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|More corporate reporting and more good news. This time, it's Jungheinrich which is reporting double-digit growth for the first nine months of the year.
Performance was strong in all regions, including the United States, which will come into sharp focus after this week's election results.
There is an expectation that a hostile House of Representatives will hamper President Trump's agenda, and his trade tariffs and other measures may not survive in the new political climate. But observers are more concerned about potential negative economic effects from any political paralysis.
For the materials handling sector, the silver lining is that most manufacturers have diverse offerings and multiple markets. So, if things slow down in the US, growth in other regions will help fill any gaps.
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|Toyota trials hydrogen forklifts Australasia News|
Altona, Vic Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) has put the first Toyota hydrogen fuel cell-powered forklifts outside of Japan into action during trials at Toyota Motor Corporation Australia's parts centre located at ...
|New International Standards to increase driver safety Australasia News|
Sydney, NSW Forklift users stand to benefit from intended safety improvements outlined in several International Standards recently adopted in Australia, with more to come over the next 12 months.
|Ports of Auckland gets Konecranes software Australasia News|
Auckland Ports of Auckland has signed a software service level agreement (SLA) with Konecranes covering its new automated straddle carriers as it prepares for expansion.
The equipment covered by the ...
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|Jungheinrich maintains double-digit growth|
GERMANY Jungheinrich continued to grow in the first nine months of 2018. Revenue and incoming orders increased considerably year on year and point to another successful financial year. ...
|Hiab completes Effer acquisition|
FINLAND Hiab has completed the acquisition of Effer S.p.A. from CTE Group. Signing of the transaction was announced on 31 July 2018.
For Hiab, as the global leader in ...
|HELI celebrates 60th anniversary|
CHINA Anhui Forklift Group Corporation, maker of HELI equipment, recently celebrated its 60th anniversary at an event at its headquarters in Hefei, China.
The event, themed as “more HELI, ...
|Movers & Shakers|
Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe, UniCarriers Europe, Terex AWP
|Toyota distributes EnerSys products|
UNITED STATES EnerSys and Toyota Material Handling, USA (TMHU) have announced that EnerSys battery and charger solutions for materials handling applications are now available in the STARLIFT Parts Program.
The STARLIFT ...
|Columba buys stake in Manitou Southern Africa|
SOUTH AFRICA Manitou Group has announced the sale of 26% of the share capital of its subsidiary, Manitou Southern Africa, to the South African charitable trust, Columba Leadership Trust. This transaction allows ...
|JLG opens new Atlanta service centre|
UNITED STATES JLG Industries has opened a new service centre in Hiram, Georgia. The 14,400 sqft. (1,340 sqm) eight-bay Atlanta-area facility joins the growing list of JLG service centres that includes facilities ...
|AKW moves to Lithium|
UNITED KINGDOM AKW Global Logistics has ordered two 2.5 T BYD Lithium forklifts with sideshifting fork positioners, 540 a/h maintenance-free batteries and 200 amp superfast chargers.
The order follows an ...
|Hyster adds more options|
UNITED KINGDOM Hyster Europe is offering a wider range of solutions and customisations for its Fortens ICE trucks.
Matthew Allen, product manager for Hyster Europe, notes “customers need specific solutions that ...
|Verdant provides Hiab finance|
UNITED STATES Verdant Commercial Capital has signed a multi-year vendor program agreement with Hiab USA to provide retail financing for Hiab equipment customers in the United States.
Verdant Commercial Capital is ...
|VESHAI is looking for global partners|
Veshai Handling Equipment Co., a leading designer and manufacturer of electric lifting and materials handling equipment, is expanding their dealer network - Contact us for more information.
Veshai provides a comprehensive range of electric lifting and materials handling equipment, i stackers, pallet trucks, lift tables, tractors, dock equipment and all sorts of industrial products, we are now promoting special equipment such as portable floor crane and adding some more features onto it for handling glass, concrete panel, paper roll and all kinds of drums. All designed to be easy to use and service.
Veshai is seeking partners from all over the world to establish a long term co-operation.
If you have any queries about Veshai, or their extensive range of products, please contact us today.
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|ACFS chooses Hyster technology nationally to deliver speed and efficiency Australasia News|
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