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Linde build a safer solution for Forticrete


When leading manufacturer of building materials, Ibstock Building Products, required a solution to guard against accidents and improve the amount of warning to their operators, they turned to materials handling manufacturer, Linde Material Handling for help.

After experiencing major health and safety incidents across sites in mainland Europe, it was decided by the Chief Executive of Ibstock Building Products to control speeds of reversing forklifts. …more

The new Linde Roadster: A clearer perspective on safety.


Linde Material Handling has launched the new Linde Roadster, a range of trucks designed to maximise field of view and safety to operators. The E30 Roadster was on display for the first time in the UK at IMHX in September on Linde’s main stand of the NEC. …more

In safe hands with Dynamic Mast Control


Lifting fragile loads of wine to just over 10 metres demands stable, precise equipment which is why fast growing third party logistics company Johnston Logistics UK, opted for Linde Material Handling’s Dynamic Mast Control. …more

‘Linde’s open and honest relationship key to our business’


Established in 1999, on-line national bathroom retailer VictoriaPlum.com moved into their newly built HQ in Doncaster in October 2014 after experiencing an increase in sales of £5 million a year. The new 277,000 square foot warehouse which went live in June 2015, was built with the help of Linde Material Handling’s warehouse design and simulation system STRATOS.  …more

Laithwaite’s Wine look beyond the truck to maximise efficiency


Laithwaite’s Wine began in 1969 with just one man – Tony Laithwaite. Tony had a passion for wine and wanted to share quality goods with friends and family. Forty years on, and Laithwaite’s Wine deliver wine directly to more than 700,000 customers, and Tony’s ethos is evident through every aspect of the business today.  …more

Test drive gets the seal of Linde Approved


Alec Tiranti Ltd is a leading UK manufacturer and supplier of Sculptors' Tools, Materials and Studio Equipment for Carving, Modelling, Mouldmaking, Casting and Restoration. Based in Thatcham, Berkshire, the company supply a wide range of materials, equipment and tools to the art industry and universities in London. The site also includes a shop selling art materials to the general public.

When the time came to purchase a fork truck to unload pallets of raw materials, John Grimshaw at Tiranti turned to Linde Material Handling as he had experienced Linde products in the past.  …more

No sitting on the fence when it comes to Linde!


With up to 60 sectional buildings, including sheds, summerhouses, greenhouses, arbours and arches on display across their acre and a half site in Standon, Hertfordshire, it’s easy to see why Howe Fencing is Hertfordshire's largest fencing and sectional buildings centre. …more

Travis Perkins Plc is the largest supplier of buidling materials in the UK


The company includes some of the leading brands within the building and home improvement markets such as BSS Industrial, PTS, Keyline, City Plumbing Supplies, CCF, Wickes, Benchmarx, Tile Giant, Toolstation and, of course, Travis Perkins. The organisation has over 1,950 outlets across the UK. …more

Linde provides a cool solution for Casepak


Casepak is one of the UK’s leading recycling and waste management companies with two facilities in Leicester. The business has grown significantly since 1973, and retains the same ethos now as it did then – delivering excellent customer service and innovative recycling solutions through locally focused development. …more

Sometimes the smallest bubbles create the biggest pop!


Linde Material Handling and Britvic Soft Drinks found a refreshing solution when Britvic’s national distribution center in Leicester was looking to replace its current fleet of order pickers and counterbalance trucks. …more

Linde is the driving force behind the Bloodhound project


Linde Material Handling has delivered specialist forklift truck training to members of the Bloodhound team ahead of their attempt to beat the World Land Speed Record this year in South Africa. Developed over the last six and half years, the 13.5 metre long, three metre tall, supersonic Bloodhound car is powered by a Eurofighter Typhoon jet engine and a hybrid rocket. The car will be capable of accelerating from naught to 1,000 mph and back again in 120 seconds, covering 12 miles during that time. …more

Open day success for Used truck centre


Two years after first introducing the dedicated used truck refurbishment centre to the public, Linde Jewsbury’s, based in Castleford has seen over 140 visitors through the doors of their 4000 square metre facilities. …more

Linde Approved used trucks now at your fingertips


The development of a new free App has enabled Linde Material Handling to give customers easy access to their database of available Approved used forklifts for sale. …more

Small EVO, great benefit


New Linde Diesel, LPG and CNG forklift trucks in the 1.4 to 2.0-tonne load range
Following the launch of the Linde H14-H20 EVO, industrial truck manufacturer Linde Material Handling has now completed the range and taken the smallest series in the 1.4 to 2.0 tonne load capacity range to the next level. …more

A new dimension in automated solutions


Linde Material Handling launches first “driven by Balyo” robotic industrial trucks
For more efficient in-house material flow solutions, Linde Material Handling in cooperation with robotics specialist Balyo have developed a range of unmanned, robotic industrial trucks. …more

