Metals

Meet demand and increase productivity

Fluctuating demand and capacity utilization is challenging your operation–now is the time to maximize productivity to stay competitive.

Challenges

Turn Your Biggest Headaches Into Opportunities

Limited Capital Budgets

Limited capital for new equipment can affect all aspects of your operation and your ability to meet the needs of your customers.

How can you better manage tight capital budgets?

  • Right-size your lift truck fleet with a fleet management plan
  • Establish an appropriate maintenance plan to help extend useful life of your equipment
  • Evaluate leasing programs for lift truck acquisition needs
Deploy the right solutions for the job

Labor Retention

Even the most successful companies struggle with recruiting and retaining qualified talent in a tough working environment.

How are you going to reduce turnover?

  • Offer advanced ergonomic lift truck solutions to help reduce musculoskeletal problems
  • Implement training and development programs to keep your team engaged
  • Minimize downtime to keep your workforce productive
Deploy the right solutions

Sustainability

You face the challenge of meeting strong demand for quality metal products while minimizing adverse effects on the environment and human health.

How are you going to minimize the impact?

  • Source from suppliers who strive for a greener supply chain
  • Develop a recycling plan for by-products of your operation
  • Embrace alternative power sources in your lift truck equipment
Exceed sustainability goals

Safety

Working in the steel industry can be a very dangerous occupation.

How can you help keep your employees safe and reduce incidents?

  • Use telematics to track lift truck access and provide training updates
  • Deploy equipment to handle variable loads and capacity
  • Enhance visibility and operator protection with next generation equipment
Help minimize risk and maximize compliance

Tough Environments

Dust, dirt and debris, along with extreme heat, can push your materials handling equipment and operators to their limit.

How are you going to optimize uptime?

  • Beat the heat with options designed to help protect the operator and truck components
  • Maximize productivity with high performance lift trucks offering low maintenance costs
  • Install equipment to defend against dust and debris
Combat the tough conditions

Load variation

Semi-finished or finished metal products vary significantly in type, shape, size and weight presenting significant load handling challenges.

How are you going to handle challenging loads?

  • Deploy large capacity trucks offering flexible solutions
  • Use attachments specific to steel handling applications
  • Use equipment with advanced hydraulics for smooth load handling
Big loads need big solutions

Solutions

Take control with Game Changing Solutions

Proven Approaches

Proven Approaches to Increase Productivity.

Innovations to help reduce downtime and improve safety - ultimately lowering your operating costs.

Improving steel distribution efficiency

The steel industry is evolving, with mills serving demand for product in a variety of shapes and sizes, often making investments to adjust production lines for greater depth and diameter. Instead of using multi-step, multi-machine workflows, what if mills could shift to a more streamlined approach?

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Use your data to cut operating costs

Discover how telemetry and fleet management can help increase uptime and lower total cost of ownership of your lift trucks.

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Increase safety through innovation

Your operations are always evolving and so are the material handling solutions designed to help keep your employees safe and reduce incidents.

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Meet Our Metals Industry Expert

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