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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

BHS Global Offers Nation-Specific Guides to Governmental Funds for Battery Room Equipment

October 19, 2016 — St. Louis, Missouri — Many nations offer generous tax breaks and grant programs to help industrial businesses grow. BHS Global, Ltd., a leading international producer of battery handling equipment, now offers a series of nation-specific resources to help connect buyers with government funds for battery handling equipment and other capital investments. BHS Global currently offers introductory guides to government funds in Chile, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, and Poland. The project is ongoing, and BHS Global plans to release pages devoted to funding programs in other nations in the weeks and months to come. The funding guides provide lists of tax incentives and benefits that apply to battery handling equipment purchases, along with links… Continue Reading

BHS Global, Ltd. Introduces Website for Turkey’s Growing Logistics Industry

8 September 2016 – St. Louis, Missouri – BHS Global, Ltd., a leading manufacturer of battery handling and warehouse equipment, announced the release of a Turkish-language website targeting the company’s growing base of customers and dealers in Turkey. The site, accessible at bhs1gloablltd.com, features a detailed landing page and links to individual products from BHS’ substantial catalog. The content was written by native Turkish speakers and provides an overview of the company’s industry-leading approach to warehouse equipment and battery room management. “Turkey’s logistics industry continues to grow,” said Katy Cortinovis, Marketing Manager at BHS. “For Turkish warehouses and storage facilities, it’s never been more important to find the right equipment.” BHS Global produces motive power and material handling solutions in… Continue Reading

Battery Handling Systems, Inc. Adds to its Growing Line of Warehouse Equipment

August 22, 2016 – St. Louis, Missouri – Battery Handling Systems, Inc. (BHS), a leading manufacturer of battery handling and warehouse equipment, introduced five new warehouse product categories in late June of this year. “We’re excited to expand our warehouse equipment line with a new set of ergonomic products,” said Katy Cortinovis, Marketing Manager at BHS. “Just like our battery handling equipment, these machines are made of heavy duty steel, so they’re perfect for industrial applications.” The new additions to the BHS Warehouse Equipment lineup include: Tilt Tables – BHS Tilt Tables (TT) hold loads at a comfortable working height and angle. Push-button controls allow the operator to conveniently adjust the table via a self-contained hydraulic power unit. The Powered… Continue Reading

BHS Global, Ltd. To Present at CeMAT Australia 2016

July 1, 2016 – Melbourne, Australia – Battery Handling Systems Global, Ltd., a leading international provider of forklift battery handling and warehouse equipment, will exhibit select products at CeMAT Australia, the nation’s largest trade show for the material handling and logistics industries. The event takes place 12-14 July 2016 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. From their outpost in Stand D40 of the convention hall, BHS Global staff will interact with industry partners from Australia and around the world. Chuck Ray, a representative of BHS Global, will join a BHS dealer, Battery Asia, to explain the benefits of dedicated battery handling equipment. “We really want to let Australia know how important battery handling equipment is,” said Katy Cortinovis, Marketing… Continue Reading