Spanish manufacturer Ausa has signed a 10-year deal to supply one of its compact telehandler models for JLG to re-badge. Ausa’s current T144H compact telehandler will be re-badged by JLG for the US market as the SkyTrak 3013. This machine weighs around 2,400 kg and it has a loading capacity of 1,220 kg and a lifting height of four metres. It has four-wheel drive and rear steering, a hydrostatic transmission system and two accessory attachment options. It is powered by a Kubota V-1505 diesel engine with 19 kW of power. JLG is based in Pennsylvania, USA and is part of the Oshkosh Corporation group. Until now, it did not have such a compact model in its telehandler range. "JLG is pleased to announce this partnership with Ausa, a manufacturer with over 60 years of experience in
Clark Material Handling Company has completed the expansion of its production facility in Lexington, Kentucky. With the completion of the third section of the plant, Clark has finalised the realignment of its production line for S-Series IC engine counterbalanced forklifts. Seung-Soo Baik, CEO & Vice Chairman of Clark Material Handling International, travelled from Korea for the ceremonial opening and cut the opening ribbon together with Dennis Lawrence, President & CEO of the Clark Material Handling Company, for the symbolic start of production. “With the inauguration of our new production facility, we have not only set the course for future growth, but with the help of this we have also been able to improve our entire operating processes, reduce waste and shorten throug
Doosan, the manufacturer of robust high performance forklift trucks, will be exhibiting at LAMMA 20 (hall 18, stand 516), the UK’s top farm machinery, equipment and services show, to be held at the NEC in Birmingham, 7th- 8th January 2019. Well suited to harsh farmyard duties, Doosan’s comprehensive range of versatile, reliable and tough forklift trucks will be represented on the Doosan stand by four of the manufacturer’s latest feature-rich models – a D35S-7 3.5 tonne diesel counterbalance, a gas powered G25P-7 2.5 tonne counterbalance truck, a D33S-7 3.25 tonne diesel counterbalance fitted with a 6.5m triple mast and the new LPM20 lithium ion powered pallet truck. These are just a few examples from the manufacturer’s extensive range of over 200 models of counterbalance, reach a
Combilift has produced 50,000 of its customised handling solutions since the company was established 21 years ago. It recently delivered the 15,000th unit into the UK – an Aisle Master articulated truck supplied by Combilift dealer Briggs Equipment to the Sudbury, Suffolk, site of its customer Nestlé. About a third of all units manufactured so far by Combilift at its HQ in Monaghan have been shipped to the UK, confirming CEO and Co-founder Martin McVicar’s view that this country has always been, still is and will remain the most important market for Combilift amongst the 85 countries to which it exports. The specially painted silver Aisle Master model will be operating at Nestlé’s site in Sudbury. Nestlé already uses a number of Aisle Masters and Combi-CS pedestrian stackers in i
To serve heavy industry customers across the world Hyster Company is now offering its Big Truck range compliant with three different emissions regulations, with no compromise on productivity. “Hyster® Lift Trucks over 8 tonnes, Container Handlers and ReachStackers can all be purchased to comply with either Stage III / Tier 3, Stage IV / Tier 4 or Stage V emissions regulations, depending on local rules and requirements,” confirms Jan Willem van den Brand, Director Big Truck Product Strategy & Solutions at Hyster Europe. “For our US customers, and those in regions requiring Stage IV / Tier 4 compliant trucks, we provide highly efficient Cummins engines delivering fast cycle times,” he says. “For European countries, we have maintained these exceptional productivity levels whilst
LogiMAT, the International Trade Fair for Intralogistics Solutions and Process Management, will open its doors for the 18th time from 10th to 12th March 2020. Once again in 2020, Clark Europe will be using the exhibition platform in Stuttgart to introduce trade visitors to the extensive Clark product portfolio of in-house logistics solutions. New products in the electrical segment will be at the heart of the Clark trade show. Clark will have a 207 m² exhibition stand at the LogiMAT to present the company in hall 10, booth D61. One of the highlights on the exhibition stand is the EPXi series of electric four-wheel forklifts launched in 2019. The counterbalance trucks are available in capacities from 2.0 to 3.2 tonnes and they have proven themselves in applications that were once an e
Multidirectional sideloader and order picking specialist Hubtex is celebrating 20 years of success in the UK. As a subsidiary of HUBTEX Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG, HUBTEX UK is one of the world’s leading manufacturers in the development and production of specialised Electric Multidirectional Sideloaders, Order Picking Solutions and Special Equipment for handling long, difficult and bulky goods. Over the past 20 years the HUBTEX UK team have worked with a whole host of clients from a wide variety of industries, including timber, steel and aluminium stockists, building materials, plastics, glass, automotive and aviation sectors. As well as this, HUBTEX UK have worked with waste management, wind and solar power plant engineering. The company says it success over the years cou
The GRENDiA series of IC engine forklift trucks from Mitsubishi is to undergo a facelift to ensure its styling more closely matches its near-legendary reputation for performance and reliability. From autumn 2019, all orders placed within Europe for diesel and LP gas GRENDiA ES and EX counterbalance forklift trucks will include a new ergonomically designed seat and updated overhead guard. "The industry is constantly evolving, and our design philosophy is to stay ahead of the curve," explains Carmen van Boeckel, Product Manager at Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks. "As with all Mitsubishi forklifts, GRENDiA is a market-leading performer built to meet the needs of the modern operator. Our trucks are always in development to ensure that they remain at the forefront of this ever-changing ...
UK – SLOVENIA – History was made this month when Narrow Aisle Ltd announced it has produced its 10,000th Flexi warehouse truck, the landmark machine is a Flexi ACiON, the company’s latest full digital control, very narrow aisle articulated model. It has been specified by a third party logistics (3PL) services company and will be deployed at a warehousing operation near Ljubljana Airport. Narrow Aisle managing director, John Maguire, commented: “The production of the 10,000th Flexi VNA warehouse truck is a significant milestone in the history of our company. Since Narrow Aisle pioneered the concept of articulated warehouse trucks, articulated VNA technology has come squarely into the intralogistics solutions mainstream and, in the process, Flexi has become a world-renowned brand.
Jungheinrich is bringing a completely redesigned modular web tool to the market for the digital optimisation of truck fleets and intralogistics processes. The cloud-based solution helps the user keep a keen eye on efficiency and productivity numbers for their fleet, for example by analysing up-to-date information on operating hours and unit costs – across all locations, regardless of the manufacturer. Through the intelligent integration of data, the system can generate easy and quick analyses of operating hours, capacity utilisation and operating costs. The Jungheinrich fleet management system can be used for fleets of any size and can be adjusted to any and all customer needs, thanks to the combinable modules. The web portal emphasises intuitive operability and makes all the
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