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Monday, August 01, 2011

With sales on the rise for the second consecutive year, the worldwide industrial lift truck market is revved up.

Today’s lift trucks offer more in the way of technology, power and performance than ever before. Here’s a look at the latest innovations available in today’s trucks.

Lift trucks have come a long way since their introduction in the materials handling arena in the 1920s. Today, they are smarter and stronger, and still the indispensable workhorses in our warehouses and distribution centers.

In its July report, the ISM reported that the index it uses to measure the manufacturing sector—known as the PMI—was 50.9 percent. This represents a 4.4 percent drop from June’s 55.3 percent
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Manufacturer predicts strong future for the newest lift truck power supply.
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Warehouse management solution uses several slotting principles to control accuracy, production and overall pallet quality.

A crafty slotting solution helps Creative Memories achieve more than 99.9% shipping accuracy and improve picking speed.

Longtime director to be succeeded by PERC’s Brian Feehan
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President of the Industrial Truck Association (ITA) talks to Modern about the state of the lift truck industry.
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We break the Modern mold a bit this month by focusing this issue firmly on one piece of equipment—the tried and true backbone of the materials handling industry, the lift truck.
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