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Industry Profile
Company: Keytroller
16 May 2006 - Tampa, FL, United States
Keytroller Inc was established in 1997 after founder Terry Wickman recognised a need in the industry for a reliable supplier of electronic devices that would improve equipment safety and performance. The focal point of Keytroller's products is the Keytroller vehicle mounting system. Keytroller also offers the Speedtroller and Speed-saver digital speedometers.
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Who will buy Linde materials handling?
11 May 2006 - HAMBURG, Germany
Rumours of a possible Linde materials handling sale ended this week when Linde AG announced it had appointed Credit Suisse to investigate an initial public offering (IPO) for its forklift business. Since Linde announced its bid for British gas group BOC in January, speculation has abounded that Linde's forklift business would be sold to raise capital for the acquisition. Linde had previously denied reports it had hired New York-headquartered investment bank Morgan Stanley to sell the forklift ...
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CARB tackles emissions again
11 May 2006 - SACRAMENTO, CA, United States
by US correspondent Roger Renstrom The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has made a second attempt to adopt emission standards for off-road large spark ignition (LSI) engines, including those powering forklifts. Exempting small fleet operators' equipment is a big change from last year's proposal. In December, Sacramento-based CARB discontinued efforts to proceed with earlier proposals after numerous delays bogged the process. The state's Administrative Procedures Act requires implem ...
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Pharmaceutical group buys Nissan importer
11 May 2006 - SYDNEY, Australia
Zuellig Group, a world-leading pharmaceutical distributor, has branched out into the Australian forklift business, buying Nissan forklift importer Powerlift Nissan. Zuellig already owns New Zealand's largest importer, distributor and retailer of agricultural and industrial equipment, CB Norwood Distributors, and Loadlift Equipment Ltd, a Nissan forklift distributor in New Zealand. Zuellig Group's industrial equipment group CEO Kim Campbell said the acquisition provided a natural alignment ...
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Clark retiree pleads guilty, avoids trial
11 May 2006 - LEXINGTON, KY, United States
A retired Clark vice president has pleaded guilty to lying to federal agents investigating illegal forklift parts shipments to Iran last year. Tatum's attorney Jeffrey Kent Wicker said David SC Tatum, 70, who retired from Clark last year, could face five years' jail, although probation was possible, according to a Lexington Herald-Leader report. "David Tatum is one of the finest gentlemen I've had the pleasure of knowing," Wicker said. Tatum regretted the incident and pleaded guilty to spa ...
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Non-striking Finning workers get pay rise
11 May 2006 - VANCOUVER, Canada
British Columbia and Yukon hourly employees of Finning International Inc's Canadian division have approved a new three-year collective agreement, expiring in April 2009. Ratification voting by union members ended on May 5. The agreement, covering 775 workers, provides for wage increases of 4.5 per cent in year one and four per cent each in years two and three. The agreement is retroactive to April 15, 2006, and authorises improvements in shift premiums, allowances, benefits and staffing p ...
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Finnish forklift giant coming soon
11 May 2006 - VANTAA, Finland
Toyota Industrial Equipment Finland Oy (TIEF) and BT Varastotekniikka Oy (BTVOY) will merge to form a leading player in the Finnish materials handling market, a TIEF statement said. Toyota Material Handling Finland Oy (TMHF), the new company, will offer Toyota, BT and Kalmar forklifts and Mecalux racking to Finnish customers. BTVOY is responsible for sales and service of BT warehouse equipment. Kesko Agro Ltd subsidiary Konekesko Oy has a 10 per cent shareholding in BTVOY (Forkliftaction.c ...
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Briefs
11 May 2006
Konecranes wins Spanish order HYVINKÄÄ, Finland Spanish logistics and port handling company Dragados SPL has ordered 12 rubber-tyred-gantry cranes (RTG) from KCI Konecranes for port operations in Malaga at Terminales del Sudeste. Terminales del Sudeste director general Elias Gutiérrez said Dragados chose the RTGs for their electromechanical features "that reduce maintenance costs and emissions". The crane structures will be made in Poland and the crane components in Finland. SAPO's K ...
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BT is pioneer with Powerdrive
11 May 2006 - MJÖLBY, Sweden
BT has delivered the 100,000th forklift with its concept steering handle to Deutshce Post Fleet Management GmbH. BT started developing the Powerdrive system in 1997 and introduced it on the Orion range of forklifts in 2000. Manufactured at its Mjölby plant, in Sweden, the system has remained "more or less unchanged" over the years, a BT spokesperson said. The BT Powerdrive is an advanced integrated drive and control system aimed at reducing the number of components needed to control the fo ...
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Forklift moves giant pumpkin for in-store promo
11 May 2006 - BRISBANE, Australia
An Australian fresh fruit and vegetable market used a forklift to move a gigantic pumpkin for its inaugural guess-its-weight competition. Zone Fresh Gourmet Markets, in Windsor, Brisbane, held the competition for two weeks, attracting nearly 900 entries. Zone Fresh manager Michael Roberts said many entrants had no concept of weight. "One lady just put 40kg while others measured smaller pumpkins to try to guess the pumpkin's weight. We had two old ladies ask for each other's weight. One s ...
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