Latest ProGMA Video Highlights Loading Dock Hazards: 42% of Forklift Accidents Involve Workers Getting Pinned by Tipping Vehicles

  The Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association (ProGMA), a product group within trade association Material Handling Industry (MHI), is promoting the third in a series of educational videos about preventing accidents and injuries at loading docks. The videos can be seen at Following ‘Essential Safety Barriers for Automated / Robotic Workcells’ and ‘Proper Safeguarding for […]

Forklift rental? Choosing the best forklift financing option

Is forklift rental, lease or purchase right for you? Forklifts and other materials handling equipment can be purchased with a number of repayment options, rented on a short-term basis from 90 days to 12 months, leased over several years, or purchased through your dealer, according to Alex Teager, Yale Financial Services Manager. The advantages and […]

Hyster Trucks Overcome Tough Tests at Sand-lime Brick Factory

From large quantities of dust to extreme temperature variations, Hyster® forklift trucks help overcome the tough conditions at Radmacher Kalksandsteine, a sand-lime brick production plant in Wendeburg, Germany. The family business has been producing sand-lime bricks using only sand, quicklime and water since 1963. The blocks are hardened in 15-bar pressure autoclaves where more than […]

New Warehouse Design Book Offers Insights on Pallet Racking , MHE Selection and More

How to Configure and Equip Your Warehouse: Pallet racking, industrial shelving, MHE and more are covered in a practical warehouse design “due diligence primer.” When two recently retired MHE professionals connected at a social function a few years ago, little did they realize that their enduring passion for the industry would quickly catapult them into […]

Hyster Company Discussses Productivity Enhancing Technologies and Solutions, Zero Emission Lift Trucks

Technology developments in Big Trucks, such as a zero emissions, high-capacity electric powered truck, the addition of Hyster Tracker to all Big Truck products as a standard feature, and solutions that save time and money were some of the topics addressed by Hyster at Breakbulk Americas Show in Houston, TX, held from October 17-19. The […]

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