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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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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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Latest Jobs
Kenner, Louisiana, United States
Bessemer, Alabama, United States
East Peoria, IL, United States
TBD, United States
Machinery-onQ Listings
Fantuzzi SPREADER-SF31
  • FantuzziSPREADER-SF31
  • 2001 | Used - Sale
  • Germany
  • EUR 25,000
Brand-Unknown 40.000KG-SPREADER
  • Brand-Unknown40.000KG-SPREADER
  • 2017 | Used - Sale
  • Germany
  • EUR 22,000
Kalmar SEITENSPREADER
  • KalmarSEITENSPREADER
  • 2004 | Used - Sale
  • Germany
  • EUR 7,000
Meyer DREIFACHPALETTENGABEL6-5612N
  • MeyerDREIFACHPALETTENGABEL6-5612N
  • 2014 | Used - Sale
  • Germany
  • EUR 2,000
Svetruck 320
  • Svetruck320
  • 2008 | Used - Sale
  • Germany
  • EUR 18,000
Jungheinrich ERC212
  • JungheinrichERC212
  • 2014 | Used - Sale
  • Germany
  • EUR 4,200
Svetruck SPREADER
  • SvetruckSPREADER
  • 1993 | Used - Sale
  • Germany
  • EUR 25,000
Elme 558-5293
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  • 2003 | Used - Sale
  • Germany
  • EUR 15,000
Kalmar BRAMMA-TOOLSPREADER
  • KalmarBRAMMA-TOOLSPREADER
  • 2008 | Used - Sale
  • Germany
  • EUR 20,000
Meyer DREIFACHPALETTENGABEL6-5612N
  • MeyerDREIFACHPALETTENGABEL6-5612N
  • 2015 | Used - Sale
  • Germany
  • EUR 2,000
Latest Jobs
Kenner, Louisiana, United States
Bessemer, Alabama, United States
East Peoria, IL, United States
TBD, United States