Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #685

Inside Forkliftaction
- 18 Sep 2014 ( #685 )
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Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
They say nostalgia isn't what it used to be. But at least in the forklift industry, we're seeing a lot of anniversaries at the moment. Maybe it's a sign of the growing maturity of the equipment, because we're seeing business and people who have been in the sector for five decades or more. Take, for example, this week's item about Equipco which is marking its 70th year with the Hyster brand.
If you're approaching an anniversary of note, why not share it with our readers. Email the details to us, and we'll do the rest.

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From 1912 to 1948, gold, silver and bronze medals were awarded for literature, architecture, sculpture, painting, and music as part of the modern Olympic Games. Art works were required to be inspired by athletic endeavors. After heated debate about their place in the games, the art events were eventually removed. The 151 medals awarded were officially stricken from the Olympic record.