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Explosion risk from hand pallet trucks

Explosion risk from hand pallet trucks

Businesses may be unaware that hand pallet trucks operating in potentially explosive atmospheres have the potential to cause ignition, warns safety company Pyroban.

FLTA reveals materials handling's 'biggest mistake'

FLTA reveals materials handling's 'biggest mistake'

Responding to reports of companies selling lift trucks without any regards for suitability, the Fork Lift Truck Association is urging companies employing forklifts to use caution when appointing new suppliers.

Hiab strengthens its global leadership ambition in cranes by acquiring EFFER S.p.A from the CTE Group

Hiab strengthens its global leadership ambition in cranes by acquiring EFFER S.p.A from the CTE Group

Hiab, part of Cargotec, and a global leader in on-road load handling, has entered into an agreement to acquire the Effer loader cranes business from the CTE Group for an enterprise value of EUR 50 million.

Smart and sustainable packaging trends can coexist and grow harmoniously, says GlobalData

Smart and sustainable packaging trends can coexist and grow harmoniously, says GlobalData

Packaging is critical for enhancing the functionality of products as well as winning over new consumers. Of late, smart and sustainable packaging trends have gathered pace owing to busy lifestyles and rising per capita disposable income of consumers across the globe.

BEC secures partnership with Apex Supply Chain Technologies

BEC secures partnership with Apex Supply Chain Technologies

BEC (Systems Integration) Ltd has formed a partnership with Apex Supply Chain Technologies Ltd., a market-leading manufacturer of secure automated locker solutions.

New appointment strengthens vertical focus for Datalogic in the UK and Ireland

New appointment strengthens vertical focus for Datalogic in the UK and Ireland

Datalogic, the automatic data capture and industrial automation solutions provider, is has strengthened its vertically aligned UK&I team for manufacturing with the addition of new sales manager and industry expert, Kamran Farooq.

Safety in the warehouse: Five key risk areas for 360-degree protection

Safety in the warehouse: Five key risk areas for 360-degree protection

By Steve Shakespeare, Business Director, Jungheinrich UK.

Warehouse safety has always required careful attention, but as operations become more complex to handle the rapid rise in customer demand, it is no longer enough to address risk in isolation.

Companies overspending and threatening compliance with the wrong forklift training

Companies overspending and threatening compliance with the wrong forklift training

Many companies are overspending on unnecessary forklift operator training, according to the regulatory body for workplace transport training, RTITB.

Retailers need to fund recycling, says The Recycling Association

Retailers need to fund recycling, says The Recycling Association

Packaging manufacturers and retailers need to fund the cost of recycling more, according to The Recycling Association chief executive Simon Ellin.

The National Audit Office has produced its report, The Packaging Recycling Obligations, that found that the Government has no evidence that the system has encouraged companies to minimize packaging or make it easy to recycle.

Waste, storage space and the hidden extras

Waste, storage space and the hidden extras

All businesses are chasing efficiency and convenience. David Coleman, Operations Director at HSM UK, discusses why environmental technology is an effective answer for organisations handling significant volumes of waste material.

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