Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #667

Inside Forkliftaction
- 15 May 2014 ( #667 )
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Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
One of the media releases we didn't run this week was about the use of materials handling equipment at the Spanish Grand Prix. We ignored it because it was not news: the use of forklifts at sporting events is very common. As it is in cultural events, social occasions and other walks of life.
It's a sign of the importance of materials handling that we are no longer surprised to see a forklift in the parking lot of a shopping centre, or buzzing around a conference facility.
Of course, that doesn't mean that we don't want to hear about unusual applications of the technology, so keep those coming.
Safety in operations is gaining increasing attention these days. Potential risks associated specifically with warehouses and production areas are becoming especially apparent at times when goods handling is extremely busy. However, the growing portfolio of safety solutions from Linde Material Handling (MH) can assist.
When the premier manufacturing and supply chain trade event of 2023, ProMat, returns to Chicago on March 20, it will include over 1000 exhibits and a comprehensive Educational Conference of over 150 sessions.
Lauren Fiochetta, Tompkins Robotics
Robert Gibbons, Wiferion
Bill Byrd, Toyota Material Handling
Dan Kossow, Toyota Material Handling
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