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Spool Winding Trolley from BHS, Inc. Fills Reels, Measures Cable Simultaneously

October 15, 2018 — St. Louis, MO — BHS, Inc., a leading provider of cable and wire-management equipment for the electrical industry, has added a motorized spool-winding machine to its existing line of electrical material-handling products. The Spool Winding Trolley (SWT) is a free-rolling unit that fits over BHS Parallel Reel Payouts or other uptake-reel systems. Once in place, the Trolley’s DC-powered motor smoothly transports cable from feed reels to any number of take-up reels. The result is a spool-winder that improves productivity while removing ergonomic hazards as workers load cable. Meanwhile, a triple-wide encoder reel accurately counts each linear foot of cable for exact measurements. “There can be a lot of waste when you fill a cable order,” said… Continue Reading


BHS, Inc. to Introduce Cable-Management Solutions, Electrical Equipment Carts at NECA 2018

Sept. 20, 2018 — Philadelphia, PA — BHS, Inc., a leading manufacturer of material handling equipment, will introduce labor-saving products for the electrical industry at the National Electrical Contractors Association 2018 Trade Show and Convention (NECA 2018) this September. The event marks BHS’ entrance into the electrical material handling equipment market, which the company joins after nearly 40 years supplying ergonomic solutions to warehousing, construction, and manufacturing operations. “We’ve always built tough, dependable equipment that makes the job safer and more efficient,” said Melissa Bowen of BHS Marketing. “We’re excited to bring our strengths to the electrical industry, and NECA is the perfect place to make our debut.” The BHS line of electrical equipment includes a comprehensive range of wire-… 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… Continue Reading


BHS, Inc. Introduces Mobile System for Cleaning Forklift Batteries

August 31, 2018 — St. Louis, MO — BHS, Inc, a leading provider of forklift battery handling equipment and warehouse solutions, now offers a mobile cleaning system for forklift batteries. The BHS Battery Wash Cabinet Kit (BWC-1-M-KIT) enables on-site battery washes, eliminating the time and expense required for transporting batteries to and from separate maintenance facilities. “Many electric forklift users rely on dealers or maintenance services to wash their batteries,” said Melissa Bowen, of BHS Marketing. “Traditionally, that required costly pickup and delivery programs. The BWC Kit removes the whole logistical problem from the equation.” The BWC-1-M-Kit consists of three units: One clean-water tank, which includes a wash pump and an auxiliary hand-spray wand; one 330-gallon mobile tank for dirty… Continue Reading


BHS, Inc. Upgrades Key Component of Forklift Battery Lifting Beams

June 29, 2018 — St. Louis, MO — BHS, Inc., a leading provider of forklift battery handling solutions and warehouse equipment, is improving a crucial component in their established line of forklift Battery Lifting Beams. The swing gate hook assembly, which secures batteries to the beam for safe lifting, will be replaced by lock latch hooks beginning July 1. “The lock latch works better and is easier to use than the old style,” said Melissa Bowen of BHS Marketing. “Our engineers are always looking for ways to improve existing products, so when they found a better hook, they moved quickly to make the change.” Battery Lifting Beams attach to Gantry Cranes to create a safer, more stable grip on forklift… Continue Reading


BHS, Inc. Releases High-Capacity Wire Pull Carts for Electricians and Electrical Suppliers

June 25, 2018 — St. Louis, MO — BHS, Inc., a leading provider of electrical and material handling equipment, recently announced the latest in their line of cable-and-wire-handling equipment: The Wire Pull Cart. “Construction electricians really want two things from payout equipment,” said Melissa Bowen of BHS, Inc. Marketing. “They want it to store what they need on the install, and they need it to pay the wire out smoothly. Those were our main goals with the Wire Pull Cart.” The latest piece of wire-handling equipment from BHS packs up to 3,000 pounds of electrical wire on any number of reels, with nylon grommets for an even payout. Users can adjust placement of shafts along multiple positions to accommodate the… Continue Reading


BHS, Inc. Expands Growing Line of Electrical Equipment with Light Fixture Carts

June 20, 2018 — St. Louis, MO — BHS, Inc., a leading provider of electrical equipment and warehouse solutions, now offers Light Fixture Carts to simplify storage and handling of a particularly awkward component. Light Fixture Carts from BHS cradle 10 standard 4-foot-long light fixtures or twice as many 2-foot-square units within a powder-coated steel frame. Each fixture slides easily into its slot like a sheet pan into a baker’s rack. The abrasion-resistant powder coating protects fixtures and racks themselves for long-term, reliable use. Removable lock bars on either side of the unit provide further protection for stock during travel. “Electrical suppliers have told us they were looking for something just like this and just couldn’t find it until now,”… Continue Reading


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


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… Continue Reading


BHS Global Creates Guide to Seismic Standards for European Battery Rooms, Warehouse Equipment

November 21, 2016 – St. Louis, Missouri — Battery Handling Systems (BHS) Global, Ltd., a worldwide provider of battery handling and warehouse products, has created a brief guide to evaluating the earthquake-resistance of material handling equipment in Europe. The free article is available here. Drawing on the latest research from the Seismic Hazard Harmonization in Europe project (SHARE), the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre, and the International Journal of Structural Stability & Dynamics, the new guide summarizes seismic hazards across Europe’s highest-risk areas. It also clearly explains the European Standards that apply to warehouse shelving. Going a step further, though, the 3-page publication applies existing standards to forklift battery rooms and other niches within the modern European warehouse. “This is… Continue Reading