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Big Joe Forklifts (Lombard, IL) introduced four new additions to their incredibly successful Joey family of products, two new Li-ion powered pallet trucks and the PDX50 custom stacker at PROMAT in Chicago, IL.  “Everybody uses a big show like PROMAT to launch their new products,” said Scott Strack, Marketing Manager, “but to introduce seven?  That’s how you make a statement.”    Big Joe debuted the all new J1HD task support vehicle on day one of the show to an assembled audience of attendees and media VIPs.  This 48v Li-ion powered task support vehicle boasts 210” of lift, and a top...

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Big Joe J1 Joey task support vehicle will again be available for test drives on the Modex show floor in Atlanta at booth #B1047.  Several other best-selling Big Joe models will also be available at the booth and available to patrons for hands-on demonstrations. 

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Frankfurt/Anji, January 18, 2018 – The KION Group is entering into an exclusive global strategic partnership with leading Chinese manufacturer EP Equipment in the fast-growing market for entry-level, light-duty warehouse equipment. KION Group to acquire a minority stake in a leading Chinese manufacturer to extend its offering in the fast-growing market for entry-level warehouse equipment The exclusive strategic partnership will focus on joint product development and supply chain synergies, with the aim of capitalizing on growth in the global market KION Group CEO Gordon Riske: “The cooperation with EP Equipment will further strengthen our position in the booming warehouse equipment...

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The Big Joe E25 electric pallet jack is the first of the brand’s new lithium based products and was released on July 15th of this year.  Unique to this model is that it is the first Big Joe product to use their new "Easy Exchange" 8lb. portable lithium power pack, which is similar conceptually to power supplies on cordless hand tools.  The use of a small exchangeable battery with the power density and quick recharge time of lithium cells is hoped to be a strong motivator in moving companies away from the use of manual pallet jacks and towards electric.  Especially on the...

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