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Multi-Conveyor receives fourth ACUITY Safety Achievement Award
Monday May 22, 2017
Multi-Conveyor LLC was once again presented with the ACUITY Safety Award for businesses that exemplify the partnership with ACUITY that helps ensure a safe work place. This is the fourth award in five years - incredible. The plaque was presented ...
Colorado warehouse exec joins IWLA board of directors
Monday May 22, 2017
Members of the International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA), the resource for warehouse logistics, recently elected Doug Sampson, senior vice president and partner at Acme Distribution Centers, in Aurora, Colo., to a three-year term on the ...
TVH is a healthiest employer in Florida and Ohio
Monday May 22, 2017
TVH in the Americas (TVH), has been recognized by both the Cincinnati Business Courier and South Florida Business Journal as a Healthiest Employer. The award recognizes TVH for its commitment to the health and wellness of its 1000 employees. “We ...
Hyster to electrify big trucks
Testing is underway on high capacity lift trucks with electric motors
Monday May 22, 2017
The scale of electric powered vehicles is about to take a giant leap as Hyster Company announces that testing is underway on high capacity lift trucks with electric motors.  The company suggests that, in the near future, ports and heavy industry ...
Crown Equipment dealer opens new facility in Washington
Wednesday May 17, 2017
NorthWest Handling Systems, Inc., a longtime Crown Equipment Corporation lift truck dealer, recently opened a new facility near Yakima, Washington, to meet the growing needs of new and existing customers. The facility, NorthWest’s sixth in the ...
Universal Lighting Technologies a new regional sales manager
Monday May 15, 2017
Universal Lighting Technologies , a global provider of commercial lighting and a member of the Panasonic Group, has hired Richard Smith as regional sales manager for the Midwest region of the United States. Smith’s main focus will be to grow ...
TVH Canada is a National Service Dog sponsor
Thursday May 11, 2017
TVH in the Americas (TVH), is sponsoring two male puppies in training at the National Service Dogs (NSD) organization in Ontario, Canada. This TVHCares initiative takes care of each puppy’s veterinary, training and care expenses for the first ...
Caito Foods receives first place manufacturing innovation award
Wednesday May 10, 2017
Caito Foods received first place at the awards presentation held on April 5, during ProFood Tech in Chicago. PMMI is pleased to recognize outstanding food and beverage packaging and processing innovation projects via the first annual Manufacturing ...
Swift Industrial Power announces new team member
Monday May 8, 2017
Swift Industrial Power has announced the addition of Chad Bevis to the team in its Birmingham and north Alabama regions. Bevis has been hired as a customer service representative for the region, and will work closely with customers to make certain ...
CLARK appoints Miner Material Handling as authorized dealer
Friday May 5, 2017
CLARK Material Handling Company announced it has appointed Miner Material Handling as an authorized distributor of CLARK products in Phoenix, Arizona. Miner Material Handling is a division of Miner Company which has a rich history of providing industry ...
Magline honored as Gold Stevie Award Winner in 2017 American Business Awards
Friday May 5, 2017
Magline , manufacturer of innovative lightweight route distribution solutions, was named the winner of a Gold Stevie Award in the New Product & Service category in the 15th Annual American Business Awards. The American Business Awards are the ...
Yale honors outstanding performers with 2016 Dealer of Excellence award 
Thursday May 4, 2017
Though popular movie and music awards have come and gone, this awards season is not quite over. Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces the recipients of its 23rd annual Dealer of Excellence Award, recognizing top performing dealers that have ...
Raymond donates forklifts to support needs of American Red Cross
Wednesday May 3, 2017
The Raymond Corporation  and its authorized network of Sales & Service Centers are donating 11 lift trucks to support the needs of 10 American Red Cross warehouses across the United States. New and renewed designs of Raymond® Model 8210 ...
CLARK supports centennial year Habitat for Humanity home
Tuesday May 2, 2017
CLARK Material Handling Company , a global supplier of forklift trucks and parts announced that its fund-raising efforts to support a dedicated Habitat for Humanity house have exceeded target goals. The company which began fund raising for this initiative ...
Toyota recognizes Union Pacific for excellence
Tuesday May 2, 2017
Union Pacific earned the 2016 Toyota Logistics Excellence Award in Customer Service for the ninth consecutive year and, for the first time, the Kaizen Excellence Award recognizing excellence in continuous improvement. This is the first year Toyota ...