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RIP Heinz Helmut Kempkes
16 September 2020 - Remscheid, Germany
Heinz Helmut Kempkes, the entrepreneur and senior director of crane manufacturer Kuli, died on 13 August 2020 at the age of 72. Over five decades, Kempkes used his great creative power at Kuli Hebezeuge and managed the company founded by his father in Duisburg in 1947 with responsibility and foresight. In 1975, after completing his studies, Kempkes joined his father's company and became managing partner in 1982. In addition to his regional engagements, such as spokesman for the Junior C ...
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TMHA adds high-tonnage electrics
16 September 2020 - Moorebank, NSW, Australia
Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) has added four new counterbalance forklifts to its line-up. The company has introduced the 9FBMT Traigo, which is a top-of-the-range, heavy-duty dedicated-electric counterbalance forklift in the form of 6 T, 7 T and 8 T capacities (9FBM60T, 9FBM70T, 9FBM80T and 9FBH80T, respectively). Previously, TMHA's dedicated battery-electric models covered 1-5 T capacities. The new additions open vast opportunities for businesses seeking to reduce their e ...
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Hyster expands electric range
16 September 2020 - Surrey, United Kingdom
Hyster Europe has extended its range of electric counterbalance forklifts with the introduction of nine new three- and four-wheel forklift models for lifts up to 3.5 T. The Hyster J1.5-3.5UT four-wheel and J1.6-2.0UTT three-wheel electric forklifts are the latest models to join the Hyster UT series. Designed to be simple to use and easy to maintain, the new electric Hyster trucks provide affordability and reliability across industry. "A familiar automotive layout alongside superb manoeuvra ...
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Father kills son in forklift accident
16 September 2020 - Pella, Greece
A 10-year-old boy was killed in the village of Rizo in Pella, northern Greece
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Haulotte hit hard by COVID-19
9 September 2020 - L'Horme, France
Haulotte has released its results for the first half of 2020, revealing dramatic declines. Company executives confirm the COVID-19 health crisis has impacted the vast majority of the group's activities in all regions of the world since the beginning of 2020. The first effects were felt in China in January, forcing the group to halt its commercial and industrial activities in this country. Then, further impacts were felt from March in Europe and April in North and Latin America. Against this u ...
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Hubtex forms Australian subsidiary
9 September 2020 - Sydney, NSW, Australia
Hubtex's German head office has taken over its Australian distributor, Hubtex Australia, acquiring all the shares held by the previous owner. The acquisition, after 25 years of operation in the local market, will enable the forklift manufacturer to significantly expand its business operations in Australia and pursue an international growth strategy, even in the current economic crisis. The previous owner of Hubtex Australia, Bill Parry, who founded Parry Forklifts in 1995, will stay activ ...
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G&W orders up big
9 September 2020 - Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Freightliner and Pentalver, subsidiaries of Genesee & Wyoming (G&W), have made a significant investment in 75 new lifting and handling machines from the Briggs Equipment Big Trucks product offering. The new machines, which include Hyster reachstackers and empty container handlers and Terberg terminal tractors, will be deployed at G&W UK's container terminals. The initial batch of equipment was recently delivered, with the additional 40 machines to follow in the coming months. In partnerin ...
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Movers & Shakers
9 September 2020
Louisville, MS, United States Sudden Service has appointed Heath Behel as the new aftermarket product manager for Taylor Trak Pro. Behel was product manager of Vision Plus for over eight years and now will be also managing this division for Taylor Trak Pro. Behel is a graduate of Mississippi State University and holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. He began his Taylor career working with front end de ...
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Briggs & Stratton switches to Li-ion
9 September 2020 - Wauwatosa, WI, United States
US small engine manufacturer Briggs & Stratton has switched to lithium-ion batteries as it consolidated its US distribution centres. In 2019, the company merged its smaller warehouses across the US into two large distribution centres and switched forklift fleets at both locations to Li-ion batteries from previously used lead-acid batteries. About 10 years ago, the company started to experiment with an alternative charging pattern of the wet-cell batteries of its materials handling fleet t ...
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Brewer relies on clamps for growth
9 September 2020 - Northumberland, United Kingdom
The largest independent brewer in the North East of England has fitted Keg Clamp attachments provided by B&B Attachments to its fleet of Jungheinrich forklifts. Camerons Brewery, established by John William Cameron in Hartlepool, County Durham in 1865, needed to update its logistics processes to keep up with the ongoing growth of the business, together with the fast pace of the industry. The brewery can produce up to 1.5 million hL and depends on a fast and efficient end-of-line logistics ...
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  • Germany
  • EUR 7,000
Meyer DREIFACHPALETTENGABEL6-5612N
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Svetruck SPREADER
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Svetruck 320
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Meyer DREIFACHPALETTENGABEL6-5612N
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