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Next week, Forkliftaction will be at the premier UK materials handling event, IMHX, in Birmingham.
Our team at the show will include CEO Ann Hofmans, European digital advertising manager Maria Bendayan and editor Allan Leibowitz.
We are excited to be participating for the first time and look forward to meeting UK and European forklift leaders - buyers and suppliers.
If you're attending the show, look out for our subtle orange shirts - and feel free to drop by our booth (STAND 20C165) where you'll find good conversation and some tasty Australian treats.
See you there ...

This Week's Feature

From the editorial team

Chinese lift their game

China's forklift manufacturers are embracing advanced production techniques and using R&D to improve their offerings, as Allan Leibowitz reports. [Read the full report]

Global News

Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News

Haulotte sales rise in tighter market

French equipment maker Haulotte recorded an 18% rise in sales over the first half of 2019, despite a slow-down in the mobile elevated work platform ...

MHEDA launches CFT program

UNITED STATES MHEDA has joined forces with the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) to launch a Certified Forklift Technician (CFT) accreditation. The CFT is a nationally ...

Konecranes marks 25 years

FINLAND On September 15, it was exactly a quarter of a century since Konecranes Lift Trucks was established. In 1994, a pioneering team of ...

Dinolift and Rotator together for 40 years

FINLAND Aerial platform specialist Dinolift and its Finnish dealer, Rotator Oy, are marking 40 years of successful partnership. In the late ‘70s, the market ...

Getting to know Mark Manninen

UNITED STATES UniCarriers Americas recently promoted Mark Manninen to the position of vice president, sales and marketing. Manninen, a 28-year company veteran, was most recently senior director, ...

Dematic automates Vectura DC

NORWAY Dematic has won a multi-million euro contract to supply an automated collation and sequencing solution to Vectura AS, Norway’s leading logistics company for alcoholic beverages. ...

Strong growth for MHME

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Materials Handling Middle East racked up a 12% visitor uplift on the previous edition, attracting some 3,882 visitors from more than 50 countries. Close ...

Narrow Aisle launches online Flexi parts store

UNITED KINGDOM Narrow Aisle Ltd, manufacturer of the Flexi range of articulated warehouse truck-based space-saving intralogistics solutions, has launched a dedicated online spare parts store. The ...

Driver's death ruled 'accidental'

UNITED KINGDOM An Oxford Coroner’s Court has classed a forklift crushing an accidental death. Wayne Riggall had been sent to collect large paper reels from a ...

China’s logistics growth slows

CHINA China's logistics business continued to expand in August, but the growth rate was lower than the previous month, according to a recent survey. The ...
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STAXX attends China's largest Import & Export Fair

STAXX will bring a full range of material handling equipment to attend the 126th Canton Fair.

MiMA offers a comprehensive range of material handling equipment

BANYITONG SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPING CO., LTD. is the leading manufacturer of Chinese electric forklift trucks. Specializing in designing, engineering and manufacturing material handling equipment.

RUYI Lateral Reach Truck - OPD15

RUYI's OPD15 Lateral Reach Truck is specifically designed for Narrow Aisle warehouses.

HELI lithium battery products grow rapidly

In recent years, with the development of the lithium battery industry, HELI lithium battery products sales are growing rapidly.

Innovative Solutions, New Power Now

Hangcha Li-Ion Solutions - New Power Now.

Tailift and Toyota Joint Venture in the Material Handling Industry

Tailift's joint venture with Toyota proves successful.

Forkliftaction Promotion: Better Leads for better business in 2020

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Doosan Appoints ASCO as Dealer in Houston and Surrounding Areas

Doosan appointed ASCO as Dealer in Houston, TX and surrounding areas. As a seasoned Doosan dealer in Lubbock, TX, we are excited to expand their APR in one of the largest lift truck markets in America.

That's why Bolzoni Auramo adopted the Lean Manufacturing System

Always move forward with ideas and people: this is the path we follow in Bolzoni Auramo. We asked Roberto Brusamonti, Bolzoni SpA OEM's Production Manager, how Bolzoni embraced the Lean Manufacturing philosophy to be a more competitive company.

STB America revolutionizes the forklift battery

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How Can Fuel Cells Help Your Business?

The 2019 Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition is the perfect venue to hear from and connect with industry leaders to learn about the latest developments and products to help the material handling sector.

IMHX 2019 - exhibitor directory

IMHX 2019 takes place between 24 - 27 September at the NEC, Birmingham. Here's a preview of some of the companies exhibiting at the UK's largest event for logistics and supply chain solutions:

IPM DUBAI and WOP DUBAI from November 12 to 14, 2019

WOP DUBAI 2019, the only event of its kind dedicated to the region's fresh produce industry and IPM DUBAI, a significant platform for the green sector in the Near and Middle East, will take place November 12 to 14, 2019.
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