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Hyundai Forklift Heads to Saint Louis

By | December 5th, 2017|Categories: Forklift, Industrial Equipment|

Benco Industrial Equipment Adds the Hyundai Brand to its Lineup Saint Charles, MO – Benco Industrial Equipment, a successful material handling dealership in St. Charles, Missouri, recently added Hyundai Forklifts to its offerings, providing forklift buyers throughout the greater Saint Louis area first-hand access to the highly sought-after brand. The company, known locally as a leader [...]

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When to Purchase a New Forklift

By | December 1st, 2017|Categories: Forklift|

Thinking of purchasing a new forklift? Benco Industrial Equipment, a well-established, certified Hyundai forklift dealer serving Jefferson County and St. Louis, draws upon its decades of collective experience to offer some helpful advice: “It’s not the age, it’s the mileage” Indiana Jones fans may recognize this quote from Raiders of the Lost Ark, and it [...]

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How to Increase Safety in Industrial Facilities Through Proper Cleaning

By | November 20th, 2017|Categories: Safety|

The following is a guest post contributed by ServiceMaster Commercial Cleaning, a Virginia-based commercial cleaning franchise that specializes in industrial cleaning services. A clean workplace is more than just providing a fresh, sanitary environment for workers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were approximately 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported [...]

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Forklift Power: Pros and Cons of Electric and LPG

By | October 25th, 2017|Categories: Forklift|

If you're thinking about investing in a forklift or fleet for your warehouse, it's important to weigh up the pros and cons of both electric and LPG alternatives before making your decision. To simplify this for you, we've outlined these below: Pros and Cons of Electric Forklifts There are a number of pros from using electric [...]

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Buying or Renting a Used Forklift: A Guide

By | June 30th, 2017|Categories: Forklift|

When you think about the equipment that you rely on the most in your warehouse business, there is no question that the forklift will be one of the first things that come to mind. The fact is, the forklifts within your facility are one of the most basic pieces of equipment, but operating without them [...]

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How New Warehouse Racks Can Improve Productivity

By | June 15th, 2017|Categories: Material Handling|

Throughout the years, warehouse storage has evolved tremendously. From simplified shelves to tall steel storage solutions, there have been many types of racks to fill the space in warehouses to house all of the products and merchandise. However, the latest warehouse racks are proving to be much more efficient for warehouse business owners. If it [...]

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10 Important Forklift Safety Rules

By | May 30th, 2017|Categories: Forklift|

Warehouse men and women should approach operating forklifts with a high degree of caution and respect. There are nearly 35,000 forklift-related injuries and 85 fatalities each year, according to OSHA. At Benco Industrial Equipment, we believe that worker safety is job one and as a forklift dealer we strongly advise considering these 10 rules. Qualified [...]

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How HVLS MacroAir Fans Can Improve Warehouse Ventilation

By | May 19th, 2017|Categories: Warehouse Maintenance|

Warehouse operators understand the importance of ventilation. Machines get hot, dust can damage the equipment and workers need comfort. For many, an HVLS MacroAir fan is a prime choice. Whether a warehouse is enclosed in metal or concrete tile-ups, it’ll get hot eventually. Today’s warehouse owners, facility managers and workers are constantly searching for top-quality [...]

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Five Basic Pieces of Equipment You Need in Your New Warehouse

By | April 30th, 2017|Categories: Industrial Equipment|

The warehouse might be established, but you’ll need a few pieces of equipment to get it running. Every day, warehouse workers are exposed to hazards. Every day, high-weight material needs to be transported. Warehouse machinery, while used to reduce human resource strain, is a strong cost reduction tool. If you have a capable industrial equipment supply, [...]

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Are You Saving Enough? Calculating the ROI of a Scissor Lift

By | April 15th, 2017|Categories: Industrial Equipment|

As a decision maker, your ROI target is important. ROI—or return on investment—is useful for gauging your versatile tool’s success, fiscally. If you’re investing in a scissor lift, you may want to know if it’s making you money. While functionality is important, your business deserves a piece of equipment capable of earning money over the long [...]

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