Toyota Names Toshiya Yamagishi President

Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg., Inc. (TIEM) has named Toshiya Yamagishi president of TIEM, as well as president of Toyota Industries North America, Inc.; and vice chairman of Toyota Material Handling North America (TMHNA), of Columbus, Ind. He also serves on the board of directors for Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), of Irvine, Calif. As […]

20/06/2011 - 04:00 am

Delta Rigging & Tools Acquires Grizzly Wire Rope & Chain

Delta Rigging & Tools, Inc. (DR&T), Pearland, Texas, has acquired Grizzly Wire Rope & Chain, Williston, N.D. The acquisition gives DR&T a well-established location in the center of the Bakken Oil Shale region, providing strategic growth opportunities to better serve the rapidly expanding oil and gas development activities across a multi-state area. “We had been […]

16/06/2011 - 04:00 am

Terex to Increase Demag Cranes Offer; Demag Recommends Acceptance

Terex Corporation, Westport, Conn., has announced an agreement with Demag Cranes AG for a recommended offer to purchase the shares of Demag Cranes at an increased price of EUR 45.50 per share. Terex, Terex Industrial Holding AG and Demag Cranes have also entered into a business combination agreement that confirms Terex's support for the strategy […]

16/06/2011 - 04:00 am

Kody Diaz to Oversee Legal Activities at Toyota

Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), Irvine, Calif., has announced the appointment of Kody Diaz as national legal department manager and managing counsel, where he will oversee all legal activities on behalf of TMHU. "The tremendous legal expertise that Kody brings to the table is a significant asset to our company," said Brett Wood, president. […]

14/06/2011 - 04:00 am

Custom Equipment Names Dossin Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Custom Equipment, Inc. (CEI), Richfield, Wis., has appointed Chris Dossin as vice president of sales and marketing. He will focus on continued development of global channels for Hy-Brid low-level access products. Dossin’s successful career includes AWP sales, marketing, and business development with Skyjack, Snorkel-Economy, and Condor. He is excited to be involved with Custom, and […]

13/06/2011 - 04:00 am

Snorkel Names New VP of Distribution

Aerial lift manufacturer Snorkel, Elwood, Kan., has hired Steve Watts as vice-president, distribution. Watts has more than 25 years of experience in the construction equipment industry. He recently spent five years with mini-excavator manufacturer Takeuchi and was responsible for establishing its dealer network across North America. He joins Snorkel from Lampson Tractor & Equipment. The appointment […]

10/06/2011 - 04:00 am

Laird at 2011 Connected World Conference

St. Louis, Mo.-based Laird Technologies, Inc., a specialist in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, has announced that it will be participating in the 2011 Connected World Conference at the Lincolnshire Marriott Resort, located near Chicago, Ill., June 14-16, 2011. Laird Technologies will be at […]

09/06/2011 - 04:00 am

Cargotec to Provide 24 New Hiab Loader Cranes and Service Package

Burdens Ltd., a leading supplier of civil engineering and building materials, has ordered 24 new Cargotec Hiab loader cranes. Cargotec won the business due to low lifetime cost of ownership and a service agreement to include maintenance of the incumbent fleet. Following a review of its current lifting requirements and a thorough assessment of the […]

09/06/2011 - 04:00 am

Magnetek Launches Radio Drive Serial Interface

Magnetek Inc., Menomonee Falls, Wis., has announced the availability of its new Radio Drive Serial Interface (RDSI) module for its Flex M receiver. The new RDSI module was designed to allow users to communicate with the company’s Impulse drives through a serial interface, reducing system cost by eliminating relay cards, wiring and labor, according to […]

09/06/2011 - 04:00 am

EMH to Expand Crane Manufacturing Plant

EMH, Inc. (Engineered Material Handling) of Valley City, Ohio, has begun the expansion of its overhead crane manufacturing plant. The addition will increase the size of the plant by 50 percent to more than 60,000 square feet, and feature higher ceilings and higher-capacity cranes, which will allow EMH to more efficiently build large bridge and […]

09/06/2011 - 04:00 am

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