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Manitou opens dealer training center in South Dakota
Manitou Americas, Inc. has opened a 70,000-square-foot (21,500 m2) training facility for its XPRT Training department at its Madison, SD location.
Manulift introduces low-profile telehander
Canadian importer and distributor Manulift is now offering one of the lowest telehandlers in the marketplace, with the Merlo Panoramic 25.6 L.
Ramirent trials forklift rental in Finland
Ramirent is trialling the short term rental of forklift trucks in Finland and if successful will extend the programme to the rest of the Nordic region this Autumn and its other territories in 2013.
Golight introduces LED work lights
US manufacturer of auxiliary lighting products Golight has added LED options to its articulating spotlights, as well as launching a new range of LED work lights.
Enter the Telehandler30 2012
Access, Lift & Handlers has started compiling data for its annual Telehandler30 (T30) report. The T30 ranks telehandler-owning rental companies in North America by number of telehandlers owned. In order to make the list as concise as possible, we need your information.
Genie introduces prototype telehandler for American markets
Genie unwrapped a prototype of the latest addition to its telehandler product line, the 11.3 tonne (25,000 lb) Tier 4 Interim compliant GTH-844B
Manitou debuts MT 5519 telehandler
Shown for the first time at World of Concrete 2012, the MT 5519 was debuted from French manufacturer Manitou. The unit joins the compact MT series product range, offering an overall height of 6 feet, 4 inches (1.93m) with a turning radius of 11 feet (3.35m). The unit's boom provides a reach height of 19 feet, 1 inch (5.8m) and has the same welded box-section design as its bigger siblings in the MT series.
New compact RT telehandler for Manitou's North American customers
Manitou has launched a new rough terrain telehandler for its North American markets. The MT 5519 telescopic handler has a low-profile compact frame with an overall height of 1.93m (6ft 4in) and a turning radius of 3.35m (11ft) making it manoeuvrable in low buildings and confined job sites.
Manitou and Yanmar form North American alliance
Manitou and Yanmar have formed an alliance to cross sell excavators and skid steer loaders in North America. One consequence of the deal is that Manitou has ended its long-standing excavator alliance in North America with Wacker Neuson.
Cat and Exodus join forces for material handlers
Exodus material handlers will be available through Cat's North American dealers and will be branded as Cat machines in 2013
Manulift secures Merlo import for Western Canada
Canadian importer Manulift EMI has entered into a dealership agreement with Kubota Country of Western Canada for the distribution of Merlo telehandlers
Caterpillar introduces new telehandler at World of Concrete
Caterpillar unveiled its newest telehandler at World of Concrete 2012 - the TL1255C. The machine is the largest in the company's C Series range, featuring a maximum lift capacity of 12,000 pounds and a maximum lift height of 54.3 feet.
Terex AWP to unveil new prototype telehandler at The Rental Show
Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) will unveil a new telehandler prototype at The Rental Show, Feb. 5-8, in New Orleans, LA. The 8,000-pound capacity Genie GTH-844B will be available for purchase in the fourth quarter of 2012.
New telehandlers under the IRN spotlight
The telehandler is one of the products most exposed to the house building market in Europe and North America, and in recent years has been severely depressed as a result. However, as IRN reports, manufacturers are preparing for the upturn in demand with new and improved machines in all sizes.
TMHNA announces management changes
Toyota Material Handling North America (TMHNA) has announced the expansion of its executive team in an effort to "further strengthen the North American regional operations and distribution channels" of the two respected brands it represents: Toyota and Raymond.
Gehl and Mustang telehandlers receive Tier IV engine upgrades
Gehl's RS5-19 telehandler has received an engine upgrade, along with Mustang's 519 telehandler. Both brands fall under the Manitou Group. The EPA certified Interim Tier IV Yanmar 68 hp (50.7 kW) naturally-aspirated engine "provides the power needed for demanding jobsites, while providing reduced fuel consumption," the company said. The upgraded Interim Tier IV engine meets the latest emissions standards.
French renter Bleu Blanc invests in JCB handlers
French rental company Bleu Blanc has taken delivery of 20 new JCB Loadall telehandlers, including ten 535-140 models, nine 540-170s and one 535-95.
Alastair Robertson to sell HH-Intellitech units in North America
Alastair Robertson, owner of US aerial platform sales company Universal Equipment, has formed a new company to sell HH-Intellitech’s material handling units in North America.
Manulift receives Merlo order
Canadian importer of Italian-built Merlo telehandlers, Manulift EMI, has received 25 new Merlo telehandlers, including nine Merlo Compact 25.6 units.
Telehandlers in the green zone: how will Tier IV and Stage IIB affect the telehandler market.
As the Tier IV and Stage IIIB regulations start to affect the access industry starting with telehandlers and very big booms, Maria Hadlow reports on how it is affecting the manufacturers and their customers.
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