Flight Systems Industrial Products: “We Are One”

From its beginning as a department at Flight Systems 55 years ago to branching off as its own company and expanding its markets from aviation, FSIP has carried its company values with pride. With these core values, the company continues to grow.


Emerging Leaders: Tyler Stohr – Ready to Teach and Be Taught

Being a young professional, he feels that he and others in his generation bring a fresh perspective to the industry. Instead of accepting the way things have always been done, they ask questions, introduce new technology and push the boundaries.



Distributor Member Profile: Equipment Depot is Reinventing an Industry

Equipment Depot’s roots began in Central Texas. Over the past 80 years, its expansion has been primarily through organic growth and acquisitions. Equipment Depot was part of Pon Holdings, the largest family-run business in the Netherlands, and in 2019 was purchased by Mitsubishi Logisnext, the third largest material handling company in the world. Equipment Depot attributes its success and freedom to rethink standard practices to its ability to operate independently.


Emerging Leader: Gina Carman of Lift Power

Being a young professional in the industry, she brings a fresh perspective, excitement and new ideas, which are invaluable to her team. Carman says one of the most significant advantages of being a part of the newer generation in the industry is that they are adaptable.


Leadership Lessons with Duncan Murphy

Duncan Murphy joined Riekes Equipment in 1984 under its current ownership. He is the first-generation son of an Irish preacher and graduated from Princeton University. After being in the furniture distribution business for 10 years, he joined Riekes equipment and became president in 1986. He has held the position ever since.