Omni Powertrain Technologies

New moniker for Omni as product brands are streamlined

With operations in the USA, China and Italy, Omni has become a recognised global provider for cutting-edge electrical, hydrostatic and mechanical powertrain solutions. To reflect the market and client need for complete solutions, Omni USA, Inc., the parent firm for Omni Gear, RPM Drivelines, GB Transmissions, FloTorq Hydraulics, and Magelec Propulsion, has announced the consolidation […]

28/10/2020 - 15:05 pm

A-SAFE to quadruple inventory at new warehouse

A-SAFE Inc will relocate its warehouse from Elkridge, Maryland to York, Pennsylvania. The sales office will remain in Baltimore, Maryland. The manufacturer of protective guarding for warehouses, distribution centres, manufacturing facilities and other workplace environments, will start the transition at the turn of the year and compete it prior to vacating the old site by […]

27/10/2020 - 13:34 pm

Manitou formalises Neoline partnership to reduce its carbon footprint

Manitou Group has formalised its partnership with the eco-responsible company Neoline, which specialises in maritime transport via roll-on- roll off (ro-ro) cargo ships. By signing this contract, the group accelerates its ecological transition by choosing a solution that drastically reduces the environmental impact of its exports to the United States. This collaboration between Manitou Group […]

26/10/2020 - 10:09 am
Clark Vietnam

New mass production site for Clark in Vietnam

Clark Material Handling Vietnam Co. Ltd, located in Hai Duong, Cam Giang District, is the newest production site for Clark’s counterbalance forklifts, where it will produce S-Series IC engine trucks and higher capacity trucks for global markets across North America, Europe and Australia. Rolf Eiten, president and CEO of Clark Europe said: “With this strategic […]

24/10/2020 - 18:15 pm

Konecranes and Cargotec to merge                        

Cargotec and Konecranes have announced that they have signed an agreement and a merger plan to combine the two companies. It is anticipated that the merged companies will be well positioned to lead the industry shift towards increased sustainability based on intelligent solutions, by being a lifecycle partner for its customers and prioritising safety in […]

12/10/2020 - 22:06 pm

Snorkel UK announces first-ever Superbike sponsorship

Snorkel UK, the official provider of sales, service and spare parts for Snorkel lifts and Ruthmann Bluelift tracked spider lifts in the United Kingdom has announced its sponsorship of the No. 52 Kawasaki for Morello Racing and British Superbike rider Danny Kent in the 2020 Bennetts British Superbike Championship (BSB) season. By partnering with Norwich-based […]

12/10/2020 - 19:52 pm

The Crosby Group confirms support for AQUAA Act to advance American aquaculture

The Crosby Grou  is supporting the Advancing the Quality and Understanding of America Aquaculture (AQUAA) Act of 2020 recently introduced by US Senators Roger Wicker, Brian Schatz, and Marco Rubio.  The Act proposes a balanced framework for the development of offshore aquaculture in the United States with a process to further grow coastal economies while […]

01/10/2020 - 19:53 pm

Narrow Aisle hit the bulls-eye with sponsorship deal for darts star

UK-based space saving intralogistics solutions specialist, Flexi Narrow Aisle, has hit the bulls-eye by sponsoring rising star of the darts world, Jamie Hughes. Narrow Aisle, manufacturer of the Flexi range of articulated warehouse trucks, will support Hughes as he aims for glory over the coming year. The partnership was launched at Narrow Aisle’s UK head […]

01/10/2020 - 11:04 am

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
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

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LHI October 2020

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