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Wednesday, 15 May 2019
Branchburg, NJ, United States Kinedyne, a world-leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of cargo control technologies, has appointed Roger Perlstein as its new vice president - sales and marketing. Perlstein brings more than 20 years of sales and marketing management experience to his new post, much of it in the industrial, manufacturing and transportation sectors. His credentials include masters degrees in both technology management-marketing and ... [ Read more ]
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Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Crown Equipment Corporation recently honoured its top-performing distributors in Latin America and the Caribbean. Five distributors earned Ascent Awards for delivering outstanding sales and service performance results in 2018. The 2018 Ascent Award winners are Distribuidora LARCE S.A. (Costa Rica); IMEQ Dominicana, S.R.L. (Dominican Republic); Lift Trucks & Parts, Inc. (Puerto Rico); Momatt S.A. de C.V. (Mexico); and Montacargas y Accesorios de Nicaragua, S.A. (Nicaragua). This is the sec ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 15 May 2019
The Hoppecke Group has created a new division for its lithium-ion storage technology business. Known as Intilion, the new division is based in Zwickau and Paderborn, Germany. It oversees all Hoppecke Group activities relating to its new lithium-ion storage technology. Hoppecke has seen huge growth in demand for its lithium-ion storage technology over recent years and continues to invest heavily in R&D capabilities in this area. The creation of Intilion, as a new, modern and agile company with ... [ Read more ]
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Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Toyota Material Handling USA has launched its new AICHI Vertical Mast Lift aerial work platforms to the market. The AICHI Vertical Mast Lifts feature multi-stage post-style masts providing high lift heights in a compact unit that fits through a standard doorway. They offer platform heights of 12 ft. (3.5 m) and 16 ft. (5 m) with a standard platform extension that provides an additional 15 in. (38 cm) for hard-to-reach locations. The new AICHI product comes with a zero-degree turn radius f ... [ Read more ]
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Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Jungheinrich and Riwal will work together in the future on an international scale to rent their equipment. Jungheinrich will use Riwal aerial work platforms for logistics centres, while Riwal will be able to offer Jungheinrich forklifts to customers in other segments. The aim is to create a global one-stop-shop for forklift trucks, aerial work platforms and telehandlers, providing customers of both companies easier access to the right equipment. The program has already taken effect in The Net ... [ Read more ]
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Tuesday, 21 May 2019
AntwerpXL, the new event for the logistics of breakbulk, RoRo and heavy lift industries, has been hailed a major success. The exhibition and conference, which had its debut on 7-9 May, attracted 3,189 top decision-makers from 59 countries through the doors, including visitors from Caterpillar, Solvay, Shell, Tata Steel, Siemens, ArcelorMittal and Thyssenkrupp. Jacques Vandermeiren, CEO of Port of Antwerp, set the tone at the opening ceremony when he said: “Breakbulk is back in Antwerp; it’s c ... [ Read more ]
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Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Konecranes Lift Trucks has launched a new empty container handler with a double stack capacity of up to 11 tons. The SMV ECC 6/7 110 DS joins the extensive Konecranes fleet. Dubbed the “No limitations Empty Container Handler”, it makes full use of the ELME 580 Innovation, an 11 T telescopic side lift spreader for handling two empty containers simultaneously. With horizontal lifting hooks and side clamps, loads are always secure and safe. Specifically designed for heavy-duty double handli ... [ Read more ]
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Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Cascade Corporation will acquire Scandinavian fork manufacturer Scana Steel Booforge AB from Incus Investors ASA as a wholly owned subsidiary. Scana is a world-leading manufacturer of customised and large forklift forks, making models with capacities up to 150 T, as well as free-form forging for demanding applications that require extreme strength. The company has been in operation for over 350 years, which has allowed it to cultivate significant materials expertise and standards of quality. ... [ Read more ]
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Tuesday, 21 May 2019
A new forklift dealer group has been established in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. H&K Equipment Group is “an affiliation of eight independent companies united under common ownership”. The H&K Equipment Group brings each of these companies together for the first time to showcase the full reach and scope of their products and services, the company says in a statement. "We have eight companies operating in overlapping markets," says Peter Cicero, vice-president of H&K Equipment. "Each of our com ... [ Read more ]
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Tuesday, 21 May 2019
A man has suffered major injuries when a forklift fell onto him in Industry, California. The accident occurred in the 100 block of North Baldwin Park Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Crews freed the victim, a man about 30 years old whose arm was reportedly pinned, and he was airlifted to a trauma centre, according to local television reports. It is understood the forklift fell off a loading dock. [ Read more ]
