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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. ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...