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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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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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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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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