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Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Singapore Post and Synagie Corporation will collaborate to provide on-demand warehousing and fulfillment solutions to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore and South East Asia. The region’s SMEs will now be able to utilise state-of-the-art warehousing and fulfillment services provided by SingPost subsidiary Quantium Solutions, and powered by Synagie’s cloud commerce platform. The partnership will enable SMEs to capitalise on the strong growth in e-commerce order volumes, whil ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 15 May 2019
Thousands of businesses operating forklifts may, unknowingly, be falling foul of the law over their Thorough Examinations, according to industry leaders. Studies have shown that 93% of managers overseeing lifting operations believe that their Thorough Examination, as the name suggests, checks their entire truck. However, CFTS, the body behind a national standard for the Thorough Examination of forklifts, feels it couldn’t be further from reality. CFTS chairman Geoff Martin explains: “Mo ... [ Read more ]
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Saturday, 4 May 2019
TVH in the Americas (TVH), a leading provider of quality replacement parts and accessories for the materials handling and industrial equipment industries, has moved into a larger facility in Mississauga, Ontario. The move, according to the company, is part of an “ongoing effort to improve logistics and service to customers”. The new warehouse spans 100,000 sqft. (9,000 sqm), allowing TVH to increase the amount of inventory it is able to keep on hand. The new space also has an enhanced ‘ ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 15 May 2019
The KION Group is forging ahead with its KION 2027 Strategy and investing in future growth. "The clear focus on our strategy, which was launched last year, has enabled us to substantially enhance our product and service portfolio and maintain our path of growth of previous years; we have delivered," says Gordon Riske, CEO of KION Group AG. In a speech to shareholders, Riske spoke of the group’s focus on digitalisation, an area where the KION Group has taken some decisive measures over the ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 15 May 2019
Manufacturer Gaugler & Lutz is using automated Hubtex sideloaders to maximise productivity at its new logistics centre in Aalen-Ebnat (Nord) in Germany. The leading supplier of core materials and products for lightweight manufacturing has installed a 12 m-high cantilever racking system spanning 2,200 sqm, creating enough storage space for roughly 2,500 pallets. The pallets are transported around the warehouse by two MQ 30 electric multidirectional sideloaders. The sideloaders transport goods ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 15 May 2019
Motrac Handling & Cleaning has been appointed as the exclusive importer of Linde Material Handling products for Belgium. Motrac has, to date, been the exclusive distributor of Linde products in Belgium, with the exception of East and West Flanders. Van den Dorpe Material Handling was previously the exclusive distributor of these products for those regions, but as of 31 May 2019, Motrac and Van den Dorpe MH will cease their collaboration, which means that the Linde dealer agreement betwee ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 15 May 2019
Rushlift GSE, the specialist airport ground support equipment subsidiary of Doosan Industrial Vehicles UK, has announced plans to invest GBP2.2 million (USD2.8 million) in its national short-term rental fleet over 2019/20. The investment represents the largest short-term rental equipment spend for the company to date and will expand Rushlift GSE’s short-term rental fleet to over 500 units. The entire fleet is less than four years old and is available for short- or long-term hire. Along wit ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 15 May 2019
JCB is celebrating its biggest single order from leading equipment rental business Nixon Hire as it invests in a brand new telehandler machine fleet worth almost GBP14 million (USD18 million). North East-based Nixon Hire has signed a deal for 235 JCB Loadalls which will join the fleet at its depots across the UK. The deal further strengthens the relationship between Nixon Hire and dealer Scot JCB and includes the full range of JCB models, including the 6 m 525-60 and the 20 m 540-200. ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 15 May 2019
Dutch aerial work platform and telehandler rental and sales specialist Riwal is investing nearly EUR100 million (USD112 million) in its fleet during 2019. About 75% of the investment will be for fleet expansion, supporting Riwal’s international growth strategy. The remaining 25% of the investment is for fleet renewal. Riwal is acquiring over 2,000 new machines, including scissor lifts, boom lifts, telehandlers and various other niche products. The new equipment will be purchased from bran ... [ Read more ]
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Wednesday, 15 May 2019
SGL E-Commerce A/S, a part of Scan Global Logistics Group, has acquired one of the leading Scandinavian fashion fulfillment operations - IC Logistics, the logistics activity arm of Danish IC Group A/S. The final closing date of the transaction is expected to be 30 June 2019. Along with the acquisition of the high-performing 16,000 sqm fashion warehouse in Brondby on the outskirts of Copenhagen, SGL E-Commerce will also take over the responsibilities of the 47 staff working in this specialised ... [ Read more ]
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