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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1020

Thursday, 8 April 2021 ( #1020 )
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
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 a report this week from the Industrial Truck Association noting healthy first quarter results in North America after falls last year. The next few weeks should be interesting as we start seeing detailed financial results from the big players around the world.
Los Angeles, CA, United States BYD has announced a major expansion of its materials handling equipment dealership network across America. The new dealerships in the BYD network are: Forklift Systems...
Melbourne, Vic, Australia Forklifts are among the fastest-growing industrial equipment purchases in Australia, according to data from NAB. The latest NAB statistics show businesses across Australia are purchasing...

Fact of the week

In Baltimore USA, it is against the law to go to the cinema with a camel to watch a movie!
Bob Marley Monument in Banatski Sokolac, Serbia
The first European statue dedicated to the legendary musician.
SENSiA ES released in UK - West Midlands, United Kingdom OneCharge launches new batteries - Irvine, CA, United States OTTO adds heavy AMR - Kitchener, ON, Canada Toyota introduces new solutions - Columbus, IN, United States
Lexington, KY, United States Clark Material Handling Company has appointed TJ Shelters as director of sales and marketing. In this role, Shelters will oversee...

Fact of the week

In Baltimore USA, it is against the law to go to the cinema with a camel to watch a movie!
Bob Marley Monument in Banatski Sokolac, Serbia
The first European statue dedicated to the legendary musician.
Duisburg, Germany Clark Europe has extended its market presence in the Benelux countries with the appointment of Europieces Luxembourg S.A. as its new sales partner. "With Europieces...
Washington, DC, United States With US vaccination rates rising quickly and the end of the pandemic in sight, equipment and software investment growth is expected to be robust this...

Fact of the week

In Baltimore USA, it is against the law to go to the cinema with a camel to watch a movie!
Bob Marley Monument in Banatski Sokolac, Serbia
The first European statue dedicated to the legendary musician.