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Rail Traffic for the week ending October 27, 2018
Wednesday October 31, 2018
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending October 27, 2018. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 562,804 carloads and intermodal units, up 4.4 percent compared with the same week ...
TVH hosts education fair for employees
Monday October 29, 2018
TVH in the Americas (TVH), a provider of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and equipment industries, hosted an education fair at its Olathe, KS headquarters for all employees interested in furthering their education. ...
Doosan Infracore to supply small diesel engines for Chinese company
Monday October 29, 2018
Doosan Infracore Co., South Korea's leading construction equipment maker, said Sunday that it has been picked to supply 12,000 small diesel engines for a Chinese forklift company. The small G2 engines that meet stringent Stave-V European emissions ...
U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index sees high Q3 freight shipment and spend levels, shows some deceleration
Constrained trucking capacity likely to continue due to solid U.S. economy and ongoing commercial driver shortage
Friday October 26, 2018
The U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index™ – a tool designed to assess the current state of the freight industry in the U.S. – showed declines in the third quarter compared with the second quarter in 2018.  The changes between ...
Clark appoints Vitan Equipment as authorized dealer
Friday October 26, 2018
CLARK Material Handling Company today announced it has appointed Vitan Equipment as an authorized distributor of CLARK products in the Western Michigan market. “CLARK is very pleased to be represented by Vitan Equipment in the ...
Jump Start 2019 to take place January 28-29 in Atlanta
SMC³ Welcomes Supply Chain Experts, Leaders to Jump Start 2019
Thursday October 25, 2018
Norfolk Southern's Jeff Heller; Terry Matthews, executive vice president of intermodal at J.B. Hunt; and JLL's Walter Kemmsies are among the supply chain technology and transportation industry thought leaders slated to speak during the Jump Start 2019 ...
EnerSys® delivers its 30,000th NexSys® Battery to global confectionery maker Perfetti Van Melle
Thursday October 25, 2018
EnerSys ®, a global provider in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, recently delivered its 30,000th NexSys® battery to global confectionary manufacturer Perfetti Van Melle, maker of well-known candy brands such as Mentos® ...
KION Group continues to see strong order growth in the third quarter
Thursday October 25, 2018
KION Group continues to see strong order growth in the third quarter and posts solid earnings for the 9-month period. The global market for industrial trucks and supply chain solutions has been in good shape this year and continues to grow on a ...
United Rentals acquires WesternOne Rentals & Sales
Thursday October 25, 2018
United Rentals, Inc . has announced that United Rentals of Canada, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of WesternOne Rentals & Sales LP (“WesternOne”) from parent ...
H&E Equipment third quarter revenues increase 24% over prior year
Thursday October 25, 2018
H&E Equipment Services, Inc . has  announced results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018. Third quarter 2018 summary Revenues increased 24.3% to $322.1 million versus $259.2 million a year ago. ...
Excitement builds for All4Pack in Paris
Thursday October 25, 2018
The intralogistics sector is in good health and prospects already look good for 2018. Confidence is at its highest since 2007 and order books are brimming over. Reflecting this newfound optimism,  ALL4PACK Paris is to welcome a large number ...
Port of Long Beach sponsors community programs and events
Nearly $500,000 awarded to cross-section of civic groups
Wednesday October 24, 2018
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Monday awarded $463,750 in sponsorships to 130 organizations supporting the arts, environmental efforts, social justice and historic preservation. The Port of Long Beach ’s community sponsorship ...
PACK EXPO Sets New Trade Show Standard for Packaging
PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2018 wrapped as largest yet
Wednesday October 24, 2018
 Closing out another year of record-breaking events for the PACK EXPO Portfolio of Trade Shows, the largest ever PACK EXPO International and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2018 convened nearly 45,000 attendees with 2,500 exhibitors over ...
BYD taps Singapore defense supplier for driverless forklift upgrade
Demand for the labor-saving machines picks up for warehouse operation
Wednesday October 24, 2018
BYD , an electric forklift manufacturer has developed a driverless forklift with military contractor Singapore Technologies Engineering, aiming to tap into global demand for the labor-saving equipment. The self-driving machines, developed ...
