The first Global Lifting Awareness Day (GLAD), which took place on 9 July had the lifting industry taking to social media in-force. The day was all about getting the whole industry and the associated supply chains to recognise the importance of high standards in lifting, the significance of quality and how to ensure lifting best […]
9 June may be National Forklift Safety Day in the UK and North America – but Combilift is extending it to a whole week promoting a safer working environment for all those who work with, on or near forklift trucks. Since Combilift was established, a cornerstone of the company’s design philosophy has been to supply […]
In 2018 12,625 forklift accidents were reported in Germany to the DGUV (German Accident Insurance), five of which were fatal and every day there are numerous minor collisions which cause disruptions and high internal expenditures. To mark National Forklift Safety Day on 9 June Vetter Industrie GmbH produced a five step guide to higher forklift […]
In 2019, Toyota Material Handling (TMH) celebrated the 20th anniversary of its System of Active Stability (SAS), which, it says, helped to revolutionise the material handling industry’s expectations for operational safety. This year, the industry’s expectations have pushed the envelope even further as TMH customers are now obliged to include new environmental challenges as part […]
Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, is using this month’s National Forklift Safety Day, sponsored by the Industrial Truck Association (ITA), to emphasise the importance of taking a holistic approach to safety that brings a consistent focus on safety management and stresses the important role everyone plays in a safer […]
Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA), a leading manufacturer of forklifts under the Cat lift trucks, Mitsubishi forklift trucks and Jungheinrich brands, is observing the seventh-annual National Forklift Safety Day (9 June) hosted by the Industrial Truck Association (ITA). Now in its 7th year, National Forklift Safety Day remains an opportunity for the industry to […]
Established in the United States in 2013 by the Industrial Truck Association (ITA), National Forklift Safety Day is a global initiative aimed at raising awareness of the safe use of forklifts and the importance of proper operator training. Last year the event was picked up in the BITA (British Industrial Truck Association) and was supported […]
After a 2% increase in turnover last year, igus is currently registering different signals from the market. While sales declined in the first four months due to the Corona situation, incoming orders have so far remained almost stable. The company says that interest in motion plastics, which improve technology and reduce costs, is increasing markedly. […]
The IPAF Summit and IAPAs 2020, scheduled to be held in London, UK, on 23 April 2020, has been postponed and will now be held on 8 October 2020, owing to ongoing concerns over the worldwide coronavirus outbreak. It will be held at the original venue, the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in Kensington, London. Peter Douglas, […]
OIPEEC and IFT are calling for all engineers, scientists, researchers and all others interested in wire- and fiber rope technology to share their knowledge and experience by presenting a paper at the joint 2021 OIPEEC Conference/7th International Ropedays in Stuttgart, Germany. The topic of the papers shall include all types of ropes (fibre, wire hybrid) […]
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In this month's issue
VR simulation training.
Joel Cox, THE INSIDER, says keep testing.
Celebrating Forklift Truck Safety Day.
Brett Woodland, AWRF president brings technical expertise to sales.