The Importance of Regular Forklift Maintenance

For many businesses, forklifts are an essential piece of equipment at the warehouse or material handling location. As you know, your business’s equipment plays a crucial role in your investment. To receive a higher return on this investment, you must maintain your equipment. Your equipment can only increase efficiency and productivity if it’s in good…

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A Guide to GEM Electric Vehicles

GEM electric vehicles (EVs) are a convenient, groundbreaking and eco-friendly solution for commercial and residential uses alike. They continue to transform applications like facility and warehouse management, campus transportation, groundskeeping, hospitality and emergency services. If you’re searching for GEM electric vehicles in Ohio, West Virginia or Pennsylvania, our specialists at Burns Industrial Equipment can help…

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Take Your Kid To Work Day Was Informative and Fun

Look out world, the future of material handling equipment is bright! Take Your Kids to Work Day was a big hit last week at our Warrendale office. Now they know what mom and dad do at work every day! These cuties got to wear hard hats, watched forklift demos, had lunch and enjoyed plenty of…

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Burns Awarded 2022 Yale Dealer of Excellence for 25th Consecutive Year

Burns Industrial Equipment Recognized as Yale Dealer of Excellence We are pleased to announce our recognition by Yale Materials Handling Corporation with the 2022 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 functional areas…

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10 Tips to Become a Better Forklift Operator

10 Tips to Become a Better Forklift Operator

As a forklift operator, you work with some of the most powerful equipment in any workplace, and you have to do it right every time to prevent injury and safety violations. Even when you’ve done it for years, you have room to improve your work. These tips for forklift drivers and lift truck operators can…

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The Importance of Daily Forklift Operator Checks

The Importance of Daily Forklift Operator Checks

Your forklift and its operator play a vital role in your operations — one that requires focus, knowledge and care every day. You know that with any heavy machinery, you must ensure it’s in good working order to maintain safety protocols. The best way to do that is to perform daily forklift or lift truck…

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High Demand for Hyster Big Trucks

We continue to see strong demand for Hyster Big Trucks from the metals industry. This week we delivered a new 70,000# capacity Hyster to a Pittsburgh steel customer. The Hyster H700XD is engineered for the toughest steel mill applications with long load centers, wide loads and heavy-duty cycle conditions. Backed by Burns Industrial Equipment, Hyster…

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Burns Employees Donate to Salvation Army Angel Tree

Burns employees in the Warrendale, PA branch participated in the Western Pennsylvania Salvation Army Angel Tree program. Since 2018, Burns employees have generously donated to this program and this year they collected over 50 gifts for local children. Many thanks to the employees who participated in this year’s Angel Tree program, your gifts will make…

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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…

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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…

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Robotic Floor Cleaning Equipment

More and more warehouse operations are leveraging autonomous cleaning machines to work smarter, not harder — driving efficient cleaning while freeing up employees to focus on other core business functions. The Tennant T7AMR Robotic Floor Scrubber is a robotic solution designed to work safely and efficiently alongside employees, cutting down on the time dedicated to facility…

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More Customers Rely on Burns for Warehouse Racking and Storage Solutions

If you’re looking for warehouse racking and storage solutions that will maximize your space and productivity, look no further than the Burns team of experts. Over the past year, our business has grown and we’re excited to have added experienced warehouse design experts who provide comprehensive consulting services to assess our growing list of customers’…

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