SENSiA ES released in UK
West Midlands, United Kingdom
Mitsubishi SENSiA ES
Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks has expanded its range with the addition of the new SENSiA ES 1.4-1.6 T reach truck.
Designed for light and medium applications, the ES is built on the same technology that drives the SENSiA EM and SENSiA EX, reaching heights of up to 7.5 m.
It is available for hire or purchase from the Red Diamond Distribution network - the exclusive UK importers for Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks - which has 18 outlets nationwide.
OneCharge launches new batteries
Irvine, CA, United States
OneCharge has added two new series of batteries to its product line for the most widely used electric forklifts and pallet jacks. Both American Standard and Pallet Jack Series batteries are built with LFP cells, making these batteries some of the most efficient and long-lasting on the market today.
"The OneCharge American Standard lithium battery is a true workhorse of the American economy. A standard lithium battery that gets you extraordinary results," says OneCharge president Tim Karimov. "This product is designed to fit most applications of Class I, II, and III materials handling equipment.
"We've added the 4500 Pallet Jack Series lithium batteries to better serve the needs of our customers in this specific segment of materials handling equipment. These lithium batteries are made for electric 4,500 lb. (2,000 kg) pallet jacks. They are ideal for any warehouse, manufacturing, and box truck delivery applications."
OTTO adds heavy AMR
Kitchener, ON, Canada
OTTO Motors has launched the next generation of its heavy-class AMR. The new AMR, OTTO 1500, is designed to autonomously move pallet-scale loads up to 1900 kg through busy factories and warehouses. With a top speed of 2 m/s, OTTO 1500 swiftly and safely delivers more payload than any other AMR in its class.
"Maximising productivity in materials handling is really about moving more materials, faster. The new OTTO 1500 has been designed to provide the highest throughput, all without compromising safety," says Jay Judkowitz, OTTO Motors' VP of product. "We analysed every detail affecting AMR productivity and challenged ourselves to do more. We developed a patent-pending adaptive safety fieldset that improves average vehicle speed. We've designed superchargers to minimise time spent charging. We even made maintenance faster with easy access panels. Every detail of the OTTO 1500 has been crafted to maximise productivity."
OTTO 1500 along with its small and mid-sized counterparts OTTO 100 and OTTO 750 are operated by the company's industry-leading control software that has over three million hours of driving experience.
Toyota introduces new solutions
Columbus, IN, United States
Mouse and Mole AGC
Toyota Material Handling (TMH) has launched the Mouse and Mole Automated Guided Carts (AGCs) to deliver repeatable and dependable results that reduce downtime and maximise productivity.
"The Mouse and Mole are equipped with the latest guidance technology, allowing them to be seamlessly integrated into any operation where automation can be used to enhance productivity," says Tony Miller, TMH senior vice president of operations and engineering. "The precision and efficiency of these automated products will help customers reduce wasted time, labour and space."
Ideal for assembly lines, manufacturing plants, distribution centres, warehouses or any environment reliant on predictable, on-time delivery and pickup of materials, the new Mouse and Mole AGCs are available in six models with capacities of up to 4,400 lb. (1,995 kg). Both automated carts operate using wireless connectivity, and state-of-the-art navigation technology keep the AGCs on task. High-strength magnetic tape guidance provides simple, quick installation while minimising the likelihood of interference from magnetic fields. Laser obstacle scanners with 15 programmable views and unique RFID markers help ensure reliable performance for minimal downtime and disruption.