FKI Logistex (St. Louis), a provider of integrated material handling solutions, announces the expansion of its Canadian operations. Company management veteran Steve McElweenie will serve as vice president and general manager of FKI Logistex Canada Ltd.
FKI Logistex Canada brings together three existing FKI Logistex Canadian divisions--Airport, Post & Parcel, Warehouse & Distribution, and Manufacturing Systems--to create a single, go-to-market entity in Canada offering enhanced, integrated service to the company's Canadian customer base.
"Canada is a vital, growing market for material handling solutions," says Steve Ackerman, president, FKI Logistex North America. "With this strengthened organization, FKI Logistex is further committed to supporting Canadian companies and organizations with their material handling automation needs."
FKI Logistex Canada customers include retailer Canadian Tire Corporation and third-party logistics provider ATS, as well as several major Canadian airports. McElweenie, who is a native Canadian, will lead FKI Logistex Canada from the greater Toronto area.
"I look forward to working together with our talented sales, service and engineering staff to better service the Canadian material handling market," says McElweenie.
Source: FKI Logistex