Hyster Europe is expanding customer choice with the launch of a new series of general-purpose counterbalance forklifts and warehouse trucks, designed to meet the real-world needs of a wide range of operations. “The new Hyster® UT series gives businesses more ways to select the right truck for their budget and their needs,” says Rob O’Donoghue, Director Solutions – Europe, Middle East and Africa for Hyster. “When matched with the right application and the right operating volume, businesses will find these trucks straight-forward, durable, reliable, and uncomplicated to maintain.” The UT range responds to a growing market demand for affordably priced trucks that get the job done and are particularly suitable for lower intensity applications. The first available models in the series
The preview truck, named P30i, is a high-voltage electric forklift truck in the shell of a diesel truck. "The P30i is the first lithium-ion truck with the power and driving comfort of a combustion engine and thus a game changer in the world of counterbalance trucks," says Christian Erlach, Board Member for Sales and Marketing at Jungheinrich AG. As things stand at present, Jungheinrich expects to launch the P30i on the market at the end of 2021. Powerful electric forklift for outdoor use For the EFG P30i, Jungheinrich has further developed the chassis of its new hydrostat, integrating electric drive and the latest high-voltage lithium-ion technology. The frame, operator protection cab and tyres are specially designed for tough outdoor use. Hard rubber bumpers on the counterwei...
Introducing the new AUSA C251H off-road truck. The most advanced, the most technological, the safest and the easiest to maintain. Hydrostatic and with a capacity of 2.5 tons. Everything you need in a rough terrain forklift, but much better. Shocking and innovative, the counterweight brings together design and functionality. With angular lines that surround imposing openings, it is created for the optimal performance of the cooling system. Enjoy a cabin with more interior space and a steering wheel adjustable in height and depth for the best ergonomics. Through the folding cab, the C251H is the truck with the best accessibility to the engine on the market. Familiarize yourself with the lowest maintenance or repair downtimes. Technology is here to stay. Control all your mo...
The Danish manufacturer of material handling equipment, Logitrans A/S, launches a fully powered pallet truck with Lithium battery – a pallet truck with focus on high performance and efficiency. Features of the new pallet truck are smart and robust design – and focus on safety and ergonomics of the user. “To meet the many customer inquiries and demands for a Lithium powered pallet truck, we are now happy to launch our Logitrans Mover. With the capacity of 1500 kg, it is perfectly suited for light and medium duty material handling”, says Gitte Kirkegaard, CEO at Logitrans. The battery weight is only 4,5 kg and has small dimensions, enabling an extremely compact truck. Within two seconds the battery can be exchanged, and the charging takes only 2,5 hours with a long operational time
Crown has launched the ESR 1000 Series reach trucks. The new forklifts are available with lift heights of up to 13560 millimetres, load capacities of up to two tonnes and can optionally be configured to use lithium-ion batteries. Moreover, the new reach truck series includes a variety of innovations: For example, mast-lowering speeds can be doubled by opting for Crown’s Xpress LowerTM technology. Furthermore, the newly-developed Gena® operating system provides the latest ESR 1000 Series with advanced productivity, safety, personalisation and management features as standard. Crown’s preferred approach to optimising real productivity and performance is to help make material handling at our customers’ operations easier, safer and more cost-effective. “Crown’s recently launched ESR 1000 Ser
Clark has extended its range of counterbalance forklifts with internal combustion engines. Under the model name C80D900, the industrial truck specialist is launching a new diesel forklift version with a load capacity of eight tons at 900 mm load centre. The vehicle now takes its place in the existing C60-80 series with load capacities of six to eight tons. Like all Clark vehicles, the C80D900 has been designed in accordance with the proven ‘built-to-last’ concept, which stands for solid, functional design with high-quality components. This includes a fully welded robust frame, a sturdy steering axle, and robust lifting gear with a solid eight-roller fork carriage with four side support rollers. The lifting cylinder and the quiet lifting hydraulics ensure gentle, low-noise load
Sideloader manufacturer Baumann has unveiled the GXS500, its new 50 tonne capacity model and the largest of its kind in the world. The GXS500 was delivered to fruit concentrates company Austria Juice earlier this year and launched at a gala celebration of Baumann’s 50th anniversary. Designed to carry 40ft containers using inverted forks and a specially modified spreader beam, the sideloader also features a raised cabin to see over the top of containers, which tilts and angles forward to sit in front of the main deck. The technique was first used in Baumann’s GXS200 range and has proved extremely useful for providing clear views with and without loads. Austria Juice turned to Baumann through their partners Kalmar Austria GmbH when traditional container handling methods proved u
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, recently announced a new-generation version of its forklift solution for demanding loads of up to 54 tons. The Kalmar DCG380-540 is designed to offer the heavy-lifting power needed to handle the heavy loads typically seen in the stevedoring and metal industries combined with the smooth, precise control of a smaller-capacity machine. The Kalmar heavy forklift offers a new lifting experience for heavy-duty, high-capacity forklifts, with improved lifting and lowering speeds combined with load-sensing hydraulics to ensure smooth, safe handling of even the most challenging loads. It also features built-in connectivity as standard to enable customers to take advantage of the Kalmar Insight performance management tool, which provides a clear overview of fleet oper...
JCB brought its electric-powered telescopic lift truck, the 35-22E to Birmingham’s annual International Materials Handling Exhibition. The 35-22E has a lift capacity of 3.5 tonnes and joins the JCB 30-19E battery powered model which was added to JCB’s award-winning Teletruk range earlier this year “The JCB Teletruk has revolutionised materials handling operations in builders merchants, ports, recycling centres and industrial facilities around the world since it was first unveiled in 1997,” says JCB’s Teletruk General Manager Paul Murray. “The introduction of these electric machines means that Teletruk technology can now be deployed both inside and outside the warehouse, distribution centre or factory facility to deliver the ultimate in materials handling versatility.” The new
South Korean forklift giant Doosan has launched a major upgrade programme to its high-performance warehouse truck range, starting with enhanced new models in its stacker and powered pallet truck ranges. The vehicles, which were debuted as last month’s IMHX in Birmingham, included the BPL18/20S-7 with lateral drive, the BPM20S-7 with middle drive and the BDL13S-7(H) double stacker. Standard features across the range include low-noise and maintenance-free AC motors, electric power steering, regenerative braking, sensitive proportional hydraulics, multi-functional display for monitoring energy and machine status, turtle speed button, hydraulic damper for shock-free load lowering – all combined with a robust, compact chassis that offers high manoeuvrability in tight spaces and designed-
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