Forkliftaction News edition no. #182 from 04 November 2004 - Print
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This is issue #182 - 04 November 2004 of the weekly newsletter for industry professionals.
 
IN THIS ISSUE

EXTRAS

INSIDE FORKLIFTACTION.COM

NEWS
Doosan is preferred bidder for Daewoo Heavy
Still acquires Stocka
JCB fits over 2000 Plantguard immobilisers
ITA raises bar with high-profile meeting
**Exclusive**: From the ashes… Clark Europe v.2.0
Mitsubishi Heavy incurs loss
TNT takes award for forklift safety
No standard wedding for warehouse pair

MEDIA RELEASES
NEW!!! DURASHIELD *OUTDOOR STORAGE* COVERS For Lift Trucks With RUST INTERCEPT Inhibitor

ADVERTISEMENTS
Expomanejo 2005 - Get involved!
Reach Stackers Priced To Clear
Lisman Vorkheftrucks BV expands
R&R: Welcome Back Raz Jamal!
Full Container Forklift Wanted Late Model Used Machine

FORK TALK: Equipment manufacturers leverage the internet




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CORRECTION: An article in Forkliftaction.com News #179 contained incorrect information about the activities of Enersys Australia and First National Battery Pty Ltd. The corrected article can be seen here. Forkliftaction.com News apologises for the error.




NEWS STORIES

Doosan is preferred bidder for Daewoo Heavy
SEOUL, Korea, South
The South Korean Public Fund Oversight Committee has chosen Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction as its preferred bidder for a 51% stake in Daewoo Heavy Industries & Machinery Co.

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Still acquires Stocka
STOCKAMÖLLAN, Sweden
German company Still GmbH has taken over 100 per cent of Swedish company Stocka Industries AB, one of the world’s oldest niche materials handling equipment makers.

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Expomanejo 2005 - Get involved!
ADVERTISEMENT
Here is YOUR opportunity to participate in THE materials handling show of MEXICO in March 2005.The event will take place in Mexico City's brand new Santa Fe Exhibition Hall, covering 116,000 sq.ft (10,800sqm), of which 36,464 sq.ft. (3,392sqm) will be dedicated exclusively to exhibition booths.
For more info, visit our WEBsite - www.expomanejo.org.mx or email jpvazquez@expomanejp.org.mx.


JCB fits over 2000 Plantguard immobilisers
DEANSGATE, United Kingdom
JCB has now sold more than 2000 machines incorporating its Plantguard Immobilser – introduced in 2003 to clamp down on the multimillion-dollar annual theft of materials handling machines.

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- ITA website -
ITA raises bar with high-profile meeting
MIAMI, FL, United States
Forkliftaction.com News reporter in the US, Roger Renstrom, reports on the 2004 annual meeting of the Industrial Truck Association (ITA).

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Reach Stackers Priced To Clear
ADVERTISEMENT
1998-1999 Terex TFC45 (Qty 3) & TFCH55 (Qty 1) Reach Stackers for sale:
• Stacks 5 high
• 20-40 spreader
• Cummins diesel engine
• Clark transmission,
• 5000-10000 hours
• FOB Jessup, Georgia, USA
• See photo
For more information, contact Jan Rodrigues at Leavitt Machinery & Rentals Inc.
For more information, contact Jan Rodrigues at Leavitt Machinery & Rentals Inc.


**Exclusive**: From the ashes… Clark Europe v.2.0
DUISBURG, Germany
More than a year since it was shut down and its assets sold to FiLCO GmbH, Clark Europe is back in Germany, with fresh plans for growth and a renewed focus.

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Mitsubishi Heavy incurs loss
TOKYO, Japan
The earnings of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd fell in the six months to September 30 as a stronger yen and rising steel prices put pressure on its profits.

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Lisman Vorkheftrucks BV expands
ADVERTISEMENT
Lisman Vorkheftrucks, Europe’s number 1 wholesaler of used forklifts and access equipment, is adding a second building to its existing 12,000 square meter facility.
The additional stockspace allows Lisman to not only increase their volume of stock but also their variety. Access equipment such as scissor lifts and telescopic and articulated booms are a more and more substantial element of Lisman’s product range. Also rough terrain forklifts and telescopics are a more dominant category of Lisman’s stock.
The new building will open next spring, so customers will be able to go forklift shopping in the old or the new warehouse. Lisman customers will have the best choice of a range of high quality used forkllifts and other equipment.
Lisman offers all its customers a warm welcome. Check our website (www.lisman.nl) or contact us on +31 30 68 84 884.


R&R: Welcome Back Raz Jamal!
ADVERTISEMENT
R&R Forklift is the newest forklift parts wholesaler in Canada. We supply parts to a range of end-users and dealers across Canada.
We would like to welcome Raz Jamal back to his previously-leased building. When Raz sold Jamsons Industrial to his partner, he moved to Cambridge and is now officially back at ‘63 McIntyre Place Unit 7’.
R&R Forklift offers the Canadian market the most competitive prices on aftermarket forklift parts and OEM brands including Linde, Hyster and Toyota.
Check out our website, where you can browse our wide parts selection.
For more information, click here to see our feature listing, or visit www.rrforklift.com


TNT takes award for forklift safety
MELBOURNE, Australia
The winner of Victoria, Australia’s Workplace Health & Safety Committee of the Year Award was TNT Express for its review of depot forklift operations.

