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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #982

Thursday, 9 July 2020 ( #982 )
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Happy birthday to us! This newsletter marks the 20th anniversary of Forkliftaction News. There is a full report on the milestone in this week's news, as well as some recollections from team members. We'd like to take this opportunity to thank all those who have contributed to the rich and colourful history of this materials handling newsletter and portal: the staff past and present, the advertisers and sponsors whose support has allowed us to continue offering free access to our extensive resources, and, just as importantly, our members and readers who turn to us for their information needs. None of this, of course, would be possible without the vision and support of our founder, Michael Leu. Michael, thanks for making it happen!
Norilsk, Russian Federation MMC Norilsk Nickel, one of the leaders in the Russian mining industry, has purchased five new Bobcat TR50.210 rotary telehandlers and related attachments from the...
Northampton, United Kingdom Doosan has launched a new, range of electric reach trucks. The BR14JW 9-Series combines faster operating speeds with advanced ergonomics and greater driver comfort. As...

In the Virtual Expo

CBD15W-LIX Li-Ion Powered Pallet Truck
The CBD15W-LIX Li-Ion Powered Pallet Truck - super light and easy to operate, with a plug in battery design making it easier to remove and change.

Fact of the week

During WWII, while testing the top secret and first jet-engined aircraft by Bell Aircraft, US pilot Jack Woolams donned a gorilla mask and a bowler hat on his head so that any witnesses who reported back would not be believed.
The Open-Air Wax Museum
An odd hodgepodge of wax figures is displayed in a shopping center walkway in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Dallas, TX, United States Darr Equipment Co, one of the largest Caterpillar forklift dealerships in the United States, has launched an advanced materials handling solutions division, 54 Intralogistics. The...
Kiel, Germany Konecranes has won an order from the thyssenkrupp Marine Systems shipyard to supply 14 process cranes for a shipbuilding hall now being built in Kiel...

In the Virtual Expo

Cat NR12-14N3(L)(C) Light Reach Truck range
The new Cat NR12-14N3(L)(C) Light Reach Truck range - our most compact reach truck, ideal for use in the narrowest of warehouse aisles.

Fact of the week

During WWII, while testing the top secret and first jet-engined aircraft by Bell Aircraft, US pilot Jack Woolams donned a gorilla mask and a bowler hat on his head so that any witnesses who reported back would not be believed.
The Open-Air Wax Museum
An odd hodgepodge of wax figures is displayed in a shopping center walkway in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Northampton, United Kingdom Doosan has launched a new, range of electric reach trucks. The BR14JW 9-Series combines faster operating speeds with advanced ergonomics and greater driver comfort. As...
Lorette, France French equipment maker Haulotte has recorded a satisfying sales rise in the first half of 2021. In its statement to the market, the company notes...

In the Virtual Expo

Heavy-duty reach stackers from NC Nielsen
Our range of heavy-duty reach stackers customised to suit your application. Lifting capacity from 85 to 152 tons!

Inside Forkliftaction

This week's newsletter includes a couple of fleet expansion reports. We find these valuable because they indicate the areas of economic growth - both geographically and in industrial sectors.
But, more importantly, it's valuable to all potential buyers to see who is choosing what - and why. Clearly, some case studies reveal
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