Linde Material Handling expands Remanufacturing Centre in Czech Republic

Linde Material Handling’s Remanufacturing Centre in Velké Bílovice near Brno (Czech Republic), which was only opened in autumn 2017, is being expanded. Up to 2000 trucks per year are to be remanufactured on an area of 6700sqm – an expansion of 48%. The used trucks have a uniform quality standard and contribute to greater sustainability. […]

28/04/2020 - 13:21 pm

2019 was strong year for IPAF

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) experienced a strong trading year in 2019, reporting growth across the board in terms of membership, training delivery and territories covered, leading to increased revenues, up 8.1% compared to 2018, according to the federation’s latest Annual Report. Once again, increased income from events (up almost 28%) and a 5.9% […]

28/04/2020 - 12:14 pm

Student uses COVID downtime to celebrate lifts in Lego

When the senior year for Mechanical Engineering student Jack Ward was put on hold at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA, because of the COVID-19 crisis, he certainly knew how to make the best of a difficult situation. Ward’s approach to constructively pass the time was – naturally – an innovative engineering solution. […]

16/04/2020 - 14:50 pm

Lohke Materieludlejning grows fleet with electric Snorkel lifts

Danish rental company, Lohke Materieludlejning is growing its fleet with more than 130 Snorkel lifts. The orders which were placed in February and March with official Snorkel distributor for Denmark, KH Lift ApS, include 120 Snorkel TM12 telescopic mast lifts, ten Snorkel S3219E electric slab scissor lifts and four Snorkel SL30RTE lithium-ion battery powered Speed […]

14/04/2020 - 12:51 pm

Jungheinrich plant in Moosburg resumes production

As planned, Jungheinrich has resumed operations at its plant in Moosburg, Bavaria, today (14 April). With the start of the early shift, production of electric and IC engine counterbalanced trucks was continued after a two-week break. All Jungheinrich plants are now back in operation. Jungheinrich interrupted production at the Moosburg plant on 27 March due […]

14/04/2020 - 12:39 pm

Brad Boehler joins the board of Hy-Brid Lifts

Hy-Brid Lifts, an industry leader in high-quality, low-level access equipment, has appointed Brad Boehler to its board of directors. In this role, Boehler will tap into his years of industry experience in both engineering and market development to help guide the strategic direction of Hy-Brid Lifts by Custom Equipment, LLC. Boehler’s career spans nearly 25 […]

10/04/2020 - 10:52 am

Capco Crane & Hoist’s record build in race to support COVID-19 victims

  A US medical equipment manufacturer recently asked Capco Crane & Hoist, Inc. to produce a freestanding crane system “in record time”. The fit took place at Nypro Medical’s Boston MetroWest location, to assist in the vital manufacture of ventilators in the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Capco’s management said of their long-time customer, […]

10/04/2020 - 01:19 am

JLG delivers 16 new scissor lifts to Mr Plant Hire

The north-London based rental business Mr Plant Hire has expanded its JLG fleet with 16 new JLG scissor lifts. The company took delivery of the eight R3246 and eight R2632 models, the first of the rebranded R range, in February. “We purchased these new machines shortly after JLG hosted the Access Alliance meeting in October […]

05/04/2020 - 18:07 pm

Chinese Forklift Manufacturer Bounces Back

Following China’s shutdown measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak, most of the nations forklift factories are now back in production. “The Staxx factory has been back to normal production capacity since March,” said Thomas Wang, export director of Ningbo Staxx Material Handling Equipment. “Workers are still following government instructions, wearing masks, undertaking daily disinfection, and […]

03/04/2020 - 18:43 pm

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