All Materials Handling Articles

Powershift: Tier 4i/Stage IIIB telehandlers under the spotlight
New Tier 4i/Stage IIIB models plus a rush of compact machines have made this a good year for new telehandlers.
Terex Fuchs handlers join the Van Dalen fleet
Terex Fuchs UK dealer Blue Machinery supplied three MHL350E material handlers to Van Dalen
Manitou shifts RT forklift production to US
Manitou is shifting all production of its range of rough terrain forklifts to its Gehl facility in Dakota, US. Production of these machines was previously shared between the US and France, but will now take place entirely in the US.
Manitou launches engine ‘auto-stop’ feature
Manitou is to launch an automatic engine stop and start function on its construction telehandlers that will cut fuel consumption by 5% and reduce typical engine operating hours by a third.
Manulift expands in Canada
The importer of Merlo telehandlers is now expanding its operation to a national level and has appointed dealers in New Brunswick, Ontario and Saskatchewan.
United Rentals tops Telehandler30 list
The telehandler top list reflects an industry that’s purchasing and refleeting. Lindsey Anderson reports
Cabin change at Faresin
Smallest telehandler in range given Blue Sky cabin and new control panel.
Dieci redesigns Apollo
Telehandler firm Dieci gives fixed boom machine a new look, and adds new model to Samson range.
ACE Winches exports Scotland’s heaviest air cargo
ACE Winches has completed its largest ever manufacturing contract - worth £4.2 million (US$ 6.6 million) for Superior Energy Services, based in Houston - which was delivered on the world's largest commercial aircraft, the Antonov 225
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
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