ASSP Names Safety Professional of the Year

April 22, 2024

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has named Matthew F. Herron its 2024 Safety Professional of the Year. The safety engineer and ergonomics specialist has been an ASSP member for 13 years and has helped advance occupational safety and health in many ways. Herron, M.S., P.E., CSP, CPE, is lead safety engineer for the Mechanical…


Alimerka Announces Partnership with Cimcorp Automation

April 10, 2024

The collaboration enhances supply chain efficiency and sustainability Cimcorp, a pioneer in robotic handling solutions, has partnered with Spanish supermarket chain Alimerka to automate fresh food distribution processes. By integrating solutions from Cimcorp in its warehousing operations, Alimerka has reduced packaging material usage and enhanced distribution efficiency, making its supply chain more agile and sustainable.…


Caster Concepts Earns Certification from Ergonauts

March 27, 2024

Certification granted for TWEGO Ergonomic Caster Wheel Caster Concepts, a leading manufacturer of industrial heavy-duty casters and wheels, announced that its innovative TWERGO® ergonomic caster wheel has earned the industry’s first Ergonauts ergonomic approval. The Ergonauts approval confirms that TWERGO® heavy-duty industrial casters have been tested and validated to reduce push forces by 55 percent compared…


ASSP Announces Sessions for Safety 2024 in Denver

March 13, 2024

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has published the concurrent sessions lined up for its signature workplace safety education event this summer at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. More than 200 continuing education sessions will be available to occupational safety and health professionals who attend the Safety 2024 Professional Development Conference and Exposition from August 7-9. In…


Hyster Forklifts Honored with Design Award

February 21, 2024

Hyster Company announces the Hyster® H40-70A forklift series is a winner of the prestigious 2023 GOOD DESIGN® Award. The configurable internal combustion engine-powered forklifts are the first in the A Series, which offers robust ergonomic features, a low total cost of ownership and an innovative technology engineered to help reduce the likelihood of forklift tip overs. The H40-70A models, which are…


Hyster Introduces Two New Forklifts to Lineup

January 10, 2024

Hyster Company announces the expansion of its integrated lithium-ion forklift lineup with the addition of the three-wheel J32-40UTTL and four-wheel J30-70UTL. The UTTL and UTL are both powered by a factory-installed lithium-ion battery and provide a new avenue for electrifying forklift applications with less demanding requirements in industries such as chemicals and plastics, third-party logistics and…


Ergodyne Announces New Back Support Brace

January 10, 2024

Nearly 40 years after introducing the ergonomics category to the workplace, Ergodyne has announced the launch of the ProFlex 1675 Cooling + Warming Back Support Brace. Back injuries are a leading cause of workplace disability, accounting for over one million injuries according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Ergodyne’s latest back support is engineered to address…


Caster Concepts Expands Manufacturing Facility

December 18, 2023

Caster Concepts, a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty casters and industrial caster wheels, announces the completion of a 16,000 square foot expansion at its West Michigan Ave facility in Albion, Mich. This marks the company’s fourth expansion since 1995, reinforcing its commitment to long-term growth. “With continued onshoring and production growth in aviation, heavy equipment and automotive, we…


ASSP’s Safety Podcast Tops 300,000 Downloads Over Five Years

December 13, 2023

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has shared practical workplace safety and health guidance and updates with thousands of safety professionals worldwide through its podcast series, which has surpassed 300,000 downloads over five years. New episodes of “The Case for Safety Podcast” are available every other week and focus on a range of topics…


ATI Introduces the MC-50 Manual Tool Changer

November 2, 2023

ATI Industrial Automation has introduced the MC-50 Manual Tool Changer, which provides unmatched performance, reliability and quality for the manual exchange of robotic tooling. With intuitive and ergonomic lever operation, the patent-pending MC-50 provides a simple solution for quickly changing robotic end-of-arm tooling by hand. This compact and robust Tool Changer is designed for applications…


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