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How to create safer, more efficient storage facilities

Combilifts deliver space saving and more for Lawsons Timber Worker safety is a top priority when it comes to handling and storing long, heavy or oversized product loads. Moving these types of items around warehouses can often be fraught with danger. However, by using the right equipment and storage options, companies can improve the safety…
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Combi-CS pedestrian stacker wins prestigious IFOY Award

Combilift is a winner at this year’s IFOY Awards 2020– one of the most prestigious and hotly contested international awards in the materials handling industry which honours the best products and solutions of the year. The company won the Warehouse Truck Lowlifter Category with its innovative Combi-CS pedestrian counterbalance stacker. The Combi-CS is the only…
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workers operating at Safe Social distancing in combilift factory

Spatial awareness

Towards the end of May, Martin McVicar, managing director of Combilift took the initiative to contact members of the world’s press via a Zoom meeting to explain what his company was doing to keep production running, keep the workforce safe and help Combilift’s customers improve the efficiency and safety of their workplaces. As some of…
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Container slip-sheet for quicker and easier mechanised loading

The Combilift Container Slip-Sheet (Combi-CSS) has been designed for quicker and easier mechanised loading of products (particularly long ones) into containers. The Combi-CSS addresses the challenges associated with the combination of forklifts and manual labour often required for this application. Using a forklift to lift and manoeuvre the product laterally into the container and another forklift operator to push the load into the container from…
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combilift factory with a-safe bollards

New research on the future of industrial property

Combilifts deliver space saving and more for Lawsons Timber New research affecting warehouses, logistics and supply chain from prominent e-commerce businesses and retailers such as The Iconic,, Nike and Priceline has been released. Colliers International have launched “The Industrial Property of the Future”; examining the emerging technologies which are redefining how warehouses operate and…
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fast freight using combilift slip sheet to load a container

Combilift new product launches in 2020

Combilift has added a number of new products and enhancements to its range of innovative handling solutions and had planned to exhibit these at various trade fairs in the early part of the year before all major events were cancelled. Information on two of these can be found below. The Combi-CBE4 4000kg capacity truck is…
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Combilift notes demand surge as economies re-open

Manufacturers looking for ways to make more space explore narrow-aisle forklifts MONAGHAN, Ireland – Calls looking for quotes and solutions have doubled in the last four weeks, said Martin McVicar, managing director of Ireland-based Combilift, which manufactures narrow-aisle, specialty, and heavy-duty forklifts. “Some customers are screaming for a quick fix,” McVicar said in a call…
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Combilift notes upsurge in factories seeking to maximise space

Increased social distancing requirements are leading to more inquiries for space-saving forklifts and storage systems, according to manufacturer Combilift, as companies try to increase safe space for production employees Martin McVicar, CEO and co-founder of Combilift said: “Factories need more space in production to allow employees to work safely and comply with social distancing requirements.…
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COMBi-Ventilate Turning one ventilator into multiple engineered ventilation stations The Irish manufacturer Combilift, best known for its range of space-saving forklifts and other handling solutions, has drawn on its expertise in engineering and software design to develop the Combi-Ventilate, a splitter device which turns one ventilator into multiple ventilation stations. Designed to address the requirements…
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Combilift Combi-PPT-8T high performance pedestrian operated powered pallet truck wins the Safety Category of the FLTA Awards for Excellence 2019

Combi-PPT wins FTLA Safety Award

Combilift added yet another industry award to its ever growing tally when its Combi-PPT model won the Safety Category of the FTLA Awards for Excellence 2019 on March 30th. The Combi-PPT is a high performance pedestrian operated powered pallet truck, the first model of which was designed following a very specific request from a Combilift…
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