Ads
News service and business centre for materials handlingHOME
Search  
/lynad/news_adclick.asp?assid=17516

17526 4523
Samuk finalising new forklift range
Thursday, 2 Aug 2007 ( #321 ) - BEDFORDSHIRE, United Kingdom
News Story
Samuk forklifts being built in China.
Samuk is planning to launch a new forklift range following a three-day meeting between its management team and Chinese partner, Hangcha.

Samuk chairman Sir Neville Bowman-Shaw travelled to China with parts director Colin Garth and product director Richard Howard in May for talks with Hangcha’s senior directors on the new series that will be launched in the UK in 2008/09.

Bowman-Shaw says Hangcha's commitment to the UK market will see the company's sales and marketshare grow in the next 12 months.

"For the past six months, Hangcha deployed two of its top engineers from China at our Petersborough facility, providing support to our own technical team and gathering important data on the UK market." He adds that details of the new forklifts are still being finalised.

In China, the Samuk team also witnessed the laying of the foundation stone for a new Hangcha plant that will open in 2008.

According to Samuk, Hangcha aims to double its production capacity by 2009 and wants to be in the world's top 10 forklift manufacturers by 2012.

Hangcha, based in Hangzhou in Zhejiang province was China's second-largest forklift manufacturer in 2006. It produces 30,000 forklifts annually and employs over 1,200 people.

The Samuk and Hangcha joint venture was established in 1996 after Bowman-Shaw visited Hangcha in China. Samuk HC distributes the Chinese forklifts in the UK and some European countries under the Samuk+HC brand.

The forklifts have European components, including Cummins and Nissan engines, ZF transmissions, Dunlop tyres, Curtis electric components with DC/AC control systems, Kessler drive axles with oil immersed brakes and ZAPI DC control systems.

Samuk exhibited over 20 new models at IMHX 2007 and introduced the Samuk+HC R series diesel and LPG forklifts with capacities up to 3.5 tonnes in March.
Discuss Forkliftaction.com News stories in the Discussion Forums!
x
separate border
THIS WEEK'S NEWS
Global News

Global News

UNITED STATES Terex Corporation has completed the sale of its Material Handling ... [more]
UNITED STATES JCB has started 2017 by winning one of the biggest ... [more]
JAPAN Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Forklift, Engine & Turbocharger Holdings, Ltd. (M-FET) ... [more]
/lynad/news_adclick.asp?assid=17522
Ads


UNITED STATES Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. is preparing to build another ... [more]
FINLAND Hiab has received an order for several HIAB L-HiPro 145 ... [more]
CHINA SANY recently dispatched its 100th Asia Pacific reachstacker from its ... [more]
SRI LANKA GRI (Global Rubber Industries) has laid the foundation for the ... [more]
CANADA Walter Sellick, the founder of Sellick Equipment, passed away on ... [more]
UNITED STATES US materials handling association MHEDA has granted its MVP Award ... [more]
UNITED KINGDOM Three businesses from food and drink industries are among the ... [more]
/lynad/news_adclick.asp?assid=17523
Ads


Advertisement
Trainix provides the most comprehensive Forklift Licence, LO Licence, RF Scanning, Forklift Refresher and EWP courses. We combine a modern and fresh style of training with our down-to-earth, approachable forklift trainers either at our training centre or at your workplace. We provide students with the most up-to-date and affordable forklift ... [more]
Your Focus

Your Focus(Blog)

As warehouses strive for improved efficiency, one solution is cramming ... [more]

Announcements (Ads)

Durwen produces its attachments close to the customers, thus providing ... [more]
The MARCTM creates an engineered safe zone that enables operators ... [more]
/lynad/news_adclick.asp?assid=17521
Ads


Bring new efficiency to transitions between production machines with compact ... [more]
wuBump® has developed and patented a plastic shock absorber that ... [more]
Sumo Industrial & Allied Products Marketing Ltd is looking to ... [more]
New profile guided MEYER Multiple Pallet Handlers - benchmark in ... [more]
This 3 wheels 48 V range will enable you to ... [more]
Advertisement
We wish all of our readers the very best for 2017! Grown from a need to be informed and to reach out, Forkliftaction has connected thousands of businesses and over 67,000 professionals worldwide. Keep in touch! The team at Forkliftaction remains committed to serve its community and industry ... [more]
/lynad/news_adclick.asp?assid=17520
Ads


Subscribe to the weekly e-newsletter.
NEWS ARCHIVE | PAST NEWSLETTERS
©2013 Forkliftaction.com - All rights reserved
 
x
©Forkliftaction.com
Forkliftaction Media Pty Ltd
PO Box 1439
Milton QLD 4064
Australia
Storing your login information automatically.

When you select the 'Remember me' option, your login information will be stored on your computer in the form of a cookie. When you visit Forkliftaction.com again, the stored login information will be retrieved automatically and you will not have to submit your login parameters (email address and password) each time you want to visit our members-only pages.

A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Cookies do not damage your system.

 Back to Top