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ITA Forecast: Economic Activity Sustains Industrial Truck Sector Growth

By Brian Feehan, President, ITA The element of a U.S. government shutdown and the recent fiscal debate in Washington on the debt ceiling added some uncertainty to the markets — although we have yet to accurately measure the exact level of uncertainty we do believe that there will be some negative impact in the fourth quarter. However, we also believe ...

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MAPI Business Outlook: A Sense of Optimism for Manufacturers

Widespread improvement in a number of indexes suggests optimism for the manufacturing sector in the next three to six months, according to the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Business Outlook. The survey’s composite index is a leading indicator for the manufacturing sector. The September 2013 composite index advanced to 66 from 58 in the June survey, the ...

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Green Buildings

Background information about what it means to be a “green” building for the material handling industry and how to become LEED certified.

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It’s Easy To Be Green

David Kenealy, president of DAK Equipment and Engineering, shares tips on how to save money by making your company more energy efficient.

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Getting The Green Light

Morrison Industrial Equipment's Greg Morrison explains how sell your customers on energy efficiency for their warehouses. By Greg Morrison.

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Obtaining A Building Permit

Many material handling dealers must handle obtaining a building permit. There are many rules governing conveyor, carousels, mezzanine, storage rack, shelving and storage and handling equipment. By Sal Fateen.

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Dealer Terminations

Termination of dealer contracts in the material handling equipment distribution industry has potentially severe consequences. Material handling distributors must protect themselves. By George W. Keeley, Esq.

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