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One of the media releases we didn’t run this week was about the use of materials handling equipment at the Spanish Grand Prix. We ignored it because it was not news: the use of forklifts at sporting events is very common. As it is in cultural events, social occasions and other walks of life.
It’s a sign of the importance of materials handling that we are no longer surprised to see a forklift in the parking lot of a shopping centre, or buzzing around a conference facility.
Of course, that doesn’t mean that we don’t want to hear about unusual applications of the technology, so keep those coming.
|Local News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|Budget - a blow or boost for business? Australasia News|
Canberra, ACT Treasurer Joe Hockey, assuring the nation ‘we had to have it’, dished out strong medicine to Australians in this week’s budget with not much sugar to help it go down. ... [more]
|CeMat Australia announced for 2015 Australasia News|
Sydney, New South Wales CeMAT, the world’s leading trade fair for intralogistics, will be launched in Sydney from 5-7 May 2015.
The event will run parallel to software show, CeBIT, which hosted 30,000 ... [more]
|Pedestrian gets partial blame for forklift injury Australasia News|
Sydney, New South Wales The Court of Appeal in New South Wales has ruled that a man, who had been hit from behind by a forklift, was partly negligent for not keeping a proper ... [more]
|Nominations open for Australia’s best in transport and logistics Australasia News|
Melbourne, Victoria Australia’s Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) is calling for nominations for its annual awards for excellence.
The categories for 2014 include safety, passenger transport, humanitarian or defence ... [more]
|Hyster forklift fleet available for hire|
Forkquip, operating since 2002, is your established specialist Forklift Rental and Maintenance, providing new and used equipment for hire (or sale). Think Forkquip for a wide range of services:
For more information - Please call us on 3271 1026.
- New Forklift Hire
Hyster forklift fleet - 2 ton to 16 ton (65 units fleet size)
2 - 16 ton units available now Carole Park
- Used Forklift Hire
2.5 - 7 ton used forklifts available now Carole Park
- Large spray painting booth for 2 pack painting
- Workshop and mobile repairs
Forkquip: email website stocklist 56 Antimony Street - Carole Park [more]
|Global News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|Trelleborg invests millions in North American plant|
SWEDEN Trelleborg Wheel Systems will open its first North American manufacturing facility dedicated to making premium radial tyres for agricultural machinery.
The USD50 million investment is expected to create about ... [more]
|Manitex, Linamar report higher sales|
CANADA For sales during the first quarter ended 31 March, Manitex International Inc has reported a 5.1% increase while Linamar Corp logged a 23.2% boost.
Manitex says it ... [more]
|JCB achieves third highest profit ever|
UNITED KINGDOM JCB has announced that it had its third most profitable year in its 68-year history in 2013.
The company’s earnings dropped from 2012’s GBP365 million (USD614 million) to GBP313 ... [more]
|Linde develops Li-ion trucks|
GERMANY Linde Material Handling is incorporating the first warehouse technology trucks to feature lithium-ion batteries into its product portfolio.
The market launch of the warehouse technology trucks featuring the ... [more]
|KION commits to labour standards worldwide|
GERMANY The KION Group is making a commitment to labour standards at its worldwide sites and employees are encouraged to report of violations and to make suggestions to improve their working ... [more]
|Swisslog adds engineering talent|
UNITED STATES Advanced materials handling automation firm Swisslog Logistics Inc is hiring 30 interns with electrical, computer and systems engineering skills for its Newport News facility.
The engineers are from Old ... [more]
|Test machines join Swedish port’s permanent fleet|
SWEDEN The award-winning Konecranes hybrid reach stacker, SMV 4531 TB5 HLT has completed a full year of field testing at the Port of Helsingborg on the south-west coast of Sweden. ... [more]
TMHE partners EU-OSHA
- Mjölby, Sweden
New forklift series in full swing
- Bedford Park, IL, United States [more]
|Dorsey accelerates through training|
UNITED STATES UniCarriers University certified Jason Dorsey on 14 March as the first master technician in its state-of-the-art educational platform’s college of technical service training program.
That follows Dorsey’s certification on ... [more]
Jungheinrich to show off Li-ion solutions
- Hamburg, Germany
Manitou says yes to environment
- Ancenis, France
EnerSys launches industry first
- Reading, PA, United States
Magni launches new telehandler
- Castelfranco Emilia, Italy [more]
|Wireless systems going on forklift fleet|
UNITED STATES Southeast Industrial Equipment Inc has ordered wireless solutions valued at USD200,000 for deployment on a forklift fleet in a plant of an unidentified major manufacturer of appliances.
