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Join us at the Holiday Inn-Rolling Meadows, Ill. for an educational one-day conference, June 7, with key industry leaders giving you ideas to take back to your business tomorrow. This four-session format will include topics that are trending in the industry. Take part in networking opportunities before and during the event, plus a vendor mall for ideas on products and services to expand your product line.

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New lease accounting rules: Eight steps to help transition

October 11, 2016

By Ralph Petta
President and CEO, Equipment Leasing and Finance Association

The new rules for lease accounting approved by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) are scheduled to take effect for financial periods... Read more about New lease accounting rules: Eight steps to help transition

MCFA celebrates fifth annual National Manufacturing Day

October 11, 2016

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA), a leading manufacturer of forklifts under the Cat® lift trucks, Mitsubishi forklift trucks and Jungheinrich® brands, today joined other... Read more about MCFA celebrates fifth annual National Manufacturing Day

Hodge Company repositions subsidiaries under one new brand - Hodge

October 11, 2016

For nearly 60 years, Hodge Company has been operating in Dubuque, IA and the surrounding areas. The company was founded by Walter J. Hodge in 1958, first known as Hodge Transit Warehouse... Read more about Hodge Company repositions subsidiaries under one new brand - Hodge

Heico to bring three-minute automatic truck loading and unloading technology to U.S.

October 11, 2016

The Heico Companies LLC, the parent holding company for a diversified portfolio of more than 36 businesses involved in manufacturing, construction and industrial services, including... Read more about Heico to bring three-minute automatic truck loading and unloading technology to U.S.

Raymond highlights innovation, virtual simulation during National Manufacturing Day celebration

October 11, 2016

The Raymond Corporation hosted Innovation in Manufacturing, an event celebrating National Manufacturing Day, at its headquarters in Greene, New York. More than 250 students from Southern... Read more about Raymond highlights innovation, virtual simulation during National Manufacturing Day celebration

Premier Freight Management Corporation ownership changes hands

October 11, 2016

Premier Freight Management Corporation, a West-Michigan based shipping, logistics and warehousing company, today announced 50 percent of the company has been acquired by Jonathan... Read more about Premier Freight Management Corporation ownership changes hands

Q4 economic outlook lowers 2016 equipment and software investment growth forecast to -0.5%

October 11, 2016

Investment in equipment and software is expected to contract -0.5 percent in 2016, according to the Q4 update to the 2016 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook released today by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation.... Read more about Q4 economic outlook lowers 2016 equipment and software investment growth forecast to -0.5%

Brady wins 2016 Occupational Health & Safety New Product of the Year Award

October 10, 2016

Brady, a provider of industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, announced that its transparent gate valve lockout device won the 2016 Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S)... Read more about Brady wins 2016 Occupational Health & Safety New Product of the Year Award

PACK EXPO International 2016

October 10, 2016

It takes a proactive team to ensure that a brand is continuously evolving, meeting consumer demands and staying ahead of the competition. This fall, PACK EXPO International 2016 (McCormick Place, Chicago; Nov. 6–9), North America’s largest... Read more about PACK EXPO International 2016

Logistics support for Hurrican Matthew needed

October 10, 2016

As the South East Coast area prepares for impact of Hurricane Matthew, planning is underway to respond once the storm has passed. The American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) could use your help if you or your company can volunteer or donate.... Read more about Logistics support for Hurrican Matthew needed

MFG.com welcomes new vice president of product strategy

October 10, 2016

MFG.com, online manufacturing marketplace, announces the hiring of Allan “AJ” Sweatt as its new vice president of product strategy. In this role, AJ will focus on the firm’s global online... Read more about MFG.com welcomes new vice president of product strategy

Materials handling financing veteran to retire at year’s end

October 5, 2016

After more than 40 years in the materials handling industry, Jim Mandato will retire from DLL at the end of the year. As Regional Account Executive, Mandato supports DLL’s preferred financing partnership with Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift... Read more about Materials handling financing veteran to retire at year’s end



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