Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #993

Inside Forkliftaction
- 24 Sep 2020 ( #993 )
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Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
We recently noted the large volume of new products hitting the market, and it looks like the trend is continuing. This week, we again highlight a few new offerings in various materials handling categories, showing the resilience and resourcefulness of the industry. Despite slowing orders and sales in many markets, it looks like the manufacturers are planning for the future - continuing their R&D and maintaining the pace of their model roll-outs. One has to wonder, however, if the pace of product announcements is also influenced by the cancellation of many trade shows. In the absence of deadlines attached to the shows, manufacturers are free to release new models when they are ready, rather than at a time determined by the events calendar.
United Kingdom Bobcat has become the latest manufacturer to step up its used equipment sales, with the launch of Bobcat Certified, the company’s new certified pre-owned program. Following a successful pilot...
Sint-Niklaas, Belgium Doosan has launched the NXS Series, an enhanced value range of four-wheel diesel-powered counterbalance forklifts. The new line is positioned between the high-spec D25S-9, for heavy-duty applications, and the...

In the Discussion Forums

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.
Auckland, New Zealand Jungheinrich has acquired Industrial Truck Sales New Zealand Forklifts (ITS Forklifts) and established its 41st sales unit in New Zealand. The company will distribute its entire portfolio through the...
Lexington, KY, United States Clark Material Handling Company has launched the S40-60 IC pneumatic forklift.  Built in capacities of 8,000 to 12,000 lb. (3,600 – 5,400 kg), this latest addition to the S-series was...

In the Discussion Forums

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.
Ljungby, Sweden Sweden’s Camblift has launched its first product, a reachstacker that can be driven on clean energy – electric or diesel. Specifications are not revealed, but CEO Carl-Olof Eckerbom promises “high...
Frimley, United Kingdom Hyster has launched its new A Series forklift series, with the H2.0-3.5A internal combustion models now available.  The newly released models replace the Hyster Fortens and XT lift trucks...

Inside Forkliftaction

Two recent trends are again evident this week. The first is the rise of refurbished equipment as we report on two manufacturers offering certified used equipment. That, of course, is partly a result of supply shortages and delays for new machines.
The second is the roll-out of new models, which
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