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Introducing NFPA Company Profiles for NFPA News

Starting with this issue, a short company profile of an NFPA Member will be included in each NFPA News. NFPA membership is at an all-time high and this is just one way for us to highlight the diversity and strength of our industry. Today’s Company is Custom Hoists.

Custom Hoists, Inc.Custom-Hoists_40yr-logo is a supplier of telescopic and single stage hydraulic cylinders with manufacturing facilities in Hayesville, Ohio and Tianjin, China.  Since 1973 they have designed cylinders that work in robust applications such as:  dump trucks and trailers, refuse trucks, airline support and service equipment, compactors, balers, mining equipment, oil and gas platforms and many more. They are a division of the Standex International Corporation, a diversified global manufacturing company based in Salem, New Hampshire. The company rejoined NFPA in 2011 under the leadership of Rick Hiltunen, President. Active in NFPA statistical programs, regional meetings and the Industry and Economic Outlook Conference, we appreciate their support of the industry and NFPA. For more information about Custom Hoists go to


Sun Hydraulics logoSun Hydraulics Corporation has announced a $0.09 per share cash dividend on its common stock. The dividend is payable on October 15, 2014, to shareholders of record as of October 2, 2014.


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