Ravas Europe a manufacturer and distributor of weighing systems integrated in hand pallet trucks, warehouse trucks and forklift trucks has added the Bolzoni Group, a leader in forklift attachments and forks business, as a new partner for the worldwide distribution of the Ravas iForks-32, top of the range in forklift truck scales. Frank van Rijnsoever, […]
Haulotte Germany has welcomed a new distributor for the brand in the Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania area of Germany, FSN Fördertechnik. This recent partnership aims at providing a better regional service and support. Located in Rostock, FSN Fördertechnik, is pleased to expand its product range with Haulotte. The cooperation agreement with Haulotte Germany enables the subsidiary to […]
TVH in the Americas (TVH), a leading provider of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and industrial equipment industries, is introducing a new International Sales Leadership Team. Jeannette Robinson, International sales director since January 2020, began her career at TVH in 2001, and since then has held positions in finance, sales and […]
Andreas Aronsson has been appointed as the new vice president of sales for Åkerströms Björbo AB. Aronsson’s most recent assignment was at ArcelorMittal BE Group SSC AB where he worked as sales and marketing manager. Anna Stiwne, CEO at Åkerströms, said, “Andreas is very skilful and has broad experience within sales in the manufacturing heavy […]
Oil & Steel has appointed Hird Ltd as the new Oil & Steel distributor for the UK market. Hird has more than 35 years of experience in renting and selling machinery and equipment for materials lifting and moving and working at height. The company’s expertise and experience in the minicrane rental sector has contributed to […]
Brian Parker has been appointed as the head of Safety and Technical for the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF). He joins from AFI-Uplift Ltd and takes up the post on 2 October, reporting to Peter Douglas, IPAF’s CEO and managing director. Most recently, Parker was group business development manager-Technical Support at AFI and brings 24 […]
Ahern Ibérica, the official provider for Snorkel lifts in Spain and Portugal, is pleased to announce that it is expanding its product portfolio as the new official distributor for Dinolift Oy in Spain and Portugal. Dinolift Oy is a Finnish company who produces a range of high specification yet lightweight mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) […]
Narrow Aisle Ltd has a contract to supply a fleet of its latest electric-powered Flexi LiTHiON articulated forklift trucks to Samsung Mexicana for operation in the company’s Tijuana plant, where semi-conductor devices and electronic components for the automotive and consumer sectors are produced. In all, eight space-saving Flexi LiTHiON models – built at Narrow Aisle’s […]
Falcon Lifts has delivered a Falcon Spider FS 330Z to a painting company based in Nuuk Greenland. The Falcon, which will also be available for rental, is already in operation at various construction sites in the Nuuk area. Because of the harsh climate and often very cold temperatures a spider of the highest specification was […]
Diversified Product Development, marketer of the LineWise, LiftWise and DesignWise brands, has broken ground on a new headquarters and production facility in Waco, Texas, USA. The 60,000sqft building, which is scheduled for completion in January 2021, will replace the company’s current facility in Waco. Diversified currently employs approximately 60 people, including engineers, designers, sales and […]
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LHI November/December 2020
In this month's issue
Face Time: industry’s eminent leaders to tell us about their year.
The Insider: Doug Stitt, of The Caldwell Group Inc, says don’t waste time over things you can’t control.
MEWP spiders – adoption and product development trends.