Burns Now Offers GEM Electric Vehicles

Burns Industrial Equipment is pleased to announce we are offering GEM Electric Vehicles. GEM is the leader in next-generation street-legal electric vehicles designed to transport people around campuses or facilities in distinctive comfort with spacious, ergonomic design and safety features. GEM offers a range of vehicles that are a safe, sustainable, and cost-effective way to…

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Battery Extender Regeneration Service

We are excited to announce a new service. Burns Industrial Equipment is the only forklift dealer in Northeast Ohio to offer the Xtender Battery Regeneration. The Xtender restores and prolongs the lifespan of all sizes and types of lead-acid batteries. The all-in-one Xtender discharges, desulfates, and recharges lead-acid (flooded, AGM, Gel) batteries giving them a second life,…

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Burns Awarded Yale Dealer of Excellence Award for 24th Consecutive Year

Burns Industrial Equipment Recognized as Yale Dealer of Excellence Burns Industrial Equipment is pleased to announce its recognition by Yale Materials Handling Corporation with the 2020 Dealer of Excellence award. This annual award honors Yale dealers that have exhibited focused leadership, and continue to drive their customers to the highest level of performance in all…

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Burns Fleet Management Offers New Competitive Advantage

Burns Industrial Equipment is excited to announce our new Fleet Management Customer Platform. Our exclusive software platform offers the most data-rich fleet management service available on the market. Burns Fleet can now offer our clients real-time data, unlike any other provider. “Burns Fleet allows our clients to customize the data they track to fit their…

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Donated Forklift Helps The Education Partnership to Aid Pittsburgh-Area Schools

Burns Industrial Equipment is proud to partner with The Education Partnership and their efforts to help provide much-needed school supplies, backpacks and masks to low-income schools across southwestern PA. This summer, Burns donated a forklift to The Education Partnership and they held a contest within the community to name the forklift. The winning name was…

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Burns and Valvoline Team Up for Forklift Rodeo in Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh division of Valvoline brought back an old tradition in the forklift world and hosted a forklift rodeo for its operators. The competition involved each operator driving though a course, balancing a basketball in the forks, and other acts of agility to prove their bragging rights as the best driver. More than 15 operators…

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Welcome to Our New Website!

We moved things around a bit and have a new, cleaner look. We made the site faster, image-rich and easier to use. Check out the new navigation. Whether you’re browsing our site for a new forklift or looking for parts, we want to make it easier to find what you’re looking for. We are excited…

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Burns Donates Forklifts to the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank

Burns donated five Hyster and Yale forklifts from their rental fleet to assist in the increased demand for food during the COVID-19 crisis. The added equipment allows the foodbank to provide their services through “no-touch” food distribution and deliveries. “We are proud to support the Akron-Canton Foodbank’s operational needs as they continue to serve the…

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Covid-19 Business Update

We know your company and employees play a critical role in the supply chain and your drivers, warehouse employees, and forklift operators are facing unprecedented challenges. We thank them for the job they are doing to keep this country moving. Burns Industrial Equipment continues to operate across its service areas in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia,…

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Promote a Safe Work Environment with Operator Training

Operator training is essential in promoting a safe work environment. Not only is this training important to the safety of employees, it’s required. OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act) regulations require specialized training and regular re-training for forklift operators and remedial training for operators involved in accidents or near-accidents. Properly trained lift truck operators and…

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Technicians Maintain Their Edge Through Training

Burns technicians participate in over 50 hours of training annually. Here, our staff trainer reviews the latest diagnostic procedures with four of our road technicians. When we arrive at your business, our techs have the knowledge and tools to minimize downtime! Our 50 Field Technicians, with fully stocked vans, are based throughout Northeast Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, West…

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Burns Industrial Equipment Acquires EQUIPCO

We are pleased to announce that Burns Industrial Equipment has acquired the assets of Equipco, effective April 6, 2018. Burns will now represent both Hyster® and Yale® products in western Pennsylvania, and in portions of West Virginia, Ohio and Maryland. The combined company will make Burns the largest and most comprehensive materials handling distributor in…

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