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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

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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,… Continue Reading