New LEEA chairman engages technology drive

Kat Moss succeeds Richard Money as chairman of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) in January 2022, with Oliver Auston taking on her previous role of vice chairman. Moss, who has been a member of the board for almost six years, paid tribute to Richard Money, who ends a tenure as LEEA chairman that has […]

02/12/2021 - 17:46 pm

The Crosby Group acquires Airpes

Airpes Sistemas Integrales de Manutencion Y Pesaje S.L. (Airpes) based in Barcelona, Spain has been acquired by The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and load securement hardware. Airpes is a leader in developing and manufacturing innovative lifting, handling, and weighing solutions for customers in the wind energy and industrial markets.  Airpes’ highly […]

02/12/2021 - 16:56 pm

ProLift Rigging has acquired Prime Rigging

ProLift Rigging Company, LLC, has officially acquired Prime Rigging, LLC, based in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. Founded in 2005, Prime Rigging is a premier Midwest, USA,  provider of rigging and industrial related services in the pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries. Prime will maintain its full-service location in Lincoln and will continue to provide excellent service throughout the […]

01/12/2021 - 18:42 pm

Verton appoints Tim Ekert as new CEO

Tim Ekert has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of Verton, effective 1 November 2021. Although Ekert has been acting in the role for some time as part of a structured succession plan, his appointment has only just been formalised. Ekert will replace the current CEO, Trevor Bourne, who will remain a director […]

01/12/2021 - 17:51 pm
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Liebherr-MCCtec GmbH awarded gold sustainability rating

Liebherr-MCCtec has been awarded a gold medal from independent corporate responsibility auditor EcoVadis. EcoVadis, is the world’s most trusted business sustainability ratings supplier with over 75,000 companies participating. Liebherr-MCCtec GmbH is part of the Liebherr Group and is a divisional holding company for maritime cranes, crawler cranes, duty cycle crawler cranes as well as pilling […]

01/12/2021 - 16:31 pm

Kalmar’s straddle carrier technology enhances Kingston Freeport Terminal

Kalmar has signed a contract to supply the Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL) with four diesel-electric straddle carriers for use at its terminal in Kingston, Jamaica. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2021 Q4 order intake with delivery scheduled to be completed during Q3 2022. KFTL is a strategic transhipment hub in the Caribbean, located […]

01/12/2021 - 15:52 pm

The Crosby Group invests in centralised warehouse to serve EMEA region

The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and material handling hardware, will more than double the size of its warehouse in Heist-op-den-Berg, Belgium, to meet growing demands in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region. The expansion will empower business partners to source all The Crosby Group products from one place. The […]

23/11/2021 - 14:12 pm

Jungheinrich expands production capacities in Czech Republic

Jungheinrich is expanding its production capacities with a new plant in the Czech city of Chomutov. In particular, the Jungheinrich Group’s production of reach trucks will take place in the roughly 37,000sqm facility starting in 2023. Construction is due to start in 2022. The project budget is around €60 million. The construction of the new […]

23/11/2021 - 14:02 pm

LiftEurop launches a new website

The Luxembourgish manufacturer of lifting accessories LiftEurop has launched a new website. This entirely revisited version is designed to offer a more fluid and pleasant browsing experience to the users. As for many companies, a website is one of the essential supports for the marketing of products. LiftEurop has, therefore, completely redesigned its website, with […]

23/11/2021 - 13:44 pm

New headquarters for Bonfiglioli Spain

Tecnotrans Bonfiglioli, SA, the Spanish branch of the Bonfiglioli Italian multinational gearmotor, drive system and planetary gearbox specialist, is changing its headquarters to the municipality of Castellbisbal, in the province of Barcelona. This change will take effect in August 2022, driven by the company’s aim for growth and for the renovation of its facilities. David […]

23/11/2021 - 13:24 pm

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