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Solutions for material handling in the metal industry.

Ready to handle metal?

The metals processing industry has diverse and demanding requirements relating to the processing and transportation of metal in various forms, including pipes, slabs, coils, and liquid metals. While safety is the main focus for any operator in this industry, sustainability is fast becoming a strong driver for change.

In common with many other industries, operators in metals processing – particularly steel and aluminium producers – are gradually adopting digital solutions to help them increase safety and productivity. Some operators have begun the shift to using electrically powered equipment such as forklifts as part of their handling processes.

We can help you to reduce running costs and increase safety with a flexible, durable range of fit-for-purpose equipment including forklift trucks, terminal tractors and reachstackers – all of which can be specially adapted for challenging environments and demanding loads.

Heavymovement and Kalmar - the future is electric

Recently, Heavymovement extended its cooperation with Kalmar with the purchase of an innovative medium electric forklift. The new machine is helping this metals industry company to reduce costs, raise health and safety standards for operators, and to achieve important sustainable goals.

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Handling material with temperatures up to 2000° C requires specialized equipment and extreme precision.

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Egon Evertz KG, Germany

Kalmar custom-built the world’s biggest reachstacker for German company Egon Evertz KG’s specialist steel slab handling needs.

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Equipment upgrades – small changes that make a big difference

Kalmar customers have never had more options for boosting the efficiency of their machines in terms of safety, productivity, eco-efficiency and regulatory compliance.

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