lift truck

lift truck

[′lift ‚trək]
(mechanical engineering)
A small hand- or power-operated dolly equipped with a platform or forklift.
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As we have over those many years, we roll out our annual reader survey that illustrates the evolution of lift truck usage and investment (page 36); we offer our annual deep dive into the Top 20 lift truck suppliers (page 28); and then we set the spotlight on some of the latest innovations that are changing the way we manage and put lift trucks to work (page 42).
The old days of buying a lift truck as a commodity unrelated to other materials handling equipment purchases are going away.
Hyster-Yale is a leading global lift truck OEM offering over 280 different lift truck models and generating consolidated annual revenues of USD2.9bn.
Anilox Laser Technology, a manufacturer of quality metal rollers and sleeves for print machinery, reports it has chosen Lowestoft-based NEXEN LIFT TRUCKS as its preferred supplier for its new electric counterbalanced lift truck.
In freezer warehousing, the primary cause of lift truck equipment failure is condensation caused by the constant in-and-out movement of product by lift trucks operating between -28[degrees]C and ambient air temperature within loading docks.
The lift truck should be selected based on not only the specific application, but also the facility itself--this avoids a "one size fits all" approach.
is pleased to announce that effective June 1st 2013, they have acquired the assets of Premier Lift Truck Services, Inc.
Konecranes, a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses (TM) and the Kion Group, one of the two leading global makers of industrial trucks, successfully closed the transaction announced in February to collaborate in the container handling lift truck business.
To support a semi-automatic approach to reaching destinations by lift truck, the supplier's warehouse navigation system uses RFID transponders placed in the facility floor at specific distances.
Managing Director of Brindley Lift Trucks and Chairman of the Fork Lift Truck Association Technical Committee, Hayes is a well-respected figure in the materials handling industry, with more than 30 years experience in the sector.
Even if the fork lift truck travels less than 1,000 yards - on public roads, between sites or for unloading vehicles outside the workplace - then it can be driven with little modification to lighting, excise duty, number plate etc.
What differentiates Utilev lift trucks from similar product offerings, notes the company, is that they are backed by a network of experienced and independent dealers that provide a wide range of support services including complete parts availability and lift truck maintenance.