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Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Cascade Corporation, founded in 1943, celebrates a momentous 75th anniversary this year. First opened as a small, five-man machine shop in Portland, Oregon, Cascade has since grown into a global operation with manufacturing plants, distribution centres and offices around the world. “I’d like to sincerely thank everyone who has been a part of the Cascade story,” says Cascade CEO Andy Anderson. “The collaboration and growth Cascade has seen over the years are due to the contributions of devote ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 9 May 2018
KION cares Summerville, SC, United States KION North America has implemented a new corporate social responsibility initiative called KION NA Cares. The goal and purpose of this initiative are to demonstrate a high-level of commitment to improving the community and sustaining the environment. KION NA Cares focuses on three segments: education and workplace development, safety and environmental sustainability, and building a stronger community. The first ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 9 May 2018
Charlotte, NC, United States HC Forklift America (HCFA) has announced the appointment of Frank Russo to the position of director of sales, marketing and national accounts. Russo previously held senior positions with Komatsu Forklift USA, Crown, and TCM America, and will bring valuable industry knowledge and expertise to Hangcha America. Frank started with HCFA on April 25, 2018. Frank is an industry senior professional that will focus on developing the dis ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 9 May 2018
Mariotti USA, the distributor of V.Mariotti compact forklifts, has increased its presence in the North American market with the appointment of two new dealers. Orlando, Florida-based JAMCO Inc. and Westminster Lift of British Columbia will both serve as exclusive dealers of Mariotti forklift products. "Adding the Mariotti compact forklift solutions helps us strengthen our footprint in Florida, and offering a niche product is alluring as it differentiates us from the competitors. We continue ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 9 May 2018
UK-based hire company Lincs Lifts is growing its access fleet with the addition of Snorkel S3010P push-around mini scissor lifts. The low-level Snorkel S3010Ps were handed over to Lincs Lifts by Snorkel UK sales director Linda Betts and will be supported by the Snorkel UK team. The Snorkel S3010P is a push-around mini scissor lift that can lift up to 240 kg to a working height of 5 m. Weighing just 370 kg, the mini scissor lift is just 0.68 m wide and features saloon-door entry gates, aut ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 9 May 2018
Forklift manufacturer and materials handling solutions provider Combilift has officially opened its new global headquarters and manufacturing facility in Monaghan, Ireland. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the company also announced that it will be significantly expanding its workforce with the creation of 200 new jobs in the next three years. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Irish Prime Minister An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said: “Combilift is an incredible home-grown Monagh ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 9 May 2018
Linde Material Handling’s connect fleet management is now available for all industrial trucks – and can also be fitted on vehicles from third-party manufacturers. Linde notes that modern electronics ensures that today’s forklift and warehouse trucks can collect a large amount of data during operation. However, to make the most of this potential, users not only need to be able to read the information, but also to evaluate it. “With the availability of Linde connect, we offer our customers ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 9 May 2018
KION North America Corporation has appointed Carson Industries to its dealer network, effective immediately. "Carson Industries has an excellent service and support structure that will benefit our customers in the western North Carolina market," says Michael Gore, vice president of sales at KION North America. Carson Industries has served the state of North Carolina since 2004 as a leading materials handling equipment dealer for industrial vehicles and machinery. “The Linde and Baoli l ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 9 May 2018
Crown Equipment Corporation recently celebrated its 2017 best-performing company-owned branches and independent dealers in its North American sales and service network. Lift Inc. in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and Crown Lift Trucks in Columbus, Ohio earned the prestigious James F. Dicke Pioneer Award as the company’s top-performing dealer and branch, respectively. In addition to the Pioneer Awards, Crown also recognised company-owned branches and dealers with Summit Awards for outstanding sales ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 9 May 2018
Yale Europe Materials Handling has expanded its tow tractor range with two new models: the Yale MT70 three-wheel and MT80 four-wheel rider tow tractors. Capable of towing up to 7,000 kg or 8,000 kg, respectively, the Yale rider tow tractors help manufacturing operations transport material to production lines and is ideal for line-feed operations or applications where the tractors are required to operate inside and out. The new tow tractors join the established M050-70T standing models and ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 10 May 2018
