EPA Issues

The environmental protection agency, EPA, is chartered with the task to protect our environment. Their actions and directives can have a direct effect on the equipment and people in the material handling business

California Charges Ahead

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January 28, 2014
IndustrialPowerSource battery chargers meet and exceed CEC regulations

The State of California charges ahead.  It has been phasing in, over the past few years, a number of regulations governing how both large and small batteries are to be charged.  The one that will impact those of us in material handling went into effect January 1, 2014. The new law says that any large […]


Hyundai’s New 80 Volt AC Forklifts Show Their Muscle

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August 27, 2013
Hyundai Forklift 30BHA, 80 Volt AC forklift

Hyundai’s new 80 Volt AC forklifts show their muscle and  are making inroads into an areas previously dominated by the internal combustions engine (IC) lift trucks.  Today, forklifts powered by these new 80 AC volt batteries are able compete with and surpass in efficiency their gasoline, diesel, and propane rivals.  With the latest equipment improvements, these […]


Do You Dispose of Forklift Batteries the Right Way?

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July 23, 2013
forklift battery recycling

How do you dispose of your old forklift batteries when the times comes to replace them?  Do you dispose of your forklift batteries the right way?  We hope you don’t just put them in the trash or take them to a land fill.  We would like to think that you dispose of your old forklift […]


A Forklift All-Star Team. Can You Pick One?

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July 16, 2013

For the past several months, baseball fans have been voting for their favorite players to participate in Major Baseball’s 84th edition of its All-Star game.  That got us thinking whether we could select a Hyundai Forklift starting nine. Is there a forklift all-star team?  Could we choose the best of the best?  A pretty difficult […]


Are Hydrogen Fuel Cell Forklifts Feasible?

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June 13, 2013
Hydrogen Refueling Station

The short answer is yes, you can convert your electric battery forklifts to hydrogen fuel cells forklifts quite easily.  In the ever changing world of forklift technology, many in the material handling business today are, in fact, now converting over their electric battery powered lift trucks to a cleaner hydrogen fuel cell power source. Fuel […]


Hyundai Forklift’s Tier IV 4.3L Engine Makes News

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May 6, 2013
PSI, CARB Tier IV, Hyundai Forklifts, Hyundai propane forklifts, propane forklifts

The race to provide clean running engines for forklifts is a competitive one.  One supplier is Clean technology engine supplier Power Solutions International, Inc.  Power Solutions announced April 26th, 2013, that they had  successful results with their Tier IV diesel engine replacement program with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. PSI supplies Hyundai with 4.3-liter liquid propane engines for […]


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