Award Winning Company, Combilift & Award-Winning Author, Emer Conlon – A Great ‘Combi’nation

With Combilift’s unique portfolio of forklifts, the company is revolutionizing the way businesses handle and store materials, especially long and awkward loads, or when space is limited. Innovation permeates throughout the company and this has now been extended to capture children’s imaginations at grassroots level.

“I approached Combilift just over a year ago, with a view to proposing a novel, unique way to communicate with existing and potential customers, as well as being involved in the education of the next generation. So Combilift, is ‘Lifting Innovation’ and now CombiKids is ‘Lifting Imaginations,’” said Emer Conlon, author of ‘The Forklift trucks and their Secret Superpowers’.

“We believe it was very important to be involved with the education of the next generation and to that end, we already have a number of programs including, apprenticeships, tours, etc. However, our new CombiKids initiative will involve even younger children with Combilift,” said Martin McVicar, CEO and co-founder, Combilift.

The CombiKids book reportedly highlights overcoming difficulties, the importance of friendship, and that bullying is unacceptable. Also, the forklift trucks are all different shapes and sizes, suggesting that no matter what someone looks like or what shape or size they are, it is important to be accepting of others and of differences.

Combilift is a proud member of Guaranteed Irish, and the CombiKids book very much reflects this. Supporting local businesses and the importance of Irish jobs – particularly during Covid19 – is incredibly important to the ethos of Combilift. With that in mind the book is printed by Winters Print, Drogheda, illustrated by Jon McCormack, Kildare and typeset by idesignworx, Monaghan.

In addition, Combilift is also very mindful that charities are really suffering during the pandemic in terms of support and donations and has reportedly committed to donating all proceeds from book sales to the incredibly deserving charity, Make a Wish.

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