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Impact continues investment with Macbrown acquisition

Leading material handling specialist Impact Handling has strengthened its presence across Leeds, Wakefield and West Yorkshire with the acquisition of respected local fork lift specialist Macbrown Fork Truck Services Ltd just prior to the sad passing of David Macmillan, founder, owner and MD of the…

Impact Handling acquires Bendigo Mitchell to consolidate midlands...

Impact Handling continues to strengthen its UK operation with the acquisition of Midlands-based Fork Lift Specialist Bendigo Mitchell. The acquisition brings the total number of wholly owned Impact branches across the UK to twelve, further supported by its seven dedicated dealer sites and a workforce…

Impact appointed nationwide distributor for Konecranes

Impact Handling has been appointed as a nationwide distributor for the Konecranes range of heavy-duty lift trucks, extending its materials handling portfolio from the smallest pallet trucks to specialist port-based machines with lifting capacities of up to 80 tonnes. The agreement follows three years after…

Short term hire boom a good barometer of...

Impact Handling has announced orders for £1.5 million worth of new warehouse machines and counterbalance trucks for its short term hire fleet, matching a similar investment made in 2013. It will see more than 100 brand new machines from Cat® Lift Trucks bolstering the fleet,…