solutions
manufactures equipment to improve road safety and keep traffic
moving on the world's roads, bridges and tunnels, through the
Barrier Systems®, Road Zipper® and Snoline™ brands. For
more information about Lindsay Corporation, visit
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