February 1, 2008
Jungheinrich AG, Hamburg, Germany, is expanding its production capacity by constructing a new plant for the manufacture of electric walkie trucks in Landsberg, Germany. Production start-up in the east central location is scheduled for mid-2009.
Komatsu Forklift U.S.A., Covington, Ga., entered into an OEM agreement with Crown Equipment Corp., New Bremen, Ohio, to supply Komatsu internal combustion, engine-powered forklifts to Crown for distribution through Crown-owned dealers in the United States and Canada. Crown will market the forklifts under the Hamech brand name.
Ozburn-Hessey Logistics, Brentwood, Tenn., opened a new international services station at its Atlanta facilities. The station will offer a full range of logistics services, including customs brokerage and freight forwarding via air and ocean, worldwide and door-to-door.
Hyster Co., Greenville, N.C., donated a new lift truck to aid wildfire relief in California. The truck will be used by the State of California and Adventist Community Services for use in the state’s recovery warehouse in Miramar, Calif.
The Conair Group Inc., Cranberry Township, Pa., entered a joint agreement with Husky Injection Molding Systems, Bolton, Ontario, to provide complete manufacturing solutions for the PET preform market worldwide. The agreement allows for closer integration and joint development of Husky’s injection molding systems and Conair’s plastics auxiliaries systems.
Cooper Kenworth opened a new parts and service facility in south Charlotte, N.C., to provide enhanced customer support in the state.