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Landscaper ‘refreshes’ Huskis
19 August 2020 - Scoresby, Vic, Australia
One of Victoria's largest landscaping businesses has added five new Toyota Huski skid steer loaders to its fleet. Warrandale Industries, a family-run business based in Scoresby, Victoria, has relied on Huski skid steer loaders since its inception and has bought 34 Huskis since 1985. Warrandale's latest order of Toyota Huski skid steer loaders comprises four 5SDK8s and a 5SDK5, and was a like-for-like replacement of its former fleet. According to director Tim Buruma: "We stick with what ...
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‘Family’ role for AWP
20 August 2020 - Clinton, MS, United States
It wasn't quite the intended use of an aerial work platform, but in COVID-19 times, tools find new uses. According to a report on WTVY, Starkville woman Jane Seale had been trying to visit her 93-year-old father, George Hill, at the Brookdale Senior Assisted Living facility in Clinton, Mississippi, but coronavirus meant visitation restrictions and her dad lives on the top floor. Her husband, Dan, rented a hydraulic lift from JWH Equipment on Highway 80 to enable Jane to visit her dad - eve ...
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Hyster-Yale revenues drop by a quarter
12 August 2020 - Cleveland, OH, United States
Hyster-Yale has released its results for the second quarter of 2020, with consolidated revenues falling 23.6% from Q2 2019 due to the impact of the global COVID-19 shutdowns, lower bookings and resulting lower shipments. The company notes that broad measures taken by governments, businesses and others around the world to limit the spread of COVID-19 had adverse effects including significant reduction or suspension of production at the company's European and, to a lesser extent, American facil ...
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KION and Quicktron in strategic partnership
12 August 2020 - Xiamen, China
KION Group has entered a strategic partnership with Quicktron, a Chinese manufacturer of autonomous mobile robots (AMR) based in Shanghai. KION also plans to acquire a minority stake of less than 10% in Quicktron. The partners have agreed not to disclose the size of the investment. Representatives from both companies recently met in Xiamen, China to sign a distribution agreement as well as a memorandum of understanding on their joint development plans. Under the agreement, Quicktron produc ...
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Wolter buys Integrity
12 August 2020 - Dayton, OH, United States
Kensar Equipment Company, a division of Wolter Group LLC, serving Indiana and Ohio, has acquired Integrity Industrial Equipment, a forklift and materials handling equipment provider in Dayton, Ohio. Integrity Industrial Equipment currently provides its surrounding communities with new and used forklifts and materials handling equipment, rentals and service repairs. In joining forces, Kensar Equipment is able to expand its footprint further into Ohio, providing even more businesses with a ...
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Paletrans grows in tough conditions
12 August 2020 - Cravinhos, Brazil
Brazilian materials handling equipment manufacturer Paletrans Forklifts has notched up significant growth in the first half of 2020, with sales up 7% compared to the same period in 2019. CEO Denis Dutra de Oliveira notes the growth comes despite the COVID-19 pandemic, driven by the increased demand from 'essential activities' customers. "The scenario caused by the pandemic was the main factor that affected our projections in the first half. On the other hand, about 60% of our customers´ p ...
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LiuGong expands US network
12 August 2020 - Katy, TX, United States
Ranko Equipment of Des Moines, Iowa has been appointed an authorised dealer of the LiuGong North America forklift product line. Eva Erixon, Ranko Equipment president and co-founder, says the line of forklifts offered through LiuGong North America adds to a full range of solutions Ranko provides its customers, many representing the agriculture industry. "We take a pride in our service department that is very responsive to our customers' needs," Erixon adds. "Ranko is committed to offering ...
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Movers & Shakers
13 August 2020
Columbus, IN, United States Brett Wood, the president and CEO of Toyota Material Handling North America (TMHNA), was recently appointed to senior executive officer of TMHNA's parent company, Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO). Wood becomes the only non-Japanese TICO executive. Wood, a 31-year veteran of Toyota, will maintain his current responsibilities at TMHNA in addition to his new role as an officer o ...
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Equipment Depot starts consulting
12 August 2020 - Houston, TX, United States
Equipment Depot, America's largest materials handling and equipment rental dealer group, has announced the formation of a specialised division dedicated to engineering transformative warehouse and automation solutions for manufacturing, warehousing and distribution facilities. EQ Solutions promises to help businesses evolve their warehouse operations by designing and implementing integrated solutions with the right equipment, racking, automated systems and advanced technology to maximise pro ...
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Logistics body urges Brexit planning
12 August 2020 - Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
As the economy starts to recover after the COVID-19 pandemic, Logistics UK is urging organisations to prepare for the UK's departure from the EU at the end of the year. "Around 200,000 UK businesses currently trade with Europe, and it is imperative that they protect their supply chains as the UK completes its departure from the EU," says Elizabeth de Jong, director of policy at Logistics UK. "While the government continues its negotiations with the EU with the aim of achieving a Free Trade ...
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