Women in Industry: Kelly Kamlager of RIOS Intelligent Machines

By Lindsey Quick A Passion for Learning A constantly evolving industry with endless opportunities for growth has kept Kelly Kamlager of RIOS Intelligent Machines coming back for more. As someone who is naturally curious about how things work, Kelly Kamlager’s career in industrial marketing isn’t that surprising. Kamlager got her start in fall protection and […]


Andrews & Hamilton Co. Celebrates 35 Years

Member Profile Through good times and bad, this family business has weathered the storm and continues to come out on top. By Lindsey Quick Bernie Andrews had already retired from a successful career before he founded Andrews & Hamilton in April 1987. Bernie’s work ethic had been formed at an early age: Family legend has […]



An ‘Unmatched’ Career Choice

Joni Brown never imagined when she took a chance on a job as a business development representative for a forklift manufacturer that she’d grow in the industry to become a national account sales manager more than a decade later. In 2009, when Brown was ready to make a career change after a decade in the […]


WestLift: A Family Affair

When a father and son – each forklift service technicians – found themselves out of work following the Great Recession of 2008, they bought two used vans and decided to start a mobile forklift repair business in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Dan West and his son Shayne shared almost 40 years of forklift service experience between […]


A Desire to Learn

Throughout her varied career, Megan Cardish has prioritized one goal, no matter the industry or job: to learn as much as she possibly can. After she graduated from college and started working for a real estate developer – an experience she said felt like drinking from a fire hose – she endeavored to learn about […]