Niko Group announces formation of Niko Crane Systems SA

The Niko Group has created a new division, Niko Crane Systems SA, which will focus on the expansion of the lifting solutions currently provided by the group. Established in 1972, Niko – Helm Hellas SA has concentrated in offering high quality overhead conveyor systems, sliding door fittings and handling systems (light cranes, festoon systems and […]

18/01/2022 - 12:48 pm

VisionNav introduces driverless forklift truck range to the European market

VisionNav Robotics – the driverless, vision-guided industrial vehicle specialist –is bringing its range of fully automated, vision-guided forklift trucks and intelligent operating systems to the European market. The VisionNav range includes driverless counterbalanced forklift trucks, reach trucks, stackers and tow tractors and, in keeping with the company’s global marketing strategy, VisionNav Robotics is looking to […]

13/01/2022 - 10:39 am

Konecranes partners with Pesmel to supply automated warehouse container handling systems

Konecranes is partnering with Pesmel to supply automated warehouse container handling technology with the aim of revolutionising material handling in logistics hubs and distribution centres. Konecranes and Pesmel signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 25 November 2021, to provide the globally available new solution under the Konecranes brand. The solution will handle containers fully automatically […]

12/01/2022 - 16:39 pm

Kalmar partners with Coast Autonomous to speed the development of robotic solutions

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a joint development agreement with Coast Autonomous Inc to speed up the development and launch of robotic solutions across its mobile equipment offering.  To emphasise the common long-term interests of the partnership between the companies, Kalmar has become a minority shareholder of Coast Autonomous. The joint development agreement and […]

05/01/2022 - 15:24 pm

Certex UK opens in Taiwan

Doncaster, UK-based Certex UK will serve the renewable energy market from a new office in Taiwan, which began operations on 1 January 2022. Certex UK is part of the Lifting Solutions Group, one of six divisions within the Axel Johnson International business. Certex provides products and services to various stakeholders within the wind energy sector, […]

05/01/2022 - 15:13 pm

Kion Group opens new forklift truck plant in China

At the end of last year the Kion Group AG officially opened its new counterbalance truck plant in the Chinese city of Jinan (Shandong province). In addition, it also laid the foundation stone for an additional plant for supply chain solutions in the immediate vicinity that will house a technology centre and state-of-the-art manufacturing lines. […]

04/01/2022 - 12:20 pm

Snorkel’s Elwood facility celebrates 10,000 S3219E scissor lifts

Snorkel is celebrating the production of its 10,000th Snorkel S3219E electric slab scissor lift at its assembly facility in Elwood, Kansas, USA. The Snorkel S3219E was introduced in February 2015 as the first model in a completely redesigned family of electric slab scissor lifts for the company. Designed and engineered in Elwood, Kansas, the company […]

21/12/2021 - 12:01 pm

Ausa launches five year growth plan

Ausa, the global manufacturer of compact all-terrain industrial vehicles, has signed a sale agreement for the Excelway range with Madvac, the Canadian manufacturer of compact multi-purpose chassis and vehicles and with Kaoussis, Greece’s leading manufacturer of waste management equipment. AUSA road maintenance and cleaning vehicles were marketed under the Excelway brandname, but now Ausa will […]

21/12/2021 - 11:46 am

EPMC becomes BVS Crane’s Netherlands distributor

EPMC Europe has been appointed as BVS Crane’s exclusive distributor in the Netherlands. The agreement between the Turkish and the Dutch company was completed last week. Participating in the contract signing ceremony was Önder Bülbüloğlu, Mehmet Erol and A Önder Topuz from BVS Cranes and Gerrit de Groot and Adrie van den Broek from EPMC Europe […]

20/12/2021 - 16:04 pm

Business launch of Liftket UK

All the arrangements and basic requirements have been met to successfully launch the business of Liftket UK Ltd. The new company location in Ellesmere Port is being realised. In addition to an office wing, there is enough storage and workshop space to enable the company to stock and assemble both Liftket and Chainmaster hoists and […]

10/12/2021 - 15:33 pm

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