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BHS, Inc. Partners with Customers to Create Custom Tugger Trailers

July 11, 2018 — St. Louis, MO — BHS, Inc., a leading provider of warehouse equipment and material handling solutions, recently announced a new opportunity for users of tugger trains. In addition to three stock models of Tugger Trailers, BHS now offers fully customized units, designed and built to meet precise customer specifications. “Tugger trains are gaining steam in lots of industries, and no one-size-fits-all trailer is ideal for everyone,” said Melissa Bowen of BHS, Inc. Marketing. “If what we have doesn’t fit your application, our team will build something new.” Engineers from BHS work with customers to design unique Tugger Trailers, Bowen said. Once all parties sign off on the renderings, the BHS manufacturing team builds the units at… Continue Reading

New BHS Mobile Showroom Introduces Electrical-Material Carts and Cable-Management Equipment

July 2, 2018 — St. Louis, MO — BHS, Inc., a leading provider of electrical, battery-handling, and material-handling equipment, will launch the new Electrical Equipment Mobile Showroom on its first tour beginning July 9. This 48-foot trailer will introduce BHS’ latest collections of cable-and-wire-management equipment and electrical material carts to customers across Texas. The Mobile Showroom will stop in Houston, Dallas, and surrounding areas over the course of its first week touring. “Visitors [to the Electrical Equipment Mobile Showroom] will leave with a clear understanding of each product’s form, fit, and function,” said Melissa Bowen of BHS Marketing. “There’s nothing like hands-on experience to find a real solution.” Equipment in the Showroom includes the Parallel Reel Payout, which is ideal… Continue Reading

BHS, Inc. Upgrades Key Component of Forklift Battery Lifting Beams

June 29, 2018 — St. Louis, MO — BHS, Inc., a leading provider of forklift battery handling solutions and warehouse equipment, is improving a crucial component in their established line of forklift Battery Lifting Beams. The swing gate hook assembly, which secures batteries to the beam for safe lifting, will be replaced by lock latch hooks beginning July 1. “The lock latch works better and is easier to use than the old style,” said Melissa Bowen of BHS Marketing. “Our engineers are always looking for ways to improve existing products, so when they found a better hook, they moved quickly to make the change.” Battery Lifting Beams attach to Gantry Cranes to create a safer, more stable grip on forklift… Continue Reading

BHS, Inc. Releases High-Capacity Wire Pull Carts for Electricians and Electrical Suppliers

June 25, 2018 — St. Louis, MO — BHS, Inc., a leading provider of electrical and material handling equipment, recently announced the latest in their line of cable-and-wire-handling equipment: The Wire Pull Cart. “Construction electricians really want two things from payout equipment,” said Melissa Bowen of BHS, Inc. Marketing. “They want it to store what they need on the install, and they need it to pay the wire out smoothly. Those were our main goals with the Wire Pull Cart.” The latest piece of wire-handling equipment from BHS packs up to 3,000 pounds of electrical wire on any number of reels, with nylon grommets for an even payout. Users can adjust placement of shafts along multiple positions to accommodate the… Continue Reading

BHS, Inc. Expands Growing Line of Electrical Equipment with Light Fixture Carts

June 20, 2018 — St. Louis, MO — BHS, Inc., a leading provider of electrical equipment and warehouse solutions, now offers Light Fixture Carts to simplify storage and handling of a particularly awkward component. Light Fixture Carts from BHS cradle 10 standard 4-foot-long light fixtures or twice as many 2-foot-square units within a powder-coated steel frame. Each fixture slides easily into its slot like a sheet pan into a baker’s rack. The abrasion-resistant powder coating protects fixtures and racks themselves for long-term, reliable use. Removable lock bars on either side of the unit provide further protection for stock during travel. “Electrical suppliers have told us they were looking for something just like this and just couldn’t find it until now,”… Continue Reading

BHS, Inc. Parallel Reel Payouts Now Available with Self-Adjusting Pull Brake Clamps

May 15, 2018 – St. Louis, MO — BHS, Inc., a leading manufacturer of warehouse and electrical equipment, now offers optional Pull Brake Clamps on its most-popular cable-pulling solution, the Parallel Reel Payout. The newly designed brake includes a drop-down steel arm capped with a neoprene pad to grip the ground. These brakes are entirely self-adjusting, allowing users to ensure stability indoors or outdoors during cable payout — even on some uneven surfaces. When customers choose this option, the BHS manufacturing team installs four Pull Brake Clamps, one at each corner of the frame. The brakes face the direction of cable payout, safely countering the pull force. The new design locks units to the ground during payout in the warehouse… Continue Reading

Mobile Wash Stations Solve Problems for Forklift Battery Dealers, Fleet Operators

May 9, 2018 – St. Louis, MO — BHS, Inc., a leading provider of forklift battery handling equipment and warehouse solutions, announced the release of a battery wash station that is completely self-contained. The new unit packs a stainless steel cabinet and two 120-gallon water tanks onto a single mobile frame. Users fill the first tank with clean water, then bring the self-contained Mobile Wash Station (MWS-47-WT-SS) to the battery storage area. During the wash, the station collects all wastewater and splashback, routing fluids into the second tank for clean, off-site treatment and disposal. This design was inspired by battery dealers, who have historically struggled to provide on-site battery wash services in facilities that don’t have water supplies or drains… Continue Reading

BHS, Inc. Participates in Seasonal Adopt-A-Family Giving

December 12, 2017 — St. Louis, Missouri — BHS, Inc., a leading manufacturer of material handling and battery changing equipment, is raising funds for a local family through the United Way of Greater St. Louis. The annual tradition provides an opportunity for staff to share their prosperity with less fortunate residents of the St. Louis area. The United Way of Greater St. Louis and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch jointly sponsor the 100 Neediest Cases campaign every year. The effort began in 1922, and in 1954, the newspaper started profiling the top 100 cases that social workers had referred to them. The program is now one of the most successful and popular fundraisers in St. Louis. Donors can give money or… Continue Reading

BHS, Inc. Announces 2018 Training Schedule for Dealers and End Users

November 29, 2017 – St. Louis, Missouri — BHS, Inc., a leading provider of material handling and battery changing equipment, has finalized the dates for its Service School and Sales Academy training during the upcoming year. Both clinics are free of charge. BHS tailors its Service School to dealers and end users. The three-day clinic takes place once per month from January to October. Every other month, a fourth day of training is open to dealers, allowing them to earn an Install Certification for certain BHS systems. “Service School gives dealers a unique look at electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems,” said Melissa Bowen of the BHS marketing team. “We prepare them for everything they might come across in the field… Continue Reading

BHS, Inc. Donates to Hurricane Recovery Efforts

Nov. 1, 2017 – St. Louis, MO – BHS, Inc., a leading manufacturer of warehouse equipment and forklift battery handling solutions, is raising money to support recovery efforts following the destruction of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. In late September, BHS, Inc. asked employees to come together to donate to the United Way’s Hurricane Recovery Effort Funds. In exchange, BHS, Inc. will match employee contributions on a dollar-for-dollar basis. “This hurricane season devastated communities that we care about, places where we do business and support dealers,” said Melissa Bowen of BHS, Inc.’s marketing team. “We couldn’t just stand by and not do anything.” The United Way Hurricane Recovery Funds comprise two programs. One supports communities in Texas, Louisiana, and other regions… Continue Reading