Mat Allen, Solutions Manager, Counterbalance Products at Yale:

“We are all now used to the benefits that lithium-ion power can deliver in terms of convenience for many day-to-day applications. When applied to lift trucks it translates into improvements in productivity, efficiency, and provides emission-free charging and a lower CO2 footprint.”

Yale Europe Materials Handling aims to offer customers working in intensive applications improved efficiency and reduced total cost of ownership as it announces its collaboration with Midac SpA to provide a range of lithium-ion power solutions for the EMEA market.

The Yale lithium-ion solution will help customers deliver increased productivity and have better utilisation in multi-shift applications through eliminating the need for replacement batteries and battery change-overs. This will allow space for battery charging to be used for more productive purposes such as production or storage space.