Announcements

  • Bulk Handling Systems (BHS), Eugene, Ore., and Synmet Holding BV, Enschede, The Netherlands, have signed a cooperation agreement. Synmet has been granted the exclusive distributorship of the BHS product line in Europe. Meanwhile, BHS now has the exclusive distributorship in North America of Synmet-Nihot air separation systems.

  • Hallco Manufacturing Co., Tillamook, Ore., has launched a new Web site at www.hallcomfg.com.

  • Autocar, Hagerstown, Ind., has selected tires manufactured by Continental Tire North America Inc., Charlotte, N.C., to be standard equipment on Autocar Xpeditor trucks.

  • The American Transportation Research Institute, Alexandria, Va., has released a report outlining the 10 most crucial issues facing the U.S. trucking industry. The high cost of fuel and the driver shortage topped the list. To view the full report, visit www.atri-online.org.