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New board appointments and responsibilities at BITA

New board appointments and responsibilities at BITA

The retirement of a number senior figures within BITA and the industry, means a raft of new appointments and a re-organisation of responsibilities within the organisation. Longstanding BITA member and former two-time President David Rowell is retiring after a remarkable total of over 44 years in the industry – and …

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F-TEC launches at IMHX 2016

F-TEC launches at IMHX 2016

Having opened its doors to apprentices in July of this year, the fork lift industry’s first dedicated training centre – F-TEC – chose IMHX 2016 for its public launch and was “astonished” at the response. Quickly establishing itself as a focal point of the Future Skills Zone, F-TEC attracted a …

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IMHX 2016 proves huge success for leading trade associations

IMHX 2016 proves huge success for leading trade associations

An historic move that saw the industry’s two leading trade associations share an exhibition stand at IMHX 2016 proved hugely successful with both parties registering record numbers of visitors and garnering universal praise for the stylish, and versatile two-storey stand. According to James Clark, Secretary General of BITA (British Industrial …

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Strict testing criteria for fork lift truck Thorough Examinations ensures compliance and worker safety advises CFTS

Strict testing criteria for fork lift truck Thorough Examinations ensures compliance and worker safety advises CFTS

Recent legislative changes, with more emphasis on punishment, mean that ensuring your equipment complies with the law is more important than ever before, according to CFTS, the body behind the national standard for the Thorough Examination of fork lift trucks and related transport. With managers and directors overseeing operations at …

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BITA 2016 Design4Safety Awards winners unveiled

BITA 2016 Design4Safety Awards winners unveiled

The winners of the prestigious Design4Safety Awards have been announced by BITA at IMHX 2016, recognising innovation across the materials handling industry. Six categories acknowledged achievement in Automation, Industrial Vehicles, Racking and Storage, Technology, Warehouse Infrastructure and Goods in/Goods out. The awards, being made for the third time, focus on …

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BITA and the FLTA take a stand at IMHX 2016

BITA and the FLTA take a stand at IMHX 2016

For the first time ever, the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) and British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) will join forces: sharing a stand at IMHX 2016. The move is indicative of the strong working relationship between the two organisations, which have already successfully collaborated to create Consolidated Fork Truck Services …

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