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Handling Specialty is known around the world for our heavy duty, custom engineered scissor lifts, four post lifts and custom stage lifts. 

Are you looking for custom scissor lifts, heavy duty scissor lifts, custom engineered lifts, four post lifts or custom stage lifts?

Since 1963, Handling Specialty has been exclusively dedicated to the custom design and manufacture of material handling systems for demanding applications. We are the premier source for made to order lifting, tilting, rotating and traversing equipment for clients seeking innovative solutions, exceptional professional support, world class credentials and unmatched experience.

Our design capabilities and engineering expertise allow us to tackle one-of-a-kind applications that may have unique or extreme requirements involving usage, operating environment, and/or weight capacity.  Bring us your lifting challenges and we’ll provide you with a high quality, dependable solution.

Whether it is a single custom personnel platform for a material handling integrator, a custom scissor lift, or a major turn-key project for a multinational company, Handling Specialty has the team to make it a success. 

We like to say: "We build big things to help our customers build big things." 

Throughout our company's history, we have provided custom engineered and manufactured material handling solutions to wide range of industries including Automotive, Aerospace and Defence, Entertainment, Rail/Transportation, Advanced Manufacturing, Process Industries and Energy.

If you need custom designed and engineered scissor lifts, heavy duty scissor lifts, four post lifts or custom stage lifts - Handling Specialty can engineer and manufacture exactly what you need. 


Handling Specialty Manufacturing will be exhibiting at Promat - the world's largest material handling equipment show - in Chicago in March 2015. To register, click on the Promat logo below. 

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