News Edition #1011 - 4 February 2021

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INSIDE FORKLIFTACTION

Our news, by its very nature, cannot be planned. And yet, we still see patterns in our coverage.
This week, for example, we have two stories about OEM agreements, two manufacturers reporting better-than-expected financial results in the last quarter of 2020, two attachment innovations, two stories from Italy, two automation stories and two events being postponed.
And it's our first edition of the second month!
Some might say, it's just "two" good to be true.

AUSTRALASIA NEWS

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ICHCA speaker confirmed  Adelaide, SA, Australia

ICHCA South Australia is resuming its activities with a luncheon at Lakes Resort Hotel, West Lakes, on March 18. Stewart Lammin, CEO of Flinders Port Holdings, will be the...

CEA eyes Brisbane facility  Brisbane, Qld, Australia

Construction Equipment Australia will lease a 5,600 sqm facility in the Connectwest Industrial Park in Darra. CEA sells a range of equipment from JCB, Atlas Copco, Ditch Witch, Komptech...
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WORLD NEWS

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Kalmar to supply Mitsubishi  Houston, TX, United States

Kalmar and Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas group have entered into a supply and distribution agreement for the Americas market. Under the agreement, Kalmar will produce and supply its Essential product...

UN, Hyundai sign OEM contract  Hangzhou, China

UN Forklift and Hyundai Construction Equipment have signed a 10-year OEM Project contract which will see the Chinese manufacturer produce diesel and electric forklifts for the Korean industrial giant...

Liebherr reports strong quarter  Rostock, Germany

Liebherr reports a strong fourth quarter for the mobile harbour crane market. "We have sold LHM equipment on every continent in the fourth quarter of 2020 and ended the...

Manitou beats forecast  Ancenis, France

Manitou revenues fell by 13% last quarter and by 24% for the full year, but that was better than anticipated. Michel Denis, president and Chief Executive Officer, says: "The...

Getting to know John Paxton  Charlotte, NC, United States

John Paxton was recently appointed chief executive officer of industry group MHI. He is a mechanical engineer who brings over 30 years of industry experience to the organisation. Forkliftaction...

Fetch, Honeywell collaborate for DCs  San Jose, CA, United States

Fetch Robotics has launched its new PalletTransport1500, an autonomous mobile robot (AMR) that supports cross-docking, returns and case picking workflows for contactless pallet transport in distribution centres. The PalletTransport1500...
AlmaCrawler has introduced a new line of self-propelled crawlers developed in collaboration with Multitel Pagliero, a specialist in hydraulics since 1911 Multitel Pagliero's experience and AlmaCrawler's innovation meet in...

Kaup helps HB handle kegs  Munich, Germany

A new custom clamp from Kaup is helping one of Germany's leading breweries, Staatliche Hofbräuhaus München, known for its HB brand, hasten its international expansion. HB is exported to...
Attachment maker Bolzoni has modified its offerings for the growing market of Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs), especially with the expansion of e-commerce in the grocery sector. The company notes...
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ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Storage solution experts Unirack select efficient new Yale® UX Series forklift with service backing of Adaptalift Group.
TEMS launches its new software to help businesses record, manage and schedule Thorough Examinations.
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FACT OF THE WEEK

Mars is home to the tallest mountain in the solar system. Olympus Mons, a shield volcano, is 21km high and 600km in diameter. Despite having formed over billions of years, evidence from volcanic lava flows is so recent many scientists believe it could still be active.

'Zhdun' or Homunculus Loxodontus in Leiden University, Leiden - Netherlands

This Dutch sculpture of a strange creature became a Russian icon.

LAST WEEK'S MOST READ

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Raymond extends AGV line

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Yale adds electric UX model

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Jeffrey VanZwol: Best practices for opportunity charging lithium-ion batteries

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Clark appoints Duke Equipment in Florida

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ELFA identifies equipment trends

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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MHEDA Webinar: managing in an uncertain economy

February 17, 2021
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ICHCA SA Luncheon Forum

March 18, 2021
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HANNOVER MESSE Digital Edition

April 12 - 16, 2021
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