• Manufacturing improvements with state of the art HD plasma tables, plate saws, and robotic welding.

  • Created executive partnership with Kaup GmbH & Co. KG of Aschaffenburg, Germany to manufacture and supply a full line of forklift and construction attachments throughout North America under the OEA-Kaup brand.

  • Fully launched the Forklift Safety Device™ (FLSD) to provide forklift drivers with data and advanced warning through a patented product that calculates instantaneous residual capacity based on changing environmental and vehicle conditions.

  • Company opens new distribution center in Houston, TX


  • Launched innovative new design of OEM Fork Positioning Frames

  • Sales Team continues adding BDMs for Key Account / OEM penetration

  • Sidney introduces Manual-Tilt Tree Saw, Tractor Tree Saw and Mulching Head

  • Company launches all new YTM Fork Shield

  • OE Attachments introduces Fork Wear Indicator ™ & Forklift Safety Device ™ concepts

  • Budget A&P launches new website with integrated e-commerce capability

  • Increased Sales Focus and Inventory in Canada as business expands

  • Key Account teams increased presence at customer management level

  • ITA Fork Wear Indicators available across North America in early June


  • Marketing Team grows with development of new initiatives, processes & Trade Show presence

  • Sales Teams added Sales, Key Account & Business Development Reps

  • Brian Pokorny replaces Larry Hayes as COO

  • Patents filed for innovative Forklift and Moving Vehicle Safety Device

  • Arrow Material Handling introduces innovative Stump Planer, new Auger Drive attachments

  • Additional CNC added to eliminate bottlenecks

  • Sidney introduced an updated Tree Saw & Long-Reach Tree Shear

  • Additional new CNC added to manufacturing asset pool to eliminate bottlenecks

  • Launched OE Attachments as a new Business Unit

  • Attachments grow at 2x the overall business pace

  • Continued organic growth with New Products, Components & Service Parts

  • Continuous improvement in Throughput, Cleanliness, Safety & Performance


  • Management System for all companies certified to ISO 9001:2015 standard

  • Experienced sales professional, Scott Clevenger, joins as Vice President of Sales

  • Marketing executive, Liz Benditt, joins as Vice President of Marketing and Communications

  • Sales teams grow across all businesses

  • Line of product displays are developed for increased dealer support

  • Arrow Material Handling introduces new products including Auger Drives and Bits, Trash Hoppers, Trash Skips, Storage Racks, etc.


  • An increase in OEM interest leads to development of new business line, OE Attachments

  • Veteran Chief Financial Officer, Tim Kane, joins to support growing company

  • USPTO approves seven patents designed to improve product lifespan and safety

  • Growing market interest leads to development and implementation of Key Accounts Program

  • Arrow Material Handling Product catalog expands with addition of several new products


  • Arrow Material Handling Products celebrates 45 Year Anniversary

  • Acquisition profile broadens with purchase of long time industry leader, CTI Attachments

  • New line of Side Shifters adds to a growing product catalog

  • Large Fork offerings expand greatly, allowing for growth into underserved industries

  • Two new CNC machines are installed increasing production & improving efficiency


  • Industry veteran, Larry Hayes, joins as Chief Operating Officer

  • Production sees increase in efficiency with implementation of Lean Manufacturing processes

  • Production capabilities expand with the addition of a new powder coating facility

  • Modern OXY table, gantry cranes and additional mill are installed to improve manufacturing


  • Group of private equity firms acquires Arrow from Chicago based Gaslight Equity Group LLC

  • Successful entrepreneur, Terry Melvin, is appointed as Chief Executive Officer

  • Long time engineer, Ross Gault, is promoted to Chief Technology Officer

  • New 178,000 square foot facility and headquarters opens in Lenexa, Kansas