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Wednesday, 25 July 2018
Olathe, KS, United States TVH in the Americas has appointed Gustavo Guzman as the new outside regional manager for the Western Region. Guzman will be responsible for growing and strengthening TVH’s business development activities within his territory. His previous roles include territory manager, where he managed a sales team with customers in Latin America, as well as manager of aftermarket parts operations, where he focused strongly on exceeding customer ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 25 July 2018
Hinowa has updated two of its most popular tracked booms to improve productivity for cleaning and maintenance contractors. Engineers have added a water supply line to the platforms of both the Hinowa Lightlift 17.75 and 20.10 models. Sitting adjacent to the existing air pipe, this 0.5 in, (1 cm) diameter tube has a flow of 20.7 bar. This aims to speed up operations, such as cleaning roofs and gutters on public and commercial buildings. Steve Couling, managing director of APS, the authorise ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 25 July 2018
Taiwan-based transportation and logistics specialist Dimerco has been awarded Multimodal Transport Operator (MTO) status in India, opening up new opportunities for growth for the company in the subcontinent. Although well established in India, and recognised as a top five freight forwarder for inbound volume of Chennai Air Cargo Complex by AAI Cargo Logistics and Allied Services, with a network of six owned offices and 12 partner offices, the MTO license will now enable Dimerco to provide ext ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 25 July 2018
Brieda Cabins, a specialist in ergonomic cabins, control stations and desks for manned and remotely-operated cranes, has received certification from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and European EN ergonomic standards for its container crane operator solutions. The certification covers the Brieda Dynamic Control Station (DYCS) used worldwide in the cabs of container ship-to-shore (STS) and yard gantry cranes, and the Remote Dynamic Control Desk (R-DYCD), designed f ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 25 July 2018
Despite concerns about prospects for economic growth and the uncertain commercial landscape post-Brexit, for energy management specialist Hoppecke Industrial Batteries, it's business as usual. While the likes of Airbus, Unilever and BMW have been voicing fears over the impact on their businesses of a ‘no deal', Hoppecke has signalled its commitment to doing business in the UK by signing a 15-year lease on its assembly and warehouse facility in Staffordshire. This move comes amid a period o ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 25 July 2018
McGovern Crane Hire from Derbyshire in central England had to resort to 3D modelling to plan the delivery of a 21 T generator on the grounds of the Birmingham Children’s Hospital. “We knew that this lifting operation would be very tricky. Therefore, we were on site several times in advance to measure the road and driveway spaces,” says project manager Kieran McGovern. “In addition, we carried out extensive lifting simulations with CAD-based computer programs and also made a 3D model of the e ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 25 July 2018
JLG Industries has updated its LRT series of rough-terrain scissor lifts. The upgrades are the result of customer feedback aimed at improving the operability, serviceability and efficiency of the machines. “Our customers are looking for high-capacity rough-terrain scissor lifts capable of carrying more employees, equipment and tools on the platform around the work site,” says Rafael Nuñez, senior product manager, scissor and vertical lifts, JLG Industries. “The latest upgrades to our LRT ser ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 25 July 2018
Mexican heavy machinery distributor Madisa is expanding its crane inventory with the addition of a new Demag AC 100-4L and a new Demag AC 220-5. Committed to providing its customers with the industry’s best machinery, Madisa chose the Demag all-terrain cranes because of their quality engineering and manufacturing craftsmanship. As a Terex Cranes full-line distributor, Madisa is seeing a higher demand for compact roadable crane models. The four-axle AC 100-4L crane and five-axle AC 220-5 mode ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 25 July 2018
Cargotec has reported falling profits for the first half of 2018. Sales fell by 2% to EUR1,589 million (USD1,858 million). However, orders rose 11% from the same period last year. Despite the fall in earnings, Cargotec has reiterated its outlook published on 8 February 2018 and expects its operating profit, excluding restructuring costs, for 2018 to improve from 2017. CEO Mika Vehviläinen notes that orders grew in Kalmar and Hiab in the second quarter and were 23% higher than in the compar ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 25 July 2018
The Raymond Corporation is celebrating the 25th anniversary of Corporación Raymond de México, which covers materials handling needs in Mexico, and Central and South America. On 17 July 2018, Corporación Raymond de México held a celebration at its main facility in Queretaro, Mexico. Raymond CEO Michael Field presented director general Carlos Merlo with an honorary crystal memento to celebrate the occasion. Executives from Raymond headquarters in Greene, New York were in attendance, alon ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 18 July 2018
