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November 2018
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Toyota named #1 Forklift brand for 16th straight year

 For 16 consecutive years, Toyota Forklifts has earned the title of the world’s top forklift supplier. Peerless Media Network recently released its  Annual Top 20 Lift Truck Suppliers  list, which ranks forklift brands based on...

Toyota Forklifts rolls out Hydrogen Charged Forklift outside Japan

Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) has put the first Toyota hydrogen fuel cell-powered forklifts outside of Japan into action during trials at Toyota Motor Corporation Australia's parts center located at its former manufacturing plant at Altona,...

Jungheinrich increases its forecast
Jungheinrich continued to grow in the first nine months of 2018.

Jungheinrich continued to grow in the first nine months of 2018. Revenue and incoming orders increased considerably year-on-year and point to another successful financial year.  Revenue +10 per cent, value of incoming orders +15 per cent...

TVH introduces a 6,600 lb. capacity Pallet Truck

TVH in the Americas (TVH), a provider of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and equipment industries, has introduced a new pallet truck unlike any other. The TSP6630 has a maximum capacity of 6,600lbs which is one...

TorQuest Partners acquires Cando Rail Services

TorQuest Partners (“TorQuest”) announced an investment into Cando Rail Services Ltd. (“Cando”), a provider of specialized rail support services that allow industrial customers to optimize their bulk material supply chain and...

Lenze Group achieves record revenues

In a generally positive market environment, the Lenze Group has successfully continued its strategic course of growth in the financial year 2017/2018 and again exceeded its key financial targets. Group revenue increased in the reporting year...

OSHA publishes final crane rule

The  U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration   (OSHA) has announced that the final crane rule was published in the Federal Register on November 7. The  final rule  requires employers to train operators to perform assigned...

XL Lifts partners with Wiggins Lift Company to distribute marina products

  XL Lifts , specializing in zero- and low-emissions forklifts, has announced it is partnering with  Wiggins Lift Company  to distribute the  Wiggins Marina eBull  west of the Mississippi River (excluding  Texas ) and in...

DHL employees support local charitiable projects
In the United States, almost 2,000 DHL volunteers spent more than 3,000 hours planting trees, cleaning parks and raising funds

This year, Deutsche Post DHL Group celebrated 10 years of its Global Volunteer Day, the Group’s global initiative aimed at promoting the benefits of donating time and efforts to charitable projects that range from helping the environment and...

Herc reports third quarter and nine month results

 Herc Holdings Inc .,  ("Herc Holdings" or the "Company") just reported financial results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2018. Equipment rental revenue was $449.0 million and total revenues were $516.2...

Multi-Conveyor builds conveyor for bottle capper reject application

Multi-Conveyor recently built a series of stainless steel, mostly washdown constructed  conveyors for a bottle capper reject application. A 42" long straight running table top chain conveyor was built to accept rejected bottles of a liquid...

Who solves problems in your Company?

Every business has its challenges, and most organizations want quick fixes for them .  Something that's easy to implement, cost-effective, and requires few resources. Executives from lesser performing companies often return from visits...

Combilift's McVicar interviewed as a guest on The Architects of Business
Martin McVicar is one of Ireland's most driven entrepreneurs, and his Combilift business has come through some tough times to become a market leader across the world.

Who says you need to have gone to university to become successful in business? Martin McVicar is proof that you can succeed regardless of your qualifications. The Monaghan businessman is our guest this week on The Architects of Business, in partnership...

Robots and Drones in the Warehouse: Technology trends in wholesaling

As labor costs continue to rise, more warehousing and distribution facilities are turning to robots, indoor drones, and other automation solutions to boost productivity and manage costs. This new era of technology brings efficiency, reduced overhead,...

The 3 P’s to becoming an engaged healthcare consumer

Has your business or startup made a major purchase only to find out later you over-spent significantly? How often are you making this same mistake with healthcare? Moreover, it’s likely that your employees are making this mistake every day, yet...

Missing persons: Behind the shift to DC Automation

By now, we know that e-commerce is driving change in distribution centers. Our previous blogs on  Order Streaming  looked at this trend from a fulfillment standpoint. But the emergence of omnichannel commerce has affected warehouses from a...

Hoist Trolleys provide safe load movement

When specifying a hoist for use in industrial applications that demand beam-traversing motion, attention should also be paid to the trolley on to which the hoist hooks. According to JD Neuhaus (JDN), a manufacturer of hoist solutions, trolley factors...

Yale® YK™ and Shaw-Box® SK™ Wire Rope Hoists

Columbus McKinnon Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of motion control products, technologies, and services for material handling, is now offering additional Magnetek IMPULSE® adjustable frequency drives for multiple motions on its Yale®...

JW Winco offers Zinc Die-Cast Ball Catches

JW Winco, Inc., A Ganter Company, a supplier of standard industrial machine components, now offers  GN 4490 Zinc Die-Cast Ball Catches . JW Winco’s  GN 4490  ball catches are used, for example, to hold flaps and doors closed...

SICK launches the deTec4 safety light curtain

SICK, a manufacturer of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, encoders and automatic identification solutions for factory, logistics, and process automation, announces the launch of the deTec4 safety light curtain.  The deTec4 is a new generation...

New Tunable & Multimode LED Flat Panel Lights
Offers selectable wattage & color temperature

LEDtronics ®  announces its new series of tunable, multimode  LED flat panel lights  with selectable wattage and white color temperature. The UL-listed panels feature standby dimming, as well as an adjustable occupancy/daylight sensor....

The Industry's first Large-Diameter Ring Light released

Smart Vision Lights , a global design and manufacture of LED illumination for machine vision applications, introduces the  DFLW-200 dark field washdown ring light, the first of its kind on the market. Available in an anodized black aluminum housing,...

Rite-Hite® offers HVLS Fans with direct drive technology

 New direct drive high-volume, low-speed (HVLS) fans from Rite-Hite deliver the climate-control benefits of traditional HVLS fans with added benefits of direct drive motor technology. “The direct drive motor eliminates the need for a gearbox...

Boxton launches second-generation logistics management platform
Technology allows end-to-end shipping management and tracking for companies large and small

San Diego-based startup Boxton has announced the launch of its second-generation logistics management platform, dubbed Boxton Freight. The newest version of the cloud technology allows anyone in any organization to easily manage and track complex...

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