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Material Handling Equipment - Global Strategic Business Report

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Dublin, Nov. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wz8d5q/material_handling) has announced the addition of the "Material Handling Equipment - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Material Handling Equipment in US$ Million by the following Product Segments:

  • Conveying Equipment
  • Industrial Trucks & Lifts
  • Hoists
  • Cranes & Monorails
  • Automated Material Handling Equipment

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets.

The report profiles 771 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • Beumer Maschinenfabrik GmbH
  • BEUMER Corporation
  • Cargotec Oy
  • Clark Material Handling Company
  • Columbus McKinnon Corporation
  • Daifuku Co.Ltd.
  • Jervis B. Webb Company
  • Dematic GmbH & Co. KG
  • Dürr AG
  • Eisenmann AG
  • Flexlink AB
  • HK Systems Inc.
  • Hytrol Conveyor Co.Inc.
  • Ingersoll-Rand Plc
  • Interroll Group
  • Jungheinrich AG
  • Kardex Remstar International Gruppe
  • Kion Group
  • Konecranes Plc
  • Liebherr Group
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Manitou Group
  • Manitowoc Company Inc.
  • NACCO Materials Handling Group
  • Paccar Inc.
  • Sandvik Materials Handling
  • Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co.Ltd.
  • SSI Schaefer GMBH
  • TCM Corp.
  • Terex Corporation
  • Toyota Industries Corporation
  • Vanderlande Industries Nederland B.V.
  • Viastore Systems GmbH
  • WITRON Logistik + Informatik GmbH
  • Xuzhou Heavy Machinery.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
  • Disclaimers I-2
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
  • Conveying Equipment I-3
  • Industrial Trucks and Lifts I-3
  • Hoists, Cranes, and Monorails I-4
  • Automated Material Handling Equipment I-4

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY DYNAMICS II-1

  • Introduction II-1
  • Prevailing Trends in the Material Handling Industry II-1
  • Impact of Euro Crisis on Material Handling Equipment Sector II-2
  • Current and Future Analysis II-3
  • Regional Perspective II-3
  • Segment-wise Outlook II-4
  • Economic Slowdown Impacts Global Lift Truck Sales II-4
  • Conventional Vs. Automated Equipment II-4
  • Market Trends II-5
  • LiftTrucks Assume New Definition II-5
  • Modular Conveyors Improve Production Agility II-5
  • Logistics Management Gains More Importance than Ever II-5
  • Lean Material Handling Techniques - order of the Day II-5
  • End-of-Line Improvements Lead to Market Growth II-6
  • Automated Material Handling Equipment: Increasing Adoption II-6
  • Flexible, Efficient, and Clean - Conveyor Systems Reach New Heights of Innovation II-6
  • Modifications in Conveyor Systems Improve Package Handling II-6
  • Sortation Conveyors Witness Generous Uptake in Demand II-7
  • Emerging Automated Material Handling Equipment II-7
  • Investments in Automated Technology Galore II-7
  • Asian Economies Drive the Global Industrial Trucks Market II-7
  • Economy & Capacity Utilization - Deciding Factors for Industrial Trucks II-9
  • Industry Structure II-9
  • Crane Market - Leading Players II-11
  • Players in the Global Crane Market II-12
  • Crane Market in the Recent Past - A Competitive Snapshot II-13
  • Tower Cranes Market - Leading Players II-14

