Siemens Introduces Quarter-Turn Quick Cable Connector

Siemens Industry, Inc., Atlanta, has introduced a new quick-connecting cable coupler that locks in with a quarter turn and protects against vibration shakeout on its Motion-Connect® line of power and signal cables. The mechanism, called Speed Connect, makes installation and changeover fast and easy, even in restricted spaces, says a Siemens news release. No tools are needed, […]

22/02/2011 - 04:00 am

High Profile Professor to Address Ergonomics at ICHC

A decorated, industry heavyweight has signed up to speak at the Industrial Crane & Hoist Conference (ICHC), which will be co-located at the ProMat trade show at McCormick Place South in Chicago, Ill., on Tues., March 22, 2011. ICHC is staged by Industrial Lift & Hoist magazine. Carter J. Kerk, Professor of Industrial Engineering at […]

21/02/2011 - 04:00 am

New Casters for Uneven Surfaces

Hamilton Caster, Hamilton, Ohio, has launched the new 7500 caster series for carrying heavy loads over uneven surfaces. Constructed with Hamilton’s trademark premium forged steel design and heavy duty, semi-pneumatic tires, the casters offer twice the load capacity of a traditional pneumatic caster, it said. They deliver a smooth ride—even over rough or broken concrete—that […]

18/02/2011 - 04:00 am

Ingersoll Rand’s New Line of Jib Cranes

Ingersoll Rand, Davidson, N.C., a pioneer in the development of overhead material handling equipment, has launched its new line of jib crane products designed to meet overhead support needs, particularly those with limited headroom. "These first four models to be released represent common configurations our customers need every day to solve their lifting problems," said […]

17/02/2011 - 04:00 am

Cargotec Unveils CeMAT Showcase

Cargotec, Helsinki, Finland, will showcase material handling expertise at CeMAT, the biggest international trade fair for intralogistics, which takes place in Hannover, Germany, 2-6 May, 2011 (hall 25, stand D12). Cargotec recently repositioned its Industrial & Terminal division, comprising former Hiab and Kalmar businesses, while the Marine sector comprises the former MacGregor business. The third […]

17/02/2011 - 04:00 am

Terex Empty Container Handlers Arrive in Brazil

Terex Cranes has delivered two Terex FDC 18K6 empty container handler units to Hipercon Terminais de Carga Ltda, Santos Port, Brazil. As one of the leading logistics companies operating in one of the largest and most complex ports in the country, Hipercon took delivery of its two FDC 18K6 empty container handlers by Terex Cranes […]

16/02/2011 - 04:00 am

Liebherr Introduces Reachstacker in Log Handler Format

Liebherr Group, Bulle, Switzerland, has released the LRS 645 reachstacker in Log Handler format, which was developed especially for operations in the timber handling sector. Designed to optimize wood yard storage space and maintenance costs, the unit is capable of handling logs for pulp and paper mills, chipboard or saw mills and wood terminals. The […]

14/02/2011 - 04:00 am

Winkle Introduces New Magnet Model Ranges

Winkle Industries, Alliance, Ohio, has introduced a new line-up of lightweight scrap magnets developed with the latest version of the company’s proprietary computer modeling software. Winkle’s OptiMag L-Series lifting magnets for scrap recyclers now include two model ranges, the LDSA magnets, updated from the previous LSA standard, and a new ELDSA line created specifically for […]

14/02/2011 - 04:00 am

Top Lift Names New Parts and Service Manager

Top Lift Enterprises Inc., Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada, has named Dan Breznicar new parts and service manager. "Adding quality, experienced people like Dan Breznicar to the Top Lift team is more evidence that as we continue to grow as a company, we will do whatever it takes to earn and keep our customers’ business," said […]

14/02/2011 - 04:00 am

JLG Introduces New LiftPod Personal and Portable Lift

JLG Industries Inc., McConnellsburg, Pa., announced the addition of the new FS60 LiftPod to its work fleet. The FS60 has an enclosed platform, 12-foot working height and 6-foot standing height, allowing workers to move hands-free in a 360-degree range of motion. It consists of three lightweight components, each weighing about 50 pounds, for simple assembly and […]

11/02/2011 - 04:00 am

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