‘Uplifting’ local industry: Kelmeg’s dedication to innovation, quality and customer service

Lifting and rigging is a fundamental industrial activity, using a wide range of products throughout all industry sectors. Kelmeg Lifting Services (KLS), founded in 1991, is South Africa’s leading specialist in manufacturing and supplying equipment for lifting, rigging and lashing. With a proud 26-year track record, the company has grown into a thriving operation. Its portfolio of products is marketed throughout South Africa via an established distribution network. KLS General Manager Rodney Young and his team are extremely passionate about the lifting industry and their company; which, in 2016, became part of…

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Linde Material Handling makes customers fit for tomorrow’s intralogistics

Linde at LogiMAT: Digital, connected, autonomous and safe Aschaffenburg, It is the many continuous innovation steps that help to make the transition to digitally controlled and interconnected processes, autonomous solutions, the highest safety standards, and even more powerful drives become a reality. At the LogiMAT trade show in Stuttgart, Germany, from March 13-15, 2018 Linde Material Handling will show how large its range of corresponding products has now become and what innovations have been added to make the handling of goods across all sectors fit for the future. Visitors will…

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Renttech SA: ‘Business as usual’ – with a renewed focus: New MD to ensure higher than ever service, product and technical excellence

Duncan Whitehead, new Managing Director of Renttech SA.

Renttech South Africa has a proud 20-year track record of providing a combination of high-quality local and international branded equipment for rental or purchase, allied to superb customer service and business integrity. After two decades, a new Managing Director, Duncan Whitehead, has taken up leadership of this well-known business. Renttech SA is the preferred supplier of welding, power generation, lifting and rigging equipment for rental or purchase to the engineering, industrial, construction, pulp and paper, petrochemical, power generation, agricultural – and many other sectors – across Southern and sub-Saharan Africa.…

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Lightweight but Robust: The pinnacle of aluminium crane system technology

Aluminium crane systems are a critical component of ergonomic, safer and more productive item handling.

Over the last few years, the manufacturing sector for smaller-load handling cranes of under a ton has been experiencing some extremely dynamic development. The vacuum and handling technology specialist Schmalz was one of the first manufacturers to launch a fully developed system of lightweight aluminium crane systems back in 2006. Distributed in sub-Saharan Africa by Hytec Group Company Tectra Automation, Schmalz systems are driving the supply of highly responsive and ergonomic manually controlled systems to market. Loads weighing under a ton are handled in practically every logistics process, and lightweight…

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Hyster highlights new container handling products

Hyster. container handling

Material handling equipment manufacturer Hyster has highlighted a number of new products offering innovation for container handling. The H11XM-ECD9 Empty Container Handler (ECH) – which offers double handling capabilities for empty containers – is one of the new products the company has created and has a capacity of 11 tonnes. The ECH joins four other new models in the H8-11XM-ECD9 series, which replaces the H18-23XM-12EC series of equipment. Another new product, the Hyster Static Plus weighing system, meets the requirements of the International Maritime Organisation’s Verified Gross Mass (VGM) regulations.…

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BLT’s new Meclift ML1812R series variable lift trucks for heavy lifting

BLT's new Meclift ML1812R series variable lift trucks for heavy lifting

The Meclift range of heavy lifting equipment – available exclusively in South Africa from materials handling specialists, BLT SA – encompasses variable reach trucks, side reach stackers and various attachments. These machines are designed for swift, efficient and safe handling of heavy loads in diverse industries. New to the range is the upgrade of ML1612R machines to the ML1812R series, which has a lifting capacity of 18 T and operates swiftly in confined spaces, including warehouses and cargo vessels. These multi purpose machines are able to lift 20-feet containers and…

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New Holland to Distribute Directly in South Africa

New Holland to Distribute Directly in South Africa

New Holland Agriculture, a brand of CNH Industrial, has announced that it is opening a new branch to distribute and support its products and services in South Africa and neighbouring markets By taking over the direct distribution and support of its products, the brand aims to devote a strong focus to its business in this territory, provide customers with the best all-round support and ensure its product offering for the market perfectly matches the specific requirements of local agriculture. New Holland Agriculture will manage its operations for South Africa, and the…

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