Toyota Material Handling Australia

The new improved energy efficient Toyota 8FBN series forklift meets customer demands for longer operating times between charges, improved safety and environmental performance, reduced operator fatigue, and increased durability and water resistance.


There are five new models, ranging from 1.5 to 3 tonne rated capacity at 500mm load centres, with a choice of masts, hydraulic controls and attachments, as well as numerous optional accessories, a cold storage pack for operating at minus 45 degrees Celsius and a corrosion-protection pack.


Internal Combustion Pneumatic Tyres Forklifts – 4.0 – 5.5 Tonnes

Capacity :4.0 – 5.5 Tonnes

Fuel Type :LPG, Diesel, Dual Fuel

Performance :

  • Powerful diesel and LPG engines are proven to industrial standard and comply with latest emission control regulations.
  • Advanced LPG engine with 3-way catalytic converter delivers precisely controlled performance, great fuel economy and very low emissions.

Productivity :

  • Stylish, purposeful design reflects this machine

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Oricom UHF088, the Worker’s Workmate


Meeting the new 80 channel standard, this 5.0 Watt DIN mounted radio was designed to be quick and simple to use, yet contain a truck-load of functionality.

Front fire speakers and a large easy-to-see backlit display means the UHF088 delivers clarity and control at a glance. Set against these the rotary channel, squelch and volume controls; along with a fast-grasp microphone, provide quick and easy operation.

Behind this compact unit sits the technology to deliver 80 narrowband channels, 38 CTCSS / 104 DCS codes, duplex range extender, dual watch, memory/priority scanning and all the features needed in a reliable 2-way, except the exorbitant price.

“We developed our UHF088 to be the reliable mate for those that make their living on the road or farm”, explains Oricom Managing Director Kevin McDonnell.

“As an Australian owned business we have always prided ourselves on our ability to deliver solid UHF radios of superior quality, priced for everyday use.”

The UHF088 is available nationally through leading auto retailers and retails at around $259.00

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It’s not just a shelf – it’s Super 123

That's because since Super 123 is actually a shelf and not a rack means its safer, more versatile, much quicker to install and a lot cheaper than what many people are currently using.


Furthermore, being Italian, you can be sure its sleek, modern and stylish- a claim no other shelving company can honestly make.

Being completely boltless and with a modular construction helps cater for any inventory item under the sun, including small parts storage, shoes, car parts, buttons and haberdashery, electrical and hardware items, computer components, pharmaceuticals or bolts and nuts.

The Super 123 shelving range includes modular containers, drawer sets as well as sliding dividers and many other features, with standard components ranging in depth and width to cater for any stock item under the sun.

The load capacities of Super 123 vary from 145 kg per shelf level to 630 kg per shelf level and the frame capacities range from between 1500 kg per frame to 3600 kg per frame.

And being European-designed means that all Super 123 shelving is certified by the most stringent world standards  there is such as TUV, ISO and FEM for design integrity, strength and a wide variety of applications, including food-grade ones.

Super 123 comes in a huge range of shelving surfaces including a steel shelf as well as a plastic food graded shelf and a special clip to cater for a wood surface if needed.

Super 123 can also reach dizzying heights with its ability to be used in the construction of multitier structures for your day-to-day narrow aisle high rise storage- this is an important point as safety in the materials handling industry is paramount and as such, Super 123 will not only look great and be easy to set up, but it's safety is second to none, meaning with Super 123, you really can sleep easy.

Why buy expensive, ungainly and potentially unsafe racking when you can have the modular, stylish and super safe Super 123 shelving technology from Metalsistem?

Metalsistem Australia

9B International Square

Tullamarine  VIC 3043

PH  +61 3 9310 5939

F     +61 3 9310 5938

M   +61 408 369 741

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2012 National Challenge – Start Date: 16th APRIL, 2012


Commencing on 16th April 2012, your company is challenged to join the second National Challenge of The Fresh Connection where simultaneously participants from around Australia will have the task to work as a team to save the fictional company, The Fresh Connection, from financial ruin. The challenge: to collaborate with fellow team members, craft a strategy, integrate decisions, implement change, make effective strategic and tactical decisions, and to completely transform The Fresh Connection company so as to make it as profitable as possible.



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National Challenge 2012 early bird team entry – AUD $1,490 per team ($1,639 inc GST)

(Early Bird entries close 31st January, 2012)

Click to download the challenge flyer and registration form

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Find smart solutions to storage problems on new Colby website

Visitors to will find extensive product data and information to help the user determine which type of storage system is the best fit for their needs.

Colby Storage Solutions combines the flexibility of a national network of independent distributors with the resources of global materials handling specialist Dematic.

Over the past 40 years, Colby Storage Solutions has built a strong reputation for reliable delivery, installation and back-up, supporting businesses of all types and across an extensive range of applications.

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The Sky’s the Limit With Metalsistem Shelving


Metalsistem’s multi-tiered structures are designed to increase the utilisation of the full warehouse height, as well as minimise the floor space required. The multi-tier structure is a fantastic floor saver that creates a dynamic picking module, which can be incorporated into your day-to-day stock picking.

Metalsistem’s multi-tiered structures are available with walkways, complete with steel flooring, available in a variety of finishes such as perforated floor, ribbed floor, anti slip floor, etc.

The multi-tiered structures can be designed to include guide rails, loading gates and  staircases, all incorporated into the structure and not as a free-standing afterthought. The flexibility and the modularity of the structure also allows for the incorporation of lifts and conveyor systems into the structure with minimal interruption.

There is a vast range of accessories available in the Super 123 and UNIRACK systems that can be incorporated into the multi-tiered structures as well, and can be used for small part storage, stock separation, or simple book stoppers.

The two- or three-tier structures are available in a great variety of configurations, from simple to complex, and have been designed to combine light weight with high strength in the best Metalsistem tradition, with no bolts, nuts or welding required.

For more information, please contact Ms. Oshi Kirk Director Metalsistem Australia9B International Square Tullamarine VIC 3043   

Ph +61 3 9310 5939   F+61 3 9310 59 M  +61 408 369 741       

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