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13 July 2018

“Ensuring our customers get the most out of their batteries and in the most efficient manner, are our primary concerns,” says Danny Mason UK service manager for ECOBAT Battery Technologies’ industrial division (EBT Industrial). 

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11 July 2018

Kras Recycling relies on electrically-powered forklift trucks – and on the energy-efficient charging technology from Fronius.

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11 July 2018

Calor has launched a new advertising campaign – ‘Igniting Your Day’ – which features Wm McIvor & Son, a rural business that uses LPG to fuel its forklift trucks.

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05 June 2018

Kalmar has concluded a deal with a Polish manufacturer of chipboard products for nine electric forklift trucks powered by lithium-ion batteries.

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14 May 2018

Renowned battery specialist ECOBAT Battery Technologies (EBT) has brought the iconic Lucas brand into its comprehensive portfolio with the launch of a range of premium quality motive power ‘forklift’ batteries for the materials handling and logistics industries.

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14 May 2018

Choosing the optimum battery technology for your warehouse and factory vehicles depends on a variety of factors. This Whitepaper from EnerSys Motive Power discusses the key considerations.

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08 May 2018

GNB Industrial Power, a division of Exide Technologies, has launched its new Tensor xGel battery.

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15 April 2018

Trojan Battery Co has been selected by Pack Mule as its battery of choice to power the company’s wide range of electric utility vehicles.

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29 March 2018

Leading solutions provider Linde Material Handling (UK) has opened a new depot in Wellingborough to strengthen its local network and better serve its customers in the region.

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20 March 2018

So, what’s to be done? With skilled fork lift engineers retiring faster than new ones are recruited there is an acute skills shortage.  

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06 March 2018

As part of its ongoing commitment to the philosophy of ‘SME for SME’ (mid-sized dealers for mid-sized customers), Yale Europe Materials Handling will be exhibiting the future at LogiMAT 2018 in Stuttgart in hall 9, stand B33 later this month.

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15 March 2018

Fronius will present its extensive range of products and services from 23-27 April at CeMAT 2018 in Hanover.

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12 February 2018

Espex Batteries has acquired a modern industrial and business facility in Barry, South Wales.

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09 February 2018

Neil Thomas has joined Trojan Battery as president and CEO succeeding the retiring Jeff Elder.

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01 February 2018

The independent stored energy specialist is delighted to announce it has been nominated as a finalist for the Fork Lift Truck Association Award 2018.

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02 February 2018

Energy management specialist Hoppecke Industrial Batteries has developed a mobile charging station for use both inside and outdoors, offering key benefits to operations where an outside charging capability is preferable due to safety or environmental concerns.

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22 January 2018

Industrial Battery and Charger Services (IBCS), the UK’s leading independent battery specialist has been nominated for this year’s prestigious Supplier of the Year for Excellence award.

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11 January 2018

Hyster has announced the electrification of its line of Hyster Big Trucks is in development. This activity paves the way for zero-emission, fuel-cell versions of heavy duty trucks.

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10 January 2018

Following its success in winning the International Forklift of the Year (IFOY) award in 2016, in the category for counter balanced forklifts up to 3.5 tonnes, BYD has again been nominated for this year’s IFOY award.

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10 January 2018

Consumer electronics manufacturer Vestel has modernised the charging technology of its fleet of forklift trucks at its production facility near Wroclaw, Poland.

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FEATURES

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16 July 2018

As the winners from the 2018 Awards for Excellence continue to bask in their success, organisers, the Fork Lift Truck Association, are busily preparing for the Awards’ silver jubilee. With such an important milestone approaching, the FLTA would like you to get involved. Its chief executive Peter Harvey explains why. 

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01 July 2018

World of Material Handling (WoMH) 2018 featured around 170 vehicles in four large live installations, product shows, and test arenas. 

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29 June 2018

Lead crystal batteries promise 'lithium performance, at a fraction of the cost', says ECOBAT.

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23 May 2018

Enersys considers its advanced lead acid battery solution Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) in the light of ten factors important when upgrading a battery fleet.

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30 May 2018

With increased demand for ‘connected’ operations, Hyster Europe is supporting applications throughout the logistics chain with innovative 360 degree technology solutions.

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10 May 2018

Linde Material Handling UK recently opened its 24th UK location in Wellingborough, near Northampton. At the opening event, HSS editor Simon Duddy sat down with Linde’s UK MD Max Sammartano to hear how expanding infrastructure is only one of the manufacturer’s recent innovations.

