Ahern Companies partners with Trackunit for telematics

The Ahern Family of Companies (“Ahern Companies”) has announced that it has selected Trackunit as its telematics platform partner. Owned by Don F Ahern, the Ahern Family of Companies includes Ahern Rentals, the largest independently-owned rental company in North America, high reach OEM’s, Xtreme Manufacturing and Snorkel, and an extensive global distribution network, including Diamond […]

09/06/2020 - 10:15 am

RSS expands JDN range with Profi Air Hoist

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) has secured a nationwide (UK) distributor and service partnership for JD Neuhaus’s (JDN) Profi air hoist range, available in capacities from 250kg up to 100t. The Profi air hoist range, offering air pressure in four or six bar, is an explosion-protected series, suited to heavy-duty industrial use. It is […]

02/06/2020 - 12:54 pm

Ausa expands its presence in Belgium with BIA

Ausa, a specialist in the design, manufacture and sale of compact all-terrain industrial vehicles, has signed an agreement with the BIA Group, a Belgian company dedicated to the sale and service of equipment for public works, mines, quarries and transportation, for distribution and after-sales of Ausa products in Belgium. Juan Urkijo, Ausa’s sales and marketing […]

21/05/2020 - 11:52 am

Sinoboom BV set for summer launch

Sinoboom has announced that the official launch of its European subsidiary, Sinoboom BV, will take place this summer, with the keys to the Ridderkerk (Rotterdam) facility set to be handed over on 1 July. A consignment of MEWPs is on route, consisting of a diverse range of scissor lift and articulating boom lift models which […]

13/05/2020 - 19:13 pm

Riwal lifts families to see loved ones

Riwal, the aerial work platform and telehandler rental and sales specialist, has provided machines to nursing homes that were closed to visitors, enabling families to visit their loved ones. On 18 March 2020, the Dutch government made the decision to close all nursing homes to visitors in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. […]

07/05/2020 - 16:10 pm

GGR supporting safe working on site

As construction sites across the UK begin to re-open, lifting specialist GGR Group is putting out a call to contractors and site workers, to assist with ensuring that social distancing is maintained on site. The 2m guidelines for social distancing has meant that there is increased demand for equipment that can support safe working during […]

07/05/2020 - 11:56 am

3 million autonomous miles incident-free

Seegrid has accomplished 3 million autonomous miles driven without a single personnel safety incident while supporting essential businesses through COVID-19 challenges. Seegrid, a leader in self-driving industrial vehicles for material handling, has announced that its vision guided vehicles (VGVs) reached 3 million autonomous production miles at customer sites without a single personnel safety incident. As […]

06/05/2020 - 20:03 pm

Praise for staff who are keeping Narrow Aisle open for business

John Maguire, managing director of Tipton-based Narrow Aisle Ltd – manufacturer of the Flexi range of articulated forklift truck-based materials handling solutions , has praised the dedication and commitment of the company’s employees who have continued working throughout the Coronavirus pandemic. He said: “Manufacturing is a critical part of the economy and while there is […]

29/04/2020 - 11:19 am

Tycan synthetic chain gets new US distributor

Netherlands company Van Beest BV has appointed US Lift-It Manufacturing Co Inc as the North American Master Distributor for Green Pin Tycan Synthetic Chain. Tycan Synthetic Chain is manufactured from DSM Dyneema DM-20, a fibre designed for demanding industrial applications. Weight for Weight, DM20 is eight times stronger than steel making lightweight Tycan Chain a […]

28/04/2020 - 13:37 pm

Linde Material Handling expands Remanufacturing Centre in Czech Republic

Linde Material Handling’s Remanufacturing Centre in Velké Bílovice near Brno (Czech Republic), which was only opened in autumn 2017, is being expanded. Up to 2000 trucks per year are to be remanufactured on an area of 6700sqm – an expansion of 48%. The used trucks have a uniform quality standard and contribute to greater sustainability. […]

28/04/2020 - 13:21 pm

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