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  • Slowing Equipment Investment Expected to Stabilize or Improve in Second Half of 2012

    The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases a new quarterly update to its 2012 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook today. The report, which is focused on the $628 billion equipment leasing and finance industry, forecasts equipment investment and...

  • CEMA’s May Booked Orders up 24.3% over 2011

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its May 2012 booked orders increased 24.3% when compared to May 2011 orders. May 2012 booked orders, when compared to April 2012 booked orders, were down 5.9%. May booked orders were up 6.0% for bulk handling equipment and down...

  • DYNATEK Articulated Loading Systems Names BHE Inc. Exclusive Rep for Michigan, Northern Indiana

    DYNATEK Articulated Loading Systems has announced that BHE Inc. in Ludington, MI, as its exclusive sales representative for Michigan and Northern Indiana. “BHE Inc. becomes DYNATEK’s first independent sales representative, so for us it’s an exciting step,” said Gary...

  • Leonard Green Acquires Tank Holding Corp.

    Tank Holding Corp. (THC), which includes leading polyethylene tank manufacturers Snyder Industries and Norwesco, was acquired by Leonard Green & Partners LP (LGP) and the executive management team. LGP is a preeminent private equity firm, based in Los Angeles, who invests in established...

  • Premier Tech Acquires vonGAL Corp.

    Premier Tech announces the acquisition of the vonGAL Corp., as of June 29, 2012. Located in Montgomery, AL, vonGAL delivers quality, reliable, and high-performance conventional palletizer solutions to diversified industries, including baking, bottling, brewing, paint, pet food, and publishing....

  • NBE Appoints New Sales Rep in Canada

    National Bulk Equipment Inc. (NBE) has appointed PROMAT Engineering Sales (2003) Inc. to represent the full line of NBE bulk material handling systems, bulk material packaging systems, and packaged product recovery systems, throughout the Canadian provinces of Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec, and the...

  • Robertson Equipment Honored with Eriez Merwin Sales Award

    Dave Heubel, Eriez director—North American sales, announces that Robertson Equipment of Strongsville, OH has earned the 2011 Merwin Award, presented each year to its most outstanding U.S. field sales office. “There was extremely tough competition in 2011 for the coveted Merwin Award,...

  • MPI names John Nathan Director of Operations

    Magnetic Products Inc. (MPI), a worldwide provider of both magnetic and nonmagnetic material handling solutions, has hired John Nathan as director of operations to accommodate the company’s recent expansion and projected growth. Nathan brings more than 20 years of leadership experience with...

  • Eriez' Newest Facility Running at Full Production

    Mike Mankosa, Eriez vice president—operations, announces the company’s newest facility, located on Wager Ra in Erie, PA, is up and running at full production. The Wager Rd plant houses the Eriez 5-Star Service Center and handles manufacturing of Eriez’ largest and hottest selling...

  • ISPE Releases New Guidance for Designing and Constructing Packaging, Labeling, and Warehousing Facilities

    ISPE announced that it has released new guidance relating to the design, construction, and commissioning and qualification of packaging, labeling, and warehousing (PACLAW) facilities. The Guide helps companies meet CGMP requirements for these types of facilities while avoiding product adulteration...