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Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Benco Industrial Equipment, a successful materials handling dealership in St. Charles, Missouri, recently added Hyundai forklifts to its offerings, providing forklift buyers throughout the greater Saint Louis area with first-hand access to the highly sought-after brand. The company, known locally as a leader within the industry, prides itself on its exceptional service, fair prices and great work, and now, with the addition of the Hyundai brand Benco, is excited to be offering products whose ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Jungheinrich is on track for record sales in 2020, with chairman Hans-Georg Frey reporting on favourable results for January and February 2018. “We are on track to achieve EUR4 billion (USD4.95 billion) in net sales in the 2020 financial year. We were able to take a further important step in this direction in 2017 by producing more than 120,000 units – more than ever before. “Net income rose by 18% to EUR182 million (USD225 million). With our more than 16,000 employees worldwide, we have ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 5 April 2018
Forkliftaction News ends its analysis of the finalists in the 2018 International Forklift of the Year with a look at the finalists in the Special (product) of the Year category. Jungheinrich SLH 300 With the SLH 300 combi chargers, Jungheinrich offers a unique charging platform - with chargers in 24 V, 48 V and 80 V and capacities from 15 to 320 A - for conventional lead-acid batteries and lithium-ion batteries. The same device can be used without any interventi ... [ Read more ]
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Monday, 9 April 2018
UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA) has announced plans to host its first Forklift Industry Summit on October 10-12, 2018 at the Intercontinental Hotel Miami. The exclusive, three-day event kicks off with an opening reception bringing together dealers, component suppliers, aftermarket suppliers and industry experts for an opportunity to learn about the industry's hot topics and the future of forklift materials handling. UCA estimates that the event will attract 375 professionals, prom ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 5 April 2018
STILL is boosting its vocational training efforts, announcing a doubling of training capacities in its branches throughout Germany next year. The increase will enable 40 new trainees each year to make a start in the mechatronics profession. STILL will increase its training capacities in the mechatronics area to a regular 160 trainees throughout Germany in the next few years. Together with the capacities at the head office in Hamburg, STILL, one of the leading suppliers of customised intra ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 5 April 2018
Kuwait's Jassim Transport & Stevedoring Co. K.S.C.C. (JTC) has placed an order for six new Demag all-terrain cranes, including one AC 100-4 model, three AC 130-5 models and two AC 160-5 models. These new units, along with the six other Demag all-terrain cranes that JTC has purchased within the last two years, will expand the company's Terex and Demag crane fleet to more than 50 units. "Our business continues to expand across Kuwait and Qatar," says JTC CEO Adel Kohari. "And, given the succes ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 5 April 2018
Crown Equipment Corporation has announced two new sales and service locations to support the materials handling technology and equipment needs of customers in eastern central Missouri, including St. Louis. Both locations offer customers a complete selection of materials handling technologies, products and services. This includes forklifts, warehouse design solutions, parts and service, automated warehouse solutions and Crown's wireless InfoLink fleet and operator management system. Jason ... [ Read more ]
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Saturday, 7 April 2018
Toyota Forklifts is raising the bar with its newest additions to the THD product line. The manufacturer has announced the launch of its adjustable wheelbase forklifts with the capacity to lift from 15,000 to 80,000 lb (6,800-36,000 kg).  Named for the horizontally adjustable wheelbase, the newest cushion-tyre forklift to hit manufacturing floors this year is small enough to navigate tight spaces and strong enough to lift up to 80,000 lb. when fully extended. Along with the unique horizonta ... [ Read more ]
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Saturday, 7 April 2018
Yale Materials Handling Corporation has added Papé Material Handling to its dealer network following the group’s acquisition of a rival in Northern California. Papé Material Handling, part of Eugene-based Papé Group, Inc., is now the authorised and exclusive dealer of Yale lift trucks, parts and service in Northern California. It currently provides sales, rental, finance, parts and service for the materials handling and warehousing industries throughout eight western states. “We’re happy ... [ Read more ]
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Sunday, 8 April 2018
Genie is celebrating its 20-year milestone at its wholly owned and operated production facility in Changzhou, China. The plant continues to produce various Genie boom lifts, scissor lifts and the rough-terrain equipment. “It has been a long, steady process, and the high standard that we have achieved in China shows that our strategy has delivered the right results,” says Joe George, managing director of parent company Terex Global GmbH. “Today, our plant in Changzhou shares the same stan ... [ Read more ]