Equipment finance industry Monthly Confidence Index (MCI-EFI) for October released
Wednesday October 24, 2018
The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the October 2018 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) today. Designed to collect leadership data, the index reports a qualitative assessment ...
Rail traffic for the week ending October 20, 2018
Wednesday October 24, 2018
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending October 20, 2018. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 555,106 carloads and intermodal units, up 0.5 percent compared with the same week ...
Cat reports 3rd quarter earnings, disappoints Wall Street
Tuesday October 23, 2018
Caterpillar Inc. has announced third-quarter 2018 sales and revenues of $13.5 billion, compared with $11.4 billion in the third quarter of 2017, an 18 percent increase. Third-quarter 2018 profit per share of $2.88 was a third-quarter record. Profit ...
Hurricanes' impact on the logistics workforce--The October update
Page Siplon, CEO, TeamOne Logistics
Monday October 22, 2018
Weather experts are calling Hurricane Florence that hit the Carolinas a “1,000 year flood”, with an estimated 8 Trillion gallons of water dumped into North Carolina alone. Damage estimates have most recently risen to as high as $50 Billion. ...
The ALL Family of Companies expands All-Terrain Fleet with 15 New Liebherr units for 2019
Monday October 22, 2018
The  ALL Family of Companies  has dramatically strengthened their mobile all-terrain crane fleet for 2019 with a blockbuster package consisting of six Liebherr AT models ranging from 70- to 600-USt capacities—15 units in all—scheduled ...
Next generation clean trucks program aims for zero emissions
More air quality improvements to come with upgrades to truck fleet
Friday October 19, 2018
A decade ago, smoke-belching trucks rolled into the Port of Long Beach , spewing harmful diesel particulates into the air and throughout surrounding neighborhoods. To transform the truck fleet and work toward ending unhealthful conditions, the ports ...
Builtrite Holdings, LLC announces its investment in Lemco Hydraulics
Friday October 19, 2018
Builtrite Holdings, LLC  has announced the company acquired Lemco Hydraulics (Lemco) on October 12, 2018. Lemco, founded in 1967 by Dean Christensen has continuously served its long-term and valued customer base for 51 years. Dean’s son, ...
JLG celebrates production of Its 250,000th North American manufactured Self-propelled Boom
Milestone hits as company nears 50th anniversary
Friday October 19, 2018
JLG Industries, Inc ., a global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, marks a milestone in North American manufacturing with the production of its 250,000th self-propelled boom lift. The model is a 660SJ and was built at the company's ...
ALAN has an urgent call out to the Industry
25 immediate ways you can help the victims of Hurricane Michael and Florence
Thursday October 18, 2018
The American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) is needing assistance from material handling equipment dealers, storage and logistics business to help their fellow citizens in their time of need after Hurricane Michael and Florence. ”The images ...
Three Students awarded top prize in 2018 Amazing Packaging Race
Students from Indiana State University, Ryerson University and Community College of Allegheny County are this year’s Amazing Packaging Race Champions
Thursday October 18, 2018
Three students emerged yesterday as winners of the ninth annual Amazing Packaging Race on the PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO show floor. The race was coordinated by show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and ...
Komatsu Equipment Company builds new support and service center in Nevada
Thursday October 18, 2018
Komatsu Equipment Company flagship dealership for Komatsu America Corp., announced plans to build a $47 million 189,000-square-foot customer support and service center on roughly 30 acres of land in Elko, Nev. The building is planned to include a ...
United Rentals third quarter revenue increases 21% from prior year
Thursday October 18, 2018
United Rentals, Inc. just announced financial results for the third quarter 20181. Total revenue was $2.116 billion and rental revenue was $1.861 billion for the third quarter, compared with $1.766 billion and $1.536 billion, respectively, for the same ...
Arbor Day Foundation partners with Brambles and CHEP for International Reforestation Projects
Thursday October 18, 2018
The Arbor Day Foundation, CHEP and Brambles, CHEP’s parent company and a global supply-chain logistics leader operating in more than 60 countries, have announced a partnership that will plant trees in the United States and France. At a recent ...
