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|This week's newsletter has a strong financial flavour as the big players continue to report on their earnings. The results, overall, are positive, with lots of black ink. More importantly, there is plenty of optimism for the year ahead.
Speaking of positive sentiment, ForkliftAction Media, the publisher of this newsletter, is showing some of its market confidence, announcing the impending launch of a new, user-friendly, global online equipment marketplace for forklifts and other equipment. We reveal some of the details this week.
And also this week, we start a new feature called "Five Questions With ...", where we speak to industry leaders about the state of the market and new developments.
|Local News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|New model for Hyundai Australasia News|
Sydney, NSW Hyundai Forklifts Australia has added a new model to its materials handling range, the 160D-9L.
The all-new 160D-9L builds on the existing large truck range from Hyundai and comes ... [more]
|Manitou supports rugby initiative Australasia News|
Alexandria, NSW Manitou Australia has announced a new partnership with GingerCloud Foundation (GingerCloud) for the next three years to support the growth of the Modified Rugby Program (MRP).
Manitou Australia’s ... [more]
|Amazon chooses Oakdale for warehouse Australasia News|
Sydney, NSW It appears that global online shopping giant Amazon has signed a lease on a large purpose-built warehouse at the Goodman Group's Oakdale Industrial Estate at Sydney's Eastern Creek.
According ... [more]
|Global News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|Konecranes reports strong performance|
FINLAND Konecranes is reporting strong orders and sales for the first quarter of 2017.
The order intake rose 72.8% from the same period last year, reaching EUR734.5 million (USD801.3 ... [more]
|Cargotec maintains positive outlook|
FINLAND Cargotec is sticking to its February prediction of improved profits, despite mixed performance in the first quarter of 2017.
Its latest interim report shows a group-wide decline in orders ... [more]
|Revenues, profits rise for Palfinger|
AUSTRIA In the first quarter of 2017, the Palfinger Group continued to grow and managed to substantially increase its operating profitability, excluding restructuring costs. Revenue rose to EUR361.9 million (USD395 million), ... [more]
|Liebherr tipped for growth|
SWITZERLAND Sales for the Liebherr Group slipped slightly last year, but the Swiss company still achieved its third-highest ever turnover of EUR9,009 million (USD9,852 million).
Releasing its results for the ... [more]
|Five questions with . Jungheinrich|
In a new series, Forkliftaction News speaks to industry leaders about the state of the industry. We kick off with Jungheinrich board of management member in charge of sales, Dr ... [more]
|New website will transform equipment sales|
AUSTRALIA ForkliftAction Media Pty Ltd, publisher of Forkliftaction News, will soon launch a revolutionary online machinery sales platform built on almost two decades of dominance in the materials handling information sector. ... [more]
TYRI honoured by Hyster-Yale
- Skipton, United Kingdom
JMG Cranes nominated
- Stockholm, Sweden
MAXAM Tire boosts service
- Danvers, MA, United States
CLARK beats fundraising goal
- Lexington, KY, United States [more]
|BITA warns against forklift modifications|
UNITED KINGDOM The UK forklift peak body is warning that forklift modifications, offered by many companies and widely advertised, are far from risk-free and can have consequences for health and safety, as ... [more]
|US equipment borrowing rises|
UNITED STATES Borrowing by US companies to spend on capital investment rose last month, according to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA).
Reuters reports that companies signed up for USD8.9 ... [more]
|IFOY finalists: SSI Schäfer 2STACK (AGV category)|
Ahead of the announcement of the winners of the 2017 IFOY awards, we continue to share the judges’ evaluations of the finalists. This week, we look at the 2STACK + ... [more]
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- 6175 Linde H320D, YEAR 2013, 32T Counter Balance Forklift, 5.0 m Lifting height. View more
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