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As we prepare for a couple of weeks off, all the staff at Forkliftaction.com wish our readers, contributors, advertisers and supporters all the best for the festive season.
It’s been another interesting year, and we have seen successes, challenges, disasters, acts of kindness and a lot of professionalism in the forklift industry.
For our part, we hope that we have brought you not only information, but also a bit of entertainment and a sense of community over the past 12 months.
Thanks again for your support and we look forward to working with you again in 2014 when we return on January 2nd.
|Global News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|KION has 2020 vision|
CHINA KION wants to overtake Toyota as the world’s largest forklift manufacturer by 2020 and China has a significant role to play. In an exclusive interview with Forkliftaction.com News, KION Group’s ... [more]
|Clark to double Mexican output|
UNITED STATES Materials handling equipment maker Clark projects doubling the forklift production at its factory in San Luis Potosi in Mexico’s central region during 2014.
Dennis Lawrence, Clark Americas chief executive ... [more]
|Konecranes has ambitious plans for 2014|
SWEDEN Konecranes Lift Trucks anticipates hiring more staff next year as it works towards becoming one of the top two players in the global container handling business.
Lars Fredin, vice ... [more]
|Sunbelt Rentals shows growth|
UNITED STATES Ashtead Group plc subsidiary Sunbelt Rentals of Fort Mill experienced dramatic growth during the six months ended 31 October. Total sales jumped to USD1.1 billion (GBP711.5 million) from USD913.2 million ... [more]
|NMHG Europe moves to larger premises|
UNITED KINGDOM The NACCO Materials Handling Group (NMHG) headquarters, serving Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), has moved to larger premises in Frimley, Surrey in the UK, incorporating the Engineering Concept Centre. ... [more]
|MHEDA names MVPs|
UNITED STATES The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) has named first-time and repeat winners of its Most Valuable Partner (MVP) status and is evaluating as many as 15 others.
Less ... [more]
|Irish forklift firm wins substantial order|
IRELAND Aisle-Master Ltd beat competitors Translift Bendi and Fleixi Narrow Aisle to win a tender to provide UK haulage firm Eddie Stobart with a new articulated forklift fleet.
The Irish ... [more]
|EnerSys launches Convert to Electric program|
Energy solutions provider EnerSys is starting a US program to educate and help users convert their forklift fleets to electric battery power from internal combustion.
The Convert to Electric ... [more]
|Movers & Shakers|
Sany America Inc, Konecranes, Jungheinrich UK Ltd, Integrated Systems Design, Toyota Material Handling Europe, [more]
UK firm tips rising sales
- Tipton, United Kingdom
FLTA signs up to new code
- Alton, United Kingdom [more]
STILL introduces new trucks
- Hamburg, Germany
Logitrans modifies highlifter
- Ribe, Denmark
Trucks with forklift channels
- Akron, OH, United States
Crown introduces new stacker
- New Bremen, OH, United States
TICO adds to lineup
- Tokyo, Japan
Narrow Aisle’s broader range
- Tipton, United Kingdom [more]
|Industry shows off at CeMAT India|
INDIA Over 100 companies are showcasing their products and services at the Pragati Maidan exhibition centre in New Delhi at CeMAT INDIA 2013 this week.
“CeMAT INDIA’s broad portfolio offers ... [more]
|Judge sentences owner of hidden forklift|
UNITED STATES Judge D Brock Hornby sentenced Patrick Doyon to 45 days in prison and one year of supervision after completion of his incarceration time. The decision was rendered at a 16 ... [more]
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|Save money with Long Reach remanufactured attachments|
Remanufactured and used attachments have the quality that you expect from Long Reach attachments, at significant savings over the price of a new attachment. Each remanufactured attachment is factory tested and certified with six month warranty. [more]
|Jungheinrich: Complete ICE Truck fleet now Made in Germany|
At bauma 2013 Jungheinrich has been showcasing its internal combustion engine (ICE) trucks from its 6 model series, with a load capacity of six to nine tonnes. [more]
|Wine Industry Network awards Cascade for Wine Barrel Handler|
Cascade Corporation proudly accepted a WINovation award for their Wine Barrel Handler from the Wine Industry Network (WIN) last week in Santa Rosa, California. [more]
|Niuli: last great chance from China’s Forklift Industry|
When NIULI chose to enter the forklift truck market, it took a long-term view, aiming for sustainable growth. NIULI invests significant sums in equipment, engaging talents, improving internal management, studying the market situation carefully and developing a long-term vision. [more]
|Lencrow supports The Smith Family Toy & Book Appeal|
Lencrow is proudly supporting the Smith Family Toy & Book Appeal, which is in its 91st year, by donating the use of material handling equipment for their Christmas Packing and Distribution Centres in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. [more]
|See over 800 exhibits at LET 2014|
The 5th Guangzhou International Logistics Equipment and Information Exhibition and the 11th Guangzhou International Brand Forklifts and Accessories exhibition, held on June 18 to 20, 2014 in Guangzhou, China, will showcase over 800 exhibits and will welcome 100,000 professional buyers. [more]
|Customer demand drives continuous improvements for CAM Attachments|
CAM has made improvements to its paper roll and bale clamps, as well as their four-fork positioners, in order to increase the product durability and meet the customers’ increasing demand for reliable attachments. [more]
|Safety First (Blog)|
FROM OUR INDEPENDENT SAFETY EXPERTS
|Danny Maron: Ignorance is bliss |
Trainer Danny Maron is surprised how often a key element in forklift training is neglected. [more]