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Jamco Inc. acquires Forklift Garage Inc.

Jamco Inc. , Central Florida’s OEM distributor for Doosan, Heli forklifts, Skyjack  and JLG aerial lifts has acquired the business activities of Forklift Garage Inc, effective February 1st 2018. Tim Jamal, vp of Jamco says the company...

CLARK appoints MHE as an authorized dealer

CLARK Material Handling Company  announced it has appointed Materials Handling Equipment, LLC. (MHE) as an authorized distributor of CLARK products in the Fort Wayne Indiana market. “MHE has been servicing the material handling needs...

New 3-series forklifts from LiuGong, designed for North American market

LiuGong North America has released a new line of forklifts designed specifically for the U.S and Canadian markets. The new 3-Series 2020-35G/H forklifts come standard with premium features and increased capabilities that make them one of the most...

H.I.G. Capital signs definitive agreement to acquire Wastequip from Centerbridge

Wastequip , a North American manufacturer of waste equipment, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by H.I.G. Capital, LLC (“H.I.G.”), a global private equity investment firm. Wastequip has been owned by Centerbridge...

DHL Supply Chain recognized as Top Employer in five countries including the United States

In an industry first, DHL Supply Chain , the specialist contract logistics arm of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has received Top Employer certification across five countries simultaneously, including the United States, Brazil, China, Spain and the U.K....

Milwaukee Tool announces expansion of Brookfield, Wis. headquarters
Creating over 350 new jobs

With a planned total investment of $32MM, Milwaukee Tool is proposing another major expansion at their global new product development center in Brookfield, WI.  A 114,500 square foot, multi-story building would be built on an existing 3.5...

WIKA Mobile Control presents top sales award to Crane Warning Systems, Inc.
 for 9th consecutive year

WIKA Mobile Control (formerly Hirschmann MCS), Chambersburg, PA has awarded Crane Warning Systems, Inc. of Lakeland, FL the Top Sales Award for 2017.  This is the ninth year in a row that Crane Warning Systems has received this award. “Our...

New stainless steel hygienic design star knobs by JW Winco

JW Winco, Inc. , a Ganter Company and supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced the GN 5435 hygienic design stainless steel star knobs. These specially designed star knobs, which are RoHS compliant, are intended for use in hygiene...

Upender conveyor technology wide edge to narrow edge leading orientation

Multi-Conveyor recently built this stainless steel table top system designed to rotate bag-in-box cartons from wide edge to narrow edge leading using simple gravity with minimal guidance for reorientation. A single lane slave driven timing belt...

Pettibone introduces next gen T944X telehandler with traversing boom

The new Pettibone Traverse T944X is the industry’s only new telehandler with an extendable, traversing boom that moves loads by traveling horizontally. Up to 70 inches of horizontal boom transfer allows users to precisely and safely place loads...

Making warehouse logistics - Faster. Smarter. Safer.

With last year’s peak retail season at an unprecedented high, global retailers witnessed the explosive growth of the e-commerce market unlike ever before, challenging their manufacturing and distribution centers to perform to scale in order to...

Client success contributes to RMI 35 year longevity

In over three decades of operation, RMI Corporation has grown from a computer rental provider to a full service business software developer whose products and services are utilized by 6,000-some global users. The idea for the Avon, Connecticut-based...

Customer engagement policies

In February I started a multi-part series about how “Details Matter” in our current business environment. The image that customers have of us, and our reputation as a supplier is formed in three ways. Customers generally draw conclusions...

CFO’s in 2018

We are all well aware that business keeps changing …and changing more rapidly than it has in the past. And by changing we are talking about everything including every procedure and strategy that has been a constant for the last 20 years. I believe...

What is anger and how do you get rid of it?

Ever get angry? There are three types of anger: 1. Angry at yourself -- the easiest of all angers to overcome. 2. Angry at others-- based on their words or deeds. 3. Angry at the world-- seek professional help. Anger is disguised...

Five ways to become a better leader in 2018

If your company is looking to grow revenue in 2018 (or if your not-for-profit organization seeks to expand its impact), your leadership team surely has a strategic plan in place. Hopefully that plan includes a talent-building component geared toward...

Vestil Manufacturing introduces a new dock plate rack

Vestil Manufacturing Corporation  introduces a dock plate storage rack that is a great addition to any shipping and loading dock. Designed to provide a safe method of storing heavy and awkward sized dock plates, the vertical height of the rack...

Exide Technologies centralizes supply chain operations with BluJay Transportation Management

BluJay Solutions , provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network, announced that Exide Technologies has implemented its Transportation Management software. Exide is a global provider of...

New MotionMeter app enables warehouses to easily identify hidden causes of waste

Newcastle Systems , provider of mobile-powered workplace solutions designed to make warehouses, manufacturing facilities and retail floors more efficient, today announced the launch of a new app called the MotionMeter, a real-time activity...

New HL9200 high speed, inline palletizer

Columbia Machine’s HL9200 is the most advanced and highest speed palletizer in Columbia’s high level, high speed family of palletizers.  The HL9200 incorporates industry-leading safety package, ultimate flexibility and highest performance...

New 3-series forklifts from LiuGong, designed for North American market

LiuGong North America has released a new line of forklifts designed specifically for the U.S and Canadian markets. The new 3-Series 2020-35G/H forklifts come standard with premium features and increased capabilities that make them one of the most...

New stainless steel hygienic design star knobs by JW Winco

JW Winco, Inc. , a Ganter Company and supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced the GN 5435 hygienic design stainless steel star knobs. These specially designed star knobs, which are RoHS compliant, are intended for use in hygiene...

Upender conveyor technology wide edge to narrow edge leading orientation

Multi-Conveyor recently built this stainless steel table top system designed to rotate bag-in-box cartons from wide edge to narrow edge leading using simple gravity with minimal guidance for reorientation. A single lane slave driven timing belt...

Pettibone introduces next gen T944X telehandler with traversing boom

The new Pettibone Traverse T944X is the industry’s only new telehandler with an extendable, traversing boom that moves loads by traveling horizontally. Up to 70 inches of horizontal boom transfer allows users to precisely and safely place loads...

Crane Certification Association of America to hold educational conference March 18-20 in Tulsa

The Crane Certification Association of America (CCAA) is proud to announce the annual educational conference. Each year this conference is held for crane inspectors, engineers, and surveyors with presentations by peers, engineers and safety officials....

MODEX - Dematic mobile automation solutions

Dematic ,  global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain, will feature its latest automated guided vehicles (AGVs) as part of its complete line of mobile automation solutions at MODEX 2018, ...

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