Flexible warehouse aid with comfort and power


New pallet stacker generation from Linde Material Handling
Industrial truck manufacturer Linde Material handling is launching a new generation of pallet stackers, L14 to L20 in the capacity range of 1.4 and 2.0 tonnes. …more

More and more customised industrial trucks


Linde Material Handling records significant increase in tailor-made solutions
Over the past 10 years, no other aspect of our industrial truck design & production has experienced growth comparable to that seen in Customised Options, known as COs for short. While less than 20 percent of all industrial trucks left Linde Material Handling’s (MH) production plants with technical modifications back in 2004, this proportion rose to approximately a third last year. With dedicated CO teams in each factory and production processes adapted to cope, Linde MH is well prepared for the trend towards the increasing share of tailor-made solutions. …more

Linde Approved build on customer values


Since their formation in 1967, the ongoing objective of John A Stephens, the largest independent builders merchants in Nottingham, has been to provide customers with a service that is second to none. …more

Faster and safer logistics with Dynamic Mast Control


Linde Material Handling presents new intelligent operator-assist system for reach trucks
Leading global industrial truck manufacturer Linde Material Handling (MH) is announcing a new intelligent operator-assist system for reach trucks. This unique Linde system is currently completing its final field test phase and will be available for the existing reach truck series Linde R14 – R20. …more

Linde scoops 2 awards at the FLTA


Linde Material Handling walked away with 2 awards from the Fork Lift Truck Association awards ceremony on Saturday 28th February the first for runner up of apprentice of the year for Linde apprentice, Ben Feehan and the second for the Safety Award with Linde’s Safety Pilot. …more

Agreement for cooperation sealed


Linde Material Handling and Balyo sign an exclusive cooperation agreement to jointly develop innovative robotic solutions

Linde Material Handling (MH) and robotics specialist Balyo have agreed to enter into a strategic partnership. With this cooperation, Linde MH seeks to intensify its activities in the field of automated industrial trucks, while Balyo aims to achieve a significant market penetration for its innovative technological solutions. The two companies are planning to collaborate in development, manufacture and sales under the umbrella of “Linde robotics”, to extend Linde MH’s solution expertise in this field. …more

Linde Material Handling presents its latest series of reach trucks with super-elastic tyres for indoor and outdoor use


Leading global industrial truck manufacturer Linde Material Handling has launched new reach truck models for both indoor and outdoor use in the 1.4 to 2 tonne capacity category. Equipped with large super-elastic tyres and featuring increased ground clearance compared to standard versions, these reach trucks can cope well with uneven or wet surfaces and are therefore ideally suited for loading and unloading road vehicles, as well as for use on ramps, or servicing racking in outdoor areas. …more

BrewDog taste success with Linde


Beer is heavy and people are increasingly thirsty for great craft beer. BrewDog’s state-of-the-art packaging lines produce hundreds of pallets of craft beer, every day of the week. So forklift trucks in this industry need to work fast and be built to last. …more

Linde Products shortlisted for four FLTA Awards


Headquartered in Basingstoke, Linde Material Handling (UK) has made the shortlist in all four categories it entered in this year’s FLTA (Fork Lift Truck Association) Awards.

The annual awards, run by the FLTA, represent the industry's foremost recognition of engineering and design excellence. Held to celebrate the best companies within the fork lift truck industry, the awards aim to set the bar for higher standards throughout the industry, from apprentices to senior teams, and manufacturers to ancillary equipment suppliers. …more

Greater towing power, increasing diversity


Leading global industrial truck manufacturer Linde Material Handling is launching a new product family of tractors and platform trucks onto the market. In addition to a six-tonne tractor, the forklift manufacturer also offers an eight-tonne version in order to open up more market segments. Another extension to the product range is the Linde W08 load transporter with the ability to carry 800 kilograms on the platform and a towing power of 7 tonnes. …more

Linde celebrates build of 750,000th truck


Leading global industrial truck manufacturer Linde Material Handling is celebrating a milestone in manufacturing at its main plant in Aschaffenburg, Germany with the assembly of its 750,000th truck. It also announced the biggest ever investment at the Aschaffenburg site - worth about 60 million euro - which will be focused on expanding the busy site by 2021. …more

Davicon reach out to Linde Forklift Truck Hire for high lift solution


Finding a fork lift truck for hire can be a fairly simple task, but when the requirement is for lifting to 11 metres, it can prove a more complicated challenge.
Davicon is a mezzanine design and manufacturer located in Brierley Hill, specialising in mezzanine floors and mezzanine levels. The company has designed, manufactured and installed mezzanine floors for numerous large, well known and respected companies including British Gas, Morrisons, John Lewis, BMW and New Look. …more

