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The materials handling trade show season has kicked off with the ARA Show, the annual convention and trade show of the American Rental Association, just concluding in Anaheim, California. This event, with more than 700 exhibitors, featured construction and industrial equipment including materials handling offerings.
Meanwhile, LogiMAT 2019 opened on Tuesday in Stuttgart, Germany, and wraps up today.
It's a huge show, with 1,600-plus exhibitors spread through 120,000 sqm of exhibit space in 10 halls.
We'll report on LogiMAT in detail next week, when the exhibitors have recovered!

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Lisman distributes Combilift in SE Asia

MALAYSIA Lisman Forklifts Asia will distribute Combilift and Aislemaster products in South East Asia. The two companies have reached an agreement which establishes Lisman as ...

Jungheinrich invests in Li-ion

GERMANY Jungheinrich and Triathlon Holding have come together to found JT ENERGY Systems, a joint venture focused on the production and recycling of lithium-ion battery systems. ...

Bobcat changes Yorkshire dealers

UNITED KINGDOM Bobcat has announced changes in the dealers responsible for sales and service of its products in Yorkshire in the UK. Bobcat has appointed Grays ...

Movers & shakers

Fork Lift Truck Association, MonarchFx, Hoppecke Industrial Batteries

Getting to know Wade Jones

UNITED STATES JLG Industries recently named Wade Jones as general manager of North America Parts, a newly created role. Forkliftaction News found out a bit more about ...

PALFINGER aims for higher profits

AUSTRIA PALFINGER is reporting continued growth for the 2018 financial year, with revenue increasing by 9.8% to EUR1.6 billion (USD1.81 billion), a new record level in ...

Beverage giant distributes UniCarriers

GUYANA The UniCarriers forklift brand has entered the Guyana market through a partnership with beverage giant Banks DIH Limited. Banks DIH has been appointed a ...

US Navy deploys forklift-based RFID

UNITED STATES The US Navy is preparing to leverage the forklifts that travel around its shipyards to enable an RFID- and GPS-based solution to track containers at ...

JCB tops UK telehandler market

JCB is the top-selling brand of agricultural telescopic handlers (telehandlers) in the UK, according to data from the UK-based AEA (Agricultural Engineers Association). It ...

Hamilton-Ryker uses VR for training

UNITED STATES Workforce solutions provider Hamilton-Ryker is using virtual reality (VR) for forklift training through its newest division, TalentGro. The company is using VR Forklifts to ...
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MEYER and BOLZONI AURAMO – live from LogiMAT 2019

SMART Products - SMART Services: MEYER and BOLZONI AURAMO introduce their new Remote Service Concept at LogiMAT 2019.

Forklift Pedestrian Sensor keeps people safe from moving vehicles

BodyGuard's Forklift Pedestrian Sensor and Alarm system keeps workers a safe distance away from moving vehicles by sensing when people are within the adjustable safety exclusion zone and providing a clear warning for driver and pedestrian.

P.B.M. launches new ON-BOARD chargers

PBM leading Company in battery charger production since 1973 launches a complete range of UL listed on-board chargers.

Turn your forklift or loader into a scale with the TR-1-NK-HE!

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Marangoni Industrial Tyres: Understanding the value of quality

Marangoni Industrial Tyres (MIT) continue to grow capacity in their current factory in Sri Lanka as the 2nd factory facility is on schedule to be opened later this year. See them at LogiMAT 2019 - Hall 10, Stand F38.

The Backbone® for Reach Trucks Stops Standup Forklift Underride

The greatest risk to a standup forklift operator is being struck by immobile objects such as racking components. Surprisingly, this even exceeds the risk of overturning. The Backbone® for Reach Trucks protects operators from this hazard.

ProMat-The Biggest Manufacturing and Supply Chain Event of 2019

At ProMat 2019, you'll find 900+ exhibits and 100+ education sessions tailored to help you discover equipment and system solutions for your material handling and supply chain needs.

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Your first peek at ProMat 2019 - exhibitor directory

ProMat 2019 will gather 1,000 exhibitors to display their supply chain solutions. Here is a sneak peak of some of the companies exhibiting.
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