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Forklift attachment handles steel drums

Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc. has introduced forklift attachment drum handling units


March 22, 2018
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The drum handler attaches to any forktruck.

Buffalo Grove, Illinois Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc. has introduced forklift attachment drum handling units.

The FTA drum handling units are designed for loading, unloading, palletizing and storage of steel drums in nearly any size or configuration, including 30 gallon, 55 gallon and 85 gallon.

The attachment fits directly onto the forks of any standard lift truck with Liftomatic’s exclusive “Parrot-Beak” clamping system and cushioned belt-cradles. The FTA protects the drums during transport, provides a sure-grip and handles the drums safely to and from any location. Available in 1, 2, 3 or 4 drum models, the FTA improves productivity and safety in all steel drum handling routines.

Headquartered in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, Liftomatic maintains manufacturing, engineering and sales facilities around the globe. Liftomatic currently sells products in over 40 countries and sells to more than 400 of the Fortune 500 companies.