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Automation in Manufacturing (AIM) Conference announced and call for speakers open

After a successful first year, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology will host the second annual Automation in Manufacturing (AIM) Conference. The conference will be held June 4, 2015, at the MGM Grand in Detroit, Mich. AMT has...

Congressional “CRomnibus” applauded for making Mississippi & Wisconsin interstates more productive

The Coalition for Transportation Productivity (CTP), a group of 200 shippers and allied associations dedicated to safely and responsibly increasing the federal vehicle weight limit on interstate highways, today applauded congressional efforts...

Industry-academic partnership to focus on energy storage

Renewable energy expert Deyang Qu has been named as the Johnson Controls Endowed Professor in Energy Storage Research, a collaborative appointment between the company, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) and the Wisconsin Energy Institute...

Zoneworks’ SCL curtain walls contain dust, help improve air quality

Zoneworks® SCL curtain walls by Rite-Hite make up a highly flexible and adaptable fabric wall system that makes it easy to contain dust, smoke, or fumes, while improving air quality by dividing the interior space of industrial facilities. Versatile...

Inmar, SpartanNash portray success of digital coupon program

Inmar , a company that operates intelligent commerce networks, announced that the SpartanNash load-to-card (L2C) coupon program has grown to more than two million digital offers clipped – with redemption rates averaging close to 15 percent....

Raymond marks 75th anniversary of product innovation in material handling

The Raymond Corporation is commemorating the 75th anniversary of two inventions that revolutionized the material handling industry: the hydraulic hand pallet truck and double-faced wooden pallet. These innovations were developed by George Raymond,...

AEM honors 34 companies with Pillar of the Industry awards

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announces the 2014 recipients of the annual Pillar of the Industry awards. Winners are member companies who have achieved Gold-level status in the Association’s I Make America pro-manufacturing...

Flaska JCB unveiled new model at open house

Flaska JCB hosted an open house on  Friday, November 21, 2014  at 2240 West Buckeye Road in Phoenix, Arizonia. The new JCB 3CX backhoe loader was unveiled, which features the industry’s only clean-burning diesel engine with...

Santana Equipment celebrates 15 years

From a humble start in a suburban Chicago townhouse, Santana Equipment Trading Company has grown to where it now stands - poised to expand its North American reach. The international wholesaler and retailer of used material handling equipment was launched...

Our listening skills are getting worse.

The red light on your desk phone is blinking. Eleven more e-mails just popped up. Meanwhile, the CFO is demanding an explanation of your budget request, and your biggest supplier missed a critical delivery deadline. And where is the Help Desk to fix...

Keep your knowledgeable friends closer

Can these times be more confusing? I think not. The economy is uncertain, the market is uncertain, interest rates are uncertain (but still acceptable), we may have an Ebloa issue, the dollar is at risk, oil prices are falling, Europe is tanking and...

Reality in your shop!

More often than not perception can become reality. If we look and feel successful we will be successful! Years ago while doing some work for a farm equipment dealer I walked into his shop and service department. It was literally a pig pen! Several months...

Setting a profitable pricing strategy

Have you noticed that price is not the major topic of discussion when it comes to customer expectations?  You see, the reality about price is that the customer expects the right price, which does not automatically mean the lowest price. ...

First steps to effective sales planning

Excerpted with permission of the publisher, from the book Take Your Sales Performance Up a Notch , Copyright 2003, by Dave Kahle Most salespeople love to be active - out in their territories, seeing people, solving problems, putting deals together....

Mitsubishi introduces new Jungheinrich® moving mast reach truck series

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA)  introduced the new Jungheinrich ® ETV 110/112 Series of moving mast reach trucks to its North American product line. The new series features Jungheinrich’s innovative 3-phase...

New “Gems Sensors & Controls Connect” free digital catalog mobile application

Gems Sensors & Controls (Gems) has introduced its “Gems Sensors & Controls Connect”, a free mobile application download for Android, iPhone and iPad devices. “Gems Sensors & Controls Connect” is a companion to the...

Keypad graphics look embossed without the cost

Custom manufactured keypad graphics that feature imagery which looks like embossing to provide the clear, visual indication of active keys are being introduced by Nameplates For Industry, Inc. of New Bedford, Massachusetts. NFi Keypad Graphic Overlays...

Brady releases eight how-to videos for the BBP®31 printer

Brady released a series of eight  how-to videos on the BBP®31 sign and label printer. The videos guide users through a step-by-step process to quickly and easily complete common printer tasks. “In an effort to make sure printer users...

SailRail Automated Systems to exhibit at ProMat 2015

SailRail Automated Systems Inc., Markham, ON is pleased to announce their participation in ProMat 2015, at McCormick Place, Chicago - March 23-26. Visit us in Booth 5441. We will be showcasing our extensive line of ergonomically designed and integrated...

Cognex revs up 2-D barcode reading

  Cognex Corporation announced its PowerGrid? technology, a texture-based location algorithm that takes a unique, inside-out approach to reading 2-D matrix and Direct Part Mark (DPM) codes. While conventional feature-based algorithms...

Anderson Power Products® offers new Mini PL SPEC Pak® Connector

Anderson Power Products® (APP®) Mini PL SPEC Pak® is a series of compact, environmentally sealed connectors.  Mini PL SPEC Pak connectors are touch safe on both sides and feature a latching shell. Power handling capabilities up...

Moxa raises the bar for rugged IP camera design

Moxa introduced the world's first Full HD 1080p (1920 x 1080) IP zoom camera that is engineered to withstand an unprecedented -40° to 167° F temperature range without a cooling fan. Offering long-term durability and reduced maintenance...

February 2015 Calendar of Events

Here is the calendar of events for the month of February 2015. February 2 - 6, 2015:  World of Concrete La Vegas Convention Center  | Las Vegas, NV February 10 - 12, 2015 : LogiMAT 2015 New Stuttigart Trade Fair  |...

March 2015 Calendar of Events

Here is the calendar of events for the month of March 2015. March 23 - 26, 2015 : LogiMat China Nanjing International Expo Center (NIEC  | Chicago, IL March 23 - 26, 2015: Promat McCormick Place | Chicago, IL March...

April 2015 Calendar of Events

Here is the calendar of events for the month of April 2015. April 19 -22, 2015: MHEDA Convention JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa  | San Antonio, TX April 21 - 24, 2015   KOREA MAT 2015 Convention...

May 2015 Calendar of Events

Here is the calendar of events for the month of May 2015. May 5 - 7, 2015 :  CeMAT Austrailia 2015 Sydney Olympic Park | Syndey, Austrailia May 10 - 13, 2015: MHI Spring Meeting Charlotte Marriott City Center | Charlotte,...

June 2015 Calendar of Events

Here is the calendar of events for the month of June 2015. June 30 - July 7, 2015:  CeMAT South America McCormick Convention Center  | Sao Paulo, Brazil

July 2015 Calendar of Events

Here is the calendar of events for the month of July 2015. June 30 - July 7, 2015:  CeMAT South America Convention Center  | Sao Paulo, Brazil

BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA to move to a three-year cycle after 2015

Africa's largest trade fair for the construction machinery and mining industry celebrated its premiere in 2013. The next BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA takes place at the Johannesburg Expo Centre (JEC) from September 15 to 18, 2015. Following next year's exhibition,...

September 2015 Calendar of Events

Here is the calendar of events for the month of September 2015. September  2 - 4, 2015:  Logistix 2015 Convention Center  | Bangkok, Thailand September  28 - 30, 2015:  PACK EXPO 2015 Las Vegas Convention...

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