ILH Names First Member of Editorial Advisory Board

Overhead crane industry stalwart Jim Vandegrift, president, R&M Materials Handling Inc., Springfield, Ohio, is the first member of the Industrial Lift & Hoist (ILH) magazine editorial advisory board. The advisory board will be involved in editorial planning and will dedicate its work to the sharing of information among manufacturers, suppliers, and users of overhead cranes, lift […]

06/05/2011 - 04:00 am

Manitex Receives Approval from Creditors to Purchase CVS Assets

Manitex International Inc., Bridgeview, Ill., has been notified that a majority of the creditors of CVS SpA has voted in favor of a proposal to allow Manitex's subsidiary, CVS Ferrari srl, to purchase certain assets of CVS SpA from the court. Since July 2010, Manitex's subsidiary CVS Ferrari srl has been utilizing certain assets of […]

05/05/2011 - 04:00 am

Systems Material Handling Offers the Safe-T-Alert Electronic Horn

Systems Material Handling, Olathe, Kan., has released the Safe-T-Alert electronic horn, which has a continuous tone pulse rate. It has an expected life twice as long as a normal mechanical horn. With the mounting bracket included, the electronic horns are easy to mount and have a two-year warranty. The horn is housed in metal with […]

05/05/2011 - 04:00 am

Cargotec’s New Range of Heavy Forklift Trucks

Cargotec, Helsinki, Finland, has used the CeMAT trade show in Germany (2-6 May, 2011) to launch a new range of Kalmar 'F'-series heavy forklift trucks. Comprising of four models with lift capacities spanning from 18 to 25 tonnes, the range promises cleaner engines with better fuel efficiency, a new hydraulic system, an ergonomic cabin, and […]

05/05/2011 - 04:00 am

Toyota Names Top Dealer Award Winners

Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A. Inc. (TMHU), Irvine, Calif. has announced its top Toyota Dealer Technicians and Toyota Dealer Technical Trainers, with the Platinum Level, Master Technician Award. Each year, TMHU provides a knowledge test available only to Toyota Gold Level Technicians. This year, nine Toyota Technicians and three Toyota Certified Trainers (TCTs) were awarded Platinum […]

05/05/2011 - 04:00 am

PERC Receives Safety and Green Award

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) was honored recently with an award from the Industrial Truck Association (ITA) and the Industrial Truck Standards Development Foundation (ITSDF) in recognition of PERC’s support for industrial truck safety, clean air regulations, and funding efforts. "PERC has contributed substantially to the success of our efforts to serve our […]

04/05/2011 - 04:00 am

Trico Lift Recognized by Sunoco for Safety Record

Trico Lift, Millville, N.J., was recently recognized by Sunoco Inc. with a Certificate of Safety Excellence. Sunoco presented Ken Pustizzi, Trico Lift president and CEO, and Steve Phillips, safety vice president, at the petrochemical company’s Annual Contractor Safety Recognition Luncheon.with the 2010 Award “for having achieved excellence in Safety Performance” According to Sunoco officials, the award […]

04/05/2011 - 04:00 am

Terex Makes Bid to Buy Demag Cranes AG

Terex Corp., Westport, Conn., announced that its German subsidiary, Terex Industrial Holding AG of Dusseldorf, has decided to make a voluntary cash public tender offer for the outstanding share capital of Demag Cranes AG for €41.75 ($62.10 USD) per share. The proposed offer price represents a premium of approximately 41 percent to the last undisturbed share […]

04/05/2011 - 04:00 am

SC&RA Details Top Rigging Jobs

The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has announced awards for Rigging Job of the Year. The awards went to Fagioli, Manvel, Texas, in the Jobs over $750,000 category and Barnhart Crane & Rigging, Memphis, Tenn., for both the Jobs between $150,000 and $750,000 category and the Jobs under $150,000 category. Issued by SC&RA, details […]

02/05/2011 - 04:00 am

AEM and “I Make America” Launch Photo Contest

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), Milwaukee, Wis., and the “I Make America” campaign, launched the “Picture a Better America” photo contest to demonstrate the urgent need to invest in America’s crumbling infrastructure. The contest will showcase the hard-working men and women who “make” America and aims to greatly amplify the voices of “I Make […]

29/04/2011 - 04:00 am

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