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Roll-up fence portable barrier is first of its kind in the U.S.
Wednesday March 29, 2017
For use anywhere pedestrians need to be directed or segregated from hazardous work zones, R•U•F (Roll-Up-Fence) from Omega Industrial Products offers protection at dangerous worksites and pedestrian traffic zones. This simple solution saves ...
New wireless camera system now available at TVH
Wednesday March 29, 2017
TVH in the Americas (TVH), provider of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and industrial equipment industry has introduced a new wireless camera system that can dramatically improve the safety and productivity of your ...
Camso introduces five new forklift tire solutions 
Wednesday March 29, 2017
Camso , formerly Camoplast Solideal,  introduces five new forklift tire solutions. The new Solideal PON 775, a press-on tire designed for highly intense applications, will be launched later in 2017. This new tire provides reliability ...
Delta-Q Technologies introduces new lithium-specific battery charger 
Tuesday March 28, 2017
Delta-Q Technologies (Delta-Q), provider of battery charging solutions for electric drive vehicles and machines, announced the release of their first lithium-specific battery charger – the ICL1200. The new ICL1200 is a 1200-watt charger, ...
Eliminate time-consuming heat shrinking when terminating heating cables 
Tuesday March 28, 2017
EasyHeat , a trusted Emerson brand, is helping field engineers terminate self-regulating heating cables faster, cleaner and more cost-effectively with its new low-profile quick connections kits. Utilizing quick-setting silicone and slip on connectors, ...
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Raymond's Amber Pratt-Lum honored in 5th annual Step Ahead Awards
Tuesday April 25, 2017
The Manufacturing Institute has awarded Amber Pratt-Lum, project administrator supervisor of total process reliability (TPR) at The Raymond Corporation , with the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award. ...
Swift Industrial Power announces new Jacksonville territory manager
Monday April 24, 2017
Swift Industrial Power announced the promotion of Brent Behrens to territory manager for the north Florida area. According to Chris Jourdan, Swift Industrial Power General Manager, Behrens will be managing dealer relationships and working alongside ...
Camso Manufacturing plans expansion
Friday April 21, 2017
Camso Manufacturing USA plans to relocate to a new, 240,000-square-foot facility in Peosta as part of a $6.37 million expansion project that will add 40 jobs, according to company officials. The expansion is contingent on tax incentives and financial ...
Nercon expands sales team
Thursday April 20, 2017
Nercon , a manufacturer of custom and modular conveying systems, announces the hiring of sales managers for both the Northeast and Southeast U.S. regions.   Mike Sherwood will be based out of Lancaster, PA and cover the Northeast Region. His ...
KION North America Corporation honors top dealers
Thursday April 20, 2017
KION North America Corporation awarded their top dealers based on 2016 performance at an exclusive, private event held at Harry Caray's in Chicago on Apr. 5. The top honor, the President's Award, was awarded to Ameco Services S. De R. L. De C. ...
KION and Illinois Material Handling host product showcase and test drive experience
Thursday April 20, 2017
KION North America and Illinois Material Handling joined together to offer a unique driving experience held at Illinois Material Handling's Bolingbrook location on Apr. 6. The event marked the conclusion of KION NA's product launch at ProMat-the largest ...
Yale recognized for innovative power solutions with SDCE Green Supply Chain Award
Thursday April 20, 2017
This weekend, one billion people in 192 countries will celebrate the 47th annual Earth Day, raising awareness for environmental protection and promoting green practices. Yale Materials Handling Corporation takes a leading role helping operations achieve ...
Toyota plans facility expansion at Columbus Campus to improve logistics
Thursday April 20, 2017
Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturing plans to expand facilities at its North American corporate headquarters in Columbus, Indiana. Construction on the existing facility, which currently has over one million square feet under roof, will begin ...
Two DMW&H executives named MHI Outstanding Young Professional Finalists
Monday April 17, 2017
DMW&H , a full-service material handling solutions provider, announces that two team members were named as Outstanding Young Professional Finalists in the Material Handling Institute (MHI) Young Professional Network Awards. The Outstanding Young ...
Sunbelt Industrial Trucks announces the sale of its Houston operations
Tuesday April 11, 2017
Sunbelt Industrial Trucks of Dallas, TX announces the sale of its Houston operations to Miner Material Handling. The sale was closed on the 23rd of March. Miner acquired Dallas based CE-DFW Warehouse Solutions in April 2016. CE-DFW is an authorized ...
International shrink wrap supplier Dr. Shrink, Inc. celebrates 25 years in business
Tuesday April 11, 2017
Dedication to its customers, excellent customer service, and willingness to provide experienced advice on the proper way to shrink wrap are just a few of the reasons Dr. Shrink, Inc . has been in business so long. The company celebrates 25 years of ...
AMETEK Prestolite Power brings together key players of motive power leaders
Thursday April 6, 2017
As the material handling industry gathers in Chicago for the ProMat 2017 show, AMETEK Prestolite Power , supplier of industrial battery chargers and fleet management solutions, brought together 400 of the frontrunners in the lift truck and battery ...
Innovative Yale robotic lift truck wins Gold Product of the Year award 
Thursday April 6, 2017
Some of the best and brightest in manufacturing and engineering attended the Engineering Awards in Manufacturing ceremony on April 3. The Yale ® MPE080VG end rider Driven by Balyo emerged a winner, taking home the gold Plant Engineering Product ...
Swift Industrial Power introduces new brand identity
Tuesday April 4, 2017
Swift Industrial Power , a provider of high-quality products and services in the stationary and motive power industries, as well as the wireless services industry, has announced the development of a new logo and plans for an updated website. “As ...
A123 Systems to build new headquarters complex in Michigan
Monday April 3, 2017
A123 Systems LLC , a developer and manufacturer of advanced lithium-ion batteries and systems, today announced plans to build a new headquarters complex in Novi, Michigan, representing a $40 million investment in the company’s future. Located ...
KION North America receives annual safety award
Wednesday March 29, 2017
KION North America was recognized by The South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA) for outstanding workplace safety accomplishments during 2016. HSE Manager Max Vome received the award at the 2017 South Carolina Safety Summit on March 16 at The ...
Superior Tire & Rubber Corporation hires new director of engineering
Tuesday March 28, 2017
Henri LeMeur Jr., President & CEO of Superior Tire & Rubber Corporation of Warren, Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that Joseph Peterson, PhD has joined the Engineering & Technical Services Team as Director of Engineering.  Dr. ...