Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #858

Inside Forkliftaction
- 8 Feb 2018 ( #858 )
1 min read
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
The "international" nature of this newsletter is demonstrated graphically this week. Normally produced in Brisbane, Australia before being shared with a global audience, this time, the editorial content comes to you from Hannover. Our editor is currently in Germany to judge the international forklift of the year (IFOY) competition in a process that involves a number of logistics and materials handling journalists and editors from around the globe. And while part of the content is being delivered from Europe, the rest of the team back in Australia are all doing their part to ensure that this week's offering reaches our readers everywhere, on time. What did anyone do before the Internet, email and remote access?
United Kingdom Bobcat has become the latest manufacturer to step up its used equipment sales, with the launch of Bobcat Certified, the company’s new certified pre-owned program. Following a successful pilot...
Auckland, New Zealand Jungheinrich has acquired Industrial Truck Sales New Zealand Forklifts (ITS Forklifts) and established its 41st sales unit in New Zealand. The company will distribute its entire portfolio through the...

In the Virtual Expo

PRK 180° Paper Roll Clamp Rack and pinion drive
Designed to take paper rolls in bilge position and upright, with increased ergonomics for the operator. Enables fast and safe rotation with a soft stop.
Logimat Booth B39 Hall 10.

Inside Forkliftaction

Two recent trends are again evident this week. The first is the rise of refurbished equipment as we report on two manufacturers offering certified used equipment. That, of course, is partly a result of supply shortages and delays for new machines.
The second is the roll-out of new models, which
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Fact of the week

Athletes in the ancient Olympic Games participated in the nude showing off their physical power and muscular physique as a tribute to the Greek God Zeus.
Memorium Nürnberger Prozesse - Nuremberg, Germany
A museum that chronicles the history of the Nuremberg Trials for Nazi war criminals in the building where the trials were once held.
Ljungby, Sweden Sweden’s Camblift has launched its first product, a reachstacker that can be driven on clean energy – electric or diesel. Specifications are not revealed, but CEO Carl-Olof Eckerbom promises “high...
Sint-Niklaas, Belgium Doosan has launched the NXS Series, an enhanced value range of four-wheel diesel-powered counterbalance forklifts. The new line is positioned between the high-spec D25S-9, for heavy-duty applications, and the...

Inside Forkliftaction

Two recent trends are again evident this week. The first is the rise of refurbished equipment as we report on two manufacturers offering certified used equipment. That, of course, is partly a result of supply shortages and delays for new machines.
The second is the roll-out of new models, which
...Continue Reading

In the Virtual Expo

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.

Fact of the week

Athletes in the ancient Olympic Games participated in the nude showing off their physical power and muscular physique as a tribute to the Greek God Zeus.
Memorium Nürnberger Prozesse - Nuremberg, Germany
A museum that chronicles the history of the Nuremberg Trials for Nazi war criminals in the building where the trials were once held.
Greene, NY, United States The Raymond Corporation has added a new power solution to its Energy Essentials Distributed by Raymond portfolio of batteries produced at Raymond’s facility in Greene, New York.  Partnering with...
Las Vegas, NV, United States Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating after a forklift driver died. The incident, which occurred at a warehouse, involved the accidental flipping of a forklift. OSHA investigators...

In the Virtual Expo

Cascade N-Series Integral Sideshifting Fork Positioner
Excellent visibility, featuring optional camera and laser system for precise handling and damage reduction. Sound Shield Forks and Forksetter also included on this unique unit.
Logimat Hall 10 Stand C67.

Inside Forkliftaction

Two recent trends are again evident this week. The first is the rise of refurbished equipment as we report on two manufacturers offering certified used equipment. That, of course, is partly a result of supply shortages and delays for new machines.
The second is the roll-out of new models, which
...Continue Reading