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Thursday September 21, 2017
CLARK receives MHEDA 2018 Most Valuable Supplier Award
Thursday September 21, 2017
CLARK Material Handling is pleased to announce it has been awarded 2018 Most Valuable Supplier by the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA). This Award recognizes companies who have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to their ...
Toyota named #1 forklift brand for 15th straight year
Thursday September 21, 2017
For 15 consecutive years, Toyota Forklifts has earned the title of the world’s top forklift supplier. Peerless Media Network recently released its  Annual Top 20 Lift Truck Suppliers  list, which ranks forklift brands based on worldwide ...
Wednesday September 20, 2017
PMMI Members’ and PACK EXPO exhibitors’ donations support needs of hurricane victims
Wednesday September 20, 2017
Bosch contribution pushes hurricane relief funds raised through  www.pmmi.org/we-care  to nearly $90,000. PMMI will match funds up to $100,000. As the packaging and processing industry continues support for PMMI’s campaign for hurricane ...
Monday September 18, 2017
Scott Carey recognized for rail industry risk management practices
Monday September 18, 2017
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) honored the late Scott Carey of BatesCarey LLP with the 2017 David W. Fries Award for exemplary risk management efforts and practices in the railroad industry. The award was presented to his wife, Patricia, ...
Thursday September 14, 2017
Crown Equipment increases presence in Asia
Thursday September 14, 2017
Crown Equipment Corporation , one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced further expansion in the Asian market with a new company-owned branch location in South Korea. The new branch is the third major expansion ...
Wednesday September 13, 2017
Maersk joins BoxTech container database 
Wednesday September 13, 2017
Global container shipping company Maersk Line has uploaded the technical details of its entire container fleet to BoxTech, the fast-growing database provided by the Bureau International des Containers (BIC).  Following the upload, the BoxTech database ...
Toyota Forklifts celebrates 50th anniversary in the United States
Wednesday September 13, 2017
Toyota Material Handling U.S.A. (TMHU), commemorated the 50th anniversary of the first Toyota forklift sold in the U.S. with a special event for dealers, associates, dignitaries and media at its U.S. forklift headquarters in Columbus, Indiana. ...
Tuesday September 12, 2017
IBTTA announces new 2018 second vice president
Tuesday September 12, 2017
With nearly 700 global transportation leaders from 22 countries meeting for the  International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association's (IBTTA) 85th Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Atlanta, Georgia this week, IBTTA announced Samuel ...
Hess Auctioneers, LLC celebrates 10th anniversary
Tuesday September 12, 2017
Hess Auctioneers, LLC announces its tenth year as a leading truck, trailer and equipment auction company.  Hess Auctioneers, LLC has seen steady growth since is 2007 inception.  The company will commemorate the occasion with an anniversary ...
JW Winco introduces new logo and enhanced website
Tuesday September 12, 2017
JW Winco, Inc. , a Ganter Company, has launched an evolved company logo and website to reflect its commitment to continued growth and leadership in the standard parts industry. For over 35 years, Ganter, a manufacturer of standard parts since 1894, ...
Friday September 8, 2017
STIHL INC. and Goodwill Industries receive Reusable Packaging Award
Friday September 8, 2017
The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) is pleased to announce that STIHL Inc. and Goodwill Industries International are the winners of the 2017 Excellence in Reusable Packaging award. Two award categories were established in 2017: one ...
Volvo CE appoints Alta Equipment Company® as new Illinois dealer
Friday September 8, 2017
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) recently appointed Alta Equipment Company as its authorized dealer in central and northern Illinois. Alta Equipment Company will start providing parts and services on Volvo CE equipment immediately. The company ...
Wednesday September 6, 2017
Adrian’s Safety Solutions announces Awards of Excellence for Safety
Wednesday September 6, 2017
Adrian’s Safety Solutions is presenting four awards to outstanding companies with excellence in safety practice and culture. Steve Dew, president of Adrian’s Safety Solutions, announced this year’s award recipients: Warehouse ...
