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04/20/2017
New Reporting Services for Battery Steward Software Byron Center, MI – April 20, 2017 Battery Steward® Reporting Services is Flow-Rite’s latest development to its cloud-based solution that helps operations managers proactively identify neglected, misused, and abused industrial batteries. The 14 new Reporting Services include: Missed Task Report: Manage by exception using the Missed Task Report. Discover what battery maintenance tasks have not been completed. Equipment Age Report: In charge of operational planning and spending? This report delivers relevant age information of your...
04/13/2017
Do you keep track of your forklift battery maintenance on a disorganized whiteboard or spreadsheet? How do you know the proper maintenance was completed? Who performed this maintenance? Was that recorded? How much money are you losing because of improperly maintained batteries? Join our Battery Steward Webinar on Thursday, April 13 at 2PM EDT. You'll learn all about what battery asset management is, what Battery Steward is, and -- most importantly -- how this product can benefit your operation! Click Here To Register NEW: We will be covering the recently released Reporting...
04/03/2017
ProMat Seminar: Step Up Your Battery Care Monday, April 3 / 10:30AM / Theater G What you’ll learn from attending this session: • Why You Should Make Battery Maintenance a Priority • The Best Practices in Industrial Battery Maintenance Click Here for more information.  
03/29/2017
Following a 3 Year People-Driven Journey, Flow-Rite Named One of “West Michigan's Best and Brightest” Byron Center, MI – March 28, 2017 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For® has selected Flow-Rite Controls as one of the 2017 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in West Michigan. “Flow-Rite had experienced a rapid rate of growth and the challenges coming with it. We felt organizationally disconnected as we grew, creating different companies between our production and office staffs,” said Todd Hart, Executive Vice President. “We needed a way to measure and quantify what we felt,...
05/02/2016
Staff Update, May 2016: Please help us welcome Ashley Tobin as our new Central Regional Manager! Her sales territory covers Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Canada: Manitoba. In her role, Ashley will work with existing and new distributors, as well as develop new business with national accounts. Since the fall of 2013, Ashley has held the role of Business Development Manager at Flow-Rite, focusing primarily in the recreational boating industry. Ashley came to Flow-Rite after working as a program manager in the aerospace/...
05/26/2015
Staff Update, May 2015: Please help us welcome Rob McKnight as our new Southern Regional Manager! His sales territory covers Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. In his role, Rob will work with existing and new distributors, as well as develop new business with national accounts. “Rob McKnight is a dynamic sales professional with 15+ years of experiencing building high growth sales with both direct and distributor sales programs,” says Sara McMurray, sales director for Flow-Rite...
04/20/2015
Flow-Rite launches free battery maintenance software, Battery Steward Byron Center, MI – April 20, 2015 Battery Steward®, Flow-Rite’s latest innovation, is a cloud-based solution that organizes an operation’s battery care schedule, sends alerts when tasks are due, records maintenance and asset data, and allows the data to be analyzed over time. The app is currently available to download for free on the App Store and Google Play. “For years Flow-Rite has advocated the simple truth that forklift batteries last longer when they are properly maintained,”...
01/16/2015
Sara McMurray, central regional manager for Flow-Rite, was featured in this month's MHEDA Journal!  Her article can be found on page 36 of the 1st quarter 2015 issue of The MHEDA Journal.  
01/05/2015
Staff Update, January 2015: Jay Gardiner was recently hired as a Business Development Manager for Flow-Rite. In this role, Jay will educate the material handling and supply chain industries on proper battery care and maintenance. Jay comes to us from GNB Industrial Power where he was a major accounts manager. 
08/07/2014
After announcing plans of a 6 Million dollar investment in the form of a building expansion, new equipment, creating at least 64 new jobs, Flow-Rite has been featured in many local news stories which can be found below: MLive:  http://photos.mlive.com/grandrapidspress/2014/08/flow-rite_7.html WZZM 13:  http://www.wzzm13.com/story/money/business/2014/08/06/flow-rite-and-general-formulations/13685709/ Grand Rapids Business Journal:  http://www.grbj.com/articles/80276-manufacturer-invests-6m-in-expansion-64-jobs MiBiz:  http://mibiz.com/item/21759-flow-rite-controls-to-...

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