Aug16

Women In Trucking Association president and CEO Ellen Voie named Cinderella to CEO of the Year

Women In Trucking Association (WIT) president and CEO Ellen Voie was named the 2019 Cinderella to CEO of the Year, along with winning her award category, “Climbing the Beanstalk” for cultivating an innovative improvement to the workplace to create inroads for women to achieve career goals and enhanced work-life balance opportunities for all genders. The Cinderella to CEO Awards recognize women who have overcome obstacles to change...

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Aug12

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America deepens Customer Service support with two Staff Promotions

The Corrugating Machinery Division of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America just announced two new staff promotions that will deepen and build upon its industry-leading customer service support. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America (MHIA) is a supplier of Corrugating and Box Making machinery. has been promoted to Vice President, Service, overseeing the company’s Customer Service Department, Parts Sales Department and Rebuild Department...

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Aug12

The Crosby Group announces new Chief Executive Officer

The Crosby Group (“Crosby” or the Company) has announced that Robert Desel has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective immediately. Since 2017, Robert has served as Crosby’s Chief Commercial Officer, leading the Company’s sales and marketing efforts and playing a key role in designing and implementing the Company’s strategy. Previously, Robert was a KKR Industry Advisor since...

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Aug12

Ring Power Lift Truck’s Sylvia Reyes becomes First Female Certified in Forklift Technical Training

We are all feeling a shortage of trained technicians in today’s workforce. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of 2018 there are about 442,000 (.1 percent of US population) industrial machine technicians in the U.S workforce, less than three percent of those techs are women. Sylvia Reyes is making moves to change that, and increase the number of total technicians we have available. For the past two years, Reyes has...

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Aug09

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America Corrugating Machinery Division hires Industry Veteran

The Corrugating Machinery Division of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America is pleased to announce the hiring of a new Senior Sales Manager for North America. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America (MHIA) is a leading supplier of Corrugating and Box Making machinery. Patrick Ranson is heading up sales efforts for the North American market, comprising the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The 27-year corrugated industry veteran, who joined...

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Aug08

Neal confirmed for Long Beach Harbor Commission

The Long Beach City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to confirm Mayor Robert Garcia’s appointment of Steven Neal to the Board of Harbor Commissioners, which oversees the Port of Long Beach and the staff of the City’s Harbor Department. Neal is a former City Council member who represented the 9th District from 2010 to 2014. His first meeting as a Harbor Commissioner is scheduled for Aug. 26. Neal was appointed to a six-year term...

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Aug08

Ramirent’s president and CEO Tapio Kolunsarka leaves the company

Ramirent’s president and CEO Tapio Kolunsarka has given notice of his resignation from the company. He will continue in his position until his successor has been appointed. “I am very proud of the work and the results that we have accomplished over the past three years that I have been at the helm. I want to warmly thank all the Ramirenters for their tireless commitment in improving Ramirent’s performance. In the coming months...

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