Latest Results Support Economic Recovery Claims

RSC Holdings Inc., Phoenix, Ariz., has announced financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2010. Total revenue was $339 million and rental revenue was $287 million, compared with $290 million and $244 million, respectively, for the same period last year. The company’s fourth quarter net loss narrowed to $7 million, or $0.07 per diluted […]

09/02/2011 - 04:00 am

HeistProof to Introduce New Security System at ConExpo

HeistProof, Bradenton, Fla., will introduce the Keyless Information Security System (KISS) anti-theft and fleet management solution at ConExpo 2011, being held in Las Vegas, Nev., March 22-26. KISS combines the anti-theft features of the original HeistProof product with the Knowledge is Money (KIM) fleet management product.  HeistProof shuts down a vehicle's operating system except to […]

09/02/2011 - 04:00 am

Eriez Introduces New Lifting Magnets

Eriez, Erie, Pa., has launched a new line of SafeHold permanent lifting magnets, which can lift and transfer steel and iron without slings, hooks or cables. Available in several models to meet specific application demands, SafeHold magnets make quick work of difficult steel handling and require fewer operators. Eriez offers the SafeHold line of magnets […]

09/02/2011 - 04:00 am

New Site Dedicated to Distributor Network

The North American material handling industry has welcomed the launch of a unique online business directory dedicated to its vast industrial distributor network. serves those who provide products and services directly to end users within the industrial lifting, material handling and material processing industries. Most distributors are responsible for servicing a region and are […]

08/02/2011 - 04:00 am

Ring Power Named Badger Crane Dealer

Ring Power Crane, St. Augustine, Fla., has announced a partnership with Badger Equipment Co., Winona, Minn., in which Ring Power will add Badger cranes to its product lines. The dealership agreement entitles Ring Power Crane to sell and service Badger rough-terrain cab-down cranes as well as Little Giant truck-mounted and crawler cranes throughout North and […]

07/02/2011 - 04:00 am

MHIA Controls Group Announces New Standard

The Electrification and Controls Manufacturers Association (ECMA) industry group of the Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) has announced the publication of the industry standard, ANSI ECMA 15: 2010: Specifications for Cable-less Controls for Electric Overhead Traveling Cranes. This specification was developed to promote standardization and provide a basis for equipment selection. The use of […]

07/02/2011 - 04:00 am

Konecranes Pursues Possible Merger

Konecranes, Hyvinkää, Finland, has said it remains in the hunt for a company to merge with after Demag Cranes AG, Düsseldorf, Germany, rejected its offer to discuss a possible combination. "As stated in the fourth quarter release, the management of Demag Cranes has no interest in engaging in any dialogue regarding such a potential combination," […]

07/02/2011 - 04:00 am

Brake Specialist to be Headquartered in Ohio

The Terex Hydra Platforms HPT 11/38 truck-mounted under-bridge access platform from Terex Roadbuilding, Rock Hill, S.C., is the company’s first cross model, matching the trailer platform with a truck chassis. Weighing less than 26,001 pounds, the HPT 11/38 truck-mounted model does not require a CDL license to operate. “An operator needs only a regular state-issued […]

04/02/2011 - 04:00 am

Retrotech Acquired by Subsidiary of French Firm

Savoye Inc., a Chicago-based subsidiary of Savoye, Dijon, France, has completed an agreement to purchase all outstanding shares of Retrotech Inc., a privately held engineering services firm based in New York State. Savoye, an international logistics engineering firm with 550 employees and over 1,000 customers globally, earned revenues of $110 million in 2009 primarily from equipment […]

04/02/2011 - 04:00 am

Sapient Names Chief Marketing Officer

Sapient Automation, Doylestown, Pa., a subsidiary of MDCI, a leading provider of automated storage and retrieval systems including Carousels and Vertical Lift Modules (VLMs), has named Ed Romaine chief marketing officer. Romaine boasts three decades of experience in the marketing of automated material handling systems. Having most recently spent 10 years with KardexRemstar, as the vice […]

04/02/2011 - 04:00 am

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