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Flaming forklift doused
26 August 2020 - Hyannis, MA, United States
A forklift on the Island Lumber property caught fire after an employee operating the machine noticed smoke coming from the engine. According to the Barnstable Patriot, the fire was contained to the forklift by another Island Lumber employee before the fire department arrived. There were no injuries and the fire was extinguished before it reached any other buildings, equipment or material property. The cause of the fire was likely a malfunction of the engine, according to a fire departme ...
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KION begins work on new plant in China
19 August 2020 - Frankfurt, Germany
KION Group is expanding its business in China and has begun work on the construction of an additional plant for the production of counterbalance trucks in Jinan in Shandong Province. The project will enable the global logistics equipment supplier to extend its product portfolio for industrial trucks in one of the world's most important materials handling markets at a cost of approximately EUR100 million (USD119 million). KION Group intends to create over 800 jobs by 2025 with its new plant i ...
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JCB Finance helps hirer
19 August 2020 - Rocester, United Kingdom
An emergency payment pause from JCB has provided a lifeline to Arnold Plant Hire, which has been affected by the national COVID-19 lockdown. Like many businesses, Arnold was forced to furlough most of the team with the initial outlook uncertain. Thankfully, with customers spread over many sectors, including essential services like recycling, the majority of their 350-strong hire fleet remained on hire, with only temporary disruption. Arnold, a long-standing customer of JCB Finance, whi ...
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Ahern Iberica adds Dinolift
20 August 2020 - Madrid, Spain
Snorkel distributor Ahern Iberica is expanding its product portfolio as the new official distributor for Dinolift Oy in Spain and Portugal. Dinolift Oy is a Finnish company which produces a range of high-specification, lightweight mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) for the rental and end-user markets. The company, which was founded in 1974, exports Dino lifts to more than 40 countries. The distribution agreement with Dinolift will see Ahern Iberica offer a range of 23 Dino lifts to i ...
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Samsung Mexicana adds Flexi fleet
19 August 2020 - Tijuana, Mexico
Narrow Aisle Ltd has secured a contract to supply a fleet of its latest electric-powered Flexi LiTHiON articulated forklifts to Samsung Mexicana. The forklifts will be deployed at the company's Tijuana plant, where semi-conductor devices and electronic components for the automotive and consumer sectors are produced. In all, eight space-saving Flexi LiTHiON models - built at Narrow Aisle's manufacturing facility in the UK - are being installed, together with rapid lithium battery charging faci ...
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LiuGong adds dealer in Arizona
19 August 2020 - Katy, TX, United States
LiuGong North America's dealer expansion program continues, with the appointment of Universal Lift Systems in Arizona. Universal, of Goodyear, Arizona offers forklift services, rentals and sales of used materials handling equipment. "We're a family-owned company," says founder Keith Leabo who established the business with his wife, Jeannette. "We believe in treating our employees and customers like part of the family. Service after the sale - that's what we're known for. "We were lookin ...
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Briefs
20 August 2020
Doosan Industrial Vehicle America recognised Buford, GA, United States Doosan Industrial Vehicle America Corporation (DIVAC) is the proud recipient of the 2019 Doosan Credo Award. This highly regarded honour is presented by the Korean-based corporation to the business group that shows outstanding achievement and growth while representing the aspirations and values of Doosan. "It is through our philosophy of putting people first and constantly adapting that we continue to grow in North Americ ...
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KION adds Houston dealer
19 August 2020 - Houston, TX, United States
KION has appointed HTX Material Handling as a dealer in the Houston area of Texas. HTX offers Linde, Baoli and Dematic products alongside equipment from MasterMover and Haulotte. Managing director Dale Verseput says HTX, as a start-up, has been hiring quite aggressively, but still has a number of open positions he is "hoping to fill shortly, supporting our product support and account management teams". HTX began operations in late 2019, with its principals bringing more than 75 years of ...
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Caterpillar Tennessee dealer expands
19 August 2020 - Nashville, TN, United States
Caterpillar dealer Thompson Machinery has invested USD15 million in Thompson's Station, Tennessee to capitalise on the local construction boom. "Customer demand for new, used and rental machines continues to amaze us all," says Chet Kelley, manager at Thompson. "It's a testament to the strength of our community and the attractiveness of living in Tennessee." The new facility in Thompson's Station, just south of Franklin, covers 10,000 sqft. (930 sqm) and is specifically designed for Thomp ...
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PERC highlights forklift safety
20 August 2020 - Washington, DC, United States
The Propane Education & Research Council has released a forklift safety video, adding to its existing collection of online safety resources. The video features safety tips narrated by a propane service technician. The two-minute video demonstrates propane forklift safety tips for the refuelling process. The service technician outlines important topics including proper protective gear, how to inspect tanks for exterior damage, how to put a cylinder on a forklift and how to secure the tank. ...
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  • Netherlands
  • EUR 750
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  • EUR 750
Staxx PANTOGRAPH-STACKER
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Staxx COUNTER-BALANCE-CBES12-15-20
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