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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

FEM Congress 2022 – registration now open

We are delighted to announce that the FEM Congress, organised and hosted by FEM member, AISEM, will take place on 21-23 September in Franciacorta, Italy. This congress, held every two years, is the most important international event of the European Materials Handling Federation and industry. It presents a special opportunity for producers in 14 European… Read more »

FEM Congress 2022 – registration now open

Industry Leaders – Interview with Pierre Marol

In 2021, FEM launched a series of interviews with materials handling industry leaders, starting with Jos De Vuyst (FEM President and CEO of STOW) and Gordon Riske (former President of the FEM Industrial Trucks Product Group and CEO of KION group) This year, we continue our serie with a portrait of Pierre Marol, President of… Read more »

Industry Leaders – Interview with Pierre Marol

Industry Leaders – Interview with Gordon Riske

To continue our series of interviews with leaders in the materials handling industry, we are pleased to introduce you to Gordon Riske, President of the FEM Industrial Trucks Product Group and CEO of KION group. In this interview, Gordon tells us about his journey from the Lawrence Institute of Technology in Southfield/Michigan to his position… Read more »