Control Chief Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Control Chief Corp., Bradford, Pa., is announcing the year-long celebration of its 40th anniversary. The company will be celebrating its milestone throughout 2011 with special events planned for the staff, industry, and sales channel partners, plus it will hold a company open house and dedication ceremony in June. Control Chief began operations in 1971 with […]

25/04/2011 - 04:00 am

United Rentals Realigns Management

United Rentals, Inc. Greenwich, Conn., has promoted Matt Flannery to executive vice president, operations and sales. In this role, Flannery will have overall responsibility for leading the general rental and aerial operations. "I am delighted to promote Matt in recognition of his strong business acumen and leadership skills, said Michael Kneeland, chief executive officer. "He […]

21/04/2011 - 04:00 am

Lincoln Hoist and ProRigger Form Partnership

Ratchet-lever hoist manufacturer Lincoln Hoist, North Grafton, Mass., has joined forces with Sweden-based ProRigger to expand its business in Europe. "We are a U.S. company aiming to extend our business in Europe, and we believe having partners on the ground with the necessary experience and expertise is vital," said Lincoln Hoist president, David Hallen. Hallen […]

21/04/2011 - 04:00 am

NACCO Wins Safety Award

NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. (NMHG), Greenville, N.C., has been awarded the Carolina Star Safety Award at the Eastern North Carolina Safety awards ceremony by the North Carolina Department of Labor. In order to qualify, a company needs to pass an initial assessment to prove that their facilities are a safe, healthy and productive work […]

19/04/2011 - 04:00 am

Sapient Names East Coast Director of Sales

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 George Fiorentino, Jr. east coast director of sales and business development. Fiorentino boasts over three decades of experience in designing, selling and implementing automated storage and retrieval systems in facilities […]

19/04/2011 - 04:00 am

ACRP, Baton Rouge Business Group Promote CRC, ICHC

Maximum Capacity Media announces two additional supporting organizations of the July 19-20 CRC and ICHC conferences to be held in Houston, Texas in conjunction with Reach Expo. The Association of Crane & Rigging Professionals (ACRP) and the Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance (GBRIA) will promote the Crane & Rigging Conference and Industrial Crane & Hoist […]

19/04/2011 - 04:00 am

Smart-Rig Cranes Utilized for Commercial Window Installs

The commercial glass industry is taking notice of Smart-Rig Crane’s, Newport Beach, Calif., S1 model. "Commercial glazing contractors in the U.S. and Canada are using the mini-cranes to lower their bottom line," said Josh Clark, owner of Smart-Rig Cranes. With its portable design, the glass lifting robotic portable crane can be transported by elevators or put on […]

14/04/2011 - 04:00 am

Cattron to Exhibit at Canadian Mining Show

Cattron Group International, Sharpsville, Pa., a unit of Laird Technologies, will be attending the Canadian Mining and Industrial Expo, Ontario, Canada, 27-28 April, 2011. Cattron will be located at booths 52 and 53. With a focus on underground mining, Cattron will display products aimed at increasing safety and productivity, including its underground communication system (SIAMnet), […]

13/04/2011 - 04:00 am

Magnetek to Address ICHC Houston Delegation

A fourth presentation has been confirmed for Industrial Lift & Hoist's (ILH) Industrial Crane & Hoist Conference (ICHC), set to take place July 19-20 in Houston, Texas. Following a successful inaugural event in 2010, ICHC will return to Houston, where it will again be staged alongside the Crane & Rigging Conference (CRC) and Reach Expo […]

13/04/2011 - 04:00 am

Combilift Forklift Models Make a Splash at ProMat

At ProMat, Combilift, Greensboro, N.C., marked its 11th year of production of the Aisle-Master articulated forklift with the introduction of new designs and a new model. End users have found that by replacing a combination of reach and counterbalance trucks with narrow aisle operation Aisle-Masters, their storage capacity can be doubled. Aisle-Master was a pioneer […]

12/04/2011 - 04:00 am

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