Company and Material Handling Industry News


BYD Introduces Electric Pallet Jack
Meet the new P20JW by BYD featuring BYD’s Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries with an 8 year, 10,000 hour full-replacement battery warranty. Learn more about the P20JW.

BYD Electric Pallet Jack

CLARK Introduces the S-Series Forklift
Building on over 100 years of lift truck innovations, design and industry firsts. The evolution continues…. The CLARK S-Series, the next generation of lift trucks. See what makes the S-Series Smart, Strong and Safe.

CLARK S-Series Forklift

Apex Earns Multiple Awards from CLARK
Apex Material Handling Service Manager, Paul Stark has earned Service Manager of the Year and Apex was awarded the Dealer of Merit Award for 2018. See more pics

CLARK Dealer of Merit 2018

Apex Wins St. Patrick’s Day Parade Contest…AGAIN!

Once again, the employees of Apex-Cos rallied to win the St. Charles “Best in Show” for the 2018 parade. See more pics of the event, and our entries.

St. Patrick's Day Forklift

Apex “Rack Handlers” Race to Support Breast Cancer Research

Saturday, October 8th, Apex “Rack Handlers” employees and friends of Apex Warehouse Warehouse Systems will participate in the Making Strides walk/run/race in Cantigny Park. Learn more, join us or donate to support!



VIDEO: CLARK Material Handling Centennial Celebration Highlights

In May, we attended CLARK Material Handling’s big Centennial Celebration in Lexington Ky. All of CLARK’s dealer principals attended to help CLARK celebrate this unique milestone, that included a special chopper painted for CLARK. See Highlights of CLARK’S Centennial Celebration.



CLARK Centennial Edition C25

See CLARK Material Handling’s limited Centennial Celebration Edition C25 featuring custom paint, decal package, embossed seat and extended warranty. See the unveiling and more pictures.


ST. CHARLES, IL – The Downtown St. Charles Partnership has announced the winners from the St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 11. The parade included 89 parade entries and nearly 100 volunteers. Our employees participated with other employees of the Apex Companies, and took 2nd place in the competition! See more pictures of the event.


CLARK Introduces New FORD Engine for GEN2 Forklifts

CLARK Material Handling has announced that GEN2 Model, LPG forklifts will feature Ford’s 3.5 Liter that will improve performance, reduce maintenance costs and improve efficiency. This addition will also cut engine service intervals in half! Learn more about the new forklift engine.



Apex Donates Truck Load to Charity

Recently our employees banded together to donate an entire Apex van full of much needed products to our local Humanitarian Service Project. See more pictures and read their heart-felt thank you.



Apex Participates in Annual St. Charles St. Patricks Day Parade

Even though we take material handling seriously, our employees know how to have a good time. This year, as you can see, many of our employees participated by decorating our flatbed delivery truck and handed out goodies to the kids along the parade route. Happy St. Patrick’s Day!



Apex Family Makes Holiday Donation

Over the 2015 Holiday Season, Apex Material Handling donated wrapped gifts for 44 children and a van packed full of non-perishable foods for the Humanitarian Service Project in Chicago. We believe in giving back to the communities in which we live. Thanks to all the Apex Employees and their families who participated in this great cause!


 

CLARK Expands it’s Footprint in the USA – CLARK Material Handling Company, a leading global manufacturer of forklift trucks, announced an expansion of its Lexington, KY manufacturing facility which will significantly increase CLARK’s under-roof manufacturing in Lexington by more than 200 percent.

 


 

Section 179 Tax Deductions are Back and Better for 2016


Congress has approved much needed improvements in Section 179 which allows companies, like yours, the ability to completely deduct the purchase cost of equipment the first year it is put into service.

The limits for deductions have been increased and tied to inflation for future years, meaning that Section 179 us likely here to stay, for the near future anyway. That means big tax savings on your new or use forklift from Apex Material Handling.

Read more about Section 179 Changes and what is can mean to your forklift purchase.



Apex Storage Launches New Website!

Apex Material Handling’s sister company, Apex Storage Products has launched a brand new website. The new website is packed full of information to help material handling professionals learn more about the capabilities of Apex Storage as well as what is available to help them assemble the right combination of products to maximize space utilization, through put and productivity.

Our clients and prospective clients needed a separate portal to learn more about product storage and handling. This new site allows them to learn more about the storage and handling of products and establishes our division as an integral partner in their material handling process design, implementation and project managementPeter DeHaan, Sr. Project Manager


At the new site, clients can learn more about:

Whether considering a new storage, retrieval and handling project or re-vamping an existing program, the new website clearly sets Apex Storage apart from other material handling companies that have a few representatives that have specified racking for clients. The site demonstrates that Apex Storage is a complete partner that can manage the process from design to completion, and beyond.



2014 Summer Customer Cookout

After dozens of entries for our big Summer Cookout Contest we selected a winner. The winner for Apex Material Handling’s 2014 Summer Cookout Contest winner was County Packaging Company!

The event was held over the Summer of 2014 and over 60 employees from County Packaging enjoyed burgers, dogs and all the fixings, served up by Apex Employees; Gina Tustin, Tom Turcich, Tracy Stark, Todd Kleikamp, Jeremy Unger and Mark Nelson. Click to see pictures!



Apex Continues to Give Back

Apex is happy to announce that contributions were made on behalf of each of our Apex team members to the following charities:

  • Hesed House
  • Anderson Animal Shelter
  • Northern Illinois Food Bank
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities
  • The Wounded Warrior Project.

Each charity received a donation in the amount of $250.00. We continue to be thankful for all of our customers, vendors, suppliers and Apex team members and wish everyone a happy, healthy and prosperous 2015!