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UNEX President named to board of directors for MHEFI

UNEX Manufacturing, Inc. , the trusted industry leader in providing innovative order picking solutions, announces that company president, Brian Neuwirth, has been appointed to the board of directors for the Material Handling Education Foundation,...

MH Equipment welcomes Isaac Yates

MH Equipment is proud to announce and welcome Isaac Yates as a Regional Sales Manager for MH Equipment. Yates will be responsible for sales team leadership and driving revenue at MH Equipment locations in St. Louis and Scott City. He joins the...

AMS-Merlo continues sales team growth

Applied Machinery Sales (AMS-Merlo), supplier of Merlo telehandlers to the USA market, has added Stephen Smith to its sales team. As a territory manager, Smith will serve the Maryland, Delaware, Virginia and Pennsylvania markets. He brings extensive...

Introducing the new Magliner ContolPROTM hydraulic brake truck

Magline, Inc. manufacturer of innovative material handling equipment, has launched a heavy-duty Hydraulic Brake Truck.  With this new design, the lever stroke required to activate braking power is reduced to the strength of a single fingertip....

GRI presented Presidential Award for sustainability

There are some sectors of industry that are often considered ideal candidates for the justifiable movement towards environmental sustainability for the vision of a better tomorrow.  Many manufactures however, are not included in this and are criticized...

H&E opens new branch in Lynnwood, WA area

Effective November 6, 2017, H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announced the opening of its new branch in the Lynnwood, WA area, joining their neighboring branch in Kent, WA, for a total of 80 branches nationwide. The new branch is located...

Weekly rail traffic for week ending November 11, 2017

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending November 11, 2017. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 547,480 carloads and intermodal units, up 1.2 percent compared with the same week last...

Holland driver accepts ATA Mike Russell Trucking Image Award

The American Trucking Associations honored Herschel Evans of Atlanta, Ga. as one of the ninth annual Mike Russell Trucking Image Award recipients on October 23, 2017 at the trade organization's annual Management Conference...

Emerson upgrades Appleton Mercmaster LED luminaires

Emerson announced a major upgrade of its Appleton™ Mercmaster™ LED series, LED luminaries for harsh industrial and hazardous environments. Building upon legacy features and setting an even higher bar for lighting versatility, the new ...

Seegrid partners with Bell and Howell, expanding service and support for self-driving industrial vehicles

Bell and Howell  announced that it has been selected by Seegrid, supplier of connected self-driving vehicles for materials handling, for technical service and support in North America. The partnership expands Seegrid’s service capabilities...

Shining a light on rack selection

Member-owned public utility cooperative consolidates operations into warehouse with forklift resistant rack Even before Clay Electric Cooperative sought to build a new warehouse to consolidate maintenance materials from various storage facilities...

Warehouse technology drives cost down

Warehouse efficiency has always been an integral part of business systems. As costs and competition increase and profit margins decrease, this efficiency has become essential for the continuation of a company’s existence. Methods of efficiency...

People don’t fail. Oh, wait. Yes they do.

Ever hear the old saying, “Failure is an event, not a person.” That statement is half right. Failure is an event AND a person. The bigger statements are: Failure is avoidable. Failure is a lesson — a hard one. No one celebrates...

Family leadership and key partnerships guide Bublitz Material Handling to 90-year mark.

It was nearly a century ago that Jeff Bublitz's grandfather started his North Kansas City, Mo.-based construction machinery business, an operation that has since established a track record of diversifying and evolving.  Bublitz Machinery...

SOP – The key to efficiency

If your fiscal year runs concurrent with the calendar (Jan-Dec), then this is usually the time of year when the management team begins to put together the battle plan for the upcoming year.  This is can be a painstaking and arduous process and...

Welcome aboard

No, not a typo. I am not welcoming you aboard my seagoing vessel. I am suggesting a method to improve your operations, better plan for the future and a way to prepare for your transition out of the business. And again, this is one of my “Don’t...

LEDtronics releases new LED high mast luminaires
the brightest lights in its 35-year history

LEDtronics® introduces its brightest light in company history: a brand new series of LED high mast flood lights. The lumen output of our HPF series ranges from 31,000 all the way up to 118,000 lm. These newly-designed, dimmable LED high mast...

Hamilton Caster unveils new state-of-the-art powder coating system

Hamilton Caster , manufacturer of industrial casters and wheels, announces a significant expansion of its manufacturing capabilities with an advanced powder coating system.   The new system was installed in Hamilton’s 100,000 sq foot...

New oval worklights now available from TVH

TVH in the Americas (TVH) , has added two new oval LED worklights to their extensive inventory; the SYLED1350 and SYLED1800. Oval shaped worklights are great options for narrow spaces on utility vehicles or machinery where round and square shaped...

Aussie Eziloader trailer wins Vic WorkSafe Award

Ron Mileham and Perry Carter decided to join forces to produce a ‘different’ trailer. One that loads and unloads at floor level. No need to use a forklift or manually handle products onto the trailer or to grapple with ramps that can...

Seegrid partners with Bell and Howell, expanding service and support for self-driving industrial vehicles

Bell and Howell  announced that it has been selected by Seegrid, supplier of connected self-driving vehicles for materials handling, for technical service and support in North America. The partnership expands Seegrid’s service capabilities...

JW Winco offers aluminum angle connector clamps

JW Winco, Inc. , A Ganter Company and supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 196 Aluminum Angle Connector Clamps in metric sizes. These clamps offer many more application opportunities within the expansive range...

TVH introduces dual color strobes

TVH in the Americas (TVH) , provider of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and industrial equipment industry is excited to introduce the new dual color strobes in the ML2 LED, ML5 LED and ML55 LED series. These strobes...

Pivot safety gate now available in a rack-supported design

Mezzanine Safeti-Gates, Inc. , designer and manufacturer of industrial safety products for warehouses, distribution centers and manufacturing facilities, announced the popular Pivot safety gate model is now available in a rack-supported design. The...

November Calendar of Events

November 2 : Women in the Industry Event November 16: YPN Webinar : Smarter Goals

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