In this year’s International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year – IFOY Awards, Combilift won the Warehouse Truck Lowlifter Category with its innovative Combi-CS pedestrian counterbalance stacker. The IFOYs is one of the most prestigious and hotly contested international awards in the materials handling industry which honours the best products and solutions of the […]
ATOM and Nobles have agreed a new, long-term, strategic alliance. ATOM has appointed Nobles as ATOM’s exclusive supply partner of lifting and rigging products for resale by ATOM through its Industrial and Safety Walkthrough Warehouses throughout Australia. Nobles has appointed ATOM as Nobles’ exclusive industrial distribution partner of Nobles-manufactured and third-party globally sourced lifting and […]
Cargotec has completed the sale of its share of the joint venture Rainbow-Cargotec Industries Co Ltd (RCI) in China. As part of the agreement, Cargotec acquired certain operations and assets of the joint venture from Jiangsu Rainbow Heavy Industries Co Ltd. (RHI), and approximately 160 employees have moved over from RCI to Kalmar. On 11 May […]
Straightpoint (SP), part of The Crosby Group, has named Thunder Oilfield Services (TOS) a distributor of its full range of force measurement equipment in Thailand. TOS specialises in the fabrication, training, inspection, maintenance and repair of lifting equipment and components used in the offshore energy industry. It operates throughout Asia Pacific and the Middle East, […]
Sinoboom will officially open its European subsidiary, Sinoboom BV, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, on 1 July. A consignment of MEWPs is on route, consisting of a diverse range of scissor lift and articulating boom lift models which are tailored to meet the high standards of the European market, incorporating a number of innovations such as […]
Cargotec and Jiangsu Rainbow Heavy Industries Co Ltd (RHI) are planning to change the ownership structure of their joint venture Rainbow-Cargotec Industries Co Ltd (RCI) in China. The joint venture was established in 2012, and since then, RCI has successfully manufactured port and offshore cranes for Kalmar and MacGregor business areas at the factory in […]
On 13 April, Haulotte hosted Jokoson Company at its Shanghai headquarters to exchange views on business development under the current pandemic situation and together achieved a cooperation agreement. Jokoson, is a high-tech, innovative enterprise devoted to providing comprehensive, integrated, environmental service solutions in the industrial field. It has support from Shanghai Government, Science and Technology […]
In response to rental company requrements for easy electronic payment options, Point of Rental has taken an additional step with its eSign product, adding an eSign & Pay option. Users can now request contract signatures and payments in one easy step, converting quotes into reservations seamlessly. “This simple addition to the software takes away yet […]
Elevated work platform manufacturer Zhejiang Dingli Machinery Co., Ltd. has made an addition to its JCPT2223RTB model launched in October of last year. The new JCPT2223DC, includes all of the features of the RTB with the exception of a 620Ah lead acid battery which offers more than eight hours working time at full power. The […]
Konecranes has supplied Australia’s largest glass supplier Viridian, with a modified 5t CXT crane to handle operations at its glass trading centre. The CXT range of wire rope hoist cranes come in two pre-designed packages and are designed for industrial workplaces where a lifting capacity of up to 80 tons is required. The Viridian Trade […]
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LHA May/June 2020
In this month's issue
Face Time: David Ayling reflects on a pre-coronavirus trip to Asia.
AGVs: Unmanned forklifts make an impact.
LEEA: Justin Boehm looks forward to hyper-productivity.