Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #897

Inside Forkliftaction
- 8 Nov 2018 ( #897 )
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Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
More corporate reporting and more good news. This time, it's Jungheinrich which is reporting double-digit growth for the first nine months of the year.
Performance was strong in all regions, including the United States, which will come into sharp focus after this week's election results.
There is an expectation that a hostile House of Representatives will hamper President Trump's agenda, and his trade tariffs and other measures may not survive in the new political climate. But observers are more concerned about potential negative economic effects from any political paralysis.
For the materials handling sector, the silver lining is that most manufacturers have diverse offerings and multiple markets. So, if things slow down in the US, growth in other regions will help fill any gaps.
Norcross, GA, United States C & B Material Handling has acquired the assets of Jefferds Corporation and its Homestead Material Handling Company subsidiary, expanding Hyundai’s footprint in North America. With multiple dealer locations, Jefferds...
Ramos Arizpe, Mexico Skyjack has opened a new manufacturing facility in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico. The new 200,000 sqft. (18,600 sqm) plant will manufacture Skyjack’s telehandler and boom range following significant changes and...

In the Virtual Expo

NL Series 4.0T-mini 5.0TLi-ion Battery Forklift from UN Forklifts
UN Forklift's new 4.0T-mini 5.0TLi-ion Battery Forklift is part of their NL Series, using UN's internal combustion design with the tough chassis, frame, counterweight and mast.

Movers & Shakers

senior marketing manager
Tompkins Robotics, United States
chief digital officer
Wiferion, Germany
director of dealer development
Toyota Material Handling, United States
director of national accounts
Toyota Material Handling, United States
Brisbane, Qld, Australia Liebherr Container Cranes has completed its first ship-to-shore lift height increase with a new patented jacking system as part of Liebherr Transform. The operation was conducted under the supervision...
Changzhou, China Haulotte China recently hosted its 2023 Annual Dealer Meeting at its new factory in Changzhou. The meeting allowed Harry Wang, general manager of Haulotte Shanghai, to sum up 2022...

Inside Forkliftaction

The year is not even a month old, and already we are seeing increased acquisition activity in the US dealer market.
One has to ponder the reasons for this surge, and no doubt, intensifying competition is a major driver. In order to prosper, dealers need critical mass, access to multiple
...Continue Reading

In the Virtual Expo

NL Series 5-10ton Li-ion Battery Forklift from UN Forklifts
Based on the success of the 2.0-3.5 ton NL series, UN Forklift has developed this 5-10 ton Lithium Battery Counterbalance Forklift, using UN's internal combustion design.

Movers & Shakers

senior marketing manager
Tompkins Robotics, United States
chief digital officer
Wiferion, Germany
director of dealer development
Toyota Material Handling, United States
director of national accounts
Toyota Material Handling, United States
Ramos Arizpe, Mexico Skyjack has opened a new manufacturing facility in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico. The new 200,000 sqft. (18,600 sqm) plant will manufacture Skyjack’s telehandler and boom range following significant changes and...
Brussels, Belgium The European Rental Association (ERA) has released a new study, The impact of digitalisation in the equipment rental industry report , which aims to raise awareness among all rental ‎companies...

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Inside Forkliftaction

The year is not even a month old, and already we are seeing increased acquisition activity in the US dealer market.
One has to ponder the reasons for this surge, and no doubt, intensifying competition is a major driver. In order to prosper, dealers need critical mass, access to multiple
...Continue Reading