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Hannibal Industries Launches Metalsistem Distributor Program

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 01/21/13 -- Hannibal Industries, the North American master distributor for Metalsistem, announced launching a stocking distributor program in the United States today. The stocking distributors that Hannibal Industries partners with will receive competitive advantages that will position them to capitalize on the shelving market. Hannibal Industries President Blanton Bartlett and VP of Sales Steve Rogers will be joined by the Co-Founder of Metalsistem North America, Eliad Danon, to release additional details on this program in a press conference at the ProMat trade show today at 2 p.m., in room N427B at McCormick Place in Chicago.

The automotive, archive, retail and food industries across the United States have a need for shelving and mezzanine products. The Hannibal Industries Metalsistem shelving program will better serve each of these industries' material handling needs by bringing product and support to their area.

"Hannibal Industries has well established material handling sales channels, and selling the Metalsistem product line opens up significant growth for the company," said Steve Rogers, VP of Sales for Hannibal Industries. "We plan to take aggressive steps to gain market share in the next year, and this new stocking distributor program gives our partners a chance to be a part of this viable market."

Every Metalsistem stocking distributor will have an inventory of Metalsistem galvanized, cost-effective storage and display systems on hand. Metalsistem UNIRACK and Super 1-2-3 allow excellent load-bearing capacity, and are coated with zinc to maintain the pristine finish. This storage system allows two and three-tier installations specifically aimed to target the boltless and steel shelving markets. The Metalsistem Super 1-2-3 offers domestic and commercial environments a fully adjustable shelving series, with excellent stability along with a rapid and easy installation.

Click here to see Hannibal Industries' video on Metalsistem shelving: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTOWzT1aOkk. Connect with Hannibal Industries on Twitter @HannibalRack, the HannibalRack YouTube channel and on LinkedIn.

For additional information on the Metalsistem products and Hannibal Industries' complete storage solutions offering visit www.hannibalrack.com.

About Hannibal Industries, Inc.:
Hannibal Industries, Inc., headquartered in the Los Angeles metro area, is a tube and storage system manufacturer with a diverse product line that enables the company to provide turnkey storage systems to the most massive operations in the world. This employee-owned company is the largest U.S. manufacturer of steel pallet rack west of the Mississippi River.

The company's industry leading product offering includes Structural Pallet Rack, Roll-Formed Selective Pallet Rack, Hybrid Systems, Cantilever Systems, Pushback Systems, GlideRack, Pallet Flow Systems, Case Flow Systems and Drive-In Systems. Engineering and design services offered by the company include: system design; seismic engineering; permit administration; in-house installation and custom fabrication. A true innovator, Hannibal Industries was awarded a patent in 2006 for a pallet rack system adjustable safety restraint, and currently has a patent pending for its TubeRack. For additional information, visit www.hannibalrack.com.

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