Hyster updated trucks Surrey, United Kingdom Hyster Europe has launched an updated 8 to 16 T capacity lift truck. The latest heavy-duty models provide optimal visibility, strength and reliability, making handling and transportation easier than ever. “The Hyster H8-16XM range now has a completely new mast and carriage, giving fast attachment exchange as well as optimum visibility of the forks, the attachment and the load,” says Chris van de Werdt, product stra ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 18 July 2018
After solid growth in 2017, investment in equipment and software should remain strong in 2018 and is projected to expand by 7%, according to the Q3 update to the 2018 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook released by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation. Business investment continues to expand at a robust pace, contributing to a likely strong year for the US economy. Overall, the economy is expected to grow 2.8% in 2018 (up from 2.7% in the previous outlook, and sign ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 18 July 2018
UK businesses have had some answers to their concerns over Brexit, but there is still some uncertainty. Last week, the Government published its Brexit White Paper, outlining some of the objectives ahead. One aim is a “new relationship with the EU (which should be) broader in scope than any other that exists between the EU and a third country”. To that end, the Government will seek “a broad and deep economic relationship with the EU that maximises future prosperity … and minimises disruptio ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 18 July 2018
Scan Global Logistics has acquired 55% of Macca Logistics of Mali, with offices in the ports of Dakar, Senegal and Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The acquisition of Macca will provide SGL with a strong physical presence in Mali where SGL has for many years been the leading provider. To fully service the landlocked Mali, the acquisition also covers Macca's two offices in Abidjan and Dakar, Senegal, which serve as a corridor to the Malian market. "Our companies have worked together in a close partner ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 18 July 2018
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of its foundation, Doosan has unveiled a high-tech forklift model running on lithium-ion batteries. The new power source will allow the BS7 vehicle to run two to three times longer hours than the existing lead-acid battery with a 33% shorter charging time. The new forklift truck also boasts a constant output, high productivity at a temperature as low as 40 degrees below zero, and simple and eco-friendly maintenance and management, the company explained. An ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 18 July 2018
Scott Technology has acquired the assets and intellectual property of Transbotics, a US-based AGV manufacturer headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. “This strategic acquisition will achieve our goal of building a complete end-to-end offering for the overall production process from raw material receipt to final distribution,” says managing director Chris Hopkins. The purchase comes in the wake of their April purchase of Belgian automation specialist Alvey Group. With operations in Fr ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 18 July 2018
By Allan Leibowitz The United States last week introduced new tariffs on a range of imports from China, including forklifts and forklift parts. Importers were warned of the measures earlier this year, but had hoped that the Trump administration would back down. Despite lobbying, the full 25% tariff is now in place. Forklift importers like Noblelift are now running two price lists – one including the tariff and one without, covering the stock already landed. “We will be raising o ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 18 July 2018
Finnish logistics solutions provider K.Hartwall has acquired A&A Logistik-Equipment GmbH & Co. KG, a German company providing logistics equipment for various industries. K. Hartwall was founded in 1932 in Söderkulla, Finland. It develops logistics solutions primarily aimed at retail companies, postal services and the automotive industry. Among K.Hartwall’s customers are industry leaders like Schaeffler, Royal Mail, Havi Logistics and Bosch. K.Hartwall operates in highly competitive globa ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 18 July 2018
Crown Equipment Corporation has announced the opening of a new sales and service location near Grand Rapids, Michigan. The new expanded facility will replace the previous location to help the company meet growing customer needs in Grand Rapids and throughout western Michigan. Located in Kentwood, the Crown Lift Trucks facility offers customers an extensive selection of materials handling technologies, products and services. This includes forklifts, warehouse design solutions, parts, services ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 19 July 2018
Selah, Washington-based farmer co-operative Tree Top, Inc has been named the winner of Raymond Handling Concepts Corporation’s Safety Show Offs contest that took place in honour of National Forklift Safety Day 2018. Sponsored by the Industrial Truck Association (ITA), National Forklift Safety Day brings together forklift manufacturers, dealers and operators with the common goal of reducing accidents by increasing awareness and highlighting the need for ongoing operator training as equipment ... [ Read more ]
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