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Siemens gets started with automation!

Siemens gets started with automation!

Challenge This particular Siemens manufactures several different products and recently received several new products to manufacture. These new products needed new processes and new methods of transportation. The previous transportation methods led to movements of the materials to different stations by operators via pallet jack, forklift, or manual pushcart. On …

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Clark launches a tugger train system for efficient production logistics

Clark launches a tugger train system for efficient production logistics

Flexible Trolley Transport Tugger trains and a synchronized material supply are an important component of value-added and customer-oriented production logistics – this has long been recognized by the automotive industry. For this reason, Clark has launched a tugger train system that specifically addresses the specific requirements of industrial customers. With …

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Rushlift GSE invests £2.2m in airside rental fleet

Rushlift GSE invests over 2GBP in airside rental fleet

Rushlift GSE, the specialist airport ground support equipment subsidiary of Doosan Industrial Vehicles UK, has announced plans to invest £2.2 million in its national short-term rental fleet over 2019/20. The investment represents the largest short-term rental equipment spend for the company to date and will expand Rushlift GSE’s short-term rental …

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MasterMover makes French connection in new business expansion

MasterMover makes French connection in new business expansion

Electric tug manufacturer MasterMover is expanding its horizons across the Channel, with a new sales and service office near Paris. The company, which has its international headquarters in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, has opened the facility in the Bailly-Romainvilliers region. From there, MasterMover is providing sales support, a parts facility, site evaluations …

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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 – more firms pulling tugs into hazardous area operation

Pyroban more firms pulling tugs into hazardous area operation

Pyroban reports a “growing population” of electric tugs being used in potentially explosive atmospheres to support manual handling. “Electric tugs can complete the ignition triangle in Zoned hazardous areas, unless they are suitably protected,” says Rob Vesty, Sales Manager, UK and Ireland, for safety company Pyroban ®. “We believe there …

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