Lift Trucks (Forklifts)

Lift Trucks (Forklifts)

Crown Equipment Unveils Unprecedented List of 20 Electric Forklifts Tested and Qualified to Operate with Fuel Cells

NEW BREMEN, Ohio - Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world's leading forklift manufacturers, has qualified 20 of its electric forklift models to operate with various fuel cells. The company now offers 29 qualified combinations of fuel cell packs and trucks. With this accomplishment, Crown has taken a significant step forward for the industry in certifying the performance, efficiency and...

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Human Risk Factor Removed from Forklift Function
Lift Trucks (Forklifts)

Human Risk Factor Removed from Forklift Function

Australian companies are taking steps to reduce the number of accidents involving forklifts, arguably the best form of remedy is to remove forklift fleets altogether and replace them with an automated version which all but ensures people will not be injured. Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd is using its design-to-completion capabilities to fit out warehouses and processing plants with...

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Leading Material Handling Companies Showcase High-Tech Warehouse Simulation

CHEP, Frazier, Raymond and Vocollect operate model warehouse at Supply Chain of the Future conference GREENE, N.Y. - To see how state-of-the art material handling equipment operates in a realistic environment, supply chain management and material handling professionals typically have to visit a warehouse or distribution center. At this year's Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals...

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Lift Trucks (Forklifts)

Moving-Mast Reach Truck suits cold-storage environments.

With integrated cold store cabin, Crown SR 5000 Series lets operators remain productive in harsh environments where temperatures reach -20°F and lift heights up to 450 in. are required. Access 1 2 3® Comprehensive System Control allows AC technology to deliver power and handling that match the needs of operator and specific application. Cold store cabin affords optimal visibility and...

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Center Control Forklift has in-dash fuel cell controls and gauges.

Designed to accommodate Plug Power GenDrive(TM) fuel cells, PC 4500 Series Center Control Pallet Truck incorporates controls and gauges for fuel cell into dashboard. This negates need for operator to stop operation to access control box and check fuel cell status. Able to operate in conditions as low as -20°F, truck features fuel cells behind operator and offers features such as power...

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Stand-Up Counterbalanced Lift Trucks offer optimal maneuverability.
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Stand-Up Counterbalanced Lift Trucks offer optimal maneuverability.

Model 4250 trucks feature ComfortStance suspension, optional on Model 4150, that adapts automatically to user's weight and, combined with cushioned floor mat, provides impact and vibration isolation. Handling loads from 3,000-5,000 lb, 3-wheel trucks have operator compartment with contour-padded cover, 3-tiered scalloped armrest, and multifunction control handle. Dual-steer-wheel design shortens...

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Crown Earns Another Design Accolade Among World's Most Recognized Brands
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Crown Earns Another Design Accolade Among World's Most Recognized Brands

Forklift Manufacturer Wins IDSA IDEA for Crown ESR 5000 Reach Truck NEW BREMEN, Ohio - Crown Equipment, Apple, Dell, Microsoft, Panasonic and Herman Miller. When it comes to product design excellence, forklift manufacturer Crown Equipment doesn't take a backseat to anyone. The company - along with some of the world's most recognized brands - was honored this week by the Industrial Designers...

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Air Liquide to Power Canada's Largest Fleet of Green Forklifts

The fuel cell forklift trucks are the fastest growing segment of the hydrogen energy market. In addition to producing no greenhouse gases, these vehicles also offer a productivity gain of 2% compared to battery powered forklift trucks. In Canada, where numerous publicly-funded research and development programs on hydrogen energy have been launched in recent years, commercial applications are...

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JLG Awarded ATLAS II Forklifts Contract from U.S. Army
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JLG Awarded ATLAS II Forklifts Contract from U.S. Army

McConnellsburg, Pa. - JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK], announced today that it has received two orders for approximately $51 million from the U.S. Army to build a total of 311 JLG® All Terrain Lifter Army System (ATLAS II) telescopic forklifts. The first shipments of these products are slated to support U.S. Army logistics in Afghanistan. The ATLAS II...

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First Jungheinrich® Warehouse Products Roll off the Line at Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. ("MCFA")

HOUSTON - The first Jungheinrich® brand products manufactured by Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. ("MCFA") for Jungheinrich AG ("Jungheinrich") are off the line and ready for distribution as a result of the August 2009 manufacturing and distribution agreement between the two companies. The 3,000 - 5,500 lb. stand-up end control lift truck and 2,500 - 4,500 lb. reach truck are among...

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