Tag: forklift

A forklift (also called a lift truck, a fork truck, or a forklift truck) is a powered industrial truck used to lift and move materials short distances. Forklifts are rated for loads at a specified maximum weight and a specified forward center of gravity. This information is located on a nameplate provided by the manufacturer, and loads must not exceed these specifications. In many jurisdictions it is illegal to remove or tamper with the nameplate without the permission of the forklift manufacturer.

VOLVO CE: SAFETY IS IN OUR DNA

VOLVO CE: SAFETY IS IN OUR DNA

World Safety Day may only happen once a year, but at Volvo Construction Equipment, every day is a reason to work towards making the industry a safer place.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) marks Friday April 28th 2017 as World Safety and Health at Work Day, to promote the prevention of

Komatsu America CEO Rod Schrader Named to AEM Board of Directors

Komatsu America CEO Rod Schrader Named to AEM Board of Directors

Rolling Meadows, Ill., — January 30, 2017 – Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today announced Rod Schrader, CEO of Komatsu America Corp., has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), the North American-based international trade group for the off-road

Komatsu America Corp. Introduces the New PC650LC-11 Hydraulic Excavator

Komatsu America Corp. Introduces the New PC650LC-11 Hydraulic Excavator

Rolling Meadows, Ill., — December 15, 2016 – Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today introduced the new PC650LC-11 hydraulic excavator. With an operating weight between 140,456 lbs (63710 kg) and 145,284 lbs (65900 kg), the PC650LC-11 maintains the powerful productivity and transportability of the previous model,

Komatsu America Launches New Sales, Support Unit in New Jersey

Komatsu America Launches New Sales, Support Unit in New Jersey

Rolling Meadows, Ill., – December 13, 2016 – Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer today announced the company has formed a new business unit (Komatsu Northeast) and will assume Komatsu’s trade territory for the state of New Jersey effective immediately. This includes all Komatsu construction, mining and

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