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Thursday, 27 September 2018
Kalmar has signed a contract with DP World Southampton to supply 12 hybrid straddle carriers for use at its container terminal. The Southampton agreement also includes maintenance and operator training as well as six months of on-site maintenance support. The value of the order was not disclosed. DP World Southampton is the UK port of choice for many global leaders in the container shipping industry. Thanks to its strategic location on the UK's south coast, it is an ideal first or last p ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 12 September 2018
Fort Worth, TX, United States Shoppa’s Material Handling has appointed Jeff Moncrief in the role of corporate parts manager. After retiring from the US Marines Corps in 2003, Moncrief attended Indiana University and was awarded a Bachelor of General Studies degree in 2007. He then received a Masters of Business Administration degree in 2009 from Ashford University in Iowa. He comes to Shoppa’s from 19th Capital Group in Indianapolis, where he was corpora ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 19 September 2018
In a “very dynamic global market”, Haulotte Group posted sales up 13% to EUR289.9 million (USD 337.5 million) in the first half of 2018. The European market continued the trend of the previous semesters and posted a 14% increase in sales, driven by strong demand from major rental companies in most European regions. Sales in the Asia Pacific grew 12% over the period, thanks to the dynamism of China. In Latin America, the recovery observed in 2017 was confirmed in all markets, with the exc ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 19 September 2018
The materials handling relief effort in the wake of Hurricane Florence, which struck the United States in North Carolina, is already being called upon, with requests for equipment and facilities reaching the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN). Shortly after the hurricane hit the coast, ALAN received requests for the loan of forklifts and pallet jacks in various locations in North Carolina, including Raleigh/Durham, Wilmington, Newbern, Greenville and Southern Pines. There have also bee ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 19 September 2018
JCB North America has acquired the business and goodwill of west coast dealer JCB of Southern California (SoCal) from its current owner, Yale/Chase Equipment and Service, Inc. In the coming weeks, JCB North America will assume responsibility for dealership operations, including the sales and support of JCB construction equipment to customers throughout the greater Los Angeles area and neighbouring counties. The business will continue to operate under the trading name, JCB of Southern Califor ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 19 September 2018
Clark Europe has expanded its dealer network in Poland with the appointment of Bintech Sp. Zo.o. as Clark sales and service partner. Bintech, based in Jelcz-Laskowice, will handle sales and servicing of Clark industrial trucks in the Dolnolskie and Opolskie region in southwestern Poland. Rolf Eiten, president & CEO of Clark Europe, says Bintech has many years of experience in the industrial truck business and has an excellent reputation in the industry. “With this strategic partnership, we ca ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 19 September 2018
Benco Industrial Equipment, a successful materials handling dealership in St. Charles, Missouri, has opened a second location in Cape Girardeau. Benco has been providing forklift sales, service, repair and leasing in St. Louis, St. Charles and the surrounding areas and will now meet the needs of forklift buyers in Cape Girardeau and throughout the extended area of Southern Missouri/Illinois. Hyundai Material Handling is a major product line at Benco. “Hyundai’s attention to detail and qu ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 19 September 2018
South Korean equipment sales company YK Construction Equipment has invested in 142 Snorkel electric scissor lifts. The initial order for 42 units - 21 Snorkel S3215E and 21 Snorkel S3219E electric slab scissor lifts - has already been delivered, and a further order for 100 electric scissor lifts was placed in early August, during a visit to Snorkel’s European manufacturing facility in the UK. The second order consists of 35 units each of the Snorkel S3220E and S4726E models and 30 of Snor ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 19 September 2018
Narrow Aisle Ltd has announced that its popular Flexi LITE articulated lift truck model is now available with an integrated four-stage ‘Quad’ lift mast. The Flexi LITE was originally designed for applications where trucks have to weigh as little as possible – such as facilities where trucks are required to travel across loading bay dock plates into vehicles or to be moved in goods lifts between floors. But, with the addition of the ultra-low ‘Quad’ mast, the Flexi LITE has become highly su ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 20 September 2018
KION North America Corporation has appointed Bissett Specialty Equipment to its dealer network, effective immediately. The materials handling and farm equipment dealer is now authorised to sell and service KION North America’s full product line throughout New Mexico and in El Paso, Texas. Bissett Specialty Equipment has served New Mexico and southwest Texas for almost 30 years and offers a variety of materials handling products. Services provided include on-site maintenance and repair, alo ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 20 September 2018
