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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.


ProMat: Find What’s Next
11 February, 2015 ProMat 2015 takes place in March 2015. More than 800 exhibitors from all corners of the supply chain will be on show, demonstrating the latest technological innovations to help improve your business.
  • Breaking the habit
    When Carolina Finishing and Coating decided it was time to put a stop to its frequent and costly motor brake replacements, it turned to Force Control and its oil shear technology to improve the company’s production operation.
  • Moving to the next level
    A versatile and integral part of the material handling sector, electric chain hoists offer end users productive, efficient, and effective solutions to their lifting requirements.
  • supply Chain spotlight
    Welcome to your regular roundup of the latest news and developments from across the supply chain
  • ITI: Crane and rigging training specialists
    US-based Crane and rigging specialists Industrial Training International (ITI) is a key player in the fi eld of training. In this piece it puts the spotlight on some of its recent successful courses.


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.