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-15

  • Product Definition II-15
  • Ergonomics in Material Handling II-15
  • Classification of Material Handling Equipment II-15
  • Conveying Equipment II-15
  • Conveyor Systems II-15
  • Bucket Conveyor II-16
  • Cart-on-track Conveyor II-16
  • Chain Conveyor II-16
  • Chute Conveyor II-16
  • Flat belt Conveyor II-16
  • Magnetic belt Conveyor II-16
  • Pneumatic Conveyor II-16
  • Power-and-free Conveyor II-17
  • Roller conveyor II-17
  • Screw Conveyor II-17
  • Slat Conveyor II-17
  • Sortation Conveyor II-17
  • Tow Conveyor II-17
  • Vertical Conveyor II-17
  • Vibrating Conveyor II-18
  • Wheel Conveyor II-18
  • Powered Roller Conveyors II-18
  • Accumulating Conveyors II-18
  • Horizontal Belt Conveyors II-18
  • Incline Conveyors II-18
  • Gravity Conveyors II-18
  • Industrial Trucks and Lifts II-18
  • Industrial Trucks II-18
  • Hand Truck II-19
  • Pallet Jack II-19
  • Walkie Stacker II-19
  • Pallet Truck II-19
  • Platform Truck II-19
  • Counterbalanced Lift Truck II-20
  • Narrow-Aisle Straddle Truck II-20
  • Narrow-Aisle Reach Truck II-20
  • Turret Truck II-20
  • Order Picker II-21
  • Side Loader II-21
  • Tractor-Trailer II-21
  • Forklifts & Other Lift Trucks II-21
  • Hydraulic Lift Platforms II-21
  • Loading Dock Equipment II-21
  • Hoists, Cranes, and Monorails II-22
  • Monorails II-22
  • Conventional Monorails II-22
  • Automated Monorails II-22
  • Cranes II-22
  • Energy Cranes II-23
  • Manufacturing Cranes II-23
  • Gantry Crane II-23
  • Industrial Cranes II-23
  • Jib Crane II-23
  • Bridge Crane II-23
  • Stacker Crane II-23
  • Harbor Cranes II-24
  • Construction Cranes II-24
  • All-Terrain Cranes II-24
  • Rough-Terrain Cranes II-24
  • Truck-Mounted Cranes II-25
  • Lattice-Boom Cranes II-25
  • Tower Cranes II-25
  • Crawler Cranes II-25
  • Hoists II-26
  • Automated Material Handling Equipment II-26
  • Automatic Guided Vehicle (AGV) II-26
  • Fixed Path II-26
  • Free-Ranging II-26
  • Tow AGV II-26
  • Unit load AGV II-26
  • Assembly AGV II-27
  • Light Load AGV II-27
  • Fork AGV II-27

3. END-USE MARKETS II-28

  • Aerospace II-28
  • Agriculture II-28
  • Air Cargo II-28
  • Automobile II-28
  • Building and Construction II-28
  • Electrical & Electronic Equipment II-29
  • Industrial Machinery II-29
  • Shipping Industry II-29
  • Others II-30
  • Postal/Express Delivery II-30
  • Warehousing II-30

4. TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS/ BREAKTHROUGHS OVER THE YEARS II-31

  • Supply Chain Transparency Fuels Growth for New Material Handling Technology II-31
  • Vision-Guided Robotics Impacts Automated Material Handling Equipment II-31
  • Cobots - A Novel Material Handling Technology II-31
  • Magnetic Wheels based Overhead Transportation Concept II-32
  • Automated Guided Vehicles in Sea Ports II-32
  • 'Eaches' - The e-conveyors II-32

5. PRODUCT LAUNCHES/INTRODUCTIONS II-33

  • Manitou Launches MT 5519 Telescopic Handler II-33
  • Vanderlande to Unveil QUICKSTORE Microshuttle II-33
  • Dematic Launches RapidPick System with Added Features II-33
  • FlexLink Introduces New Belt Conveyor II-34
  • Jungheinrich Introduces New Electric Trucks II-34
  • Crisplant Launches CrisBag® and BEUMER Autover® II-34
  • NBE Launches Automated Material Handling and Packaging System II-35
  • Caljan Rite-Hite Introduces Advanced Telescopic Belt Conveyor II-35
  • Toyota Material Handling Adds Galvanized Chassis to its Range of Pallet Trucks II-35
  • Linde Launches Three Container Versions of Electric Forklift Trucks II-36
  • Galizia Introduces Multis 636 Electric Crane II-36
  • Terex Rolls out Two New Truck Cranes II-36
  • Daifuku Unveils New Baggage Tray System II-37
  • Columbus McKinnon Unveils New Lodestar II-37
  • Interroll Launches EC310 RollerDrive and Interroll Drum Motors II-37
  • Dematic Launches Automatic Speed Control II-37
  • Dematic Launches RapidStore II-38
  • Dematic Unveils Rapidpick System II-38
  • Interroll Introduces High-End Conveying System Products for Baggage Handling II-38
  • Jungheinrich Launches Electric Pedestrian Stacker II-39
  • Jungheinrich Introduces New Truck Guidance System II-39
  • Crisplant Introduces CrisBelt Conveyor System II-40

