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November 2014
Drone usage hits the warehousing industry. Our cover story gives you insight to this up and coming technology.

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CLARK named Kentucky Manufacturer of the Year

CLARK Material Handling Company is the proud recipient of the 2014 Mid-Size Manufacturer of the Year award presented by the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers (KAM). The award was announced at the 14th annual Manufacturer & Employee of the...

LoneStar Forklift, Inc. takes Omega Lift to court

LoneStar Forklift, Inc. of Garland, Texas is suing Omega Lift Distributors, Inc . for fraud and misrepresentation and are scheduled to face a jury trial which begins on April 20, 2015 in US District Court in Dallas, Texas. Court records state that...

BEUMER systems reduce dust formation

BEUMER provides plants and systems for the transport, loading and filling of bulk material – with significantly less dust formation: Almost no lost product - Bulk material like building materials, coal, cereals, fodder or mineral compounds...

Magnetek receives order to modernize Hoover Dam crane controls

Magnetek, Inc. announced it received an order valued at over $1 million to modernize the controls on four 300-ton power plant cranes for the Hoover Dam. Magnetek is partnering with Precision Crane & Hoist Services of Nevada on the project.  Magnetek...

American Crane and Equipment celebrates Manufacturing Day!

American Crane & Equipment Corporation invited a group of 35 Exeter High School students to tour their facility in honor of Manufacturing Day , Friday, October 3rd. Exeter High School, located in Reading, PA, has implemented a Science, Technology,...

Konecranes hosts successful crane users conference

On September 16-18, 2014, Konecranes hosted the 2014 Crane Users Conference in Galveston, TX, a complimentary users meeting designed to help keep companies safe, productive and profitable. The 2014 Crane Users Conference from Konecranes was ideal...

Toyota agrees to purchase Tailift

Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tailift Company., LTD which manufactures forklifts in Taiwan and China. In a releases from Tailift it states that in view of the efficiencies to be gained from...

Morse Watchmans previewing new Voice Cues with full line of solutions at ASIS

Morse Watchmans is giving booth visitors a preview of their new voice cues at this year’s ASIS show. The new feature will be demonstrated along with the company’s portfolio of key control and asset management systems, offering organizations...

Tips for implementing lean manufacturing practices

You may be thinking about implementing lean manufacturing practices in your facility, or may have heard about lean manufacturing and want to know more. Whatever the case may be, these tips for implementing lean manufacturing practices can help to determine...

A revolution hits warehousing

“Flying off the shelves” might be a reality in the warehouses of the not-too-distant future. “I believe that drones have the potential to see significant adoption in warehousing and closed-system material handling (within the walls...

Keeping your employees engaged is an ongoing process

It is generally understood that the more employees are engaged in their positions or company, the more effective they will be at performing their responsibilities. But how can you tell whether a person is truly engaged in the job or just scraping by...

eBS Mechdata celebrates 50 years

  Founded in Colorado before the dawn of the information and technology age, eBS Mechdata Corporation got its start by providing clients with pieces of key business intelligence. The company would transform a dealer's raw data into a report...

It’s right in front of you!

Let’s make it as simple as possible. It is not brain-surgery, it is not rocket science! It is something that is available to you on almost every information system used by equipment dealers. It is an invaluable program everyone can use to market...

The impenetrable account

How do I sell to an account that is firmly in the hands of a competitor? In one form or another, I hear that question at almost every sales seminar I teach. It's a great question, reflecting one of the most perplexing and frustrating situations...

New explosion protected crane systems

Crane systems manufactured by the J D Neuhaus company can be supplied with Atex classifications EX II 2 GD IIA T4 / EX II 3 GD IIB T4, with increased spark protection also available for explosion level II C. Their products are currently used...

Smartpick 6000 supports order picking by zone

More SKUs, smaller orders, and shorter delivery times: these are the challenges wholesalers, e-commerce companies, logistics services providers and spare parts distributors are facing. To meet these challenges, Kardex Remstar has introduced Smartpick...

Akro-Mils introduces black polyethylene dollies

Akro-Mils announces the expansion of its line of polyethylene dollies with the addition of a new black color. Akro-Mils’ 30" x 18" polyethylene dollies are now available in three colors — black, red and blue. Featuring a steel-reinforced,...

Appleton expands the Mercmaster LED Luminaire Series

To bring the energy-saving benefits of LED lighting to an expanded base of industrial users, Appleton has broadened its  Mercmaster ® LED (Light Emitting Diode) enclosed and gasketed explosion-proof luminaire series to include powerful...

New forklift laser alignment system (Wireless RF Control)

The forklift laser alignment system projects a horizontal laser line that is parallel to and in the same plane as the forks to visually assist the forklift operator align the forks with the pallet in hard to see scenarios.  LIT-Forklift carries...

Fairbanks Scales announces updates to Advanced Scale Instruments

Fairbanks Scales, Inc. announces updates to their FB2550 Advanced Scale Instrument software that allow greater flexibility in weighing options for FB2550 users. These updates allow for easy use of the FB2550 with both full-length and short platform...

Quantum now the largest stainless wire shelving supplier in the country

Quantum Storage Systems has increased its’ stainless steel shelving offering and has now become one of the largest stainless steel wire shelving provider in the country. The Quantum Stainless steel product line now includes 46 sizes of stainless...

ASSA ABLOY cold storage door approved to resist hurricane strength wind pressure

ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems is pleased to announce that the TKO VertiCool® Door with Wind Load Package has received the Notice of Approval from Miami-Dade County for High Velocity Hurricane Zones. The TKO VertiCool door from ASSA ABLOY Entrance...

Standard-Knapp to feature 298 Tritium Trayshrink Packer at Pack Expo 2014

Standard-Knapp , a worldwide leader in the manufacture of innovative packaging machinery, will feature its flexible, reliable 298 Tritium™ Trayshink Packer at Pack Expo 2014, November 2-5 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Standard-Knapp’s...

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,...

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