• Provincial Lift Truck Acquired by Leavitt Machinery

    May 07, 2021
    Provincial Lift Truck Inc. has been acquired by Leavitt Machinery based in Surrey, British Columbia. Founded by Chris Glaubitz in 2003, Provincial Lift Truck has grown to become a trusted supplier of material handling equipment in the Kitchener area.
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  • Stretching Exercises to Combat Forklift and Equipment Operator Fatigue

    Mar 30, 2021
    Did you know that stretching can help combat operator fatigue as well as muscle soreness, and overall body stiffness? We are going to review our machine operator stretch routine you can do before or after your shift, and even on breaks!
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  • Where to Buy Forklift Parts & How to Buy Forklift Parts

    Jan 28, 2021
    Are you struggling to find a reliable place to buy forklift parts? Or maybe you are wondering where to buy forklift parts in the first place? Leavitt Machinery is here to help. Our parts distribution centers are set up and ready to provide both OEM and aftermarket parts options for a wide variety of equipment types.
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  • Reliable Forklift Acquired by Leavitt Machinery

    Jan 14, 2021
    Phoenix, Arizona (January 2021): Reliable Forklift Sales LLC. And Leavitt Machinery have entered into an agreement whereby Leavitt Machinery, based in Surrey, British Columbia, has acquired Reliable. The transaction was completed on January 1, 2021.
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  • 4 Types of Equipment Asset Disposal

    Sep 28, 2020
    Do you have old, under-productive and under-utilized equipment you are looking to get rid of? Read our blog to learn the top four methods of equipment asset disposal, plus a fifth bonus option. This bonus option is specially reserved for Leavitt Machinery customers!
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  • 5 Pieces of PPE to Maximize Operator Safety

    Feb 28, 2020
    Failure to use PPE can lead to severe injuries to the operator or accidents that can cause damage to equipment. That’s why it’s important to ensure that every operator is using the correct gear before they start operating their equipment.
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  • Safe Operation in The Snow

    Jan 28, 2020
    Snow is a reality for many parts of North America in the Winter months. If your operation needs to keep running regardless of weather conditions, it’s important to ensure that you take precautionary steps.
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  • Nine Ways to Reduce Forklift Downtime

    Nov 14, 2019
    Looking to maximize productivity while keeping downtime to a minimum? Follow these 9 steps to reduce your downtime and extend the life of your forklift!
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  • Leavitt Machinery Acquires Advantage Learning Solutions

    Sep 18, 2019
    Leavitt Machinery has acquired Advantage Learning Solutions, an Alberta-based training provider. With a proven track record and solutions for various operations, Advantage Learning Solutions is known for their quality and consistent safety educational services.
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  • The Importance of Measuring Your Forks and Lift Chains

    Apr 18, 2019
    When it comes to forklift operation, forks and lift chains are put under heavy stress for every load. This means that they are prone to wearing down over time. Heavily worn chains or forks can pose a serious safety risk and affect the performance of your machine.
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  • Lift Depot Ltd. Acquired by Leavitt Machinery

    Apr 01, 2019
    London, Ontario, Canada: Lift Depot Ltd., has been acquired by Leavitt Machinery based in Surrey, British Columbia. The acquisition by Leavitt Machinery, one of North America's largest material handling equipment dealers, will strengthen Lift Depot's resources to enable strategic growth and expansion with Ontario.
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  • 5 Reasons to Rebuild Your Forklift

    Mar 06, 2019
    If you’re currently shopping for a new forklift, it could be worth your time to consider the benefits of a major rebuild as well. Though not suited for certain equipment and operations, a major rebuild can be a cost-effective and efficient alternative to buying a completely new unit.
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  • Forklift Grease Guide

    Dec 05, 2018
    Regardless of your application, it is crucial to ensure that your equipment is properly greased on a weekly basis to prolong the life of your equipment and major components. A few minutes every week is all it takes, so watch our quick, 4-minute video and make sure you have greasing added to your weekly schedule.
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  • Ag in Motion 2018

    Jul 09, 2018
    Check out the Leavitt Machinery booth at Ag in Motion July 17-19th, 2018. You'll find us at booth 512 featuring the Manitou MLT series!
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  • The Simplest Way to Cut Warehousing Costs

    Jun 26, 2018
    A warehouse doesn't need to be fully-automated to reduce overhead costs and increase efficiency. Learn how our Jungheinrich Warehouse Management System achieves this, and more, while also saving 90% of the cost of a fully-automated system.
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  • Do I/My Employees Need a Certification to Operate a Skid Steer?

    Mar 15, 2018
    The short answer: Yes! You and any other employees using a skid steer need to be certified to operate a skid steer. Read on to learn WHY you need to be certified.
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  • Options For Service Part Two− The PM Plan

    Jul 31, 2017
    One of the first options you have when tending to your fleet is one of the most basic− the Preventative Maintenance Plan or PM plan. Some people call it a service contract, maintenance schedule or service plan, but for today, let’s stick with PM plan.
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  • Leavitt Machinery Acquires Edmonton Company Crane Safety Ltd

    Jul 12, 2017
    Leavitt Machinery is proud to announce the acquisition of Edmonton-based training company Crane Safety Limited. This acquisition broadens Leavitt Machinery's operator training division, strengthens their course offerings, and adds additional value to their sister company Leavitt Cranes.
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  • Leavitt Machinery Sponsoring the 2017 Enology & Viticulture Conference

    Jul 11, 2017
    If wine is your business, the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre is the place to be this July 17th and 18th! Representatives from Leavitt Machinery will be at Booth R, along with a CAT GP25N, a Junheinrich EJE120, an Advance Adgressor, and a CAT 2ETC3500. To learn more about these products and how they can help your operation, stop by and talk to one of our experienced equipment experts!
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  • BCIT Internships Help Build a Fresh, Savvy & Young Workforce

    Jun 13, 2017
    Leavitt Machinery is proud to give students and recent grads the opportunity to utilize their skills in a workplace setting through our internship program! Internships are a great way for students to get to know a business, hone their skills, and make connections.
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