Key Benefits of EX Lift Truck Rentals for Diverse Needs

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Sometimes it makes perfect sense to rent an Explosion Proof (EX) lift truck. You should always weigh the options with your company’s financial and operational needs in mind. Buying a new or pre-owned materials handling vehicle could be a wise investment too. At RICO, we’re well suited to give you plenty of choices. If you’re going the rental route, it’s …

Pallet Lift Trucks: When Custom Makes Sense

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Pallet lift trucks, also known as pallet jacks, are one of the most universally used tools in industrial and manufacturing settings. Operated countless times daily, pallet trucks move material faster and help improve productivity and operational efficiency.   Traditional pallet trucks can have both a manual push and lift or an electric drive and a hydraulic lift. In the material storage …

Choosing the Right Custom Lift Truck Manufacturer

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Industrial applications can require specialized equipment to assure successful and incident free operation. When attempting to do a job with the wrong lift truck, productivity goes down, and the risk of injury and product or equipment damage goes up. Purchasing custom lift equipment can be a significant investment, but it will quickly pay dividends in efficiency, production, and the overall …

Die Cart: Customization Options

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Quick die change (QDC) systems are an essential lean manufacturing practice that can increase press uptime, lower costs per part, and help boost the return on investment for many manufacturers. Quick die change systems involve the planning and grouping of dies and presses in a uniform and organized way to maximize efficiency by reducing wasted time, movements and processes to …

RICO AND HYSTER-YALE GROUP COLLABORATE WITH EX LIFT TRUCK

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Medina, Ohio—April 8, 2019 With more than 30 years of experience and expertise in the Explosion Proof (EX) lift truck market, RICO Manufacturing, Inc. (RICO) has aligned with Hyster-Yale Group, Inc. (HYG) to convert their 6,000 lbs. capacity electric counterbalance lift truck to a certified RICO EX model. Available in both Hyster® and Yale® versions, this conversion …

Custom Forklift Engineering Services

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RICO has staked a claim on being the most trusted partner in custom engineered material handling vehicles. All RICO vehicles start off with proven modular engineered designs for repeatability while customizing to meet specific customer requirements and application. RICO also integrates into our designs many industry standard components, offering off-the-shelf replacement for field support. Working in a variety of business …

Types of Lift Trucks

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The material handling needs across diverse operations demand virtually limitless types of lift trucks to match unique applications. When an organization is ready to invest in a new lift truck, it must fit both their budget and operational requirements. Some common lift truck attributes to consider include the load capacity and height, style, capabilities and other customizations specific to your …

Lift Trucks: Should You Rent or Own?

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Every company will have different business and financial objectives when investing in material handling equipment like specialty lift trucks. Whether you need equipment for moving, storing, controlling or protecting materials, it can be difficult to evaluate options. The decision you make can be influenced by budget and operational needs. Either way, you should expect to receive lift trucks that are …

Exploring Available Options for Your Custom Forklift Design

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A high-quality and reliable lift truck is well worth its investment in a manufacturing and warehouse environment. Forklifts improve productivity – making once manual tasks less strenuous for employees and more efficient for your business. As a daily workhorse, it’s easy to see why these trucks become a significant part of your operation. While lift trucks undoubtedly add value to …

Top 5 Safety Features to Look for in a Lift Truck

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Lift trucks are the workhorse in warehousing and manufacturing operations. Buyers need easy to use, heavy-duty equipment that can withstand daily wear while also providing essential safety features. Large-scale machines like lift trucks must be designed to include safety features that match the machine’s usage and productivity benefits. This ensures that a machine’s benefits outweigh any potential risks of bringing …