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SJF acquires four Remstar Vertical Carousels this Week.

4 ea.  Remstar vertical carousels coming down in Minneapolis, MN April 2015 and will be offered for sale online at Used Vertical Carousels

 

Remstar Vertical Carousel Video

All brand name 20+ ft. vertical carousel  have been hard to come by of late.

These 4 units are exceptional machines in great condition and in great demand.

Unit Specs- 21’2” Tall x 118.5” Wide x 65” Deep x 36 Bins each unit

Vance Haugen Featured on the Cover of Modern Material Handling Magazine?

Vance Haugen’s dream of being featured on the cover to Modern Materials Handling finally came true last month. Well sort-a!

Vance stopped by their booth during ProMat this year and the gang there did this mock up conveyor for him to take home and put in his office. While it’s not exactly the April issue, everyone here thinks you look great on the cover Vance.

March/April Scrap Steel Price Trends

Comments provided courtesy of SteelOrbis

The Chicago Shredded Scrap finally posted down $20/ton from the prior month at $388/ton ending a long month of uncertainty and severe shifts in overall market sentiment. At one point in the last month, it looked as if scrap would “fall off the cliff” as mills were buying virtually nothing and demand in the market was non-existent. Then without notice, in the last week, the market reversed course stabilized and in several areas and grades even improved to reach where it finally settled. Much like the month prior, while there was not much demand for scrap, there also was no much supply due to the frigid winter causing collection problems.

Now that  petitioners were successful in levying a duty, watch for import prices to increase dramatically.  The anticipated surge of import to “beat” the April 18th deadline did not appear as dramatic as originally anticipated as few volumes being recently booked. Lagging sales in the last 6 weeks with the season and weather coupled with pricing that offers no new advantages have soured most big buyers appetites and nothing has been concluded.

SJF CREW VISITS PROMAT 2015 IN CHICAGO, IL – Pictorial Review

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Promat 2015 – Material Handling Equipment Show Images

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SJF named as one of Minnesota’s “100 Best” by Minnesota Business Magazine

SJF Material Handling of Winsted, MN has been named to Minnesota Business Magazines ” 100 Best Companies To Work For ” list for 2015. This marks the 3rd consecutive year SJF has been named to the list.

The “100 Best” were selected by an independent research firm employing various research techniques — including an anonymous online questionnaire filled out by the employees of each company — to determine which companies in Minnesota excel in the areas of work environment, employee benefits, and overall employee happiness.

The Minnesota Business team is pleased to share the 2015 list here. http://www.minnesotabusiness.com/2015-100-best-companies-work-awards

ET sighting – and he’s not phoning home. 

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SJF’s very own November inside sales champ Eric Thovson ( right) shown here with classmate Mark Karsten talking some smack & posing for photos this past weekend. Eric and Mark posted times of 27.84 & 27.95 respectfully. Not bad for 2 of the oldest swimmers at the meet.

Eric has long been very passionate about promoting the local swim team and has been instrumental in the success of the current program. When he’s not promoting swimming, Eric can be found at SJF Material Handling in Winsted, MN. There he works as a inside sales & solutions specialist. No stranger to success, November was a record sales month for Eric and good enough to secure the #1 rank honors among his peers.

So what’s next for Eric “ET” Thovson?
Could an Eric Moen swim challenge be in the cards for 2015?