Sunstream material handling equipment forks

Material Handling Equipment

What is Material Handling Equipment?

Material Handling Equipment plays an essential role in manufacturing and logistics. Mechanical equipment is used for the movement, storage, and protection of goods throughout the process of manufacturing, distribution, consumption and finally, disposal. Almost every type of goods or load needs to be transported by material handling equipment in plants and warehouses. The primary objective of a material handling equipment is to reduce the unit cost of production and increase efficiency.

Our material handling equipment brands offer several benefits over other brands, including increased efficiency, enhanced safety, minimal downtime, and an excellent user experience. Do you have further enquiries about our material handling equipment? Contact us today!

Why is Material Handling Equipment important?

Material Handling Equipment is integral to designing the efficient flow of material and processes. Whenever technically and economically feasible, material handling equipment can be used to reduce and replace the need to manually handle material. Most existing material handling equipment are semi-automated because a human operator is required for tasks like loading/unloading and driving that are difficult or too costly to fully automate. However, ongoing advances in sensing, machine intelligence, and robotics have made it possible to fully automate an increasing number of material handling tasks.

With our automated material handling equipment, time and labour required for manual handling is significantly reduced, resulting in increased efficiency and productivity. Moreover, our material handling equipment reduces the risk of workplace injuries associated with manual handling and improves overall safety in the workplace.


Sunstream material handling equipment forks


Cascade makes forks for lift trucks of all makes, models and sizes–at a price that helps keep you competitive. Our comprehensive product line includes...

Sunstream material handling equipment sideshifter


Shift a load from side to side for reduced handling time and improved maneuvrability. Models available to match nearly every type of lift truck...

Sunstream material handling equipment fork positioner

Fork Positioners

Fork positioners allow lift truck operators to move the forks quickly and accurately to fit different pallet sizes without leaving

Sunstream material handling equipment paper roll clamp

Paper Roll Clamps

Meeting the paper roll industry’s need for damage free roll handling with maximum efficiency, Cascade offers a full line of paper roll clamps and...

Sunstream material handling equipment push/pull attachment


Allows you to ship, receive and warehouse unit loads on inexpensive Slip Sheets rather than pallets. Products typically handled with a Push/Pull include bagged...

Sunstream material handling equipment carton clamp

Carton Clamps

Whether you’re handling consumer paper products, appliances, consumer electronics, wine packaged foods (canned or boxed), chemicals or plastics, Cascade Carton Clamps offer a solution....

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