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Barloworld helps Woolworths to optimise its materials handling fleet

At the beginning of 2004 leading retailer Woolworths undertook a major review of its materials handling fleet, inviting tenders from the UK's leading lift truck providers. Ultimately, Woolworths chose Barloworld Handling as its materials handling partner. Woolworths is one of the UK's largest and best-known retailers, focusing on the home, …

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A significant improvement has been made to the proven STILL R 70-25 and R 70-30 counterbalance forklift trucks, which will mean they consume even less fuel. From the beginning of 2006, these two diesel R 70 machines, which are already recognised as being amongst the most fuel efficient machines available, …

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Nifty Kubota mini

A versatile Kubota mini excavator fitted with a waste handling grab has turned waste handling into a one-man job at a South Wales recycling business. The 2.8 tonne canopied KX71-3 has been put into service by Alpha Waste Recycling at its Bridgend waste transfer station. Its specially fitted Kinghofer waste …

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New compact robot at MACH06

System 3R UK – Stand No: 5291 Hall:5 The new WorkPal Compact Servo robot will be put through its paces for the first time in the UK at this year's MACH exhibition. This machine is the latest addition to System 3R's impressive range of automation robots that are focused on …

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Royal recognition for JCB

JCB's ambitious move into diesel engine manufacturing was honoured today by HRH The Duke of York when he officially opened the factory producing the technologically-advanced engines. In 2004, JCB became the first company in the UK for 60 years to begin diesel engine manufacture using a state-of-the-art design. Now, just …

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IAS Industore at MACH 2006

At MACH 2006, IAS Industore will be exhibiting Hänel's automated storage systems that have revolutionised warehousing and materials handling across the manufacturing, engineering and aerospace sectors. The Hänel Lean-Lift and Rotomat utilise the available room height of a premises in its entirety in a similar fashion to high bay racking. …

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