News Edition #998 - 29 October 2020
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Organisers have cancelled next year's CeMAT Australia event, earlier postponed until 22-24 September 2020 and then pushed back again to February 2021. A statement from the organiser says "after...
Safe Work Australia is urging employers to remain vigilant about workplace safety in the wake of National Safe Work Month, which wraps up this week. "Work health and safety...
Most Australian ports continue to face delays, according to an advisory from DB Schenker. It notes significant delays at Sydney terminals, particularly at Patrick Terminal. Due to berth shortages...
Kalmar will supply 10 Kalmar AutoStrad units to Patrick Terminals. The order for the fully automated straddle carriers was booked in Cargotec's 2020 Q2 order intake, with delivery of...
Yale is excited to introduce the new UX Series of cost-effective lift trucks. The new lift trucks - in capacities from 1.5-3.5 tonnes - are an affordable and uncomplicated option for operations where the truck is required to work for limited periods in the working week, or up to 1,000 hours a year. Hyster-Yale Asia-Pacific Pty Ltd | +61 2 9795 3842
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Cargotec is reporting some recovery in its markets, although sales and orders are still down on the same period last year. Third-quarter orders were down 14% from last year...
In light of better market and business conditions than initially expected in the summer, Jungheinrich is raising its forecast for 2020. In the first half of 2020, Jungheinrich performed...
Clark Material Handling has appointed Liftmasters, a Darr Equipment company, as an authorised distributor in the southwest Texas market. Liftmasters' market area includes the counties of Val Verde to...
Exide Technologies' former EMEA and Asia Pacific (APAC) business has successfully concluded its separation from Exide Holdings, Inc. in the United States. As part of the transaction, the business...
Automation was cited as a major area of concern at the recent online event hosted by the Association of Industrial Truck Trainers (AITT). In a poll of attendees, 75...
Manitou Group has presented Jim Anderson of Anderson Machinery Company, located in Corpus Christi Texas, with the Gehl 2019 Top Dealer Award for North America. The award is based...
Following the launch of the WPio20 pedestrian low-lift pallet truck and the PPXsio20 low-lift pallet truck, Clark has added two further electric low-lift trucks with Li-ion technology and load...
Propane Ninja, a central Florida-based retailer, has experienced considerable success infiltrating the forklift market with its composite cylinders. The retailer, which was founded in 2013 and has since grown...
As JCB marked its 75th birthday last week, one family had an extra reason to toast the milestone after notching up 600 years' service to the company. The Boot...
develops forklifts for the steel industry, paper industry and other industries where fragile goods are handled. The advantages are better visibility, compact design, higher efficiency and strength
With our unique design, including built-in extension, loading and unloading is made much safer and faster on a significantly smaller work area.Semax Material Handling AB
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How Manual KOOI-REACHFORKS® from Meijer Handling Solutions are helping material handling companies increase efficiency, space utilization, and safety.
The 128th Online Canton Fair has been successfully concluded. HELI presented a grand fair and achieved great success at this online exhibition.
The new Hyster UT Series ® of 3-wheel lift trucks, tow and pallet trucks extend cost-efficient performance.
Panacea is proud to present their new range of affordable innovative multi-functional hybrid forklift safety related products.
Dealers wanted worldwide!!
PBM chargers for your lithium batteries - a wide range of applications and built for diverse environments.
Handling Specialty AGV capable of lifting up to 200,000 lbs.
Genkinger-bAKA is specialized in the manufacturing of custom-made machines and small series and has extensive industry knowledge of many branches of the manufacturing industry.
The organizers of North America and Europe's leading exhibitions for advanced battery technology to display the latest global advanced battery technologies on a virtual platform.
The 4th Last Mile ASEAN 2020, the one and only industry conference & expo in Thailand dedicated for addressing the last mile leg of supply chain, operations and distribution, is happening 5-6 November at BITEC, Bangna, Bangkok.
continues the focus on safety products, highlighting some offerings designed to save lives and ensure more secure workplaces. Read the story
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