Palfinger’s Q3 results show stability despite difficult circumstances

Following a slump in the global economy during the first half of 2020, recovery in the third quarter had a positive effect on Palfinger AG’s revenue and earnings development. Especially in Europe, Russia, China and Latin America, in the third quarter, markets stabilised and contributed to solid profitability. Order levels are currently at nearly at […]

30/10/2020 - 10:56 am
Omni Powertrain Technologies

New moniker for Omni as product brands are streamlined

With operations in the USA, China and Italy, Omni has become a recognised global provider for cutting-edge electrical, hydrostatic and mechanical powertrain solutions. To reflect the market and client need for complete solutions, Omni USA, Inc., the parent firm for Omni Gear, RPM Drivelines, GB Transmissions, FloTorq Hydraulics, and Magelec Propulsion, has announced the consolidation […]

28/10/2020 - 15:05 pm

Find out more about Hydrogen Embrittlement

William Hackett, a leader in the supply of offshore lifting hoists and chains, has released an industry report to help minimise the risk of Hydrogen Embrittlement (HE) and Stress Induced Corrosion Cracking (SICC). The report includes guidance on material choices used in topside and subsea lifts, and is seen as a major step forward in […]

28/10/2020 - 13:44 pm
News  >  Events

Truck operators integral in automated future  

The impact of new technologies and need for adapted training services emerge as key themes during AITT conference Automation was cited as major area of concern at the recent online event hosted by the UK’s Association of Industrial Truck Trainers (AITT). In a poll of attendees, 75% said they are either concerned or recognise there […]

27/10/2020 - 14:02 pm

A-SAFE to quadruple inventory at new warehouse

A-SAFE Inc will relocate its warehouse from Elkridge, Maryland to York, Pennsylvania. The sales office will remain in Baltimore, Maryland. The manufacturer of protective guarding for warehouses, distribution centres, manufacturing facilities and other workplace environments, will start the transition at the turn of the year and compete it prior to vacating the old site by […]

27/10/2020 - 13:34 pm

Changes in Konecranes leadership team

Topi Tiitola  has been appointed senior vice president of Integration and Project Management Office and a member of the Konecranes leadership team. In his role Tiitola will be responsible for business integration and transformation projects. He will report to Rob Smith, president and CEO. Tiitola starts in his new position on 1 November 2020. Consequently, […]

27/10/2020 - 12:46 pm

Manitou formalises Neoline partnership to reduce its carbon footprint

Manitou Group has formalised its partnership with the eco-responsible company Neoline, which specialises in maritime transport via roll-on- roll off (ro-ro) cargo ships. By signing this contract, the group accelerates its ecological transition by choosing a solution that drastically reduces the environmental impact of its exports to the United States. This collaboration between Manitou Group […]

26/10/2020 - 10:09 am
Clark Vietnam

New mass production site for Clark in Vietnam

Clark Material Handling Vietnam Co. Ltd, located in Hai Duong, Cam Giang District, is the newest production site for Clark’s counterbalance forklifts, where it will produce S-Series IC engine trucks and higher capacity trucks for global markets across North America, Europe and Australia. Rolf Eiten, president and CEO of Clark Europe said: “With this strategic […]

24/10/2020 - 18:15 pm

Boels invests in Power Towers

Power Towers Ltd, a JLG company and a leading global manufacturer of low level access, has closed an important supply agreement with Boels Rental. Boels Rental is significantly expanding its low level access offering with a Power Towers line of products. These new solutions will create a safer working environment while improving operator productivity. Jonathan […]

23/10/2020 - 20:08 pm

Nationwide Platforms investing in its sustainable fleet

Nationwide Platforms continues to invest in its fleet with the delivery of 86 electric, hybrid and Stage V-compliant scissor and mast lifts from Skyjack. Looking to provide its customers a solution to the ever-increasing emission and noise pollution regulations, Nationwide Platforms ordered a range of electric scissor and mast lifts, as well as Stage V-compliant […]

14/10/2020 - 20:12 pm

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LHI October 2020

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