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February 27, 2013


Technology and Timeless Safety Topics Top Agenda: While some crane and rigging safety topics are timeless, others are predicated by industry trends, changes in standards and regulations, new technology, and shifts in labor demands. Attendees of the May 29-30, 2013 CRC/ICHC conference in Indianapolis, Ind., will hear fresh ideas from construction professionals on all these issues. Central to bringing this event before industry stakeholders in the Midwest is the Ohio Manufacturers Association, which represents transportation equipment, plastics, fabricated metal, machinery, chemical, and other types of manufacturers. Read full article


jcb_3-13.jpgMaterial Handling Equipment Distributors Association Announces New Board Members for 2013: Daryle Ogburn, President of Advanced Equipment Company, Mike Vaughan, CFO of Liftech Equipment Companies, Inc and Chris Wetle, President Pape Material Handling. have been elected to serve on the Board of Directors and Doug Bouquard VP/GM Motive Power Sales of East Penn Manufacturing has been elected to serve on the Manufacturers Board of Advisors of the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) for 2013. Read full article


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LiuGong Announces JCB Distribuidora S.A. as New Forklift Dealer in Costa Rica: LiuGong Construction Machinery N.A. LLC, headquartered in Katy, Texas, is pleased to announce that JCB Distribuidora S.A. (Grupo JCB) has joined them as their new forklift dealer in Costa Rica. Grupo JCB, a privately held company, has ten years in the material handling industry and will cover the entire country of Costa Rica for LiuGong forklift distribution and service. “Their experience in the Costa Rica market makes them an excellent partner for us” noted Ken Biediger, Forklift Commercial Director for LiuGong. Read full article


Product Safety & Compliance Seminar Helps Manufacturers Fine-Tune Company Programs: The Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) annual product safety event - May 7-10, 2013 - will help equipment manufacturers analyze and enhance their corporate safety programs to ensure each component remains effective and useful. The Product Safety & Compliance Seminar runs May 7-9 with the theme “Juice Up Your Product Safety Program” playing off the event location of Orlando, Florida (Orlando Hilton). The co-located AEM Product Liability Seminar follows May 10 to provide attendees with guidelines for more effective participation in product litigation. Read full article


Georgia Logistics Summit

New Speakers & Sessions at 2013 GEORGIA LOGISTICS SUMMIT: Just over a month to go before we kick off the 5th Annual Georgia Logistics Summit on March 19th & 20th in Atlanta. We are working hard to put the finishing touches on content and speakers to make sure this year is even better than 2012. Below you will find the most recent additions to our speaker line up, updated panel discussions, along with the final group of industry sponsors to join us for 2013. Read full article


Social media hits Westfalia: For over 35 years, Westfalia has been committed to the success of our customers, being an active partner in every stage of their warehouse automation projects with listening and conversation being key ingredients in the equation. Social media will now play a major role in Westfalia’s success formula for our customers. “Integrating ourselves into the virtual community will allow us to keep abreast of our clients’ industry trends while providing important information about warehouse automation,” said Dan Labell, president, Westfalia Technologies, Inc. Read full article

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W&H Systems Introduces Next Generation Warehouse Control System With Increased Visibility & Control of Material Handling Processes: W&H Systems, Inc., a full-service integrator of conveyors and material handling systems with a state of the art Warehouse Control System (WCS), that improve fulfillment operations and achieve maximum warehouse efficiency, announces its next generation warehouse control system that will be introduced at ProMat 2013. The new W&H Systems WCS, named Shiraz, offers improved flexibility, increased visibility and control of processes, and better coordination of equipment control for higher throughput. Read full article


PrimoLinear® C-SERIES – Conveyorized Scale for Sticky Products: The PrimoLinear C-Series linear scale can weigh and fill the most difficult of products as it is engineered to use conveyors as opposed to traditional vibratory feed pans to transfer product. This conveyorized scale is designed to automatically weigh and dispense food products that are sticky, wet or very delicate into bags, trays, boxes or bottles. Often used for fresh vegetables, fruit, cheese, noodles, fresh poultry, delicate confections, cookies and more. Read full article


CYBERWATCH SMS + LAN: Cellular + Wi-Fi hour meter + location monitoring devices: Keytroller, LLC announces the introduction of CYBERWATCH SMS and CYBERWATCH LAN — two simple and inexpensive wireless hour meters. SMS communicates through simple text commands from a cell phone, tablet or PC and the LAN connects through the Wi-Fi network in the facility. SMS has two hour meter inputs and LAN has four easily install to any make or model vehicle or machine. GPS location recording is also on both models. SMS users simply click the GPS coordinates in the text response to view vehicle exact location. Read full article

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