6. PRODUCT LAUNCHES/INTRODUCTIONS IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-41

  • Terex Unveils 100t Truck Crane II-41
  • Presto Lifts Launches DXL Series II-41
  • Ormig Introduces New Electric Crane II-41
  • Terex Introduces New Line of All-Terrain Cranes II-41
  • Superior Industries Launches Trailblazer Portable Conveyor II-41
  • TGW Unveils Mustang Evolution II-42
  • Gottwald Introduces Entry Level Generation 5 Series Harbor Crane II-42
  • Palfinger Forays into US Service Truck Market II-42
  • Eisenmann Launches Climbing Electric Monorail System II-42
  • Jungheinrich Launches Under Pallet Carrier II-43
  • Jungheinrich Rolls Out ERD 220 Trucks II-43
  • Jungheinrich Unveils Multi-Directional Electric Truck II-44
  • LBX Unveils Link-Belt 360 X2 Rubber-Tired II-44
  • Dematic Unveils Laser Trucks+ II-44
  • Manitowoc Introduces GMK6400 Six-Axle All Terrain Crane II-45
  • Hyster Company Launches Electric Stand- Up Lift Trucks Series II-45
  • Yale Introduces Electric Rider Forklifts II-46
  • Hyster Launches J30-40XNT and J30-40XN Electric Lift Trucks II-46
  • HK Systems Rolls Out Multi-Belt Sorter II-46
  • Jungheinrich Introduces EJE 116 SILENT DRIVE Electric Truck II-47
  • Toyota Material Handling Launches Electric Lift Trucks II-47
  • Hyster Introduces H550-700HD Series Lift Trucks II-47
  • HK Systems Unveils Pallet-Free Automation II-48
  • Nissan Forklift Upgrades Class III Models of Platinum Series Trucks II-48
  • Jungheinrich Launches VFG 316s-320s High-tech Truck II-49
  • Tadano Launches Telescopic Crawler Cranes II-49
  • Escorts Introduces DIG MAX Backhoe Loader II-49
  • FlexLink Unveils X45 and X45e Conveyor Platforms II-50
  • Raymond Launches Model 4450 3 Counterbalanced Truck II-50
  • Cargotec Unveils Kalmar Reachstacker II-50
  • Jungheinrich to Introduce Jungheinrich EJD 220 Truck II-51
  • JCB Americas Unveils 524-50 Telescopic Handler II-51
  • Anver Corporation Rolls Out APU Series Vacuum II-52
  • Raymond Corp Unveils 7600 Reach-Fork Trucks II-52
  • National Bulk Equipment Launches New Material Handling Solution II-52
  • JCB Introduces Smallest Loadall Telescopic Handler II-52
  • Escorts Launches Three New Construction Equipment Products II-53
  • Hyster Introduces K1.0L Series Order Picking Machines II-53
  • Jungheinrich Introduces Jungheinrich EME 114 Truck II-53
  • Jungheinrich Introduces Updated Versions of Electric Fork Lift Trucks II-54
  • Manitowoc Cranes Launches MLC100 Crawler Crane II-54
  • Asymtek Launches MH-900 Line of Material Handling Systems II-55
  • Linden Comansa Introduces 21 LC 550 24 t Crane II-55
  • Intralox Launches a Series of Conveying Solutions II-56
  • BASCO Introduces WESCO® Walkie Pallet Trucks, Stackers II-56
  • Westfalia Launches Dual Pallet Handling Vertical Lift II-56
  • Combi-CB Launches 4-Way Lift Truck II-56
  • MHI Develops First Engine/Battery Hybrid Forklift Trucks in the World II-57
  • KOBELCO Develops SL4500 Light Configuration II-57
  • Jungheinrich Launches Jungheinrich EZS 010 Mini- Tow Tractor Series II-57
  • FlexLink Unveils Spiral Elevator II-58
  • Southworth Rolls Out PalletPal Lift Truck II-58
  • Toyota Material Handling Introduces 8 Series AC Reach Trucks II-58
  • Toyota Material Handling Extends Product Range II-58
  • KCM Unveils 55DV-2 High-Speed Snow Dozer II-59
  • Cargotec Develops Electrical Shuttle Carrier® II-59
  • Raymond Unveils Swing Reach Trucks for Narrow Aisles II-60
  • Hitachi Sumitomo Rolls out UCX350 Model Crane in China II-60
  • SpeasTech Releases Smart Gate XL Pick-to- Light Systems II-60
  • Toyota Launches First IC Hybrid Lift Truck in the World II-60
  • Konecranes Unveils CXT® II-61
  • TAWI Announces New Material Handling Equipment II-61
  • HK Systems Launches 'Automate the Conventional Warehouse Solution II-61
  • Komatsu Introduces Novel Rider Stacker Trucks II-61
  • Linden Comansa Introduces 21 LC 750 II-62
  • Jungheinrich Launches EMC 110 Electric Pedestrian Stacker II-62
  • FKI Demonstrates Material Handling Technologies II-63
  • KCM Introduces 92ZV-2 Wheel Loader II-63
  • HBC-radiomatic Announces New Features for Conveying and Lifting Equipment II-64
  • Hyster Expands Fortis® Family of Lift Trucks II-64
  • Linde Unveils Sinergo Line of Pallet Stackers and Pallet Trucks II-64
  • FlexLink Unveils Crate Handling System II-65
  • Hyster E45-70XN Electric Lift Truck II-65
  • 3M Library System Unveils 3M Intelligent Return and Sorter System II-65
  • Crown Equipment Unveils SP 3500 Four-Point Stockpicker II-66

