Yale brings advantages of lithium-ion power to heavy-duty applications

Yale Materials Handling Corporation breaks new ground with factory integrated, high-voltage lithium-ion power in 15,500 to 19,000lb capacity sit-down counterbalanced lift trucks. The Yale ERP155-170SVNL, ERP175VNL36 and ERP190VNL provide a zero-emission alternative with performance comparable to an internal combustion engine in high-capacity indoor and outdoor applications. “Environmental considerations are an increasingly important focus for all […]

09/09/2020 - 16:08 pm

The Excalibur forklift service lift

In 1993 Handling Specialty acquired the manufacturing rights to the Forklift Service platform called Excalibur. This unit is suitable for warehouses and factories, which employ a number of forklifts. The ability to service and maintain your own fleet of forklift trucks is a valuable resource when running an efficient operation. The Excalibur reduces downtime by […]

12/08/2020 - 16:27 pm

Pyroban launches Blue EX Spot for ATEX forklift trucks

Pyroban has launched Blue EX Spot, a driving path warning system for ATEX compliant lift trucks operating in Zone 1, 2, 21 and 22 hazardous areas. One light covers all Zones. “Blue EX Spot is an off-the-shelf explosion proof blue spot light that can be fitted to any existing Pyroban equipment already working in the […]

29/07/2020 - 10:03 am

WAI global features starters and alternators for forklifts

WAI Global, a global parts manufacturer for the heavy duty, agricultural, automotive, industrial, and power sports aftermarket, designs a complete line of starters suitable for forklift trucks. WAI says that its range responds to the ever-changing needs of its customers in the forklift market. The starters and alternators are tested to OEM specifications and include […]

28/07/2020 - 15:10 pm

Ausa launches new forklifts and telehandlers

Ausa has introduced five new machines to its range completing the manufacturer’s catalogue of compact all-terrain vehicles. These include: a new all-terrain forklift range and new telescopic handlers. New all-terrain forklift range After launching the C251H and C351H all-terrain forklifts, with 2500kg and 3500kg payloads respectively, Ausa is continuing to update all of its models […]

23/07/2020 - 12:45 pm

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

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LHI September 2020

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