Year: 2022

Thorworld installs largest single modular dock unit for supermarket chain

Working with trusted sales agent, DARMAX, Thorworld has installed its largest single bespoke modular dock to date, to support the efficient, environmentally friendly and safe loading and unloading activities of a major supermarket chain. As the success of a leading supermarket created further store openings, it required a sustainable solution to deal with packaging returns… Read more »

Thorworld installs largest single modular dock unit for supermarket chain

FEM Position Paper on EC proposed Data Act

On 8 July, FEM issued a position paper on the European Commission proposal for a Data Act, which builds on the FEM initial reaction, issued in May. The position has been circulated for outreach in the European Parliament. FEM supports the objectives of the proposed Data Act, and the Commission intention to foster the EU… Read more »

FEM Position Paper on EC proposed Data Act

FEM initial reaction on EC proposed Data Act

FEM has issued an initial reaction to the proposal for a Data Act that was presented by the European Commission last February. The text was sent to the European Commission as a response to the public request for feedback. FEM welcomes the European Commission’s proposal to foster the EU data economy. Most materials handling equipment… Read more »

FEM initial reaction on EC proposed Data Act

Big challenges and big opportunities for manufacturers in Europe

FEM Secretary General, Olivier Janin, spoke with Forklift Action about about new trends, challenges and opportunities for manufacturers of materials handling equipment, in a market that is seeing rapid growth. This growth is being driven by industrialisation, increased demand for automation and the surge of e-commerce, accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, although COVID-19 helped to… Read more »

Big challenges and big opportunities for manufacturers in Europe