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  • Jervis B. Webb Company Hires Gerard Gonos as Director of Manufacturing

    Jervis B. Webb Co., a subsidiary of Daifuku Company, Ltd., and leading provider of material handling solutions, has named Gerard Gonos as director of manufacturing. In this role, he is responsible for leading all aspects of Webb’s manufacturing processes and operational improvements....

  • CEMA Reports February Booked Orders up 18%

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its February 2011 Booked Orders Index was 167. Index in February is up 26 points or 18% from January 2011’s Index of 141. The February 2011 Index represents an increase of 46% from the February 2010 Index of 114. February...

  • Smico Launches New Web Site

    Smico has launched a new Web site at www.smico.com that is more interactive for customers. The new site has test video on the lab page. The site also has products for industry and a blog page and will be accepting articles and topics from outside sources, along with its own data from its units and...

  • AAR Urges Congress to Continue Safety Programs, Short Line Railroad Tax Credit Under SAFETEA-LU

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has called on Congress to continue supporting grade crossing safety programs, tax credits that help short line railroads remain competitive, and policies that encourage public-private partnerships for rail infrastructure as it considers reauthorization of...

  • AAR Reports Record Gains in Weekly Carload Traffic

    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported record gains in rail traffic for the week ending April 2, 2011, with U.S. railroads originating 305,905 carloads, up 5.7 percent compared with the same week last year. Intermodal volume for the week was also up 19.4 percent compared with the same...

  • Honeywell Invests in Developing, Inspiring Engineering Leaders of the Future

    Honeywell has announced that it will expand its in-house engineering training and development programs to help deliver qualified talent for its industrial automation business. With a maturing workforce and a global reduction in student uptake of new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)...

  • Day Named Relco CFO

    Mike Day has joined Relco, of Willmar, MN, as chief financial officer, to lead Relco’s financial and administrative functions. Day has more than 20 years of leadership experience in finance, accounting, operations, and continuous management improvement, and has a Bachelor of Business...

  • Dupré Logistics Recognized by National Tank Truck Carriers for Excellence in Safety

    At the 63rd Annual National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) Conference in Austin, TX, Dupré Logistics LLC was recognized for its commitment to providing safe service throughout the tank truck industry. Dupré Logistics was awarded the Personnel Safety Honor Award (16-26 Million Mile Class)...

  • Chantland MHS Recognized by Fuji Robotics as Top North American Distributor

    For the fifth consecutive year, Chantland MHS has been recognized by Fuji Robotics as its #1 distributor in North America. Jamie Flot, president & COO of Chantland MHS, Humboldt, IA, was recently presented with a plaque in recognition of this achievement. Presenting the award to Flot were...

  • BHS Announces Expansion, New Facility

    BHS-Sonthofen, the mixing division of BHS-Filtration Inc., has announced the BHS business expansion and new facility located in Charlotte, NC. BHS will be providing its complete line of concrete batch mixers including twin-shaft, single-shaft, continuous feed, and other “special-application...