Top Forklift Safety Tips

When you’re managing day-to-day forklift operations, safety checks can be the difference between severe injury and liability or a job done well. Complying with OSHA forklift safety requirements and best practices can help you keep everyone at the facility safer and more productive. Keep these essential forklift safety tips in mind to handle your applications…

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Selecting the Right Floor Scrubber or Sweeper

Do You Need a Walk-Behind or Ride-on Machine? When you are looking at a walk-behind scrubber vs a ride-on scrubber it may not look like a big difference at first. Quite often, a good portion of many facilities’ cleaning budgets is in labor. In larger areas, a ride-on sweeper would be superior because it not only decreases…

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Yale Awarded for Innovations

From robotic lift trucks to sustainability and telemetry solutions, Yale innovations are drawing attention – and winning awards! Read all about it:

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Tennant Corporation offers cleaning practices for COVID-19

Keeping your shop floor, warehouse or retail space clean has never been more challenging since the onset of COVID-19. Tennant Corporation has a full line of sweepers and scrubbers that can tackle any cleaning application. Check out the latest trends that have changed the way companies now have to adapt to demanding cleaning protocols and…

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Hyster-Yale Group Announces Lift Truck Sanitization Program To Help Combat Risk Of Covid-19 Transmission

HYSTER-YALE GROUP ANNOUNCES LIFT TRUCK SANITIZATION PROGRAM TO HELP COMBAT THE RISK OF COVID-19 TRANSMISSION. Developed in partnership with its nationwide dealer network for the company’s Yale and Hyster lift truck brands, HY-Shield Clean is a lift truck sanitization program designed to help keep facility personnel safe during all aspects of forklift activity, including operation…

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Mariotti, Manufacturer of the Smallest Sit-down Forklift, Celebrates 100th Anniversary in 2020

With 100 years of experience designing and manufacturing specialty forklifts, Burns is excited to share in recognizing this huge milestone for Mariotti. Founded and headquartered in Italy, Mariotti has been the leader in offering forklifts with a compact design, state-of-the-art technology, and workmanship.  Mariotti forklifts are created specifically to work in unique spaces with lifting capacities range from…

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Top Tips for Extending the Life of Your Forklift Battery

The average electric battery will last 1,500 charge cycles, which is about five years if it’s well-maintained. By providing regularly-scheduled preventative maintenance, you will get the most out of your investment. Here are the most important things to do to maintain your forklift battery performance, and keep your material handling equipment working at maximum output….

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New Combilift Delivered to Pittsburgh Steel Mill can Move 60,000 lbs. of Metal

Check out this photo of a special unit we just put into service at an area steel mill. The Combilift straddle carrier is today’s version of this metals industry workhorse. Whether moving coils or slabs, this 60,000# capacity Combilift gets the job done with modern handling and visibility. The experts at Burns can help you…

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Burns Employees Donate to Salvation Army’s Treasures for Children Holiday Campaign in Pittsburgh

In the spirit of the holiday season, we are proud of our Warrendale, PA employees for their generous donations to the Salvation Army’s Treasures for Children campaign. The Treasures for Children campaign provides toys and holiday joy to children from birth to 13 years.

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Six Signs You Need to Re-Evaluate Your Lift Truck Power

Today’s manufacturing and distribution operations face unprecedented competitive pressures, with a challenging labor market, rising commercial real estate costs and e-commerce growth all coming together to mandate greater efficiency. In the quest to make the most of available resources, companies are investing in automation, adjusting workflows, collecting data and more. But what about lift truck…

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There’s a New Big Truck in Town

Burns Equipment has the big truck rentals you need, shipped on our own heavy hauler rig for immediate availability. Our fleet of late-model high weight forklifts brings the modern ergonomics, visibility, and safety of Hyster heavy capacity trucks to your operation.

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