Nov12

Brian Davis (B & D Industrial) and Jos Sueters (Tsubaki of Canada) to lead PTDA in 2020

At its annual business meeting during the recent PTDA Industry Summit in Austin, Texas, the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) elected its 2020 Board of Directors and Manufacturer Council to lead the Association during its 60th anniversary year.  Brian Davis, executive vice president/COO, B & D Industrial (Norcross, Ga.), will become PTDA’s president in 2020. Davis has been active in PTDA since 2010 when he joined...

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Nov12

Fulham taps industry veteran to head OEM sales team

Fulham Co., Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, has appointed Edwin Reyes as Director of OEM Sales and Business Development. In his new role, Reyes will oversee all OEM sales activities for the Fulham organization. He brings over 14 years of experience to the role, gained through his time at Fulham, having started his career in the engineering department...

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Nov08

MHEFI elects two new Board Members

The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) has announced the election of two industry leaders to its Board of Directors. Ryan Bartlett, President and CEO of United Material Handling and Matthew Dysard, President of Tiffin Metal Products will begin serving their terms January 1, 2020. Bartlett is responsible for running all facets of the business at United Material Handling.  He has a proven executive track record, and he...

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Nov07

Johnson Controls appoints Brian Stief Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer; To step down in December 2020

Johnson Controls International plc, has named Brian Stief, vice chairman and chief financial officer effective immediately.  As vice chairman, Stief will serve as an adviser to George Oliver, chairman and CEO, and continue his duties as chief financial officer.  Stief plans to retire effective December 31, 2020 following the expiration of his previously announced retention arrangement. “Brian has been our CFO since 2014.  He has...

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Nov07

Menasha Corporation names Michael K. Waite to its Board of Directors

Menasha Corporation announces the appointment of Michael K. Waite to its board. Waite retired from Menasha Corporation on December 31, 2018 following a distinguished career with the company spanning 37 years, including 15 as president of Menasha Packaging Company, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Menasha Corporation. Waite led Menasha Packaging Company through a period of significant growth and success, transitioning it from a...

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Nov07

Shoppa’s Material Handling adds new Business Operations Associate

Shoppa’s Material Handling, one of the largest Toyota forklift distributors throughout Dallas/Fort Worth, North Texas and Kansas City, Missouri, got a little bigger today with the addition of a new Business Operations Associate. After spending the last five years working as a Team Leader/Supervisor with Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturing and Toyota Material Handling, Travis Bradley joins the team as a Business Operations...

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Nov04

Magline adds new CFO

Magline, Inc., manufacturer of Magliner® aluminum material handling equipment, announces the addition of John Baird as Chief Financial Officer. Baird is responsible for the organization’s Finance, Human Resources and Information Technologies business units. “John has a successful track record of delivering results in fast-paced business environments,” said Greg Ecker, President and COO of Magline, “He will be a great addition to our...

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