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2019 Economic Outlook Forecasts 4.5% Expansion In Equipment and Software Investment and 2.2% GDP Growth

April 10, 2019

After two consecutive solid years, equipment and software investment growth is likely to slow in 2019 to 4.5 percent (up from 4.1 percent in the Economic Outlook published in December), according to the Q2 update to the 2019 Equipment Leasing... Read more about 2019 Economic Outlook Forecasts 4.5% Expansion In Equipment and Software Investment and 2.2% GDP Growth

City’s rise as a tech powerhouse creates perfect fit for world leader in supply chain technology and innovation

April 10, 2019

Dematic recently announced it will establish its global headquarters in Atlanta, securing approximately 40,000 square feet of space in the Coda complex in Midtown’s Tech Square. The move will add an estimated 230 additional jobs as the... Read more about City’s rise as a tech powerhouse creates perfect fit for world leader in supply chain technology and innovation

North America’s Largest Automation Show Announces Move to Accommodate Rapid Growth

April 10, 2019

Automate, North America’s largest showcase devoted to automation industry trends, leading-edge technology and business innovation, is moving to Detroit. The biennial Automate Show and Conference, colocated with Promat in Chicago since 2011,... Read more about North America’s Largest Automation Show Announces Move to Accommodate Rapid Growth

BYD to Showcase Forklifts, Charger at ProMat

April 10, 2019

BYD will showcase its lineup of forklifts and a game-changing battery charger at ProMat, the largest industry expo for manufacturing, distribution and supply chain equipment.

BYD’s motto, “Forklifts Simplified” applies to its... Read more about BYD to Showcase Forklifts, Charger at ProMat

Hyster-Yale Group to Collaborate with RICO on Explosion Proof Lift Trucks

April 9, 2019

Industries such as aerospace, automotive, chemical, petroleum, construction, food, pharmaceuticals and plastics often have designated operating areas where lift trucks may be exposed to explosive gases and combustible dust particles. It is... Read more about Hyster-Yale Group to Collaborate with RICO on Explosion Proof Lift Trucks

Hy-Brid Lifts Receives 2019 EquipmentWatch Lowest Cost of Ownership Award

April 5, 2019

Custom Equipment LLC has received a 2019 Lowest Cost of Ownership Awardfrom EquipmentWatch for their HB-1430 low-level lift. The award recognizes products in 20 categories, and is designed to acknowledge manufacturers for building high-quality,... Read more about Hy-Brid Lifts Receives 2019 EquipmentWatch Lowest Cost of Ownership Award

Santana Equipment Trading Rebrands all Social Media and releases Forklift Evaluator Feature

April 5, 2019

Santana Equipment Trading Company has launched a new campaign to rebrand all platforms of their social media. The strategy is designed to bring a stronger online presence and to improve the corporate image of the company. The marketing team has... Read more about Santana Equipment Trading Rebrands all Social Media and releases Forklift Evaluator Feature

New Resource Shows Equipment Distributors How to Grow Their Business with Propane Forklifts

April 5, 2019

The Propane Education & Research Council released a new educational resource for equipment dealers and distributors that outlines simple ways to grow their business with propane-powered forklifts.


“Whether a customer wants... Read more about New Resource Shows Equipment Distributors How to Grow Their Business with Propane Forklifts

Toyota Material Handling Honors Top Forklift Dealers

April 5, 2019

Toyota Material Handling (TMH) announced the winners of the annual President’s Award which recognizes the top Toyota forklift dealers in North America. The revered award recognizes the top dealers who perform at the highest level in parts,... Read more about Toyota Material Handling Honors Top Forklift Dealers

Doosan Infracore North America opens new 57,000-square-foot parts distribution center near Seattle

April 5, 2019

Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, a leading manufacturer of construction equipment, opened its second North American parts distribution center near Seattle, Washington.

In late 2018, Doosan opened a new 100,000-square-foot parts... Read more about Doosan Infracore North America opens new 57,000-square-foot parts distribution center near Seattle

Energid Reinforces its Leading Position in Real-Time Adaptive Robotic Motion Control and Path Planning at Automate 2019

April 4, 2019

At the Automate 2019 Show and Conference in Chicago next week, Energid will highlight extensive enhancements to its Actin 5 software development kit (SDK), the industry’s premier commercial robotic software for real-time, adaptive motion... Read more about Energid Reinforces its Leading Position in Real-Time Adaptive Robotic Motion Control and Path Planning at Automate 2019