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|The highlight of the materials handling year, CeMAT 2016, is fast approaching and Forkliftaction is preparing for its biggest-ever presence.
We'll have a booth in the thick of the action - Hall 25, Stand K11 - and our presence will include our editorial team as well as most of our customer service and sales members.
Seasoned CeMAT attendees stress the importance of the personal connections cemented at events like this, and we look forward to catching up with many old friends and making some new ones.
If you'd like to meet up with us, shoot us an email to book an appointment or just drop by.
|Local News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|Bomaq's B50MP arrives Australasia News|
Sydney, NSW Australia has become the first country in the world to offer the new B50MP, the first 5 T all-terrain forklift model from Bomaq Industries.
The new B50MP Series ... [more]
|Kalmar hosts automation summit Australasia News|
Brisbane, Qld and Sydney, NSW Kalmar is hosting the first Terminal Automation Summit in Australia this week. The three-day long exclusive event gathers port terminal automation stakeholders to discuss and share experiences on the topic. ... [more]
|TMHA recognised by head office Australasia News|
Moorebank, NSW Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) has capped off a record marketshare year in 2015 by receiving the highest recognition at the recent Toyota Material Handling International (TMHI) distributor awards. ... [more]
|Work starts on new WorkSafe HQ Australasia News|
Geelong, Vic Work will officially begin this week on WorkSafe’s new head office at 1 Malop Street in Geelong.
WorkSafe chief executive Clare Amies and chairman Paul Barker visited the site ... [more]
|Global News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|Jungheinrich off to a good start|
GERMANY On the back of a "very successful year-end to fiscal 2015", Jungheinrich Group is off to a good start in 2016, with incoming orders rising 12.2% on the same time ... [more]
|Work starts on new Sellick facility|
CANADA Construction has begun on a new multi-million dollar, 120,000 sqft. (11,000 sqm) facility in Harrow, Ontario.
Founder Walter Sellick recently presided over a ground-breaking ceremony along with sons Howard ... [more]
|Briggs wins Peel Ports Group contract|
UNITED KINGDOM Briggs Equipment has been appointed primary supplier of materials handling services to Peel Ports Group, securing a GBP38 million (USD55 million) contract.
This success builds on the long-standing relationship ... [more]
|Linde showcases automation|
Linde Material Handling is highlighting the opportunities surrounding automation at its World of Material Handling (WoMH) customer event, sharing its vision for the ‘smart factory’.
"Towing, transporting, storing - ... [more]
|Movers & shakers|
CLARK Material Handling Company, Snorkel UK, UniCarriers Americas Corporation [more]
|Homestead opens new branch|
UNITED STATES Linde and Baoli dealer Homestead Materials Handling has opened its newest Virginia branch location in Ashland.
Homestead Materials Handling is a division of West Virginia-based Jefferds Corporation, which ... [more]
Yale Three-Wheel Stand honoured
- Greenville, NC, United States
AutoGuide introduces remote wireless controller
- TroY, MI, United States
UniCarriers marks Arbor Day
- Marengo, IL, United States [more]
|New walkie from Stärke|
CANADA Canada’s Stärke Material Handling Group has released a redesigned version of its walkie reach truck.
Responding to market demand, the new ESR30-40ACX version includes several improvements over previous ... [more]
|Hyster honours top dealers|
UNITED STATES Hyster has named 16 North American businesses in its 2015 Dealer of Distinction listing, an annual award recognising dealers who have driven their companies to the highest level of performance ... [more]
|Ausa hosts Belgian distributor|
SPAIN Spanish machinery manufacturer Ausa recently marked the 15th anniversary of its relationship with its Belgian distributor with a visit from the new CEO of Matermaco, Benoit Strauven.