Crown Equipment Continues Southeast Asia Expansion with the announcement of A New World-Class Branch in Vietnam
Thursday October 18, 2018
Crown Equipment has announced the opening of its new branch in Vietnam to allow businesses direct access to its first-class material handling equipment solutions, localized customer service experience, and extensive industry expertise. The new ...
AAR recognizes leaders in hazardous material safety
Wednesday October 17, 2018
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) announced the 2018 recipients of the Holden-Proefrock Award and the 2017 Non-Accident Release (NAR) Grand Slam Awards. The awards are given annually to individuals, shippers and railroads operating in hazardous ...
Rail traffic for the week ending October 13, 2018
Wednesday October 17, 2018
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) just reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending October 13, 2018. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 549,757 carloads and intermodal units, up 1.7 percent compared with the same week ...
Ferretto Group partners with The Size Surfaces
The Italian Group operates in the ceramics industry, supplying technologies and solutions for large format slabs
Wednesday October 17, 2018
Ferretto Group has signed a partnership agreement with TheSize Surfaces , a Spanish company operating in the ceramics industry, under the Neolith and Granith brands, for the construction of an automated self-supporting storage system at its headquarters ...
Hoist Trolleys provide safe load movement
Tuesday November 13, 2018
When specifying a hoist for use in industrial applications that demand beam-traversing motion, attention should also be paid to the trolley on to which the hoist hooks. According to JD Neuhaus (JDN), a manufacturer of hoist solutions, trolley factors ...
Yale® YK™ and Shaw-Box® SK™ Wire Rope Hoists
Friday November 9, 2018
Columbus McKinnon Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of motion control products, technologies, and services for material handling, is now offering additional Magnetek IMPULSE® adjustable frequency drives for multiple motions on its Yale® ...
SICK launches the deTec4 safety light curtain
Wednesday November 7, 2018
SICK, a manufacturer of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, encoders and automatic identification solutions for factory, logistics, and process automation, announces the launch of the deTec4 safety light curtain.  The deTec4 is a new generation ...
New Tunable & Multimode LED Flat Panel Lights
Offers selectable wattage & color temperature
Wednesday November 7, 2018
LEDtronics ®  announces its new series of tunable, multimode  LED flat panel lights  with selectable wattage and white color temperature. The UL-listed panels feature standby dimming, as well as an adjustable occupancy/daylight sensor. ...
Boxton launches second-generation logistics management platform
Technology allows end-to-end shipping management and tracking for companies large and small
Wednesday November 7, 2018
San Diego-based startup Boxton has announced the launch of its second-generation logistics management platform, dubbed Boxton Freight. The newest version of the cloud technology allows anyone in any organization to easily manage and track complex ...
Rite-Hite® offers HVLS Fans with direct drive technology
Wednesday November 7, 2018
 New direct drive high-volume, low-speed (HVLS) fans from Rite-Hite deliver the climate-control benefits of traditional HVLS fans with added benefits of direct drive motor technology. “The direct drive motor eliminates the need for a gearbox ...
The Industry's first Large-Diameter Ring Light released
Wednesday November 7, 2018
Smart Vision Lights , a global design and manufacture of LED illumination for machine vision applications, introduces the  DFLW-200 dark field washdown ring light, the first of its kind on the market. Available in an anodized black aluminum housing, ...
JW Winco offers Zinc Die-Cast Ball Catches
Wednesday November 7, 2018
JW Winco, Inc., A Ganter Company, a supplier of standard industrial machine components, now offers  GN 4490 Zinc Die-Cast Ball Catches . JW Winco’s  GN 4490  ball catches are used, for example, to hold flaps and doors closed ...
TVH introduces a 6,600 lb. capacity Pallet Truck
Tuesday November 6, 2018
TVH in the Americas (TVH), a provider of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and equipment industries, has introduced a new pallet truck unlike any other. The TSP6630 has a maximum capacity of 6,600lbs which is one ...
FLC releases Ultimate Guide to Forklift Operator evaluations
Tuesday November 6, 2018 (FLC), a provider of OSHA compliant  forklift certification , announced a package of forklift operator evaluation content to help instructors, safety supervisors, and other training personnel with forklift compliance. ...
