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The rental sector is playing an increasingly important role in materials handling. Each week, we tend to include news of a large equipment order by a rental operator and it's clear that these businesses are buying up big. And that implies that they are doing a brisk trade in hiring out their products.
This week, we report on one of the benefits of this growing endeavour, sharing some European research which indicates that the efficient use of hire equipment actually helps reduce environmental impacts.
So, hiring is often cheaper than buying, it allows businesses to quickly scale up and down as needed - and it's helping the planet. And besides all that, it's proving to be a profitable enterprise for the hire sector. Now, that's a real win-win-win situation!

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Rental reduces emissions – report

BELGIUM A new report shows that by sharing equipment, the rental industry contributes to avoiding carbon emissions.    The report, commissioned by the European Rental ...

JCB boosts Brazil operations

UNITED KINGDOM JCB has announced a GBP25 million (USD31 million) investment in its Brazilian operations as the company gears up for growth. The investment was ...

Cascade-KOOI expands to APAC

UNITED STATES Following the success of the Cascade-KOOI joint venture, Cascade Corporation and Meijer Handling Solutions B.V. are expanding their cooperation by entering into a distribution agreement ...
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Flux Power expands to meet demand

UNITED STATES Flux Power has moved to larger premises to accommodate rising demand for its lithium-ion batteries. The new 60,000 sqft. (5,600 sqm) facility features improvements ...

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Godrej moves into rental

INDIA Indian forklift manufacturer Godrej Material Handling has announced the launch of its equipment rental operation, Godrej RenTRUST. Godrej Material Handling is India's largest manufacturer ...
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Briefs

Raymond wins virtual award - Greene, NY, United States
Deutsche Messe to launch new show - Moscow, Russia
Briggs Defence recognised - Cannock, United Kingdom

Ericsson and China Mobile unveil AGV

CHINA Digital communication software specialist Ericsson has unveiled a new Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) on an end-to-end, standalone 5G network as part of a collaboration with ...

MEC expands access range

UNITED STATES MEC has expanded its equipment range with the release of two new machines. The new Micro 19 scissor lift extends the scissor lift range ...

Hiab launches drywall crane

UNITED STATES Hiab has launched a specialised drywall crane, HIAB K-505 HiPro, for the US and Canadian markets. It is the longest and strongest drywall crane from ...
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VESHAI is looking for global partners

Veshai Handling Equipment Co., a leading designer and manufacturer of electric lifting and materials handling equipment, is expanding their dealer network - Contact us for more information.

Veshai provides a comprehensive range of electric lifting and materials handling equipment, i stackers, pallet trucks, lift tables, tractors, dock equipment and all sorts of industrial products, we are now promoting special equipment such as portable floor crane and adding some more features onto it for handling glass, concrete panel, paper roll and all kinds of drums. All designed to be easy to use and service.

Veshai is seeking partners from all over the world to establish a long term co-operation.
If you have any queries about Veshai, or their extensive range of products, please contact us today.

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New Hyster® UT forklift meets the need for simpler handling

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