BOOTS wins Linde’s Ultimate Operator Challenge 2014


Leading global forklift truck and warehouse equipment manufacturer, Linde Material Handling (UK), held its annual Forklift Ultimate Operator Challenge on Saturday 16th August at Linde Sterling in Bolton. …more

Linde Material Handling introduces an extended reach truck portfolio


Leading global industrial truck manufacturer Linde Material Handling has launched four new models to add to its extensive portfolio of reach trucks. The new “B Range” is specifically designed for light to medium-duty applications and feature a entry level of equipment that still enables operators to work comfortably. …more

Linde launches new all electric service van


Leading global industrial truck manufacturer Linde Material Handling has launched an innovative all-electric service vehicle. This new electric van incorporates the drive system from Linde’s production of Electric Counterbalance trucks. The eco-Kit L has a 50 kW output and consists of a three-phase AC motor, power module control system as well as a variety of other features and is based on a Fiat Ducato L1H1. …more

Linde Material Handling presents new logistic train systems


Leading global industrial truck manufacturer Linde Material Handling has launched two new load train solutions which will offer customers a modern, flexible and convenient cycle-flow of materials throughout their production facilities. …more

Linde Material Handling develops trucks equipped with lithium-ion batteries


Leading global industrial truck manufacturer Linde Material Handling has launched a range of highly innovative warehouse trucks equipped with lithium-ion batteries. …more

Linde Jewsbury’s go World Cup mad!


Linde Jewsbury’s Ltd, who cover a large majority of Yorkshire, Nottingham & Derby, have kick started a number of Summer campaigns in order to get the World Cup spirit flowing amongst colleagues, customers and prospect customers in their region. …more

Linde Forklift Truck Hire lifts to new heights


ISD Solutions is the UK’s leading contractor specialising in the development, construction and maintenance of cold stores, firewalls, data centres, clean rooms, single-envelope, external industrial cladding and doors. By working closely with clients from the earliest design stages through to final installation, ISD are able to provide the most cost-effective and innovative solutions, designed, manufactured and installed to the highest standards in the industry. …more

Safari Park go wild for Linde Approved truck


Blair Drummund Safari and Adventure Park is quoted to be the wildest day out in Scotland with everything from the Wild Animal Reserve, Sea Lion shows to Pedal Boats and bug land walks. …more

Linde inspires several thousand visitors with new trade fair concept


Linde takes stock of a successful three-week "World of Material Handling" trade fair

Between 5 and 23 May, Linde Material Handling (LMH) showcased its comprehensive range of products and services as well as current trends and visions for the future of internal material flow in an exhibition space measuring around 20,000 square metres at the Mainz trade fair centre as part of the "World of Material Handling" trade fair. …more

Linde Safety Pilot: A technical breakthrough in safety


Linde Material Handling introduces a unique driver assistance system
When it comes to operating fork lift trucks, human error is the most common cause of accidents at work. A unique electronic driver assistance system from Linde Material Handling, the Linde Safety Pilot, is now on hand to offer support. Via an 8” LCD screen in the operator’s workstation, the Linde Safety Pilot helps the operator to control the work equipment safely and helps to avoid dangerous situations, minimising the risk of an accident and improving occupational safety. …more

World of Material Handling - The future at a glance


World of Material Handling
In May this year, Linde Material Handling (MH) will be presenting the World of Material Handling live and interactive for several weeks together with partners and suppliers at the Mainz Trade Fair Park. The "World of Material Handling" is a unique experience that will introduce customers and potential buyers to the latest solutions as well as trends and visions for internal material flow across more than 20,000 square metres of exhibition space  …more

M W Whites waste no time in choosing Linde’s EVO range


Waste paper merchants, M W Whites Paper, based in Norwich are realising the benefits of Linde’s new EVO range of engine counterbalance trucks.  …more

Safety award win for Linde’s R14-R20 range at the 2014 FLTA Awards


Linde Material Handling has won the safety award for its R14-R20 Reach Truck range in this year’s Fork Lift Truck Association Awards for Excellence 2014 (FLTA). …more

Bloodhound reward for Linde’s star apprentices


The UK’s leading forklift truck manufacturer, Linde Material Handling, has launched an annual award to celebrate the success of its apprenticeship scheme, offering a reward with a difference for its star employees. …more

Linde help W. M. Morrisons go the extra mile


Leading UK food retailer, W. M. Morrisons, is realising the benefits of using Linde’s nationwide MHE tyre service in its diverse manufacturing, distribution and retail businesses.
The UK’s fourth largest food retailer has 500 stores and uniquely source and process most of the fresh food they sell through their own manufacturing facilities, giving close control over provenance and quality.  …more

Linde scoops innovation and technology award at Co-Op Property Awards


Linde Material Handling (UK) has been recognised for its Innovation and Use of Technology at a prestigious national awards ceremony. …more

Linde Approved prove the right move


Jason Burrows, from BMB Removals spent a lot of time looking at used and refurbished fork trucks on various internet sites before calling Linde Material Handling (UK) for some professional guidance. …more

Linde hire trucks lift Morrisons to sucess


Leading UK food retailer, Morrisons, is realising the benefits of using Linde Forklift Hire nationwide in its diverse manufacturing, distribution and retail businesses. …more

Matt Dearman, Used Equipment Manager from Linde Material Handling (UK) gives advice on what to look out for when purchasing used forklifts on line


“As with any purchase over the internet, caution must be taken, however a piece of equipment such as a forklift truck adds in further complications and considerations. There are certain critical criteria that should be taken into account to prevent a costly mistake or potentially more serious consequences” …more

Heavy truck hire makes planning stress free


The Structure Group, (TSG) are specialists in providing temporary facilities for Global sporting and public events. Planning major events for clients such as the London Olympic Committee, Peugeot, Sony and Glasgow City Council can result in the construction of complex structures which require specialist equipment on an ad-hoc basis. …more

Linde Material Handling has been named a finalist in the FLTA Awards 2014


Leading forklift truck manufacturer Linde Material Handling (UK), has been shortlisted in this year’s Fork Lift Truck Association Awards for Excellence 2014. Linde Material Handling (UK) has been named finalists in the Innovation and Safety categories for their Reach Truck R14-R20 range.  …more

Wilkinson wins Linde’s Ultimate Operator Challenge 2013


Leading global forklift truck and warehouse equipment manufacturer, Linde Material Handling (UK), held its annual Forklift Ultimate Operator Challenge on Saturday, September 7th at Linde Jewsbury’s in Castleford, West Yorkshire. …more

Linde’s short term hire fleet goes from strength to strength


Linde Material Handling (UK) has continued their investment into strengthening its Forklift Truck Hire fleet in the UK.
With the recent addition of over 200 forklifts, two of which are heavy trucks with capacities of 45 tonnes, the investment will further enhance Linde as the largest supplier of short term hire trucks, now totalling circa 10,000 machines across its UK network. …more

LINDE delivers 39.5% fuel saving with new EVO range


Metafin Group Holdings Ltd based in Walsall, specialises in Cathodic Electropaint and Powder Coating processes, to the most stringent automotive specifications. Metafin started with a working capital of £50 in 1974 and has grown over the years to become one of the leading trade coaters in Europe with a multi million pound turnover and a workforce of 150 people operating from its own 150,000 Sq. ft. site. …more

Linde launches an all new Eco-Lease Financing solution


Linde Material Handling (UK) has announced the launch of a new Eco-Lease solution, designed to now allow customers to fully offset 100% of the carbon footprint generated in the first year of a fork lift truck’s life. …more

Linde reveals new reach truck range for the first time


This week sees the launch of Linde’s new generation of reach trucks at the International Materials Handling Exhibition, held at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. With their compact, manoeuvrable design, the new trucks, R 14 – R 20, enable an even more productive flow of goods in the warehouse, as a whole host of new technical solutions make the trucks more comfortable, more powerful, safer and easier to service. …more

Linde Approved get closer to their customers


Leading materials handling supplier, Linde Material Handling have invested heavily in the complete redevelopment of a 4000 square metre dedicated used truck refurbishment centre, at Its Linde Jewsbury’s Handling Centre …more

Linde to kick off IMHX 2013 with a bang


Linde Material Handling (UK) will be taking the opportunity to launch significant new products at IMHX this year.
Exhibiting at four locations within the show, Linde’s main stand (20B100, Hall 20) will see demonstrations of Linde’s range of new, highly specialised products and services that will ensure every operation, large or small, runs as efficiently and productively as possible. …more

Linde kicks off 2013 with the launch of an evolutionary new truck range


Linde Material Handling announces its new year’s resolution to the market for 2013 with the launch of a new generation of counterbalance engine trucks which deliver a celebratory 20 benefits from 13 new features. …more

Linde Material Handling (UK) Ltd appoints new product manager


Leading materials handling company, Linde, has appointed Allison Tucker as Counterbalance Product Manager in a newly created role.
Allison joins Linde from one of the biggest global polymer manufacturers, REHAU Limited. She brings 11 years of experience from REHAU with her, where she has driven the developments of both products and stakeholder engagement both internally and externally on a UK wide and international level. …more

Linde's Pro Brake reduces manual handling efforts


The UK’s leading materials handling company, Linde Material Handling has launched a revolutionary new hand pallet truck incorporating a brake. The new model, Pro Brake, is capable of lifting loads up to 2,500kg providing a safer, more productive alternative in manual handling. …more

Linde strengthens UK short term hire offering


Linde Material Handling (UK) has invested £2.9m into strengthening its Forklift Truck hire offering throughout the UK, including its heavy trucks fleet.

