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January 28, 2014


Vehicle Capturing Systems That Offer Enhanced Security: The potential to stop a getaway vehicle is an important concept for many types of businesses. However with many different types of barrier-models on the market at a range of price points, it may be difficult for businesses to determine which security measure will best fit their needs. Below is a breakdown of barrier-based security models to enhance perimeter protection: Anti-Terror Road Blocker, Pit-BUL™, BVB Vehicle Barrier, and Spike Barrier Roadblock.  Read full article Announces the State of the Cloud in 2014: Concerns and Outlook for the Future: Cloud computing can be a powerful tool, and in 2014, every financial professional should be thinking of ways it can benefit their organization. Cloud computing grew at an incredible rate in 2013, and Gartner predicts it will grow 41.3 percent through the year 2016. ITAnyWhere Cloud revolutionizes the way your business operates by allowing instant, secure access to your hosted IT infrastructure from anywhere. All you applications, data files, emails, and shared company data is accessible to you from any PC, Mac, or tablet with internet access. Read full article

DuPont Packaging Announces Call for Entries for 26th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation: DuPont Packaging announced the call for entries in the 26th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, the industry’s longest running, independently judged competition. The awards program returns for a new year with refreshing changes that reflect current trends in the packaging industry. The deadline for entries is March 1, 2014. “The DuPont Packaging Awards honor packaging innovations that use science, inspiration, and creativity to shift the paradigms and change the way we live. As we enter the next quarter century of celebrating packaging, we believe we need to evolve with the industry,” said Yasmin Siddiqi, marketing director, DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers, DuPont Packaging Awards program leader. Read full article

Sign Up for CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 ‘Night at the Race Track’!: CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 attendees can extend the value of their show experience at a special Las Vegas Motor Speedway hospitality event to be held March 7 (Friday) from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS) will host a special CONEXPO-CON/AGG “Night at the Race Track” which includes access to a designated hospitality area with a party tent, full catering, live entertainment and a 150+ mph ride in a NASCAR-style stock car on the LVMS Superspeedway during the event. Read full article

Equipment Lease Finance Industry Confidence Much Higher in January: The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the January 2014 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) today. Designed to collect leadership data, the index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executives from the $827 billion equipment finance sector. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market is 64.9, the highest confidence level in two years, and an increase from the December index of 55.8.  Read full article

BEUMER Center of Competence offers the best solutions to cement manufacturers: Pooling knowledge worldwide: The cement industry is a growing market worldwide. The demand for this construction material continues, especially in China. The BEUMER Center of Competence (CoC) was established for the cement business unit to provide optimal systems and plants as a full-range supplier to customers all around the world. It is designed to optimise communication among the BEUMER experts worldwide. China's biggest cement manufacturer also benefits from this. "China and India are still the two main growth markets", says Dr. Christoph Beumer, Chairman and CEO of BEUMER Group based in Beckum.  Read full article

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nms_logo_jan14.png National Maintenance Services (NMS) is looking to add to our staff of Full Time Lift Truck Mechanics, to meet the demands of our growing business. Employee must be able to inspect, troubleshoot, diagnose, repair and maintain all makes and models of material handling equipment.

Immediate openings in:

  • Accomac, VA
  • Topeka, KS 
  • Buffalo, NY
  • Danville, VA 
  • Washington, IN
  • Oakland, CA
  • Dothan, AL

We are looking for dependable employees who possess the following skills and qualities:

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in repair and maintenance of material handling equipment.
  • ICE & Electric Follows all safety procedures in performing work, as well as company policies Able to work independently.
  • Able to manage time effectively, as well as complete service reports, timecards and parts ordering.
  • Communicate well with customers.
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)

NMS offers:
401(k), Health Benefits, Paid Vacation, Boot Allowance and Uniforms. We have good working conditions. Wages are based on the individual’s skills and experience. *We conduct background checks and drug testing on all applicants.

Please Submit Resumes to:
Email -
Fax - 419.422.7457

*Please specify which location you are applying for in the Subject Line.


Stellana, Inc: A Diverse, World Class, Global Supplier: Stellana, Inc. is a world class, global supplier of polyurethane products across many industries. Though we specialize in supplying the highest quality tires and load wheels for the material handling industry, our expertise reaches into markets as diverse as conveyor equipment, casters, elevator/escalator, energy, transportation and snow & ice removal. We use the knowledge we have gained in the toughest applications over 40 years to create solutions for all polyurethane applications. We are a nimble, innovative company that is determined to be the problem solver in the world of polyurethane production Read full article

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Fork Lift Scale Uploads Data In Real-Time: An NTEP-certified fork lift scale that is capable of lifting, transferring, weighing, data collection, storage, and wireless transmission in real-time is available from Alliance Scale, Inc. of Canton, Massachusetts. The Alliance Rice Lake CLS-420 Fork Lift Scale is NTEP-certified 5,000 lbs. and mounts on the fork carriage and permits lifting, transfer, weighing, data collection, and storage. Featuring a wireless WI-FI weight indicator and controller in the cab, it is capable of data logging and storing up to 10,000 records and uploading data in real-time to a computer or network. Read full article


New Ergonomic Lift For 5-Gallon Pails: The innovative Pail Partner™ lifter/transporter from Lift’n Buddy makes back strain from lifting and transporting heavy 5-gallon pails a thing of the past. The Pail Partner’s special yoke securely holds a plastic or metal pail just below its rigid collar. The yoke can be easily raised or lowered as necessary to conveniently pick up stacks of up to three pails, add to or take from a stack, wheel the stack to another location, and place the pails on a floor, shelf, tailgate, etc. The compact, ergonomic unit is the first of its kind. A full pail of paint, joint compound, food, etc., can weigh more than 50 pounds, and worker fatigue, back strain and injury can often result from carrying such pails. Read full article

nameplatesforindustry_pp_jan14.jpg Plastic Nameplates Subsurface Printing Outlasts Metal: Custom plastic nameplates that are more chemical and abrasion-resistant than metal nameplates and offer many more design options are available from Nameplates For Industry, Inc. of New Bedford, Massachusetts. NFi Plastic Nameplates feature subsurface printing between the durable plastic substrate and the equipment’s surface which protects the image and data from rub-away caused by abrasion and weather. More durable than metal nameplates, they can incorporate full-color and metallic inks, photographs, sealed windows with serial numbers, date codes, and other details. Read full article

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