News Edition #1129 - 25 May 2023

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Our thoughts go out to the people of Italy as they attempt to recover from the recent devastating floods. Manufacturer Carer was among those affected, with the factory inundated. Work is currently under way to restore the facility and resume production, as we report in this newsletter. The company has already pledged to rise from the ruins, stronger than ever – and we wish the management and staff all the best in their efforts. 

Battery technologies aid performance, efficiency and sustainability
When it comes to new battery technologies, forklift fleet managers are spoilt for choice. As Matthew McDonald reports, the best of these products are not only good news for the environment but also for the bottom line. Read the story


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Safety Show hits Brisbane  Brisbane, Qld, Australia
The Workplace Health & Safety Show will be held in Brisbane for the first time in 2023. The event provides safety professionals with a broad range of offerings, including the...
Logistics firm charged over forklift accident  Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Australian logistics company Arrow Worldwide has been charged with seven offences after a truck driver was seriously injured at a Melbourne freight depot in May, 2021. Steel beams weighing...

The Hyster® Internal Combustion Counterbalanced Forklift provides the ideal solution to meet your less frequent usage needs, without compromising on performance.




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Carer devastated in floods  Ravenna, Italy
Italian forklift manufacturer Carer is in recovery mode after being devastated in the recent flooding in the north of the country. The Ravenna facility was caught in the inundations...
AMH adds second South Florida facility  Wixom, MI, United States
Andersen Material Handling (AMH) has opened a new facility in Miami to meet growing demand for its services in southern Florida. AMH Florida division vice president Bob DiDia says...
H&K Equipment, a Pennsylvania-based materials handling company, is expanding its presence in West Virginia with the opening of a new facility in Beverly. H&K Equipment president George Koch says...
JLG expands production capacity in Tennessee  McConnellsburg, PA, United States
JLG Industries is ramping up its telehandler manufacturing capability at its 500,000 sqft. (46,451 sqm) facility in Jefferson City, Tennessee. The expansion will allow JLG Industries, a subsidiary of...
After a six-month testing period, Kalmar has handed over its first fully electric reachstacker to Netherlands-based logistics company Cabooter Group. The reachstacker will continue operations at Cabooter's Greenport Venlo...

Wiferion launches cloud-based platform 
Combilift adds electric forklift
Hyster adds new models in UK
Big Joe adds features to Pallet Mover  Detroit, MI, United States
Big Joe Forklifts has added new autonomous mobile robot features to its Pallet Mover model, including dynamic mapping, map sharing and zone drop functionality. The new features, developed in...
Autonomous mobile robots manufacturer OTTO Motors has launched a dealer certification program for more than 215 regional offices and 2,000 technicians throughout North America. OTTO Motors director of global...
A Hertfordshire recycler has been fined over a workplace accident involving a telehandler that led to an employee's leg being amputated. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) says in...
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SNDC, manufacturer of electric air conditioning systems, will exhibit at TOC Rotterdam (13-15 June, Booth G.60) and Inter Airport Munich (10-13 October).
We are pleased to introduce our new range of electric air conditioners, especially with heat pump technology, and refrigerant service stations for reefer containers.
SNDC is well known for their innovative solutions, don’t hesitate to visit us at these trade shows dedicated to Terminal Handling.



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Users of lithium batteries should examine a battery pack's performance data to make informed decisions. In this article, OneCharge provides a comprehensive overview of the differences between performance for the most common lithium technologies.
RoyPow LiFePO4 forklift batteries provide a wide variety of advantages from increased efficiency, enhanced productivity, to a lower total cost of ownership, etc., benefiting fleet or forklift owners in their lifetime.
Get out of the battery maintenance business by choosing a battery that provides solid performance, reduces expenses, and eliminates the need for a special charger - the HAWKER WATER LESS® battery.
Battery Supplies offer many different AQ-LITH® LiFePO4 battery solutions for logistics solutions and warehouse equipment.
When it comes to superior battery solutions, Industrial Batteries Australia (IBA) stands out as one of Australia's leading Motive Power providers, offering a wide range of Electric Forklift power solutions that meet the diverse needs of businesses across Australia.
Delta, a global provider of power and thermal management solutions, presents its latest MOOVair 30 kW Wireless Charging System to logistics, industrial and other fields that require electric forklifts, trucks and other large power e-mobility devices.

Baumann, the industry-leading sideloader manufacturer, is launching the EGX X-Plus Series, a new model equipped with technology to enhance safety and efficiency.
Easy-FORK Vision System, with camera and laser beam, is the Bolzoni intelligent solution to ease operations and enhance productivity in low visibility conditions.
Struggling to improve your fleet's efficiency? Battling to reduce your operating costs? Fighting to be eco-friendly? Fear not! Exide Technologies' solution for heavy-duty applications, Tensor, is ready to save the day!
Learn how forklift cameras can elevate the use of telematics systems within the material handling sector by eliminating blind spots and highlighting hazards that may go unnoticed.
The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association hosted The Annual Convention & Exhibitors Showcase from April 29-May 3 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Nashville, TN.
The World Battery & Energy Storage Industry Expo (WBE), formerly Asia Battery Sourcing Fair (GBF ASIA), will be held from the 8th to the 10th August, 2023, at the China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou.

Veshai Handling Equipment Co. is the premier designer & manufacturer of electric lifting & materials equipment.
Veshai not only provides the whole series of standard trucks, we also specialize in specific & multi-function handling equipment, such as vacuum lifters, rotating clamps, rough terrain jacks & stackers, & more. All of Veshai's MA series stackers are standardized with a multi-function fork carrier. For any popular special containers, we aim to provide the best solution for safe and efficient operations.
Veshai is seeking partners worldwide to establish long term co-operation. Contact us! 

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XCMG is the largest manufacturer of construction machinery in China. XCMG retained the No.1 position in China's construction machinery industry for 33 consecutive years, and is ranked No.3 in the global construction machinery industry in 2022.
We are looking for Material Handling Machinery Partners all over the world. If you are interested, please get in contact and you're welcome to join us! 

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