PEMA's membership passed the 100 member mark in 2016 with the addition of three new member companies, Bedeschi, Velodyne LiDAR and Samson Materials Handling.
"We are pleased that PEMA’s membership continues to grow, and the increase of industry expertise within the association with the recent addition of our three new members, is very good news,” said PEMA President Ottonel Popesco.
Bedeschi is best-known for designing, engineering and buildinng heavy duty bulk handling equipment for various industries including ports and terminals. Last year it acquired the container cranes unit of fellow Italian company OMG-MGM.
California, US-based Velodyne LiDAR is a recognised global leader in light, detection and ranging ("LiDAR") technology and is closely involved in a number of fields requiring 3D aerial mapping, mobile mapping, real-time distance and direction, etc, including driverless cars and trucks as well as components and systems for automated port equipment.
Samson Materials Handling, part of the Aumund group, specialises in engineering and supply of dry bulk materials handling equipment such as mobile conveyors, piling equipment and dedusting hoppers to a range of industry sectors, including ports and terminals.