1000th Jungheinrich ETV 216i goes to Italy

Two years ago, Jungheinrich presented the ETV 216i to the public for the first time. At that time, it was believed to be the world’s first truck with a novel lithium-ion battery concept. Now, Jungheinrich has dispatched the 1000th ETV 216i. In Italy, the Penny Market food chain relies entirely on lithium-ion technology this includes […]

24/11/2020 - 12:02 pm

Palfinger equips the world’s most advanced research vessel

OceanX recently launched a new, one-of-a-kind scientific research, media production, and exploration vessel – the OceanXplorer. With a range of tailor-made equipment, Palfinger’s marine business is one of the major suppliers onboard the world’s most advanced research vessel. Sverre Mowinckel-Nilsen, sales director of Palfinger’s marine and handling solutions says, “Our skilled engineers worked closely with […]

19/11/2020 - 12:24 pm

Cool running

Food Process Solutions (FPS) is a rapidly expanding company that specialises in the design and manufacture of large refrigeration vessels for the food processing industry worldwide. Most of the equipment FPS manufactures is made from stainless steel. FPS has a strategy to invest in in-house manufacturing to ensure its customers receive the highest quality and […]

10/11/2020 - 13:27 pm

Modulift Spreader Beam supports Iceland’s oldest company

A Modulift spreader beam was key to the successful lift of four new storage tanks for fishing and processing company, Ísfélag Vestmannaeyja hf. The new tanks, each at a height of 17m and weighing 25t, will help increase the freezing and storage of capelin fish so that the company’s vessels can return to fishing as […]

10/11/2020 - 12:49 pm

Enerpac gantry and side shifts lift heavy automotive presses

Portuguese heavy lift and specialist transport contractor, LASO Transportes AS, has used a combination of Enerpac SBL500 telescopic hydraulic gantry and side shifts to precisely position two presses weighing up to 160t. Using the side shift allowed the automotive presses to be lifted and positioned in three dimensions to fit reinforced concrete platforms. Industrial moves […]

20/10/2020 - 17:28 pm

Jungheinrich automates worldwide spare parts logistics for Liebherr

Liebherr-Werke Ehingen GmbH is building a new central spare parts warehouse at its headquarters in Ehingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany with the assistance of Jungheinrich. As one of the leading global manufacturers of mobile cranes, Liebherr intends to handle its worldwide distribution of spare parts from June 2023 onwards from the new facility. At the heart of […]

13/10/2020 - 12:36 pm

Mastering machine tool cranes  

Plazar Manutention, an industrial handling specialist and partner of handling equipment manufacturer Verlinde, has designed and commissioned a 30t overhead crane at the machine tool production plant Amada. Setting up an installation for the handling of this type of load, which is extremely heavy but fragile, requires great expertise and highly dependable handling equipment. Plazar […]

29/09/2020 - 20:01 pm

Lithium-ion powered Flexis deliver efficiency gains for Norish

Third party multi-temperature warehousing and logistics network, Norish, operates lithium-ion battery-powered Flexi articulated VNA truck technology at one of its cold store facilities in the West Midlands, UK. The company, which has used Flexi VNA trucks throughout its business for some 15 years, opted to replace the lead-acid battery-driven Flexis that had been in operation […]

29/09/2020 - 14:53 pm

Fusion of accuracy and control

Enerpac SyncHoist lifting systems are being used to assist in the assembly of the Vacuum Vessel for ITER, the world’s largest fusion experiment, in Southern France. The SyncHoist millimetre lifting accuracy is needed to lift 500t vacuum vessel sectors into an Up-Ending tool for vessel assembly by the ITER Sector Sub-Assembly Tool. The torus-shaped ITER […]

23/09/2020 - 16:22 pm

RSS supplies JDN air hoists to lower TBM

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) supplied two 50t capacity JD Neuhaus (JDN) air hoists and other rigging gear to the CVB joint venture, which used it to lower a tunnel boring machine at the Tideway project in London, UK. The air hoists were used to balance loads beneath the hook of a Liebherr LTM […]

14/09/2020 - 12:30 pm

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