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Crown Equipment announces price increase

Crown Equipment Corporation just announced that they will be implementing a price increase effective September 4, 2018.  The new pricing will be available from the Crown retail network . The company’s global headquarters is located...

Yale announces 2017 Dealer of Excellence award winners

In an age of tight competition and increasingly well-informed customers, lift truck dealers can make an impact with consultative knowledge and outstanding support. Yale Materials Handling Corporation honors dealers who exemplify those qualities with...

Myers Industries appoints Ron De Feo to Its Board of Directors

Myers Industries, Inc. just announced that Ron De Feo, retired Executive Chairman of Kennametal, Inc. and a founding partner of Nonantum Capital Partners, LLC, has been elected to Myers Industries’ Board of Directors effective August 2, 2018....

Cleveland Indians Ceremonial First Pitch game on Sept 23 goes to auction

The Women In Trucking Foundation will auction off the ceremonial first pitch for the Cleveland Indians game, taking place on  September 23, 2018  at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. Proceeds from this auction with be used to fund...

GIPC Panel sparks lively discussion about Tariffs, Quality, Supply Chain, and Texas business conditions

Electronic Components Industry Associstion (ECIA)'s Dallas meeting speakers addressed a packed room at the Sheraton DFW Airport Hotel on Tuesday, August 7th. ECIA's Don Elario, Vice President of Industry Practices moderated a panel...

Herc Rentals reports double digit gains in 2nd quarter

Herc Holdings posted $392.5 million in equipment rental revenue in the second quarter compared to $350.8 million for the second quarter last year, an 11.9-percent year-over-year increase. Herc’s total revenue for the quarter was $485.5 million,...

Terex Board elects John L. Garrison as Chairman

Terex Corporation announced that John L. Garrison, Terex’s President and Chief Executive, will also assume the position of Chairman of the Board effective today.  Mr. Garrison succeeds David Sachs who has been Non-Executive Chairman since...

HARTING launches first ever Industrial IoT Starter Kits

HARTING is making it easy to implement Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions with three new starter kits. Each kit contains all of the necessary hardware and software for a basic application, removing the risk and guesswork for companies...

Department of Transportation moves to put more freight on water
Pilot projects will increase barge movements of freight while Senator aims to put more money to grants

The US government is taking aim at truck congested roadways and poor marine port infrastructure with two new initiatives. The U.S. Department of Transportation announced $4.8 million in grants , administered through the Maritime Administration (MARAD),...

Women In Trucking and Freightliner seek nominations for the Influential Woman In Trucking Award

Women In Trucking Association (WIT) and Freightliner Trucks are seeking candidates for the 2018 Influential Woman in Trucking award.   Created in 2010, the award honors female leaders in the trucking industry. Past recipients include Marcia Taylor,...

Small Business Owners are getting a new incentive to sell
he measure will be a boon to the hundreds of thousands of small businesses owned by retiring baby boomers that are at risk of closing up

The federal government  just made it a lot easier  to form an employee-owned business. In an increasingly rare example of bipartisan cooperation, President Donald Trump on Aug. 13  signed a defense bill  into law that included...

New Supply Chain jobs are emerging as AI takes hold

Companies are cutting supply chain complexity and accelerating responsiveness using the tools of artificial intelligence. Through AI, machine learning, robotics, and advanced analytics, firms are augmenting knowledge-intensive areas such as...

How Distributors can stop saying

Distributors, as well as all business professionals, are expected to give presentations more than ever today. These presentations may be before a small or large group of people.   According to Mike Sawchuk, president of Sawchuk Consulting, who...

In Times of Trade War, Companies get creative to avoid tariffs
Tactics range from using free-trade zones to bonded warehouses

Facing the barrage of President Donald Trump’s tariffs, Steve Katz is ducking for cover in the trade-war version of a demilitarized zone. Katz manages a plant at United Chemi-Con in Lansing, North Carolina, a village of about...

Net Zero Energy as Competitive Advantage to Produce More in US?
By creating a zero net energy building, Sonic Manufacturing cuts energy costs and becomes more competitive

Energy usage is under strict surveillance as many states push hard to lower their carbon footprint.  California has been particularly aggressive in these goals and in 2017, the California Public Utilities Commission introduced the California Energy...

7 things successful leaders never delegate

Everything you hang on to eventually holds you back. But one day you will eventually let go of everything. Apart from delegation, you’re overworked and frantic. Delegation is the decision to: Lead. Trust others. Lead beyond...

New Access Ready Lights for Kardex Remstar Shuttle XP
The new “Access Ready” feature is a technology upgrade utilizing a visual display notifying the operator as soon as the Shuttle XP Vertical Lift Module if ready for use

The Kardex Remstar Shuttle XP Vertical Lift Module (VLM) can now be equipped with Access Ready Light technology to improve picking productivity and accuracy. This new light tool now available helps operators visualize when the tray is in the access...

TVH introduces the Control Box Tester Kit

TVH in the Americas (TVH) has introduced a new Control Box Tester Kit that is suitable for Genie® Generation 4 to 6 upper control boxes. Now test your control boxes for functionality without the need for the machine!  The SY1236592...

Interthor stresses safety with electric Logitilt

The design focuses on the safety and ergonomic working conditions of the user - Interthor 's   Logitilt can tilt boxes and crates up to 90º. The user does not have to bend down or stretch up to reach the components in the bottom of...

Clamping Levers with Eccentrical Cam available from JW Winco

JW Winco, Inc., A Ganter Company, a supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 927 Clamping Levers with Eccentrical Cam, in Tapped Type and Threaded Stud versions. The RoHS compliant GN 927 clamping levers...

Versium launches Developer Portal with API Access to AI-Powered Marketing & Data Solutions
Developers and System Integrators can now easily build data technology tools directly into CRM, Marketing Automation & E-commerce Systems

Versium , a big data and AI-driven marketing empowerment company, today announced the launch of its  Developer Portal , an API-accessible developer platform. The Developer Portal enables developers to dramatically increase marketing ROI by transforming...

ABM Greiffenberger expands SINOCHRON motor portfolio

ABM Greiffenberger has added unit sizes 80 and 100 with up to 13 kW of power to its portfolio of energy-efficient SINOCHRON Motors. The system provider introduced the new unit size 80 at LogiMAT 2018. ABM SINOCHRON Motors are characterised by high...

The Brawler advantage
An advanced version of the Brawler tire designed for waste management and recycling vehicles combines enhanced driver comfort with significant cost savings for operators

The waste management business is tough on tires. Off-the-road (OTR) pneumatic tires are prone to puncture in this extreme environment where big wheel loaders move everything from scrap metal to construction debris to household waste, and often do so...

Saferack introduces new innovated line MarinaStep

SafeRack, a manufacturer of truck and railcar loading platforms and safety equipment, is excited to announce the latest addition to its premier safe access and fall protection product line.  MarinaStep  is an innovative line of ship and marine...

John Fogerty announced as musical guest for 2018 Material Handling & Logistics Conference

Dematic, a global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain, announced today John Fogerty as musical guest for their 2018 Material Handling & Logistics Conference (MHLC) in Park City, Utah, September...

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