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Tuesday, February 2, 2016
The Validation for Diversification in Material Handling
combined history of literally hundred’s of years of design experience in
engineering, manufacturing and selling into multiple industries, Handling
Specialty has become the premiere source of custom material handling solutions.
But it wasn’t always this way.
company, established in 1963 and working primarily within the automotive
industry, grew considerably through the 90’s when they went from commodity to
specialty manufacturing. Educated by the auto industry, Handling Specialty
created a dynamic Parts and Services department featuring 24 hour service, a
project management group, and dedicated quality assurance staff to support
their existing client base and expanding markets.
Handling Specialty decided that diversification would better serve the company
moving forward, and re-imagined a business plan that was 90% automotive to just
20% over the next decade. By 2013, the year Handling Specialty turned 50, they would
look back on their choice to diversify fondly.
doesn’t make it fifty years without reinventing itself from time to time, and
being flexible to the needs of the customer, realizing a more diverse set of
goals.”Explains Tom Beach, President of
dynamic manufacturing facilities, one with a seventy foot high bay for vertical
builds, Handling Specialty’s capabilities to design and build for virtually any
industry is only limited by their client’s imaginations. The engineering
department designs each product with safety, efficiency, and ergonomics in mind
to ensure satisfaction and return business.
Handling Specialty works in the Rail, Transportation, Energy, Entertainment,
Aerospace, Defense, Advanced Manufacturing and Automotive industries. The
majority of the work coming out of their manufacturing plants is custom
engineered for specific applications. Quality, stability, personality and a
small business attitude, is still how Handling Specialty governs their
operations; allowing for that personal touch, which remains a favourite quality
among the world’s largest business leaders.
Specialty offers conceptual engineering, consultation, design, manufacturing,
testing, installation, commissioning, and training as well as on-going planned
maintenance services for multiple industries all over the globe. Word of mouth,
repeat business, marketing and sales efforts all contribute to the company’s
bottom line, and a bright future.