RMI Corporation Releases Advantage Mobile User, Adds Features for Blackberry Users

RMI Corp., Avon, Conn., has launched its new ADVANTAGE Mobile user option, which allows users to interact with Advantage through a simplified interface designed specifically for small screens on barcode scanners and other mobile devices. With the intention of growing the offering over time, the Advantage mobile user has access to just the RMI Advantage […]

06/07/2011 - 04:00 am

Colson Casters Contributes to Special Olympics

Colson Caster Corp., Jonesboro, Ark., has made a $3,000 donation to help support its regional Special Olympics Team. This is the sixth year that the company has contributed to and assisted its local chapter of the international organization. "This is one of our favorite activities," said Don Laux, President and General Manager for Colson. "In […]

06/07/2011 - 04:00 am

IPAF Supports Position of Not Using Cranes to Lift People

IPAF welcomes the position paper issued by the FEM Product Group for Cranes and Lifting Equipment, which states that cranes should not be used for lifting people except in exceptional circumstances where safety requirements have been fulfilled and undertaken at the specific responsibility of the user. FEM (Fédération Européenne de la Manutention) is the European […]

06/07/2011 - 04:00 am

Terex RTGs for Chinese port

Terex Port Equipment has signed a new contract for the delivery of four Terex Noell Elevated Busbar rubber-tired gantry (ERTG) cranes to the Ningbo Port Group Co. Ltd., Phase V Yuandong port terminal in China. Engineered for highly selective and space-intensive container stacking and handling, the four Terex Noell ERTGs were ordered to address the […]

06/07/2011 - 04:00 am

Hercules Releases 2011 Cylinder Catalog

Hercules Sealing Products, Clearwater, Fla., has released the latest edition of the Hercules Cylinder Catalog, which is now available for shipment to anyone looking for Hercules Brand, Prince, Custom Hoists, Commercial, Hyco, and SHC custom and standard cylinders. New in this ninth edition is a complete line of 3000-psi, double-acting, tie rod cylinders called the […]

03/07/2011 - 04:00 am

Toyota Honored with National Safety Council Award, Green Supplier Status

Toyota Material Handling USA, Inc. (TMHU), Irvine, Calif., reports that Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg, Inc. was awarded the the Occupational Excellence Achievement Award by the National Safety Council. The Occupational Excellence Achievement Award is given to companies that have a lost time injury rate of less than 50 percent of companies in the same business […]

01/07/2011 - 04:00 am

Demag Cranes Meets Minimum Acceptance for Terex’s Buying Offer

Terex Corp., Westport, Conn., announces that the minimum acceptance level of 51 percent for the voluntary public tender offer by Terex Industrial Holding AG to all shareholders of Demag Cranes AG at EUR 45.50 (65.83 USD) per share has been exceeded. Terex also received early termination under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 in […]

01/07/2011 - 04:00 am

G.W. Becker Names Training Manager

G.W. Becker, Inc., Hermitage, Pa., a manufacturer of overhead cranes, has named Larry Lynn training manager. He brings more than 20 years of experience in the crane and hoist industry and is "looking forward to developing a first-class training program.” The initial programs will be operator training and crane inspection training. Lynn will be responsible […]

29/06/2011 - 04:00 am

Snorkel Expands Dealer Network

Aerial lift manufacturer Snorkel, Elwood, Kan., has appointed Mid Pac Far East, LLC (MPFE) as its distributor for the U.S. Territory of Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands. MPFE was founded in Guam in 1970 to provide sales, […]

28/06/2011 - 04:00 am

New Caster Range Launched by Hamilton

Hamilton Caster, Hamilton, Ohio, has launched a caster series "built for speed and 24/7 operation." The enhanced heavy service or EHS caster series represents Hamilton’s latest version of a towable caster built to outperform and outlast other towable casters in its class. The EHS series is well suited for use on in-plant trailers, towline carts, […]

24/06/2011 - 04:00 am

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