Manitou NA unveals new equipment at their dealer meeting
Monday November 5, 2018
Last week Manitou North American dealers got the first look at several new Manitou, Gehl and Mustang by Manitou machines at the company’s annual dealer meeting in Milwaukee, WI. The new products range from skid and track loaders to telehandlers ...
Toro Dingo TXL 2000 telescoping arms extends operators working range
Friday November 2, 2018
The Toro Dingo TXL 2000 features telescoping arms to reach over obstacles, dig below grade and extend the operator's working range. Toro-exclusive telescoping arm design increases machine versatility with the ability to reach farther and dig ...
JLT Mobile Computers Strengthens its 10-inch Tablet
Offering with new Integrated Keyboard and High-Performance versions
Friday November 2, 2018
  JLT Mobile Com puters , a leading developer and manufacturer of reliable computers for demanding environments, announces an expansion of its tablet lineup with two new products that will help customers improve productivity. A new high-performance ...
TVH introduces new Green Machine pads
Thursday November 1, 2018
TVH in the Americas (TVH), a leading provider of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and equipment industries, has introduced our new and improved premier line of floor machine pads that are now at least 1" thick and ...
Liftomatic introduces attachment that handles 55-gallon drums
Wednesday October 31, 2018
Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc. , a material handling equipment manufacturer, recently introduced the HCB hoist attachment to handle all 55-gallon drums. The HCB hoist attachment safely lifts steel, fiber and plastic drums weighing up to 2000 ...
Keytroller introduces PowerFleet Essence
Wednesday October 31, 2018
Keytroller has introduced a new safety product called PowerFleet Essence. It delivers intelligent fleet management solutions that deliver complete regulatory compliance, automated safety and security, and a low total cost of ownership. Easy to ...
500 Walnut Automates Parking with Westfalia Technologies
Leading manufacturer of parking systems unveils first-of-its-kind automated parking technology
Wednesday October 31, 2018
  Westfalia Technologies, Inc.  (Westfalia), a leading manufacturer of automated parking systems, announces today that  Scannapieco Development Corporation , one of the Philadelphia region’s most renowned and respected developers ...
LiteSpeed™ Cleanroom door designed for hygienic operations
High-speed, upward-acting Rite-Hite door ideal for pharmaceutical industry
Wednesday October 31, 2018
Rite-Hite ’s new LiteSpeed Cleanroom door offers a high-speed solution to operations that demand cleanroom environments. Meeting Good Manufacturing Practices and guidelines set forth by the Food & Drug Administration, this door delivers cleanroom ...
Morse Watchmans introduces Key Control System Purpose-Built for Fleet Management
KeyWatcher Fleet Dashboard displays pulse of the fleet in an instant
Monday October 29, 2018
  Morse Watchmans , the world leader in key control and asset management systems, is introducing KeyWatcher Fleet this week at the American Trucking Association Management Conference and Exhibition.  KeyWatcher Fleet  is the first key ...
Load Lifter forklifts gets the job done in rough terrain
Friday October 26, 2018
When conditions are rough, rely on a dependable Load Lifter rough terrain forklift to get the job done! Load Lifter has been manufacturing rough terrain forklifts in North America since 1976 and offers one of the widest ranges of models in ...
Hamilton introduces new Casters & Wheels for AGV's
Friday October 26, 2018
Hamilton Caster just announced a new comprehensive offering of casters and wheels designed for Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGV’s) and other continuous-duty applications.   Hamilton’s been designing casters and wheels to operate ...
Cabka-IPS at ALL4PACK Paris: safe transport and efficient storage
Thursday October 25, 2018
At ALL4PACK Paris, the international trade fair for the packaging and logistics industry (November 26 - 29), plastic load carrier specialist Cabka-IPS will be presenting innovative transport and storage solutions for a wide variety of industries. ...
Bring advanced interactive control to your Loading dock equipment with the All New iDock™ controls!
Wednesday October 24, 2018
These state-of-the-art control boxes, now standard with vehicle restraints and light communication packages from Poweramp , provide users essential information about their loading dock equipment on an interactive message display. Users will be able ...
