Manufacturing and Materials Handling

New Hyster Pacific Islands dealer PortxGroup brings world standards of materials handling service and backup to remote locations

Forklift and materials handling leader, Hyster, is expanding its service offering – including safety training and logistical support in remote locations – with the appointment of PortxGroup as a Hyster dealer servicing the Pacific region.  PortxGroup is a rapidly evolving industry provider of logistics solutions with a wealth of experience in port development projects and materials handling and will represent Hyster in the Commonwealth …

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Winning the last mile in the supply chain race

New Swisslog white paper discusses how micro-fulfillment can synergize online and storefront Automation-enabled Micro-Fulfillment Centers are continuing to grow because they benefit both the retailer/grocer and the consumer Global warehouse and logistics automation leader, Swisslog, is introducing a new white paper on micro-fulfillment centers (MFCs), which focuses on how to utilize automation to maximize efficiency …

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Hugely durable Wearply outstanding for rail, ports, materials handling and electrical tasks

Wearply from Cut To Size Plastics is used for applications ranging from insulated rail joints, above, through to vibratory conveyor leaf springs used in processing and loading equipment as well as electrical motor, generator and transformer components. A hugely durable reinforced plastic composite that weighs less than aluminium but has up to 10 times the …

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Asian leader SCG’s Thai Cane Paper draws on Konecranes safety and maintenance expertise in avoiding accidents and downtime in 24-hour plant

Thai Cane Paper’s plant at Kanchanaburi where Konecranes cranes are used in the production of more than 100,000 tons of product a year. Mr Somkieat Dumthong from the plant’s Mechanical Maintenance section (foreground) stresses the importance of safety when loading cranes. A major operation of the biggest manufacturer of high quality packing paper in South …

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Upwards and onward as United celebrates its landmark 1000th Haulotte high safety and efficiency work platform

Haulotte Australia General Manager Mr Keith Clarke, left, with United Equipment CEO Mr David Maxwell celebrating the delivery of the 1000th Haulotte machine, an Optimum 8 AC scissor lift Leading national access equipment specialist United Forklift and Access Solutions is celebrating the landmark delivery of its 1000th high safety and efficiency unit from one of …

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The future of predictive maintenance arrives in time for Christmas-New Year machinery service season

The last thing companies in competitive markets need are unscheduled unexpected shutdowns. The same applies to suppliers of essential services, such as energy and water utilities. New technologies open a window into future reliability of machinery, motors and systems What sounded like science fiction just a short time ago is now a reality in the …

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