News Edition #963 - 27 February 2020

Forkliftaction is preparing for two major events next month - annoyingly scheduled at the same time: MODEX in Atlanta, USA and LogiMAT in Stuttgart, Germany.
Visitors at the US show can catch up with Jolie Booth, our digital advertising representative for North America, who will be at Booth #4494.
Meanwhile, in Germany, our editor, Allan Leibowitz, will be interviewing some key industry players, while digital advertising manager (Europe, Middle East & Africa) Maria Bendayan visits clients and contacts.
If you would like to catch up with any of our team, please email us as soon as possible as our calendars are filling fast.
And on the subject of events, this week sees the return of the Events section of the website, where we list all the trade shows and conferences relevant to materials handling and logistics. You can visit it here.
World News
Bergheim, Austria
Austria's Palfinger has reported record revenues of EUR1.753 billion (USD1.9 billion) for 2019 - up 8.6% from the previous year. Directors attribute the improvement to increased demand in the most...
Copenhagen, Finland
Danish rental specialist Steiness Liftcenter ApS has taken delivery of two lithium-electric Snorkel SL26RTE Speed Levels - the first in Denmark. Steiness Liftcenter placed the order for the two Speed...
Mongla, Bangladesh
The government of Bangladesh has approved two projects - one for building several terminals and yards and another for buying a number of large cranes. The projects, once completed, will...
Hannover, Germany
Materials handling and logistics will be on display in three dedicated halls at the Hannover Messe industrial show in April. This will be the second edition of the trade...
Mt. Washington, KY, United States
Materials handling automation specialist MHS is rebranding its VanRiet and OCM businesses. The two companies will be referred to as MHS, providing a unified brand identity to customers worldwide...
Hugglescote, United Kingdom
The UK's Accrediting body is calling for employers to understand the new testing standards for powered pallet trucks. On 1 December 2019, the Accrediting Bodies Association (ABA) introduced new...
Philadelphia, PA, United States
A man who suffered complete fractures of the two long bones in his leg and sustained nerve damage in a collision between two forklifts has agreed to settle his...
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Accenture has acquired Icon Integration, a privately held Australian technology consultancy that provides SAP digital supply chain solutions and services as well as specialised business intelligence (BI) solutions to...
Sydney, NSW, Australia
TVH Sydney has relocated to its new home in Wetherill Park. TVH has made the move to a brand-new purpose-built building as part of an overall growth plan to...
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Announcements
KAUP GmbH & Co. KG (KAUP) is exhibiting several ground-breaking new products in the field of large surface bale clamps at the 18th LogiMAT.
Bolzoni will be showcasing a range of lift table solutions at LogiMAT, March 10-12, 2020.
BodyGuard's Forklift Pedestrian Sensor keeps people a safe distance from moving vehicles.
Miretti's Passive System for safety in volatile environments is reliable and cost effective.
The success of the new Two-High Stacking Mobicon has prompted the Mobicon design team to make the unit even more attractive to their buyers.
Cascade has the material handling solutions to maximize efficiency in your logistics applications. Find them showcasing the latest material handling innovations at upcoming tradeshows this March.
Calculating the benefits of diesel power in material handling
The preliminary program has been announced for this June's iVT Expo Conference in Cologne, Germany.
Supply chain experts from Australia Post, KPMG, Ikea, David Jones, Dematic, Linfox, Flinders Ports, ANL (CMA/CGM), Visa Global Logistics and Colliers are set to headline this year's MEGATRANS2020 conference...
Registration is now open for Multimodal 2020, which is set to take place for the 13th year running at the NEC in June.
Showcasing Diversity Across Logistics.
With 950+ exhibits and education sessions, MODEX 2020 is where you'll find the best solutions for manufacturing/supply chain challenges.
Come say G’day to Jolie at MODEX - #4494
Jolie, our Digital Advertising Representative for North America, is looking forward to greeting loyal customers and new friends at MODEX - Booth #4494.

Speak to Jolie about your marketing objectives. Ask about the 2020 advertising options for Forkliftaction.com and Machinery-onQ.com.

Contact Jolie to make a meeting, or just drop in and say hello.
Fact of the week
Bob Marley had 3 children born to 3 different women in one month.
World's Largest Radio Telescope
The largest radio telescope in the world is under construction in the Australian outback. Part of an international multi-billion dollar project, the radio is listening for evidence of the Big Bang when galaxies and quasars first started to form and light reappeared after millions of years of darkness.
Read story on Atlas Obscura
Movers & Shakers
chairman - Oshkosh, United States
dealer development manager - Integrated Warehouse Solutions, United States
regional sales manager - Pintsch Bubenzer, United States
president and CEO - Toyota Material Handling Europe, Sweden
BACK IN ACTION – FORKLIFTACTION EVENTS
Keep up-to-date with trade shows in your area with our redesigned CALENDAR OF INDUSTRY EVENTS

There are some leading exhibitions taking place next month, find out what is happening in your area in March.

If you have an event you feel would interest Forkliftaction members:
LIST YOUR EVENT HERE
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