Quality built in for handling in the steel industry

Quality runs through every aspect of the design, manufacture, and delivery of all Hyster® products, which is particularly important when handing heavy metals. From concept to launch, every new Hyster® forklift truck follows a carefully structured development process and prototype trucks are proven in application before going into production.  For demanding handling operations in the steel […]

Quality Hyster® trucks: Made in Europe

Across three major manufacturing locations in Northern Ireland, Italy and the Netherlands, quality Hyster® trucks, from warehouse equipment to container handlers, are being made in Europe.  Hyster® Company uses global expertise and resources to ensure that all components are produced and all trucks are assembled to the same worldwide quality standards.  While each site across […]

11 ways to optimise materials handling operations with telematics

Optimising materials handling operations relies on knowing what trucks and operators are doing and how they are performing, from individual trucks to the entire fleet.  The Hyster Tracker telematics solution has been developed to enable applications to monitor performance in real time via Wireless Asset Management.  This helps keep operations on track, helps mitigate risk, […]

4 ways to improve the view on a Hyster counterbalance truck

Even with the best counterbalance forklift truck, the optimum warehouse layout and the most experienced forklift operators, efficiency in applications can be reduced if the driver has a limited view of the fork position, load or the working surroundings. Hyster camera solutions from Orlaco can provide greater visibility, helping applications improve efficiency and operator comfort […]

Tracking mixed lift truck fleets

Whether your application tackles its challenges with electric, LPG or diesel powered lift trucks, or a mix of all three, the Hyster® Tracker telematics system can help to effectively manage your operation. Hyster® Tracker is an accurate fleet management system, providing a balance of information and simplicity to help materials handling operations by highlighting opportunities for […]

Hyster and Trimble: Working together for weighing solutions

To support port, terminal and intermodal freight operations with weight verification, Hyster is working in cooperation with Trimble, a leading global provider of onboard weighing solutions for a wide range of applications that maximise productivity. In order to meet recently introduced Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) requirements, container handling applications now need to provide […]

3 Ways to weigh with your Hyster forklift

Mobile scales provide a great solution for applications that need to accurately weigh the loads they are handling with a Hyster® truck, allowing operations to weigh during transport. As applications no longer need to transport every load to a static scale for weighing, this saves valuable time, space and manpower. There are many Ravas mobile […]

ATEX compliant forklifts and chemical waste management

The risk of explosion is continuous in the highly regulated chemical waste management industry. It can be a tough, dirty and challenging environment for lift trucks operating on these sites, and for the operators. David Reeve, Industry Manager, explains how Hyster supports these businesses with exactly what they need. Most chemical waste management sites will […]

Made in Italia – Hyster warehouse trucks

Storage capacity in warehouses is often in short supply, making having the right materials handling equipment vital for efficient, productive operations and maximum uptime. To help applications maximise every square metre, a number of reliable yet compact Hyster® warehouse trucks are available. From VNA machines, Reach Trucks and High, Medium and Low Level Order Pickers, […]

Two Hyster solutions shortlisted for FLTA awards

Two innovative Hyster products have been announced as finalists for the UK’s FLTA (Fork Lift Truck Association) Awards 2017. With zero emissions and advanced energy efficiency, the Hyster® J8.0XN Lithium Ion powered electric forklift has been shortlisted for the ‘Environment’ category at the awards. This truck represents a significant advance in the energy efficiency of […]

Bolzoni attachments showcased at Hyster® Hub 2016

At the Hyster® HUB 2016, attachment manufacturer #Bolzoni showcased its solutions to support tough materials handling applications. Vittorio Lucchini, Export Manager for Bolzoni explained some of the benefits. Paper “For the challenges of the paper industry, Bolzoni offers a range of well-designed and strong paper roll clamps with built-in damage reduction characteristics. In combination with […]

INTERMODAL AFRICA 2016: HYSTER SOLUTIONS FROM SHIP TO PORT-SIDE STORE

In November 2016, Hyster attended the 16th Intermodal Africa event in Mombasa, Kenya, to showcase solutions for container ports and terminal operations. Over 500 conference delegates visited the event to learn more about overcoming challenges in transportation, logistics and supply chains in African ports and container terminals. In the exhibition, visitors had the opportunity to […]

