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Material-Handling Companies Unite

Material-Handling Companies Unite

Tuesday, November 28, 2006
 
Bushman Equipment, Milwaukee, WI, a manufacturer of custom-engineered heavy-duty material-handling equipment, has acquired Avon Engineering, Waterdown, Ontario, Canada. Avon (www.avonengineering.com) designs and builds material-handling equipment and pressroom-automation and coil-packaging equipment. Bushman’s West Bend Equipment Division (www.westbendequipment.com) manufactures lift tables, die-handling equipment, upenders and inverters. David Lowery, founder of Avon Engineering, continues with the company as vice president. Sales, engineering and manufacturing operations will continue in both the U.S. and Canadian markets.

 

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