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Monday October 16, 2017
Toyota Forklifts join to support its own in wake of hurricane
Monday October 16, 2017
Toyota Forklifts announced a $50,000 donation to Hurricane Harvey relief in Gulf Coast communities. The donations will be a team effort from Toyota with Toyota Industries Corporation, Toyota Material Handling U.S.A., Toyota Industrial Equipment and ...
Associated recognized as one of Chicago’s largest privately held companies
Monday October 16, 2017
Associated has been recognized as one of Crain’s Chicago Business’ Largest Privately Held on their 2017 list.  Tim Combs, President/CEO of Associated said, “We strive to satisfy the needs of our customers and look forward to ...
Universal Lighting Technologies welcomes new agency partner in Ohio
Monday October 16, 2017
Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. , leader in lighting and a member of the Panasonic Group, announced a partnership with Riffle & Associates, Inc. With offices in Cleveland and Cincinnati, Riffle & Associates will represent Universal ...
Cambridge Security Seals secures another patent for innovative manufacturing technique
Monday October 16, 2017
Cambridge Security Seals (“CSS”), an American manufacturer of tamper-evident and loss prevention security seals, was awarded a patent (U.S. Patent No. 9,770,839) by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its innovative in-line ...
Motion Industries names new vp/general manager - Dallas division
Monday October 16, 2017
Motion Industries, Inc. ,  distributor of maintenance, repair and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, has named Stacy Lenard vice president/general manager of the Company’s Dallas division ...
Raymond Handling celebrates 30 years with annual Pink Pallet Jack Project
Monday October 16, 2017
Raymond Handling Concepts Corporation (RHCC), a materials handling equipment supplier in Northern California and the Northwest, will be holding its fourth annual “Pink Pallet Jack Project” online auction in support of Breast Cancer Awareness ...
Wednesday October 11, 2017
Crown Equipment facility earns recognition from Ohio EPA
Wednesday October 11, 2017
Crown Equipment Corporation added another gold-level Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Award from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to its growing list of sustainability achievements. Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler made the ...
Tuesday October 10, 2017
OnSSI promotes David Barber to national account manager
Tuesday October 10, 2017
OnSSI  announces the promotion of David Barber to the position of National Account Manager, effective September 1, 2017. David has been with OnSSI since 2013 as Mid Atlantic/Upper Midwest Regional Manager, where he has successfully grown OnSSI’s ...
WIX® Filters announces top four finalists for 2017 School of the Year competition
Tuesday October 10, 2017
In conjunction with O’Reilly Auto Parts and Tomorrow’s Technician magazine,  WIX Filters®,  a global manufacturer of filtration products, is thrilled to announce the top four finalists for the 2017 School of the Year ...
Monday October 9, 2017
Raymond celebrates Manufacturing Day with more than 250 students
Monday October 9, 2017
To celebrate  National Manufacturing Day ,  The Raymond Corporation  hosted more than 250 students at its headquarters in Greene, New York, on October 5, 2017. Students in grades 10 to 12, from 20 school districts in the Southern Tier ...
CHEP honored with the IGD John Sainsbury learning and development award
Monday October 9, 2017
CHEP , the supply chain solutions company for many of the world’s largest supply chains, was among the winners in the prestigious IGD Awards 2017 program. The winners were announced at the annual awards ceremony and gala in London on Tuesday, ...
Friday October 6, 2017
PMMI raises $325,000 to aid hurricane afflicted areas
Friday October 6, 2017
The North American packaging and processing industry joined together to help bring relief to the victims of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Hurricane Irma in Florida and Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Under the leadership of ...
Passing the baton at STILL
Friday October 6, 2017
Personnel change on the management board at Hamburg-based forklift truck and warehouse technology specialist STILL GmbH: After 34 years of service in various companies within the KION Group , CFO Karl-Heinz Birkner will be retiring with effect from  ...
Durante Rentals opens new location in Brooklyn, NY
Friday October 6, 2017
Durante Rentals continues its rapid expansion with their latest store opening in Brooklyn, New York. The fully renovated and strategically located store, at  1773 Bushwick Avenue  in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn, is a full-service equipment ...
Wednesday October 4, 2017
The NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence elects three new directors
Wednesday October 4, 2017
The NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence, the research arm of the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW), has announced the election of three new members to its Board of Directors: Michael G. DeCata, President and CEO of Lawson Products, ...
International partners visited AKL-tec Pallet Dimensioning Days
provided a platform for exchange of expertise
Wednesday October 4, 2017
  The AKL-tec GmbH hosted once again the Pallet Dimensioning Days. International partners took part in this year’s event at the beginning of September, which was held – fitting the event - in a technology museum. “The event ...
Monday October 2, 2017
Women In Trucking Association announces October 2017 Member of the Month
Monday October 2, 2017
Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announces Johnelle DeBusk Hunt as its October Member of the Month. Johnelle loved driving her friends around the neighborhood in one of her dad’s big trucks used for hauling poultry feed. She had no idea ...
