IMHX exhibitor news: Hyster Europe

September 10, 2019 by Liam Griffin
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IMHX exhibitor news: Hyster Europe

Located: Hall 19, Stand K125

Hyster is one of the leading global brands of materials handling equipment and one of the best-known names in the industry. Hyster Europe offers a comprehensive range of material handling equipment, from the largest container handlers and reach stackers, to nearly every type and size of industrial fork lift truck, to special warehousing equipment.

IMHX 2019

At IMHX, Hyster Europe will be showcasing its 360-degree solutions for logistics operations, including those to support the construction materials and paper supply chains.



Experts from Hyster Europe, and its UK dealer Briggs Equipment, will be on hand to discuss how to manage costs and optimise operational efficiency by matching the right Hyster trucks and solutions to application specific materials handling needs.

360-degree solutions

Whether operations are handling bricks, blocks, aggregates, concrete precast or other building materials, dusty, dirty working conditions are the norm, so the driver experience matters. Hyster lift trucks use intelligent design to assist operators, with ergonomically designed cabs that provide good driver awareness as standard, alongside, flashing beacons, back-up alarms and reflective markings. Flashing front/reverse lights and pedestrian awareness spot lights may be used to further support awareness.

At IMHX, a Hyster Fortens lift truck with a 3.5 tonne capacity will be on display, fitted with additional features to further support driver awareness. This includes Hyster object detection solutions to help support drivers in identifying nearby hazards, in turn potentially avoiding costly damage, and Hyster camera systems, which may help support visibility in certain applications, making it possible to view the immediate area surrounding a truck and the load.  

Hyster Europe also offers a range of mobile weighing solutions so operators can accurately weigh loads during transport, rather than transporting each load to a static scale, saving valuable time and increasing efficiency. To further support efficient operations in the construction materials supply chain, the Hyster solutions team can combine the weighing system with speed limitation technology. 

With either roof sensing speed limitation, or RFID speed limitation located in the warehouse floor, applications can automatically restrict the speed of the trucks when loads reach a certain weight.  This can in turn help minimise damage to the truck, load or warehouse infrastructure.

Paper handling

In busy paper handling operations, intelligent lift truck design is essential for preventing load damage and maximising reliability. Hyster lift trucks include innovative features to keep paper moving through the supply chain, preventing product contamination and wrapper damage while minimising the damage caused by shock loads.

An ideal truck model in paper handling applications is the intelligently designed Hyster J5.5XN-6 electric lift truck, which will be on display at IMHX. This powerful, high capacity electric forklift provides excellent manoeuvrability in the tight confines of paper production and storage applications, alongside a low cost of operation.

The model that visitors to IMHX can see has also been specially adapted to meet the needs of customers in the paper industry. It features a custom mast that includes a variable spacer to enable paper rolls to be handled using a reel clamp attachment without the shift in load centre or reduction in residual capacity that can be encountered.

360-degree service and support

The global network of local Hyster distribution partners, such as Briggs Equipment, provide full service and support, adapting to the needs of specific industries and applications.  From providing guidance on reducing maintenance or fuel costs and optimal fleet management, to after-sales service to maximise uptime and productivity, Hyster dealers have 360-degree expertise to enhance demanding materials handling operations. 

Learn more from Hyster Europe at stand 19K120 at IMHX or visit Hyster distribution partner Briggs Equipment at stand 19K125.

Register here for your free all-access visitor badge for IMHX 2019, returning to the NEC Birmingham from 24 - 27 September 2019.


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