Gripping Tong Grab Introduced by Bushman Avontec

Bushman AvonTec, Milwaukee, Wis., recently designed and built a 30,000-pound capacity gripping tong grab to handle work rolls in a steel mill. The tong includes chock stabilizers that keep the top-heavy chocks on the ends of the roll from flipping over. Operation is all mechanical and utilizes Bushman AvonTec’s automatic latching device.

14/07/2011 - 04:00 am

Raymond Eco-Performance Delivers During Independent Testing

To help warehouses and distribution centers achieve higher performance and more sustainable operations, the Raymond Corp., Greene, N.Y., delivers Eco-Performance, which is Raymond's approach to designing and engineering lift truck solutions for maximum economic and ecological benefits. In independent third-party testing by the United States Auto Club (USAC), several Raymond lift trucks were tested against […]

14/07/2011 - 04:00 am

Nissan Announces Dealer of Excellence Awards

Nissan Forklift Corp., Marengo, Ill., has announced the winners of its Nissan Forklift Nine, Dealer of Excellence Award for fiscal year 2010, which ended March 31, 2011. The award program is designed to reward and recognize the top nine Nissan Forklift dealers throughout the United States that have achieved the highest standards of sales excellence […]

14/07/2011 - 04:00 am

Sign up for the Lift and Access Showcase & Symposium

The multi-faceted Lift and Access Showcase & Symposium is unlike any other event in North America. It encompasses an educational Symposium, the Showcase product class review, an equipment demonstration area, a vendor's pavilion, and the MCM Events Crane Operator Rodeo. On Nov. 8-9 at West World in Scottsdale, Ariz., aerial lift, crane, and rough-terrain forklift […]

11/07/2011 - 04:00 am

Skyjack Assigns a Territory Manager for the Great Lakes Area

Skyjack Inc., Ontario, Canada, a division of Linamar Corp., announced that Ron Butts has accepted the role of territory manager for the Great Lakes area. Butts has experience in the aerial work platform (AWP) and telehandler industry, and will be a valuable addition to the Skyjack field sales staff. He will cover accounts in Ohio, Michigan, […]

11/07/2011 - 04:00 am

End Users to Speak at ICHC Next Week

Industrial Crane & Hoist Conference (ICHC) associate sponsor Columbus McKinnon Corp. (CMCO) will introduce a presentation by Brian Daigle, vice president, plant manager; and Darren Parnell, vice president of business development, Turner Industries Group, LLC, at the Crowne Plaza Houston/North Greenspoint in Houston, Texas, next week (July 19-20, 2011).  Turner Industries will speak from 11:45-12:15 […]

11/07/2011 - 04:00 am

Harrington Hoists Announces New Board Members

Harrington Hoists Inc., Manheim, Pa., announced the appointment of two new members to their board of directors. Carlo A. Lonardi, vice president of sales and marketing and Scott D. Miller, vice president of operations, will now serve as directors on the board and will provide the solid leadership needed for the continued expansion and long-term […]

11/07/2011 - 04:00 am

Brad Boehler Named Interim President of Skyjack

Linamar Corp. announces Brad Boehler has been named the interim president of Skyjack, Guelph, Ontario. Boehler has held various strategic positions since he joined the company in 2003, including vice president of engineering and more recently vice president of sales and marketing. The company said this experience will enable him to spearhead new product development […]

08/07/2011 - 04:00 am

Konecranes Set to Publish Interim Report

Konecranes, Hyvinkää, Finland, will publish its January to June, 2011, Interim Report on Thursday, July 21, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. Finnish time on its website. A press conference will be held at 11:00 a.m. Finnish time. The interim report will be presented by Konecranes’ president and CEO Pekka Lundmark, and CFO Teo Ottola. A live […]

07/07/2011 - 04:00 am

Mazzella Acquires The Indusco Group

Mazzella Holding Co., Cleveland, Ohio, has acquired The Indusco Group. As a result of this acquisition, Mazzella Holding Co. nearly doubles in size and employs more than 300 individuals. Indusco and Mazzella Lifting Technologies now form one of the largest independently-owned companies in the overhead lifting and rigging industries, and will provide “one-stop shopping” for […]

07/07/2011 - 04:00 am

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