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Today is the last day of Promat in Chicago, and it looks like it's been a record-breaking show so far.
For those at the event, if you haven't already done so, please stop by the Forkliftaction stand (#S3078) and say g'day (with or without an Australian accent!) to our very own Jolie Booth.
Our full report on the show will be included in next week's newsletter.
Local NewsEditorial articles by Forkliftaction News

Adaptalift adds Yale in NSW and Vic Australasia News
Melbourne, Vic Hyster-Yale Group is strengthening its Yale sales, service and supply operations in NSW and Victoria by expanding its partnership with Adaptalift Group. Hyster-Yale Asia Pacific managing director Tony Fagg ...
Want Access adds 1,000th machine Australasia News
Sydney, NSW Sydney-based Want Access recently added its 1,000th machine to its fleet - a Haulotte HA26 RTJ PRO articulated boom.   The HA26 RTJ PRO also became the 100th Haulotte ...
Freight data hub funding welcomed Australasia News
Melbourne, Vic Federal Transport Minister Michael McCormack has confirmed plans for a freight data hub, with more than $8 million in funding. The hub will act as the nation’s central collector ...
Global NewsEditorial articles by Forkliftaction News

JBT joins Hyster-Yale for AGV debut
UNITED STATES JBT is bringing a new dual-mode AGV to the market in cooperation with Hyster-Yale Materials Handling. The technology developer says the dual-mode truck signals a direct response to ...
Technology still a major supply chain issue - MHI
UNITED STATES Robotics and automation are the major technological disruptors in the supply chain, according to the latest MHI Annual Industry Report. The report, released at Promat in Chicago, found that ...
Dunstall buys TCM dealer Amvar
UNITED KINGDOM Dunstall Holdings has acquired Amvar Handling Solutions Limited and Amvar Storage & Workplace Solutions Limited. Dunstall Holdings is based in Staffordshire and owned by local entrepreneur and farmer, Simon ...
Cascade and Meijer join forces
UNITED STATES Cascade Corporation and Meijer Handling Solutions have established a joint venture in North America, Cascade-KOOI. Cascade-KOOI will offer productivity-enhancing materials handling equipment including the well-known KOOI-REACHFORKS, ROLLERFORKS, Single Height ...
OE Attachments partners with Kaup
UNITED STATES OE Attachments has announced an exclusive North American partnership with Kaup, a premium international manufacturer of forklift and construction attachments. Headquartered in Aschaffenburg, Germany, Kaup currently has 13 branches, representatives ...
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Blulift expands fleet
IRELAND Specialist access rental company Blulift has added to its fleet of Snorkel booms and scissor lifts. The company, which already has a range of Snorkel units, has added three ...
Hiab launches BodyWorks and T-Body
FINLAND Hiab has launched two new modular installation systems for truck bodies: Hiab BodyWorks for heavy cranes and Hiab T-Body for HIAB T-series light range cranes. The modules are pre-manufactured and ...
Toyota honours top dealers
UNITED STATES Toyota Material Handling (TMH) has named the winners of the annual President’s Award which recognises the top Toyota forklift dealers in North America. The award acknowledges dealers who perform at ...
IFOY finalists: Intralogistics software
In the countdown to the 2019 IFOY awards, Forkliftaction News is sharing the jury findings on each of the finalists. There were three finalists in the intralogistics software category. They ...
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The Lithium-Ion age
With developments in electric lift truck technology - such as the development of Lithium-Ion batteries - the trend towards battery power is set to accelerate, says John Maguire, managing director of Narrow Aisle Ltd
Cat® lift truck user experience shines in Red Dot Design Awards
Cat® Lift Trucks has received yet another prestigious Red Dot Design Award, this time for its latest 1.4 to 2.0 tonne 48V electric counterbalance. The judges particularly highlighted its excellent user experience and clever design.
Breakbulk Europe to Return to Bremen in 2020
3 APR 2019, BREMEN, Germany - Breakbulk Europe, the world's largest event for the project cargo and breakbulk industry, will return to Bremen, Germany, for the third consecutive year in 2020 at Messe Bremen from 26-28 May.
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Ensure no one gets hurt by moving forklifts on your site
Often, it's difficult to separate pedestrians from forklifts and other heavy plant. A lot of situations and sites require pedestrians and heavy vehicles to work near each other
Fork-Co USA introduces a new 16-Bale Pulp Clamp
Fork-Co USA's  new pulp bale clamp  Model GA45F will handle 9,000 lb units of pulp bales stacked in units of 16 bales.
The Battery Show Europe Interview: Jurgen Pampel, CEO,Voltabox AG
Jurgen has been CEO of Voltabox AG since 2017. He talks here about Voltabox's recent successes, the company's entrance into the US intralogistics market, and its development of future-orientated power electronics.
Over 100 Industry Leading Organisations to Exhibit at AntwerpXL
More than 100 companies will exhibit the latest innovations and developments in the breakbulk, RoRo and heavy lift industries when the inaugural AntwerpXL is held at the Antwerp Expo in the Port of Antwerp in Belgium on 7-9 May 2019.
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The Lithium-Ion age
Cat® lift truck user experience shines in Red Dot Design Awards
Breakbulk Europe to Return to Bremen in 2020
The new MEYER - 3/2/1 Multi Pallet Handler Generation G
Ensure no one gets hurt by moving forklifts on your site
Fork-Co USA introduces a new 16-Bale Pulp Clamp
The Battery Show Europe Interview: Jurgen Pampel, CEO,Voltabox AG
Over 100 Industry Leading Organisations to Exhibit at AntwerpXL
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