The investment will further enhance Linde as the largest supplier of short term hire trucks, now totalling over 10,000 machines across its UK network.  …more

Linde supports Cromwell Tools’ growth with bespoke warehouse solution


Linde Material Handling has supplied trucks to Cromwell Tools, Europe’s largest privately-owned supplier of maintenance, repair and operations type products, for more than 10 years to its bulk storage and individual line picking facility in Wigston, Leicestershire. …more

A first class solution for Earlsmere from Linde Approved


When buying a fork lift truck for a low utilisation application, a simple solution is to buy used. Ian Loy, Director of Earlsmere Ltd based in Barnsley, South Yorkshire did just this and has never looked back. …more

Linde wins order with Ridgeons for supply of forklift trucks & sideloaders


Linde Material Handling has gained a significant order worth £500,000 with timber and builders merchants, Ridgeons Ltd for the supply of a fleet of forklift trucks and Side-loaders, including a 10 year R&M arrangement. This latest contract win marks the return of a previous customer to Linde as the company bought its first truck from the supplier 20 years ago. …more

Blue Print hits the spot on safety thanks to Linde


Linde MH has significantly improved the safety within the warehouses of Asian and American vehicle parts distributor, Blue Print by applying the Bluespot safety device to its mixed fleet of 32 Linde units.

Bluespot is a visual driving path warning device, which ensures safety in aisles as well as in unclear cross-over areas meaning that Blue Print is now able to create a safer working environment for its employees.  …more

Linde says "You're hired" to next wave of young apprentices


Following in the success of its apprenticeship scheme which was introduced in 2011, Linde Material Handling Ltd is about to take on its second phase of young apprentices to start work in August.

The company has recruited 20 new apprentices who will each be placed at their nearest Linde UK site including Basingstoke, Castleford, West Bromwich, East Kilbride, Bridgend, Newton Aycliffe, Warrington, Hoddesdon and Camberley. …more

Linde Forklift Truck Hire - a reliable, dependable solution during Christmas peak


During the run-up to Christmas, Frenchay Forestry knows they can depend on Linde Forklift Truck Hire. Based in Bristol, Frenchay Forestry are wholesalers of Christmas trees with a long tradition of involvement in sourcing the finest quality trees at competitive prices. …more

Linde expands apprenticeship scheme due to popular demand


The UK’s biggest forklift truck manufacturer, Linde Material Handling will enlarge its forklift truck technician apprentice scheme this year with an intake of 18 new recruits.  …more

Improvements to Linde's CiTi truck prove successful with customers


Linde Material Handling’s CiTi truck range has been enhanced to incorporate a range of new features designed to significantly improve efficiency and safety within all operations. …more

Linde gives facelift to H50-H80 heavy truck


Leading global forklift truck and warehouse equipment manufacturer, Linde Material Handling (UK), is upgrading its H50 –H80 range from July 2012 to include improved ergonomics as well as a new engine type resulting in reduced emissions.  …more

Linde Forklift Truck Hire assist with a speedy delivery


Bloodhound SSC is an extraordinary project, representing an extreme sporting challenge. A project designed to set a new World Land Speed Record at 1000mph, Bloodhound will be helping to push the boundaries of science and technology.

Developed over the last three years, the Bloodhound car is powered by a Eurofighter Typhoon jet engine and a hybrid rocket which will be capable of accelerating from rest to 1000 mph and back to rest again in 120 seconds, covering 12 miles during that time. …more

Linde Approved used trucks make the costs stack up


When Michael Parker, Engineering & Facilities Manager from Alstons Upholstery Ltd needed to replace his 5 tonne fork lift truck that had reached the end of its useful life, he researched the market for not only new, but also second hand trucks, taking into account several criteria. “A truck of the right capacity was just one element of the purchasing decision,” said Michael “I looked at many criteria from service response to truck design. I needed a truck suitable for the application that was reliable and cost effective with the service backup should things go wrong”. …more

Linde Group consolidates through Acquisition


"Linde Material Handling (UK) Ltd. is pleased to announce the completed acquisition of the outstanding shares in Linde Creighton Ltd. In the past 12 months, Linde Material Handling (UK) Ltd. has also acquired the outstanding shares in Linde Sterling Ltd. and Linde Castle Ltd., and consequently, as of 28th February 2012 Linde Material (UK) Ltd. is 100% owner of all its trading companies throughout Great Britain, having previously acquired 100% of Linde Trifik in 2006. …more

Linde scoops Environmental award at the 2012 FLTA Awards


Linde Material Handling has scooped the Environmental award in the Forklift Truck Association Awards (FLTA) 2012 for its 394 displacement pump.  …more

