Kion Group sold

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Linde AG has sold Kion Group (ex-Linde Materials Handling) to a consortium of financial investors led by Kroll, Kravis and Roberts (KKR) and...

Odds stack up for log stackers

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Demand for log handlers has been growing recently but the applications are so varied that a wide range of machines is available, ranging fro...

Crane builders look to diversification

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Crane manufacturers are increasing capacity in response to strong demand, but diversified facilities are important in a market that may have...

TEC reaches special parts

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TEC Armech has opened a container parts manufacturing facility in China to support its Tectainer special equipment range and plans to open a...

Environmental concerns drive tractors

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Terminal tractor development is heavily slanted towards technological improvements, mainly in the drive chain, rather than the previous chas...

YICT rises to the top in south China

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With 11 operational berths, Yantian International Container Terminals (YICT) in Shenzhen is now the second largest in south China behind Hut...

Expanding tank component portfolios

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Leading tank component manufacturers are continuing to add to their product portfolios through both new models and modified versions of exis...

Tank building options grow

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Buyers of new tank containers are guaranteed a greater variety of choice thanks to a European Union anti-trust decision and the emergence of...

Betuwe Route – on the right track?

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Holland’s new Betuwe Route is finally set to open next January, initially for trials. A “last minute” compromise had to be agreed with...

A cooler year for reefer builders

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After achieving another production record in 2005, the global reefer manufacturing industry, has found the going tougher in 2006....

Dry freight box builders on the rebound

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Although dry freight container manufacturers have experienced a more productive year in 2006, pricing remains volatile and demand uncertain....