On August 9, 2018 at the SCMH Whittier branch, some 40 customers convened for the Driving Innovation roadshow kick off. Companies from the manufacturing, energy, food, entertainment, school district, local government, and logistics were present to witness the Jungheinrich EFG 2 series demonstrate efficiency and productivity first-hand.
A presentation on how the Jungheinrich three-wheel electric benefits businesses was hosted by Zane Padgett, regional sales manager at Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America and was followed by a hands-on, around the iron demonstration.
An overview on AC technology was conducted b Oliver Stanbury of Stanbury Electrical Engineering.
The event segued into the highly anticipated forklift challenge where five expert operators from California Custom Fruits, J. Paul Getty Trust, All-Ways Pacific, and Shell Oil Products went neck-and-neck in the obstacle course challenge where they were tasked to navigate the Jungheinrich EFG electric three-wheel forklift safely and productively through a course. Adam Vasquez of Shell Oil Products placed first and was hailed forklift challenge champion 2018.
Photo credits: Will Sharp | Antonio Serrano