Back to Press Releases


GREENE, N.Y. — The Raymond Corporation recently recognized 22 engineers for their contributions to 42 patents awarded since 2004 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The recognition event was held at the Raymond headquarters in Greene, N.Y., with keynote speaker Lance R. Collins, dean of engineering at Cornell University, speaking on the importance of innovative engineering. Brett Wood, CEO and president of Toyota Material Handling North America, and Raymond executives attended the event, which recognized the dedication and hard work of the individuals whose product developments and processes have received patents.

“One of the major sources of competitive advantage for any business is innovation,” stated Brett Wood. “The Raymond engineers recognized here embrace the philosophy of continuous improvement, and their drive to innovate plays a large role in Raymond’s success today.”

Established more than 20 years ago, Raymond’s Inventors Club currently consists of an honorary group of 36 members, which are composed of Raymond employees and retirees, all of whom have been awarded patents throughout the years. During the recognition event, 12 of the 22 engineers were newly inducted into Raymond’s Inventors Club.

For more information on The Raymond Corporation, visit www.raymondcorp.com or call 1-800-235-7200.

The Raymond Corporation is a global provider of unmatched material handling technology, expertise and support to increase productivity and cost-efficiency. Designed with ecological and economical benefits in mind, Raymond® lift trucks are engineered to achieve higher performance and increase efficiency. Raymond offers a full line of manual and electric pallet trucks and walkie stackers, counterbalanced trucks, reach trucks, orderpickers and turret trucks, all of which can be managed by the iWarehouse® fleet optimization system. Additionally, flexible automation solutions and industry-leading consultation from Raymond further enhance warehouse processes and streamline material handling practices.  

For additional information about The Raymond Corporation or to locate a Raymond Sales and Service Center, visit the company website at www.raymondcorp.com or call (800) 235-7200. iWarehouse® and Raymond® are U.S. trademarks of The Raymond Corporation.

©2012 The Raymond Corporation. All rights reserved.

Publisher note - Send reader responses to:    

The Raymond Corporation
Attn: Elizabeth Buza
South Canal Street
P.O. Box 130
Greene, NY 13778-0130
Fax: 607-656-9005