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Keep up with industry news and up-to-the-minute market developments that may affect your business. These posts combine news with analysis to offer resources for decision-makers in every industry.

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  • National Forklift Safety Day 2019: What It Is and Why It Matters

    June 11, 2019 is the sixth annual National Forklift Safety Day. The Industrial Truck Association, the top trade organization for lift truck manufacturers, organizes this yearly industry event. The stated goal is to bring together forklift manufacturers, dealers, end users, and government regulators to raise awareness of crucial safety issues surrounding the use of forklifts. After all, everyone involved in... Continue Reading
  • The Manufacturing Industry in 2019: Perceptions vs. Facts

    As we transition into the new year, we’re keeping a close eye on the manufacturing industry; where it’s been, where it stands, and where it’s likely to go over the course of 2019. It’s an interesting question for providers of material-handling equipment. A sizeable portion of BHS projects find their way into manufacturing operations, whether they’re fixing line-feed inefficiencies or... Continue Reading
  • BHS, Inc. Expands Product Line of Gas Cylinder-Handling Equipment

    September 3, 2018 — St. Louis, MO — BHS, Inc., a leading manufacturer of industrial equipment, is growing a popular line of products designed to store and transport compressed gas cylinders. These products meet stringent rules from OSHA and the Compressed Gas Association, while providing users with convenient solutions to the challenges of handling pressurized contents. “Compressed gas cylinders are special materials, and they need special material handling equipment to keep risks to a minimum,” said Melissa Bowen of BHS Marketing. “We’ll keep coming up with new cylinder-handling products as long as our customers keep asking for them.” BHS, Inc. manufactures a range of cylinder storage options, built to alleviate the hazards of working with compressed gas. The newest product... Continue Reading
  • IMTS 2018 Preview: What to Do at the 2018 International Manufacturing Technology Show

    In 2016, more than 100,000 people hailing from 117 countries packed into Chicago’s McCormick Place convention center for the biennial International Manufacturing Technology Show. These attendees represented every corner of the manufacturing industry, from sales to R&D to production engineering. This September, the crowds will return to Chicago for the 32nd edition of the manufacturing industry’s leading trade show. Buyers... Continue Reading
  • BHS, Inc. Releases New Bifold High Value Cart for Mobile Secure Storage

    Aug. 20, 2018 — St. Louis, MO — BHS, Inc., a leading manufacturer of industrial equipment, recently released a new solution for high-volume, secure storage at job sites. The Bifold High Value Cart features a heavy-duty steel exterior, opening at the center to display dual rows of heavy-duty shelving. “This is a unique design that does two things,” said Melissa Bowen of BHS Marketing. “It opens outward from the central hinge, essentially doubling the area of the shelf face. But that bifold system also boosts security, because when it’s closed, it’s essentially a solid steel box.” Welded steel construction and the ability to padlock the unit closed ensure resistance to unauthorized access, Bowen said. The Bifold High Value Cart was... Continue Reading
  • Food Industry Conference Season: What to Attend and What to Do There

    The food industry conference season kicks off in July with a whirlwind of events. Due to limited time and budgets, potential attendees may have to pick and choose which conferences to attend and which to skip. To help you decide, we’ve provided a quick rundown of three major conferences in July. Here’s the who, where, and what-to-do of our favorite... Continue Reading
  • Forklift Sales Grow for the Third Consecutive Year in a Row, Says ITA Report

    The Industrial Truck Association (ITA) has announced that 2017 was the third consecutive year of record-breaking forklift sales in North America. Over 250,000 units were sold marking a nearly 10 percent increase from 2016. These record-breaking numbers took even industry insiders by surprise. “The 2017 sales numbers of 253,146 exceeded most industry expectations,” said Brian Feehan, president of the Industrial... Continue Reading
  • TVA Offers Incentives for Diesel Lift Truck Fleet Conversion

    If you’ve been thinking about converting your lift truck fleet from diesel to electric, there’s never been a better time. Few projects offer a better long-term return on investment, and forklift fleet conversion is a relatively simple process. The Tennessee Valley Authority recently announced a program incentivizing diesel-to-electric lift truck conversion, providing hundreds of businesses in the region with an... Continue Reading
  • Going Green in the Lift Truck Battery Room

    The first Earth Day was celebrated 45 years ago. In honor of this global environmental movement, BHS is focusing our April blogging on going green in the lift truck battery room. Our blogs touch on reducing energy consumption, recycling wastewater, preventing acid spills, LEED certification, and more. The blogs will also point you toward various BHS products that can help your... Continue Reading
  • Quality, Efficiency, Reliability: Reviewing Our Successes in 2014

    2014 was an exciting year for us. We had many successes including launching new products, improving manufacturing processes, and starting several new development initiatives. In 2014, our entire team maintained our focus on providing the highest quality, most reliable, and most efficient products and services in the industry. Our successes would not have been possible without the dedication of the... Continue Reading