FlexQube and Multitube launch partnership in Netherlands and Belgium
Wednesday September 6, 2017
The two companies will focus on growing the FlexQube market share in the Netherlands and Belgium.  Anders Fogelberg, CEO of FlexQube, comments: “ Multitube has shown great ability to penetrate this market with tube- and joint based ...
Tuesday September 5, 2017
WIT announces its September Member of the Month
Tuesday September 5, 2017
Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announces Deb Bosworth as its September Member of the Month. Deb is a professional driver for Walmart Transportation. Deb was recently named Trucker Buddy of the Year by Trucker Buddy International (TBI). She ...
Wednesday August 30, 2017
Pettibone announces Highlift Equipment as new Ohio dealer
Wednesday August 30, 2017
Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC announces the addition of Highlift Equipment to its dealer network. Highlift will carry Pettibone telehandlers for the state of Ohio at its three affiliated locations in Cincinnati, Canton and Sunbury (Columbus). “We’re ...
Rockford Systems and The Master Lock Company form strategic partnership
Wednesday August 30, 2017
The Master Lock Company announced a new joint initiative designed to accelerate the adoption of safety technologies throughout the North American manufacturing sector. The two companies are teaming up to reduce workplace accidents, improve job efficiencies, ...
Ametek Prestolite Power promotes Jeff Harrison to business manager
Wednesday August 30, 2017
Jeff Harrison has been promoted to business manager of AMETEK Prestolite Power , a manufacturer of motive-powered battery chargers and other battery accessories used for industrial lift trucks and utility vehicles. In his new role, Jeff Harrison is ...
Tuesday August 29, 2017
Toyota announces promotions within national management teams
Tuesday August 29, 2017
Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A. (TMHU) announced the promotions of Tom Lego and Scott Redelman to their national management teams this summer. Tom Lego has been promoted to national manager of training and the customer center, where he will ...
Crown Equipment recognizes dealers in Latin America and Caribbean
Tuesday August 29, 2017
Crown Equipment Corporation recently honored its top-performing dealers in Latin America and the Caribbean. Momatt S.A. de C.V. (Mexico), an independent Crown dealer that has enjoyed a strong relationship with Crown for more than 45 years, received ...
Friday August 25, 2017
WPRP announces new director of inside sales
Friday August 25, 2017
Linda Anlauf has been promoted to director of inside sales at   WPRP Wholesale Pallet Rack Products , a nationwide wholesale distributor of pallet rack, wire deck and accessories.  Linda’s experience over the past 14 years working for ...
Thursday August 24, 2017
Handling Specialty provides stage for eclipse performance
Thursday August 24, 2017
Bonnie Tyler performed her iconic song  Total Eclipse of the Heart  on the stage Handling Specialty built for Royal Caribbean cruises Oasis of the Seas during the solar elipse. The very moment the sun was overtaken by the moon, Tyler's ...
Tuesday August 22, 2017
TVH hosts summer event for Boys & Girls Club
Tuesday August 22, 2017
TVH in the Americas (TVH) hosted a Summer Splash Event at the Lake County Boys & Girls Club with the TVHCares program in early August.  The day included a variety of fun activities including games of Twister, capture the flag, sponge ...
Yale earns spot on Green Supply Chain Partner list for seventh consecutive year
Tuesday August 22, 2017
   Supply chain sustainability efforts play an integral role in increasing productivity while reducing costs and environmental impact in an ever-changing, demanding delivery climate. In recognition of continued leadership in such sustainability ...
U.S. Senator visits Unicarriers Americas to highlight job growth and impact on commerce
Tuesday August 22, 2017
  Attracted by its dedication to creating jobs in Illinois and the premise of essential people creating essential products, Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) visited UniCarriers Americas on August 21st. Senator Durbin toured the manufacturers facility, ...