Strauven and ... [more]
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|Service 4.0: Remote control maintenance made by Hubtex|
Hubtex equips all its vehicles with remote control software for maintenance purposes. Customers benefit from predictive maintenance, maximum machine availability and minimised production losses. [more]
|RAVAS at the CEMAT: SOLAS and SAFELOAD|
At their CeMAT stand (Hall 26, Stand D15), RAVAS will focus on forklift trucks. iForks is the ideal solution for determining SOLAS container weights and RAVAS-SafeLoad, capturing both weight and stability info on forklift trucks.
|BOLZONI AURAMO SILVER LINE CLAMPS: cost-effective reliability|
Forklift attachment manufacturer Bolzoni Auramo introduces SILVER LINE, a new range of reliable and cost-effective bale clamps and pallet fork clamps suitable for applications in many industries. SILVER LINE: high performance at a lower cost. [more]
|Chinese-made transmission and axles|
GanZhou WuHuan Machine Co., Ltd is a China-owned high-tech enterprise specialising in transmission development and manufacture. Our products include transmissions and axles for vehicles using new energy sources as well as industrial vehicles (forklifts, tractors and carriers). [more]
|TASK EYE NEWS|
TASKT EYE has been in research and development for the last 26 weeks and is a clever innovation that enables the field service technicians to connect to the Curtis Instrument controller, fitted to all the TASKT fleet. [more]
|Bomaq's B50MP Series Forklift Is Almost Here - See it in action!|
Lencrow is anticipating the arrival of the first 5t all terrain forklift model from Bomaq Industries this week. The Australian market will be the first to experience the new B50MP ever produced. See the video of the B50MP in action. [more]
|MaxTruck 2T introduced to the German market by LINDIG Fördertechnik GmbH|
MaxTruck, manufacturer of the unique omni-directional forklift has signed an exclusive Agreement with LINDIG Fördertechnik GmbH for the German market. LINDIG has a long and successful track record in the Material handling business with leading trademarks.
|Nimble, Safe and Green CAT Three-Wheel Electric Forklifts|
The Cat Lift Trucks range of three-wheel electric lift trucks available from United Forklift and Access Solutions deliver quiet, operator-friendly handling and features for a wide range of unit loads. [more]
|High Capacity Material Handling: Can Your Fleet Handle It?|
When it comes to moving big loads, cutting corners can cost you. H&K Equipment specializes in high capacity lift trucks from leading manufacturers that can do the jobs and withstand the environments that other trucks can't. [more]
|KAUP to set off an innovative product firework|
KAUP GmbH & Co. KG will use the CeMAT 2016 to feature a firework display of innovations and will present, for the first time, three new product families. The emphasis is on Multi-Pallet Handlers T429C, Roll Clamps T458B and Telescopic Forks T180CT. [more]
|CeMAT Hannover is coming! Don't miss these leading exhibitors|
Between 31 May and 3 June 2016 leading exhibitors will gather from across the globe to unveil the very latest in intralogistics and materials handling solutions at CeMAT Hannover. Don't miss your opportunity to see these leading exhibitors. [more]
|ICHCA seminar to explore compliance with impending SOLAS VGM regulations|
IMO’s amended SOLAS regulations requiring verification of a freight container’s gross mass will become mandatory from 1 July 2016. On 1 June, ICHCA International will hold a practical seminar in Antwerp focused on compliance, communication and contingency planning.
|Future Skills Zone puts the spotlight on careers in logistics at IMHX 2016|
A Future Skills Zone highlighting the careers available to young people in Britain’s booming logistics sector, and featuring leading employers from across the sector, is the latest addition to IMHX 2016, taking place from 13-16 September. [more]
|Asia Warehousing to cover Warehousing, Materials Handling & the Supply Chain|
Asia Warehousing Show 2016, with concurrent event Asia Cold Chain Show to be held from 06-08 July 2016 at BITEC, Bangna, Bangkok - is a must-see event for supply chain and logistics professionals. [more]
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|FORKLIFT FLEET MANAGERS - ARE YOU GOING TO CEMAT?|
Are you a forklift fleet manager?
Will you be attending CeMAT?
Our editorial team is keen to speak to end-users and find out what equipment and systems they are using, what purchases they planning, how they manage the safety of their workplaces and all the other burning issues of interest to our audience.
We'd love to catch up for a quick interview during the show.
Interested in sharing your insights? Please contact us to lock in a meeting.