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Stamford, CT, United States United Rentals has agreed to acquire the assets of family-owned Ahern Rentals for USD2 billion in cash. United Rentals is the largest equipment rental company in the world, with...
Washington, DC, United States The confidence of the US equipment finance sector is falling, with the latest Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) falling. The November confidence index fell to...

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EIKTO Lithium Traction Battery
Our Lithium Traction Batteries are used for New Trucks and Lead-Acid Replacements. Lithium Cells are certified according to UL2580 standard. We are now looking for partners in North America!

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The world's biggest equipment rental company, United Rentals, is about to become even bigger with its acquisition of Ahern Rentals.
This is just the latest in a string of rental acquisitions this year, prompted by rising demand for equipment at a time when supply lines are tight and purchase prices
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Genkinger has been creating robust, durable and customisable solutions for materials handling in the sheet metal industry for over 100 years.
How can you move a batch of palletised goods in half the time? It’s simple: carry the pallet loads two at a time. That’s the idea behind the new platform double pallet handler range from Cat® Lift Trucks.

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Compuload CL-6000 from SWIA
The Compuload CL-6000 allows containers to be weighed efficiently during handling. Ideally suited for use with Front End Loaders, Skid Steers, Tele Handlers, Container Lifters and Forklifts.

Fact of the week

John Lennon had terrible eyesight and was very self-conscious about it. Early in his career, he would not wear his glasses during performances. In the end, John's 'granny glasses' became one of his most iconic trademarks. His last pair, worn on that tragic day in 1980, are kept at 'The Beatles Story' exhibit in Liverpool, insured for over £1 million.
Berkshire, United Kingdom UK Material Handling Association is warning against excessive cranking over of the engine and repeated starting attempts for LPG forklifts. This follows recent reports of cold starting issues on...
Louisville, MI, United States Taylor Machine Works is celebrating 95 years in business. The garage and machine shop founded in 1927 has grown into one of the world’s largest American-made privately owned companies...

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