News

10/03/2013
Flow-Rite's single point battery watering systems were featured in this month's Modern Materials Handling.  Lift trucks: Single-point battery watering keeps equipment clean Food manufacturer [Kellogg's] enjoys longer battery life and reduced downtime with automatic watering system.
08/01/2013
"Battery Room Confidential" Check out this informative article about lift truck battery performance from DC Velocity.  Make sure to read the "Improper Watering" section!
04/30/2013
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ron Earl, Marketing Director – rearl@flow-rite.com - (616) 583-1700 ETL Listed Mark approval for Eagle Eye level lite Byron Center, MI - April 30, 2013 “In our commitment to higher standards, we are proud to announce that our Eagle Eye line of sensors has ETL approval,” says Rick Mavrakis, Executive Vice President for Flow-Rite. “The original design did not need to be altered to be accepted and featured with the ETL Listed Mark.” ETL approval conforms to ANSI/UL Std. 61010-1 and Cert. to CAN/CSA Std. C22...
03/07/2013
  Flow-Rite's Neil Swanson is featured as a contributing writer in this month's WERC Watch!    Warehousing's Forgotten Maintenance: The Forklift Lead-Acid Battery "As facility managers, we understand the importance of budgeting, productivity and inventory levels, as well as the general daily grind of running facilities. Yet how many of us truly maintain one of our largest capital expenditures — the forklift battery? As a lead-acid battery is used, water evaporates and needs to be replaced regularly. Neglecting to replace the water will shorten battery life, affect forklift...
02/18/2013
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ron Earl, Marketing Director – rearl@flow-rite.com - (616) 583-1700   Flow-Rite Controls Announces Central Regional Manager Byron Center, MI - February 18, 2013 Flow-Rite Controls is announcing the hiring of Sara McMurray to the position of Central Regional Manager.  Sara comes to Flow-Rite from Specialty Heat Treating after 10 very successful years in the world of thermal processing. As the Central Regional Manager, Sara will work with existing and new distributors, as well as develop new business with...
02/17/2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ron Earl, Marketing Director – rearl@flow-rite.com - (616) 583-1700 Flow-Rite Controls Announces Quality Manager Byron Center, MI - February 18, 2013 Flow-Rite Controls is announcing the hiring of Tanya Jones to the position of Quality Manager. She boasts over 14 years of experience in quality, from supplier to OEM. She also has extensive experience in developing and implementing quality management systems. Tanya comes to us from American Seating where she worked in quality and supplier development.  “I’m looking...
11/28/2012
Flow-Rite's Pro-Fill on-board battery watering system made the cover of Golf Car Advisor's Nov/Dec 2012 issue!  Make sure to read "How Pro-Fill Became the Battery Maintenance Standard."    
10/31/2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Ron Earl, Marketing Director – rearl@flow-rite.com - (616) 583-1700 Flow-Rite Announces Sales Director and Major Account Manager Byron Center, MI - October 31, 2012 Flow-Rite is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Todd Hart and the promotion of Rob Brock to the newly created positions of Sales Director and Major Account Manager. As Sales Director, Todd will oversee all Flow-Rite sales efforts, including both our battery watering and marine businesses.  He will be a bridge between the sales team and home office, strengthening lines of...
08/24/2012
The Design News article discusses factors when choosing the right quick connect for the job.  Flow-Rite couplers are featured.  Click HERE to read the article.
08/23/2012
  New Equipment Digest interviewed Flow-Rite's Todd Hart about our new line of quick-connect couplers.  The Q&A session discusses the development and background of this product. Click HERE to read the article.

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