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TVH hosts second blood drive of the year
Monday May 14, 2018
TVH in the Americas (TVH), provider of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and equipment industries, hosted its second blood drive of the year on April 26, 2018. Employees from the Olathe, KS and Grayslake, IL locations ...
Mariotti USA bolsters dealer network with new dealers
Monday May 14, 2018
Mariotti USA , the distributor of V.Mariotti products a manufacturer of compact forklifts, is pleased to announce that it has increased its presence in the North American market with the appointment two new dealers. Orlando, Florida based JAMCO Inc. ...
ALL Family of Companies named as authorized dealer  for Maeda Mini Cranes
Friday May 11, 2018
The  ALL Family of Companies  has been named the new authorized dealer for Maeda Mini Cranes for the territory of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Ontario, Canada. ALL Crane will sell and service Maeda’s full ...
H&E relocates to new facility in Savannah, GA
Friday May 11, 2018
Effective April 30, 2018, H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (H&E) announced the relocation of its Savannah branch to a new facility at 510 Bourne Avenue, Savannah, GA 31408, phone 912-348-7000. At nearly 9,000 square feet, the new facility sits ...
U.S. Representative visits Unicarriers Americas to discuss company's impact on the global economy
Wednesday May 9, 2018
UniCarriers Americas Corporation  (UCA), an Illinois-based forklift manufacturer redefining reliability, hosted U.S. Representative Peter Roskam (IL-R) at its Marengo facility on May 2. Congressman Roskam’s visit represents the third ...
KION Group to drive growth through digitalization
Wednesday May 9, 2018
The KION Group intends to step up its use of digital technologies in its efforts to continue driving profitable growth. "We are aligning our business to an increasingly digital world and developing our digitalization strategy," said the Chief Executive ...
Juniper Systems celebrates 25 years of business
Tuesday May 8, 2018
Juniper Systems, Inc. is celebrating its 25 th  anniversary as a manufacturer of innovative, ultra-rugged solutions for mobile data collection. In these 25 years, Juniper Systems has grown from a small company focused on seed research to an ...
Cimcorp to expand production and office facilities in Finland
Tuesday May 8, 2018
Cimcorp , a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic gantry-based order fulfillment and tire-handling solutions, announces construction plans to expand its production and office facilities at its headquarters in Ulvila, Finland. The new facilities ...
President and CEO of Raymond will retire in 2018
Tuesday May 8, 2018
With much gratitude, Raymond Handling Concepts Corporation (RHCC), a materials handling equipment supplier in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest, announced Stephen S. Raymond, its president and CEO of 31 years will retire this summer. Raymond ...
Crown Equipment names best branches and dealers in North America
Friday May 4, 2018
Crown Equipment Corporation recently celebrated its 2017 best performing company-owned branches and independent dealers in its North American sales and service network. Lift Inc. in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and Crown Lift Trucks in Columbus, ...
AK Material Handling Systems marks 30th year
Wednesday May 2, 2018
AK Material Handling Systems has reached its 30th anniversary as a material handling equipment provider. In appreciation for its clients, vendors and industry peers, AK will be hosting an open house to celebrate the anniversary. Details regarding ...
Wisconsin Lift Truck plans for railcar mover facility in West Salem, WI
Wednesday May 2, 2018
Wisconsin Lift Truck , a member of  Wolter Group LLC , is preparing for the construction of their 15,000 sq. ft. facility in West Salem, WI with a groundbreaking ceremony being held May 4 th , 2018. This facility will be dedicated to servicing ...
Raymond virtual reality simulator wins MHI Innovation Award
Wednesday May 2, 2018
The Raymond Corporation’s  Virtual Reality Simulator has won the MHI Innovation Award for Best New Innovation. The Raymond Virtual Reality Simulator is a next-generation tool for lift truck operator learning that provides advanced, hands-on ...
Raymond awarded silver medals in Toyota Material Handling group skills competition
Wednesday May 2, 2018
The Raymond Corporation  was represented by two associates at the Toyota Material Handling Group (TMHG) Skills Competition in Takahama, Japan, on March 22, 2018. Megan Romain, an inspector at Raymond, and Kyle Baldwin, a welder at Raymond, both ...
KION North America adds Carson Industries to dealer network
Wednesday May 2, 2018
KION North America Corporation announces the appointment of  Carson Industries  to its dealer network effective immediately. "Carson Industries has an excellent service and support structure that will benefit our customers in the western ...
YRC Freight selected as NASSTRAC's National LTL Carrier of the Year
Wednesday May 2, 2018
YRC Freight has been named for the fourth time as the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council's (NASSTRAC)- National LTL Carrier of the Year. Through its annual Carrier of the Year Awards Program, NASSTRAC recognizes carriers that have ...
JW Winco celebrates 40 years of strength in standard parts
Tuesday May 1, 2018
May marks the 40th anniversary and success of JW Winco, Inc. , a Ganter Company. Since its beginnings in 1978, family-owned Winco continues to lead a new generation of innovation and solutions for the standard parts industry. Winco saw sales increase ...
YRC Worldwide completes CEO succession plan
Tuesday May 1, 2018
YRC Worldwide Inc.  announced that Darren Hawkins has been appointed chief executive officer. Prior to this appointment, he served in the transitional role of president and chief operating officer of YRC Worldwide after serving ...
WIT announces 2018 May Member of the Month
Tuesday May 1, 2018
Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has announced Erin Tallieu as its May Member of the Month. Erin Tallieu is the owner and managing partner of Motherload Transport Services Inc. in Nanaimo, BC. As a child, Erin observed her own mother forge ahead ...
ALL Tower Crane names new GM, outgoing GM retires after five decades
Tuesday May 1, 2018
The ALL Family of Companies has promoted Sam Moyer to general manager of ALL Tower Crane, LLC. Moyer takes the reins from Clay Thoreson, who has retired after a long and illustrious career in the crane business that spanned parts of five decades. ...
AFFLINK promotes Amy MacDonald to vp, packaging
Tuesday May 1, 2018
AFFLINK is promoting Amy MacDonald to the position of vice president, packaging.  Amy has over 25 years of management experience holding executive positions with Pitney Bowes, Corporate Express, International Paper (xpedx) and SupplyOne. Her ...
TVH hosts an open house in Mexico
Monday April 30, 2018
TVH Mexico moved to a new, larger building in October of 2017. Since moving to the new location, which is about half a mile away from the old building, they increased their warehouse space by 33,000 square feet. The additional space allows for us ...
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