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|Some people monitor the economic indices to get a handle on the business environment. But if we look more closely at the world around us, we get a much clearer view.
This week, we see a number of positive signs about the state of the materials handling market.
For example, organisers of the recent transport logistic show in Munich report record attendance - both among exhibitors and buyers. That shows that manufacturers are continuing to invest and end-users still have an appetite for new equipment.
Then we read about facility expansions in Spain and Norway - another indication of growth and healthy demand.
Our newsletter also includes news of a dealer expansion through acquisition and of a few large equipment orders.
So, it looks like things are ticking over nicely.
|Local News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|TRT launches pick and carry crane Australasia News|
Brisbane, Qld TRT has launched a new pick and carry crane, promising improved operator safety and productivity improvements.
The new TIDD PC28 has a 28 T lift capacity, with a three-section ...
|ATA boosts safety focus Australasia News|
Forrest, ACT The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) will restructure to increase its focus on safety.
In the restructure, the ATA will combine its TruckSafe, Safety Truck, safety promotion and safety research ...
|Safe Work entries closing Australasia News|
Brisbane, Qld Nominations for the Safe Work and Return to Work Awards close soon.
Entries are open to organisations or individuals for a relevant initiative that is in the development stage, ...
|Global News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|Trump’s China tariffs probed|
UNITED STATES About 320 officials from US manufacturers, retailers and other companies and trade groups are appearing at hearings that started on Monday at the US International Trade Commission, urging for the ...
|Wolter Group acquires Kensar|
UNITED STATES Wolter Group LLC has confirmed the acquisition of Kensar Equipment Company, a full-service materials handling company based out of Indianapolis, Indiana.
Kensar Equipment Company offers used materials handling equipment ...
|Manitou opens Madrid complex|
SPAIN Manitou Group has opened the new facilities of Manitou Spain in Alcal� de Henares, Madrid.
The company is hailing the move as a confirmation of its confidence in ...
|Movers & Shakers|
LiuGong, Humatics, Riege Software
|AET expands forklift fleet|
BELGIUM Kalmar has been awarded a contract to supply Antwerp Euroterminal NV (AET) with six Kalmar forklifts of varying specifications, including one fully electric model. Delivery of the order, which also ...
Camso expands anti-static range
- Magog, ON, Canada
A-Safe launches Alarm Bar
- Baltimore, MA, United States
Hiab adds crane for underground containers
- Utrecht, Netherlands
|Nokian Heavy Tyres R&D Centre takes shape|
FINLAND Construction is under way on a new 3,500 sqm R&D facility at the Nokian Heavy Tyres complex.
The facility is part of the company’s plan to increase the production ...
|GAC targets SE Asia growth|
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Dubai-based giant GAC is tapping into the growing contract logistics business potential of the Asia Pacific, Indian Subcontinent and Middle East, with plans to further develop and expand its operations ...
|New awarding body formed|
UNITED KINGDOM A new awarding body has been established for the warehousing plant and construction training industries in the UK.
According to the website, BRITTOp has over 40 years of hands-on ...
|More traffic at Munich show|
GERMANY Organisers are claiming attendance records for the transport logistic show held from June 4 to 7.
“Transport logistic has confirmed its role as the world's largest intermodal logistics ...
|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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