LEEA holds 2020 AGM on Zoom

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) held its AGM on the Zoom platform for the first time ever on Tuesday 22 September. It was joined by 80 members and received proxy votes or apologies from a further 170. The LEEA AGM retains its vital role of conducting the formal business that is essential to a […]

29/09/2020 - 15:00 pm

Two new Project Managers for Bronto Skylift

Bronto Skylift has appointed Jarmo Kokkola (pictured) and Juha Särkijärvi as project managers to oversee and develop the total order-to-delivery process. Jarmo Kokkola is a long-time Brontonian with 12 years of experience from engineering, product management and sales within the company. Juha Särkijärvi on the other hand is a new member of the Bronto Family […]

29/09/2020 - 14:41 pm

Wegmann Automotive relies on automation from Jungheinrich

Jungheinrich is building a new logistics centre for Wegmann automotive in Veitshöchheim, Lower Franconia, Germany. This major project at the company’s headquarters is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2021. Wegmann Automotive is the global market leader for balance weights and battery bushings for automotive production. The company is the exclusive supplier to […]

29/09/2020 - 14:06 pm
LEEA Think Lifting School Lesson
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LEEA to launch Think Lifting Lesson

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) will launch the Think Lifting School Lesson, in association with Lift and Hoist International (LHI) magazine, during a special announcement from CEO Ross Moloney on Zoom at 10am GMT on Tuesday 29 September 2020.  This ‘ready to use’ lesson includes films, content, experiments and hand-outs, designed as a toolkit […]

25/09/2020 - 09:27 am
Lifting Equipment Store USA

Lifting Equipment Store launches in the USA 

UK market leader Lifting Equipment Store, has announced its international expansion into the United States.  In response to the changing demands created by the realities of COVID-19 the core focus of the new US base will be on newly automated service provision, supported by outstanding customer service. Part of the Kingsway Corporation Group, Lifting Equipment […]

24/09/2020 - 17:10 pm
Narrow Aisle Ltd

Narrow Aisle confirm more lift truck users choosing lithium-ion 

Narrow Aisle Ltd – manufacturer of the Flexi range of articulated VNA forklifts – reports that nearly a quarter of all enquiries about new trucks during the second quarter of 2020, named lithium-ion as their preferred forklift power choice. The company believes this is because customers are looking to maximise truck up-time, drive down running […]

23/09/2020 - 22:42 pm

Paul Rankin appointed UK managing director of Nationwide Platforms

Paul Rankin has been appointed UK managing director of Nationwide Platforms with effect from 1 October 2020. He takes on the role from Don Kenny, who as Loxam Powered Access Division CEO has held the interim UK MD role of Nationwide Platforms since March. Rankin has been MD of Nationwide Platforms’ sister operation in the […]

23/09/2020 - 15:36 pm
Jeff Ward Pure Safety Group

New CEO for Pure Safety Group

Pure Safety Group (PSG), the world’s largest independent and training company, with headquarters in Houston, Texas, has named Jeff Ward as chief executive officer.  Previously president of the company’s international operations, Ward has spent the last 20 years in various marketing, sales, operations, and general management roles within premium industrial and consumer goods companies. Prior to […]

23/09/2020 - 14:02 pm

Italian crane manufacturer PM appoint two new senior roles

Leading Italian manufacturer of truck mounted hydraulic cranes PM S.p.A. has announced the appointment of Stefano Ghesini as sales director, Italy and the promotion of Marco Castiglione to export sales director.  Ghesini, who has an extensive knowledge of the PM product, will be tasked with consolidating existing business relationships and expanding the main distribution channels […]

17/09/2020 - 15:29 pm
Dynamic Load Monitoring

New recruit for niche role at Dynamic Load Monitoring

Dynamic Load Monitoring (DLM) recently welcomed Adrian Farwell to the DLM team in a newly created role as Marine Sales Manager. Farwell joined DLM at the start of September with a wealth of experience in the commercial marine sector, primarily cruise ships, super yachts, dredgers and ferries. His role will be to expand his existing […]

14/09/2020 - 20:56 pm

New Issue

LHI October 2020

In this month's issue