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Materials Handling

Gavin Tull appointed as new Sales Manager, UK, for the ELOKON Group 

ELOKON Group has announced the appointment of Gavin Tull as the company's new Sales Manager, UK. He brings a deep knowledge of the deployment of safety and assistance systems within the materials handling sector, having worked for materials handling organisations in both the USA and the UK. Tull…

  • 2 days ago

Automation in the world of fragrance

LUZI fragrance compounds, a Swiss family company that has been making high-quality fragrance components since 1926, is expanding and investing in a new, central office in Dietlikon, near Zurich. Jungheinrich was chosen for the realisation of the automated warehouse and material flow system. The…

  • 21/04/2021

Jungheinrich expands Northern Ireland footprint supporting leading businesses

As consumer demands and expectations increase, in part due to the fallout from Covid-19, supply chains become more complex and businesses are increasingly turning to sleeker and more flexible supply chains in order to generate greater value from their warehouses and processes. Now, in the wake of…

  • 20/04/2021

Mike Burke elected as President of AMHSA

At its recent AGM, members of the Automated Material Handling Systems Association (AMHSA) voted to appoint Mike Burke as the organisation’s President. Having spent over 40 years in the material handling industry, Mike Burke has wide experience and has served as AMHSA's Vice President since…

  • 19/04/2021

Ace cranes for Cape Canaveral project

Ace World Companies has installed two 250-ton capacity cranes, each with 25-ton capacity auxiliary hoists, at a new manufacturing facility at Cape Canaveral. 250/25 ton overhead cranes used in the aerospace industry. These two cranes have a span of 201 ft. each. Ace, a manufacturer of overhead…

  • 15/04/2021

New LEEA research reveals optimistic post-pandemic outlook

Despite the Covid-19 health crisis impacting significantly on the Lifting Industry, Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Sector Benchmark Research reveals optimism for the post-pandemic future, and a move towards new and possibly more productive ways of working. Indeed, 72% of firms…

  • 12/04/2021

Post-Brexit port delays boost demand for UK-made forklift parts

Since new rules on exports, imports and tariffs were implemented at the start of this year, the UK’s forklift industry has looked to buy locally in Britain when it comes to acquiring the components and parts that they need to service and maintain the lift truck fleets that are in operation at…

  • 17/03/2021

Glad to be raising awareness through social media

Some industries are essential and commonplace yet despite existing in plain sight there is little or no perception of them among the wider world. The Lifting Sector is a good example. Fortunately its key stakeholders have resolved to change this. They are now shouting out from the rooftops, or…

  • 23/02/2021

Safety and planning must not slip when normal life returns

Will Dunn is the CEO of Lifting Equipment Store , and President of Lifting Equipment Store USA . The challenging circumstances created by Covid-19 have brought extreme pressure on facilities of all kinds to maintain top levels of safety and resilience. As we face the potential of a better future in…

  • 11/02/2021

Top tips for couriers to be more sustainable over Christmas

Christmas is around the corner, and this year’s festivities look set to be more digital than traditional. With the second lockdown due to end on 2nd December, the likelihood of people turning to online retailers for presents remains high. The pandemic is pushing people towards online shopping…

  • 03/12/2020