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2nd Prestigious Red Dot Design Award for Combilift

Combilift’s products are appreciated by thousands of customers around the world for their ability to enable safe, space saving and more productive materials handling, but they are also award-winners when it comes to their outstanding design. Combilift was amongst the winners of the 2020 Red Dot Design Award for its recently launched Combi-CBE4 model –…
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Innovating in a Crisis webinar

Discover how Irish companies Combilift and Hibergene rapidly responded to Covid-19 with innovative new solutions. Share
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Combilift highlights safety focus

Combilift marked National Forklift Safety Day on June 9 with a virtual press conference that highlighted the company’s strong focus on safety. “Innovation is in our DNA and a cornerstone of the company’s design philosophy has been to supply innovative handling solutions that reduce risk and prevent accidents,” said Martin McVicar, managing director. The company…
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Warehouse safety shd logistics

SHD Logistics’ editor Kirsty Adams catches-up with Combilift’s Martin McVicar to discuss safety measures introduced at the manufacturer’s County Monaghan plant due to COVID-19, and the ever-important issues around fork lift safety. Safety has always been an important topic for warehouse managers – it has to be – they run a facility where operatives can…
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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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UK designer Origin deploys multidirectional narrow aisle forklift

Combilifts deliver space saving and more for Lawsons Timber Origin is a UK designer and manufacturer of bespoke aluminium bi-folding, sliding and residential doors and windows.      Origin is a UK designer and manufacturer of bespoke aluminium bi-folding, sliding and residential doors and windows. With manufacturing facilities in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, they sell through partners who…
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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 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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