Larry Strayhorn has joined TGW-ERMANCO and will succeed Leon Kirschner as president. Strayhorn will also be a member of the board of directors. Leon Kirschner will continue with TGW-ERMANCO as Chief Executive Officer to facilitate the transition. Strayhorn is exceptionally well-qualified by a 31 year management and executive career in the material handling industry. He has held a variety of executive and management positions at Diamond Phoenix, Rapistan, Demag, Mannesmann Demag and Eaton-Kenway. Strayhorn is currently vice-chairman of MHIA (Material Handling Institute of America). For more information, visit www.tgw-ermanco.com.