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SeaRobotics to manufacture deepwater AUV 
Lockheed Martin selected SeaRobotics Corporation as the manufacturer for its Marlin Mk3 Autonomous Underwater Vehicle designed for survey and inspection applications in depths over 13,000 feet.

JCB receives Pillar of the Industry award
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers honored JCB North America with its Pillar of the Industry award as part of its annual “I Make America” initiative. To be eligible for the award, a member company must demonstrate its involvement in its local community and take action on state and national issues that affect manufacturing.

Atlas Copco launches redesigned Dynapac website
Atlas Copco CMT has launched a redesigned road construction equipment website, The new site provides contractors information and support for the company’s line of compaction and paving equipment. In addition to browsing product information, visitors can also find used equipment and training materials, as well as order manuals and parts.

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Crysteel Mfg. founder Eldon Jones passes away 
Eldon D. Jones, founder of Crysteel Mfg. and inventor of the Lo-Boy hoist, has died at the age of 90. Jones and his wife, Helen, launched the company in 1969. Today, Crysteel Mfg. has 160 employees and a network of more than 140 distributors across North America.

Emco Wheaton adds sales managers
Emco Wheaton named Olaf Stellberger as its global MLA sales manager for the company’s office in Kirchhain, Germany, and added Stefan Dubbledeman to its North and West Europe sales team as TODO sales manager.

TT Technologies launches new website
TT Technologies launched a new trenchless website. Responsive design enables users to view the website from mobile devices and get information on tools, methods, parts and accessories from the job site. The website is designed to be a trenchless pipe replacement resource for contractors, engineers and municipalities.

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Manitou adds Fernbridge to dealer network
Fernbridge Tractor & Equipment Co., located in Fortuna, California, joined the Manitou dealer network and will serve Humbolt, Del-Norte and Trinity counties for rough-terrain vertical masted forklifts, semi-industrial vertical masted forklifts and agricultural telescopic handlers.

IMT introduces new distributors in Oklahoma and Canada
IMT, an Oshkosh Corporation company, has added Industrial Truck Equipment (ITE) and London Machinery to its distributor network. ITE is a full-service dealer located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and serves the central and western part of the state. London Machinery is based in Quebec, Canada, and specializes in truck-mounted concrete mixers and batch plants.

CLARCOR Engine Mobile Group opens technical center
CLARCOR Engine Mobile Group (CEMG) opened a new technical center in East Hartford, Connecticut. CEMG also has technical centers in Kearney, Nebraska; Weifang, China; and Pune, India, in addition to the CLARCOR Innovation Center in Columbia, Tennessee. Technical centers are equipped with the latest filtration development and testing capabilities.

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E-Pak hires northeast sales manager
E-Pak Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer of containers and trailers, has hired John Tobolski as their northeast sales manager. Tobolski comes to E-Pak with over 30 years’ experience in the waste, scrap and environmental industries. Throughout his 30-plus years, Tobolski has worked at Wastequip as the plant operations manager for trailers, hoists, compactors and intermodals, as the national VP of sales for Rudco Products, as a commodities buyer/seller for Giordano Recycling and most recently at Benlee Trailers as their national sales manager. 

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