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No standard wedding for warehouse pair
CRANBURY, NJ, United States
The altar was made of pallets, covered in construction paper and tape. To cap it all, the crooning of the wedding singer was accompanied by the steady beeping of a forklift.

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Full Container Forklift Wanted Late Model Used Machine
ADVERTISEMENT
• Prefer Hyster
• Must be fork tyne machine
• Fitted with 20-40  tyne mounted toplift spreader
• Lift 3 high x 9’6” containers under twistlocks
• Any location welcome

Please send full specifications, photos, hours worked and contact details including phone numbers to:
Email: dan@globequip.biz
Fax: 61 7 3262 5855


MEDIA RELEASES

NEW!!! DURASHIELD *OUTDOOR STORAGE* COVERS For Lift Trucks With RUST INTERCEPT Inhibitor
Just like our quality TUFF TRUK bags used for shipping protection, DURASHIELD *Outdoor Storage* Bags Will Keep Safe And Preserve Your Lift Trucks, Long-Term, Up To One Year!
DURASHIELD industrial shrinkwrap products come with a rust inhibitor as well as a UV inhibitor additive. These inhibitors prevent corrosion and the sun’s ultraviolet rays from damaging your equipment. Protect your rental fleet, used & refurbished trade-ins as well as new lift trucks that must be stored outdoors due to lack of warehouse space.
In addition to outdoor protection, our shrink bags are ideal for export shipping of new and used lift trucks. Salt...

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Email: peter@ctpackagingsystems.com
Visit: www.shrinkfast.com/forklift

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FORK TALK

Equipment manufacturers leverage the internet
OAK BROOK, IL, United States
The internet is having a strong impact on the way the equipment distribution industry conducts business, according to Associated Equipment Distributors, Inc.

Click here for the full Fork Talk feature.



MARKETPLACE

IN THE DISCUSSION FORUMS

TENDERS

JOB VACANCIES

RESUMES

FAST FACTS

EDITORIAL CALENDAR



MARKETPLACE
3 of 6,514 listings
JLG - 4013PS - 2008
Waregem, West Vlaanderen, Belgium
Yale - ERP040V - 2012
Illinois, United States
Komatsu - FD25T-14 - 2005
JOHOR, JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia





IN THE DISCUSSION FORUMS
Promat 2005 - are you going?
"I am thinking about attending Promat 2005 in Chicago. Would you advise me to go there? I am mainly interested in forklifts and exhibitors from the US. I really would like to get a good impression of the show because I have to come over from Germany."
katja_g, Germany






TENDERS
1. Lease two (2) 5,000 lb forklifts - urgent closes 5 Nov
Dover AFB,, DE, United States
Closing: 05 November 2004
Contract: F73TRX42810100






Jobs
1. Sales Representative - Full time
United States, Atlanta, Georgia

2. Lift Truck Serviceman - Full time
United States, Georgia

3. Service Technician - Full time
United States, Bucks County

4. FORKLIFT/ SKIDSTEER MECHANICS - Full time
United States, MIAMI/WEST PALM/FT MYERS/NAPLES/FL

5. Field Service Technician - Full time
United States, Delaware Valley

6. Sales Executive - Materials Handling - Full time
Australia, NSW

7. Customer Center Operations Manager - Full time
United States, Columbus, Indiana






Resumes
1. National Sales Manager - Full time
Orlando, Florida, United States






FAST FACTS
1. The National Registered Assessors' Association is holding a free forklift safety seminar on Nov 17 in Mordialloc, Victoria, Australia.

2. NEW!!! DURASHIELD *OUTDOOR STORAGE* COVERS For Lift Trucks With RUST INTERCEPT Inhibitor

3. Rocla Oyj has reported net sales from January-September of EUR63.3 million.

4. PT United Tractors in Indonesia is expanding its capacity for partner Komatsu’s industrial equipment production.





EDITORIAL CALENDAR 2008
January
Review of 2007
February
Forklift safety in warehouses
March
Forklifts in the construction industry
April
Materials Handling in the Benelux
May
Straddle Carriers
June
Attachments: clamps
July
ICE forklifts - trends
August
The forklift market in Australia
September
Batteries and chargers
October
Pallet stackers
November
The forklift market in Russia
December
Automated Guided Vehicles

EDITORIAL CALENDAR 2009
January
Rough Terrain forklifts
February
Safety products in MH
March
Forklift Market in Canada
April
Tow trucks
May
Forklift Market in the United Kingdom
June
Fleet & Asset management
July
Narrow Aisle forklifts
August
Industrial tyres/wheels
September
Forklift batteries and power solutions
October
Side loaders
November
Explosion-proof forklifts
December
Forklift Market in India





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