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Liftomatic offer Parrot-Beak Drum Truck for handling all rimmed drums

August 30, 2018   by Food in Canada staff

Facilities Maintenance

BUFFALO GROVE, Illinois—Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc., an industry leading material handling equipment manufacturer, recently introduced a new four-wheel hand truck, the Liftomatic 10HT-4W.

The model 10HT-4W hand truck is designed to handle all rimmed steel, fibre and plastic drums weighing up to 1,000 pounds, and is designed with ergonomic safety in mind, eliminating the need for an operator to bear the weight of the load during transport.

The drum truck has two 10-inch main wheels with full roller bearings, and a pair of four-inch swivel casters to support the drum while moving through plants and warehouses, in addition to Liftomatic’s exclusive Parrot-Beak clamping mechanism. Other features include a clamping mechanism that can be adjusted to handle all drum sizes from 10- to 85-gallons.

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


For more information, contact Liftomatic at 1-847-325-2930, or or contact them via e-mail at


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