How to Prevent Common Injuries when using Forklifts

November 22, 2019

By John Leo Post, Contributing Writer According to the U .S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, forklifts were involved in 9,050 nonfatal workplace injuries that resulted in lost time in 2017. Understanding basic movements and how to appropriately interact with this type of equipment is key to reducing injuries while performing with optimal efficiency. Most injuries…


4 Reasons Propane is a Proven Fuel for Forklifts

August 23, 2019

One fuel source, many jobs By Jeremy Wishart Propane has powered forklifts for decades.  During that time, the fuel has proven that, no matter the job or location, propane forklifts provide reliable, consistent performance in a wide variety of material handling operations. The fuel not only has a strong track record, but is continually a…


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Big Joe Forklifts expands Wisconsin Dells Facility

April 30, 2019

Big Joe Forklifts celebrated its 68th anniversary with the completion of its Wisconsin Dells, WI facility expansion.  The ambitious project included tripling the capacity of the loading dock, re-configuring and streamlining the manufacturing floor to increase throughput and the expansion of the engineering and general office areas.  The construction was carried out in phases in order…


PROMAT Attendees Access the Latest Offerings from Big Joe Forklifts

April 25, 2019

Big Joe Forklifts introduced four new additions to their incredibly successful Joey family of products, two new Li-ion powered pallet trucks and the PDX50 custom stacker at PROMAT in Chicago, IL. “Everybody uses a big show like PROMAT to launch their new products,” said Scott Strack, Marketing Manager, “but to introduce seven? That’s how you…


KION North America Hosts Dealer Meeting, Introduces Three New Products

November 1, 2017

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. — KION North America Corporation hosted a meeting for its dealer network on Oct. 25-27 in Charleston, S.C. There were more than 150 attendees representing 63 dealerships from throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico equaling 85 percent of the company’s dealer network. On day one, attendees were taken on a private tour…


KION North America Releases Five New Forklifts at ProMat 2017

April 3, 2017

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. – KION North America has announced the release of five new Linde and Baoli forklifts during a press conference at the ProMat show in Chicago-the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North America. “It’s a historic time for KION North America,” said Vincent Halma, president and CEO. “This is the…


The XVI Series of Forklifts from Starke

July 18, 2016

Designed to lift between 8,800 and 11,000 lbs, Starke’s range of XVI forklifts include multiple upgrades when compared to similar, competing brand classes. “The XVI series of forklifts was designed to meet a growing need across multiple industries,” explains Jim Chesla, VP of Sales and Business Development at Stärke Material Handling Group. “We create equipment…


Greastest Experience, Largest Knowledge Base, Best Prices On Used ForkLift Parts…GUARANTEED!

May 23, 2016

With over 50 years combined experience in the fork lift and material handling business, Absolute Lift Parts is your one-stop-shop for obsolete, discontinued, or hard–to–find used fork lift parts. We insist that our entire inventory of EDA–approved parts must meet our high standards for performance and dependability so that your operations are always running at…


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