ID Systems ... [more]
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|UN shows three-wheel electric forklift at CEMAT 2014|
CeMAT, the world’s leading intralogistics fair, is coming soon and we are proud to introduce UN’s U series, including the IC and Electric range, there. Among them, we’ll introduce our three-wheel electric forklift to the market. Visit us at hall 26, stand B10. [more]
|Visit Durwen Maschinenbau at CeMat 2014|
Durwen, one of the leading forklift attachment producers from Germany, will be exhibiting at CeMAT 2014 (stand K07 at Hall 26). With more than 60 years of experience in developing and producing of attachments we are the best choice for your logistic needs. [more]
|Hubtex to reveal growing trend for electric drives at CeMAT|
Hubtex will exhibit at CeMAT (open-air stand G02), and will showcase a selection of its equipment and an enhanced product range, where the trend for modern electric drives has gained further momentum. [more]
|Flexi go Continental|
Flexi Narrow Aisle - the articulated forklift truck pioneer - has signed a global supply agreement with Continental AG and all trucks across the Flexi range will now be fitted with premium Continental cushion rubber tyres. [more]
|stabau - the specialist for forklift attachments again at CeMAT|
Forklift attachment manufacturer stabau, will be exhibiting at CeMAT in Hannover (Stand H09, Hall 26). stabau will present a number of products from their range including the new bale clamp model BKZ and the new harbor clamp model HKG. [more]
|Keytroller's CYBERWATCH SMS: Cellular communication by text messages|
Keytroller’s CYBERWATCH wireless hour meter devices are available in SMS (text-by cellular) and LAN (WiFi) versions, are designed to be an easy and inexpensive way to monitor usage of equipment, schedule maintenance and “see” where the vehicle is. [more]
|BOLZONI Group at CeMAT 2014 - Hall 26 / Stand L10-L14|
Forklift truck attachment, forks and lift table manufacturer BOLZONI are exhibiting at CeMAT 2014 Stand L10-L14, Hall 26 with a galaxy of new products. We are excited to welcome visitors to present products from the Bolzoni Auramo and Meyer ranges.
|PowerBatt - unique, easy to use desulphating technology|
PowerBatt, military approved desulphating technology, is reaching out to new markets around the world. On the occasion of CeMAT exhibition, PowerBatt is offering a trial order with a 50% discount on orders received before 30th June 2014. [more]
|Forkliftaction launches live Blog: your insider eye to CEMAT 2014|
Whether you are participating in CeMAT 2014, or merely watching from the sidelines, you won’t want to miss all the live action from the world’s biggest intralogistics trade show on our CEMAT14blog: www.forkliftaction.com/cemat14 [more]
|Curtiss-Wright to exhibit range of industrial vehicle solutions at CeMAT|
Curtiss-Wright Corporation has announced that its new industrial division will be exhibiting at CeMAT, Hannover (Stand C14, Hall 26). The company will promote products from its newly-formed Industrial Group - Arens Controls, PG Drives Technology, Penny + Giles and Williams Controls. [more]
|BodyGuardT “i-Tag” proximity detection and alarm system|
The BodyGuardT “i-Tag” warning system reduces risk of collision between forklifts and pedestrians. The system helps lower risk of collision by providing a highly visible indication and human voice audible warning when someone is detected too close to the vehicle. [more]
|CAN-Enabled 2nd Generation Tactile Feedback Devices Improve Reliability|
LORD Corporation, the world’s leading supplier of commercial Magnetorheological (MR) fluid, devices and systems, has announced the availability of the second generation of its proven Tactile Feedback Devices (TFD®). See LORD at CeMAT 2014 Hall 26, Stand C12. [more]
|The new Bomaq all terrain forklift turns heads at HIRA show|
Lencrow Materials Handling released the new Bomaq B30MP all terrain forklift at the Hire and Rental show on the Gold Coast last week. The unit created a lot of interest. [more]
|Largest JENGA® Game Played with Cat® Excavators|
"Stack" pits five Cat® machines, including Excavators and Telehandlers, against a mountain of massive JENGA® blocks. See the spectacular results captured on video. [more]
|TVH hosts meet and greet at CeMAT!|
Come and join your friends from TVH, Lectura, Forkliftaction, Battery Supplies, bluebatt, wuBump and Staplerworld at Happy Hour Tuesday-Friday. Where? 'Forklift Plaza’ (Hall 25) - the place where the industry meets and networks. [more]
|Visit DFK Cabs at CeMAT for your Polycarbonate and Metal Safety Cabins|
DFK Cabs, manufacture of metal safety cabins, polycarbonate cabins for most forklift and UTV brands, will be exhibiting at CeMAT Hannover 2014 Hall 25 stand B12. [more]
|TVH-Stand at CeMAT Hannover bigger than 700 M²|
TVH, global player in the field of material handling, will be participating for the 13th time in the CeMAT Hannover, with a stand surface of no less than 718 m². The company exhibits its diversity in activities and services. [more]
|CeMAT exhibitors - gear up your business with Forkliftaction|
‘Gear Up’ your business with a Forkliftaction marketing action plan. Make an appointment to meet with the Forkliftaction sales team at CeMAT now and benefit from a free company listing in our special CeMAT exhibitor list within this release. [more]
|Get your insider guide to CeMAT early with the Lectura Messenger|
Prepare your visit well with the digital version of your CeMAT guide.
With the floorplan, complete exhibitors list, interesting show facts and industry news, the Messenger helps make your visit a success.
But that’s not all. LECTURA, a leading provider of machinery intelligence, presents a preview of its Used Forklift Report for 2014, giving market overviews, rankings and indexes for countries, forklift manufacturers and models.
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