Toyota Material Handling plants trees
Toyota Material Handling sponsored a tree planting at the Oso Lake Reservoir in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, on April 5.
Toyota Material Handling sponsored a tree planting at the Oso Lake Reservoir in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, on April 5. More than 100 volunteers, comprised of Toyota associates, scouts and unit leaders from the Orange County Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and representatives from the Arbor Day Foundation, worked to plant 100 24-gallon, 8-foot-tall trees at the county's popular recreational hub.
“We're very excited to have sponsored this tree planting and to have such a tremendous response from our associates, the boy scouts and the community,” said Shankar Basu, president and CEO of TMHU.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey