Bonfiglioli USA Places Fourth at Hopebox Derby for the Homeless
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Bonfiglioli USA Places Fourth at Hopebox Derby for the Homeless

(Hebron, KY; September 18, 2013) - Bonfiglioli USA, a subsidiary of Bonfiglioli Riduttori S.p.A., participated on Saturday, Sept. 14 in the Sixth Annual Hopebox Derby. This was the rookie year for Bonfiglioli USA, which placed fourth overall out of 27 teams. Bonfiglioli USA was a 2013 sponsor of the race, in which all proceeds benefit HealthPoint's Pike Street Clinic for the Homeless.

Driver Amy "Ace" Johnson, Accounting Clerk/Receptionist for Bonfiglioli USA, held steady race after race to bring Bonfiglioli to a fourth place finish overall. The sleek Soapbox car design featured images of the Company's four main business units - Industrial, Mobile Machinery, Wind and Photovoltaic Solutions, emblazoned with the Bonfiglioli logo.

Dozens of Bonfiglioli employees and their families and friends created quite a cheering section, which everyone from spectators to the announcers commented on.

"What is really great about this event is that there were plenty of opportunities for our employees to get involved, from building the race car to cheering the Company to a fourth place finish," said Greg Schulte, President of Bonfiglioli USA." We participated to have a fun company event while helping raise funds to help the homeless. We are certainly happy with fourth place, but overall, I am most happy and overwhelmed by the enthusiasm from our employees, their families and friends who came out to cheer us on. It was a great event and we look forward to participating again next year."