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Month: December 2020

Hiab Launches New Electric Moffett

Hiab Launches New Electric Moffett

Logistics, Manufacturer, New Trucks
Hiab, part of Cargotec, launches the MOFFETT E4 NX, its next generation eSeries of electric forklifts and the world’s first all electric 3-wheel drive truck mounted forklift. Inside the chassis of a MOFFETT M4, Hiab has constructed a zero-emission truck mounted forklift powered by lithium ion batteries with new controllers and the new HMI (Human Machine Interface) that displays battery capacity, machine performance and service information. The MOFFETT can be charged from a regular household socket or a 30 amp socket for faster charging, as well as from the truck in between deliveries. The new MOFFETT eSeries, currently available in four E4 NX models with more being added, is not only beneficial to the environment as it has zero emissions, it is also much more comfortable and safe...
Combilift sprinkles some festive magic on their operations in a special video.

Combilift sprinkles some festive magic on their operations in a special video.

Featured
At the end of every year, the battle for the high street's best Christmas advert dominates discussion. In recent years, John Lewis has reigned supreme in this domain, but further back along the supply chain there's a hidden gem. This festive period, it's not just the giants of retail who are spreading cheer: forklift manufacturer Combilift has put together a heart-warming video featuring a very busy forklift truck packing up a variety of gifts for some lucky children at the Down Syndrome Centre in Dublin. Take a look, it's guaranteed to warm the heart of even the most steadfast Scrooge!
Hyundai Material Handling kicks new 9V diesel ‘smart’ forklift trucks

Hyundai Material Handling kicks new 9V diesel ‘smart’ forklift trucks

Manufacturer
The new range boasts a lot of ‘smart’ features while complying with European Stage V emission levels, and offering the best standard warranty in the industry. A machine range to tackle future logistics challenges: way beyond being Stage V compliant In our mission of ‘Moving you Further’, Hyundai’s engineers have aimed for a ground-breaking level of customer satisfaction by delivering maximum fuel efficiency, enhanced productivity, extra safety features, improved uptime, whilst maintaining great driver comfort. These new generation forklifts, ranging from the 2.5 to 3.5-ton lifting capacity (Diesel 9V series), to the 3.5 to 5 ton (Diesel 9VB/VC series) machines, have become a perfect example of this approach. They represent trucks that by far exceed the market requirements by deliveri...
BITA Secretary General to Step Down

BITA Secretary General to Step Down

BITA, Industry, Movers and Shakers
The British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) has announced that its long-serving Secretary-General, James Clark, is to retire from his position at the end of 2020. After a successful career as a wheat buying director in the UK Flour Milling industry, James joined BITA in 1996. His tenure as Secretary-General has coincided with significant growth for the trade association and seen it rise to a pre-eminent position as the voice of the material handling industry. During his career with BITA, James has worked with ten Presidents and been instrumental in firstly establishing, and then developing IMHE Ltd, Consolidated Fork Truck Services (CFTS) and what is now, F-TEC, the industry training centre, based in Swindon. BITA has a 50 per cent shareholding in all three organisations. ...
B&B Attachments celebrates 40 years in business

B&B Attachments celebrates 40 years in business

Attachments, General
In the December of 1980, an entrepreneurial couple by the name George and Irene Bell, founded a forklift truck attachment company and named it B&B Fork Lift Truck Attachments Ltd (now B&B Attachments Ltd ). Initially, their plan was just to make a living and pay the mortgage. However, when all signs indicated that the industry was accepting B&B Attachments as a serious contender to the other attachment companies, George and Irene decided B&B was going to be number one, and planned to employ the best in the business to achieve this. This year marks B&B Attachments 40th year in business, that’s four decades of providing quality forklift truck attachments, masts and ancillary systems to the UK and Ireland. The company's reputation is built on its ability to ...
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