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Forklift Inspections and Pre-Operation Checklists

Forklifts are a common sight in many industries. Whether used in warehouses, manufacturing plants, retail applications or elsewhere, forklifts are crucial tools in the daily operations and supply chains of most businesses. Because of this frequent level of use, many operators and nearby pedestrians can become complacent regarding safety protocols. This complacency can have many […]

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Maintenance Agreements

Equipment downtime is your operation’s worst enemy. Just like a car or house, a forklift requires maintenance and repairs after you purchase it. Taking a reactive approach to maintaining your forklifts can be accompanied by uncertainty and unexpected periods where forklifts are out of service. This can interrupt workflows that need to run smoothly for […]

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W.D. Matthews Warranty Support

Today’s material handling equipment is built for durability, and they’re designed to provide many years of efficient service. Typically, the warranty that comes with a forklift, manlift, floor scrubber or rough terrain equipment will give you worry free ownership. If you want extra protection for this valuable equipment, the extended warranties offered by a manufacturer […]

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Safety

Operator Fatigue and COVID-19

Feeling a little stressed?  All essential employees are feeling pressures that they didn’t feel a couple of months ago. Your employees are out there every day working hard to keep things moving. Now they must worry about childcare, laid off spouses, and sickness in their family.  Being attentive to operator safety has taken on new […]

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Disinfecting Warehouse Areas

  There is nothing routine about going to work in spring 2020.  W.D. Matthews Machinery Company has been solving warehousing problems for customers for 80 years.   Suddenly we are thrust into R&D mode and can’t simply rely on decades of experience in our field.  We find ourselves assisting customers that are everywhere on the spectrum […]

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On Site Services Still Available from W.D. Matthews Machinery Co.

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic response, many state and local governments are issuing “stay at home” orders with exceptions only being made for “essential businesses.”  Pursuant to PPD 21, W.D. Matthews Machinery Co. is a critical infrastructure supplier to the healthcare, food and agricultural, energy, water, wastewater, transportation, logistics, public works, communication, other community based essential […]

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