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About Us

Handling Concepts Inc. has been providing material handling

and productivity solutions to companies throughout the USA since 1994.

We have become partners with many companies, small to large helping them grow their business, reduce costs, increase profitability and promote ergonomic workplace safety.

We can help you too!

Handling Concepts works nearly every type of distribution, manufacturing or industrial process imaginable. Our material handling in solutions range from lifting huge industrial equipment to conveying packets of strawberry jam.

When it comes to material handling we are here to help you improve the safety and efficiency of your manufacturing process!

Multi-Level Mezzanine
Flow Racking System

Palletizing and Warehousing

Storing products has its own unique challenges and presents manufacturers with a variety of questions: How do I store material? How can I optimize my space? How will product come in and out – what is my flow? Handling Concepts is here to help you find the answers to all of those questions! From a small section of selective pallet rack to a massive flow rack system, we have the ability to design, manufacture, and install the right storage solution for you.

If you are having issues packaging, palletizing, or storing your products, give us call to find out how we can help! Handling Concepts offers a wide range of equipment solutions for a variety of different manufacturing industries!

Cranes for Automotive Industry

Automotive Industry

Handling Concepts has supplied the automotive industry with manipulators, cranes, conveyors, racks, and other automotive lifting equipment for over 20 years.

  • Engines & Power Trains

  • Fiberglass Body Components

  • Glass Windows and Windshields

  • Car Sub-Assembly Parts

  • Semi-Truck and Tractor

  • Trailer Components

  • Wheels and Tires

  • Many other ways...


Whether it’s conveying small assembly parts or manipulating crankshafts, Handling Concepts is there! Contact us today to find out how we can help you find the right automotive manufacturing lifting equipment!

Ergonomic Food Proccessing Equipment

Food Manufacturing

One of the main industries Handling Concepts serves is the food industry. We offer large variety of stainless steel and wash down food manufacturing equipment for most food grade applications. Our food manufacturing equipment also offers specialty paints and finishes for those applications where stainless components are not required and/or are cost prohibitive. In addition to standard food grade equipment, Handling Concepts also offers custom stainless steel fabrication services. Some of the food manufacturers we work with produce the following:

  • Cheese & Dairy

  • Jams and Jellies

  • Chips, Pretzels and Other Snacks

  • Canning, Jarring, and Packaging Facilities

  • Pet Food


Many of the projects we work on in the food industry involve lift tables, manipulators, cranes, hoists, custom platforms, and mezzanines; all built for food grade and/or wash down environments. If you have a material handling or safety problem with your food application, contact us now for more information and see how our food manufacturing equipment can help your workplace!

Ergonomic Glass Handling Manipulators

Glass Manufacturing

Handling Concepts has years of experience with glass manufacturers and distributors across the United States. Most of our applications involve overhead lifting systems with custom manipulators to pick and place glass products. Oftentimes our glass handling equipment can turn a 2 or more person job into a 1 person job; improving safety, ergonomics, and efficiency. Some of the products we handle include:

  • Automotive Windows and Windshields

  • Residential and Commercial Glass Windows and Doors

  • Glass and Quarts Tubes and Bowls

  • Boat and Yacht Windows and Doors

Call us today to learn more about our glass handling equipment and how we can help keep your employees safe from hot, heavy, and sharp glass!

Cranes for Heavy Equipment

Heavy Equipment Manufacturing

Handling Concepts provides material handling solutions for a variety of heavy equipment manufacturers. The excessive weights and large part sizes involved in the manufacturing process can lead to operator fatigue and/or injuries when manually handling parts. To help combat these problems we have provided a wide range of heavy material handling equipment to assist works in their daily tasks. This includes a large number of lift tables, cranes, conveyors, and manipulators to assist workers in their daily tasks. Our products have aided in the manufacturing and assembly processes of numerous heavy equipment manufacturing facilities. Some examples of the types of heavy material handling equipment are below:


  • Agricultural / Farming Equipment

  • Construction Equipment

  • Aerospace

  • Personnel Lifts

  • Road Equipment

If you are handling large, heavy parts in an unsafe, slow, or overly complicated fashion, contact us today to find out how our heavy equipment manufacturing products can help!

Metal Fabrication & Manufacturing

Metal Fabrication & Manufacturing

The steps required to take raw metal material and turn it into a finished good are often dirty, hot, and dangerous. Handling Concepts thrives in the environments created by these processes, providing you with rugged equipment that is built to last. Below are some examples of the processes we are involved in:

  • Foundry and Forge Operations

  • Manufacturing Steel and Aluminum Wheels

  • Titanium Processing

  • Steel Mill Operations

From cranes to lift tables used for grinding huge ingots at an ergonomic height, to manipulators bringing parts in and out of 1250°F furnaces, we have seen and done it all. Contact us today to discuss your material handling and safety needs!

Wood Manufacturing

Wood Manufacturing

Anyone who has ever dealt with wood knows that it can be a tricky material to work with; it’s heavy, bulky, and non-uniform. Handling wood often creates difficult, awkward lifting situations where more than one operator is required. That’s where we come into play. Handling Concepts uses material and wood handling equipment in a wide variety of ways in wood handling applications to make lifting easier and safer. We use lift tables, overhead lifting systems, and manipulators to quickly and safely lift, rotate, upend, and/or spin parts. Some of the products we handle using our wood handling equipment include:

  • Plywood sheets

  • Cabinets

  • Doors

  • Dimensional Lumber

No project is too big or too small for our wood handling equipment to handle. Give us a call today to discuss your wood manufacturing equipment needs!

Material Handling Solutions for Other Industries

Handling Concepts provides material handling solutions for industries well beyond those mentioned above.
Here are some more examples of industries where you will find our material handling equipment:

  • Oil and Gas Industry

  • Plastic and Rubber Industry

  • Aerospace

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Water treatment facilities

  • Cosmetics

  • Textile Industry

  • Much more!

Whether it’s manipulating fragile engine blades or picking up 20 Ton dies, Handling Concepts is there to help in a variety of material handling industries.
Learn how our handling and lifting equipment can help your workplace.

Call us today at 800-575-4835 to discuss your material handling applications!
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