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April 9, 2013


Guangxi Cummins Engine Company Celebrates Official Start of Operations with Completion of First Engine: The first Cummins L9.3 engine has rolled off the production line at Guangxi Cummins Engine Company Limited (Guangxi Cummins), the 50:50 joint venture between Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and LiuGong Machinery (Shenzhen: 000528), marking the official start of operations in Liuzhou, southern China. The 9.3-liter engine is designed and built in China specifically for construction equipment to meet the demand of both LiuGong and other equipment manufacturers. The engine is available in multiple versions to meet various off-road emissions standards. Read full article


Industry Association Announces 2013 Award Winners: The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA), the leading trade association for the material handling industry, is pleased to announce 24 distributor member companies have achieved MVP award status for 2013. The prestigious MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Award requires a company to provide evidence of their commitment to their partners in success including their customers, employees and suppliers. Read full article


Steel Erectors Join CURT and Ohio Manufacturers in Support of CRC/ICHC: TThe Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) has agreed to support CRC/ICHC to be held May 29-30 in Indianapolis, Ind., announces MCM Events, the conference organizer. SEAA comes on board as a Supporting Organization at the same time that MCM Events finalizes the agenda. SEAA represents contractors engaged in building with steel and promotes safety, education, and training programs for steel erector trades, assists with development of standards, and cooperates with others to impact the commercial construction business. SEAA joins the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) and the Ohio Manufacturers Association, other professional organizations that have agreed to promote the conference to their respective members. Read full article


Major Florida International Intermodal Logistics Center Being Prepared To Welcome Manufacturers, Distributors: With the decision by international developer Panattoni Development Company to market and develop Americas Gateway Logistics Center in Moore Haven, Fla., the master planned, 6,700-acre, international intermodal logistics center is being prepared for tenants and to generate new jobs in southern Florida. Planned for 40 million square feet of manufacturing and distribution facilities on 4,700 acres, with an additional 2,000 acres available for assembly plants, Americas Gateway Logistics Center will provide international and domestic manufacturers and distributors ample space and cost-effective and efficient access to growing domestic and emerging global markets. Read full article


Northland Industrial Truck Co., Inc.: Northland Industrial Truck Co., Inc. (NITCO) is pleased to be named as the authorized Yale® lift truck dealer for the state of Connecticut, and for the counties of Berkshire, Franklin, Hamden and Hampshire in Massachusetts. NITCO, which has been a materials handling solutions provider in the New England region for over four decades, is also the exclusive Yale® lift truck dealer in Central and Eastern Massachusetts, Eastern Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. Additionally, NITCO is the exclusive Hyster ® lift truck dealer for Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine and Eastern Vermont. Read full article


LGSTX Services Ground Support Equipment App: Along with Material Handling and Facilities Services, LGSTX also offers Aviation Ground Support Equipment Services. This app was designed to allow aviation professionals the opportunity to browse GSE that LGSTX has available for lease and sale on the go. The exact description associated with the app is as follows: This app allows aviation professionals to quickly and easily browse Aviation Ground Support Equipment (GSE) that LGSTX has available for Lease and Sale. Read full article

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Cat Lift Trucks Receives Bronze ‘Product Of The Year’ Award For New Electric Pneumatic Tire Lift Truck Series: Cat Lift Trucks, a provider of lift trucks known for quality, reliability and customer service, today announced that the 5.000-6,500 lb. capacity series of electric pneumatic tire lift trucks was named as one of Plant Engineering’s 2012 Product of the Year recipients. The 2EPC5000-2EP6500 Series, which offers industry-leading performance levels and a low total cost of ownership, was selected as the bronze award recipient in the Material Handling Systems category.  Read full article


Triple Scissor Lift Table with Powered Rotating Top for Tire Manufacturing: One of the largest manufacturers of off road tires required an adjustable height work platform to assist in the inspection of the tires inner liner. After reviewing the application criteria Pentalift designed and manufactured a multistage lift table. The design allows the inspector to more efficiently examine the inner liner prior to certifying the tire for use. For ease of operator inspection the lift table is equipped with a powered rotating top. The specifications of the lift table included a 48” diameter powered rotating top complete with a slew ring bearing, 1,000 lb. capacity and an 81” raised height. Read full article

stellana_pp_apr13.jpg Stellana® Announces the Stellana® Optima™ Tire System: “Standard press-on tires come with costly trip charges, press-on charges, and downtime expenses. The Optima™ Tire System eliminates these costs: simply bolt the tire onto your lift truck and you are up and running again.” The Optima™ Tire System is engineered to produce maximum performance. “We have redesigned the tire’s cross-sectional thickness establishing a perfect ratio between the outer diameter and width of the tread. Read full article

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