BKT launches Maglift Eco and Maglift Premium for forklifts

BKT has added two new tyre models to the Maglift range, which is designed specifically for forklifts. They are the Maglift Eco and the Maglift Premium. Maglift Eco is made with two layers of rubber compound and has a special shape and very wide lugs to provide high levels of stability and load distribution. Among […]

22/06/2020 - 16:15 pm

Swarm Intelligence comes to material handling

Swarm Intelligence (SI) and bio-inspired computing have attracted great interest in almost every area of science and engineering, including robotics, over the last two decades. Agilox Autonomous Mobile Robots are substantially saving costs by applying Artificial Swarm Intelligence. A manufacturer of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), Agilox directs most of its effort into developing one of […]

18/06/2020 - 16:19 pm

Hyster-Yale Group announces lift truck sanitisation program to help combat risk of COVID-19 transmission

To address concerns about the introduction and spread of COVID-19 at customer workplaces, Hyster-Yale Group is introducing a virus safety initiative for lift trucks.  Developed in partnership with its nationwide dealer network for the company’s Yale and Hysterlift truck brands, HY-Shield Clean is a lift truck sanitisation program designed to help keep facility personnel safe […]

09/06/2020 - 14:09 pm

Hyster’s tough truck for manoeuvrability in tight stockyards

Hyster Company has launched the new H155-170FTS series – a 15,500 to 17,000lb capacity, sit-down, counterbalanced truck – specifically designed for optimum manoeuvrability in tight, crowded outdoor storage environments. “With businesses facing increased inventory but no extra real estate, they need to make the most of available space with maximum storage density,” says Josh Eby, […]

21/05/2020 - 12:30 pm

Crown Equipment Introduces New M 3000 Series Walkie Straddle Stacker

The Ohio based Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, has expanded its stacker line up with the introduction of its small footprint M 3000-20 walkie straddle stacker. The M 3000-20 delivers better visibility, productivity and manoeuvrability for stacking, moving and managing product in retail, small warehouses and other businesses needing […]

05/04/2020 - 13:23 pm

Crown launches small footprint lift truck that’s big on comfort

The Ohio based Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, has introduced a new line of small footprint LPG lift trucks.  Available in 3000-, 3500- and 4000lb capacities, the C-G Series Cushion Tire is designed for easy manoeuvring and operator comfort in manufacturing, warehouse and beverage operations with limited space. The […]

12/03/2020 - 14:31 pm

Clearing up end-of-term rental disputes

An FLTA guide clarifies the difference between abuse and fair wear and tear. With more than 60% of all new trucks acquired on long term rental, it’s no surprise that there can be real issues when trucks are returned at the end of the term. According to Tim Waples, CEO of the Fork Lift Truck […]

24/02/2020 - 15:06 pm

Expertise on display

Yale will feature an all-electric truck line up at LogiMAT 2020. Yale experts will be on-hand to advise visitors on the optimum power solutions for their specific application. LogiMAT 2020 will see the European debut of the four-wheel electric counterbalance truck ERP15-35UX, which is a part of the range extension of trucks for low-intensity applications. […]

05/02/2020 - 10:08 am

JBT to demonstrate flexible stacking abilities at LogiMAT 2020

JBT, a leading global supplier of automatic guided vehicle (AGV) systems, will be showcasing the flexibility of its CB Series at this year’s LogiMAT, which takes place at the Stuttgart Trade Fair Centre on 10-12 March (Stand B21). With an increased need for safe, quick and reliable stacking of pallets, stillages and other large heavy […]

21/01/2020 - 14:25 pm

Linde’s new IC forklifts herald a new concept

Linde Material Handling has added a new generation of IC counterbalance trucks to its portfolio, creating, what the company is calling – a fit-for-the-future “Swiss Army knife” of intralogistics. The forklifts, in the load capacity range between 2 to 3.5t  and called H20 – H35, are fully networked in preparation for all conceivable applications in […]

07/11/2019 - 09:58 am

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LHI June 2020

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