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BYD, WRT, and AMREP Jointly Launch Electric Refuse Truck to Serve Carson, CA

April 22, 2019

 BYD (Build Your Dreams), the leader in commercial electric truck deployment in the United States, recently delivered a BYD 8R Class 8 Automated Side Loader (ASL) all-electric collection truck to Waste Resources, Inc., a subsidiary of... Read more about BYD, WRT, and AMREP Jointly Launch Electric Refuse Truck to Serve Carson, CA

Chad Collins Named President of Akro-Mils and Jamco Products

April 22, 2019

 Akro-Mils, a North American leader in storage, organization and transport products, announces that Chad Collins has accepted the position of President of Akro-Mils and Jamco.

Chad has spent 10 years with Parker Hannifin within the... Read more about Chad Collins Named President of Akro-Mils and Jamco Products

Toyota Industries North America Formally Acquires Hoist

April 22, 2019

 The assets of Hoist Liftruck Mfg., LLC, have been acquired by Toyota Industries North America, Inc., effective April 1, 2019. The name of the new company is Hoist Material Handling, Inc., and it will be managed directly by Toyota Material... Read more about Toyota Industries North America Formally Acquires Hoist

Logistyx Technologies Promotes and Hires New Executive “Dream Team” to Meet the Demands of Exponential Growth

April 19, 2019

 Logistyx Technologies (www.logistyx.com), the leader in transportation management for parcel shipping, announces today the promotion and hiring of eight executives at the senior vice president, vice president and director levels.Five of... Read more about Logistyx Technologies Promotes and Hires New Executive “Dream Team” to Meet the Demands of Exponential Growth

Doosan announces top-performing equipment dealerships of 2018

April 19, 2019

 Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, announces its top-performing equipment dealerships of 2018. These Doosan dealer enterprises have demonstrated a high quality of customer service to provide exceptional sales, parts and services to... Read more about Doosan announces top-performing equipment dealerships of 2018

PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO Rank 5th on 2018 TSNN Top Trade Show List

April 19, 2019

 PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO, which took place last October at McCormick Place in Chicago, ranked fifth in the 2018 Trade Show News Network Top 250 U.S. Trade Shows.

After a sixth-place finish in... Read more about PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO Rank 5th on 2018 TSNN Top Trade Show List

Cascade Corporation and Meijer Handling Solutions establish joint venture

April 18, 2019

 Cascade Corporation and Meijer Handling Solutions B.V., global leaders in the material handling industry, are pleased to announce the establishment of Cascade-KOOI, a joint venture in North America.
Cascade-KOOI will offer... Read more about Cascade Corporation and Meijer Handling Solutions establish joint venture

DHL Relocates Minneapolis Operations to Increase Efficiencies

April 18, 2019

DHL, the world’s leading international express services provider, has moved its service center facility in Minneapolis to a new, more central airport location to accommodate increased e-commerce demand.

The new facility,... Read more about DHL Relocates Minneapolis Operations to Increase Efficiencies

Lift Table Stocking Program Offers Over 50 Lifts for Shipment in One Week or Less

April 18, 2019

Southworth Products Corp announces a new program to maximize the availability of
an unprecedented number of lift tables and vertical lifting and positioning equipment for fast delivery. The SwiftLift™ program combines the thoughtful... Read more about Lift Table Stocking Program Offers Over 50 Lifts for Shipment in One Week or Less

World Distribution Services Plans $6.2 Million Warehouse Renovation Near the Port of Virginia

April 18, 2019

To bring a much needed option for secure, high quality warehousing space close to the Port of Virginia, World Distribution Services (WDS) has announced that it will invest $6.2 million in collaboration with Lingerfelt Commonwealth Partners to... Read more about World Distribution Services Plans $6.2 Million Warehouse Renovation Near the Port of Virginia

PMMI Announces Laura Thompson as Vice President, Trade Shows

April 18, 2019

Laura Thompson has been promoted to Vice President, Trade Shows at PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows. Thompson previously served as Senior Director,... Read more about PMMI Announces Laura Thompson as Vice President, Trade Shows

TrueCommerce Datalliance Releases First Platform Update of 2019

April 18, 2019

TrueCommerce, a global provider of trading partner connectivity, integration and unified commerce solutions, has announced today that TrueCommerce Datalliance, its division focusing on vendor managed inventory (VMI) and collaborative... Read more about TrueCommerce Datalliance Releases First Platform Update of 2019