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Storage Systems Company And Conveyer & Caster - Equipment For Industry Team Up To Form Leading Materials Handling Distribution Firm

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Two business have merged to form one of the region’s leading material handling firms.

Storage Systems Company (SSC), a leading distributor in the Cincinnati area for nearly half a century, has merged with Conveyer & Caster - Equipment for Industry (CC-EFI), based in Cleveland, Ohio. SSC will be the Storage Systems Division of CC-EFI and the key employees from both companies are remaining with the merged firm.

CC-EFI, which has been in business since 1961 in Cleveland, is a third generation, family-owned, solution provider focusing on casters and wheels, power and gravity conveyors, dock and material handling equipment. Conveyer & Caster - Equipment for Industry has developed a national reputation for providing quality, innovative, and comprehensive material handling solutions to its customers.

In addition to its Cleveland headquarters, the company has offices in Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, Toledo, Pittsburgh, Erie, and Syracuse. The merged company’s distribution area is principally in Ohio, Northern Kentucky, Western New York, and Western Pennsylvania.

“The merger of Conveyer & Caster - Equipment for Industry and Storage Systems Company brings together two firms with great customer focused businesses that have very complementary product offerings,” said Jeff Stohr, president of CC-EFI. “This translates to great benefits for the customers and communities we serve.”

“We believe this partnership will benefit our customers greatly and keep a viable business thriving in Cincinnati,” said Bill Judd, president and founder of SSC. “The  resources of Conveyer & Caster - Equipment for Industry gives us expanded capabilities in terms of pricing and availability of products for our valued clients. At the same time, we bring expertise in large scale storage systems, mezzanines, and enclosures to the Conveyer & Caster - Equipment for Industry customer base.” Ted Buse, a key salesman at SSC, said, “I’m excited that we’re able to offer more to our customers; making us a more valued supply partner to all of them.”

SSC’s customers will gain access to a dedicated team of customer service and technical professionals at Conveyer & Caster - Equipment for Industry. “Our existing Storage Systems customers will still have the advantages of dealing with the same representative that they’ve known for years, plus benefit from the expanded resources and capabilities that Conveyer & Caster - Equipment for Industry brings to the table,” said Judd. “This will help strengthen our presence in the region.”

For more information contact Conveyer & Caster - Equipment for Industry at 800/777-0600, 216/631-0202 or visit

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