Linde Heavy Truck and Linde Material Handling join forces at Multimodal


Leading heavy lift truck manufacturer, Linde Heavy Truck Division, together with the rental team at Linde Material Handling UK, are taking the opportunity to promote their products and services at the freight transport and logistics exhibition, Multimodal. …more

Linde Ultimate Operator Challenge Final 2011


Leading global forklift truck and warehouse equipment manufacturer, Linde Material Handling (UK), held its annual Forklift Ultimate Operator Challenge on Saturday, November 19th at Linde Jewsburys in Castleford, West Yorkshire.  …more

Fifteen youngsters take part in UK’s first Apprentice Scheme for the Forklift Industry


There are currently fifteen youngsters from across the UK who are working for Linde and participating in the UK’s first certified apprentice scheme for the forklift truck industry; which has been designed to help address the skills gap for qualified service engineers. …more

Linde Launches BlueSpot For Silent Safety


Leading forklift truck and warehouse equipment manufacturer, Linde Material Handling (UK) Ltd, has launched a patent pending visual driving path warning device – BlueSpot – to improve truck operator safety within the warehouse environment. …more

Linde helps Devro (Scotland) Ltd meet diverse handling needs with comprehensive forklift truck solution


“Linde’s truck safety, reliability, durability, and competitive pricing, are second to none and these key features meant that we jumped at the chance to lease 16 Linde trucks for our factories. A move that has significantly increased the productivity of our delivery and storage systems.” Jim Freer, Procurement Manager at Devro (Scotland) Ltd, Glasgow. …more

Linde provides cost effective handling solution for Thompson Transport with quality used trucks


Linde Material Handling now supplies Thompson Transport with ten Linde Approved used trucks to load and unload delivery lorries quickly. …more

Linde expands Short Term Rental Fleet


Leading forklift truck and warehouse equipment manufacturer, Linde Material Handling (UK) Ltd, has invested in new trucks to cope with growing demand from customers across the UK.  …more

Linde products shortlisted for four FLTA Awards


Linde Material Handling has made the shortlist in all four categories it entered in this year’s FLTA (Fork Lift Truck Association) Awards. …more

Linde Heavy Truck Division wins Advanced Manufacturer Award 2011


On a night that celebrated the very best in manufacturing that Wales has to offer, more than 200 people packed into the Mercure Holland House, Cardiff, to recognise the achievements of Wales’ finest manufacturing companies. The event was hosted by James Naughtie and featured a special keynote speech from Rt Hon Cheryl Gillan MP, Secre-tary of State for Wales. …more

Linde helps Inscapes manage projects with bespoke materials handling solution


Linde Material Handling supplies Inscapes with a range of diesel engine counterbalance trucks to provide the strength and manoeuvrability needed to cope with heavy loads in an outdoor, high pressured environment.

Based in Bridgend in south Wales, Inscapes is a landscaping business which lifts and resurfaces various landscapes. The company has worked on many projects across the UK including projects at the Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace, various football clubs and recently at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. …more

Linde introduces enhanced K-Range trucks for very narrow aisles


Leading global forklift truck and warehouse equipment manufacturer, Linde Material Handling (UK), has enhanced its VNA (very narrow aisle) modular combi truck. The new K truck will increase productivity, operating comfort and lower operator costs during high level pallet load storage and retrieval, picking and mixed applications.

Available from October 1, 2011, key features include: maximum lift height of 17250mm, a picking cab option with split controls and tilting barriers to assist the picking operation; and RFID communication systems.  …more

Eurostar selects new Linde CiTi-Truck as rail side delivery solution for palletised goods


High-speed passenger train operator, Eurostar, is the latest Linde Material Handling (UK) customer to select and purchase the award-winning* new CiTi truck to handle delivery of palletised goods to its trains at London’s St Pancras station. …more

Linde wins new contract with Steelite


Linde Creighton Ltd has won a new contract to supply Steelite International Ltd with a range of forklift trucks. Based in Stoke-on-Trent, Steelite international manufactures and supplies tableware, cutlery and stemware products to the hospitality and catering industry across 130 countries. …more

Germany delivers Europe's best forklift performance


On September 23, 2011, the reigning German champions took the title of "Best European Forklifting Nation" at the "International Championship" in Aschaffenburg (Germany). With skill, speed and precision, the national team led by Ahmet Tekindag, Matthias Wittiger und Steven Klinger relegated Sweden and the Czeck Republic to second and third place, respectively. Twelve countries sent their three best forklift operators to compete as a team in the international competition: Spain, the Netherlands, France, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, the Baltic States, the UK and China squared off this year against Germany, (the defending champions). Nearly 15,000 spectators watched the competition on Aschaffenburg’s Schlossplatz. …more

Linde Approved provides cost effective used truck solution for Canberra UK


Canberra UK is one of the worlds leading suppliers of radiological instrumentation to major technology centres, hospitals, power stations and research laboratories around the globe, for a diverse range of applications in the nuclear industry.

