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MTConnect Institute announces first-ever MTConnect Student Challenge

College students with an interest in bringing together software and hardware solutions to improve manufacturing operations now have an opportunity to leverage their creativity and innovative know-how through the MTConnect Student Challenge, a competition...

May the (labor) force be with you

As the human workforce ages and shrinks, automated storage and retrieval systems can help to maximize warehouse associates’ productivity levels while reducing overall labor requirements. Between the end of World War II in 1946 and 1964, in the...

Material Handling Education Foundation 2015-16 Scholarship awards announced

The Board of Directors of the Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) recently announced its 2015-2016 Scholarship Winners.  A total of $127,150 in scholarships was issued. For 39 years, MHEFI has supported material handling and...

ThomasNet and ISM celebrate the Supply Chain Industry’s future leaders

From Katy Conrad Maynor, who helped develop a regional sourcing strategy for Shell Oil’s business-to-business products, to Matthew Bauer, who was instrumental in bringing reverse auctions to public agencies in Arizona, today’s youngest...

AWS strengthens commitment to Mexico and Central America
Partners with WELDMEX

The American Welding Society , AWS, will once again bring focus to the growing manufacturing economy of Mexico and Central America with its sponsorship of WELDMEX , May 5 - 7 in Monterrey, Mexico.  Under the leadership of AWS, WELDMEX...

IMTS balloon begins farewell tour

Show management for IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2016 has announced the cross country Farewell Tour festival schedule for the hallmark IMTS hot air balloon. The IMTS show itself is slated for Sept. 7-12 at Chicago’s...

Propane forklift operators eligible for federal fuel tax credit

Propane forklift operators have until Aug. 8, 2015, to make a one-time claim to receive a 50-cent per gallon alternative motor fuel tax credit for every gallon of propane used in 2014. The claim provision was part of the Tax Increase Prevention Act...

Henderson hired as business development manager at U.S. Gain

U.S. Gain, a division of  U.S. Venture , Inc., has hired Brandon Henderson as a business development manager to continue growing the  GAIN ®   Clean Fuel  compressed natural gas (CNG) network.    Henderson will be...

2015 top five trends in enterprise labeling

Today, there are a variety of factors impacting supply chain strategy and ultimately labeling processes. Therefore, it’s important to take a close look at what changes are driving today’s trends in labeling, which has become a mission-critical...

West Point Rack keeps the customer happy

There is a key component to West Point Rack's business philosophy - focus on Material handling dealers. Terry Sroka. CEO of Omaha, Neb.-based West Point Rack, believes that selling direct to the end user will only create problems. “If you want...

Are you a team player?

It’s pretty much a given that employers want their staff members to be “team players.” What hiring manager is going to say, “Team player? Nah, I’d really like to add some selfish backstabbers to my group”? In a...

Q&A: Voicemail call backs

Q.  We use the phone for keeping contact with many accounts.  I also use it for cold calling phone prospects.  Any hints on how to entice prospects to call back, since over 60 percent of calls are answered by voice mail? A. ...

Always hire the best employees possible

Successful equipment dealers discovered long ago that their employees are the dealership’s most important assets. Successful dealers know that results are only achieved through and with their personnel. There is an old adage that advises successful...

Safety roots protect work, home and life

A culture of safety at work prevents accidents, saves down time and money, and might even keep employees safer at home. Companies identify risks well, said Mark Micheles, vice president of sales in North America for Safety Today. “But getting...

UniCarriers offers exclusive Nomad® Forklift for indoor and outdoor use

UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA) offers the Platinum II Nomad ® series lift truck. The Nomad series features the flexibility to use the compact lift truck both indoors and outdoors. Built on a smaller frame, typical for warehouse or...

High-power, wide-beam LED canopy luminaires reduce lighting costs

LEDtronics ® Inc. announces its latest series of DLC, ETL-listed LED Canopy Lights with a choice of flat or prismatic drop lens for both indoor and outdoor applications. With energy savings of up to 75 percent, the wide-beam lamps come in two...

Grote LED headlights increase safety

In a safety and cost-cutting measure, the West Covina Unified School District in West Covina, California, announced Friday that they’ve switched to Grote LED headlights in their entire fleet of school buses. Grote’s LED Sealed Beam...

Janam introduces industry’s lightest industrial-grade mobile computer

Janam Technologies LLC , provider of rugged mobile computers that scan barcodes and communicate wirelessly, announced the launch of its XG3 rugged mobile computer. Designed to excel in the most challenging environments, the XG3 is Janam’s next-generation,...

Nameplates define product quality

Custom nameplates and faceplates for appliances, instruments, machinery, and equipment where high product quality is a critical brand identifier are available from Nameplates For Industry, Inc. of New Bedford, Massachusetts. NFi Nameplates are custom...

Portable bench scale creates shipping department anywhere

A portable, battery powered bench scale that is legal-for-trade and lets users create a shipping department anywhere in their facility with RS232 interconnectivity is available from Alliance Scale, Inc. of Canton, MA. The Alliance/CAS PB Series Portable...

May the (labor) force be with you

As the human workforce ages and shrinks, automated storage and retrieval systems can help to maximize warehouse associates’ productivity levels while reducing overall labor requirements. Between the end of World War II in 1946 and 1964, in the...

Columbus McKinnon expands universal trolley offering to include new motorized units

Helping customers reduce inventory costs while increasing inventory flexibility, Columbus McKinnon Corporation has expanded its CM Universal Trolley offering to include new motorized units in addition to its plain and geared models. What makes...

Magnetek to display control products at AISTech Conference and Exposition

Magnetek, Inc. , a provider of digital power and motion control systems, will be exhibiting at AISTech 2015 Iron & Steel Technology Conference and Exposition being held at the Cleveland Convention Center, May 4-7. The Company will display selected...

YRC Worldwide to present at Stifel Nicolaus and BB&T Conferences

YRC Worldwide Inc. announced that CEO James Welch and YRC Freight President Darren Hawkins will deliver a company presentation at 7:40 a.m. ET on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, at the Stifel Nicolaus Transportation & Logistics Conference in Key Biscayne,...

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,...

GS1 US to hold GDSN Major Release 3.X Implementation workshops

GS1 US will hold a series of implementation workshops to help organizations that synchronize product data via the Global Data Synchronization NetworkTM (GDSN®) prepare for the GDSN Major Release 3.X roll-out scheduled for May 2016. WHO:...

Associated to host Loyola’s 2nd Annual Supply Chain Leadership Conference

Associated has been selected for the second year in a row to host Loyola’s Supply Chain Leadership Conference on June 4, 2015.  This is the second year for this one-of-a-kind event that will bring together supply chain experts and professionals...

GS1 Connect 2015 keynote speakers announced for 15th annual conference

Three keynote speakers will headline the 15th annual GS1 Connect 2015 conference themed “Innovate. Collaborate. Transform.” The keynote lineup includes: Guy Kawasaki, chief evangelist of Canva, bestselling author and former chief evangelist...

Dave Kahle seminar for sales managers

Dave Kahle will be hosting a two-day seminar for sales managers in the Chicago area on June 11 and 12 The most under-trained person in the distribution world is the sales manager. According to Kahle, "Our experience tells us that probably fewer...

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

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