Monday August 21, 2017
Universal adds new Southeast regional sales manager
Monday August 21, 2017
Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. , a global provider of lighting and a member of the Panasonic Group, has hired Freddy Preston as a regional sales manager in its Southeast United States territory. In his new role, Preston will work directly with ...
Applied Machinery Sales growth spurs team expansion
Monday August 21, 2017
Applied Machinery Sales (AMS-Merlo) , supplier of world class Merlo telehandlers to the USA market is expanding its territory sales team. “AMS-Merlo has experienced strong business expansion throughout the first part of the year, “says ...
Johnson Controls announces accelerated leadership succession
Monday August 21, 2017
Johnson Controls International plc announced effective Sept. 1, 2017, George Oliver, currently president and chief operating officer, will assume the role of chairman and CEO.  This action accelerates the move of Mr. Oliver to his ...
Thursday August 17, 2017
Decisiv joins the Inc. 5000
Thursday August 17, 2017
Decisiv, Inc. , provider of a Service Relationship Management (SRM) software platform for commercial vehicle, heavy equipment, and industrial asset service management, announced today that Inc. Magazine has included Decisiv ...
Dorner awards 2017 Richard C. Ryan Packaging Education Scholarship
Thursday August 17, 2017
Vanessa Hinrichs, a student at the University of Wisconsin – Stout, is the recipient of the 2017 Richard C. Ryan Packaging Education Scholarship, funded by Dorner Mfg. Corp . This $2,000 scholarship, established in honor of Richard Ryan, the ...
Wednesday August 16, 2017
Unicarriers president discusses essential role of forklifts on commerce with Illinois legislators
Wednesday August 16, 2017
Coinciding with the 4th National Forklift Safety Day (NFSD), UniCarriers Americas president and past NFSD chairman James J. Radous III visited legislators in Washington to discuss the critical impact forklifts have on commerce and the importance ...
Tuesday August 15, 2017
Combi official provider of replacement parts for 3M™ packaging equipment
Tuesday August 15, 2017
Combi Packaging Systems LLC , a joint venture of 3M, has become the official provider of replacement parts for 3M-Matic™ case sealers and spare parts for industrial Scotch and Tartan branded tape dispensers. The new CSPD division, Case Sealer ...
Monday August 14, 2017
Dorner appoints new regional sales manager for Texas and Louisiana
Monday August 14, 2017
Scott Lister has been appointed regional sales manager covering Texas and Louisiana for Dorner Mfg. Corp. In this new position with Dorner, Lister will be working with sales channel partners and key accounts to grow the company’s industrial ...
H&E relocates to new facility in Tampa, FL
Monday August 14, 2017
Effective August 14, 2017, H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announced the relocation of its Tampa branch to its newly-constructed facility at 6227 E Adamo Dr, Tampa, FL  33619, phone 813-635-9688. The new branch provides full-service ...
Wednesday August 9, 2017
Clark appoints Electro Mechanical Services, Ltd. as an authorize dealer
Wednesday August 9, 2017
CLARK Material Handling Company   announced it has appointed Electro Mechanical Services LTD. as an authorized distributor of CLARK products in the Newfoundland Canada market. “Electro Mechanical Services LTD. is a family business founded ...
Tuesday August 8, 2017
The Manitowoc Company announces new executive vp of cranes
Tuesday August 8, 2017
The Manitowoc Company , Inc. announced that after more than 20 years of service to The Manitowoc Company (the “Company”), Lawrence J. Weyers provided notice to the Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”) ...
Decisiv honored by Best in Biz Awards 2017 International
Tuesday August 8, 2017
Decisiv, Inc. ,  provider of a  Service Relationship Management  (SRM) software platform for commercial vehicle, heavy equipment and industrial asset service management, announced it has been named the silver award winner ...