Canberra UK purchased a Linde Approved E14 electric counterbalance truck for general handling of palletised loads of sensitive measurement equipment for the nuclear industry.  …more

Reduced fuel consumption makes economic sense at Twyford Bathrooms


Part of the multi-national Sanitec Group, Twyford Bathrooms is a leading provider of bathroom solutions with over 160 year’s experience. In April 2011, this manufacturer had the opportunity to revisit the existing five year lease for its 28-strong fleet of forklift trucks. This formed part of a wider operational review to further improve cost efficiency and meet the expanding requirements of the third party storage operation at its Alsager factory in Staffordshire. …more

Linde launches Blue Spot for silent safety


Leading forklift truck and warehouse equipment manufacturer, Linde Material Handling (UK) Ltd, has launched a patent pending visual driving path warning device – BlueSpot – to improve truck operator safety within the warehouse environment. …more

Linde NavMan scoops Innovation Award at this year's UKWA Awards


Linde Material Handling has beaten finalists, Translift Bendi and Jungheinrich, to the UKWA Award for Technology & Innovation 2011 in recognition of its new intelligent software system for optimised VNA truck performance. …more

Linde Approved provides cost effective used truck solution for Simon Muir Building Contractors


Linde Material Handling supplied Simon Muir Building Contractors with a Linde Approved H25D diesel counterbalance truck to help the company with moving loads around the yard and lifting bricks onto the delivery van. …more

Linde provides cost effective handling solution for Otley Brewing Company with quality used trucks


Linde Material Handling supplied Otley with a Linde-approved E14 electric forklift truck, complete with new battery to help the company manoeuvre heavy and bulky ingredients for brewing as well as its bottled and cask ales. …more

Reliability, productivity & user friendliness make Linde Approved an obvious choice for Innovia Films


Linde Material Handling supplies Innovia Films with a mixed fleet of over 25 Linde Approved used trucks to provide an economic and risk-free alternative to purchase of brand new equipment. A qualified Linde service engineer also operates at the production site to ensure uninterrupted truck productivity through ongoing service and maintenance support.  …more

Linde’s Forklift Truck Hire service provides a unique materials handling solution for UK’s first permanent bar made from ice – ICEBAR London


Linde’s Fork Truck Hire service provides ICEBAR with a pallet stacker on hire every six months for between three and seven days, to assist with the bar’s seasonal ice refresh and annual bar breakdown and re-build. The stacker makes light work of moving and lifting pallets and large blocks of ice. …more

Linde helps Johnson Tiles manage seasonal peak with bespoke materials handling solution


“The Linde electric counterbalance trucks keep our operators comfortable and safe which enables optimum workforce efficiency. Even through our peak times, we maintain our high level of warehouse productivity because we increase the amount of counterbalance trucks required on site by utilizing Linde’s short term rental packages.” Andrew Whitehall, Warehousing Manager, Johnson Tiles …more

Linde launches the Ulimate Operator Challenge 2011


The Challenge is a celebration of the skill and precision of the customer workforce, the Ultimate Operator Challenge aims to promote best practice among FLT operators and encourage new levels of professional safety and efficiency. …more

Eco modes allow choice


Eco modes in Linde trucks offer the user the choice between maximum performance and minimum energy consumption. …more

Linde Material Handling demonstrates industry leading technology at this year's CeMAT trade fair in Hannover


Linde Material Handling used this year’s CeMAT intralogistics trade fair in Hannover (2-6 May 2011) to demonstrate its industry leading technology with an extensive range of product innovations and pioneering concepts. With its brand claim ‘Engineered for Your Performance’, the company wants to underline its number one objective, namely to offer its customers maximum perfromance. …more

Linde MH launches its revamped Linde H40 to H50 product line


Outside, a new look – inside, more economical and convenient

At the CeMAT trade fair in Hannover, Linde Material Handling (Linde MH) is launching an updated version of the Linde H40 to H50 IC trucks with 4 to 5 tonnes load capacity. For the first time, the trucks feature a displacement pump for the lifting hydraulic system, which, on the one hand, al-lows energy consumption to be further reduced by up to 18 percent and, on the other hand, en-ables the trucks to operate more quietly, especially when lifting loads. …more

LINDE claim innovation title for new CiTi Truck


Linde Material Handling has won the Innovation category for its new CiTi Truck at the annual Fork Lift Truck Association Awards for Excellence 2011. Product warehouse manager, Jana Vitkova attended the ceremony and received the award on behalf of Linde MH. …more

Linde opens used truck facility in Bristol to meet growing UK demand for mixed fleets


World leading forklift truck and warehouse equipment manufacturer, Linde, has opened a dedicated refurbishment centre for used forklift trucks at its operation in Bristol. This new facility will service Southern England and the South Wales area.

