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Inside Forkliftaction 1 minute read
Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1027
27 May 2021
Even if they're a shrinking part of the business, the halt to production of IC forklifts by Toyota Material Handling in America is a significant blow to the market's largest manufacturer. We report this week on the woes in Columbus, Indiana, as TMH tries to ensure compliance with its emissions...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1026
20 May 2021
A topic we're hearing more about these days is remote operation of materials handling equipment. The notion of an operator "driving" a forklift from a computer on the other side of the world is no longer science fiction. This was reinforced this week by the partnership between mainstream materials handling...
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Forklift Diaries 2 minute read
“I miss the old Clark forklift” – a story from Argentina
20 May 2021
"I'm just an operator of old forklifts, but let me tell you some stories from these old lovely machines." Santiago Pezzelatto from Argentina tells us about his life with forklifts.
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1025
13 May 2021
While it may be close to business as usual for most materials handling manufacturers and dealers, things are still far from normal in the trade show space, with more events postponed this week - and others being held virtually. It looks like it will be a while before the major shows...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1024
6 May 2021
They say that when the going gets tough, the tough get going. And that's what we are seeing as more manufacturers release their first quarter earnings results. It's very good news so far, with bulging order books and strong sales. Indeed, KION's chairman notes that the global market for industrial...
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Forklift Diaries 2 minute read
Officer without a uniform – a forklift dealer in India’s COVID crisis
6 May 2021
A forklift dealer in India reflects on his experiences as he provides support to the frontline as the COVID-19 pandemic intensifies.
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1023
29 April 2021
This week's news contains more new models than any edition outside of a major trade show. And this is surprising, given that we have just seen a significant online event in the form of ProMatDX. You can read about new lithium models from Hangcha in the United States; Clark's new...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1022
22 April 2021
It will be interesting to see the participation numbers for ProMatDX, the virtual event held last week. The online show took place just over a year after MHI controversially decided to go ahead with its Modex event in Atlanta, while organisers of Germany's massive LogiMAT pulled the pin at the...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1021
15 April 2021
The equipment rental market is an excellent barometer of economic activity and it comes as no surprise that we see reports of continued fleet expansion and renewal around the world. This week's news is no exception, and we cover a large order by a new UK-based hirer as well as...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1020
8 April 2021
Most markets have been buoyed by the International Monetary Fund's latest forecast of stronger economic recovery this year and next. The recovery follows last year's pandemic-driven contraction of 3.3%. The IMF is tipping 6% growth this year and 4.4% next year. We are already seeing recovery in materials handling, with...
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GRI entered the Australian market in 2014 with its superior specialty tire offering, and became a national company in 2019. GRI specializes in forklift and material handling tires and on-site fitment services.
Battery Supplies NV/SA has been a very active player on the battery sales market for more than 20 years. Our slogan has always been “The Choice Is Yours” and LogiMAT is the perfect spot to show our visitors how this approach has become the backbone of our commercial strategy.

Forklift Diaries

Oil and sweat: a forklift technician's tale
Joe Zamora
Every challenge presents a learning opportunity for J.V. Equipment forklift technician Joe Zamora of Edinburg, Texas. He talks about his journey in materials handling so far.

Fact of the week

Athletes in the ancient Olympic Games participated in the nude showing off their physical power and muscular physique as a tribute to the Greek God Zeus.
Memorium Nürnberger Prozesse - Nuremberg, Germany
A museum that chronicles the history of the Nuremberg Trials for Nazi war criminals in the building where the trials were once held.

Fact of the week

Athletes in the ancient Olympic Games participated in the nude showing off their physical power and muscular physique as a tribute to the Greek God Zeus.
Memorium Nürnberger Prozesse - Nuremberg, Germany
A museum that chronicles the history of the Nuremberg Trials for Nazi war criminals in the building where the trials were once held.
TYRI’s latest innovation is INTELLilight - developed to create a flexible lighting solution that adapts to the driver's needs and external circumstances.
BSLBATT battery is a fast-paced, high-growth, hi-tech company that is leading the adoption of lithium-ion technology solutions, and is looking for Global Partners for expansion.

Forklift Diaries

Oil and sweat: a forklift technician's tale
Joe Zamora
Every challenge presents a learning opportunity for J.V. Equipment forklift technician Joe Zamora of Edinburg, Texas. He talks about his journey in materials handling so far.
Semax will elevate its planned growth journey to another level at the Logimat international trade fair in late May and early June.
Millions of workers suffer from MusculoSkeletal Disorders (MSDs) all around the world. If companies are more and more aware of the positive impact of a great health and safety policy, innovation needs to follow this objective.

Forklift Diaries

Oil and sweat: a forklift technician's tale
Joe Zamora
Every challenge presents a learning opportunity for J.V. Equipment forklift technician Joe Zamora of Edinburg, Texas. He talks about his journey in materials handling so far.