You'll see the difference in UniCarriers forklifts from the very start — in the fit and finish of every forklift they manufacture. And it's a difference that will continue to grow over time — as you appreciate the value of the exclusive, innovative features that are [...]
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The hot summer months are upon us. With increased heat and humidity workers become more susceptible to heat-related illnesses. Workers who are not accustomed to working in the heat can quickly become ill and experience heat stroke, which can lead to serious illness and even death. [...]
For decades, internal combustion engine forklifts have dominated market share in North America. Over the last five years or so, that is changing, for many reasons. More and more companies are realizing the benefits of switching to electric forklifts from internal combustion, which are: Reduced fuel [...]
Machines Counted on to do the Toughest Jobs For decades, Komatsu heavy duty equipment has been a mainstay for some of the toughest industries in America. From giant excavators, wheel loaders, and bulldozers to our own forklifts, Komatsu builds quality into the product and supports it [...]
As managers and owners, we want a safe work environment for all of our employees. Unfortunately, all too often it escapes us. Time passes quickly, and initiatives that were once important standards become guidelines or even merely suggestions. How can we ensure that when we put [...]
Union Machinery is your complete source for all your materials handling, machinery moving and storage needs. Since 1987 we have served the greater St. Louis area and beyond with our machinery moving and storing services. As we grew and expanded our services and products we added [...]
While aerial lifts are used frequently at construction, warehousing, and many other job sites, they can pose potentially fatal hazards to workers. Aerial devices include boom-supported aerial platforms, such as cherry pickers or bucket trucks, aerial ladders and vertical towers. The major causes of injuries and [...]
When you are purchasing a piece of equipment, you obtain competitive quotes, verify specifications and generate a purchase order. For that matter, just about anything we purchase goes through the same process. However, there is much more to purchasing forklifts and other material handling equipment. We [...]
Congress has approved much needed improvements in Section 179 which allows companies, like yours, the ability to completely deduct the purchase cost of equipment the first year it is put into service. The new limits are: Maximum 179 Deduction for 2016: $500,000 This means for qualifying equipment purchases of [...]
To be competitive in today’s markets, you need a cleaner, “greener,” but efficient product. Forklifts are no different. Leading manufacturers are doing more R & D to meet customers’ needs for more powerful electric lift trucks that will meet tough application requirements, reduce the carbon footprint [...]