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Thursday, 8 November 2018
Tessenderlo, Belgium Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe (HCEE) has appointed Peter Verbiest as the new materials handling director for the European market. With more than 17 years of experience in the industry, both in general management and sales, Verbiest will further develop the company’s materials handling business unit. In close cooperation with Hyundai’s branches and European dealer network, Verbiest will lead the European sales, the after-sales ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 8 November 2018
Verdant Commercial Capital has signed a multi-year vendor program agreement with Hiab USA to provide retail financing for Hiab equipment customers in the United States. Verdant Commercial Capital is an independent equipment finance company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, with additional offices in Dallas, Texas; Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Monrovia, California. It provides financing solutions in support of its vendor partners across the broad segments of specialty vehicle, construction, te ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 7 November 2018
EnerSys and Toyota Material Handling, USA (TMHU) have announced that EnerSys battery and charger solutions for materials handling applications are now available in the STARLIFT Parts Program. The STARLIFT Parts Program serves as a one-stop-shop of parts for all makes of forklifts, sweepers, scrubbers, personnel carriers, aerial work platforms, tow tractors and other materials handling equipment. Available at Toyota forklift dealerships throughout North America, STARLIFT’s non-Toyota Genuine p ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 7 November 2018
Anhui Forklift Group Corporation, maker of HELI equipment, recently celebrated its 60th anniversary at an event at its headquarters in Hefei, China. The event, themed as “more HELI, more future”, included a comprehensive review of the history of its 60-year development. The ceremony also featured the arrival of the millionth HELI forklift, which was delivered to a representative of Shanghai International Port Group Co, a strategic customer of HELI products in its key construction projects ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 7 November 2018
Jungheinrich continued to grow in the first nine months of 2018. Revenue and incoming orders increased considerably year on year and point to another successful financial year. Volker Hues, CFO of Jungheinrich AG, says: “Despite geopolitical shifts, both the market and our business are seeing strong growth. We are benefiting in particular from our European core market and pleasing market demand in the logistics systems business. Incoming orders, revenue and EBIT have all grown year on year. ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 7 November 2018
Hiab has completed the acquisition of Effer S.p.A. from CTE Group. Signing of the transaction was announced on 31 July 2018. For Hiab, as the global leader in on-road load handling solutions, this acquisition means a significant advancement in its ambition to be the leader in cranes and preferred partner for its customers. Effer, headquartered in Minerbio, Italy and with approximately 400 employees, is a renowned premium knuckle-boom crane manufacturer. Effer's product rang ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 7 November 2018
JLG Industries has opened a new service centre in Hiram, Georgia. The 14,400 sqft. (1,340 sqm) eight-bay Atlanta-area facility joins the growing list of JLG service centres that includes facilities in Houston, Texas; Riverside, California; Hagerstown, Maryland; and Rock Hill, South Carolina. The new centre will inspect, maintain and repair all brands of lift and access equipment at the facility or on location at a customer’s jobsite. Services include quarterly and annual ANSI-required mobile ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 8 November 2018
Hyster Europe is offering a wider range of solutions and customisations for its Fortens ICE trucks. Matthew Allen, product manager for Hyster Europe, notes “customers need specific solutions that meet their particular application or industry requirements”. “For instance, to alert pedestrians of an approaching vehicle in busy warehouses with blind intersections or high noise environments, … Pedestrian Awareness Lights can be fitted to the front, rear, or both of Hyster Fortens trucks,” he e ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 8 November 2018
AKW Global Logistics has ordered two 2.5 T BYD Lithium forklifts with sideshifting fork positioners, 540 a/h maintenance-free batteries and 200 amp superfast chargers. The order follows an onsite trial and could herald the arrival of more BYD machines in the next few months. As part of its efforts to reduce its carbon footprint, the logistics provider was looking to replace its diesel-powered machines. Although keen to implement electric forklifts, AKW was apprehensive as its 14-hour n ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 7 November 2018
Manitou Group has announced the sale of 26% of the share capital of its subsidiary, Manitou Southern Africa, to the South African charitable trust, Columba Leadership Trust. This transaction allows the Manitou Group to strengthen its commitment to South Africa by meeting the highest standards of the broad-based black economic empowerment policy. Broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) is a South African government policy to advance economic transformation and enhance the economic part ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 31 October 2018
