Konecranes partners with Pesmel to supply automated warehouse container handling systems

Konecranes is partnering with Pesmel to supply automated warehouse container handling technology with the aim of revolutionising material handling in logistics hubs and distribution centres. Konecranes and Pesmel signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 25 November 2021, to provide the globally available new solution under the Konecranes brand. The solution will handle containers fully automatically […]

12/01/2022 - 16:39 pm
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CMC is export champion

Italian MEWP manufacturer, CMC, is among the 2022 Export Champions, according to the special ranking published by one of Italy’s leading economic and financial newspapers, Il Sole 24 Ore, and the German statistic website, Statista. CMC says that in the long-post-pandemic situation that we are experiencing, CMC has been able to maintain high standards of […]

12/01/2022 - 16:31 pm

AVI Cranes adds Haulotte lifting equipment

In mid-December, Haulotte Africa’s service team visited AVI Cranes to provide in-depth training to the technical teams. The Israel-based construction equipment rental company recently added more than 50 Haulotte aerial work platforms to its fleet. AVI Cranes is one of the largest powered access specialists in Israel, supplying machines to major industrial companies in the […]

12/01/2022 - 16:28 pm
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Donati recognised with Italian Excellence Award

Italian crane and lifting specialist, Donati has received the ‘100 Italian Excellence’ Award in the “Lifting loads and internal movement” category, 2021. The purpose of the award is to identify 100 companies or individuals which contribute to the growth of Italy. The exclusive gala evening, held in Rome on 16 December 2021 at Campidoglio, was […]

12/01/2022 - 16:01 pm

Rentem buys 53 Snorkel electric scissor lifts

Nuremberg, Germany-based rental company, Rentem has taken delivery of 53 custom-painted Snorkel electric slab scissor lifts. This most recent order includes Snorkel S3215E, S3219E, S3226E, S4726E, S4732E models, as well as Snorkel’s new S4740E electric scissor lifts. The units were manufactured at Snorkel’s facility in the United Kingdom and finished with Snorkel’s industry-leading dual coat […]

10/01/2022 - 13:10 pm

Mazzella Companies Acquires Contractors & Industrial Supply

Mazzella Companies has acquired Contractors & Industrial Supply Co Inc (CIS). This acquisition further strengthens Mazzella’s footprint in Tennessee and Alabama in the US and reinforces Mazzella’s commitment to be a one-stop resource for lifting, crane service, cranes, and rigging services and solutions. CIS was founded in 1970 by Hank Schiller and serves a variety […]

05/01/2022 - 16:15 pm

Kalmar partners with Coast Autonomous to speed the development of robotic solutions

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a joint development agreement with Coast Autonomous Inc to speed up the development and launch of robotic solutions across its mobile equipment offering.  To emphasise the common long-term interests of the partnership between the companies, Kalmar has become a minority shareholder of Coast Autonomous. The joint development agreement and […]

05/01/2022 - 15:24 pm

Certex UK opens in Taiwan

Doncaster, UK-based Certex UK will serve the renewable energy market from a new office in Taiwan, which began operations on 1 January 2022. Certex UK is part of the Lifting Solutions Group, one of six divisions within the Axel Johnson International business. Certex provides products and services to various stakeholders within the wind energy sector, […]

05/01/2022 - 15:13 pm
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Hyster honoured for growing heavy-duty electric portfolio

Hyster Company has been awarded a 2021 Green Supply Chain Award from the Supply & Demand Chain Executive. The company won recognition for a growing range of electric options available for a more expansive set of industries and applications, including those reliant on high-capacity lift trucks traditionally powered by internal combustion engines. “As emissions regulations […]

04/01/2022 - 12:57 pm

Kion Group opens new forklift truck plant in China

At the end of last year the Kion Group AG officially opened its new counterbalance truck plant in the Chinese city of Jinan (Shandong province). In addition, it also laid the foundation stone for an additional plant for supply chain solutions in the immediate vicinity that will house a technology centre and state-of-the-art manufacturing lines. […]

04/01/2022 - 12:20 pm

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