Materials Handling News

The material handling technology area encompasses systems and equipment for handling coil, sheet, plate, profiles, tube and pipe, raw materials, and scrap. It also covers peripheral accessories such as C-hooks, clamps, die storage systems, hoists, lifters, and sheet stackers and destackers.

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FlexMove launches new website

July 27, 2016

Malaysia-based FlexMove, a Dorner Holding Corp. company and manufacturer of flexible chain conveyor systems, has launched a new website at The site is designed for viewing on tablets and mobile devices. It presents large photos and detailed technical information on its six...

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Intelligrated to be acquired by Honeywell

July 5, 2016

Material handling systems provider Intelligrated®, Mason, Ohio, has entered an agreement to be acquired by Honeywell. Intelligrated will become part of Sensing and Productivity Solutions (S&PS) in Honeywell’s Automation and Control Solutions business. Co-founders Chris Cole and Jim McCarthy will...

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FlexMove appoints Asia Pacific international sales manager

June 30, 2016

Malaysia-based Dorner Holding Corp. company FlexMove, a manufacturer of flexible chain conveyors, has appointed Deehriex Tan as international sales manager – Asia Pacific. He is responsible for establishing brand recognition and growing sales in Asia Pacific markets for FlexMove, as well as...

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Eriez 5-Star Service repairs processing equipment

June 28, 2016

Eriez® has announced it offers 5-Star Service® capabilities, including rebuild/repair of equipment manufactured by both Eriez and competitor companies, at its 15,000-sq.-ft. service center in Erie, Pa. The facility is staffed and equipped to repair and rebuild magnetic separators, feeders,...

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Dorner appoints regional manager for northern Mexico

June 28, 2016

Dorner Mfg. Corp., a provider of conveyors and related equipment in Hartland, Wis., has appointed Melina Beluche to the newly created position of regional manager covering northern Mexico. Beluche brings material handling application experience and expertise in business development and process...

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UniCarriers Americas names senior manager of product and sales training

June 16, 2016

UniCarriers Americas Corp. (UCA), Marengo, Ill., has hired William E. Wylonis as senior manager of product and sales training. Wylonis has more than 30 years of experience in the material handling industry. He previously worked as a training specialist for Toyota Material Handling USA, president...

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Dorner appoints regional sales manager for Michigan, northern Ohio

June 10, 2016

Dorner Mfg. Corp., Hartland, Wis., has appointed Michael Goodall as a regional sales manager covering the area of northern Ohio and Michigan. He has nearly 20 years of experience in the industry. Goodall most recently worked for Habasit as sales manager of specialty belts and components and...

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Intelligrated hires senior sales manager, western regional sales and operations

June 9, 2016

Intelligrated®, a Cincinnati-based automated material handling equipment provider, has appointed Mark Jordan as senior sales manager for its western regional operations, based in the company’s Ontario, Calif., district office. Jordan has more than 20 years of material handling automation...

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Intelligrated names sales engineer, central regional sales and operations

June 7, 2016

Intelligrated®, an automated material handling systems provider, has promoted Chris Hillman to the position of sales engineer for its central regional operations. Based in Mason, Ohio, the central operation serves companies located in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee, and West...

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UniCarriers Americas expands management team

June 2, 2016

UniCarriers Americas Corp., Marengo, Ill., has hired Cliff Pinto as senior manager of logistics and trade compliance. He has more than 20 years of experience, with roles in logistics, trade compliance, and operations. Before joining the company, he spent five years as a logistics manager for...

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Dorner appoints northwest regional sales manager

June 1, 2016

Conveyor manufacturer Dorner Mfg. Corp., Hartland, Wis., has appointed Hank Baptiste as northwest regional sales manager. In this role, he works with sales channel partners and key accounts throughout the Pacific Northwest. Baptiste has more than 20 years of sales and regional experience at...

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Mayfran Intl. appoints COO

May 26, 2016

Mayfran Intl., a provider of manufacturing conveying systems for a variety of industries, has promoted Frank Sraj to COO. He served as the company’s vice president of sales and marketing for less than 10 months before receiving the promotion. Sraj has more than 30 years of experience in...

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UniCarriers Americas hires director of compliance

May 19, 2016

Material handling equipment manufacturer UniCarriers Americas Corp., Marengo, Ill., has hired Rohit Soni as director of compliance. He has more than a decade of experience in compliance and audit functions, including SOX implementations. Before joining the company, Soni worked as a senior...

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Cambridge Intl. consolidates two plants in Maryland

May 17, 2016

Cambridge Intl., a manufacturer of metal conveyor belts and architectural mesh, has renovated and unified its two plants in Cambridge, Md. Following the 1998 merger of Cambridge Wire Cloth (Plant 1) and Maryland Wire Belts (Plant 2), Cambridge Intl. operated two separate facilities near one...

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Dorner acquires Geppert-Band

May 13, 2016

Dorner Holding Corp., the parent company of Dorner Mfg. Corp., Hartland, Wis., has announced the acquisition of Jülich, Germany-based Geppert-Band, a manufacturer of belt and modular belt conveyors. Dorner Mfg. Corp. manufactures industrial and sanitary conveyor systems. The addition of...

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