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February 2015
The industry that moves products where they need to go is moving itself – toward more automation. Read more about innovations in the coming year in the February cover story.

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Holland professional driver selected as America's Road Team Captain

Holland professional driver Russell Simpson has been selected to serve as a 2015-2016 America's Road Team Captain by the American Trucking Associations (ATA). Simpson is one of just 19 professional truck drivers who have been chosen nation-wide. Stated...

Nissan introduces its Titan diesel pickup truck With Cummins turbo diesel engine

A major new addition to the diesel pickup truck stable was introduced this morning as Nissan unveiled its new 2016 Nissan Titan powered by a Cummins 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel engine during the opening day of this year’s North American International...

HOLT CAT® president and COO announces retirement

HOLT CAT ®   the Caterpillar ® Equipment and Engine dealer for South, Central, North and North East Texas, announced that its president and chief operating officer, Allyn L. Archer, has decided to retire on December 31, 2014 after...

Boost operational efficiency with new Yale® enclosed end rider series

Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces a new line of warehouse trucks, the MPR080VG and MPR100VG enclosed end rider series, designed for busy warehouse cross-docking, shipping and receiving applications. To help customers boost operational...

TVH acquires C-Tech Industries, LLC

C-Tech Industries, LLC . (C-Tech) and TVH Parts Co. (TVH) has announced that the TVH Group has purchased C-Tech a high quality manufacturer of electronic joystick controllers and components for the industrial equipment industry. C-Tech will serve...

Dealers look for last minute equipment sales thanks to IRS Section 179

With less than 13 days for your customers to tax advantage of equipment credits material handling dealers are letting their customers know that Congress has finally made it official on Tuesday, December 16. The IRS Section 179 tax deduction limits...

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 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...

Safety and Efficiency trend 2015

The industry that moves products where they need to go is moving itself – toward more automation. Automation will be a major trend this year, industry experts said, and will help move products more safely and efficiently. Eric Esson, national...

Does hiring salespeople have to be an uphill battle?

I am often struck by the hopelessness of hiring managers who lament the lack of great salespeople, while filling their ranks with legions of under-performing and underwhelming sales personnel. On an intellectual level, these seemingly bright managers...

Time to move ahead

It is still a little crazy out there, but also the time to get past the craziness and produce a plan for 2015 and beyond. As I have mentioned in the past if you are not looking to update and change all your systems and procedures to become more efficient...

Standard-Knapp celebrates 120 years

It has been 120 years since the Fred H. Knapp Company got its start in what was then a new industry – manufactured canning for perishable goods. Although the military and some exploratory expeditions had used canned foods since the beginning of...

Eight ways to identify new suspects

Every sales organization, and every sales process, begins with identifying a group of suspects. Suspects are people and organizations you suspect may one day do business with you. They aren't yet prospects, because you don't know if they have a legitimate...

Let’s get proactive!

Truly professional sales people would never consider entering the market place without a thorough knowledge and understanding of their competition. Should it be anything less for the professional parts manager, service manager or aftermarket service...

Fairbanks Scales announces new high performance digital instruments for vehicle weighing

Fairbanks Scales, Inc ., the world’s leader in weighing technology, announces the FB6000 series of high performance, user-friendly digital instruments for vehicle weighing applications. Available in both Analog or equipped with Intalogix®...

Dematic expands maintenance management capability

Dematic , a supplier of systems for the factory, warehouse and distribution centers, announces the availability of the Dematic Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) Meters module, further enhancing the product’s preventive and...

Westfalia Technologies launches new warehouse system

Westfalia Technologies, Inc. announces the launch of its Savanna.NET® Warehouse Execution System (WES). A unique warehousing software solution, Savanna.NET®, combines a tightly integrated warehouse management system (WMS) and warehouse...

Fairbanks Scales announces NexWeigh stainless steel bench scales

Fairbanks Scales, Inc. announces the availability of NexWeigh Stainless Steel bench scales for the food processing industry. This scale was designed to protect our business partners in the Food & Beverage, Pharmaceutical and Chemical industries....

ProAdjust® automatically adjusts changeovers

­ ProAdjust® , an innovative add-on solution that automatically adjusts the change-over points of most machines, will be on display at Automate 2015, Booth # 1182.  ProAdjust makes changeovers fast, accurate and repeatable on virtually...

Empty heavy loads safely & easily

CECOR (Booth #4753) will be exhibiting at ProMat 2015 from March 23-26th in Chicago, IL to showcase its fleet of industrial dumping carts and dumping frame. All of CECOR's heavy-duty carts can be paired with CECOR's dumping frame (sold separately)...

Schneider Packaging introduces a new portable robotic palletizer and case sealer

Schneider Packaging Equipment Co., Inc., specializing in end-of-line solutions for case packing, sealing, and palletizing needs, will exhibit two of its most portable solutions, the Robox palletizer and the SR5000WAT case sealer, at Automate 2015,...

Raymond introduces new pallet truck series
Best-in-class durability, efficiency and performance

With the launch of its new 8000 Series pallet trucks, The Raymond Corporation delivers best-in-class durability and the most efficient, productive pallet trucks on the market today. The 8000 Series trucks are material handling workhorses that stand...

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  |...

Frank Caliendo to headline MHI 70th anniversary celebration at ProMat

MHI is celebrating our 70th Anniversary at ProMat with an event on Wednesday, March 25 . Don't miss this event featuring live music, food, drinks and entertainment by comedian and impressionist Frank Caliendo. From his many appearances on The...

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,...

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