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Thursday, 26 June 2014 ( #673 )
The Chinese Agricultural E-commerce and China Cold Chain Logistics Development Conference was held in Shanghai on 22 to 23 May.
The Chinese Agricultural E-commerce and China Cold Chain Logistics Development Conference was held in Shanghai on 22 to 23 May.
Linde joins Chinese conference Shanghai, China Linde (China) participated in the second Chinese Agricultural E-commerce and China Cold Chain Logistics Development Conference last month. The event, organised by the Chinese Electronic Commerce Association Logistics Committee and the Chinese E-commerce Logistics Enterprise Alliance, was held in Shanghai. The "convergence, co-operation and win-win, creating a new chapter in agricultural e-commerce logistics services" theme attracted over 400 visitors from well-known e-commerce enterprises, logistics companies, technology and equipment firms, senior government officials, research institutions and the media. Linde Material Handling built its first cold store protected forklift in 1960. Manitou receives award Paris, France Manitou has been recognised by the GICAT (French Land Defence and Security Industry Association) with an export award for its development abroad in the defence industry. The French equipment manufacturer offers compact, versatile, air-transportable and heavy lifting capability up to 40 T. It has provided materials handling solutions to the defence and security industry for over 30 years. Last week, Manitou participated in Eurosatory, an international land and air-land defence and security exhibition, in Paris. Manitou has over 3,200 employees, 40% of which are based outside of France. Doosan competitions for sports fans Northampton, United Kingdom Doosan Industrial Vehicle UK is running two competitions this northern summer. To celebrate South Korea's participation in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, 50 exclusively designed Doosan footballs are available to be won. Visit to enter. Doosan is also sponsoring the British Open golf tournament at the Royal Liverpool course on 13-20 July. Visit http://doosanflt.com/win-a-pair-of-tickets-to-the-2014-british-open/ to win tickets to the tournament. Dates for next Asian expo Shanghai, China Event organisers have announced that the next Intermodal Asia will take place on 24-26 March, following what they say was the successful launch of Intermodal Asia 2014 at the Shanghai World Expo Centre in April. Over 100 companies exhibited at Intermodal Asia and a program of informative conference sessions ran alongside the exhibition. "Large numbers of visitors attended the exhibition and the conference sessions and the industry feedback we have received is fantastic," says event director Sophie Ahmed. Organisers say 70% of the exhibition space has already been booked for Intermodal Asia 2015, and the event will again benefit from the support of the world's largest container manufacturer, China International Marine Containers.