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ABLE Equipment Rental purchases aerial assets of Mobile Lifts
Wednesday July 18, 2018
ABLE Equipment Rental, Inc. of NY   a supplier of Construction Equipment Rentals, Sales, Service and Parts has announced that it has purchased the aerial equipment assets and service operations of Mobile Lifts, Inc. of Norristown, PA. The transaction ...
Winkle Industries names new Regional Sales Manager
Wednesday July 18, 2018
Joseph Schatz, President of Ohio-based Winkle Industries , has announced that Chris Moretti has been named as Regional Sales Manager covering the southeast. Winkle engineers material handling solutions, renowned for its mechanical and magnetic lifting ...
Sun Automation Group names new VP of Global Sales and Aftermarket
Wednesday July 18, 2018
SUN Automation Group ®, a global provider of customer-centric innovations to the corrugated industry, has announced that Greg Jones, formerly Director of Sales & Marketing for SUN Automation, has been promoted to Vice President of Global Sales ...
SpotSee opens global calibration facility in Brazil
Tuesday July 17, 2018
SpotSee , provider of shock and vibration monitoring through low-cost connectivity and data, has opened a new global calibration facility in São Paulo, Brazil, to better serve its international customers by quickly and cost-effectively ...
Raymond acquires Raymond Handling Concepts Corp.
Steve Raymond retires as RHCC president
Monday July 16, 2018
The Raymond Corporation  has acquired Raymond Handling Concepts Corporation (RHCC), an authorized Raymond Sales & Service Center. Since 1987, RHCC has been an authorized Raymond Sales & Service Center providing world-class Raymond® forklifts, ...
DENSO Foundation awards nearly $1 Million in STEM education grants
Wednesday July 11, 2018
DENSO  constantly searches for ways to increase young people’s access to technical education and help develop tomorrow’s workforce. Aiding this effort, the company’s philanthropic arm –  ...
Hannibal Industries celebrates a decade of employee-ownership
Wednesday July 11, 2018
Over the weekend, Hannibal Industries' employees from its Los Angeles headquarters celebrated its 10-year Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) anniversary with the team and family members at the El Dorado East Park in Long Beach. "Over the life ...
Elan Lighting to represent Universal Lighting Technologies
Wednesday July 11, 2018
Universal Lighting Technologies , a global provider of commercial lighting and a member of the Panasonic family of companies, recently announced a partnership with Elan Lighting, Inc. Based in New Berlin, Wisconsin, the agency will represent Universal’s ...
Kardex Remstar appoints new president for Region North America
Wednesday July 11, 2018
Kardex Remstar, LLC announced Mark Dunaway has been promoted to the position of president for the North American region as of July 1, 2018. In this new position, Mr. Dunaway will report to the head of division Kardex Remstar. He will have direct ...
Seegrid named top robotics company in 2018
Tuesday July 10, 2018
Seegrid  has been named one of the most noteworthy companies in the global robotics industry by Robotics Business Review (RBR). The RBR50 is an annual list of the innovative and transformative robotics companies that have achieved significant ...
TVH sponsors fundraiser for The Boys and Girls Club
Monday July 9, 2018
TVH in the Americas strives to make a positive impact in the community and has been a proud supporter of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kansas City Olathe Chapter since 2015. To help the club continue its mission of serving Olathe’s youth, ...
Kristin Werner name recipient of the 2018 Richard C. Ryan Packaging Education Scholarship  
Monday July 9, 2018
Kristin Werner, a student at Hennepin Technical College in Minneapolis, has been named recipient of the 2018 Richard C. Ryan Packaging Education Scholarship, funded by Dorner . This $2,000 scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in a two- or ...
Group Rhodes invests in its future with Wakefield factory relocation
Monday July 9, 2018
Group Rhodes , the advanced engineering company that is parent company to manufacturer of materials handling equipment Hallamshire Engineering Services, is celebrating relocating to new premises in Wakefield, investing in refurbishing ...
Superior Tire & Rubber elects new vice president
Thursday July 5, 2018
Apipong “Oh” Nakayuenyongsuk has been elected vice president of the material handling & industrial wheels business units and corporate marketing by the Superior Tire & Rubber Corp. board of directors. Mr. Apipong was previously ...
Power Packaging celebrates 50 years
Thursday July 5, 2018
Power Packaging , a DHL company and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, marks its fiftieth anniversary. Since 1968, the contract manufacturer has evolved from a small, privately-owned company to  contract manufacturer for food ...
National Forklift Safety Day raises awareness
Thursday July 5, 2018
National Forklift Safety Day was held on June 12, 2018. Speakers at this year’s event, held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C., emphasized that forklift safety can’t be just an occasional priority, but rather requires a persistent ...
New Motion Industries distribution center open for business near Seattle
Thursday July 5, 2018
Motion Industries, Inc. , distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, has opened the doors for business at its new distribution center (DC) at 4401 D Street NW, Suite A, ...
Emerson announces strategic leadership realignment  at Appleton Group
Wednesday June 27, 2018
Emerson  announced key executive changes at Appleton Group, an Automation Solutions business, that support its growing sales leadership in the global industrial markets Appleton Group's unique portfolio of products serve. Effective ...
Kenco to help Focal Point light the way for customers nationwide
Wednesday June 27, 2018
Kenco Logistics , a third-party logistics provider, has partnered with  Focal Point , a family-owned and operated architectural lighting manufacturer, to provide transportation management services from its Chicago-based headquarters and manufacturing ...
KION GROUP AG appoints additional executive board member and chief digital officer
Wednesday June 27, 2018
The Supervisory Board of KION GROUP AG has appointed Susanna Schneeberger (44) as a member of the executive board for a term of five years starting October 1, 2018.  Ms. Schneeberger will assume strategic responsibility for the KION segment ...
Dorner appoints Kelly J. Tebon to lead expansion of aftermarket sales
Monday June 25, 2018
Kelly J. Tebon has been named to lead the expansion of Dorner’s aftermarket sales program. Within this role, Tebon will be working with sales, marketing and channel partners to create and implement long-term strategic plans to grow Dorner’s ...
Raymond supports SkillsUSA® National Welding Fabrication Competition
Monday June 25, 2018
  The Raymond Corporation   attended SkillsUSA in Louisville, Kentucky, from June 25-29, to help educate and encourage young talent to explore career paths in manufacturing. As part of the 54th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference, ...
Unicarriers Americas Corporation announces Forklift Industry Summit speakers
Friday June 22, 2018
UniCarriers Americas Corporation  (UCA) announced its general session speaker lineup at its first Forklift Industry Summit, taking place from October 10-12, 2018, at the  InterContinental Hotel Miami . The invitation-only event will ...
LGH hosts successful 2018 LEEA golf day
Friday June 22, 2018
Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) welcomed over 100 guests to this year’s Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) golf day, which took place at the Wychwood Park Golf Club in Cheshire, UK on Thursday 14 June 2018. LGH, a lifting ...
BEUMER Group: Technical Report - Cement: The material that holds the world together
Thursday July 19, 2018
BEUMER Group supplies tailor-made solutions designed to make the production of cement more energy-efficient and eco-friendly:  The material that holds the world together Cement is the most commonly used building material worldwide and is ...
Westfalia advocates automation in modern bakeries
Storage solutions provider shares the benefits of automation in fresh and frozen bakeries for space savings, cost reductions and the elimination of labor risks
Wednesday July 18, 2018
Westfalia Technologies, Inc.  (Westfalia), a provider of logistics solutions for manufacturers and distributors since 1992,  recommends manufacturers of fresh and frozen bakery products implement automation technologies in order to manage ...