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Monday, 9 April 2018
HC Forklift America Corporation (HCFA), the US subsidiary of Hangcha Group, has begun operation at Charlotte, North Carolina. The new entity was formed last year and is a direct-sales, wholly-owned subsidiary of Hangcha Group. HCFA is operating from a new facility with a floor area of more than 2,200 sqm. THE HCFA team is focused on providing a fun lol range of counterbalance forklifts and warehouse equipment for the North American market. The HCFA operation covers the USA, Canada an ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 4 April 2018
Philadelphia, PA, United States BDP International, a leading privately owned global logistics and transportation solutions company, has hired Chris LoPriore as vice president, global sales and marketing. LoPriore will be responsible for all aspects of BDP's sales strategy and structure, including leading sales performance, productivity and personnel development; developing, implementing and administering annual budgets and sales plans; determining new ser ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 5 April 2018
A federal appeals court says a lower court should not have dismissed a wrongful death case filed against a General Electric Co. subsidiary that was filed by the widow of a worker crushed in a forklift accident, according to Business Insurance. The ruling in the 10th US Circuit of Appeals in Denver stems from an incident in 2012, when David Morgan was killed. Morgan was working in a Casper, Wyoming warehouse operated by Baker Petrolite Inc., a subsidiary of GE unit Baker Hughes Inc., wh ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 4 April 2018
CLARK Material Handling Company has appointed Pacific Material Handling Solutions, Inc. (PMHSI) as an authorised distributor of CLARK products in the San Francisco Bay and Northern California markets. "Pacific Material Handling Solutions, Inc. is part of the Pacific Solutions group of companies that provides materials handling, commercial truck, rental and leasing solutions to their customers while focusing on long-term customer relations by providing cost-effective solutions. We are excited ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 5 April 2018
Kalmar has launched its latest-generation shuttle and straddle carriers, incorporating significant changes and upgrades based on customer feedback and years of extensive R&D work. The new machines feature robust mobile drives, a completely redesigned electrical system for the upper frame and spreader, and a more spacious electric cabinet layout as well as LED working lights as standard. Kalmar shuttle and straddle carriers now share common electrical components and technical solutions, m ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 5 April 2018
UK logistics provider Woodland Group has added new Jungheinrich forklifts to its fleet. The new electric trucks were supplied by Armill Lift Trucks. "Armill Lift Trucks had just 12 weeks to provide us with the trucks we needed, from our initial request, through to consultation and delivery," says Luke Fermor, global fulfilment manager, Woodland Group. "I don't think there are too many other suppliers that could have met that." The trucks, an all-electric combination of one vertical or ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 5 April 2018
Vertikal Days, the largest lifting equipment event for the UK and Ireland, is moving to a new location for 2018. This year's event, on May 16 and 17, will be held at Donington Park in Leicestershire. According to organisers, Vertikal Days has grown year on year, attracting buyers and end-users from the rental sector, major contractors, utility companies, local authorities and arborists. More than 230 exhibitors are so far confirmed for the enlarged event, including all the major teleh ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 5 April 2018
Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA), maker and distributor of Cat and Mitsubishi forklifts and Jungheinrich materials handling equipment, has expanded its forklift parts facility footprint to include a new regional distribution centre in Dallas, Texas. With this recent expansion, MCFA now stocks almost USD60 million in total parts inventory at five regional parts facilities across the United States. "We're committed to providing our customers with quick and easy access to forklift ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 5 April 2018
Skyjack is reflecting on its memorable performance at The Rental Show in New Orleans and gearing up for 2019. "Our team had a lot to showcase this year and it was our goal to engage with our guests at every stage of the event from the show itself, followed through to our VIP customer appreciation event on Bourbon Street," says Malcolm Early, vice president of marketing at Skyjack. Skyjack unveiled new products including its first compact telehandler - the SJ519 TH. Skyjack attracted ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 5 April 2018
Bishop Lifting Products (BLP) has acquired Safeway Sling USA, a sling fabrication company headquartered in Greendale, Wisconsin. Safeway Sling USA is a manufacturer of 100% USA-made nylon and polyester lifting slings as well as wire rope slings, chain slings and tie-down assemblies that meet all WSTDA standards. Safeway Sling has a proven record in designing and fabricating lifting slings for 40 years. Harold King, president of Bishop Lifting Products, is excited about the addition of Safe ... [ Read more ]
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