Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #691

Inside Forkliftaction
- 30 Oct 2014 ( #691 )
1 min read
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
If you're in North America, you won't need any reminder that tomorrow is Halloween. But for people in other countries, there will no doubt be some confusion about the fancy dress, the trick-or-treating, bonfires and scary stories. For those unfamiliar, October 31 is All Hallows' Eve or All Saints' Eve, an annual observance of the dead - including saints, martyrs and all the faithful departed believers. Like many religious festivals, the real meaning has been lost in the commercialisation of the event. It's now about costumes, candy and carved pumpkins. Of course, this has nothing to do with forklifts, but may explain some of the antics in some countries for those who aren't quite sure of what's going on. And on that note, back to the news ....
Vancouver, BC, Canada Delta-Q Technologies has announced the shipment of its four millionth battery charger. With each charger representing the potential to save one metric ton of emissions, this significant milestone equates...
Australia Tompkins Robotics, a leading global provider of autonomous mobile robot (AMR) fulfilment solutions, has partnered with Primary Sight, a digital warehousing solutions expert, to bring a local presence to...

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Almere, Netherlands Hangcha has opened a new division, Hangcha Netherlands B.V., in Almere to service the European market. As Hangcha’s first overseas parts and service centre and product experience centre, Hangcha...
Bergheim, Austria Palfinger AG has acquired the 35% minority interest in Guima Palfinger S.A.S. (Guima) held by Compagnie Générale Vincent S.A.S., ensuring it now controls 100% of the company.  Guima, headquartered...

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TYRI INTELLilight
INTELLilight connects work lights in a closed wireless network allowing advanced functions without additional cables. Units are registered to an app and/or remote, to control/program them individually.

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national accounts manager
Hyundai Material Handling North America, United States
district sales manager
Hyundai Material Handling North America, United States
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Hyundai Material Handling North America, United States
president
Kalmar Automation Solutions, Finland
Cannock, United Kingdom Briggs Equipment has completed the acquisition of powered access equipment specialists Access Plus and its sister company, TrainingPlus, a nationwide training and skills provider.  Operating from three sites in...
Irving, TX, United States Slate River Systems, Inc. (SRSI) and Dematic have signed an integrator relationship agreement. SRSI will now be a certified integrator of all Dematic equipment.  SRSI is known for its...

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