ALPHARETTA, Ga. - Hoover Materials Handling Group, Inc., has purchased a Mazak Laser to add to its ISO 9001:2000 production facility located in Beatrice, Neb. The machine will enable Hoover to provide its customers with world-class quality and decreased lead times on Hoover's Intermediate Bulk Containers. Additionally, Hoover plans to offer contract-manufacturing services on the machine. The machine will be operational by February 2005. To learn more, contact Mike Downing or Scott Meints at 800/228.4335.