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New side battery exchange for Hyster® electric trucks

New side battery exchange for Hyster electric trucks

Side battery exchange is now an option on selected Hyster® 1.5T – 3.5T electric counterbalance trucks. Exchange takes just a few minutes, helping multi-shift applications. “The new side battery extraction option is simple and convenient and will suit many manufacturing and logistics applications,” says Phil Ireland, Senior Product Manager, Counterbalance …

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New antistatic rules for lift trucks handling flammable waste

New antistatic rules for lift trucks handling flammable waste

Forklift trucks used in solvent recovery and waste treatment plants will be required to have even greater safety measures from November 2017. The new EN1755:2015* standard is expected to affect the management of ATEX compliant lift trucks when static becomes considered a “normal” occurrence in Zone 2 hazardous areas. “The …

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Newest design awards lift Crown to historic achievement

Newest design awards lift Crown to historic achievement

Crown, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, has now gained more than 100 international industrial design awards for its forklifts since 1965. The latest recognitions are the GOOD DESIGNTM Awards for the SC 6000 Series and the PTH Work Assist® System, as well as the iF International Forum …

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New additions take JCB wheeled loader fleet to 70

New additions take JCB wheeled loader fleet to 70

A company which runs one of the biggest fleets of JCB wheeled loaders in the world is increasing its size further with the addition of six newly-launched 417 models. Online salvage and non-salvage vehicle auction company Copart UK Ltd already has 64 JCB wheeled loaders across its 15 UK locations. …

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Howard Tenens order another fleet of Flexi trucks

Howard Tenens order another fleet of Flexi trucks

Howard Tenens, one of the UK’s largest privately owned logistics companies, has once again invested in articulated forklift technology from Narrow Aisle Ltd. A total of 9 Flexi HiMAX trucks have been ordered for use at Howard Tenens’ facilities at Ashby de la Zouch and Sharpness. Flexi trucks have played …

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Yale Tugger Train System supports line feed manufacturing operations

Yale Tugger Train System supports line feed manufacturing operations

In response to industry insight garnered through its automotive application centres, Yale Europe Materials Handling has launched the flexible, modular Tugger Train System to support Just-In-Time (JIT) and Just-In-Sequence (JIS) manufacturing applications. With a range of different trolley types available, the Tugger Train System offers an ergonomic and dependable solution …

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Pyroban confirms support for any brand of ATEX lift truck

Pyroban confirms support for any brand of ATEX lift truck

Explosion protection safety company Pyroban has responded to industry demand by providing technical support for any ATEX* forklift truck, regardless of the brand of explosion protection system. “Not all explosion protection conversion companies have the infrastructure to offer the ongoing support and service needed in a typical hazardous area operation,” …

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