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Beacon Industries

The Beacon ® brand, since 1949 has been serving dealers, architects, specifiers, designers, builders and buyers for a wide range of customers.  With over 25 patents developing loading dock, packaging and pallet loading equipment, Beacon® strides to continue providing equipment in many different industries.  Today, equipment categories include Cranes, Drum Equipment, Ramps, Lifting Tables, Tilt Tables, Loading Dock Equipment, Loading Dock Levelers, Truck Restraints, Material Handling Equipment, Packaging Equipment, Portable Product Lifts, Protective Barriers, Safety Products and Storage Solutions. Beacon® has widened its product scope to include many types of engineering equipment, building construction equipment and other special industrial material handling machinery equipment.

Beacon provides value added, for industry standard or design to build core products in the material handling industry.  The company scope includes equipment, machinery, science and installation for commercial, industrial and government material handling equipment projects. The company provides some of the most diverse product selections available on the market today.  Industry standard or special design-to-build core products can be modified to fit your desired application. Working with some of the latest technology, our equipment can be incorporated seamlessly into your line of operations when needed, included, but not limited to, ready for PLC operations. The Beacon® brand was one of the first companies to pass the ANSI MH30.1-1993 standard for its dock levelers on October 10, 1994 through 3rd party certification.

Doing business with a number of international governments and Fortune 500 corporations, Beacon® has built its business model working and supplying some of the latest material handling solutions in major industry circles.  We can work directly with you and your bank all the way through financial procedures and specification. In addition, Beacon ® can bring your product to mass production and ship it to most locations worldwide. Making delivery simple and quick is one of our many specialties. Our experts are able to help you beyond the purchasing phase, providing equipment installation assistance on-site and over the phone in select remote areas.

The company has grown into a fully diversified ergonomic material handling equipment company, including logistical science while providing solutions.

12300 Old Tesson Rd.
St. Louis, Missouri 63128
United States
1 (314) 487-7600
1 (800) 454-7159
[email protected]

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