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Manufacturer launches new diagnostics system
24 February, 2015 Terex Material Handling has launched Demag StatusControl, a diagnostics system for crane installations.
  • Terex Material Handling set for ProMat launch
    Terex Material Handling will use its presence at ProMat to unveil a key new product with the launch of the Demag V-type crane design, which is claimed to be a revolutionary crane that sets a new industry standard, weighing up to 17 percent less than comparable box-section profile girders.


A focus on ports
10 April, 2015 Our regular look at recent installations across the US ports sector, including news from Straightpoint, Konecranes and Hyster Company.
  • Moving on up
    North American overhead crane manufacturer G.W. Becker has recently expanded its expertise base with the a new addition to the team.
  • Radio transmission
    Radio remote control manufacturers are increasing their presence in North America. These companies are developing a range of new products, upgrades and improvements, but there is no “one-sizefits- all” approach for end users.
  • The forefront of innovation
    With ProMat 2015 taking place this month, more than 800 exhibitors from across the supply chain are demonstrating the latest technological innovations to help improve your business.


Broadening the horizons
26 March, 2015 The US material handling equipment sector is in a good place right now. Manufacturers and suppliers witnessed an 8.1% increase in orders last year and further growth is projected in 2015 and 2016. Sales are expected to build on 2014's figures with growth of 9% this year and a 7% increase in 2016, according to the MHI's latest Material Handling Equipment Manufacturing Forecast (MHEM).
  • Are you moving with the times?
    Find What's Next" is the message the ProMat 2015 organizers are conveying to the thousands of attendees expected at this year's event. Visitors old and new have come to expect impeccably high standards from the MHI, the sponsor of shows such as ProMat, and I am confident that this year will be no different.
  • Covering all bases
    Next month, TOC Americas will take place at the Car tagena de Indias Convention Center (CCCI) from 1416 October. The terminal operators conference will offer visitors a comprehensive and essential insight into this exciting, diverse industry.
  • Moving with the times
    Hello, and welcome to the latest issue of OCH. As a magazine focusing on the overhead crane and hoist sectors, this title places a strong emphasis on the invention and implementation that is taking place in these innovative markets.