RAVAS weighing systems for SOLAS at the Hyster Hub

At the Hyster® HUB in October 2016, RAVAS showcased a range of mobile weighing systems to help support Method 2 shippers following the introduction of SOLAS mandatory container weighing requirements. RAVAS mobile weighing systems are scales that can be integrated to Hyster® materials handling equipment such as pallet trucks and stackers, order pickers, reach trucks […]

The Hyster ‘cool truck’ for paper and recycling industries in action

Recycling and paper applications face specific challenges when using lift trucks, as dust, dirt and loose debris in the working environment can lead to cooling problems. To help overcome these challenges and enhance operations in extreme environments, Hyster has developed the dependable ‘Cool Truck’. The new Hyster® ‘Cool Truck’ uses an innovative hydraulically controlled cooling […]

Trans Middle East 2016: Hyster trucks for ports and terminals

In October 2016, Hyster attended the 12th Trans Middle East conference in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to showcase solutions for ports, terminals and container handling in the Middle East. Over 400 conference delegates visited the event to learn more about efficiency in logistics operations, innovations in intermodal transport and best practice for ports and container terminals. […]

Give me five! To the side…

With approximately half of all electric trucks being sold with more than one battery for exchange between shifts, it is no wonder that Hyster has developed five ways to make it even simpler to exchange the battery on its 1.5 to 3.5 tonne J series trucks. In fact, it is reported that it is possible […]

THE TOP 10 HIGHLIGHTS FROM #HYSTERHUB16

Showcasing Robust Solutions for Challenging Applications Hundreds of visitors to the Hyster® HUB event (#HysterHUB16) from 4th – 7th October 2016 in Weeze, Germany, had the opportunity to experience a wide range of Hyster® products.  From warehousing equipment to container handlers, Hyster educated guests about how these tough, application centric solutions offer both durability and […]

Hyster Calls for Forklift Monitoring and Controlled Operator Access

Hyster Company is encouraging forklift owners, operators and managers to boost the efficiency of their operations by analysing usage data, restricting access and controlling daily checks.  “Many businesses are lacking suitable monitoring for their forklift fleet,” says Thomas Toenders, Telematics Solutions Specialist for Hyster.  “Quite often, they may not realise that they can be much […]

Sub-Zero Hero –The New Hyster® cold store reach truck

The new cold store reach trucks from Hyster® turn the heat up on drivers while keeping components well protected from condensation. “Frozen cold stores are among the most challenging warehouse environments, mainly due to condensation and the need for driver comfort,” says Ron Farr, Manager Warehouse Solutions for Hyster. “Rugged Hyster products thrive in extreme […]

Tough New Pedestrian Stacker From Hyster®

Hyster® has launched a series of tough new pedestrian stackers that are easy to manoeuvre while stacking and retrieving loads from racking up to 6m high. “These reliable, compact and energy efficient stackers are perfect for the storage rooms of supermarkets, for retail operations such as DIY stores, for small scale warehouses and for manufacturing […]

Hyster Forklift Factory Sets Worldwide Standard for Quality

Hyster celebrates 35 years of manufacturing in Craigavon, Northern Ireland.   “We have been making Hyster forklifts in Northern Ireland since 1981,” says Alan Little, Vice President Manufacturing & Logistics EMEA. “Back then, forklifts were less sophisticated, but we had the same principles of total quality management throughout the manufacturing process. “In the 80’s, reliability, […]

Tough New Hyster® Xt Forklift Series

Hyster® is introducing into European production a tough and durable series of 2.0 – 3.0 tonne capacity forklift trucks, built in the UK to suit a variety of everyday indoor and outdoor applications in logistics, distribution and manufacturing.   The Hyster® H2.0–3.0XT series, available with either diesel, LPG or dual fuel engines, give maximum uptime […]

24 Hours in the Warehouse with Hyster

How does a busy warehouse thrive during a 24 hour shift?  Ron Farr, Manager Warehouse Solutions for Hyster, explains some of the biggest materials handling challenges in the warehouse and how to overcome them with the right equipment.  [Q]: When goods arrive at the warehouse there are often heavy time pressures to get the lorries […]