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It's a simple two-sentence announcement, but this one is sure to send speculation into overdrive. As we report this week, Crown Equipment Corporation has informed the market that it will be increasing prices from September 4, 2018.
So far, the other manufacturers and importers are tight-lipped, but there has been an expectation that prices will rise - fuelled by the US tariff imposition.
Also, the fact that the forklift market is running hot, with all manufacturers boasting growing sales and orders, must also be adding to the pressure to increase prices.
So, hang onto your hats. The ride may start to get bumpy ...
Local NewsEditorial articles by Forkliftaction News

Cascade extends warranty Australasia News
Brisbane, Qld Cascade (Australia) has extended its warranty period on new attachments and spare parts from two years to three years. “Approximately four years ago, we led the industry by ...
CeMAT attendance up Australasia News
Melbourne, Vic Organisers have proclaimed the recent CeMAT AUSTRALIA a success, confirming an attendance of “over 2,500 renowned industry leaders and delegates” during the three-day event - up from 1,789 visitors in ...
Terex ramps up Brisbane production Australasia News
Brisbane, Qld Terex Cranes has ramped up pick & carry crane production at its Brisbane location to keep up with the needs of its customers. In June, Terex delivered 15 new pick ...
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US prices set to rise
UNITED STATES Forklift prices look set to rise in the United States. Speculation is mounting after Crown Equipment Corporation announced it “will implement a price increase effective September 4, 2018”. There’s ...
KION confirms positive trend with a sharp rise in orders
GERMANY The KION Group benefited from sustained strong growth in the markets for industrial trucks and supply chain solutions in the second quarter of 2018. The group's order intake rose by ...
Growth continues at Jungheinrich
GERMANY The Jungheinrich Group is confident of continued strong performance for the rest of the year on the back of its positive results for the first half of 2018. ...
Solid growth for Terex
UNITED STATES Terex Corporation has reported strong second quarter 2018 sales of USD1.4 billion, up 19% from Q2 of 2017, with increased sales and backlog in all three business segments. The results ...
Impact Handling expands in Scotland
UNITED KINGDOM Impact Handling has further strengthened its UK coverage with the acquisition of leading West Lothian handling specialist Dechmont Forklift Trucks. Dechmont will now represent Cat Lift Trucks, Konecranes heavy ...
Florida Forklift salutes firefighters - Tampa, FL, United States
TVH continues its commitment to safety - Olathe, KS, United States
Bobcat Compact Solutions at GaLaBau - Nuremberg, Germany
Linde completes lithium-ion portfolio
GERMANY Linde has filled the gap in its lithium-ion line-up, now accommodating this power source in its 6 - 8 T models. The technology was introduced with pallet trucks four ...
GAM adds hybrid booms
SPAIN Spanish multinational company General de Alquiler de Maquinaria (GAM) has invested in a series of 20 m Genie Z-60/37 FE hybrid articulating boom lifts, the final units of which were ...
STILL welcomes more than 60 new trainees
GERMANY More than 60 talented young people have begun their training with intralogistics service provider STILL. STILL currently qualifies nearly 150 trainees in various technical and commercial trained professions ...
Explosion risk from hand pallet trucks
UNITED KINGDOM Safety company Pyroban has warned that hand pallet trucks operating in potentially explosive atmospheres have the potential to cause ignition. Many types of diesel- or electric-powered materials handling ...
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