Monday August 7, 2017
Raymond Handling Concepts receives patriotic employer award
Monday August 7, 2017
Raymond Handling Concepts Corporation announced it received the Patriot Employer Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an agency of the Department of Defense. The award was nominated by one of Raymond Handling Concepts ...
Friday August 4, 2017
Advance Storage Products welcomes new national accounts manager
Friday August 4, 2017
Advance Storage is please to introduce Ingo Dohrendorf as their new national accounts manager. Inggo brings with him 20 years of experience in the materials handling industry, most recently with Engineered Products, and will be providing pallet rack ...
Wednesday July 26, 2017
Women In Trucking Association to give away a truck thanks to Arrow Truck Sales
Wednesday July 26, 2017
The Women In Trucking (WIT) Association announced that it will be giving away a 2014 Volvo VNL670 at the “Salute to Women Behind the Wheel” next spring.  The truck is being donated to WIT by Arrow Truck Sales, Inc., a Gold Partner supporter ...
OnSSI appoints Steve Lenox as mid-atlantic regional manager
Wednesday July 26, 2017
OnSSI  has named Steve Lenox as its Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager as part of the company’s revitalized growth initiative for continued success, and to further improve customer support and service. A seasoned professional surveillance and ...
Friday July 21, 2017
Holland named 2017 True Value LTL Carrier of the Year
Friday July 21, 2017
Holland has been named 2017 LTL Carrier of the Year by True Value, one of the world's largest retailer-owned hardware cooperatives. Holland received this inaugural award at the carrier conference held at True Value headquarters in Chicago on June ...
ALL Family of Companies named authorized dealer for Kobelco Cranes
Friday July 21, 2017
Effective immediately, the ALL Family of Companies has been named an authorized dealer for Kobelco Construction Machinery USA for the exclusive territory of Ohio, West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania, including Pittsburgh. The ALL Family will provide ...
Tuesday July 18, 2017
Crown Equipment opens new Canadian sales and service center
Tuesday July 18, 2017
Crown Equipment Corporation is evolving its Canadian operations. Ryder Material Handling, part of Crown Lift Trucks, has opened a new facility in Brantford, Ontario.  The new sales and service facility is located at 21 Tallgrass Court in ...
Tuesday July 11, 2017
MCFA celebrates 25 years
Tuesday July 11, 2017
Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA), manufacturer of forklifts under the Cat® lift trucks, Mitsubishi forklift trucks and Jungheinrich® brands, celebrates a major milestone this month, marking 25 years of quality material handling ...
Wolter Group  expands its rail car mover business
Tuesday July 11, 2017
The Wolter Group’s Wisconsin Lift Truck operations have been in the rail car mover business for over 30 years, offering new, used, rental & reconditioned mobile railcar movers as well as service and parts support throughout Wisconsin & ...
Raymond Handling Concepts celebrates 30 years
Tuesday July 11, 2017
Striving to provide its customers with a sense of trust from day one, Raymond Handling Concepts Corporation revealed some of its principles and client testimonials, reinforcing its commitment to employees and customers alike.  As a result of ...
Friday July 7, 2017
TVH promotes Antonio Velez to general manager for TVH Mexico
Friday July 7, 2017
TVH in the America’s (TVH),  provider of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and industrial equipment industry is proud to announce that Antonio Velez has been promoted to General Manger for TVH Parts Mexico. ...
Thursday July 6, 2017
Dawes Crane moves memorial phantom F-4 jet fighter
Thursday July 6, 2017
A crane operator from Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental maneuvered the Link-Belt crane into place. The weight of the plane was transferred from its display pedestal to the crane’s extended boom. The pedestal’s bolts were released one by one. ...
MAUSER Poland celebrates 5th anniversary
Thursday July 6, 2017
MAUSER Group , a worldwide company in industrial packaging, celebrates the 5th anniversary of its factory in Gliwice, Poland. Ideally located in the industrial heartland of Upper Silesia, and operated by a strong local management team, the plant offers ...


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