The Raymond Corporation had a banner year in 2023, with 10 awards and recognitions from various media and other organizations, including Forbes, Inbound Logistics, New Equipment Design, and others.

“The focal point of our business has always been the customer,” said Mike Field, Raymond's president and CEO. “The recognition from these esteemed organizations validates our commitment to a continuous improvement business model that revolves around assisting our customers in optimizing, connecting and automating their processes from end to end.”

In a Jan. 11 news release, the company cited honors from:  

  • Forbes’ America’s Best Midsize Employers List — Forbes has honored Raymond as one of America’s best midsize employers from the engineering and manufacturing sector for three consecutive years.
  • Plant Engineering’s Product of the Year award — The Raymond High Capacity Orderpicker earned gold in the Actuators, Motors, Drives category in Plant Engineering’s 2023 Product of the Year program. This award recognizes new products that advance innovation in the manufacturing industry. 
  • NED Innovation Awards — NED selected the Raymond High Capacity Orderpicker for a 2023 Innovation Award in the Material Handling & Packaging category. Recognizing pioneering products that epitomize market potential and substantial advancements in the industry, the NED Innovation Awards celebrate the notable achievement of this cutting-edge equipment. 
  • Eventex Award, bronze — Eventex Awards recognized Raymond’s centennial celebration exhibit with a bronze award for innovation in event marketing.
  • Material Handling Product News’ Readers’ Choice Products of the Year Award — iWAREHOUSE FieldSense (iW.FieldSense) Proximity Notification System won the Readers’ Choice Product of the Year Award for the Supply Chain Software category. 
  • IFOY Award Finalist — IFOY named 8910 End Rider Pallet Truck as a finalist for the IFOY Award, which recognizes the industry’s best intralogistics products worldwide. 
  • “We’re proud to be honored once again as a finalist for the IFOY Award,” Field said. “The 8910 is the product of Raymond’s 100th-year history of innovation and our commitment to designing equipment that helps customers optimize their distribution and warehousing operations and enables an unmatched level of productivity.”
  • Food Shippers of America 2023 Top Food Chain Technology list — Food Chain Digest, the official magazine of FSA, honored Raymond and iW.FieldSense as a 2023 Top Food Chain Technology. This program acknowledges exceptional technologies in food transportation, logistics, distribution and supply chain management, a distinction made possible through the votes of 1,500 industry professionals.
  • 2023 Pros to Know award — Supply & Demand Chain Executive (SDCE) magazine recognizes Jennifer de Souza from The Raymond Corporation as a pro to know.
  • Inbound Logistics Green Supply Chain Partner — Inbound Logistics selected Raymond as a 75 Green Supply Chain Partner (G75) for 2023. The G75 list highlights the foremost companies the Inbound Logistics audience can rely on when searching for environmentally conscious supply chain management and logistics partners.
  • Food Logistics/SDCE Top Software & Tech — iW.FieldSense was recognized with the Top Software & Technology Providers Award for 2023.
  • Food Logistics’ Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award — Food Logistics named The Raymond Corporation’s Shannon Curtis a Rock Star of the Supply Chain. The Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award recognizes influential individuals in the industry whose achievements, hard work and vision have shaped the global cold food supply chain.     

“We are immensely proud to be recognized for our commitment to innovation, quality, and service through our products, people, and facilities,” Field said. “We are committed to honoring Raymond’s legacy of innovation for the next 100 years to come to ensure our customers have the products and solutions they need to optimize their operations.”

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