Volga-Dnepr’s IL-76TD-90VD guarantees dedicated airlift for heavy machinery equipment
Tuesday October 23, 2018
Volga-Dnepr Airlines , the provider in the sector of air cargo transportation of oversized and super heavy shipments, has organized the delivery of a crankshaft from Apodaca, Nuevo León, Mexico, to Mumbai, India. The flight was chartered ...
Cushman® welcomes new 4x4 series to Hauler® family
Tuesday October 23, 2018
Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announces the launch of its new Cushman Hauler 4x4. The Hauler 4x4 series has been built to handle the toughest jobs at any facility, including golf courses, rental facilities, construction ...
I.D. Systems introduces PowerFleet Essence
Monday October 22, 2018
I.D. Systems, Inc. , a provider of enterprise asset management technology, has announced the launch of PowerFleet Essence, a new class of industrial truck telematics platforms aimed at small to medium sized fleets used in manufacturing, distribution, ...
Signode SIG-VCS High Speed Bundlers
Friday October 19, 2018
Signode Packaging Systems , a global provider in the manufacturing of steel and plastic strapping materials and equipment, was proud to display the SIG-VCS automatic corrugated cross strapping and squaring bundler at Corrugated Week 2018, in Indianapolis, ...
Meijer Handling Solutions offers cost effective and simple means to transfer goods with a Stationary Pallet Changer
Friday October 19, 2018
Meijer Handling Solutions offers a cost effective and simplistic means to transfer goods from one load carrier to another with its KOOI Systems® Stationary Pallet Changer, (SPC).  The SPC allows companies to easily isolate risky load carriers ...
Access Control Group Introduces Telematics as a Service (TaaS)
Thursday October 18, 2018
Access Control Group (Access) has announced its new subscription-based service for equipment managers to pay for their telematics devices: Telematics as a Service (TaaS). Telematics devices can help companies save up to millions of dollars through ...
Skyjack introduces Secondary Guarding
Wednesday October 17, 2018
Linamar Corporation’s Skyjack division introduced their Secondary Guarding Lift Enable (SGLE) as an option for use on vertical mast, DC scissor, and rough terrain scissor lifts. The system is designed to reduce the risk of entrapment caused ...
UNEX Manufacturing introduces new Online Flow Cell configurator at Assembly Show 2018
Wednesday October 17, 2018
  UNEX Manufacturing, Inc. , the trusted industry leader in innovative order picking solutions, will introduce its new Online Configurator for Flow Cell in Booth 1119 at the upcoming Assembly Show, which takes place Oct. 23 – 25 in Rosemont, ...
Signode Industrial Group showcasesbroad spectrum of end-of-line packaging at PACK Expo
Wednesday October 17, 2018
Signode Industrial Group , a manufacturer of a broad spectrum of consumables, tools, software and equipment to optimize end-of-line packaging operations and protect product in transit, showcased at Pack Expo Chicago, October 14-17. Under this year’s ...
Remcon Plastics creates eco-friendly, heavy-duty bins
Wednesday October 17, 2018
Remcon Plastics Inc. , has just launched a new two eco-friendly, heavy-duty, high bulk density reusable polyethylene bins.  The HBD-TR bin comes with a detachable lid and an optional drainage plug. The HBD-FB bin provides the same features with ...
Tsubaki chain wear indicators now available in large sizes
Wednesday October 17, 2018
The new BS Large Size Indicator is available in sizes RS20B to RS48B and the ANSI Large Size Indicator – covers sizes from RS100 to RS240. These complement the existing BS Set which is used with sizes RF06B to RS16B and the ANSI Set for sizes ...
BriskHeat adds Mica Band and Nozzle Heaters to product line
Wednesday October 17, 2018
BriskHeat has announced the addition of  mica band and nozzle heaters  to its extensive line of surface heating products. These new additions come on the heels of the introduction of its line of cartridge heaters, helping to solidify BriskHeat ...
Shifting Gears
Terex AWP names new Genie VP Global Sales and Marketing
Wednesday November 14, 2018
Simon Meester joins Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) as the new Genie Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing. In this role, Meester will have global responsibility for leading the business’s sales, commercial operations and ...