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-67

  • Mitsubishi Collaborates with Anupam Industries II-67
  • Liebherr Restructures into Two Independent Businesses II-67
  • Trimble Inks Agreement with Manitowoc II-67
  • Mitsubishi to Expand Houston Manufacturing Facilities II-67
  • Lagercrantz Group Acquires Plat & Spiralteknik II-68
  • Linde Material Handling Forms Joint Venture with TPZ II-68
  • SDI and Intelligrated Establish Material Handling Systems Facility in Brazil II-68
  • Babcock & Wilcox Acquires Loibl II-68
  • Win-Holt Equipment Acquires Commercial Stainless Fabricators II-69
  • Manitex to Acquire Assets of CVC SpA II-69
  • Zoomlion Acquires Rights for Tower Crane Technology from Jost II-69
  • Mahindra Conveyor Opens MHE Manufacturing Plant II-69
  • Street Crane Inks Agreement with Dubai Cranes II-69
  • Cyclone Signs LOI with Combilift II-70
  • Demag Cranes Inks Agreement with Weihua Group II-70
  • Jungheinrich Lift Truck Manufacturing to Set Up New Facility in Qingpu II-70
  • Vanderlande Acquires Beewen II-71
  • Coesia Acquires FlexLink II-71
  • Nissan Motor, INCJ and Hitachi Ink MoU for Integrating Forklift Businesses II-71

8. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN THE RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-72

