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|The German materials handling industry group, VDMA, recently shared its production estimates for 2019, indicating that the market has only just started to overtake its pre-GFC levels. It has taken more than 10 for the materials handling sector to recover from the economic disaster of 2008.
That's why manufacturers are sensitive about political developments which could harm their continued growth - and in Europe, that fear is currently concentrated around Brexit.
As the official date of Britain's exit from the EU approaches, the uncertainty is escalating rather than abating, and there are some nervous people in the industry. We talk to a couple of them in this week's newsletter.
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|Sydney construction worker injured Australasia News|
Sydney, NSW A man was rushed to hospital after he was run over by a forklift on Sydney’s north shore.
The forklift driver was injured when his vehicle rolled over him ...
|Orcoda signs with CEVA Logistics Australasia News|
Melbourne, Vic Orcoda, an Australian-listed logistics optimisation company, has announced that its transport logistics division has signed a national multi-year contract with CEVA Logistics Australia.
The new contract will allow CEVA ...
|Transport under Labor? Australasia News|
Canberra, ACT The National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) was part of discussions at Parliament House on what the future of the transport industry may look like under a Labor government.
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|KION builds new facility in India|
INDIA KION Group is expanding its Indian production site in Pune in the state of Maharashtra with the construction of a new industrial truck production facility.
The project is ...
|Getting ready for Brexit|
By Allan Leibowitz
It is most unlikely that the United Kingdom will leave the European Union next week as initially agreed. As we finalised this newsletter, British prime minister ...
|Linde appoints distributor for South Africa|
GERMANY Linde Material Handling has announced the appointment of Eazi Access as exclusive distributor for the Linde brand in South Africa.
Eazi Access prides itself in providing innovative bespoke ...
|Leasing confidence rises in March|
UNITED STATES Confidence in the equipment finance market increased in March for the second consecutive month to 60.4, up from the February index of 56.7, according to the latest Monthly Confidence Index ...
|Crown moves to Li-ion|
UNITED STATES Crown Equipment Corporation has introduced the V-Force Lithium-Ion Energy Storage System (ESS) for forklift users considering alternative energy sources to achieve lower operational costs and enhance productivity and efficiency. Initially ...
|First Stage V mobile harbour crane delivered|
GERMANY Liebherr is claiming a first, with the delivery of an LHM 420 Mobile Harbour Crane with Stage V exhaust purification to Passau, Bavaria.
Around 10 years after the ...
|International Logistics Centre joins Palletways|
UNITED KINGDOM UK packing and haulage operator International Logistics Centre has joined Palletways, Europe’s express palletised freight network.
The family-run business, which was founded in 1988, specialises in transportation, shipping, export ...
|Volvo finalises CeDe acquisition|
SWEDEN Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has received all necessary approvals for the acquisition of Swedish machine adaptation specialist CeDe Group and the deal is now closed.
“We are delighted ...
|Interkran boosts fleet|
SWITZERLAND Swiss crane service provider Interkran has added a Demag AC 300-6 to its fleet.
The new crane joins a recently added Demag AC 100-4L. The new equipment was received ...
|IFOY finalists: Counterbalance truck|
In the countdown to the announcement of the international forklift of the year (IFOY), Forkliftaction News will highlight some of the features of the finalists, starting this week with the ...
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|Smurfit Kappa Parenco increased logistics efficiency with Rocla|
Smurfit Kappa Parenco needed to fully automate its warehouse in order to increase logistical efficiency. They opted for Rocla's AGV solution consisting of 16 Automated Guided Vehicles, automated battery exchange system and WMS.
|New Camso Video Creates Awareness on Non-Marking Tires Issues|
Camso educates general public on static electricity hazards linked to non-marking forklift tires with new humorous video. The video features the Solideal PON 775 NMAS, a superhero tire which resolves issues occurring in the Material Handling world.
|Step-by-step automation of vehicles handling long loads|
One of the most complex tasks in the intralogistics sector is handling long loads. That's why for manufacturers of forklift trucks and special-purpose vehicles, vehicle automation is a top priority.
|Bolzoni Auramo to exhibit new products at ProMat 2019|
Bolzoni Auramo, manufacturer of forklift truck attachments, lift tables and forks, is proud to announce its participation to the ProMat 2019 in Chicago IL, 8-11 April, 2019, on booth S408.
|CBAK battery enters AGV and Forklift markets|
Top player of China lithium battery --CBAK Battery starts to bring lithium battery in AGV and Forklift markets.
|EP equipment wins the if design award 2019|
In 2019 EP Equipment with a groundbreaking new product, the WPL201 Li-Ion pallet truck. It doesn't only appear in a unique design, it also combines design with innovative features that solve several problems of traditional electric pallet trucks
|MIRETTI AMERICAS: Enhancing Aerospace Industry Hazardous Solutions|
Miretti Americas continues the evolution of EX technology advancements for the Aerospace industry to provide efficiency, modern solutions and advanced designs to address today's challenges in hazardous locations.
|Marangoni Industrial Tyres: Understanding the value of quality|
Marangoni Industrial Tyres (MIT) continue to grow capacity in their current factory in Sri Lanka as the 2nd factory facility is on schedule to be opened later this year.
|FMX standing tall in the Materials Handling Field|
Although Real Telematics has a bouquet of other Telematics offerings not related to Fleet Management, we find that our FMX Forklift Management System is increasingly in demand.
|An innovative solution to handling round stock from Fork-Co USA|
Presenting another new design from FORK-CO USA the new-concept Parallel Pipe Clamp, Model WPH-PPC, (Patent Pending).
|Thermal Management: a hot topic|
Battery manufacturers are increasingly tasked with evolving thermal management processes as requirements shift in the face of wider battery application in growing markets - an area covered in full at The Battery Show Conference.
|Registration open for Multimodal 2019|
Registration is free for the UK's largest logistics event that brings together businesses, thought leaders, and associations from all sectors in the industry
|Big Names Sign Up for New Show in Antwerp|
Major names in the breakbulk, maritime and project cargo industry are confirmed to attend AntwerpXL, the new event for the logistics of breakbulk, RoRo, and heavy lift which is being hosted at the Port of Antwerp in Belgium on 7-9 May.