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Fuchs continues to drive momentum in North America

Material handler giant Fuchs is pleased to announce the appointment of Hoffman Equipment as the Authorized Fuchs Distributor for 11 counties in Southern New York, the entire state of New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania for the full line of Fuchs material handlers.

Fuchs to show latest MHL model handlers at ISRI 2018

Fuchs will exhibit at ISRI April 14-19, 2018 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, in booth A6. Two machines will be on display: the MHL340 F2 and MHL350 F2 material handlers. Commenting on the lineup Todd Goss, General Manger for Fuchs in North America, said the features and solutions on these machines enable customers in the four core segments of scrap, waste, forestry and port industry to operate efficiently and boost return on investment.

Fuchs MHL370 F material handler built for tough, high-capacity handling applications

The new Fuchs MHL370 F material handler expands the Fuchs product line and marks an entry in the 120,000-lb (55 mt) class of high capacity machines. Built for high production in large scrap operations and port applications throughout North America, the new MHL370 handler boasts heavy counterweight and a massive undercarriage with 17.9- x 20.6-ft (5,440- x 6,270-mm) outrigger stance to offer excellent stability and high lift capacities at extended reach. The new Fuchs handler delivers higher lift capacities than competitive units in this class and a 14.5% increase in lift capacity over the Fuchs MHL360 F handler at full 59.9-ft (18-m) boom extension.

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​FUCHS to unveil award-winning purpose-built cab and show MHL320F and upgraded MHL370F material handlers

Fuchs will exhibit at ISRI 2017 from 22 – 27 Apr, 2017 in New Orleans, La. in booth A21. Two machines will be on display: the upgraded MHL370 F material handler with an iF Award-Winning Fuchs cab and the model MHL320 F (shown here). Commenting on the line up Jon Van Ruitenbeek, Business Line Director for Fuchs in North America, said the features and solutions on these machines enable customers in the four core segments scrap, waste, forestry and port industry to operate efficiently and boost return on investment and will be the center of attention.

Scrap Handlers; past, present and future

Material handlers for scrap processing applications, AKA scrap handlers, over the last decade have become one of the key pieces of equipment for metals and other material recyclers around the world. Very often, these machines are found to be excellent replacements for excavators that have traditionally been used by scrap, auto and other recyclers. While excavators are designed primarily for their intended use in earth moving and construction applications, dedicated material handlers are specifically designed for – as the name implies – handling materials. Of course, in the recycling industry loading, unloading, sorting, cutting, stockpiling and moving materials is central to the process. 

New Fuchs MHL390 F material handler largest and most productive in Fuchs line

Purpose-built to deliver the long reach and high lift capacities required in port and high production scrap handling applications, the new heavy-duty Fuchs MHL390 F material handler unseats the MHL380 handler as the largest and most productive machine in the Fuchs product line. With standard operating weights ranging from 167,990 to 191,000 lb (76.2 to 87 t), this new market standard for high capacity handling offers up to a 72.2-ft (22-m) reach for large scrap yards, and up to a 80.4-ft (24.5-m) reach, with a banana boom configuration, to efficiently reach deep into a vessel’s hull in port applications.

Thoesen Tractor & Equipment latest North American distributor of Fuchs material handlers

Fuchs has expanded its North American distribution network with the appointment of Thoesen Tractor & Equipment Co., Inc. as an authorized distributor of Fuchs material handlers in northern Illinois, including the greater Chicago market area. Headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Lynwood, the service-focused Thoesen Tractor has sales and service team members blanketing this territory to offer unsurpassed sales, rental, parts and service support for the full Fuchs equipment line, purpose-built to increase operating efficiencies for the scrap, recycling, waste, portside and logging markets.

Terex implements expansion plan for Fuchs Material Handlers

Terex Corporation continues to implement a series of strategic moves and investments to better position its purpose-built Fuchs material handler business for global expansion and sales growth. Recently, the business was rebranded “Fuchs – A Terex Brand” in key markets for consistent global brand recognition. The Fuchs line also transitioned to the Terex Material Processing segment, which is a better strategic fit for the business within the broader Terex portfolio. Additionally, multiple new machine introductions were made at key international trade shows during the first two quarters of 2016, including the ISRI 2016 Convention in Las Vegas, Nev. and Bauma and IFAT 2016 held in Munich, Germany.