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- 16 Mar 2023 ( #1119 )
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OTTO Motors makes innovative companies list

Kitchener, ON, Canada

OTTO Motors has been recognised for transforming industry
OTTO Motors has been recognised for transforming industry

OTTO Motors has been named to Fast Company’s annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2023.

The robotic leader has been recognised for transforming industry through innovation and impact.

As the first company to introduce heavy-class AMRs, it has solved materials handling challenges for some of the largest companies in the world.

In its largest deployment, OTTO has 80-plus robots working collaboratively in a single site, and has a mixture of flatbed and forklift AMRs.

Fast Company’s annual ranking covers 54 industries and sectors, from advertising to workplace. 


Meijer produces 100,000th telescopic forks

Sint Jacobiparochie, Netherlands

Another Meijer milestone
Another Meijer milestone

Meijer Handling Solutions has produced its 100,000th set of telescopic forks since 1980.

Having celebrated its 100th anniversary last year, Meijer is known for high-quality ReachForks that are used for double-deep pallet stacking, loading and unloading trucks and trains.

In 2020, the company celebrated the 40th anniversary of KOOI ReachForks.


Delta-Q reaches several milestones

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Delta-Q exceeds last year's sales
Delta-Q exceeds last year's sales

Delta-Q Technologies has surpassed last year’s revenue by reaching USD100 million in sales.

The innovator and supplier of battery charging solutions for electric drive vehicles and industrial equipment has implemented strategic initiatives including a dedicated team focused entirely on sustainability, which has led to growth.

The company also reached a new milestone with the shipment of its four-millionth battery charger in April last year, equating to approximately four million metric tons of abated carbon emissions saved since its establishment in 1999.


Maxam opens a new distribution centre 

Houston, TX, United States

Maxam Tire's third facility
Maxam Tire's third facility

Steady success has seen Maxam Tire open a third facility in Houston, Texas.

Featuring one of the largest SKU assortments amongst its warehouses, the 244,000 sqm facility will be fully operational this month, efficiently supplying products to customers.

Featuring a large storage capacity, Maxam is committed to delivering innovative solutions to customers.

Existing warehouses are located in Los Angeles and Memphis.


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