Ads
News service and business centre for materials handlingHOME
Search  
Yes 17835,17838,17839 5449
MATEX 2008 – The “Great Fork Off” heat winners are...
Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 ( #354 )
Advertisement
Have you registered to attend MATEX 2008? Australia’s premier materials handling and warehousing exhibition, MATEX will be celebrating their 25th anniversary in April and the 2008 event will feature the grand finals of the GREAT FORK OFF on the 17th of April.

The Great Fork Off heat winners are...

Trevor Webb from Sydney markets
The Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) have recognised that today’s forklift operators are likely to become tomorrow’s Managers and are keen to work with both practitioners and professionals in Supply Chain and Logistics management. Every aspect of the Supply Chain requires the use of a forklift to perform a moving task somewhere every second.

With this the SCLAA have organised a National competition to identify the best male and female forklift operator in Australia. The competition is based on skill and the safe operation of a forklift; not on speed as many have wanted. The new Hyster forklifts used for this competition are a pleasure to drive.

NSW Winners
Trevor Webb from Sydney markets and Karley Townsend from Display & Storage were the best operators in the Sydney heat.
Angela Mulloy from Pacific Brands

Queensland Winners
The winners of the Queensland heat are Angela Mulloy from Pacific Brands and William Fall from Linfox Heathwood NDC.

All finalists will compete in the ‘Great Fork-Off’ on the 17th of April at Homebush, in conjunction with the MATEX exhibition. The competition is sponsored by Hyster, Century Yuasa Batteries, SSI Schaefer Sydney and Warehouse Safety Solutions.

MATEX 2008 will be held as a three-day exhibition at the Sydney Showgrounds, Sydney Olympic Park, from the 15th to the 17th of April.

Exhibitors include: Forkliftaction.com. Toyota Materials Handling, SSI Schaefer International, Century Yuasa Batteries, Hyster, Materials Handling, Hubtex Australia, Karcher, Yale Asia Pacific, Red Australia, Metalsistem Australia, Manhattan Associates and many more.
William Fall from Linfox Heathwood NDC
In conjunction with MATEX 2008, the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) will be running a two-day conference designed specifically for the materials handling industry. The provisional program for the Sydney Supply Chain Conference has been completed with 23 highly regarded speakers presenting over the two days. Supply Chain relevant and topical issues will be covered by the excellent panel of speakers. The SCLAA have two international speakers, one from New York and one from China. The Supply Chain industry sector covers many functional areas and the conference covers them all. The conference committee aimed to address each of these areas and provide a cost effective, value for money event to SCLAA Members and guests which is affordable for both practitioners and professionals.

MATEX 2008 is a not-to-be-missed event. Register to attend the exhibition and the conference today simply by logging on to www.matex.com.au


For further information please contact:
Michael Nissen
Event Manager
Exhibitions and Trade Fairs Pty Ltd
T +61 2 9556 7999
D +61 2 9556 7984
E mnissen@etf.com.au
 
Discuss Forkliftaction.com News stories in the Discussion Forums!
x
separate border
THIS WEEK'S NEWS
Global News

Global News

GERMANY The Jungheinrich Group closed the 2016 financial year with significant ... [more]
As judging wraps up for the 2017 International Forklift of ... [more]
GERMANY Demag has recently picked up a couple of significant orders, ... [more]
SOUTH AFRICA Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC) has appointed dealers in Mauritius ... [more]
Associated, Hiab [more]
NETHERLANDS Genie’s Z-33/18 boom is proving popular among fleet owners in ... [more]
UNITED KINGDOM Manufacturer Witton Chemicals has selected Pyroban to provide explosion protection ... [more]
GERMANY LogiMAT 2017, the 15th International Trade Fair for Distribution, Materials ... [more]
Oshkosh ethics rewarded - Oshkosh, WI, United Sates
OTTO Motors elected to RBR50  - Kitchener, ON, Canada
Manitou honoured for exports - Ancenis, France [more]
UNITED KINGDOM A paper recycling company has been fined following the death ... [more]
Advertisement
Today’s ICE Forklift manufacturers must respond to a complex array of legislation, safety, ergonomics, efficiency and market expectations. In the May 4th Special Feature, we will examine how manufacturers are upping the ante in ICE design and engineering. Contribute your knowledge! Forkliftaction Features offer a unique opportunity for ... [more]
Your Focus

Your Focus(Blog)

The FLTA is putting its new Quality Manager out on ... [more]

Announcements (Ads)

For more than 50 years, Cascade Corporation's fork division has ... [more]
Damaging goods with a forklift trucks brings unnecessary costs. Thorough ... [more]
Midac SpA is pleased to announce our business relationship with ... [more]
/lynad/news_adclick.asp?assid=17857
Ads


ProMat – The Biggest Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expo of ... [more]
Superior Tire & Rubber Corp. has been in the material ... [more]
HAWKER’s LIFESPEED MOD3 series represents the latest innovation of high-frequency ... [more]
MEYER and BOLZONI AURAMO at LogiMAT 2017: A Centre of ... [more]
/lynad/news_adclick.asp?assid=17837
Ads


KEYTROLLER’S KEYSHOCK is a simple extremely rugged, very affordable, ... [more]
/lynad/news_adclick.asp?assid=17833
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