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Nexen’s investment and expansion plans buck recent trends with commitment to the UK

Nexen investment and expansion plans buck recent trends with commitment to the UK

Lowestoft-based Nexen Lift Trucks – a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of forklift trucks and warehouse equipment – is delighted to announce an £8.5m investment in its UK-based headquarters and manufacturing facility. Commenting for Nexen Lift Trucks, sales director Pamela Oakes says: “Thanks in part to a thriving e-commerce-based retail …

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Yale trucks help Bonduelle stay cool under pressure

Yale trucks help Bonduelle stay cool under pressure

The Bonduelle vegetable factory in Gniewkowo,Poland, processes around 30,000 tonnes of vegetables every year, with the main output being frozen produce. Their current fleet consists of 40 long-term rental Yale® trucks supplied by Yale dealer, Emtor. Emtor has worked closely with Bonduelle to ensure that the fleet meets the specific …

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National testing standards launched for pedestrian trucks

National testing standards launched for pedestrian trucks

The Accrediting Bodies Association for Workplace Transport (ABA) has announced new national standards for the testing of powered pedestrian truck operators. The ABA developed the new standards following its October 2018 summit in Coventry. The meeting was attended by a large number of representatives from industry organisations, such as the …

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Cutting the paper wait

JCB Teletruks deliver for Highlander International Recycling

Started in 2002, Highlander International Recycling is a highly successful paper recycling and shredding business based in the town of East Kilbride, Scotland. By far the most significant part of Highlander’s business involves processing waste paper on behalf of, and selling recycled material directly to, paper mills and packaging companies. …

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Don’t let Thorough Examinations leave you exposed says CFTS

Do not let Thorough Examinations leave you exposed says CFTS

Thousands of businesses operating fork lift trucks may, unknowingly, be falling foul of the Law over their Thorough Examinations, according to industry leaders. Studies have shown that 93 per cent of managers overseeing lifting operations believe that their Thorough Examination, as the name suggests, checks their entire truck. However, CFTS, …

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IMHX 2019 passes the 400 exhibitor milestone

IMHX 2019 passes the 400 exhibitor milestone

IMHX 2019 – the UK’s biggest and longest running materials handling exhibition – is set to feature a record number of exhibitors, including many organisations who are attending for the very first time, when it opens for business at the NEC, Birmingham, in September. Figures recently released by event organiser, …

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Fortec Distribution Network gives a lift to local jobseekers

FORTEC DISTRIBUTION NETWORK GIVES A LIFT TO LOCAL JOBSEEKERS

The Fortec Distribution Network has joined forces with a leading manpower and logistics solutions provider to offer unemployed people work as forklift truck drivers. The leading pallet distribution network has linked up with the Challenge Group, to both improve the skills of jobseekers and fill recruitment gaps. Candidates will be …

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Rebuilt Flexis offered with new truck warranty

Rebuilt Flexis offered with new truck warranty

Narrow Aisle Ltd has announced that remanufactured machines in its Flexi ECO AC range of ‘second life’ articulated reach trucks are now offered with the same factory warranty terms as new-build Flexi units. “Demand for articulated VNA equipment is growing and, as more companies opt to supplement their materials handling …

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Amvar Group takes it to the next level

Amvar Group takes it to the next level

When Amvar Group, TCM dealer for the West Midlands, became a Member of the Fork Lift Truck Association in 2015, the company was keen to reflect its status as a professional, high-quality supplier and service provider. Managing Director Malcolm Mitchell explains: “We have been trading for more than 20 years …

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