  • Dematic Acquires HK Systems II-72
  • AEC Inks Agreement with Miller II-72
  • Elecon to Acquire Benzlers-Radicon II-72
  • Relco Purchases Savel Technologies II-72
  • Toyota Established Material Handling Unit in India II-73
  • JBC and Tranter Enter into Distribution Agreement II-73
  • Kobelco Cranes to Set up Joint Venture for Crawler Cranes II-73
  • Manitex Signs Agreement to Operate CVS Ferrari II-73
  • Zoomlion Inks Partnership with Global Crane Sales II-73
  • Balqon Inks Agreement with Industrias IVOR II-74
  • Dematic Acquires HK Systems II-74
  • Daifuku Inks Collaborative Agreement with Knapp II-74
  • Sumitomo Construction Acquires LBX Company II-74
  • Dematic Partners with Kollmorgen II-75
  • MHI Licenses Technology to Anupam Industries II-75
  • Manitowoc to Set Up Hoist Production Line II-75
  • KITO Corporation Signs Partnership Deal with KONECRANES II-75
  • TICO Establishes New Controlling Company North America II-76
  • CFDL Establishes Starke Material Handling Group Division II-76
  • Clark Material Handling Company Appoints Allied Equipment Service II-76
  • Hillenbrand Acquires K-Tron II-76
  • Esmark Takes Over Assets of Excalibur II-77
  • KCM Commences Supply of Wheel Loaders to Hitachi II-77
  • Titan Purchases Bilt-Rite Conveyors II-77
  • Demag Cranes India Establishes New Production Facility at Chakan II-77
  • Fanuc and GE Dissolve Joint Venture Company, GE Fanuc Automation II-78
  • MHI Constructs Plant in Dalian, China II-78
  • Autoquip Acquires American Lifts II-78
  • Konecranes Takes Over Dynamic Crane Systems II-78
  • TEICHMANN Cranes Acquires BRUNNHUBER II-79
  • Cromer to Merge with AmeraMex International II-79
  • The Toro Company Partly Acquires TY-CROP Assets II-79
  • Cowin Global and Carico Systems Unite to Form Carico Cowin Global II-79
  • BEUMER Group Takes Over Crisplant II-80
  • Crossing Automation Acquires Asyst Technologies II-80
  • MCFA Inks a Manufacturing and Distribution Pact with Jungheinrich II-80
  • Cargotec Combines Kalmar and Hiab Business Areas II-81
  • Konecranes Acquires Additional ACS Konecranes Stake II-81
  • ACS Group Takes Over Walton/Stout II-82
  • Ingersoll-Rand Changes Place of Incorporation II-82
  • KION Group to Close Production at Linde Material Handling in Basingstoke II-82
  • FlexLink and Montech Enter Into Distribution Partnership II-82
  • Intelligrated Acquires FKI Logistex II-82
  • Terex Corporation Acquires Fantuzzi and Noell II-83
  • Terramite Acquired by TerraQuip II-83
  • Big Lift, LLC acquires Big Joe II-83
  • Daifuku Restructures Chinese Subsidiaries II-83
  • Boston Rack International Merges with BASE Manufacturing II-84
  • Street Crane Undertakes Expansion of Production Facility II-84
  • HK Systems and Dexion Enter into Partnership II-85
  • Metal Forms Acquires Sterling II-85
  • Sencorp and White Systems Merge for Workplace Space Utilization II-85

9. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-86

  • Beumer Maschinenfabrik GmbH (Germany) II-86
  • BEUMER Corporation (US) II-86
  • Cargotec Oy (Finland) II-86
  • Clark Material Handling Company (South Korea) II-86
  • Columbus McKinnon Corp. (US) II-87
  • Daifuku Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-87
  • Jervis B. Webb Company (US) II-87
  • Dematic GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) II-88
  • Dürr AG (Germany) II-88
  • Eisenmann AG (Germany) II-89
  • Flexlink AB (Sweden) II-89
  • Hytrol Conveyor Co., Inc. (US) II-89
  • Ingersoll-Rand Plc. (Ireland) II-89
  • Interroll Group (Switzerland) II-90
  • Jungheinrich AG (Germany) II-90
  • Kardex Remstar International Gruppe (Switzerland) II-90
  • Kion Group (Germany) II-91
  • Konecranes Plc (Finland) II-91
  • Liebherr Group (Germany) II-92
  • Lockheed Martin Corp. (US) II-92
  • Manitou Group (France) II-93
  • Manitowoc Company, Inc. (US) II-93
  • NACCO Materials Handling Group (US) II-93
  • Paccar, Inc. (US) II-94
  • Sandvik Materials Handling (Sweden) II-94
  • Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (China) II-94
  • SSI Schaefer GmbH (Germany) II-94
  • TCM Corp. (Japan) II-95
  • Terex Corporation (Japan) II-95
  • Toyota Industries Corporation (Japan) II-95
  • Vanderlande Industries Nederland B.V. (The Netherlands) II-96
  • Viastore Systems GmbH (Germany) II-96
  • WITRON Logistik + Informatik GmbH (Germany) II-97
  • Xuzhou Heavy Machinery (China) II-97

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-98

III. Market

IV. Competitive Landscape

Total Companies Profiled: 762 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 871)

  • The United States (257)
  • Canada (13)
  • Japan (21)
  • Europe (479)
  • France (36)
  • Germany (81)
  • The United Kingdom (147)
  • Italy (44)
  • Spain (21)
  • Rest of Europe (150)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (97)
  • Middle East (1)
  • Africa (3)


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