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f+h Intralogistics 3/2016

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1 2 WORLDWIDE NEWS f+h Intralogistics 3/2016 “Because of the rapid growth in the e-commerce sector we are seeing great potential in the German market” Rik van den Boog, CEO Vanriet

1 30,000th Combilift handed over The Irish Combilift Ltd took the opportunity to hand over the 30,000th forklift with the specialist press as audience. The milestone model is a customized four-way reach truck with a load capacity of 14 tons, and it was handed over to the Austrian steel construction company Haslinger Stahlbau which already employs several multi-functional Combilift trucks on its production sites. The photo shows Martin McVicar, Managing Director of Combilift (on the right side) with Arno Sorger, Managing Director Haslinger Stahlbau. 3 2 Vanriet expands business operations in Germany The Dutch Vanriet Group wants to expand further on the German market. To do this the intralogistics experts in the e-commerce, Service and Maintenance divisions are planning to generate further growth. Existing sectors such as 3PL or courier, express and parcel services should also be expanded. The reason for this are new contracts and additional projects for existing customers. “By these measures on the German market we´re expects a growth in turnover of 25 percent to Euro 50 to 55 million,” says Rik van den Boog, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Vanriet Material Handling Systems. 3 TGW Logistics Group opens new office in the Netherlands On the 1 June 2016 TGW Logistics Group, one of the global market leaders in dynamic and automated logistics solutions for warehousing, production, order picking and distribution, celebrated the opening of its new Benelux office in the Frame 21 business centre. The office is based in the Dutch region of West Brabant. “We have big ambitions also in the Benelux and keep following our international growth plan,” explains Georg Kirchmayr (on the right side), President of the TGW Logistics Group. 4 4 Demag crane system for first automated paper roll store in Africa Terex Material Handling has been awarded a contract by the South African Mpact Operations (PTY) Ltd. Company for the delivery of two fully automated process cranes and a warehouse management system. The cranes will be used in the customer’s paper-roll shipping store in the modernized and extended paper factory in Felixton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. In the town located to the west of Richards Bay, Mpact produces recycled based papers such as Liner and Fluting for use in corrugated containers. f+h Intralogistics 3/2016