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UniCarriers Spain under new leadership

Written by UniCarriers, 16-nov-2017 16:43:06

Iñigo Gomariz Díaz succeeds Miguel Angel Ruiz

As from 1 November 2017, Iñigo Gomariz Díaz takes charge at Pamplona-based UniCarriers Manufacturing Spain S.A. As Vice President, he will be responsible for the location's strategic further development. His duties also include managing the Spanish production plant. Iñigo Gomariz Díaz is taking over from Miguel Angel Ruiz, who is retiring after over 40 years working for the forklift manufacturer.

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UniCarriers extends TERGO product family with UHD 160

Written by UniCarriers, 6-sep-2017 9:00:00

For intensive use in logistics and industry

An additional product has been added to the ergonomic TERGO reach truck series from UniCarriers: the TERGO UHD 160 has formed part of the product family since April 2017 with its load capacity of 1.6 t and maximum lift height of 10.8 m. With this vehicle, UniCarriers is primarily focusing on logistics and industry operations which need to manage high handling capacities and access great stack heights. The numerous safety features on the UHD 160 ensure maximum stability for the vehicle and mast as they manoeuvre.

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UniCarriers will conduct the operational integration with Mitsubishi Nichiyu Forklift

Written by UniCarriers, 13-jul-2017 12:00:00

The company name after the integration will be “Mitsubishi Logisnext"

UniCarriers Corporation (“UniCarriers,” President and CEO: Hideaki Ninomiya, Head Office: Kawasaki, Kanagawa-pref.) hereby announces that it will split the business except Japan domestic sales and conduct the operational integration with its parent company Mitsubishi Nichiyu Forklift Co., Ltd. (“Mitsubishi Nichiyu,” President and CEO: Hideaki Ninomiya, Head Office: Nagaokakyo-city, Kyoto-pref.). The company name after the operational integration will be “Mitsubishi Logisnext Co., Ltd.”

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Case study: Centrotherm relies on UniCarriers forklift fleet in Brilon

Written by UniCarriers, 30-mei-2017 11:05:00

Reliable production supply in three-shift operation

Centrotherm Systemtechnik GmbH's logistics centre handles items in a wide variety of sizes and dimensions under a single roof with goods ranging from small screws through to large extruded pipes, from Euro-pallets through to load carriers in special sizes. The company is a supplier for exhaust and ventilation systems and also provides lightweight construction products to the automotive sector. Any forklift truck must be versatile, so it can be adapted to the requirements of goods being transported. Centrotherm relies on a fleet of UniCarriers vehicles to position items efficiently and rapidly pick for production supply in their warehouse in Brilon. Five reach trucks, a high-level order picker, a gas-powered counterbalance truck and various pedestrian stackers are in use under lease in its logistics centre.

Centrotherm Systemtechnik GmbH develops and produces exhaust gas systems, ventilation ducts, and lightweight construction products for the automotive sector. It uses state-of-the-art production lines for this purpose, spread over a total area of more than 17,500 m2. This ensures an optimum vertical range of manufacture, essential for Centrotherm to provide maximum product quality. Sustainability is a common theme which runs throughout the range of services: lightweight products for automakers help to make vehicles lighter and more economical while heat recovery units and exhaust gas systems for condensing appliance technology minimise energy consumption in the exhaust gas and ventilation sector. Centrotherm sells its products to renowned OEMs in the exhaust gas and automotive sectors as a system supplier. The company guarantees short response times and a 24-hour service for its clients, delivering directly to construction sites if required.

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UniCarriers electric TX series has ten new models

Written by UniCarriers, 25-apr-2017 12:00:00

Product offensive in the counterbalance segment

UniCarriers has revised its beloved product family of three and four-wheeled electric counterbalance forklift trucks: from May 2017 there will be a total of ten new TX models available with maximum lift capacities from 1.25 to 2 tonnes.

The series is characterised by high energy efficiency. With energy consumption of 4.2kWh/h, TX is one of the most economical electric counterbalance trucks currently on the market. Additionally, the series boasts a large number of safety and ergonomic features.

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UniCarriers develops ergonomic alternative to dead man's switch

Written by UniCarriers, 12-apr-2017 11:02:12

UniCarriers has developed the new Driver Presence Sensor® (DPS) – an ergonomic alternative to the dead man’s switch on order picking trucks.

The DPS covers the truck’s entire working platform – improving both operator ergonomics and safety. Trucks are activated ready to operate as soon as the sensor technology detects the driver's presence based on their weight. 20kg will activate the truck, consequently there is no longer a need for a dead man's switch with a fixed position, which limits the machine driver's freedom of movement. This new technology is fitted to models in the new EP generation of UniCarriers order pickers.

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UniCarriers order picker and innovative sensor technology reach final

Written by UniCarriers, 18-jan-2017 11:15:08

IFOY Award 2017

The first hurdle has been cleared: UniCarriers has been nominated in not just one, but two categories for the coveted International Forklift Truck of the Year (IFOY) awards. The newly developed high-level order picker EPH 125 with pick heights of up to 12.1 m has entered the Warehouse Trucks category. The Driver Presence Sensor® (DPS), an ergonomic alternative to the dead man's switch for EP trucks, has also been selected for Special of the Year. The IFOY awards will be presented on 9 May 2017 during transport logistic in Munich.

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Transformation into a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Nichiyu Forklift

Written by UniCarriers, 10-jan-2017 9:31:24

- Notice of a Shareholding Change -

UniCarriers Corporation (Headquartered in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture; President and CEO, Akira Shiki; “UniCarriers” or “we” hereafter) hereby informs all concerned that, as was announced on September 29, 2016, Mitsubishi Nichiyu Forklift Co., Ltd. (Headquartered in Nagaokakyo, Kyoto Prefecture; President and CEO, Hideaki Ninomiya; “ Mitsubishi Nichiyu ” hereafter), which owns 35 % of UniCarriers’s stock, additionally acquired all of the 65% share of UniCarriers’s stock held by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Forklift & Engine Turbocharger Holdings, Ltd. (Headquartered in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture; President and CEO, Atsushi Maekawa; “M-FET” hereafter) and completed procedures for transformation of UniCarriers into a wholly-owned subsidiary. This transformation into a wholly-owned subsidiary will apply retroactively, beginning on January 1, 2017.

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New UniCarriers order pickers reach pick heights up to twelve metres

Written by UniCarriers, 24-okt-2016 13:28:15


Up, up and away from the warehouse

With the EPM 100 and the EPH 125, UniCarriers is launching two more models from its completely revised picking range into the market.

Available for order from November 15th, these new machines complete the order picker family, which also includes the EPL 100 introduced in January 2016. These three vehicles now allow UniCarriers to offer customised solutions for low, medium and extra high pick heights. Thanks to their ergonomic driver cabs and advanced safety systems, the order pickers present an ideal workstation for efficient picking processes.

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Preparation for a business merger with Mitsubishi Nichiyu Forklift Co.,Ltd., as well as changes in Shareholders

Written by UniCarriers, 29-sep-2016 10:30:00

On September 29th, UniCarriers Corporation (Headquartered in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture; President and CEO, Akira Shiki; “UniCarriers” or “we” hereafter) decided to start preparations for a business merger with a targeted starting date of October 2017 with Mitsubishi Nichiyu Forklift Co., Ltd. (Headquartered in Nagaokakyo, Kyoto Prefecture; President and CEO, Hideaki Ninomiya; “MN” hereafter) which owns 35% of UniCarriers total stock.

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