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The Kelley Entrematic Mobile Academy

We recently welcomed the Kelley Entrematic Mobile Academy to NE Pennsylvania. A sampling of Kelley's portfolio of dock levelers, vehicle restraints, dock seals & shelters were demoed, providing an opportunity to experience this cutting-edge dock and door technology firsthand.

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Spring is Here! It’s Time to Inspect Your Dock & Door Equipment.

Winter in Northeastern Pennsylvania can be long and challenging. So with springtime comes the desire for warmer temperatures and all things outdoors. It’s also the perfect time to take a look at the effects of winter weather on your loading dock and commercial door equipment.

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The Forklift Industry—Reaching New Heights in the U.S.

Material handling is defined as the movement, protection, storage and control of materials and products throughout manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, consumption, and disposal. Lift trucks are an essential part of the process and used in virtually every industry. The chances are that most of the products you use every day have spent time on a pallet and were touched by a forklift at least once, perhaps even dozens of times.

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Are You Ready for Material Handling Peak Season? Evaluate Now.

It’s early October and the peak season is here in the material-handling industry. Distribution centers and manufacturing facilities, in particular, will be gearing up to take advantage of this busy period. And we're all familiar with retailers hustling to stock their shelves during this hectic time of the year. Preparation for this higher than average volume is key to meeting the challenge

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Moving temperature-sensitive products? The loading dock is a vital part of the cold chain.

Produce, frozen foods, and flowers—these are just some of the temperature-sensitive products that consumers buy all the time. But did you ever ask yourself—how did my ice cream get from the cow to my supermarket in perfect, creamy condition?

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Need a Forklift? – Let’s Review the Types Available.

Forklifts are one of the most significant, multipurpose pieces of equipment used in the material handling industry. Lift trucks come in various types and sizes, engineered for operations ranging from large warehouses and manufacturing plants to small garage-based businesses.

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Twisting, Bending, and Lifting?  Solutions to Make Your Workplace Safer.

Keeping your employees' injuries to a minimum can be a challenge, especially when someone’s job duties consist of repetitive twisting, bending, and lifting. Although back injuries account for no work-related deaths, they do account for a significant amount of human suffering, loss of productivity, and economic burden on compensation systems.

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