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Your Dock Parts and Equipment

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Your overall warehouse efficiency and safety plays a large part in how you maximize your day-to-day operations. Your dock equipment, whether mechanical, hydraulic, powered and/or air powered, needs to be an important factor in how you control and optimize dock parts and warehouse solutions.

As your trusted material handling partner in San Antonio and South Texas, S&L Liftmasters provides dock equipment that is durable, long lasting, and easy to install and maintain. Well performing and maintained dock equipment may not be the first thing your customers and employees notice, but when it is in bad repair or malfunctioning, it sends a clear message that decision makers are not placing a high priority on taking care of assets and possibly even safety.

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Yes, We Have Your Pallet Rack Storage Solutions

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At S&L Liftmasters, we’ve perfected solutions for material handling and warehouse storage needs for San Antonio and surrounding areas. With our experience, we know what you need to prosper and we generally have it in stock in our large, local warehouse or you can order online from our catalog here. Our pallet racks cover many types of warehouse applications.

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Take A Look At The New Komatsu FH Series Forklifts

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While Komatsu is already the world’s second largest producer of construction equipment, the new Komatsu FH Series forklifts are making a huge impact in many other applications, as well.

S&L Liftmasters is proud to be a Komatsu dealer, a company known for reliability, quality and excellence. The new Komatsu FH Series diesel forklifts offer many advantages over conventionally-designed forklifts, including a 30% reduction in fuel costs when compared to current models.

Currently, there are four models in the Kotmatsu FH Series to choose from: FH35 (8,000 lb.), FH40 (9,000 lb.), FH45 (10,000 lb.) and FH50 (11,000 lb.). All models have a load center of 24 inches.

Let’s take a hard look at some of the advantages of Komatsu’s new FH series forklifts.

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Parts Play a Large Part at Liftmasters

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At Liftmasters, our customers know we are committed to being the best in the San Antonio area when it comes to supplying forklift equipment and forklift replacement parts. Your satisfaction is our number one goal. Whether you are looking for OEM, aftermarket or replacement forklift parts, we’ve got you covered on electric and internal combustion engine parts, oil and air filters, chains, spark plugs, pedal pads and much more.

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5th Annual National Forklift Safety Day Is For Everyone

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Besides being the law in the U.S., why exactly does one have to undergo OSHA-approved forklift operator training? National Forklift Safety Day is celebrated every year because everybody deserves to go home after work. This year, the event is on June 12th and S&L Liftmasters supports the effort.

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Be Lean and Green this Earth Day

While the world marks Earth Day this Sunday, we ask ourselves: How can we operate as a leaner and greener industry leader ourselves?

Climate changes and ozone depletion have been linked to greenhouse gases emitted by fossil fuel-powered engines, among other causes. Liftmasters has a strong commitment to being an environmentally responsible steward, as well as finding the most cost efficient and productive ways for you to manage your warehouse and material handling applications. Today, electric equipment comes with the punch you need for your toughest jobs, as well as being environmentally friendly and, as an added bonus, healthier to your employees.

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Optimizing Your Forklift for Summer’s Heat

The old saying is “March comes in like a lion and leaves like a lamb.” So far, in February, we’ve seen freezing temperatures, as well as temps in the 80s in San Antonio and South Texas. While we aren’t weathermen at Liftmasters, we can predict with some certainty that our temperatures are going to steadily be climbing up as we get closer to spring and summer and that means it’s a good time to get your forklift equipment ready for that famous Texas heat. Here are some basics if your forklifts and operators will be exposed to the heat:

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The Dog Days of Summer Are Coming - Are Your Forklifts (Ready) Prepared?

The Dog Days of Summer Are Coming - Are Your Forklifts (Ready) Prepared?

With summer officially starting, S&L Liftmasters wants to remind you to beat the heat and take some precautions with these easy tips to help prepare your lift trucks and warehouse facility, making sure they are ready to handle the heat.

Properly preparing for the Texas summer heat is necessary to protect your lift trucks and warehouse equipment from unnecessary damage as well as maximizing the useful life of your forklift. We all know that lift trucks encounter severe working environmental conditions daily. From harsh chemicals to “extreme” temperatures, equipment can take a beating. To not compromise your lift trucks’ operation, it’s even more important before summer that you prepare your forklifts for the Texas heat. Doing so will inevitably save you money on maintenance costs while keeping production and efficiency high.

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Liftmasters Participating In National Forklift Safety Day

Liftmasters Participating In National Forklift Safety Day

According to data from OSHA, about 90% of all forklifts will be involved in an accident during their lifetime. That means that one or more of your company’s operators will be involved in an accident using a forklift. To help mitigate the risk of injuries, the material handling industry is promoting National Forklift Safety Day.

Forklifts are now manufactured to be significantly safer than when they were first produced years ago. Komatsu’s latest models are manufactured to be innovative, high-quality, durable and reliable forklifts that surpass the needs of the material handling industry. Built with Clean Air Technology, Komatsu forklifts are better for the environment than other brands while also providing better protection for their operators. With so many quality features, Liftmasters is proud to be an authorized dealer of Komatsu.

