Construction began in May 2018 on the California Department of Transportation's (Caltrans) $150.7 million Interstate 710 Pavement Rehabilitation and Bridge Widening Project, which was awarded to Flatiron Construction Corporation in February 2018. Crews have been making solid progress on the project that covers a 3.5-mi.

Berry Companies Inc. acquired the assets of Sellers Equipment effective Sept. 28. The most visible aspect of the acquisition will the addition of the Hyster line of forklifts and material handling equipment. “Hyster is just what we've been looking for in our customer product offering within our Kansas geographic footprint,” said Joe Wilson, president of Berry Material Handling.

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. announced today that its wholly-owned operating subsidiary, NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc., which designs, engineers, manufactures, sells, and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally primarily under the Hyster and Yale brand names will change its corporate name to Hyster-Yale Group, Inc.

Hyster-Yale Group recently hosted an economic development forum at its Sulligent, Ala., facility that was attended by more than 20 national, state and local elected officials including Alabama Congressman Robert Aderholt. The plant tour and discussion with company executives allowed lawmakers and business leaders to see firsthand the facility's contribution to the local economy, and a chance to discuss issues and legislation affecting U.S.

Hyster-Yale Group has entered into a preferred vendor cooperation agreement with robotics specialist Balyo Inc. to market self-guided trucks in North America. Through this agreement, Hyster-Yale Group, the manufacturer of Hyster and Yale lift trucks, will broaden its capabilities by offering robotic high-productivity solutions for the materials handling industry, while Balyo aims to accelerate adoption of its innovative robotic solutions.

Pennsylvania-based materials handling company Equipco Division Phillips Corporation (Equipco), recently celebrated its 70th anniversary as a Hyster dealer. Equipco is Hyster Company’s oldest dealership, tracing its roots back to 1944, when owners Jack and Jim Phillips signed a dealership agreement to become the first independent Hyster dealer in the United States.

Hyster Company has supplied one of its Hyster J35XN lift trucks to the duck-men of Duck Commander, makers of world-famous duck calls. The Duck Commander business experienced significant growth in 2012 as a result of its popular television show, and needed to make significant operational improvements.

Hyster Company showcased its Tier IV H450HDS big truck at the ConExpo. Meeting the revised U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Tier IV Interim emissions standards for off-highway diesel engines, this outdoor truck is best suited for mining, general cargo, and lumber and steel mill applications.

Hyster Company has unveiled its next generation of electric lift trucks. The new Hyster E30-40XN series delivers lifting capacities of 3,000 to 4,000 lbs. (1,361 to 1,814 kg) and offers significant performance and versatility for a wide variety of material handling applications.

Lift truck manufacturer Hyster Company recently named West Coast-based Papé Material Handling as a 2008 "Dealer of Distinction." The Hyster Dealer of Distinction recognition program defines the basic business practices and performance standards necessary to develop and maintain a professional and successful Hyster dealership.

Hyster Company, in partnership with On-Board Communications, has introduced the remote hour meter reading device, a new approach to reducing maintenance time and labor costs. The remote hour meter, available from authorized Hyster dealers, has the ability to remotely acquire and automatically track lift truck run time, which saves time and effort normally spent on maintenance and manual product checks.