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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #562

Thursday, 26 April 2012 ( #562 )
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
There are two interesting indications of the growth of the Asian market in this week's newsletter. Firstly, KION Group is expanding its footprint in the region with establishment of a division for South Asia. The Singapore office will help support growth of the Linde, STILL and Baoli brands. Meanwhile, one of Europe's most successful used equipment vendors, Lisman, has opened a subsidiary in nearby Malaysia. The aim is to tap into Asia's growth and replicate the European operation on another continent. Both moves are consistent with indications of continued growth in Asia which, ironically, is becoming a more significant supplier of materials handling equipment to the rest of the world.
Melbourne, Vic, Australia Worksafe has confirmed that a 25-year-old stonemason died after an incident involving a forklift at a Somerton factory in Melbourne's north. It is understood the...
Sydney, NSW, Australia Royal Wolf Australia, a United Rentals Company, has acquired the container rental, sales and modification division of Price & Speed Containers. Founded in 1990, Price & Speed...

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The longest green bean ever harvested grew to a length of 121.9 cm (48.75 in). It was grown in 1996 by H. Hurley of Fuguay-Varina, North Carolina, USA.
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Vaudreuil-Dorion, QC, Canada Hangcha Forklift Canada has hosted its first annual dealers' conference at its headquarters and distribution centre in Vaudreuil-Dorion. Over 20 Hangcha forklift authorised dealers participated...
Sydney, NSW, Australia Building on its initial deployment of four Dematic automated guided vehicles (AGVs), Lactalis Australia, part of global dairy producer Lactalis, has invested in an additional...

Inside Forkliftaction

There's a strong automation theme in this week's newsletter, with two case studies showing productivity and efficiency enhancements through the adoption of AGVs and AMRs.
We also report on an Australian port leading the automation race with the addition of more automated cranes.
Interestingly, this week's news has an abundance
...Continue Reading

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December 7- 9, 2021 - Antwerp, Belgium
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Fact of the week

The longest green bean ever harvested grew to a length of 121.9 cm (48.75 in). It was grown in 1996 by H. Hurley of Fuguay-Varina, North Carolina, USA.
Handcrafted Obscure Folk Instruments
Meet India's Tharun Sekar, the man who recreates ancient musical instruments lost to time
Northumberland, United Kingdom B&B Attachments has developed a bespoke clamp forklift attachment to handle a wide range of concrete pipes and manhole chamber ring diameters and lengths safely...
Sydney, NSW, Australia Royal Wolf Australia, a United Rentals Company, has acquired the container rental, sales and modification division of Price & Speed Containers. Founded in 1990, Price & Speed...

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December 7- 9, 2021 - Antwerp, Belgium
July 19-21, 2022 - Melbourne, Australia
October 24 -30, 2022 - Munich, Germany

Inside Forkliftaction

There's a strong automation theme in this week's newsletter, with two case studies showing productivity and efficiency enhancements through the adoption of AGVs and AMRs.
We also report on an Australian port leading the automation race with the addition of more automated cranes.
Interestingly, this week's news has an abundance
...Continue Reading

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