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Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 ( #623 )
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Attachment makers merge
Forbach, France
Bolzoni Auramo Sarl and Meyer Sarl have joined to form Bolzoni Sarl.
The combination of Bolzoni Auramo and Meyer products will allow the new company to offer customers an extensive range of forklift attachments, lift tables and forks.
Attachment makers Bolzoni Auramo and Meyer also joined forces in Italy this year ( News #607).

Mentor course complies with code
Chesterfield, United Kingdom

Mentor Training says its Managing Forklift Operations course complies with the UK Health & Safety Executive’s third edition of the Approved Code of Practice for the use of rider-operated forklifts, released this year.
Managing Forklift Operations covers relevant legislation, responsibilities under law, potential penalties and key safety principles like stability characteristics and pre-shift checks.
The new edition of the code has added emphasis placed on the training of managers and supervisors, and stipulates those in supervisory roles be sufficiently trained to identify potential hazards in everyday forklift operations.

TMHE receives award
London, United Kingdom

Toyota Material Handling Europe (TMHE) has received the 2013 Computer Weekly European User Award in Enterprise Software at the Cloud World Forum in National Hall Olympia, London.
TMHE’s Toyota I_Site was recognised for advancing fleet management. It collects data from the forklift, and sends it to a central database via wireless technology and regular mobile networks, without requiring the installation of software or hardware at customer premises. The data, containing detailed engineering, financial and administrative information about each truck in operation, is then analysed by the customer over a web interface.

NMHG green credentials recognised
Nijmegen, The Netherlands

The NACCO Materials Handling Group plant in Nijmegen, The Netherlands has won a Dutch environmental award — Milieuprijs Westenweurt 2013.
"The jury found evidence that the culture in NACCO Materials Handling BV helps to handle a process for a sustainable future — for the environment and also for our people," says plant manager Wim van Dam. NACCO Materials Handling BV beat 25 other companies to be recognised as the most environmentally friendly company in the industrial area of the east of the country.

Camoplast Solideal wins Toyota award
Columbus, IN, United States

Camoplast Solideal has received a 2012 Toyota Safety, Environment, Quality, Cost and Delivery (SEQCD) Award.
For the past eight years, Camoplast Solideal has been a primary supplier of ‘Hi-Performance’ Solideal material handling tyres and wheels for Toyota forklifts. Camoplast Solideal was the only tyre and wheel supplier to receive a 2012 SEQCD Award from Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturing Inc (TIEM).
Camoplast Solideal representatives received the award at the recent TIEM’s Supplier Conference held at Toyota’s US headquarters in Columbus, Indiana.
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