US lifting equipment rental specialist Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has initiated a major overhaul of its load cell fleet and placed a landmark order with manufacturer Straightpoint. The order, the value of which is not disclosed, will be delivered in a piecemeal fashion over a two-to-three-year period and will result in 23 LGH rental facilities in the US and Canada stocking exclusively SP product. The order is for the Radiolink plus line, which is the UK manufacturer’s top-selling load cell, ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 12 September 2018
New business volume grew 6.9% in the equipment finance industry in 2017, according to the 2018 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA) released by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA). The rise in new business volume marked the eighth consecutive year that businesses increased their spending on capital equipment. ELFA president and CEO Ralph Petta says: “The equipment finance industry continues to grow and prosper, as evidenced by this latest edition of ELFA’s ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 12 September 2018
Hyster Company has received a grant from California Climate Investments (CCI) to support the development of a zero-emissions container handling truck powered by a Nuvera fuel cell. The funding was awarded by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), part of CCI, the state of California’s climate change-fighting, cap-and-trade program. It aims to help Hyster and its partners develop a zero-emissions container handler for an end-user in the Port of Los Angeles. To receive the award, recipient ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 12 September 2018
Danfoss Power Solutions and PALFINGER have strengthened their collaboration in a strategic partnership for telematics and connected end-to-end solutions. For over a decade, PALFINGER and Danfoss Power Solutions have partnered to offer innovations to customers. Their latest collaboration centres on connectivity for PALFINGER cranes. In a first step, the focus will be on implementing the new Danfoss connectivity on selected crane models. But mid- and long-term telematics solutions will be avail ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 12 September 2018
Karratha-based Joyce Krane recently ordered an LHM 280 Mobile Harbour Crane. The well-known Australian heavy-lift and logistics company has been a Liebherr customer of mobile cranes for many years and is now expanding its fleet with its first Liebherr maritime crane. Joyce Krane, a family-owned business with more than 40 years of experience, will use its LHM 280 Mobile Harbour Crane for quayside operations in Dampier, Western Australia. Joyce Krane has ordered the LHM 280 in the 64 T ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 12 September 2018
The Raymond Corporation has introduced an order picker boasting a lower cost of ownership and suited to smaller operations with light-duty cycles. The new Model 5300 will have a 24 v battery and is available with two mast options: a two-stage mast or a more capable three-stage mast. “To maximise productivity in today’s fast-paced industry, the Model 5300 will offer design versatility and affordability to better serve customers’ needs for light-duty, value-driven applications and single-s ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 12 September 2018
Equipment rental co-operative AVS SYSTEM LIFT AG, based in Hanover, Germany, has placed orders for Genie booms and scissor lifts worth a minimum of EUR18 million (USD20.9 million) as part of its 2019 investment program. Leopold Mayrhofer, CEO of AVS SYSTEM LIFT AG, says the investment marks a new chapter in the history of the organisation’s negotiation and ordering process. “In the past, our partners used to respond to negotiated offers and suggestions from our suppliers. We now have rever ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 12 September 2018
Navitas Systems has selected Delta-Q’s IC1200 battery charger for use on the company’s new Starlifter AC 24 v lithium battery. Delta-Q and Navitas Systems will showcase the integrated battery-charger pack at The Battery Show North America in Novi, Michigan between September 11 and 13. The Starlifter AC is a 24 v lithium battery targeted to Class 3 materials handling equipment including ride-on pallet jacks, stackers and tuggers. The new battery is a zero-maintenance, long lifecycle ... [ Read more ]
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Thursday, 13 September 2018
As Hurricane Florence nears the US East Coast and several storms threaten other states and interests, the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) is mobilising for action – and encouraging industry businesses to do the same. ALAN has activated a hurricane micro-site that will allow organisations to monitor each storm’s path, view recent alerts and get updates on transportation and supply chain conditions in impacted areas. “This site serves as the centrepiece of our efforts t ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 12 September 2018
As the deadline for Europe’s tighter emissions restrictions approaches, more manufacturers are rolling out updated engines. JCB has announced that a number of LPG-powered models in its LPG Logistics Teletruk range are now Stage V-compliant – four months ahead of the introduction of the new emissions standard. Due to be implemented from January 1, 2019, Stage V of the EU regulations will bring a new requirement to reduce Particulate Number (PN) emissions alongside continued control of parti ... [ Read more ]
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