Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will supply seven forklift trucks for Outokumpu’s Tornio stainless steel plant in Finland. The Q1 order will be delivered in Q2 and Q3 this year and includes a five year Essential Care service agreement. Outokumpu’s Tornio plant is the most integrated stainless steel operation in the world. The plant consists of […]
In spite of the economic impact of the global pandemic, Jungheinrich was able to close the 2020 financial year on a very positive note. Incoming orders and sales were valued at EUR 3.8bn (previous year EUR 4.07bn) and earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT), an indicator of a company’s profitability, was listed at EUR 218m […]
Airpes, a manufacturer of lifting, weighing and below-the-hook equipment, has appointed Alex Lozano as technical director for the Americas. Lozano has moved from the company’s headquarters in Barcelona, Spain; the dual-citizen is fluent in both English and Spanish. As the global pandemic eases, Lozano’s role will evolve into a more exclusively site-based, customer-facing position. Lozano […]
The Crosby Group, a leader in lifting, rigging, and material handling hardware, has appointed Wim Fabricius as managing director for the EMEA region. Fabricius will be responsible for leading the business in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and assumes the role from Jason Colwell who will move back to the United States after nearly a […]
Joe Kleiner has been named JLG regional vice president for the Eastern United States and Eastern Canada. Kleiner replaces Brent Miller who has recently been named vice president of Channel Management for JLG. In his new role, Kleiner’s primary focus will be leading JLG’s sales and service growth in the region. “Joe has a long […]
At its manufacturing facility in the UK, Snorkel Europe Limited has achieved two new ISO certifications. The company, which has held ISO 9001 certification for Quality Management Systems for 16 years, achieved ISO 14001 Environmental Management & ISO 50001 Energy Management in 2020. Designed as frameworks which drive continuous improvement, ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 […]
Italian, access equipment manufacturer, CMC has appointed a third dealer in north-eastern Europe with Jysk Lift Service in Denmark. Jysk Lift Service, a company founded in 2005, operates in the access sector both for sales and rental. The company’s focus is on the immediate service and the business partnership which can be established from the […]
OZ Lifting Products LLC has received the 2020 Grainger Partners in Performance (PIP) award—for the third time. The Winona, Minnesota, USA based manufacturer offers its range of davit cranes, hoists and other lifting equipment through Grainger, including its line of composite products that, at 40% lighter than steel, offer high strength-to-weight ratio and are suitable […]
Spanish machinery rental company, Jofemesa has expanded its mobile elevating work platform fleet with the addition of thirty mid-size Snorkel lifts from Ahern Iberica. The leading rental firm has a strong presence in the south east of Spain, with branches in Madrid, Valencia, Alicante, Castellón, Asturias and Málaga. It operates a fleet of more than […]
Community leaders have joined the workforce at Broward County’s Port Everglades in Florida to commission three new Super Post-Panamax gantry cranes, marked with a recent live-streamed ribbon cutting ceremony. The new cranes are the largest of their kind in the world at 175ft and valued at $13.8m each. Each crane has the ability to handle […]
29/03/2021 - 12:48 pm
LHI April 2021
In this month's issue
Manual hoists and winches
IPAF Summit and Awards plus the ePAL app.
Face Time: Joel Cox, president of Pintsch Bubenzer USA.
The drive to electrify aerial lifts continues.
The Insider, service as part of the recovering economy.