PTDA honors Ken Miko with Warren Pike Award
Tuesday November 13, 2018
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has named Ken Miko, Director, Category Management and Strategic Accounts, BDI (Cleveland, Ohio), the 28th recipient of its Warren Pike Award for lifetime achievement in the power transmission/motion ...
CHEP appoints new VP of Sales and Customer Service
Tuesday November 13, 2018
CHEP, a provider in pallet pooling and supply chain management solutions, has appointed Jake Gilene to the role of senior vice president, sales and customer service, CHEP USA. This position was previously held by Dan Martin, recently named president, ...
Eliacostas named 2018 Influential Woman in Trucking
Tuesday November 13, 2018
Freightliner Trucks and the Women In Trucking Association (WIT) presented the eighth annual Influential Woman in Trucking award to Angela Eliacostas, Founder and CEO, AGT Global Logistics. The winner was announced during the panel discussion ...
YRC Freight named top company for Women to Work for in transportation
Tuesday November 13, 2018
YRC Freight is honored to be selected as one of the 2018 “Top 50 Companies for Women to Work for in Transportation.” Recipients of this newly created award were announced in the magazine,  Redefining the Road , the official publication ...
H&E Equipment Services announces management changes
Friday November 9, 2018
H&E Equipment Services, Inc. has announced the appointment of Bradley W. Barber as Chief Executive Officer, President and a Director of the Company, effective January 1, 2019. Mr. Barber will succeed current Chief Executive Officer, John ...
Ellen Voie named NASTC’s 2018 Transportation Person of the Year
Tuesday November 6, 2018
The National Association of Small Trucking Companies (NASTC) named Ellen Voie, President and CEO of Women In Trucking Association (WIT) as the 2018 Transportation Person of the Year. The announcement was recently made at the NASTC annual conference ...
Smart Vision Lights hires Matt Van Bogart as VP Marketing, Business Development
Monday November 5, 2018
Smart Vision Lights , a design and manufacture of LED illumination for machine vision applications, has announced the addition of Matt Van Bogart as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development.   Van Bogart brings to Smart Vision ...
Grainger names Kathleen Carroll CHRO
Friday November 2, 2018
Grainger , a supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, announced it has appointed Kathleen S. Carroll as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), effective December ...
PTDA honors Ellen Holladay with Wendy B. McDonald Award
Friday November 2, 2018
Motion Industries, Inc ., a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, is pleased to announce that Motion Industries’ Ellen Holladay, Senior Vice President and Chief  information Officer, was named recipient of the 2018 ...
Holland Professional driver Paul Wahlster named as a finalist for the ATA Road Team
Thursday November 1, 2018
Holland professional driver Paul Wahlster is a finalist in the American Trucking Associations (ATA) selection of Captains for the 2019-2020 America’s Road Team. Drivers chosen as Captains for America’s Road Team are the “best ...
YRC Freight Professional Drivers Russ James and Jeff Rose Chosen as Finalists for the next ATA Road Team
Thursday November 1, 2018
YRC Freight is proud to announce that professional drivers Russ James and Jeff Rose are finalists in the American Trucking Associations (ATA) selection of Captains for the 2019-2020 America’s Road Team. Drivers chosen ...
Mitchell elevated to CEO at All Star Rents
Thursday November 1, 2018
All Star Rents , a family-owned equipment rental company based in Fairfield, Calif., with 13 locations in Northern California and Nevada, has announced Kathryn deVries Mitchell as its new CEO. Mitchell, who has served as chief financial officer since ...
Women In Trucking announces its 2018 November Member of the Month
Thursday November 1, 2018
Women in Trucking (WIT) has announced Lana Richards Batts as its 2018 Member of the Month. Lana is the Co-President of Driver IQ and has been involved in the trucking industry for over 40 years. Lana is a nationally recognized expert in the trucking ...
Fetch Robotics adds Cloud Expert to Executive Team
Monday October 29, 2018
Fetch Robotics  has announced that Tim Kimmet, former Vice President of Cloud Computing Platform at Walmart, has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering. Tim will lead Fetch’s growing hardware, software, and quality engineering ...
