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Shoppa's Material Handling boosts sales team

Several key sales people have been hired and promoted at Shoppa’s Material Handling in order to meet and exceed the expectations of customers at the company’s nine locations in Texas and Missouri. Shoppa’s continued growth is reflected...

Kubota completes land purchase for future logistics campus

Kubota Tractor Corporation announced the completion of a 200-acre land purchase within Phase II of Logistics Park Kansas City in Edgerton, making the company the first major tenant for the industrial park. Governor Colyer met with the company to tour...

MH Equipment welcomes new regional sales manager

MH Equipment is proud to announce and welcome John Judd as a regional sales manager for MH Equipment. Judd will be responsible for sales team leadership and driving revenue at MH Equipment's Evansville, Indiana location. "I am excited to join MH...

Fairbanks Scales names Nicol Scales & Measurement as one of top five domestic distributors for 2017

Fairbanks Scales Inc.,  the oldest scale company in the U.S., announces that Nicol Scales & Measurement (NSM), headquartered in Dallas, Texas, has been named one of Fairbanks’ Top Five Authorized Domestic Distributors for 2017 for the...

Santana Equipment Trading Company becomes an EKKO exclusive dealer

Santana Equipment Trading Company , one of the fastest growing companies in the material handling industry, adds to its equipment offerings the brand new fully powered 2018 EKKO EB12E stackers. With the help of EKKO Material Handling Equipment,...

Arrow Truck Sales relocates to new retail facility in Cincinnati, OH

Arrow Truck Sales, Inc. , a retailer of used trucks across North America, announced the relocation of their Cincinnati, OH  retail sales office to 11920 Mosteller Road, Sharonville OH. This new facility, conveniently located near the intersections...

Crown Equipment expands network of regional forklift service training centers

With a salute to  National Forklift Safety Day , Crown Equipment Corporation has announced the opening of a new regional forklift service training center in Toledo, Ohio. The facility increases the company’s training network to 14 sites...

Shoppa's Material Handling welcomes new operations manager

A native Texan has joined the ranks of Shoppa’s Material Handling as operations manager in Odessa, the company announced. Mike Wenske has many years of experience with operations management, having recently been operations manager for Cisco...

MCFA encourages operators to receive proper forklift certification

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA) , manufacturer of forklifts under the Cat® lift trucks, Mitsubishi forklift trucks and Jungheinrich® brands, announced its support for the fifth-annual National Forklift Safety Day held by...

Rail traffic for week ending June 9, 2018

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending June 9, 2018. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 561,061 carloads and intermodal units, up 4.2 percent compared with the same week last year....

To stock or not to stock, that is the question

In the aftermarket business, profitability can be affected by a host of factors - t he competitive marketplace, r ising costs for wages and benefits, w arranty recovery, c osts of training, c ost of rolling stock, f uel and van repair costs......

Aren’t making enough sales? Your numbers will tell you why!

There is a sales adage that says: Your chances for success increase in proportion to the number of sales calls you make. It's amazing how the truth can be so simple. If it's so simple, why don't you do it? Good fundamental sales skills and solid...

Combilift celebrates 20 years with new world headquarters, new product and a party

In just two decades, leaders of the business Combilift say the company has maintained its Irish roots while also becoming a major presence on the world stage as a manufacturer of multi-dimensional forklifts and long handling solutions. Founded by...

Sometimes problems = opportunities

As you well know, every industry goes through a kind of repetitive cycle to the point where management knows how to mitigate the negatives and come out the other side of the dip right side up. And, I am continuously amazed how highly leveraged dealers...

Five components of developing successful employees

You don’t want to hire that employee, do you? Of course not. You want to hire THAT employee. That employee is one who interviewed like a star but turned out to be lazy or needy or disinterested, ultimately creating more work...

Lifting gear failure can have dramatic consequences

Lifting gear failure can have dramatic consequences for both those directly affected and those held responsible. To ensure safe practice it is crucial that users are fully aware of issues surrounding Design Working Period and maintenance responsibilities,...

New steel telescopic slides available from JW Winco

JW Winco, Inc. , a Ganter company and supplier of standard industrial machine components, now offers an assortment of GN 1400 series steel telescopic slides with full, partial and double-sided full extensions. With a wide range of extension types...

U.S. forklift market size and forecast and trend analysis to 2025

The U.S. Forklift market size to reach USD 11.94 billion by 2025, owing to the rise in the construction, building and infrastructural activities in the country. The U.S. forklift market is expanding owing to the swift infrastructural development and...

New quality control system ensures the right product is in the right packaging

SICK  announced the launch of the Inline Code Matcher. The Inline Code Matcher is a stand-alone quality control system featuring SICK Lector®6xx image-based code readers that reliably read 1D and 2D codes on packages to match packaging...

Smart Vision Lights RMX75 ring light targets radial, bright field uses

Smart Vision Lights , designer and manufacturer of high-brightness LED lights for industrial applications, introduces the RMX75 miniature ring light. Offering an ideal working distance of 100–500 mm, the RMX75 is specifically engineered for...

TVH shines bright with new lights

TVH in the Americas (TVH) has introduced the new 100 LED series to their extensive line of beacons. Shine bright with these lights that feature 11 built-in flash patterns, a Class II rating for industrial uses, and a 1-year warranty. This new series...

New radio remote controls for hoists and cranes

J D Neuhaus (JDN), provider of air hoists, cranes, trolleys and monorail hoists, has further enhanced their remote control capabilities. This innovation will bring exceptional ease-of-use and convenience to users across all industries. Three remote...

In motion truck scale weighs each axle & calculates total

A new truck scale that will dynamically weigh each axle and print a receipt with individual axle weights and the total without requiring a driver to stop has been introduced by Alliance Scale, Inc.  The Alliance axleWEIGH In Motion Truck Scale...

Signode introduces BXT3 plastic strapping tool

Signode Packaging Systems , a global provider of the manufacturing of steel and plastic strapping materials and equipment and part of Signode Industrial Group, introduces the BXT3 plastic strapping tool.  Boasting a lightweight and balanced design,...

Raymond Handling values safety in the workplace

In honor of National Forklift Safety Day 2018, Raymond Handling Concepts Corporation (RHCC), a materials handling equipment supplier in Northern California and the Northwest, announced its ‘Safety Show Offs’ contest is now live until ...

Emerging Leaders Conference

Thursday, July 12 | Chicago, IL Join MHI, MHEDA and your industry peers for a one-day  learning and networking event  designed for young leaders who work in the material handling industry.

Photo contest encourages forklift safety

In conjunction with National Forklift Safety Day on June 12, the Propane Education & Research Council launched a forklift safety photo contest, which asks facility managers and their employees to submit photos that show how they are raising...

Call for applications: 2018 RPA Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award

Applications for the 7th annual Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) Excellence in Reusable Packaging award are now being accepted. The award recognizes primary (end) user companies and organizations that have developed and implemented measurable and...

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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