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CenterPoint acquires largest warehouse in Miami-Dade County

August 17, 2017

CenterPoint Properties is proud to announce the acquisition of a 961,345 SF facility located at 3300 NW 123rd Street in Miami, Florida. Erik Lundberg and Jeff Hughes of Stan Johnson Co.... Read more about CenterPoint acquires largest warehouse in Miami-Dade County

Equipment leasing and finance industry confidence higher in August

August 17, 2017

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the August 2017 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). Designed to collect... Read more about Equipment leasing and finance industry confidence higher in August

MHI’s Overhead Alliance launches new virtual reality crane game

August 16, 2017

The Overhead Alliance (OA), a marketing vehicle for trade association MHI’s overhead lifting product groups, will launch an interactive, virtual reality (VR) game next month... Read more about MHI’s Overhead Alliance launches new virtual reality crane game

Unicarriers president discusses essential role of forklifts on commerce with Illinois legislators

August 16, 2017

Coinciding with the 4th National Forklift Safety Day (NFSD), UniCarriers Americas president and past NFSD chairman James J. Radous III visited legislators in Washington to discuss... Read more about Unicarriers president discusses essential role of forklifts on commerce with Illinois legislators

KION North America participates in Dorchester Children’s Center’s annual back-to-school supply drive

August 16, 2017

In August, representatives from KION North America Corporation delivered more than 70 backpacks, 50 composition notebooks and a large assortment of other school supplies to Dorchester Children’s Center.

Since December 2003, Dorchester... Read more about KION North America participates in Dorchester Children’s Center’s annual back-to-school supply drive

Premier Freight acquires warehousing division of Grand Rapids-based American Storage and Logistics

August 16, 2017

Premier Freight, a West-Michigan based shipping, logistics and warehousing company, announced the acquisitions of warehouse operations and the lease of 100,000 sq. ft. of space... Read more about Premier Freight acquires warehousing division of Grand Rapids-based American Storage and Logistics

Swift Industrial Power adds to Florida footprint

August 16, 2017

Swift Industrial Power, headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., has announced the acquisition of the battery/charger division of Tampa, Fla.-based, Flood Power Inc. Swift Industrial Power is... Read more about Swift Industrial Power adds to Florida footprint

Global Rental Alliance meets

August 14, 2017

The Global Rental Alliance (GRA), made up of seven peer equipment rental associations from throughout the world, held their mid-year meeting via webinar in early-August with... Read more about Global Rental Alliance meets

Hänel Storage Systems named finalist for Pittsburgh Technology Council’s Tech 50 Innovator of the Year Award

August 10, 2017

Hänel Storage Systems, manufacturer of automated vertical storage units, has been named as a Tech 50 Awards Finalist by the Pittsburgh Technology Council in the Manufacturing Innovator of the... Read more about Hänel Storage Systems named finalist for Pittsburgh Technology Council’s Tech 50 Innovator of the Year Award

B&B Attachments appoints business development manager

August 9, 2017

B&B attachments Ltd, is delighted to announce the appointment of John O’Boyle as its Business Development Manager. John has an impressive background within the attachment... Read more about B&B Attachments appoints business development manager

ALL Family of Companies named authorized dealer for Kobelco Cranes

August 8, 2017

Effective immediately, the ALL Family of Companies has been named an authorized dealer for Kobelco Construction Machinery USA for the exclusive territory of Ohio, West Virginia, and Western... Read more about ALL Family of Companies named authorized dealer for Kobelco Cranes

FMH MATERIAL HANDLING SOLUTIONS relocates after 45 years

August 8, 2017

After months of extensive renovations, FMH MATERIAL HANDLING SOLUTIONS, INC. has opened its doors to the public at their new dealership, located at 5165 Vasquez Blvd. in Denver,... Read more about FMH MATERIAL HANDLING SOLUTIONS relocates after 45 years



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