Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #619

Inside Forkliftaction
- 6 Jun 2013 ( #619 )
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Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
From time to time we use this space to talk about ourselves, and this week we can share some new statistics on our audience growth. Firstly, we are rapidly approaching 55,000 subscribers globally. Our website, meanwhile, has passed another milestone, with over 10 million page views in the last month.
Forklift end-users (including fleet managers) remain our largest audience segment (42%), ahead of dealers (36%) and manufacturers (19%). In fact, there's been a subtle shift, with more end-users reading the newsletter - and a slightly smaller proportion of dealers.
Watch this space for our next achievement and details of our changing demographics.
Ramos Arizpe, Mexico Skyjack has opened a new manufacturing facility in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico. The new 200,000 sqft. (18,600 sqm) plant will manufacture Skyjack’s telehandler and boom range following significant changes and...
Lawrence, MA, United States Abel Womack has purchased the assets and customer base of NECO Systems, a Connecticut-based forklift and materials handling organisation for nearly 27 years. Tom Franceskino, NECO president and former...

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