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Premier Paper takes delivery of UK’s first lithium-ion powered forklifts from Jungheinrich

Premier Paper first Jungheinrich lithium ion powered Kombi order

Jungheinrich UK has provided leading independent paper merchant, Premier Paper, with the UK’s first lithium-ion battery powered Kombi order picker and trilateral stacker for operating the very narrow aisles of its main distribution centre in Minworth, Birmingham. The EKX 516 Kombiis the only lithium-ion powered truck of the specification for …

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Silentnight  saves 400,000 litres of fuel in last 5 years

Silentnight saves 400000 litres of fuel as continues sustainability drive

The UK’s leading bed manufacturer Silentnight has saved more than 400,000 litres of fuel in the last five years, cutting CO2 emissions by over 1,000,000 kilos as part of its sustainability drive. Silentnight identified an opportunity to enhance its delivery experience for both the independent retailer and the home-delivery customer …

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New wireless monitoring device from EnerSys® enhances visibility and control to help lift-truck operators reduce battery fleet TCO

New wireless monitoring device from EnerSys enhances visibility and control

EnerSys® (NYSE:ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions, is launching Wi-iQ®3 – the next generation in its line of wireless monitoring devices for motive power batteries. For over a decade, Wi-iQ® battery monitoring devices have enabled electric warehouse vehicle users to optimise battery management, reduce the number of battery …

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Hoppecke commits to doing business in the UK

Hoppecke commits to doing business in the UK

Despite concerns about prospects for economic growth and the uncertain commercial landscape post-Brexit, for energy management specialist Hoppecke Industrial Batteries it’s business as usual. Whilst the likes of Airbus, Unilever and BMW have been voicing fears over the impact on their businesses of a ‘no deal’, Hoppecke has signalled its …

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Kras Recycling places its trust in Fronius technology for charging its fleet of electric forklift trucks

Kras Recycling places its trust in Fronius technology for charging

The Dutch family-owned enterprise Kras Recycling is a specialist in sorting and reprocessing paper, foils and plastics. For transport within the plant, Kras Recycling relies on electrically-powered forklift trucks – and on the energy-efficient charging technology from the Austrian expert Fronius. The Selectiva devices with the innovative Ri charging process …

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