Image From left: Tom Bell, with Chris Glaubitz and Whitney Glaubitz (in cab) of Provincial Lift Trucks, with Don Ahern, and Rhett Nickerson

Canadian forklift sales and rental company, Provincial Lift Truck, Inc., has taken delivery of an Xtreme XR7038 telehandler to meet the requirements of one of their customers in the power generation industry.

The XR7038, that can lift up to 70,000 lbs. (31,750kg) was selected for its incredible lift capacity, which will be used to pick and place sea containers, as well as other applications on the jobsite in Manitoba, Canada.

Whitney Glaubitz, from Provincial Lift Truck, said, “Xtreme Manufacturing has been a great choice for us in the sectors where we have needed telehandlers, and we are excited to be taking delivery of this huge piece of equipment.”

Provincial Lift Truck, Inc. was founded in 2003 by Ron Fritz and Chris Glaubitz, specializing in high quality forklift sales, rentals, service and parts to the material handling industry in the tri-cities of Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge in Ontario, Canada. Today, the company employs more than twenty people and has established customer base in the construction, industrial and agricultural sectors.

The XR7038 was sold to Provincial Lift Trucks, by Ahern Canada sales representative, Tom Bell. At World of Concrete 2018, Don Ahern, accompanied by Tom Bell and Rhett Nickerson, of Ahern Canada, officially handed over the keys to Provincial Lift Trucks, and the lift was delivered shortly after the show.

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Published in Material Handling

KITCHENER, Ontario Oct. 27, 2017—Provincial Lift Truck Inc. announced the arrival of North America’s largest capacity rough terrain telehandler to their location in Kitchener, Ont. The telehandler is the first of its kind in Canada, purchased for use in the energy sector in Ontario. The truck will be put into operation late November 2017 for the purpose of moving sea containers at a nuclear facility. This deal signifies solid growth for Provincial Lift Truck Inc. and a first for material handling in Canada.

Provincial Lift Truck Inc. facilitated the purchase of the Xtreme XR7038 rough terrain telehandler from Howell Tractor & Equipment Co. located in Gary, Indiana. Talks for the deal began in early June 2017 and finished up this October. With needs growing in Ontario for specialty, high capacity equipment, this is a sign of strong growth both for the local forklift firm as well as Canadian mining, energy, oil and gas industries. Provincial Lift Truck Inc. has met the demand for such equipment both locally and across the province, providing much needed access to high capacity forklifts and telehandlers.
The Xtreme XR7038 has a rated capacity of 70,000 lbs. (31,750kg) at 48-in. (121.9 cm) load centre and can lift up to a height of 38-ft., 2-in. (11.63m). As an award-winning telehandler, it contains a 300 horsepower Tier-4 Cummins engine, Long Life Boom Rollers and foam filled rough terrain tires designed for tough applications. To meet the unique needs of the customer, Provincial Lift Truck Inc. has specially designed a scale system up to 70,000 lbs. capable of reading up to 10 different attachments. The unit will also be outfitted with a custom winch to be used as a crane and a custom jib, both also designed by Provincial Lift Truck Inc. With continued GDP growth powered by the energy sector in Canada, the demand for high capacity equipment such as the Xtreme XR7038 is expected to increase.
When asked to comment on what the unit’s arrival means for the industry, Chris Glaubitz, President of Provincial Lift Truck Inc. said, “The arrival of a truck like the Xtreme shows the beginning of new opportunities for companies like Provincial Lift Truck. It means that the market for high capacity trucks is evolving and there will be an even greater need in the future for Canada. That is a need we are ready to address.”

Published in Material Handling
Friday, 23 June 2017 18:01

Mantiou is taking the world by storm!

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Manitou MRT2470
Manitou MRT2470

Manitou is a global powerhouse. They have dominated the world market for more than 60 years starting with their creation of the world’s first rough terrain forklift for the construction market. They serve millions of customers globally and their success is evident in the fact that 1 in 3 rotating telehandlers is a Manitou.
June 2017 marks another huge innovation with their launch of the new MRT 2470 and MRT 3050. Manitou has completely re-engineered the MRT 2470 to bring out the world’s highest capacity model of rotating telehandler. It boasts a 15,400 lbs. capacity and lifts 81 feet! What really sets this powerful machine apart is its compactness. There is no jobsite too challenging for these units!

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