Jim Halverson and Sandy Sullivan to lead PTDA in 2019
Monday October 29, 2018
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) elected its 2019 Board of Directors and Manufacturer Council at the annual business meeting during the recent PTDA Industry Summit in Colorado Springs, Colo. Jim Halverson, manager power products, ...
AME names William Holbrook as 2018 Mac McCulloch Lifetime Achievement Award recipient
Friday October 26, 2018
The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) has named William Holbrook as the recipient of the 2018 Mac McCulloch Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to improving the products and ...
iWAREHOUSE® wins 2018 MHEFI Exceptional Contribution award
Raymond's telematics system honored at MHI Annual Conference Awards dinner
Thursday October 25, 2018
iWAREHOUSE , a comprehensive fleet management and optimization system from The Raymond Corporation, was selected as the winner for the 2018 MHEFI Exceptional Contribution Award. iWAREHOUSE was recognized at the MHI Annual Conference Awards dinner on ...
Gary Green Named bidadoo Sales Manager in Midwest Region
Thursday October 25, 2018
bidadoo , a business and industrial auction service on the world's largest online auction marketplace, is excited to announce the appointment of Gary Green Regional Sales Manager. To keep pace with the growing demands of the online auction marketplace ...
Motion Industries appoints Product Sales Manager of Process Pumps and Equipment
Wednesday October 24, 2018
Motion Industries, Inc ., a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, is pleased to announce the addition of Hal Midkiff as Product Sales Manager, Process Pumps and Equipment. With 27 years of experience in the process pumping ...
KCSM's Puente honored for environmental responsibility
Wednesday October 24, 2018
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today awarded Kansas City Southern de México’s (KCSM) Miguel Antonio Flores Puente the 2018 Professional Environmental Excellence Award, the industry’s highest honor for environmental ...
Martins Industries expands account managers
Monday October 22, 2018
Martins Industries , a tire equipment manufacturer, announces the appointment of new Account Managers for the Canadian and American market to its worldwide growing team. In order to sustain its continuous rapid growth while ensuring to maintain ...
Steve Boecking returns to Shoppa's as Chief Operating Officer
Monday October 22, 2018
Shoppa’s Material Handling is proud to announce Steve Boecking as Shoppa’s new Chief Operating Officer. He brings more than 40 years of experience in the material handling industry and previously worked at Shoppa’s for seven ...
Gold Shovel Standard welcomes Josh Hinrichs to its Board of Directors
Josh Hinrichs is currently President of ELM Companies and aims to advance the Gold Shovel Standard program by leveraging his deep experience and passion for damage prevention
Friday October 19, 2018
Gold Shovel Standard  (GSS), a nationally recognized organization committed to improving workforce and public safety and the integrity of vital buried infrastructure, recently announced that Josh Hinrichs has joined its Board of Directors. ...
CNH Industrial extends its TechPro² training program in China to the Xinjiang region
Friday October 19, 2018
CNH Industrial N.V.  has launched the latest edition of its TechPro² Technical Professional Program dedicated to industrial equipment in Changji, near Urumqi. Located in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region, CNH Industrial is already ...
CONEXPO-CON/AGG named number-one in ‘Gold 100’ Trade Show list
Thursday October 18, 2018
CONEXPO-CON/AGG has earned the top spot in the annual Gold 100 list of trade shows as the largest exhibition of any industry in the United States in 2017. In addition to largest show overall, CONEXPO-CON/AGG earned best-in-class Grand Awards for: ...
Fraza hires Wilczek as VP, Strategy and Corporate Development
Thursday October 18, 2018
The Fraza Group has announced the newest addition to its team, Matt Wilczek, as Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development. Matt Wilczek is a results-driven leader with more than 22 years of success spanning the automotive industry, manufacturing, ...
Enhancing Service with Customer Experience Design
Tuesday November 6, 2018
Enhancing your organization's customer service isn't just a concern for front-facing staff. By taking a front-end approach to the design and build of your products, you can ensure the best overall experience for your customers.  Click here to view video.
Management strategies for blending workforce generations
Wednesday October 24, 2018
Managing generational tension is a key part of an active talent retention strategy and maintaining your workplace culture. To view the video, click here .