BLP Adds Portable Test Bed

Bishop Lifting Products (BLP), Houston, Texas, which is a 2011 Event Partner for Crane & Rigging Conference and Industrial Crane & Hoist Conference, announces the addition of a 150,000-pound portable proof test truck to its fleet of testing equipment. The portable test bed allows the company to perform on-site proof testing, repair, and RFID tagging […]

31/05/2011 - 04:00 am

Autec Achieves TÜV SÜD Certification

Italian control systems manufacturer Autec has achieved TÜV SÜD certification for the safety functions of its Dynamic Series of radio remote controls. German-headquartered certification organization TÜV SÜD’s certified experts and technical consultants optimize technology, systems and expertise at over 600 locations in Europe, America and Asia. Third party certification of safety functions assures the customers […]

31/05/2011 - 04:00 am

Demag Cranes Rejects Terex’s Purchase Offer

According to Reuters, Demag Cranes has rejected the $1.3 billion bid (880 million euro) from Terex. Demag's management and supervisory boards recommended that shareholders should not accept the 41.75 euro-per-share offer because the price was too low, and Terex did not state its plans for Demag Cranes. "Terex has not initiated any discussions with the […]

31/05/2011 - 04:00 am

Manitou Names New President for Rough Terrain Handling Division

Manitou Group, Ancenis, France, has named Eric Lambert as the new president of its Rough Terrain Handling division following the recent departure of Christian Caleca. Lambert, 43, joins the telehandler manufacturer from Alstom Grid, where he worked since 2009 as managing director of its Aix-les-bains site, specializing in high-voltage gas isolated substations. The Manitou Rough […]

26/05/2011 - 04:00 am

Chain & Rigging to Sponsor CRC Canada

Alberta, Canada-based Continental Chain & Rigging has signed up as associate sponsor for Maximum Capacity Media's (MCM) Crane & Rigging Conference (CRC) Canada, which will take place Oct. 12-13, 2011 at the Fantasyland Hotel, Alberta. Continental Chain & Rigging services the Western Canadian region through an established distributorship and customer partnerships. Its 40,000 square-foot facility […]

25/05/2011 - 04:00 am

Eco-Certification Designation For Eriez Magnets

Eriez, Erie, Pa., which manufactures lifting magnets, has developed an eco-certification designation for a variety of the company’s magnetic separation and recycling equipment as well as its line of small feeders. The self-certified program was put in place in October 2010 and will expand into other product categories after an internal analysis. Equipment identified by […]

25/05/2011 - 04:00 am

Toyota Doubles Genuine Parts Warranty

Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), Irvine, Calif., has doubled the manufacturer’s warranty on new Toyota Genuine Parts purchased through an authorized Toyota Industrial Equipment dealer from six months or 1,000 hours to 12 months or 2,000 hours—whichever occurs first from the date of sale. The warranty is also offered on remanufactured Toyota replacement parts […]

24/05/2011 - 04:00 am

Nissan Forklift Corp. Adds Carolina Industrial Trucks to Dealer Network

Nissan Forklift Corp., Marengo, Ill., has announced Carolina Industrial Trucks as its new authorized distributor to cover the Charlotte, N.C. regional area. Effective immediately, Carolina Industrial Trucks has responsibility for Nissan Forklift new equipment sales, aftermarket parts and service in the following counties: Cabarrus, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan and Union. Headquartered in Charlotte, […]

24/05/2011 - 04:00 am

Haeco Introduces 880-Pound Capacity Ergonomic Manipulator

Haeco, Loveland, Ohio, has launched a new, 880-pound capacity ergonomic manipulator for maneuvering and orienting heavy loads. The Famatec Friendly manipulator counterbalances heavy loads to allow an operator to suspend, rotate, tilt, and transfer product with precision. It is suitable for pallet loading, handling wheels, bags, dashboards, and small engines, or wood, glass plate, and […]

20/05/2011 - 04:00 am

Eriez Marks 1,000 Days without a Lost-Time Accident

Eriez, Erie, Pa., which manufactures lifting magnets, has marked 1,000 days headquarters employees have worked without a lost-time accident. "This milestone achievement distinctly demonstrates the personal accountability our employees take when it comes to safety," said Tim Shuttleworth, president and CEO. The Erie plant’s previous record for days worked without a lost-time accident was 259. […]

20/05/2011 - 04:00 am

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