Guide on intralogistic system projects now available in French

The Intralogistic Systems Product Group has just published a French translation of its leaflet on how to achieve a successful intralogistic systems project. This ‘customer handbook’ aims to provide advice to intralogistic systems customers on how to ensure successful and fair cooperation with an equipment supplier or system integrator. It draws customers’ attention to key… Read more »

New ICSA guidance documents

The International Crane Stakeholders Assembly (ICSA) has just published 3 guidance documents: Leaving mobile cranes unattended Lifting of a load with several mobile cranes Lifting of persons with mobile cranes The 3 documents are available for free download on the Cranes & Lifting Equipment page

Safe use of fibre ropes in mobile cranes

The FEM Product Group Cranes and Lifting Equipment is working on a guideline “Safe Use of High Performance Synthetic Fibre Ropes on Mobile Cranes”. As increasing usage shows, modern fibre ropes, manufactured out of high performance synthetic fibres, are starting to be a promising alternative to the prevalent wire ropes. For wire ropes, substantial experience… Read more »

Revised FEM 9.001 “Guideline / Terminology – Dictionary Storage and Retrieval Machines”

The FEM document 9.001 is a dictionary: it provides a list of words and terms, which occur in  connection with high-bay warehousing. It provides the translation, first, from German into English and, then, from English into German. The FEM document 9.001 is available for 9,90 € (incl. VAT) at See the list of technical… Read more »