Raymond Donates Forklift to Support Needs of High-tech Koffman Southern Tier Incubator

Oct 13, 2017
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The Raymond Corporation and its authorized Sales and Service Center, Pengate Handling Systems, Inc., are donating a Raymond® Model 8210 walkie pallet truck to help support the growing needs of the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator.

GREENE, N.Y., October 13, 2017 — The Raymond Corporation and its authorized Sales and Service Center, Pengate Handling Systems, Inc., are donating a Raymond® Model 8210 walkie pallet truck to help support the growing needs of the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator.

The Koffman Southern Tier Incubator, located in Binghamton, New York, is a business and entrepreneurship incubator created to develop transformational and innovative products and ideas. In partnership with Binghamton University and State University of New York (SUNY) at Broome, this high-tech 35,000-square-foot building provides entrepreneurs with knowledge and resources to build a sustainable business by providing a co-working space, high-tech wet labs and dry labs, common areas and high-bay space.

“We will benefit greatly from the Raymond forklift truck donation, as this will directly support the Southern Tier of New York entrepreneurial ecosystem,” says Sheila Doyle, executive director of the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator. “Together, we are enhancing the entrepreneurship spirit and helping to drive the bright future and tremendous potential of our innovators of the future.”

The Raymond Model 8210 walkie pallet truck will enable the start-up businesses at the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator to unload raw materials and load finished products for transport. The facility has a covered dock, ground-level dock, 2,500-square-foot-high bay storage and a 20-by-30-foot low storage room.

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 end-to-end warehouse solutions, fleet management, forklift training and support to increase efficiency and lower costs throughout material handling operations. Raymond forklifts are engineered to achieve higher performance, enhance operator comfort and increase efficiency. Raymond manufactures a full line of forklift trucks — including reach trucks, pallet jacks, pallet stackers, sit-down and stand-up forklifts, orderpickers and turret trucks. The iWAREHOUSE® fleet management and warehouse optimization system provides solutions to manage industrial vehicle fleets, labor efficiencies and warehouses. Additionally, flexible automation, customized solutions and industry-leading consultation from Raymond further enhance and streamline processes while helping customers to drive down costs. Raymond is a recipient of the 2015 and 2016 Manufacturing Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan.

About Koffman Sourthern Tier Incubator

The Koffman Southern Tier Incubator nurtures, provides resources, and promotes growth of start-up businesses until they are strong enough to survive in the community on their own. We offer invaluable mentoring with our Entrepreneurs in Residence, accelerator programs, arranging connections, assistance with grant proposals, Intellectual property and Patents through our team at the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Partnership office.

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