Liftmasters also carriers the distinguished Linde line of forklifts, one of the world’s most respected brands. The technologically advanced forklifts offer many energy efficient and safety features. Linde forklifts can reduce operating costs as much as 40% compared to other brands.

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Liftmasters’ General Guidelines to OSHA Forklift Operator Training

Liftmasters’ General Guidelines to OSHA Forklift Operator Training

Powered industrial trucks, i.e. forklifts are common in material handling and many other industries. Forklifts are used to lift, raise and lower heavy and large pallets, boxes, crates and containers. Moving these heavy loads create hazards commonly associated with powered industrial trucks and anywhere they are used. Each different style or class of forklift creates distinct operating hazards. The best way to protect your employees, customers, product and equipment from injury, damage or death is through proper training.

Business’s utilizing industrial lift trucks are required to provide OSHA Forklift Operator Training and Certification for all employees who operate powered industrial lift trucks. All trainees may operate a powered industrial truck only under direct supervision of certified trainers who have the knowledge, training and experience to train operators and effectively evaluate student’s competence. Training is required to take place at a location that does not endanger either the trainee, trainer or other employees.

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Making The Right Choice: Forklift Attachments

Making The Right Choice: Forklift Attachments

An alternative option to owning multiple types of lift trucks or using a rental forklift for specific tasks is utilizing attachments on the same forklift for a lower cost solution.

Forklift attachments can effect more than you may think regarding your business’ productivity. Having the right attachments can really take your forklifts’ functionality to the next level while also improving operation costs and overall efficiency. However, choosing the right attachments can often be a difficult decision with all of the different options to consider.

With the sheer number of attachments to choose from, how do you know what will work best for your business?
Let Liftmasters help you.

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Liftmasters Has Your Complete Selection of Forklift Rentals

Liftmasters Has Your Complete Selection of Forklift Rentals

Have a short-term, long-term or seasonal project but not ready to jump into a forklift purchase? Liftmasters has a full line of forklift rentals in-stock to help do the job.

From 15,000 lbs. lift capacity forklifts to boom and scissor lifts, we provide solutions for almost any material handling need. Liftmasters stocks a variety of forklifts from leading brands including Komatsu, Big Joe and Linde.

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Forklift Safety Day: Operator Training Is Key

Forklift Safety Day: Operator Training Is Key

For the third year in a row, the Industrial Truck Association is sponsoring National Forklift Safety Day with a goal of spreading and encouraging forklift safety awareness and best practices.

This June 14th, National Forklift Safety Day, Liftmasters wants to encourage our customers to embrace forklift safety by reviewing the safety products and training courses we offer.

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Working With Diligence and Efficiency, Work With Liftmasters

Working With Diligence and Efficiency, Work With Liftmasters

Liftmasters is dedicated to providing our customers with the best and most efficient parts and repair services in the industry. With some of the best technicians available Liftmasters can help make unexpected breakdowns and repairs quick and easy so you experience minimal downtime in your operations.

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JLG Aerial Equipment Takes You Higher

JLG Aerial Equipment Takes You Higher

Not sure how to reach those burnt out light bulbs? Or clean lighting fixtures on the ceiling or roofline?

Aerial work platforms are ideal for elevated, hard to reach areas for facility maintenance and construction tasks. So whether its window cleaning or changing lights, aerial work platforms can turn maintenance projects into a one-man job.

Liftmasters has a large on-site inventory of aerial equipment including scissor lifts and boom lifts for rent or lease.

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Warehouse Products For All Your Needs

Warehouse Products For All Your Needs

Part of maintaining a productive warehouse is making sure that all the components within your operations are working efficiently and safely. Liftmasters understands this essential demand and offers the most dependable solutions for warehouse equipment. We offer an extensive line of warehouse equipment from loading dock and safety equipment to racking systems and much more. We even offer an online catalog to provide a one-stop shop for even your smallest warehouse storage or organization need.

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Forklift Financing: Lease, Purchase Or Rent To Own

Forklift Financing: Lease, Purchase Or Rent To Own

Liftmasters takes pride in offering flexible leasing, rental and purchase options to meet the specific needs of our customers. We understand that it can be a difficult decision process when looking to add to your material handling fleet and we want to help make that course of action a little smoother for you and your account.

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Pallet Rack: Santa’s Warehouse Helper

Pallet Rack: Santa’s Warehouse Helper

The holidays are here, which means warehouses are busier than ever trying to keep up with the increase in product to meet holiday demands.

Liftmasters has the warehouse equipment solutions you need to keep your warehouse operation running as smoothly as possible.

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Lift Up Production

Lift Up Production

It’s time to lift up your production with a JLG 1930 aerial lift. Scissor lifts are ideal for exterior and interior applications where more work space, lifting capacity and maneuverability are necessary.

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Ready, Set, Rent With Liftmasters!

Ready, Set, Rent With Liftmasters!

While there are many reasons for rental units, Liftmasters is always at the ready when it comes to rental equipment.

Whether you need to meet the fleet demands of a busy season, require replacement equipment or need to take care of a specialty job, Liftmasters offers both short-term and long-term rental solutions.

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