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Thursday, 11 October 2007 ( #331 )
Juake Ferrari from Nexen Lift Trucks' Brazilian dealership sealing the deal with his customer.
Juake Ferrari from Nexen Lift Trucks' Brazilian dealership sealing the deal with his customer.
Nexen expands in South America LOWESTOFT, United Kingdom Nexen Lift Trucks has received its first order for 20 of its FD25 triple mast forklifts from Brazil. Nexen director Pamela Oakes says the USD750,000 order was received by its Brazilian dealer for a customer in the container services, steel service and import and export industries. "Brazil and other major industrial countries should be a growth sector for Nexen," Oakes says, adding the company is looking to expand its worldwide dealer network. Clark raises money for pink cause LEXINGTON, KY, United States Clark Material Handling Company and its dealers have raised over USD48,000 for breast cancer group, Susan G Komen for the Cure. Clark's effort started with its pink pallet jack initiative during its 90th anniversary celebration in May. The initiative was followed by fundraising efforts through the 5km Race for the Cure in Lexington on 29 September. Manitou to launch hybrid ANCENIS, France Manitou BF is expected to launch a hybrid telehandler/tractor at Agritechnica in Hannover from 13 to 17 November. Farmers Weekly reports the company is tight-lipped about the details but the new Manitrac could be based on the Manihoe loader/backhoe hybrid machine. Heli exports climbing BEIJING, China According to China Industry Daily News, Anhui Heli Industrial Vehicle Import and Export Co Ltd says its forklift exports will grow by over 30% by the end of 2007. The company exported 922 forklifts in August and received orders for over 1,000 units. TCM adds wing to Shiga plant TOKYO, Japan TCM Corp has completed a new wing for forklift parts at its factory in Chokoji-cho, Shiga Prefecture. The new wing will boost the company's forklift transmission and axle production capacity 1.6 times, Japanese News Digest reports. The JPY2.8 billion (USD23.9 million) construction began in February.