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One of the key industry events, MODEX 2012, is currently under way at Atlanta's Georgia World Congress Center. Since Monday, industry representatives from materials handling, supply chain and logistics have been showcasing the latest solutions and innovations. For delegates, there are more than 500 exhibits to visit - including a team from Forkliftaction.com - as well as a large number of educational sessions. If you’re at MODEX 2012, drop by and see us at booth #94.
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|Cadetship provides opportunity in logistics Australasia News|
Melbourne, Victoria The Victorian Transport Association (VTA) has launched the VTA Logistics Cadetship Program to provide young men and women with the opportunity to enter the logistics industry.
Under the two-year... [more]
|Telehandler association formed in Australia Australasia News|
Mona Vale, New South Wales Believed to be a world first, the Telescopic Handler Association of Australia (TSHA) has been formed to manage all aspects of the telescopic handler, including compliance and safety issues.... [more]
|Toyota launches new range of forklifts Australasia News|
Sydney, New South Wales Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) has launched a new range of 1.5 to 3 T four-wheel counterbalance battery electric forklifts.
TMHA national product manager Jim Lobow says the... [more]
|Date set for Qld supply chain conference Australasia News|
Brisbane, Queensland The 13th annual Queensland Supply Chain and Logistics conference will be held on 23-24 August this year at the Sofitel Hotel in Brisbane.
The event is the largest of... [more]
|Global News||FROM THE FORKLIFTACTION.COM EDITORIAL TEAM|
|Komatsu reports consolidated growth |
JAPAN Komatsu Ltd reports that its consolidated net sales grew 11.3% for the nine months to 31 December 2011, while operating income increased 17.9%. However, the manufacturer’s forklift business was down... [more]
|Report on US aerial lift market cites maturity, contraction |
UNITED STATES Research firm IBISWorld Inc says the US market for aerial lift trucks remains in a mature stage of the equipment’s lifecycle, but has growth potential as the economy improves.... [more]
|G&W adds Cat, Jungheinrich in western Carolinas |
UNITED STATES G&W Equipment Inc is adding the Cat and Jungheinrich brands to its Mitsubishi representation in the western portions of North Carolina and South Carolina. G&W began handling Mitsubishi forklifts in... [more]
|Survey shows apprenticeships good for career |
UNITED KINGDOM A survey of British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) members shows 45% of senior managers in UK forklift companies started their careers as engineering apprentices.
Conducted in late January and... [more]
|CeMAT INDIA relocating to Delhi |
INDIA After five years, expo organiser Deutsche Messe is switching the venue of CeMAT India from Bangalore to Delhi.
In 2007, Deutsche Messe launched CeMAT India as the first materials... [more]
|Steel maker more efficient with Flexi |
UNITED KINGDOM The world’s largest steel-producing company has boosted efficiency at one of its key European plants with the acquisition of articulated forklifts.
ArcelorMittal trialed Flexi articulated forklifts for a year... [more]
|Hoppecke’s apprenticeship scheme takes off |
UNITED KINGDOM Hoppecke Industrial Batteries has hired the first two employees through its new apprenticeship scheme.
Colin Williams, 28, was a battery builder working in a warehouse when Hoppecke presented him... [more]
Manitou and Yanmar partnership
- West Bend, WI, United States
Irish factory wins quality award
- Craigavon, Ireland
New university opens
- Marengo, IL, United States
Awards night a sell-out
- Alton, United Kingdom
Palletforce raises £6,800 for charities
- Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom [more]
|Cat Lift Trucks on duty for livestock show, rodeo|
UNITED STATES For the eighth year, Cat Lift Trucks will provide more than 100 forklifts for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo taking place from 28 February through 18 March.
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|Lencrow adds two 12,000kg EP forklifts to their fleet |
Lencrow has just added two new 12,000kg EP forklifts to their fleet. The EP model CPQD120 units have been put into the casual hire fleet to support the growing requirement for forklifts in civil and mining works.
|Panacea Aftermarket Company Introduces Hyperion L.E.D. Lighting Series |
International supplier of forklift parts and accessories offers vast selection of L.E.D. Headlights at highly competitive prices. With the new product line, Panacea Aftermarket brings to the marketplace one of North America’s largest forklift L.E.D. work lamp model ranges. [more]
|BS Forklifts launches free apps - keep up with the latest stock |
Using the BS Forklifts free iphone and smartphone app you can view all the latest additions to the BS stock in real time, whenever and wherever you want. [more]
|New Nichiyu three-wheeler|
Nichiyu introduces the upgraded counterbalance three-wheeler, featuring a wide variety of configurations suited to diverse work environments. The three-wheeler is robust enough to replace an engine-powered truck for outdoor operations, thanks to its IPX level 4 ingress protection rating. [more]
|RAEDER-VOGEL® and INLOG Ltda.: High-quality wheels & castors and excellent service for the Chilean market |
INLOG Ltda is the exclusive distributor of RAEDER-VOGEL® for their range of wheels and castors in Chile. Both companies closely cooperate in supplying high-quality wheels and castors to the Chilean intralogistics and other markets, e.g. mining and other heavy-duty applications. [more]
|ARROW announces opening of new distribution center |
Arrow Material Handling Products (Arrow), one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of fork tines and attachments in North America, announced its plans to open a new distribution center in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada in March 2012. [more]
|BULMOR’S compact new sideloader |
The noted BULMOR forklift group - manufacturers of the highly regarded LANCER and BAUMANN brands - has proudly announced under the BULMOR flag the new Compact Sideloader range Qc 30-40 in distinctive blue corporate livery. [more]
|3rd Guangzhou International Logistics Equipment and Information Exhibition |
600 leading companies will gather in Guangzhou for the 3rd Guangzhou International Logistics Equipment and Information Exhibition, held June 10th to 12th. The exhibition will attract about 60,000 professional buyers from the logistics, distribution and manufacturing industries. [more]