Monthly Archives: October 2012

Forklift Safety Training Los Angeles – Remember your Forklift Safety Rules

October 31, 2012

Remember your forklift safety training.  This is a good example of why you should not drive with the load you are carrying up high.

Cutting corners increasing forklift accidents in UK

October 29, 2012

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has reported an industry wide increase in serious forklift truck accidents, prompting Briggs Equipment to urge fleet managers not to lose sight of the importance of health and safety in a tough economic environment. Latest figures from the HSE reveal a four per cent increase in serious accidents involving […]

Charbroiled burgers emit more particulates than clean-diesel trucks

October 27, 2012

Here’s something to think about the next time you head out to the local burger joint: According to researchers at the University of California-Riverside, commercially cooked hamburgers emit more particulate matter than 2007-2010 model year clean-diesel trucks. “An 18-wheeler diesel-engine truck would have to drive 143 miles on the freeway to put out the same […]

Nissan and TCM Forklift’s to Merge Production

October 26, 2012

UniCarriers Corp is consolidating its manufacturing sites in Japan to cut production costs. The company’s subsidiary, Nissan Forklift Co, has outsourced production to a Yokohama firm since 2001 but will end the contract in April 2013, according to the Nikkei Report. From May 2013, the 7,000 small forklifts produced by the firm will be built at […]

Toyota Motor Affiliate to Buy Cascade for $759 Million

October 25, 2012
Cascade, attachments, forklft attachments

Toyota Industries Corp., a parts-and-assembly affiliate of Japan’s largest carmaker, agreed to buy U.S. forklift components maker Cascade Corp. (CASC) for $759 million in cash to expand in the materials-handling business. The bid is worth $65 a share for all of Cascade, the world’s biggest supplier of materials-handling attachments for lift trucks, Kariya, Japan-based Toyota […]

Forklifts Orange County – Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. announce completion of spin-off

October 9, 2012
hysteryale material handling

NACCO Industries, Inc. and Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. announced the spin-off by NACCO of its materials handling business to NACCO stockholders.  At the close of business on September 28, 2012, NACCO distributed a dividend of one share of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. Class A and one share of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. Class B Common stock to […]

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