Month: August 2020

  • Australia’s Leading Online Book Retailer Modernizes Warehouse with Zebra Technologies

    Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), an innovator at the front line of business with solutions and partners that deliver a performance edge, today announced Booktopia’s deployment of Zebra’s TC8000 touch mobile computers to increase the productivity and accuracy of its warehouse operations.   As Australia’s leading online book retailer, Booktopia…

  • MITSUBISHI MOTORS Opens New Headquarter Showroom “MI-Playground” on September 1, 2020

    MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION (MMC) announced today that it will open its new headquarter showroom, also known as “MI-Playground” (pronounced “My Playground”), near its headquarters in Tamachi, Tokyo, on September 1, 2020.   Working in concert with its global brand message “Drive your Ambition,” MITSUBISHI MOTORS is committed to making vehicles…

  • Flex Repeat Winner of Manufacturing Leadership Awards

    Flex (NASDAQ: FLEX) today announced that it has been named a winner of two 2020 Manufacturing Leadership Awards. For the third consecutive year, Flex was recognized for Sustainability Leadership, and for the second consecutive year, the company was honored for Enterprise Integration & Technology Leadership.   In the Sustainability Leadership…

  • JCB Scissors For Gossner

    German access rental company Gossner Arbeitsbühnen has taken delivery of a number of JCB scissor lifts with working height ranging from 7.8 to 13.9 metres. The company now has 15 JCB scissor lifts within its fleet of approximately 200 boom, scissor, truck, trailer and spider lifts. Managing director, Bernhard Gossner,…

  • Canada’s First Bobcat Dealership Acquired By Oaken Holdings

    Canada’s first Bobcat dealership, located in Windsor, Ontario, has a new owner. Starting Sept. 1, Oaken Holdings, the company that operates Bobcat of Toronto and Bobcat of Barrie, is taking ownership of Bobcat of Windsor from Carrier Centers Equipment. The Windsor location first opened in 1972 as a Jacobs Farm…

  • YKK AP America Appoints New Organizational Development And Engagement Leader

    YKK AP America Inc. has appointed Will Ngo as organizational development and engagement leader. Ngo will join the organizational excellence team, where he will provide simple, effective and scalable solutions that will drive employee engagement through best-in-class talent practices, according to the company. Ngo joins YKK AP America with more…

  • Veka Launches Site To Discover Products, Resources

    ExperienceVEKA.com launches Sept. 1, along with GlassBuild Connect. Throughout the month, new materials and content will be added to enhance the show experience, according to Veka. The site aims to give customers tools to facilitate Veka product and resource discovery in a fashion that is easy and efficient to navigate.…

  • AkzoNobel Introduces Dulux Promise SmartChoice – An Economy Emulsion

    AkzoNobel has unveiled Dulux Promise SmartChoice, a water-based emulsion for interior and exterior walls specially formulated for the Indian market. Aimed at the economy segment, Dulux Promise SmartChoice with special anti-chalking, anti-peeling properties provides better coverage and opacity making it the most viable option in comparison to distemper and cement-based…

  • Hitachi ABB Power Grids Awarded Three-Year Contract By To GCCIA Improve The Power Infrastructure Using Innovative System Models And Pave The Way For The Connection Between Egypt & KSA

    Hitachi ABB Power Grids has launched a new reliability-based service solution, RelCare, which has been selected by Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority (GCCIA). GCCIA will become the first customer of the RelCare service. Established in 2001 as a joint stock company by the six Gulf states, GCCIA owns and operates…

  • MITSUBISHI L200 Won Russia Car of the Year 2020 and Two Other Prestigious Awards

    The MITSUBISHI L2001 1-ton pickup truck won the Russia Car of the Year 2020 in the category of pickups, being recognized for its durability, reliability, 4WD off-road performance, comfort and design. The award has the largest popular vote in Europe, of which nearly 1.5 million people in Russia nominated the…

  • Hydro in New Collaborations in the Amazon

    Hydro Sustainability Fund has established partnerships with USAID and PPA Solidarity to strengthen initiatives in the Amazon region in Brazil.   Hydro Sustainability Fund and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have signed a Letter of Intent to promote sustainable development solutions in the Amazon that will improve…

  • Bobcat Company Announces Launch Event For New Line Of Zero-Turn Mowers

    Bobcat Company, a global leader in compact equipment, has revealed that they will be launching a new line of zero-turn mowers. Bobcat® zero-turn mowers will be unveiled in an exclusive live event to customers on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 5:00 p.m. CT, featuring product walk-arounds and a Q&A session. Bobcat…