Toyota announces promotions within national management teams
Monday October 2, 2017
Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A. (TMHU) announced the promotions of Tom Lego and Scott Redelman to their national management teams this summer. Tom Lego has been promoted to national manager of training and the customer center, where he will ...
Friday September 29, 2017
Beumer Group announces $5,000 donation to Hurricane Harvey relief fund
Friday September 29, 2017
BEUMER Group , supplier of equipment for the transportation of bulk and piece goods and innovative palletizing technology, today announced a $5,000 donation to the Greater Houston Community Foundation for Hurricane Harvey Relief. An exhibitor and ...
Crown Equipment extends collaboration with New Castle Career Center
Friday September 29, 2017
As the new school year ramps up, Crown Equipment Corporation  is reaffirming its collaboration with the New Castle Career Center in New Castle, Indiana, to train and prepare future manufacturing workers with necessary high-tech skills. Crown’s ...
Wabash National Corporation announces new group presidents
Friday September 29, 2017
Wabash National Corporation , a diversified industrial manufacturer and producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems, announced the appointments of new group presidents, effective October 1, 2017. Dustin Smith has been ...
Wednesday September 27, 2017
Brambles named Industry Category Leader in 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
Wednesday September 27, 2017
Brambles, a supply-chain logistics company operating in more than 60 countries primarily through the CHEP and IFCO brands, has been ranked the top performing company by the  Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)  in the global Commercial Services ...
Tuesday September 26, 2017
PACK EXPO scholarships awards $30,000 to support future workforce 
Tuesday September 26, 2017
PACK EXPO 2017 Scholarships totaling $30,000 were awarded at the annual PACK gives BACK™ benefit concert, sponsored by Rockwell Automation, at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2017 and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO  according ...
Dematic brings fleet management to enterprise asset management
Tuesday September 26, 2017
Dematic, a global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain, announces the addition of fleet management capabilities to Dematic Sprocket , its enterprise asset management solution and part of the ...
Monday September 25, 2017
TVH is Platinum Level Certified
Monday September 25, 2017
TVH in the Americas (TVH) , has recently been platinum level certified by the Healthy KC organization for their efforts in promoting a healthy workplace environment! The Healthy KC is a non-profit organization that, “…advocates for real ...
Kaman Industrial Technologies named a Berry Plastics Corporation Supplier of the Year
Monday September 25, 2017
Kaman Industrial Technologies announced that it was named “Supplier of the Year” in the MRO category by Berry Plastics for 2016.  The selection criteria for the award included quality, delivery, pricing/economics, technology/technical ...
PMMI announces commission to select 2018 Hall of Fame inductees
Monday September 25, 2017
Since its inception in 1971, The Packaging Hall of Fame has served as the top honor a packaging professional can receive in his or her career. Recently renamed the Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame, honored industry professionals will be inducted ...
Thursday September 21, 2017
CLARK receives MHEDA 2018 Most Valuable Supplier Award
Thursday September 21, 2017
CLARK Material Handling is pleased to announce it has been awarded 2018 Most Valuable Supplier by the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA). This Award recognizes companies who have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to their ...
Toyota named #1 forklift brand for 15th straight year
Thursday September 21, 2017
For 15 consecutive years, Toyota Forklifts has earned the title of the world’s top forklift supplier. Peerless Media Network recently released its  Annual Top 20 Lift Truck Suppliers  list, which ranks forklift brands based on worldwide ...
Wednesday September 20, 2017
PMMI Members’ and PACK EXPO exhibitors’ donations support needs of hurricane victims
Wednesday September 20, 2017
Bosch contribution pushes hurricane relief funds raised through  www.pmmi.org/we-care  to nearly $90,000. PMMI will match funds up to $100,000. As the packaging and processing industry continues support for PMMI’s campaign for hurricane ...
Monday September 18, 2017
Scott Carey recognized for rail industry risk management practices
Monday September 18, 2017
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) honored the late Scott Carey of BatesCarey LLP with the 2017 David W. Fries Award for exemplary risk management efforts and practices in the railroad industry. The award was presented to his wife, Patricia, ...
Thursday September 14, 2017
Crown Equipment increases presence in Asia
Thursday September 14, 2017
Crown Equipment Corporation  announced further expansion in the Asian market with a new company-owned branch location in South Korea. The new branch is the third major expansion in Asia for Crown in the last 12 months, following recently completed ...
Wednesday September 13, 2017
Maersk joins BoxTech container database 
Wednesday September 13, 2017
Global container shipping company Maersk Line has uploaded the technical details of its entire container fleet to BoxTech, the fast-growing database provided by the Bureau International des Containers (BIC).  Following the upload, the BoxTech database ...
Toyota Forklifts celebrates 50th anniversary in the United States
Wednesday September 13, 2017
Toyota Material Handling U.S.A. (TMHU), commemorated the 50th anniversary of the first Toyota forklift sold in the U.S. with a special event for dealers, associates, dignitaries and media at its U.S. forklift headquarters in Columbus, Indiana. ...
