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
HUBTEX UK has invested in a range of new service vehicles. The vehicles, all in the new HUBTEX corporate livery, have been added to our existing fleet to continue our efforts in providing our clients with first-class customer service. These fully equipped, mobile service vehicles will be visiting sites throughout the UK and are further proof of the significant investment and importance HUBTEX put on the UK market. Hubtex technicians administer fast and skilled support for over 60 different vehicle types – from multidirectional sideloaders to heavy-duty transport vehicles. Their service technicians are experts in electronics, hydraulics and engine technology. They have many years of experience, which ensures that all after-sales assistance has a short response time. With the introdu
Hubtex has updated its modular development platform for electric multidirectional sideloaders – the largest in the industry – with its new PhoeniX range. The PhoeniX series will gradually replace all vehicles based on the ESTL platform. The first two models, with a load carrying capacity between three and five tonnes, will be demonstrated at Ligna Hannover (27-31 May 2019). Trade fair visitors can head to booth N65, west of Pavilion 33, to see the benefits of the new PhoeniX for themselves. The vehicles feature a highly ergonomic cabin and also offer optimal manoeuvrability and improved all-round visibility. The multi-way trucks are also Industry 4.0 compatible thanks to the new control system, giving the PhoeniX all the tools, it needs to meet future requirements. As with MaxX vehi
One of the most complex tasks in the intralogistics sector is handling long loads. That's why for manufacturers of forklift trucks and special-purpose vehicles, vehicle automation is a top priority. The handling of long, heavy and bulky loads is an area that Hubtex Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG excels in. In autumn this year, the company is for the first time planning to showcase an automated guided vehicle (AGV) tailored for handling long loads. All recently developed multidirectional sideloaders will form the basis of this vehicle. Hubtex has already planned the step-by-step automation of these sideloaders with assistance systems. The basic design of the vehicles includes cable runs, brackets and sensors with which the vehicles can be retroactively automated. An increasing num...
At a recent trade fair Hubtex announced its latest model developments showcasing its unique solutions for the handling of wood-based materials. With a focus on handling and order-picking solutions for bulky wood materials they presented the new multidirectional counterbalance forklift truck, FluX 70. New FluX 70 suitable for loads of up to 7 tonnes The new electric multidirectional counterbalance forklift, FluX 70 is capable of safely transporting long and heavy loads weighing up to 7 tonnes – even over rough terrain and in narrow aisleways. The vehicle is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use and combines the advantages of an electric multidirectional forklift with those of a heavy-duty forklift with a combustion engine. Hubtex also promoted the latest generation of its
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