How to Become a Certified Forklift Operator

Forklifts are serious industrial tools that, when used safely, improve productivity in warehouses and other industrial settings. To pursue a career as a forklift driver in Ohio, West Virginia or Pennsylvania, you’ll need certain skills and qualifications. Forklift certification courses provide the overviews and assessments necessary for safe, efficient forklift operation. This post will discuss…

Read More
Should You Repair or Replace Your Forklift?

Should You Repair or Replace Your Forklift?

Parts wear down and accidents happen when working in a busy industrial setting. There will come times when you have to decide between repairing and replacing a forklift. Every situation is different, so it’s crucial to understand the factors that influence your decision to repair or replace. This article will cover key factors that can…

Read More

Need to Rent a Lift Truck? Burns Can Help

There are many reasons why you might need to rent a forklift for a short-term project. Perhaps you operate a seasonal business and only need a forklift for part of the year. Or maybe you want to test out a forklift before you make a long-term commitment to purchase one. Whatever your reasons, we are…

Read More
The Differences Between Reach Trucks and Forklifts

The Differences Between Reach Trucks and Forklifts  

Reach trucks and forklifts are ideal for moving and lifting materials in a warehouse setting. While forklifts are better suited for moving heavier objects at minimal heights, reach trucks are optimal for lifting lighter materials to increased elevations. Before investing in either one, you should know the differences between the two and how each can…

Read More
How to Choose the Right Forklift Battery

How to Choose the Right Forklift Battery

You depend on your forklifts daily to power efficient operations throughout your facility. Having dependable batteries in them keeps production going, so it’s important to monitor battery health so you can make a replacement when one reaches the end of its service life. Before you invest in a new power source, you need to know…

Read More
High-capacity forklifts

Guide to High-Capacity Forklifts

When you need to lift the heaviest loads at your work site or facility, you need a high-capacity forklift. These forklifts offer top-tier lifting performance, allowing companies to pick up and transport incredibly heavy loads. Since you can find several types of forklifts on the market, it’s critical to understand how high-capacity forklifts differ from…

Read More

National Forklift Safety Day 2021

June 8, 2021, is National Forklift Safety Day. Burns is committed to safety and providing our customers with the latest technology to keep their operators and employees injury-free while achieving maximum efficiency. Safety is always the top priority and on-the-job injury prevention is vital and takes extra effort. Forklift Safety Day is good time to…

Read More

CombiLift Launches New Aisle-Master Order Picker

Combilift announced the new Aisle-Master Order Picker. The NEW Aisle Master-OP is a stand-on electric model that combines the advantages of a narrow aisle articulated forklift, and an order picker for versatile operation in warehousing applications. This model is available in a number of variants, with lift capacities from 1,500kg to 2,500kg, with lift heights…

Read More

5 Reasons to Consider Switching to Lithium-Ion Batteries

Lithium-Ion (Li-on) batteries are gaining in popularity as a motive power option for material handling equipment. Their advantages as a reliable portable power source has steadily increased and they offer speed, safety, easy maintenance and affordability over the lifetime of the battery. Lithium-Ion batteries can be recharged hundreds of times and are extremely stable and…

Read More

Top Tips for Extending the Life of Your Lead-Acid Forklift Battery

Lead-Acid Batteries have many advantages, some of these include their reliability, ability to withstand tough environments, ability to discharge high currents, can be left to trickle charge for prolonged periods. Lead-acid batteries are the least expensive secondary power source, they’re fully recyclable and are safe to use when handled by trained techs and operators. The…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More
YOUR NEAREST LOCATION
Greater Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania

210 Thorn Hill Road,
Warrendale, PA 15086
412-856-9253

Archives

HAVE A QUESTION? CONTACT US TODAY!