October 8, 2013
Konecranes to Feature Ergonomic Workstation Cranes at 2013 CMTS Show: Konecranes will feature its ergonomic workstation cranes at CMTS, the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show, to be held September 30 through October 3, 2013 at The International Centre in Mississauga, ON. Konecranes’ workstation lifting systems (WLS) have been designed to improve ergonomics and productivity and feature a variety of efficiency-boosting elements to suit your material lifting needs. They are also available with the latest Konecranes lifting devices, which include the CLX electric chain hoist, the ATB AirBalancer, and the ATL Vertical Column Lifter. The CLX is the next-generation electric chain hoist from Konecranes. Read full article
Cintas & Carhartt Launch 3rd Annual Cold Crew Contest: The search is on for the toughest winter workers in the 3rd annual Cintas & Carhartt Cold Crew Contest. We want to see how you “Outwork Them AllTM.” Cintas launched the campaign in 2011 to recognize individuals in the U.S. and Canada who withstand the toughest winter working conditions. Contestants are encouraged to share their stories and explain why Carhartt, a brand for hard-working people, is essential to their jobs at http://www.cintas.com/carharttcoldcrew for their chance to win free merchandise and a grand prize trip for two. Entries are being accepted now through February 28, 2014, at which time Cintas and Carhartt will select finalists and begin public voting at the contest website. Read full article
TMI Acquires Simplex Isolation Systems: TMI International, LLC, a Pittsburgh, PA-based, leading international supplier of workplace environmental management systems and other PVC-based products, announced today that they have acquired the assets of Simplex Isolation Systems. Since 1979, Simplex, headquartered in Fontana, CA has been a manufacturer of PVC strip doors, industrial curtains and custom cleanroom environmental control and data center energy management systems and accessories. “We are pleased to welcome the Simplex group into the TMI family,” said Frank Mummolo, TMI’s President & CEO. Read full article
Burns Industrial Equipment Expands Hyster Distribution, Acquires Ohio Materials Handling: Hyster Company announced the acquisition of Ohio Materials Handling (OMH) by Burns Industrial Equipment – a transaction designed to enhance coverage and strengthen support for Hyster® lift truck customers in the Northeast territory. Now part of the Burns Industrial Equipment group of companies, OMH’s Cleveland sales and service territory will continue to operate under the name of Ohio Materials Handling (OMH) from its Macedonia, Ohio, location. OMH president, Jim Orenga, will continue in his role to oversee operations. “By combining OMH with the expertise and resources of Burns Industrial Equipment, our customers can expect an even higher level of service and support,” said Orenga. “We couldn’t be happier about what the future holds for all of us.” Read full article
Hamilton Launches New Website | CartsandTrailers.com: Hamilton Caster announces the launch of cartsandtrailers.com. This all-new website is dedicated to Hamilton’s entire line of stock and custom-engineered carts and trailers. The new site includes extensive product information and specifications to help customers learn about Hamilton’s complete line of products for the material handling industry. You’ll also find a custom gallery with fresh photography. Plus, a blog with interesting stories and case studies of some of Hamilton’s biggest and most unique creations for mega manufacturers. An interactive quote request page makes starting even complex jobs as easy as filling out a quick form. The website also highlights Hamilton’s experience with the aerospace, defense, and heavy manufacturing industries. Read full article
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