The KION Group continues to benefit from a healthy global market for industrial trucks and supply chain solutions, registering a notable increase in orders over the first nine months of 2018. At EUR6.369 billion (USD7.25 billion), the total value of order intake in the first three quarters of the year was up by 11.8% on the same period last year. The rise would have been higher - 15% - had it not been for negative currency effects. KION’s order book as of September 30 was up 23.6% from th ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 1 November 2018
Global transportation and logistics company Toll Group has ordered over 40 trucks for its Australian operations through Konecranes’ Australian distributor, United Forklift and Access Solutions. The order, with an undisclosed value, consists of a wide range of forklifts, container lift trucks and reach stackers, all tailored to meet Toll’s strict requirements and the harsh Australian climate and remote areas. All the vehicles will be fitted with TRUCONNECT Remote Monitoring and numerous tailo ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 31 October 2018
The PALFINGER Group continued to record strong organic growth in the first three quarters of 2018, primarily as a result of the good performance in Europe, North America and Russia. “The level of incoming orders was again higher than in the previous year and clearly surpassed our expectations,” says CEO Andreas Klauser. “We are also satisfied with the earnings generated to date: despite the ongoing restructuring, operating profitability has almost reached the 10% threshold. At present, we ar ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Crown will open a new Midlands facility following its acquisition of a speculative development on a landmark site in Perry Barr, Birmingham. Crown Lift Trucks has started fit-out at the 46,000 sqft. (4,275 sqm) warehouse and industrial unit and is expected to create employment opportunities in the region, including for workshop and service engineers and administration personnel. The facility, which has been developed by Barberry Group, is based on the former Tuckers Fastenings site at Walsall ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 1 November 2018
Yale Europe Materials Handling has unveiled its highest capacity truck to date – the GDP160EC12. The latest edition to the Yale EC Series is capable of lifting 16 T at a 1. m load centre, allowing cumbersome and odd-sized loads to be carried more effectively. The new high capacity truck transports Yale into a new range of handling applications where a longer load centre is required. “Yale is very proud to add the GDP160EC12 to its growing range of materials handling equipment,” says David ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 1 November 2018
Alibaba's logistics unit, Cainiao, has just opened a new robotic warehouse, expanded its Internet of Things (IoT) systems and built out its platform's last-mile reach as it prepares for the annual 11.11 Global Shopping Festival. Hoping to exceed last year’s record of less than three days to deliver 100 million parcels, Cainiao's new smart warehouse in the city of Wuxi in Jiangsu Province, with 700 automated guided vehicles (AGVs), will play a crucial role. The IoT technology in the wareho ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 1 November 2018
Defence logistics worker Travis Ocker, who works for DLA out of Letterkenny, Pennsylvania, was named the 2018 DLA Disposition Services MHE Rodeo Champion. Last week’s rodeo was the first in what DLA officials hope will be an annual event. The employees from seven regions competed to win a trip to Battle Creek to compete in the three-day finals. Drivers were judged on knowledge, expertise and driving precision. The practical component consisted of a “Slam Dunk”, where the equipment o ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 1 November 2018
Cooper Specialised Handling has received a supply order from ABP for two Sany SRSC 4540 intermodal reachstackers for its Hams Hall Rail Freight Terminal. ABP Hams Hall is a key national intermodal hub. The site is situated adjacent to the Nuneaton-to-Birmingham railway line and handles deep-sea and short-sea traffic to and from ports such as Southampton and London Gateway Felixstowe, and domestic traffic from Scotland. The site regularly services six rail services every day and runs a core f ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 31 October 2018
CLARK Material Handling has appointed Vitan Equipment as an authorised distributor of CLARK products in the Western Michigan market. “CLARK is very pleased to be represented by Vitan Equipment in the Western Michigan market,” says Dale Guckian, director of dealer development for CLARK Material Handling Company. “Vitan is a subsidiary of Fraza which has represented CLARK Material Handling products in Michigan since 1938. We are confident that the expansion of their service base will introdu ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 1 November 2018
Cargotec has ended its third quarter with strong orders, rising 23% to EUR921 million (USD1.041 billion). “Orders received grew in all of our business areas. The development was especially favourable in Kalmar, where the orders received were 38 percent higher than in the comparison period,” says Cargotec's CEO Mika Vehviläinen. “Our development continued to be strong in terms of orders received during the third quarter of 2018. Also, our sales grew in all business areas, supported by the goo ... [ Read more ]
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