News Edition #1045 - 30 September 2021

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If there's one trend we can't ignore, it's the move to electrification. Each week, we report on more new electric models in market segments that had previously been the sole domain of ICE equipment.
Concerns about the environment and noise restrictions may be the main motivator, but there are a plethora of other reasons behind the rise of electrics; not least of these is the versatility of lithium-ion, with its quick charge and low maintenance benefits.
This week's news includes more coverage of machine debuts - featuring the increasingly popular power source. And there will be plenty more to come...


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Crown promotes trade-ins in NZ  Auckland, New Zealand

Crown Equipment has launched a "Trade In - Trade Up" promotion for New Zealand customers. The program provides businesses with an option to trade in their used forklifts for new...

Toyota has new landlord  Brisbane, Qld, Australia

Toyota Material Handling will have a new landlord for its Larapinta site, with Charter Hall paying $21 million for the property. According to media reports, the 7,094 sqm warehouse...

Hyster adds Pacific Islands dealer  Melbourne, Vic, Australia

Hyster has appointed PortxGroup as a Hyster dealer servicing the Pacific region. PortxGroup is a rapidly evolving industry provider of logistics solutions with a wealth of experience in port...
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TVH and Sinoboom collaborate  Waregem, Belgium

Parts specialist TVH has signed a partnership agreement with Sinoboom BV, the European subsidiary of China-based manufacturer of mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) solutions, Sinoboom. The partnership, which will...

Jungheinrich UK opens new facility  Warrington, United Kingdom

Jungheinrich opens a new facility in North West England this month, combining six existing sites in one central location. Jungheinrich UK's new warehouse, based at Mountpark Warrington Omega, will...

Phoenix launches Li-ion forklift  Anaheim, CA, United States

Phoenix Motorcars, a subsidiary of SPI Energy Co, has launched a new line of Phoenix Motorcars-branded electric forklifts. The new Phoenix Motorcars electric forklifts use lithium-ion batteries, promising a...

Linde expands trailer range  Aschaffenburg, Germany

Linde will expand its tugger train range with the launch of new trailer models including the LT-C with C-frame, the LT-B with bridge-frame and the LT-BM with bridge-frame and...

Haulotte shows off in Japan  Tokyo, Japan

Haulotte has been taking its equipment on the road in Japan as demand for aerial equipment grows steadily. Haulotte Japan recently exhibited at the New Construction Machinery Exhibition in...

Snorkel debuts Li-ion boom  Henderson, NV, United States

Snorkel has unveiled its first lithium-powered boom lift, the A46JRTE. The new model boasts higher torque than the diesel equivalent, which results in increased traction and improved rough-terrain performance...

Van Gool grows calibration service  Amsterdam, Netherlands

Lifting and rigging equipment supplier Van Gool has marked a year since installing a new 350 T capacity calibration rig at its facility near Amsterdam, Netherlands. The machine, which...

Simulator adds stand-ups  Newport Beach, CA, United States

Forklift-Simulator has released a Stand Up VR Forklift-Simulator with training capability for three trucks: stand-up reach trucks, stand-up counterbalance forklifts and man-up order pickers. "With the Stand Up Desktop...
Greece is facing a shortage of forklift operators and experts are blaming bureaucracy. Kathimerini English Edition attributes the shortage to "antiquated laws requiring a long apprenticeship and more than...
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Expanding their product offering, Panacea Aftermarket Co. is pleased to present to you their BEAST Smart Forklift Scales.
Reducing waste may not always be easy but it's both environmentally and economically rewarding. Cat Lift Trucks discusses how a company can significantly reduce its environmental impacts.
As more vehicles are introduced into working spaces such as warehouses or ports, safety of pedestrians and other users become more of a concern. Protecting lives and reducing risk of injury is paramount to any material handing situation.
As the packaging industry adapts to increased demand and changing technology, the opportunity for growth is stronger than ever with the right tools for the job. Cascade has the specialty attachments that offer the best way forward.

Yale's new UX Series GDP lift trucks respond to extensive demand for cost-effective material handling solutions available from a supplier that customers can trust, with reputable service through its extensive dealer networks.
Do YOU need "The Backbone"? If you use stand up forklifts and reach trucks around racking, where there's the possibility of underride, the answer is "Yes".
Make the change to cleaner and more reliable power with lithium drop-in battery solutions for material handling equipment, from RoyPow Technology.
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The city Quito in Equador sits at an elevation of 2,850 meters (9,350 feet) and is the second highest capital city in the world and the closest capital city to the equator. It has been inhabited since at least 800CE by the Quitu people.

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