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Wednesday, 14 Aug 2019 ( #936 )
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Crown WP3000
Crown expands online store
New Bremen, OH, United States

Crown Equipment Corporation has made the Crown WP Series pallet truck available for purchase through the Crown online store. Online orders of the truck come with free, five-day shipping and a five-year power unit and fork weldment guarantee.
"More than 10 years ago, Crown was the first major lift truck manufacturer to bring the convenience, speed and ease of online shopping to forklift purchases," says Michelle Chapman, director of marketing, Crown Equipment. "As we expand our online offering, we continue to look for new ways to provide advanced materials handling equipment and technology, when and where our customers need it most, to support their growth, cost control measures and safety and efficiency initiatives."
While the transaction takes place online, delivery of the pallet truck is coordinated through Crown’s extensive network of retail locations to enhance customer support on a local level.

Slate River aligns with Honeywell Intelligrated
Southlake, TX, United States

Slate River Systems, Inc. (SRSI), a leading materials handling systems integrator, has joined Honeywell Intelligrated’s elite network of integration partners.
The SRSI team will employ Honeywell’s extensive line of high-speed conveyor and sortation systems, automated storage and picking systems and intelligent software as essential components of their optimised distribution centre solutions.
"We are very excited to announce our partnership with Honeywell Intelligrated," says Ben York, founder of SRSI. "SRSI customers will directly benefit from the application of best-in-class systems and technologies as well as our team’s enhanced expertise gained through Honeywell’s extensive training and resource support network."
SRSI and Honeywell Intelligrated are currently partnering on several materials handling systems deployments including a large pick module optimisation project for a major national retailer that includes analysing and optimising order fulfilment operations.

Warranty extension
Hiab extends warranties
Helsinki, Finland

Hiab will extend the standard warranty to two years for all LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling crane models. The warranty will be valid globally for all cranes ordered from  1 August 2019. Terms and conditions remain the same, including the three-year warranty on steel components.
"LOGLIFT and JONSERED cranes are all about performance. The combination of well-balanced hydraulics, safety and reliability is unique in the industry. We have invested to further improve our product quality so that our customers can concentrate on running their businesses without concerns about downtime or loss of performance. The extended factory warranty is our commitment to our customers that Hiab is a safe choice year after year," says Hans Ekman, vice president forestry & recycling cranes, Hiab.
LOGLIFT offers extensive portfolios for all kinds of forestry work, ranging from handling cut-to-length timber to loading full-length logs. JONSERED offers equipment to move full-length or cut-to-length timber year-round or handling heavy recycling materials in any weather.
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