Yale Wins Green Awards from Multiple Publications for Lift Truck Power Suite

GREENVILLE, N.C.  – Yale Materials Handling Corporation has received recognition from two publications for its Power Suite, which provides advanced power solutions that help customers meet sustainability and performance targets. The 2020 edition marks the company’s ninth appearance on the Inbound Logistics list of 75 Green Supply Chain Partners and … [Read more...]

Facility Expansion at Flux Power Creates New Opportunities

After moving to a new facility in June 2019, Flux Power is expanding their operations by occupying an additional 23,000 sqft facility. Supply Chain Manager Jerrett Chambers commented, “By doubling our production space and reorganizing inventory by packs, Flux Power will be able to reduce kit production times by 50%.” The facility expansion … [Read more...]

NexSys® PURE Battery Withstands Series of Punishing Conditions in Extreme Endurance Video

https://youtu.be/lPJvh3h8MFM READING, Pennsylvania, June 18, 2020 – EnerSys® (NYSE:ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, recently released a captivating video, which exemplifies the strength and resilience of the NexSys® PURE Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) battery in the most demanding conditions. The … [Read more...]

Companies Can Increase Production With A Lithium ion Forklift Battery

In response to the COVID-19 crisis and shortages nationwide, some companies are ramping up production to quickly get products to market. As part of this production increase, many companies are moving their operations from a single shift to multiple shifts to remedy these shortages. For companies that utilize forklifts and other material handling … [Read more...]

Lithium-Ion Drive Systems for the Food Industry

Extreme temperature zones, seasonal peaks, special hygiene requirements – the food industry is governed by very special rules and poses unique challenges for intralogistics. The KION Group brands offer concepts that respond to these challenges with an energy-efficient solution: lithium-ion technology. When it is -18 Celsius… What … [Read more...]

Lithium Battery Price: Good Investment?

Purchasing a forklift battery is an important investment. The question for many companies, however, is whether their choice is a good investment. The average cost of a lithium-ion battery is between $3,000 and $20,000, depending on battery size. This price tag can be up to twice as much as the average purchase price of a lead acid battery. … [Read more...]

Forklift/Lift Truck News Briefs

Lift truck/forklift news and other MHE information. Jungheinrich cancels participation in LogiMAT 2020 "The health of our customers and employees has absolute priority for Jungheinrich!" Hamburg: Jungheinrich is cancelling its participation in this year's intralogistics fair LogiMAT in Stuttgart from 10 to 12 March due to the progressive … [Read more...]

Ensol To Showcase Ensol Smart and Ensol Cloud Innovative Solutions at MODEX 2020

The company will join the trade show for the third time to unveil the market’s first self-reporting battery and cloud-based material handling fleet management platform Ensol, a manufacturing and service company designing, building and delivering innovative lithium industrial batteries, will showcase its novel Ensol Smart™  and Ensol Cloud™ … [Read more...]

EnerSys® to Present the Latest Advances in Lithium-ion

(Li-ion) Battery Technology During MODEX® 2020 On-Floor Seminar READING, Pennsylvania, March 3, 2020 – EnerSys®, global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, will deliver a presentation on the latest advances in Lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology as it applies to the material handling industry. Presented by … [Read more...]

Flux Power Reports Record Second Quarter Revenue and Sales Backlog

Vista, CA – Flux Power Holdings, Inc., a developer of advanced lithium-ion batteries for commercial and industrial equipment including electric forklifts and airport ground support equipment (“GSE”), has reported results for its fiscal year 2020 second quarter ended December 31, 2019 (Q2 ‘20). Highlights: Q2 ’20 revenue increased 33% to … [Read more...]