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|Three members of the Forkliftaction team have just returned from IMHX in Birmingham.
The timing of the show was interesting - just weeks ahead of the latest Brexit deadline, and as the global forklift market appears to be running out of steam after a period of strong growth.
We spoke to dozens of manufacturers, and this week's newsletter is devoted to some of those interviews. Our IMHX coverage will continue next week, and we will also feature an extensive article covering the Brexit situation.
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|Safe Work Month begins Australasia News|
Canberra, ACT This week marked the start of National Safe Work Month, with calls for commitments to building safe and healthy workplaces for all Australians.
“Each year in October, Safe ...
|Child dies after being hit by forklift Australasia News|
Christchurch A four-year-old child has died after being hit by a forklift just south of Christchurch.
Police said the child "died following an incident involving a forklift at a residential ...
|Puma takes $25m warehouse Australasia News|
Melbourne, Vic Frasers Property Australia has secured global sports brand Puma as a tenant in a new $25 million warehouse in Melbourne's south-east.
The German sportswear manufacturer will lease the 14,110 ...
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|BITA and FLTA plan merger|
UNITED KINGDOM The big news at IMHX was an announcement that the two UK materials handling associations, the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) and Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA), have agreed to ...
|Cascade shows smart forks|
UNITED KINGDOM Cascade used its presence in Birmingham to show off developments in its Forks+ range of intelligent attachments.
Charlie Mitchelson, managing director of Cascade Europe, said the products on display ...
|Manitou debuts electric reach trucks|
UNITED KINGDOM IMHX visitors got their first view of Manitou’s new ER16 electric reach truck at this year’s show. The 1.6 T model on show represented the middle ground of a six-model ...
|Panacea aims to boost European presence|
UNITED KINGDOM Canadian forklift parts wholesaler Panacea Aftermarket used IMHX to launch a new four-in-one safety light, The Rebel. Unfortunately, shipping issues meant the LED light was the only product on the ...
|TVH shows new solutions as the beer flows|
UNITED KINGDOM Parts supplier TVH maintained its high visibility at IMHX with its busy hospitality area well supplied with Belgian beer.
On the serious side, TVH UK key accounts manager Graham ...
|Toyota thinks big|
UNITED KINGDOM It was no co-incidence that the world’s biggest forklift company had the biggest presence at IMHX, with Toyota’s 1,100 sqm stand attracting plenty of attention.
Jon Buckley, Toyota Material ...
|Lithium powers Hangcha growth|
UNITED KINGDOM China’s Hangcha, represented in the UK by Impact Handling, attracted the attention of its European competitors who were keen to check out its offerings at IMHX, according to Judy Tan, ...
|Impact sees market changes|
UNITED KINGDOM Distributor Impact Handling was able to unveil a new Carer heavy-duty electric forklift range at IMHX.
The Carer forklift was among 12 trucks on the stand, while Impact also ...
|Bolzoni redesigns for AGVs|
UNITED KINGDOM Bolzoni showed some of its top-selling products at IMHX, including its paper roll clamp, a beverage clamp and a lift table.
As the value of goods being moved increases, ...
|Doosan shows versatility|
UNITED KINGDOM David Clarkson, CEO of Doosan Industrial Vehicles UK, said his brand had achieved over 10% marketshare in the counterbalance truck market for the first time in 2018, thanks to its ...
|Yale unveils robotic MC15|
UNITED KINGDOM Yale used its presence at the giant Briggs stand to show off the robotic MC15 counterbalance stacker for the first time in the UK. The stacker was hard at work, ...
|Cesab shows new IC models|
Toyota subsidiary Cesab Material Handling UK revealed the latest addition to its M300 range of internal combustion (IC) forklifts, the M300H hydrostatic along with its R300 reach truck, the new ...
|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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