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14 May 2018

ECOBAT Battery Technologies (EBT) has brought the iconic Lucas brand into its comprehensive portfolio with the launch of a range of premium quality motive power ‘forklift’ batteries for the materials handling and logistics industries.

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08 May 2018

Forklift fleet managers identified fuel as the key total cost of ownership concern in a survey by forklift manufacturer TCM.

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25 April 2018

Narrow Aisle has announced that models across its top-selling Flexi range of articulated forklift truck-based intralogistics solutions are now available with the option of lithium-ion battery power.

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25 April 2018

The range of high performance motive power 2V batteries has been expanded with the addition of 6 taller cells that are suitable for higher duty and larger capacity applications; and covers more electric vehicle types and sizes than previously.

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29 March 2018

Battery specialist ECOBAT Battery Technologies (EBT), has raised the concern that the increased use of lithium-ion batteries in forklifts may not be the utopia that many are suggesting. HSS editor Simon Duddy recently met with EBT Industrial to talk batteries.

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29 March 2018

Forklift downtime can be critical for Outokumpu so it turned to Doosan for cleaner, new diesel powered trucks.

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08 March 2018

Juice Stored Energy MD Andrew J Clarke tells HSS editor Simon Duddy the mix of balance sheet and operational issues users should consider when assessing forklift battery technology.

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09 March 2018

If you thought lithium based forklifts were just for large fleets – you’re wrong. Paul Brierley of Eastern Forklifts has seen great success selling BYD lithium phosphate battery powered forklifts, largely to SMEs, in East Anglia. HSS editor Simon Duddy talks to Paul.

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09 March 2018

Many industry operators consider the lithium-ion battery to be the future panacea to their energy management issues but Jason Howlett, Hoppecke’s regional managing director – northern Europe argues lead-acid or fibre nickel cadmium offer similar benefits with less outlay.

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05 February 2018

The drive to reduce downtime led to Fowler Welch’s decision to switch its 170 forklift fleet to lithium-ion powered models. Head of procurement David Lowe tells HSS editor Simon Duddy how they arrived at the decision.

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05 February 2018

Jungheinrich has launched the SLH 300 for lead-acid batteries and the lithium ion variant, the SLH 300i, feature a wide voltage range, numerous available options and a high level of efficiency.

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25 January 2018

German forklift giant Jungheinrich says the technology has moved passed the early adopter stage and has become a mainstream choice for many end users.

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13 February 2018

A Derbyshire logistics facility has boosted productivity at its 24-hour domestic and international delivery operation, after signing a long-term agreement with the local branch of Windsor Materials Handling.

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04 January 2018

Narrow Aisle’s Warehouse Systems Division has announced the launch of Flexi Easi-Change - a new intelligent forklift truck battery charging and management system.

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SPONSORED CONTENT

30 June 2015

Leading names in the design, manufacture and distribution of window and door hardware, locks and reinforcements are Fab&Fix, ERA and EWS, all of which are part of Grouphomesafe.

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14 October 2013

Engine distributor Marshall’s Industrial is bringing the new Doosan G2 engine to the UK market.

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29 June 2015

Leading names in the design, manufacture and distribution of window and door hardware, locks and reinforcements are Fab&Fix, ERA and EWS, all of which are part of Grouphomesafe.

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07 June 2017

John Lewis and Waitrose were looking to commission a national fleet survey of its battery and charger assets that would provide both basic and advanced information of the installed fleet.

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12 December 2012

Volkswagen engines are ahead of the curve when it comes to complying with the new Tier 4 Final/Stage IIIB requirements argues Robert Marshall, managing director, Marshalls Industrial. The new requirements come into force in 2013 and Volkswagen has a solution that is ready to go

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12 December 2012

Reduced fuel consumption, emissions and noise are all benefits of downsizing IC powered equipment argues Robert Marshall, gm at Marshall's Industrial One of the most demanding challenges facing the equipment industry

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30 June 2015

Senior Architectural Systems Limited is using a mixed fleet of Combilift forklifts at its manufacturing and warehousing facilities in Doncaster, each of which meets the various handling and storage requirements on site.

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09 April 2014

Ever wondered why your average LPG cylinder has only one valve and no fuel level indicator? Exchange too early and risk wasting gas and costing money, leave it too late and risk coming to a complete standstill, disrupting productivity and again, costing money.

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29 June 2015

Senior Architectural Systems Limited is using a mixed fleet of Combilift forklifts at its manufacturing and warehousing facilities in Doncaster, each of which meets the various handling and storage requirements on site.

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