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INDUSTRY NEWS

MILESTONES
Cat Awards Educational Scholarship
Cat Lift Trucks awarded its 13th annual educational scholarship to Sydney Lopez, a high school senior from Northbrook
High School in the Spring Branch Independent School District.
Lopez will use the $5,000 to pursue a degree in education (with

an emphasis on mathematics) from Texas State University.
The scholarship awards a deserving student based on his
or her financial need, leadership, community involvement,
extracurricular activities and academic performance.

Partnerships, Acquisitions and Expansions
* Toyota Industries Corporation ("TICO") has created
a new business division to manage North American
activities in the area of logistics solutions named
"Toyota Advanced Logistics Solutions" (TALS).
TALS shall be operated separately from the forklift
business, except for coordination in strategic areas
as appropriate.
* TICO is also pleased to announce the acquisition of
Bastian Solutions, LLC, a leading systems integrator
with regional US operations and presence in
strategically significant international markets. Bastian
Solutions will be the first group company in the TALS
operative structure.
* FMH Conveyors announced the completion of their
new 195,000 square foot building located at 9701
E. Highland Drive, Jonesboro, AR. The facility is
officially open for business and a grand opening
ceremony was held on Friday, February 17, 2017.
* UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA) strengthened
its DURA-LIFT offerings provided to its dealer network
by adding Rapidparts as a parts supplier.
* Following the acquisition by the KION Group,
Dematic announced the plans for integrating Egemin
Automation into its organization. The integration,
which is targeted for completion by the end of calendar
year 2017, will result in the world's largest Automated
Guided Vehicle (AGV) supplier while enhancing
Dematic's system integration capability in Europe.
* Sunbelt Industrial Trucks of Dallas, TX announces
the sale of its Houston operations to Miner Material
Handling. The sale was closed on the 23rd of March.
* UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA) announced
that one of its suppliers has invested in the UCA
relationship by opening operations at the UCA
Marengo headquarters, DAVCO Fastener Company

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supplies hardware and aftermarket parts. They are
the third supplier to open local operations specific
to UCA.
Following the acquisition by the KION Group on 1
November 2016, Dematic announced the plans for
integrating Retrotech, Inc. into its organization.
Retrotech, with a 30-year legacy of providing expert
modernizations and new automated systems in North
America, will become a division of the Dematic North
America Customer Service organization. 
RMH Systems is pleased to announce that is has
acquired Skarnes, Inc., which is headquartered in
Plymouth, MN (a Minneapolis suburb). Skarnes has
been a dominant material handling house in the Twin
Cities and Minnesota market since 1923. 
Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA)
announced that it has appointed Tri-Lift Inc. (Tri-Lift)
to represent its Cat lift trucks, Mitsubishi forklift
trucks and Jungheinrich forklift and warehouse
product lines in the Worcester County, Massachusetts
area, effective immediately. 
Jamco Inc is now the official dealer for Skyjack Aerial
Lift Equipment for Central Florida. The partnership
was effective April 15. 
Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC announces the addition
of ARDCO Equipment to its dealer network for
material handling equipment. Located in New Iberia,
Louisiana, ARDCO Equipment will represent Pettibone
in Louisiana.
Clark Material Handling Company announced it has
appointed Miner Material Handling as an authorized
distributor of Clark products in Phoenix, Arizona.
Miner Material Handling is a division of Miner
Company which has a rich history of providing industry
leading service and support to their customers. 

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2017

Chairman’s Perspective
From the Desk of Liz Richards
Editor’s Note
2017 MHEDA University Calendar
Ask Your Board
MHEDA MEMBER PROFILE
@WORK
WOMEN IN INDUSTRY
INDUSTRY PULSE
BEST OF THE BEST
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY
CLARK MATERIAL HANDLING COMPANY
MHEDA WORKS WITH MSSC TO DEVELOP CERTIFIED FORKLIFT TECHNICIAN DESIGNATION PROGRAM
49 EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT IDEAS
2017 EMERGING LEADERS CONFERENCE
DOES YOUR LIFE PASS THE CREATIVITY & INNOVATION QUIZ?
GET CONNECTED, GET AHEAD
MHEDA Convention 2017 Recap
THE MASTER'S PROGRAM IN DEALER MANAGEMENT
KEEP/SELL/GROW-BUSINESS ANALYSIS
New Members
Spotlight on Association News
MHEDA Milestones
Index of Advertisers by Product Category
Index of Advertisers Chronologically
The Last Word
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The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2017 - From the Desk of Liz Richards
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The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2017 - Editor’s Note
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The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2017 - MHEDA MEMBER PROFILE
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The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2017 - WOMEN IN INDUSTRY
The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2017 - INDUSTRY PULSE
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The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2017 - BEST OF THE BEST
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The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2017 - HAPPY ANNIVERSARY
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The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2017 - CLARK MATERIAL HANDLING COMPANY
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The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2017 - MHEDA WORKS WITH MSSC TO DEVELOP CERTIFIED FORKLIFT TECHNICIAN DESIGNATION PROGRAM
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The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2017 - 49 EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT IDEAS
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The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2017 - MHEDA Convention 2017 Recap
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The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2017 - THE MASTER'S PROGRAM IN DEALER MANAGEMENT
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The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2017 - Spotlight on Association News
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The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2017 - MHEDA Milestones
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The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2017 - Index of Advertisers by Product Category
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The MHEDA Journal - Third Quarter, 2017 - Index of Advertisers Chronologically
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