Combilift’s 60,000th truck delivered

The Irish manufacturer Combilift recently marked a further milestone when its 60,000th unit came off the production lines at the company HQ in Monaghan and was shipped to the other side of the world. The customer taking delivery of this special forklift is Metroll, a leading Australian manufacturer and supplier of steel building products including […]

16/07/2021 - 10:48 am

Five lithium-powered Snorkel rough terrain scissor lifts enter full production

Snorkel has commenced full production on five lithium-ion battery powered compact rough terrain scissor lift models. Now in production in Snorkel’s assembly facilities in the UK and New Zealand, the five new ‘RTE’ electric rough terrain scissor lifts expand Snorkel’s lithium-powered range of zero emission rough terrain aerial lifts and telehandlers to a total of […]

16/07/2021 - 10:00 am

Kion Group starts forklift production in new Polish plant.

The Kion Group has opened a cutting-edge industrial truck plant in the Polish town of Kołbaskowo, near Szczecin. The site will produce counterbalance trucks for all brand companies within the Kion Industrial Trucks & Services segment. This includes model series previously produced at sites in western Europe, with the aim of enhancing the degree of […]

15/07/2021 - 20:13 pm

YOKE achieves full membership status of LEEA

Following a comprehensive audit of its Taichung manufacturing plant, which is its centre of excellence for forging, heat treatment and CNC machining, YOKE is proud to add the LEEA full member status to its extensive list of approvals and industry memberships. Steven Hong, chairman of YOKE Industrial Corporation said, ”I am delighted that our team […]

08/07/2021 - 08:09 am

Sparrows Group wins large contract in defence sector   

Sparrows Group (Sparrows), the engineering and maintenance services specialist has secured a contract to support a dockyard in the south west of England, marking the company’s first large project in the defence sector. The deal will see Sparrows design, code, install and test control system upgrades for seven dock cranes, which will significantly future proof […]

06/07/2021 - 15:51 pm

The European Commission commences Phase II review of the merger between Konecranes and Cargotec

On 1 October 2020, Konecranes Plc (“Konecranes”) and Cargotec Corporation (“Cargotec”) announced that the companies had signed a combination agreement and planned to combine through a merger, subject to regulatory and other approvals (the “Transaction”). Konecranes and Cargotec confirm that they have filed for approval in many of the jurisdictions where the transaction requires regulatory […]

06/07/2021 - 15:44 pm

Dellner Bubenzer relaunches at AIST

Dellner Brakes, owner of Pintsch Bubenzer, relaunched as Dellner Bubenzer on 29 June, 2021 at the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) Conference and Exposition which took place 28 June to 1 July at Music City Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. A new website has also gone live at www.dellnerbubenzer.com. Dellner Brakes JHS, Dellner Brakes, Dellner […]

05/07/2021 - 10:00 am

Kalmar accelerates its product development with 5G private network

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, together with Telia and Telia’s partners Digita and Nokia, has implemented a new stand-alone 5G network for its Technology and Competence Centre in Tampere, Finland. In Tampere, Kalmar has the industry’s largest port automation test field and world-class facilities and laboratories for prototyping, simulation, testing, monitoring and optimisation. Thanks to the […]

22/06/2021 - 13:34 pm

Lift Safe adds low-level MEWPs

One of the UK’s leading independent providers of material handling equipment is expanding its product range with low-level access. Lift Safe, which is celebrating 20 years in business, has become an authorised distributor for the Safelift range of low-level access platforms. Low-level access equipment is increasingly used instead of stepladders and scaffold podiums for working […]

09/06/2021 - 16:15 pm

FSI Franskan becomes Leguan lifts distributor for France

Finnish spider lift manufacturer, Leguan Lifts, has a new distributor partnership with FSI Franskan. The new distributor will strengthen the sales and after sales network of Leguan Lifts in France and focus to serve the fast-growing clientele especially in the landscaping and tree care market segments. Jori Mylläri, vice president of sales and marketing of […]

08/06/2021 - 13:59 pm

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