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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Service Fleet

Service Van Fleet: Here’s a photo of our fleet of service vehicles taken while our techs were in for one of our regular service meetings. We have a variety of service vans – pickups with utility bodies, and crane trucks stocked with the parts and tools to complete the service job on the first call.

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Big Truck Rentals

If you are looking for a big truck rental, we have what you need. These late model Taylor cushion tired trucks are available in 30,000# to 50,000# capacities. Equipped with coil rams or forks. In diesel and propane power. Short term or long term, these trucks are ready to go to work!

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First Class Paint Finish for Reconditioned Trucks

We are really pleased with the results we are getting from our new paint booth. After we recondition a used truck for sale, we don’t just touch the truck up, we totally repaint it to OEM specifications, including new logos and safety decals. Check out these photos from a recent job–a first class finish for our…

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Three and Four Wheel Electric Forklifts

As you consider purchasing a new 4,000 # capacity forklift, you have two major types to choose from: three-wheel and four-wheel. The decision really comes down to the type of application you have. The major differences between the two are factors like maneuverability, lift capacity, and ease of on/off. The amount of dock time and…

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