CHAINTEC, aUKsupplier of leaf chain is warning companies with fork lift trucks of the dangers of using chain that is not etched with full traceability information.

CROWN, one of the world’s largest materials handling companies, has announced its Crown ES/ET 4000 Series of stacker forklifts has earned a GOOD DESIGN Award from The Chicago Athenaeum:Museum ofArchitecture and Design and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies.

PACKAGING AIDS t/a Packer Products has announced the new Shoulder Dolly ‘Pro Lift’ lifting strap is now available.

In an effort to provide customers further flexibility and capabilities for managing their forklift fleet and operators, Crown, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, has announced that its Crown InfoLink fleet management system has moved to the Cloud to offer a flexible two-tier platform that will allow the software to be easily scaled as customer fleet management needs grow and mature.

EXMAC AUTOMATION a leading British conveying and handling specialist has provided a bespoke conveying system to King Transport Equipment to transfer drums containing nuclear waste via two specially designed trailer units that are used to transport low-level nuclear waste within the Sellafield reprocessing plant.

TRAFFICMASTER TRACKSTAR says it has delivered a ruggedised version of the TM470 real-time GPS tracking system - the TM470R specially designed for stolen vehicle tracking of plant and agricultural machinery.

The potential of intermodal freight transport in the UK was the hotly debated topic at a successful seminar hosted in the UK by KONECRANES – a leading world lifting equipment and service provider.

Loading and unloading specialist THORWORLD INDUSTRIES has designed and manufactured two bespoke mobile yardramps to recycling expert BCR Global Textiles, to help manoeuvre the increasing number of clothing containers currently being processed by the organisation.

The Combi-WR4, COMBILIFT’S new pedestrian truck and the smallest model in its range to date has won the Ergonomics Award at this year’s UK Fork Lift Truck Association Awards for Excellence.

Three SIDETRACKER multi-directional sideloaders with 15 years’ service behind them have crossed the Pennines from Lancashire to Nottinghamshire and are maximising storage space for their new owner, a leading manufacturer of PVC-U extrusions.

J D NEUHAUS will be exhibiting on stand No F41, at the CeMAT 2014 international exhibition being held on 19th – 23rd May 2014 in Hannover. The company will be located in hall 27 which is dedicated to move and lift equipment, where information on the Neuhaus range of hoists and cranes will be available.

TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING reports it continues to drive forward safety and sustainability by introducing a new quality, safety and sustainability team across its UK network.

The installation of a bespoke platform and ramp loading bay system from THORWORLD INDUSTRIES has brought greater efficiency, flexibility and cost savings to the manufacturing facility of The London Taxi Company.

IMPACT HANDLING has announced orders for £1.5 million worth of new warehouse machines and counterbalance trucks for its short term hire fleet, matching a similar investment made in 2013. It will see more than 100 brand new machines from Cat Lift Trucks bolstering the fleet, and the company is not ruling out further short term hire orders this year.

QuickPick Remote is a technology that can be employed with CROWN’S GPC 3000 Series order pickers. Wireless control means operators no longer have to return to the truck’s operator platform as they can move the order picker forward at the touch of a button while keeping both hands free.

EUROPEAN HANDLING EQUIPMENT has launched the Warrior semi electric counterbalanced stacker. As the latest addition to the Warrior range, the new stacker has been designed as a compact and versatile truck with the ability to safely handle all types and sizes of pallet.

SSI SCHAEFER has been working with Parvalux Electric Motors to design and install efficient storage solutions in the production facility based in Bournemouth.

Multimodal logistics and freight forwarding specialist Maru International has taken delivery of its first Cat Lift Trucks after trialling machines from four different manufacturers.

EUROPEAN CONVEYOR SYSTEMS (ECS) has appointed Peter Lerigo, one of the UK’s most experienced specialists in automated materials handling systems, as sales manager for southern England.

As part of a major upgrade by Babcock to the Rosyth Dockyard, new overhead travelling cranes have been built and installed by STREET CRANE COMPANY. Within the package, eight old overhead cranes have been removed and replaced by 19 high specification cranes. The new equipment ensures more efficient and flexible mechanical handling and lifting, with modern standards of safety and performance.

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