New Products and Services: Mobile Transportation Equipment
Poly-Trux P-405 Extra Heavy-Duty tilt truck
The new Poly-Trux P-405 Extra Heavy-Duty tilt truck from material handling product manufacturer Meese Orbitron Dunne Co.
Nissan Platinum II Nomad Series Lift Trucks
While designed to be an indoor lift truck, Nissan Forklift Corp.'s Platinum II Nomad Series lift truck can also be operated outdoors. This lift truck series has solid pneumatic tires, which allow the trucks to operate outside on good surfaces.
Jungheinrich Parts Fast or Parts Free Guarantee
Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA), a provider of forklift trucks in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, announced the launch of the Jungheinrich "Parts Fast or Parts Free Guarantee." (MCFA has a manufacturing and distribution agreement with Jungheinrich that allows it to distribute Jungheinrich forklifts and parts through the company's dealer network in North America.) This guarantee promises next-business-day delivery of parts, or they are free, including freight. The guarantee extends to all Jungheinrich warehouse product customers who conduct business with one of the more than 330 authorized Jungheinrich dealer locations throughout North America.
J1 Joey task support vehicle
Mobile transportation equipment: Big Joe, a developer of electric lift trucks and industrial trucks, has introduced what it calls the J1 Joey task support vehicle. According to Big Joe, the Joey was developed based on input from dozens of retail, warehousing, and distribution firms over the past three years whose needs were not being met by existing equipment.
Xtra-400 model electric tug
The ergonomic Xtra-400 model electric tug is a new heavy-duty load-moving device from manufacturer Load Mover Inc.
Premex SLX Automated Guided Vehicle
Murata Machinery USA Inc. recently introduced its new Premex SLX Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) to the North American market. The Premex SLX is designed to handle 40 inch-by-48 inch pallets with a load capacity of 2,200 pounds (1,000 kg) and has a traveling speed of 90 meters per minute.
CooLift Delivery System
Created for direct-to-story delivery, the CooLift Delivery System from manufacturer Magline combines a hydraulic lifting truck with an integrated plastic half pallet. Orders are built directly onto a CooLift pallet inside the warehouse, and then loaded into trailers using traditional forklifts with CooLift Pallet Adapters.
NuStar Inc. has introduced a stainless steel pedestrian-operated, battery-operated Power Pusher.
ASD electric walkie tug
American Sales Development LLC (ASD) has created an ergonomic electric walkie tug for moving heavy or unwieldy loads in a manufacturing or warehouse environment.
Hyster Co.'s Power Advantage lease program
Hyster Co.'s Power Advantage lease program for its lift trucks offers flexible end-of-term options and the ability to pay only for the hours used.
Crown Equipment Xpress Lower technology and Quick Change Load Wheels
Crown Equipment Corp. has added two optional truck features to its Crown RM 6000 Series of narrow aisle reach trucks: Xpress Lower technology and Quick Change Load Wheels. Xpress Lower reduces cycle times by decreasing the time spent waiting for the Crown RM 600 to lower its load.
Jungheinrich EFG 2-5 series forklifts
Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA) has introduced the new Jungheinrich EFG 2-5 series of three- and four-wheel electric counterbalanced pneumatic tire forklifts to the North American market. The EFG series is designed to work in a wide range of indoor and outdoor applications.
EOP11N2-EOP15HN2 series of order pickers from Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks has released the new EOP11N2-EOP15HN2 series of order pickers for North America.
Colson's Quick-Change Caster Pad
Colson Caster Corp. has added a Quick-Change Caster Pad to its line of casters, wheels, and accessories.
Mitsubishi FB16PNT-FB20PNT series of forklifts
Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks has announced the new FB16PNT-FB20PNT series of forklifts.
UTILEV forklift trucks
A new global brand of forklift trucks, UTILEV, provides an economical, uncomplicated solution for light- to medium-duty operating environments and for customers who use their lift trucks intermittently during the day or week. The UTILEV UT25-30P range of diesel and LPG fuel forklift trucks is now available in select U.S.
CannonCarts hand trucks and components
Cannon Equipment is introducing a new line of hand trucks and hand truck components marketed under the same CannonCarts brand name as its material handling carts.
Galvanized chassis for TMHU lift trucks
Three models of Toyota Material Handling USA's (TMHU) AC electric pallet truck line and walkie riders are now available with a galvanized chassis option to protect the vehicles while operating in wet environments.
Dolly Extensions are a line of attachable extensions for dolly flat carts that increase the usable surface area of these devices.
Crown TR 4500 Series of tuggers
Crown Equipment Corp.'s new TR 4500 Series of tuggers allows operators to tow a rolling load capacity of 10,000 pounds. Crown designed the drive unit of its TR 4500 Series to endure the constant jerks, jolts, and other demands placed on tuggers operating in high-throughput warehousing environments, according to the company.