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|As the financial reporting season continues to produce good results and with this week's confirmation by Jungheinrich of its upbeat forecasts, it's clear that the gloom and doom of past years is a thing of the past.
A new report from Deutsche Bank notes that global economic health has never been more robust as the number of countries in recession has fallen to the lowest level in decades.
The bank's observation supports recent analysis from the International Monetary Fund which notes that real gross domestic product has "never been in better shape".
This helps explain the strong sales performances we have been reporting recently as well as the wave of new products and dealer expansions.
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|Toyota launches new battery electric models Australasia News|
Moorebank, NSW Toyota Material Handling has launched two new battery electric warehouse models - the 8FB four-wheel counterbalance forklift and the 8FBR reach truck ranges.
Replacing the previous 7-Series models, ... [more]
|Amazon tipped to open this month Australasia News|
Melbourne, Vic Amazon is poised to launch this month in Australia, with signs outside its Dandenong South warehouse welcoming staff to “Day One”.
The sighting of the welcome signs comes amid ... [more]
|Maxilift opens new Adelaide branch Australasia News|
Adelaide, SA Maxilift Australia has announced the opening of a new location in the north of Adelaide.�The new Regency Park location is described as “the next step in the growth of the ... [more]
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|Jungheinrich confirms forecast for 2017|
GERMANY Jungheinrich has reported continued growth over the first nine months of 2017, primarily driven by high demand in Europe, Jungheinrich’s core market.
Dr Volker Hues, CFO of Jungheinrich, notes: ... [more]
|KION adds products at dealer meeting|
UNITED STATES KION North America Corporation showed its dealers three new products during a gathering of more than 150 attendees, representing 63 dealerships from throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. ... [more]
|Snorkel debuts China-built scissor lifts|
CHINA Snorkel has shown off six new aerial work platforms designed for the Asian market.
The company used the APEX Asia show to demonstrate the A38E and A46JE electric ... [more]
|Hermans adds stock, expands premises|
BELGIUM Belgian equipment hire firm Hermans Heftrucks continues to expand its fleet, adding more than 100 new machines so far this year.
According to rental manager Geert Hermans, the investment ... [more]
|Movers & shakers|
Hoppecke, Kalmar, PALFINGER [more]
|Hyster adds Cool Truck option|
UNITED KINGDOM Hyster Europe has released a new Cool Truck package for the H2.0-3.5FT forklift series. This package helps extend run time, enhancing dependability in extreme operating environments such as paper bale ... [more]
|Toyota rolls out PowerFleet|
UNITED STATES Toyota Motor North America Service Parts and Accessories Operations (Toyota) group has agreed to purchase I.D. Systems’ PowerFleet industrial vehicle management solution for 11 parts distribution centres throughout the U.S. ... [more]
Raymond Handling raises $17K
- Auburn, WA, United States
JCB named Pillar of Industry
- Savannah, GA, United States
Mentor funds ambulances
- Derbyshire, United Kingdom [more]
|IMHX reports strong demand|
UNITED KINGDOM With just under two years remaining until it opens its doors, over half of the available floor space at 2019’s International Materials Handling Exhibition (IMHX 2019) has been allocated. ... [more]
|Charity seeks a truck|
UNITED STATES A McDowell County food bank has been left stranded by the break-down of its trusted forklift.
An old and much-repaired forklift used by the Five Loaves & Two Fishes ... [more]
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|Innovation improves efficiency for the new A.T.I.B. clamp range|
The Italian forklift attachment manufacturer A.T.I.B. is well known for its expertise as manufacturer of clamps with a wide choice of models, capacities, arm configurations and openings, to satisfy the handling requirements in the recycling industry. [more]
|Mobicon stresses importance of Preventative Maintenance checks|
Leading up to Christmas is the busiest time of year for the container handling industry. Preventative maintenance is the best way to reduce downtime and repair costs. Now is a good time to ensure your preventative maintenance checks are up to date. [more]
|European market leaders in rainwater harvesting use KAUP|
KAUP - a worldwide leading producer of Forklift truck attachments - created a creative solution for its customer. Therefore KAUP enhanced an existing attachment significantly and provided it with additional equipment options. [more]
|MODEX 2018 - Find the solutions to FUTUREPROOF your supply chain|
With 850+ exhibits and education sessions, MODEX 2018 is where you’ll find the best equipment/system solutions for manufacturing/supply chain challenges. Visit modexshow.com and join us April 9-12, 2018 at Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. [more]
|Load Lifter Manufacturing Ltd., Ontario, Canada|
Load Lifter Manufacturing Ltd. is based out of Stouffville, ON, Canada and we have been producing Rough Terrain Forklifts since 1976. We have a diverse product range and we invite you to share our passion and experience with what we have to offer. [more]
|Keep your people safe in Loading/Unloading Exclusion Zones (LUEZ)|
The operation of trucks, forklifts and other vehicles in both industrial work sites and public areas is dangerous. Far too often, serious accidents occur when personnel are loading and unloading these powered mobile plants. [more]
|Panacea Aftermarket Co. Introduces New Wireless Forklift and Truck Camera with Continuously Recording DVR & 9 Inch Monitor for $349|
Wireless Forklift and Truck Camera with Continuously Recording DVR& 9 Inch Monitor is currently available for $349 [more]
|Would You Like A Portable, Heavy-Duty & Safety Equipped Load Bank|
In addition to our SLB-Series Smart Load Banks, Eagle Eye carries the LB-Series Constant Current DC Load Banks. They are portable, economic, reliable and user-friendly. Load Banks are designed for battery capacity testing, acceptance testing & More! [more]
|Expert Tools for the Warehousing and Logistics Industry|
Cascade offers a wide range of solutions to address needs throughout the supply chain [more]
|CeMAT reveals interplay between Logistics 4.0 and Industry 4.0|
True to its keynote theme “Connected Supply Chain Solutions”, CeMAT 2018 will set the agenda for the intralogistics industry worldwide, with the aim of driving forward the digital integration and networking of value-adding and supply chains. [more]
|Hangcha displays the 'New Look of Made in China' at CeMAT ASIA 2017|
Hangcha displayed its leading-edge technologies on industrial vehicles in the field of logistics, showcased its series vehicle models for material handling and comprehensive services for whole value chain in all respects at CeMAT ASIA 2017. [more]