Lift Trucks

LOADMAT Ground Protection Mats From SUPPLY55

May 13, 2022

LOADMAT ground protection mats protect industrial, commercial, and residential lawns, golf courses, mud areas, roads, and driveways by spreading the heavy weight of cranes, bucket trucks, excavators, and other heavy equipment eliminating rutting and surface damage. Manufactured from High-Density Polyethylene (HPDE) LOADMAT is the perfect solution for temporary roads, construction sites, well drilling, tree care…

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Small Stackers Satisfy a Wide Range of Lifting and Transporting Needs

April 27, 2022

Manual push stackers from Presto Lifts are ideal for a wide variety of light industrial, warehousing, and retail back-room applications. They can be configured with manual or powered lift. M-Series units have either a foot or hand actuated pump to raise and lower loads with no electrical power. B-Series models utilize onboard battery power for…

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PERC Encourages Material Handling Professionals to Decrease Forklift Emissions This Earth Day

April 21, 2022

This Earth Day, the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) is reminding material handling professionals that because of propane’s clean, low emissions profile, propane forklifts are a reliable and sustainable choice for both indoor and outdoor environments. Research from PERC reveals propane forklifts provide a smaller carbon footprint than electric forklifts under several conditions. The…

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OZ Lifting Launches Dynamometer Lever Hoist

April 21, 2022

The Winona, Minnesota-based manufacturer is the first to bring a lever hoist that includes a dynamometer to the North American market. It is available in 0.75, 1.5, 3, 6, and 9 tons capacity, matching the ranges of the company’s industrial and premium (overload protected) lever hoist offerings. Dyno-Hoist gives users a real-time reading of the…

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Signode Launches New Automation Solutions at MODEX

April 12, 2022

Signode, the leading global manufacturer of a broad range of automated packaging equipment, tools, consumables, packaging automation, and warehouse automation solutions, will present a wide array of new automation advancements from Booth 2013 at MODEX (Atlanta, Georgia World Congress Center, March 28-31). Signode’s approach delivers optimal outcomes for its customers, protecting and optimizing their automation…

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Lift Table For Fork-Free Environments

April 12, 2022

ZLS Series Floor Height Lift Tables from Southworth have a pan-style platform that, when lowered, sits essentially flush to the floor allowing them to be loaded and unloaded with an ordinary hand pallet truck. Forklift-free loading and unloading has become increasingly important as many facilities have established fork-free zones, and some have eliminated forklifts entirely.…

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Forklift Speed Limiter Increases Safety AND Productivity

April 6, 2022

By: Chris Webre, Contributor Some of today’s manufacturing plants and distribution centers are massive in size. To move product inside these facilities, today’s fork trucks, reach trucks (truck), etc. are built with the speed and power to move product efficiently. Without speed restrictions, however, these vehicles can move at high speeds, which increases the potential…

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Better Batteries

April 6, 2022

By: Christian Dow, Contributor The workhorse of your material handling equipment, batteries are quickly evolving into cleaner, better, longer-lasting models. In the material handling world, batteries power a good portion of equipment—from most varieties of forklift trucks to AMR and AGV products. Computer carts for inventory management also depend on them. With such a central…

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EnerSys Helps Big-Box Home Improvement Retailer Boost Sustainability

April 6, 2022

EnerSys®, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, is helping a big-box home improvement retailer reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and water consumption by switching its lift truck fleet power from flooded lead acid batteries to NexSys® PURE Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) battery technology. Assisting EnerSys in the facilitation of this switch is…

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Big Joe Reveals Collaborative Robot Named BUD at MODEX

April 1, 2022

Big Joe Forklifts will be previewing several new products with a look toward the future at this month’s MODEX trade show in Atlanta. Front and center will be the company’s vision for a new breed of semi-autonomous machines known as “co-bots” or collaborative robots which keep humans in the loop within material handling workflows to…

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