Home Five Material Handling Solutions You May Not Have Seen Before Ergonomics Done Right®

Written by: Ryan Cowart on August 5th, 2015

One of the greatest challenges for many manufacturing companies  is manual material handling (MMH). So, here are five over-the-counter products I’ve seen in the past year that might not be well-known, but may be great solutions for your MMH issues:

      • Dem Truk
        • Collapsible transport cart with slide-off platformDemtruk - 2
        • Provides 10″ of height adjustability
        • Ideal for office moves, or frequent road travelers needing to handle heavy equipment throughout trip
      • Containers with removable sides
        • Hard plastic material stands up to many harsh environments and has a 1500-lb capacity
        • Completely removable side panels enable retrieving or loading operations to be performed without overreaching or leaning on narrowed surfaces
        • Effective in part/material storage or stacking operations
      • Levelizer
        • Turntable feature allows for material to rotate while employee sits or stands
        • Height adjustability of up to 16″ from the lowered position
        • Works well with large, heavy products that have multiply work surfaces at varying hand working heights
      • Track-O
        • Remote-controlled device with large slip-resistant platform to transport objects
        • Studded track enables product to travel through any terrain, including steep grades and snow
        • Ideal for transport of materials in heavy manufacturing, construction, and remote locations while in harsh environments
      • Mobile Articulating Device
        • Powered drive feature reduces push/pull forces while operating device
        • Telescopic mast enables work to be raised up to 11.5 feet, or just pass through a doorway
        • Designed to transport drums, sacks, containers, and varying sizes of boxes

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