Lift trucks: Pink forklift supports national breast cancer awareness month

Lift truck distributor Barclay Brand Ferdon is supporting national breast cancer awareness month by raising money and awareness.

October 01, 2010 - MMH Editorial

Lift truck distributor Barclay Brand Ferdon is supporting national breast cancer awareness month by raising money and awareness. To show awareness, the distributor is displaying a pink painted Yale forklift on its front lawn through the month of October. To raise money, they are participating in the American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” walk in Woodbridge Center (Woodbridge, N.J.) on Oct. 17.

“We have pledged to match all of the donations made by our employees,” said Skip Russo, president and CEO of Barclay Brand Ferdon. “I am proud of the people who work for Barclay. Although it has been a tough economy for all of us, our employees have really stepped up to make a difference in our community. We’ve also had a great response from our vendors in support of this effort.”

Barclay Brand Ferdon is a distributor in New Jersey and New York for all warehousing equipment and support services. Barclay represents Yale lift trucks, scissor lifts; racking systems; mezzanines; energy-saving industrial lighting; automated storage and warehouse management systems; safety training and accessories; rental equipment; replacement parts; and total fleet maintenance. 



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Noël P. Bodenburg, executive managing editor, has been with Modern Materials Handling and Material Handling Product News since 2006. She is a graduate of Boston University. Prior to joining the Supply Chain Group magazines, Noël worked as a production and managing editor at other industry business-to-business publications.

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