Breakbulk Americas, the largest trade event for the project cargo and breakbulk industry in the region, will be returning to in person on September 28th-30th, 2021 at the George R. Brown Center in Houston. Shippers from more than 1,600 companies across 75 countries will come together in Texas to connect with oil and gas companies as well as global engineering, procurement and construction firms.
Tier 4 Final D8 Engine for Material Handling Applications
From warehouses to ports, the forklift engines and engines of terminal tractors, loaders and reach stackers are of vital importance. In order to maximize uptime and overall efficiency, engines must perform reliably day in, day out. Choosing the durable, powerful, tried and tested Volvo Penta engines for your material handling operation supplies, just that – and with world-class fuel efficiency and global service and support to match. The D8 engine is a powerful, reliable and fuel-efficient off-road diesel engine with low cost of ownership and simple installation.
Not only does Volvo Penta supply robust and reliable engines that are characterized by premium product quality, our company supports projects all the way throughout the lifetime of the machines. From design to installation, and offering superior service support, Volvo Penta is with our customers all the way. They are backed by our extensive dealer network that is equipped with high-quality industrial parts, diagnostic systems, certified technicians and more.
If You’re at Breakbulk
Attending Breakbulk? Be sure to visit the Volvo Penta booth N31 to speak with our team and find out how Volvo Penta engines can assist your company with improving material handling operations.
Want to see a Volvo Penta material handling engine in action? Check out this Mighty Jobs episode, featuring ‘Super Gloria’, one of the world’s largest reach stackers.
What to do in Houston
Space Center Houston
Explore space artifacts, interactive exhibits, and the human spaceflight program at Space Center Houston's over 250,000 square foot complex. Located adjacent to Space Center Houston is the Houston NASA space center, one of the country’s major space centers for personnel training, research and more.
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
Located in Houston’s Museum District, the Houston Museum of Natural Science offers a variety of exhibits, ranging from paleontology to gems to interactive exhibits in the chemistry hall. With such a wide range of subjects, there’s sure to be something for everyone.
Get the true local experience by visiting Hermann Park. Hermann Park is located at the center of several different neighborhoods and attractions and boasts amenities to fit all ages, including trails, picnic areas, lakes, pedal boats, gardens and a golf course. The park is also home to the Houston Zoo.