Raymond Celebrates 35th Anniversary of Parts Distribution Center

Oct 29, 2015
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The Raymond Corporation is celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Raymond parts distribution center in Syracuse, New York.

GREENE, N.Y. — The Raymond Corporation is celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Raymond parts distribution center located in Syracuse, New York. The parts distribution center in Syracuse celebrated with a luncheon for its employees and special guest speakers, including Steve Raymond, the first general manager of the Raymond parts distribution center, grandson of founder George Raymond Sr., and current president of Raymond Handling Concepts Corporation. Steve Raymond was a driving force in getting the Syracuse location ramped up for parts distribution to customers.

The Raymond parts distribution center opened its doors in October 1980 to fill the need for a warehouse dedicated to parts supplies and distribution. A building and site in East Syracuse, New York, was chosen due to its central location and ease of access to ship parts, allowing orders to be quickly transported via air or truck.  

“The parts distribution center has evolved from its fast-paced beginnings in 1980 to a 24/7/365 sophisticated operation with warehouse management systems and the latest technology,” says Jim Schaefer, general manager of operations, at Raymond’s parts distribution center. “We look forward to the next 35 years of aftermarket excellence here at Raymond’s parts distribution center.”

To learn more about the Raymond parts distribution center, visit www.raymondparts.com. To learn more about The Raymond Corporation, visit www.raymondcorp.com or call 800-235-7200.

About The Raymond Corporation

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 lift trucks — including pallet trucks, walkie stackers, counterbalanced trucks, reach trucks, orderpickers and turret trucks — and iWAREHOUSE®, complete with iWAREHOUSE Essential™ and iWAREHOUSE Enterprise™, to manage lift truck fleets, labor efficiencies and warehouses. 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.

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