The shortlisted finalists for the Talent in Logistics Awards 2018, the only event dedicated to recognising and rewarding professionals at every level of learning and development in the transport and logistics industries, have been announced. Exceptional apprentices, materials handling equipment operators and LGV drivers have been shortlisted, as well as managers, trainers, instructors, training teams and training providers. Finalists are from companies of every size across the supply chain, i ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 2 May 2018
PALFINGER continued on its growth trajectory in the first quarter of 2018, with revenue rising by 8.9% to a new record high of EUR 394.2 million (USD476.20 million). PALFINGER’s bottom line was affected by EUR6.3 million (USD7.6 million) in restructuring costs. “The development of operating profitability shows us that we are on the right track to achieve and sustain our goals,” says CFO Felix Strohbichler. “From today’s perspective, not least due to our full order books, the financial y ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 2 May 2018
Terex Corporation reported sales of USD1.3 billion for the first quarter of 2018, up 25% from the equivalent 2017 period. “Terex significantly improved its first quarter earnings per share compared to last year,” says John L. Garrison, Terex president and CEO. “This strong financial performance reflects the improvements made to our operations and capital structure, and broad-based improvements in our global markets.” “Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) and Materials Processing (MP) are off to a ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 2 May 2018
Crown Equipment Corporation recently honoured its top-performing distributors in Latin America and the Caribbean. Five distributors earned Ascent Awards for delivering outstanding sales and service performance results in 2017. The 2017 Ascent Award winners are IMEQ Dominicana, S.R.L. (Dominican Republic); Marine Power, Ltd. (Cayman Islands); Momatt S.A. de C.V. (Mexico); Montacargas y Accesorios de Nicaragua, S.A. (Nicaragua); and Sistemas y Proyectos S.A. (Guatemala). This is the second Asc ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 2 May 2018
A plant hire company marking 30 years in business has expanded its fleet, with the addition of a Hinowa tracked forklift. Southern Plant & Tool Hire has added a second Hinowa TP1600 machine to meet customer demand. With a lift capacity of up to 1,600 kg, the Hinowa TP1600 makes light work of lifting heavy and bulky loads. This stand-on tracked forklift has superb rough terrain capabilities, thanks to hydraulically widening axles for extra stability. Vincent Rose, director at Southern Plan ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 2 May 2018
By Allan Leibowitz As materials handling sellers from around the world assembled last month for the 2018 MODEX show in Atlanta, Georgia, the clock was ticking on the imposition of a 25% tariff on 1,300 types of Chinese imports, forklifts among them. The tariffs are unlikely to come into effect until later this month at the earliest, with public submissions closing on May 11 and a hearing set for May 15. The threat comes as Chinese imports continue to gain traction in North America, ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 2 May 2018
UniCarriers Americas Corporation has celebrated its top dealer personnel during its annual Pack for the Sun sales trip last month. An estimated 50 dealer personnel and their guests traveled to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, where they were recognised for top sales performance. Winners were selected based on the number of new units and aftermarket parts sold. Two UCA Pinnacle award winners were announced; the Pinnacle award for new equipment sales was given to Henry Hannan of M&L I ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 2 May 2018
Organisers have confirmed that CeMAT will again be held in conjunction with the giant HANNOVER MESSE from 20 to 24 April 2020. Separate attendance figures for the logistics and materials handling show are not available, but the combined events drew 210,000 visitors and 5,800 exhibitors. There were a significant number of product launches among the materials handling displays. CLARK Europe showed off its new S-Series, a completely redeveloped generation of internal combustion counterbala ... [ Read more ]
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Tuesday, 1 May 2018
Manitou continues its strong performance, with Michel Denis, president and chief executive officer, reporting a 21% increase in sales revenue, a new quarterly record. He says Manitou took full advantage of favourable market trends across all geographic regions and business sectors, and of the success of the new product ranges. “Order intake equalled the record of Q4 2017, which meant that we closed the quarter with an order book at a record high of EUR870 million (USD1.05 billion). “In pa ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 2 May 2018
Hyster-Yale Materials Handling revenues for the first quarter rose 10.5% to USD788.2 million, up from USD713.1 million in the same period last year. However, operating profit decreased 15% due to higher material and manufacturing costs. The company expects its consolidated operating profit to be substantially higher for the 2018 full year. This is due to:
  • an expected improvement in Bolzoni's operating profit attributable to anticipated higher sales volumes;
  • a lower oper ... [ Read more ]
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