Lift Trucks

ABB Rebrands Autonomous Mobile Robot Portfolio

September 23, 2022

ABB has launched its first range of rebranded Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) following its acquisition of mobile robot leader ASTI Mobile Robotics in 2021. Since adding AMRs to its portfolio, ABB is the only company with a comprehensive and integrated offering of robots, AMRs and machine automation solutions. ASTI Mobile Robotics’ solutions are now rebranded…

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Elevating Worker Platforms Vertically Position Employees

September 22, 2022

Elevating Worker Platform Lifts from Presto ECOA are the perfect solution for assembly, repair or maintenance of large or tall workpieces, such as transportation equipment (trucks, buses, aircraft, etc.), electrical sub-assemblies, prefabricated buildings, or any other large, awkward shaped items that must be accessed at elevated or varying heights. Not only do they position workers…

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CLARK Material Handling Company Announces CLARK SMART Suite of Telematics and Fleet Management Offerings

September 22, 2022

CLARK Material Handling Company, a top-ten global manufacturer of forklift trucks and spare parts, announces the launch of new products that help its customers manage large fleets: CLARK SMART, and CLARK SMART Fleet. With the launch of these two products, CLARK customers now have more visibility of their forklift fleets than ever before. CLARK SMART…

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NOBLELIFT North America FE4P50Q-70Q Lithium-Iron Forklifts – for indoor and outdoor applications

September 15, 2022

The FE4P50Q (5,000lb capacity), FE4P60Q (6,000lb capacity), FE4P70Q (7,000lb capacity) Four Wheel Lithium-Iron Phosphate (LiFe4OP) Forklifts are highly efficient, durable Lithium-iron forklifts. They are designed for indoor and outdoor applications. The mast system, front/rear axles and chassis are engineered to be tough like an Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) forklift, but with all the advantages of…

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High Duty Cycle Lift Tables Offer Extended Time Between Maintenance

September 9, 2022

For applications that require frequent cycling (lifting and lowering) of lift tables, Southworth offers high duty cycle packages that increase recommended maintenance intervals from 50,000 cycles to 200,000 cycles. The dramatic increase in cycles is attributed to upgraded components including more rugged and durable wear parts. In addition to better accommodating higher cycles, these components…

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Protecting Workers Without Sacrificing Productivity

September 8, 2022

By Rob Beightol, Director of Marketing, Gorbel® Inc. Innovations in Material Handling: Working Smarter, Not Harder Manufacturing facilities and distribution centers traditionally had to choose between keeping their works safe, or keeping them productive. Thanks to recent material handling innovations, companies no longer have to make that trade off. Innovative and affordable material handling solutions…

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Fork(Lifts) in the (Off-)Road: Should We Ban Internal Combustion Engines for Electric?

August 30, 2022

Contributor: Propane Education and Research Council (PERC) The California Air Resources Board (CARB) recently proposed a ban on Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) forklifts based on the California Governor’s Executive Order N 79 20. The proposed ban would impact ICE material handling applications up to 12,000 lbs. of lift capacity with some exceptions (e.g., rough terrain…

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CLARK Material Handling Company Partners with Sunlight Batteries USA to Market Motive-Power Line

August 2, 2022

CLARK Material Handling Company, a top-ten global manufacturer of forklift trucks and spare parts, has partnered with Sunlight Group to provide our CLARK dealers with an additional tubular lead-acid motive-power battery line that provides high performance, low maintenance, and extreme durability. Sunlight Group offers short and consistent delivery times, and provides an excellent return on…

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Technology and Forklift/Pedestrian Safety

August 2, 2022

By: Brian Colburn, Contributor We live in a pretty amazing time in history. When I joined the material handling industry decades ago, the cutting edge of forklift safety technology was self-adjusting back up alarms and the very first, basic monitoring systems. Flash forward to today and there are virtual signage/floor lines, forklift safety lights of…

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Reid Lifting Gantries Lift New York Urban Energy

July 26, 2022

Brooklyn, New York-based Urban Energy Inc. has sourced a series of Reid Lifting gantry cranes from FAD Equipment Store for clean energy construction. The company, which installs solar systems across the city, uses Porta-Gantry cranes as they offer the perfect combination of lightweight, required headroom, and ease of assembly to allow it to improve efficiency…

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