Lift Turn Move Ltd (LTM) has promoted Robert Price to managing director of the Wirral, UK-based supplier of lifting and rigging equipment to the industrial and entertainment markets, reporting directly to the board of directors. Price, previously general manager and, before that, head of sales, will lead the ongoing growth of the business, following the […]
“In-stock inventory matters in our industry,” said Doug Stitt, president and CEO at The Caldwell Group Inc, “and Caldwell is responding to serve distributors better.” Caldwell recently increased in-stock inventory levels on more than 400 of the company’s best-selling items and has given the go-ahead for manufacturer representatives and inside sales teams to begin sharing […]
The largest construction project in HBC’s history is close to a successful completion. In the last few months, a new building with a total area of around 5500sqm, spread over three floors plus basement, was built at the HBC production site in Crailsheim, Germany. The new building enables the company to significantly expand its production […]
Gill Riley OBE, managing director of lifting solutions specialists, GGR Group, has been recognised for her entrepreneurial achievements by being presented with the EY (Ernst & Young) Entrepreneur Award for the North of the UK. EY World Entrepreneur of the Year convenes visionary founders, CEOs and business leaders from around the world in the ultimate […]
Konecranes has appointed Juha Pankakoski executive vice president, Port Solutions and member of the Konecranes leadership team. He will start in this position on 7 September 2023, and will report to Konecranes’ president and CEO Anders Svensson. Juha Pankakoski will succeed Mika Mahlberg, executive vice president, Port Solutions, who will step down from the Konecranes […]
In a global aerial work platform market that remains as dynamic as ever, and where pressure on component supplies continues to decrease, Haulotte recorded historic half-year sales of €403.7 million up +40% on the previous year. This change is mainly due to the sharp rise in volumes sold and the positive impact of price increases. […]
Waregem-based parts specialist TVH will become the main sponsor of the Belgian Rugby Federation for at least the next three years. In a joint press conference, CEO of TVH Dominiek Valcke and president of the Belgian Rugby Federation Michiel Leysen presented the plans. On 9 September, the national league starts, which will be called the […]
With rapidly accelerating developments in technology and seemingly no let-up in the emergence of ever more complex supply chain challenges, the modern logistics professional has a lot to consider before deciding on the materials handling equipment that best suits their company’s intralogistics needs. So, to mark the start of the countdown to IMHX 2025 (September […]
Port Houston in Texas has ordered five Konecranes hybrid RTGs for its Barbours Cut Container Terminal to support its long-term improvement programme covering channel development and land infrastructure investment. The order was booked in Q3 2023, with the cranes to be delivered at the beginning of 2025. Port Houston is continuing to hybridise RTG container […]
Mazzella Companies has acquired Newell Davis Company of Wilmington, North Carolina. This acquisition further strengthens Mazzella’s footprint in the Atlantic region of the US and along the eastern seaboard. It also reinforces Mazzella’s commitment to be a one-stop provider for rigging equipment and sling assemblies, engineered lifting solutions, training, and the inspection and repair of […]
16/09/2023 - 18:20 pm
LHI September 2023
In this month's issue
Take care of mental health.
Kalmar’s Green Chair online.
Cable management for forklifts
Asian MEWP market.
The Insider, Steve Napieralski.