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BHS, Inc. Donates Custom Material Handling Equipment to Book-Loving Charity

September 14, 2017 — St. Louis, Missouri — BHS, Inc., a leading manufacturer of material handling and battery changing equipment, has donated steel workstations and custom carts to Ready To Learn, a non-profit dedicated to providing free books for kids. The equipment will allow the St. Louis-based non-profit organization to instill area children with a lifelong love of reading. Ready To Learn donates new and gently used books to children in need. Since 2011, the charity has collected books from a variety of sources and given them to children in low-income neighborhoods. A 2006 study found that middle-income neighborhoods have 13 books per child while low-income neighborhoods have just one book per 300 children. Ready To Learn aims to narrow…more

BHS Introduces the Pallet Carousel & Skid Positioner

August 21, 2017 – St. Louis, Missouri – BHS, Inc., a leading manufacturer of battery handling and warehouse equipment, recently introduced the Pallet Carousel & Skid Positioner (PCP). This ergonomic lift table self-levels to a comfortable height and rotates pallets for easy access. The Pallet Carousel & Skid Positioner has a small base so workers can stand closer to pallets and keep heavy items closer to their core. The full 360-degree tabletop rotation keeps reaching to a minimum. BHS engineers designed every aspect of the PCP with worker safety and productivity in mind. “Warehouse managers are looking to increase efficiency and reduce strains and injuries any way they can,” said Melissa Bowen from BHS Marketing. “The Pallet Carousel & Skid…more

BHS, Inc., Unveils Material Handling Solutions for Pallets, Barrels, and Drums

June 13, 2017 – St. Louis, MO — BHS, Inc. a leading manufacturer of custom material handling for warehouses and forklift battery handling operations, has released two new products designed to simplify specialty material handling for industrial applications. Both new offerings — the Pallet Carousel & Skid Positioner and the Drum Tilter Tabletop attachment for BHS Tilt Tables — provide valuable ergonomic benefits for specific workplace tasks. They prevent musculoskeletal injuries associated with manual lifting and repetitive motion. At the same time, they improve efficiency and overall operation productivity. “Our engineers study warehouse conditions and provide solutions wherever they see hazards or inefficiency, or both,” said Katy Cortinovis, Marketing Manager at BHS. “That’s what led to the development of the…more

Battery Handling Systems, Inc. Boosts Production

January 23, 2017 – St. Louis, Missouri — Battery Handling Systems, Inc., a leading provider of forklift battery handling and warehouse equipment, invested in two major pieces of manufacturing machinery designed to speed up production on their all-steel products. These new purchases include a second laser cutter and another computerized press break. The new manufacturing equipment will allow BHS to offer made-to-order equipment for their customers, with industry-leading turnaround time for all purchases, said Katy Cortinovis, Marketing Manager at BHS. “Now we can cut more steel,” she said. “Like, double time. We can produce the same great products on a tighter schedule, so our clients can start realizing the benefits of, say, an Operator Aboard Battery Extractor without delay.” Computerized…more

Battery Handling Systems Now Accepting Mobile Showroom Requests for 2017

December 19, 2016 – St. Louis, Missouri — Battery Handling Systems, Inc (BHS), a leading provider of battery changing and warehouse equipment, is now accepting Mobile Showroom demonstration requests for 2017. Requests can be submitted via a form on the company’s website at http://na.bhs1.com/mobile-showroom/. The company’s Mobile Showrooms are large trailers equipped with the latest BHS products and technologies. The trailers travel across the United States, providing dealers and their end users with a first-hand knowledge of BHS equipment functionality. “Our Mobile Showrooms provide an easy way to explore our products before making an investment,” said Katy Cortinovis, Marketing Manager at BHS. “They’re ideal for showing how superior battery handling and warehouse equipment can make a facility safer, more efficient,…more

Battery Handling Systems Announces OSH Compliance Resources for Canadian Logistics Industry

December 19, 2016 — St. Louis, Missouri — Battery Handling Systems (BHS), a leading manufacturer of battery handling and warehouse equipment, introduced several online resources for the Canadian logistics industry. Two new pages provide detailed information about OSH compliance, providing recommendations for battery handling and warehouse equipment in an effort to help facilities comply with relevant regulations. In Canada, provincial and territorial regulations can vary greatly, but the BHS web pages provide a detailed overview of the laws that commonly affect forklift usage, warehouse design and equipment safety. The new web pages are part of the company’s ongoing efforts to provide useful resources for its international client base. BHS offers similar pages for the United States, Turkey, and Spain along…more

BHS Introduces the Forklift Work Platform

November 21, 2016 – St. Louis, Missouri – Battery Handling Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of battery handling and warehouse equipment, recently introduced the Forklift Work Platform (FWP). This OSHA-compliant accessory attaches to a forklift to safely lift personnel for overhead maintenance tasks. Forklift Work Platforms also allow personnel to quickly access vertical storage for inventory, order picking, or routine upkeep. The FWP attaches securely to a forklift and has two safety harness attachment points for added protection. “Distribution centers are stacking product higher and higher, and they need quick access to it,” said Katy Cortinovis, Marketing Manager at BHS. “The Forklift Work Platform gives them that access with a ton of safety features.” When employees perform tasks, such as…more

BHS Offers New Solutions for the Storage and Transportation of Compressed Gas Cylinders

October 17, 2016 – St. Louis, MO — Battery Handling Systems, Inc. (BHS), a leading manufacturer of industrial battery changing and warehouse equipment, now offers a line of material handling solutions for compressed gas cylinders. The Cylinder Transporter (CT), Cylinder Transporter Cage (CTC), and Cylinder Storehouse (CSH) allow businesses to store and transport large numbers of compressed gas cylinders safely, in compliance with industrial regulations. The storage and handling of compressed gas cylinders are regulated under OSHA standard 1910.101, which requires businesses to adhere to the rules described in Compressed Gas Association Pamphlet P-1-1965. That publication instructs staff assigned to handle gas cylinders to use “a suitable truck” to move cylinders “even short distances.” “Compressed gas cylinders can be downright…more

Sackett Systems Found to Have Plagiarized Battery Handling Systems (BHS) on Numerous Counts

October 13, 2016 – St. Louis, Missouri – Battery Handling Systems, Inc. (BHS), a leading provider of material handling and battery changing equipment, finds that their competitor, Sackett Systems, has copied BHS copy content and products. On October 7, 2016, BHS filed a complaint against Sackett Systems for copyright infringement as 63% of Sackett Systems’ Forklift Battery Room Best Practices, posted on their website, was a verbatim copy of BHS’ article Battery Room Best Practices. Sackett Systems is also found to have copied a product of Battery Handling Systems, a sign indicating Battery Changing Area. The sign is an original design of BHS’. BHS’ attorneys have sent a letter to the executives at Sackett Systems’ with request to cease and…more

BHS is Now Accepting Students for the Last Service and Installation School Session of the Year

September 1, 2016 – St. Louis, Missouri — Battery Handling Systems, Inc (BHS), a leading provider of material handling and battery changing equipment, offers multi-day intensive training classes for dealers and technicians. The last session of 2016 will take place October 17-20. The Service School is a three-day clinic that prepares industry professionals to operate, maintain, and service BHS battery handling equipment. Immediately following the Service program, on the final day of a four-day session, dealers can attend Installation School, a comprehensive course on installing BHS systems. Both programs are entirely free, with three meals a day included at no charge. Participants that attend both sessions will receive certification from BHS, allowing them to expand revenue for their businesses through…more