  • Genie Compact First In Spain

    Spanish rental company Maxber has taken delivery of the first two compact Genie GS-4655 slab scissor lifts in the country. The lightweight, heavy-duty scissor, with front-wheel alternating current (AC) E-drive motors, complements the Maxber fleet for today’s increasingly high warehouse, narrow-aisle access applications. Both units were delivered this month. Offering…

  • New Polyol Products Derived from Cashew Nutshell Liquid (CNSL) Released with Bio-based Grades: ASC

    Pennsylvania-based manufacturer Cardolite has added three new polyol products, and the same number of new bio-based grades, to its range of polyurethane adhesives, sealants and coatings derived from cashew nutshell liquid (CNSL), a renewable non-food chain oil.   According to the company, all three new products are suitable for floor…

  • BENTELER Automotive Campinas Receives Award from Honda

    On July 29, 2020, Honda Brazil invited to the presentation of the “Supplier Awards 2019” at its headquarters in Sumaré-SP, Brazil. A total of 17 suppliers received awards. Among them was the BENTELER Automotive plant Campinas. Mauricio Nantes, Executive Vice President BENTELER Automotive Mercosur & South Africa accepted the award…

  • Board of BASF India Approves Scheme of Merger

    The Board of BASF India at its meeting held on 27 August 2020 have approved the Scheme of Merger by absorption of BASF Performance Polyamides India, a Wholly Owned Subsidiary, with BASF India and their respective Shareholders, subject to necessary statutory and regulatory approvals, including the approval of National Company…

  • Major North American Airline Selects Astronova’s Flight Deck Printers for New Aircraft

    AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT), a global leader in data visualization technologies, today announced that it has closed a deal with a major North American air carrier for the exclusive purchase of the Company’s narrow-format flight deck printers for its Boeing 737 aircraft.   “This exclusive, multi-year commitment from a leading…

  • Johns Manville E3 Pallet™ Technology

    Johns Manville (JM), a Berkshire Hathaway company and leading building products manufacturer, has announced the release of innovative, new shipping pallet technology called the E3 Pallet™. The new E3 Pallet is a large pallet, designed to be cut into smaller, more functional pallet sizes for easy repurposing or recycling in…

  • DSM Enables Ground-Breaking Protective Cycling Jersey With Dyneema Fabric For Tour De France

    Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announces that Dyneema® is driving the performance of Team Sunweb’s protective cycling jerseys in the 2020 Tour de France. Together with its partners, Team Sunweb and Craft Sportswear, DSM has helped to deliver a jersey that, when…

  • Building Owners Seeking Healthier, Safer Indoor Spaces Can Turn To New Armstrong Ceiling Solutions To Ease Covid-19 Pandemic Concerns

    Armstrong today announced that it is now offering its Health Zone™ ceiling systems and Clean Room Grid systems – currently contributing to protection of staff and patients in hospitals and healthcare facilities – to all building owners who want occupants to be and feel safer indoors. According to a recent…

  • PPG Employees Honored With 2020 Louis Schwitzer Award For Role In NTT INDYCAR SERIES Innovation

    PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that engineers from its aerospace business received the 54th annual Louis Schwitzer Award for their contributions in the development of the NTT INDYCAR® SERIES’ Aeroscreen. PPG employees Mike Briggs, Naomi Cassese, Casey McCarthy, Parker Smith, Colin Trinh and William Wittenberg helped to design and test…

  • Excavators – Variety Meets Versatility As Product Development Continues

    Hyundai Construction Equipment recently joined forces with Hyundai Motor Group to develop hydrogen-powered construction equipment. It signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding the joint development of hydrogen fuel cell construction equipment with Hyundai Motors and Hyundai Mobis at its Mabuk Research Centre in South Korea. Together, the three companies…

  • New Electric Tracked Carrier From JCB

    JCB has added to its E-Tech line with the introduction of a new electric version of its HTD-5 Dumpster tracked carrier. The new high-tip, walk-behind HTD-5e E-Dumpster has a capacity of 500kg and a ground clearance of 1,450mm in tipping position. Its electric drive makes it particularly suitable for urban…

  • Wacker Neuson Enhances Loader Portfolio

    Wacker Neuson recently introduced its new WL110 wheeled loader and an updated version of its WL134 wheeled loader, both of which have been available since April. This brings the German manufacturer’s portfolio of wheeled loaders to 14 models, with operating weights of between 2.2 and 12.1 tonnes. The new WL110…