Employing four specialist engineers, this new centre will be responsible for the annual refurbishment of over 250 used trucks.  …more

TDG awards Linde Material Handling five year sole supply deal for 800 forklift trucks


Linde Material Handling (UK) has been awarded a five year contract to supply more than 800 forklifts to TDG sites throughout the UK.
TDG, a third party logistics and supply chain management specialist, works at almost 100 of its customers’ sites across the country, including Weetabix, Sainsbury’s and Argos. …more

Poundland meets its peak demands with help of Linde fork lift truck rentals


Linde Material Handling supplies Poundland with a 50% increase in specialist forklift trucks on short term rental (STR) to help it meet seasonal peaks in demand. …more

Proven reliability, productivity and cost-efficiency


Working under molten glass dripping from a furnace overhead is a challenging environment by any standards. When the area of operation is particularly narrow as well, the challenge becomes even greater. But this is the situation which WH Malcolm faces in its logistics contract with glass manufacturer O.I. Glass at its site in Alloa, Scotland.  …more

Linde sourced and delivered the exact used trucks which Woollards needed


When Woollards Builders Merchants needed to source a used truck with a quite unusual specification, it found that Linde Material Handling could deliver exactly what it needed.

Woollards Builder Merchants, a family business operating in Suffolk since 1947, made the strategic decision to invest in its warehousing and showroom premises in order to broaden its customer base. …more

Linde Material Handling Delivers First Fuel Cell Trucks


With the delivery of two fuel-cell trucks to the Linde Gases Division, part of The Linde Group, Linde Material Handling has taken another important step on the road to more intensive use of innovative drive technology. As the largest industrial truck manufacturer in Europe, Linde MH now incorporates fuel cell trucks into its product range. …more

Linde joins the Premier Forest league


Linde Materials Handling has supplied a completely new fleet of nine diesel powered forklift trucks to Premier Forest Products, one of the UK's leading independent importers and distributors of timber and panel products. …more

Linde meets the challenge from the Pharaohs at LEGOLAND


The latest themed area of LEGOLAND Windsor is dominated by one of the tallest LEGO® models in Britain – a six metre high statue of a Pharaoh, made from 200,000 LEGO bricks. In order to get the Pharaoh on its stand before the attraction opened, LEGOLAND staff used their new Linde forklift truck to move the Egyptian figure into position. …more

Linde Picks Up Green Apple Environmental Award


The health and safety department of Linde Material Handling, located in Basingstoke, recently announced that Linde has been notified that it is among the major winners in the Green Apple Environment Awards. The highest scoring Green Apple winners will next go forward with a chance to represent the UK in the European Business Awards for the Environment …more

Linde’s Ultra-High Lift Breaks Industry Records


Linde Material Handling (UK) Ltd has installed three K range very narrow aisle trucks at the recently expanded Davies Turner freight and logistics hub in Bristol. …more

Reaching new heights


The market for port handling technology is expanding globally at an annual growth rate of approximately 7%. Simultaneously, the demand for high-quality customer-specific solutions is also increasing …more

Linde MH boosts heavy truck business


By creating an independent business unit, Linde Material Handling aims to boost its heavy truck business and occupy a stronger position in the global market. …more

CeMAT 2008 – Linde MH preview


The biggest intralogistics trade fair in the world is almost upon us. …more

All change for Eurostar


On the 14th of November, Eurostar moved from London Waterloo to its new home at St Pancras International. The new station is served by a high speed rail line which will reduce journey times to Paris by 20 minutes …more

Linde gets on board with British Airways


Global airline, British Airways, recently acquired 150 new Linde P 250’s, electric tow tractors to help improve its operational performance when it moves to Terminal 5. The 150 strong order comprises of 127 long wheelbase P 250s and a further 23 P 250s with a carrying platform for larger and more awkward baggage shapes. British Airways was looking for a materials handling supplier to match its specific requirements and David Bunting, sales director of Linde Material Handling South East, took the challenge on …more

Tobermore Concrete and Linde


Tobermore Concrete products has been the leading manufacturer of rectangular and interlocking paving blocks at its Northern Ireland base for over 20 years. Three years ago, Robert Logan, sales director of Handling and Storage Equipment Company Ltd, the Linde dealer in Northern Ireland, approached Tobermore to audit its materials handling fleet and see if Linde could make any improvements to its supply chain …more

Kerry McDonagh, CEO


At Linde Material Handling, we recognise that our customers have differing needs and so we offer bespoke solutions to meet their specific requirements. Our technically innovative market leading product range and wide range of business solutions offers our customers flexibility. We can help you manage your materials handling fleet across multiple sites with Linde fleet management or provide you with a short term solution to unexpected periods of peak demands with Linde lift truck hire. We deliver this through the most comprehensive and professional dealer network in the British Isles …more


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