Handling Specialty has made a name for itself as the premier source of custom-engineered material handling solutions. 

We are a member of the Whiting family of companies and are located in Grimsby, Ontario, with an additional manufacturing location in Hamilton. Over the years, Handling Specialty has evolved into an innovator in the global material handling industry.

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I cannot think of when we had a relationship that was so supportive and attentive.

Tony Ricotta Manager - 'O' Show - Cirque de Soleil

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The people and experience of Handling Specialty are a testament to a company that is continuing to evolve and grow. With ongoing recruitment of talented people, quality improvements, and a willingness to raise the standard, Handling Specialty occupies a unique position in the material handling field.

Handling Specialty's reputation is one of a competent problem-solver because we have built a reputation on providing unique, custom-engineered material handling or industrial automation solutions that stand the test of time.

This ability to solve problems has allowed Handling Specialty to achieve success in many sectors including aerospace and defence, automotive, entertainment, rail/transportation, energy, process industries and advanced manufacturing industries. The breadth of this talent is best illustrated in the Specialty Solutions section of this site.

Our motto is: "We build big things to help our customers build big things." 

Notable projects include:

Handling Specialty Manufacturing Ltd. is committed to providing a barrier-free environment for our clients/customers, employees, job applicants, suppliers, visitors, and other stakeholders who enter our premises or access our information services. 

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Great to see our equipment in production and making its way through the process… Impressive work going on.

Andy Scrafford PMP Deputy Project Director - Bird Kiewit