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Prepare Your Forklifts For Cold Weather

It’s late October, the days are getting shorter, and winter is looming in NE Pennsylvania. So it’s a good time to review our maintenance tips for cold-weather, along with some advice about keeping your operators comfortable in the frigid weather.

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Are Your Forklift Tires up to the Task? Tips for Replacement

There are several different types of forklift tires to choose from, depending on how the forklift will be used. Common types of forklift tires are pneumatic, solid rubber, cushion, and polyurethane. No matter the type of tire, they all show signs of wear and tear.

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Today’s Forklifts—Combining Technology and Comfort

Is your lift truck experiencing too much downtime? Does it cost too much to maintain? If so, it might be time to sell and upgrade to a modern forklift. Today’s forklifts are new and improved—designed with advanced technology and ergonomic features.

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Material-Handling Equipment for the Peak Season

Meeting the expectations of your customers is a year-round goal. However, it is especially important during peak season which is right around the corner.

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Handle Difficult Loads with the Cascade TURNAFORK™

Lift trucks often use specialized attachments in place of traditional forks. These attachments increase the versatility of the truck in various applications. Take a look at this two-in-one attachment for clamp and pallet handling.

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Happy 4th of July!

We wish all our employees and friends a safe and Happy 4th of July! A federal holiday since 1941, July 4th is celebrated as the birth of American independence, but the tradition goes back to 1776. Today we celebrate with festivities ranging from fireworks, parades, and concerts to more casual family gatherings and barbecues.

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Need to rent a forklift? Here’s what you should know.

The time has come— you find that you’re in need of a forklift rental. Perhaps you have a seasonal need, so a short-term addition to your fleet is the answer. Certainly, a one-off job that requires heavy lifting is a prime example where renting a lift truck is the best solution to your material handling needs. Here is a rundown of some key points to consider when renting a forklift:

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Stay Alert! The Importance of Forklift Warning Lights

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced the 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for the fiscal year 2017. Number seven on the list points to the dangers of Powered Industrial Trucks. The types of equipment in the category are lift trucks (forklifts), tractors, platform lift trucks, motorized hand trucks and more.

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