Jungheinrich expands production capacities in Czech Republic

Jungheinrich is expanding its production capacities with a new plant in the Czech city of Chomutov. In particular, the Jungheinrich Group’s production of reach trucks will take place in the roughly 37,000sqm facility starting in 2023. Construction is due to start in 2022. The project budget is around €60 million. The construction of the new […]

23/11/2021 - 14:02 pm

LiftEurop launches a new website

The Luxembourgish manufacturer of lifting accessories LiftEurop has launched a new website. This entirely revisited version is designed to offer a more fluid and pleasant browsing experience to the users. As for many companies, a website is one of the essential supports for the marketing of products. LiftEurop has, therefore, completely redesigned its website, with […]

23/11/2021 - 13:44 pm

New headquarters for Bonfiglioli Spain

Tecnotrans Bonfiglioli, SA, the Spanish branch of the Bonfiglioli Italian multinational gearmotor, drive system and planetary gearbox specialist, is changing its headquarters to the municipality of Castellbisbal, in the province of Barcelona. This change will take effect in August 2022, driven by the company’s aim for growth and for the renovation of its facilities. David […]

23/11/2021 - 13:24 pm

Twenty push-around scissors for Smiths Hire

Smiths Hire is pushing forward with a recent investment in twenty Snorkel S3010P push-around scissor lifts. The units, which were manufactured at Snorkel’s facility in Washington, Tyne and Wear, UK, were delivered to Smiths Hire on 12 November and immediately deployed in its hire fleet. Scott McCall of Snorkel UK handed over the units to […]

23/11/2021 - 12:51 pm

Liftal acquires Damen Hoisting

Liftal Hijstechniek acquires Damen Hoisting. The agreement was effected on 1 October and the organisation will be incorporated into the full-service specialist in lifting and hoisting technology. For Liftal this is a strategic expansion in the Rotterdam region, for Damen a choice to stay with its core business. Damen Hoisting was established five years ago […]

20/11/2021 - 17:00 pm

Eurotransit orders Konecranes RMGs for Kazakhstan terminal

The Eurotransit Group of Companies (Eurotransit) in Kazakhstan has ordered two Konecranes Rail-Mounted Gantry (RMG) cranes for its new intermodal terminal under construction in Dostyk, near the border with China. The order was booked in August 2021 and the cranes will be delivered in Q4 2022. In addition to the intermodal terminal under construction, Eurotransit […]

09/11/2021 - 15:23 pm

Ainscough selects new generation Valla crane

Machinery moving and installation specialist Ainscough Industrial Services has taken delivery of a new generation 21t Manitex Valla 210R  crane – the very first to come off the production line. The industrial crane was sold to Ainscough Industrial Services by Manitex Valla Cranes’ UK and Ireland distributor, Hird. It is one of the first machines […]

09/11/2021 - 15:13 pm

Lithiums for Loxam

Loxam Denmark has invested in eight Snorkel lithium compact rough terrain scissors from Ahern Denmark. The order included four Snorkel S3370RTE and four Snorkel S3970RTE, which were manufactured by Snorkel in the UK, and feature Loxam’s distinctive red and grey livery in a long-lasting dual-coat powder paint finish. The scissor lifts were delivered to Ahern […]

01/11/2021 - 17:50 pm

Angela Chen builds bridges to Europe for Yoke

Yoke Industrial Corp, has promoted of Angela Chen to regional sales director – Europe. Over eight years working both at Yoke’s HQ in Taiwan, followed by relocation to Europe; Chen focusses on growing the distribution channels of lifting products and creates stronger bridge between customers in Europe and its headquarters in Taiwan. Yoke says that […]

01/11/2021 - 15:23 pm

Promise to Perform Industries acquires Transol Corp and its subsidiaries

Promise to Perform Industries Inc has acquired all the assets of Transol Corporation. The acquisition includes all of Transol Corporation’s subsidiaries, including Spanco Inc, Rigid Lifelines Inc, and Lug-All Corporation – leading American manufacturers of overhead material handling systems, fall protection systems, and manual cable and web strap come along ratchet winch hoists, respectively. The acquisition […]

01/11/2021 - 14:38 pm

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LHI Jan/Feb 2022

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