Tuesday September 12, 2017
IBTTA announces new 2018 second vice president
Tuesday September 12, 2017
With nearly 700 global transportation leaders from 22 countries meeting for the  International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association's (IBTTA) 85th Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Atlanta, Georgia this week, IBTTA announced Samuel ...
Hess Auctioneers, LLC celebrates 10th anniversary
Tuesday September 12, 2017
Hess Auctioneers, LLC announces its tenth year as a leading truck, trailer and equipment auction company.  Hess Auctioneers, LLC has seen steady growth since is 2007 inception.  The company will commemorate the occasion with an anniversary ...
JW Winco introduces new logo and enhanced website
Tuesday September 12, 2017
JW Winco, Inc. , a Ganter Company, has launched an evolved company logo and website to reflect its commitment to continued growth and leadership in the standard parts industry. For over 35 years, Ganter, a manufacturer of standard parts since 1894, ...
Friday September 8, 2017
STIHL INC. and Goodwill Industries receive Reusable Packaging Award
Friday September 8, 2017
The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) is pleased to announce that STIHL Inc. and Goodwill Industries International are the winners of the 2017 Excellence in Reusable Packaging award. Two award categories were established in 2017: one ...
Volvo CE appoints Alta Equipment Company® as new Illinois dealer
Friday September 8, 2017
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) recently appointed Alta Equipment Company as its authorized dealer in central and northern Illinois. Alta Equipment Company will start providing parts and services on Volvo CE equipment immediately. The company ...
Wednesday September 6, 2017
Adrian’s Safety Solutions announces Awards of Excellence for Safety
Wednesday September 6, 2017
Adrian’s Safety Solutions is presenting four awards to outstanding companies with excellence in safety practice and culture. Steve Dew, president of Adrian’s Safety Solutions, announced this year’s award recipients: Warehouse ...
FlexQube and Multitube launch partnership in Netherlands and Belgium
Wednesday September 6, 2017
The two companies will focus on growing the FlexQube market share in the Netherlands and Belgium.  Anders Fogelberg, CEO of FlexQube, comments: “ Multitube has shown great ability to penetrate this market with tube- and joint based ...
Tuesday September 5, 2017
WIT announces its September Member of the Month
Tuesday September 5, 2017
Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announces Deb Bosworth as its September Member of the Month. Deb is a professional driver for Walmart Transportation. Deb was recently named Trucker Buddy of the Year by Trucker Buddy International (TBI). She ...
Wednesday August 30, 2017
Pettibone announces Highlift Equipment as new Ohio dealer
Wednesday August 30, 2017
Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC announces the addition of Highlift Equipment to its dealer network. Highlift will carry Pettibone telehandlers for the state of Ohio at its three affiliated locations in Cincinnati, Canton and Sunbury (Columbus). “We’re ...
Rockford Systems and The Master Lock Company form strategic partnership
Wednesday August 30, 2017
The Master Lock Company announced a new joint initiative designed to accelerate the adoption of safety technologies throughout the North American manufacturing sector. The two companies are teaming up to reduce workplace accidents, improve job efficiencies, ...
Ametek Prestolite Power promotes Jeff Harrison to business manager
Wednesday August 30, 2017
Jeff Harrison has been promoted to business manager of AMETEK Prestolite Power , a manufacturer of motive-powered battery chargers and other battery accessories used for industrial lift trucks and utility vehicles. In his new role, Jeff Harrison is ...
Tuesday August 29, 2017
Toyota announces promotions within national management teams
Tuesday August 29, 2017
Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A. (TMHU) announced the promotions of Tom Lego and Scott Redelman to their national management teams this summer. Tom Lego has been promoted to national manager of training and the customer center, where he will ...
Crown Equipment recognizes dealers in Latin America and Caribbean
Tuesday August 29, 2017
Crown Equipment Corporation recently honored its top-performing dealers in Latin America and the Caribbean. Momatt S.A. de C.V. (Mexico), an independent Crown dealer that has enjoyed a strong relationship with Crown for more than 45 years, received ...
Friday August 25, 2017
WPRP announces new director of inside sales
Friday August 25, 2017
Linda Anlauf has been promoted to director of inside sales at   WPRP Wholesale Pallet Rack Products , a nationwide wholesale distributor of pallet rack, wire deck and accessories.  Linda’s experience over the past 14 years working for ...
Thursday August 24, 2017
Handling Specialty provides stage for eclipse performance
Thursday August 24, 2017
Bonnie Tyler performed her iconic song  Total Eclipse of the Heart  on the stage Handling Specialty built for Royal Caribbean cruises Oasis of the Seas during the solar elipse. The very moment the sun was overtaken by the moon, Tyler's ...
Tuesday August 22, 2017
TVH hosts summer event for Boys & Girls Club
Tuesday August 22, 2017
TVH in the Americas (TVH) hosted a Summer Splash Event at the Lake County Boys & Girls Club with the TVHCares program in early August.  The day included a variety of fun activities including games of Twister, capture the flag, sponge ...


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