Monthly Archives: April 2013

Forklift News – Unicarrier’s President Resigns

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April 30, 2013
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UniCarriers Americas Corporation president Peter Kruse has announced he will resign due to personal reasons effective May 2, 2013. Nissan Forklift, North America merged with TCM America to form UniCarriers Americas earlier this month. Akira Shiki, current officer and general manager of product merchandising, UniCarriers Corporation, will become the new president of UniCarriers Americas Corporation. “My […]


More Reasons to Use a Propane Forklift

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April 25, 2013
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A few weeks ago we talked about some of the reasons to use a propane forklift. It was mentioned, among the advantages were, that a propane forklift maintains 100% of its power throughout its use. Affordability, reliability, safety, and eco-friendliness were also touched upon. Today, we will expand a bit on what we said then […]


The Evolution of Forklift Technology

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April 23, 2013
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Although forklifts were first developed over 100 years ago, forklift technology has continued its evolution almost from day one. But in particular, the efforts put forth during both World War I and World War II, that helped spur the development of new forklift technology, might be considered the first “new age of forklifts.” During these […]


Forklift Training Equals Forklift Safety

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April 18, 2013
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Forklifts do present many different operating hazards, but if your forklift drivers receive proper forklift training and you emphasize the importance of forklift safety, it will help you minimize accidents in your workplace. It has been estimated that in the United States that there are almost 100 fatalities and almost 100,000 injuries as a result […]


Forklift Service – How often does your forklift need service?

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April 16, 2013
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How often your forklifts are serviced can depend on whether they are gasoline, propane, or electric powered. Are they used indoor or outdoors or both? Are they required to navigate rough terrain or are they used only on flat warehouse surfaces? These are among the many questions you have to ask yourself when planning your […]


Is A Clean Diesel Forklift In Your Future?

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April 11, 2013
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Yes, the EPA recommends changeover to clean diesel as being wise choice that you should consider making. Sometimes your older diesel powered forklifts might have to be used inside your warehouse and you know how quickly noxious the air can become, or when you are driving down a highway you get stuck behind and older […]


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