Sellick Equipment opens new 126,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility

The forklift manufacturer’s latest factory has been designed for new product innovation, improvement to quality control, and flexibility in product design.

Sellick Equipment Limited has cut the ribbon on a new $21 million manufacturing facility in Harrow, Ontario, Canada.

The forklift manufacturer’s state-of-the-art, 126,000 square-foot factory has been designed for new product innovation, improvement to quality control, and flexibility in product design, the company said.

To ensure higher quality standards, all areas of the manufacturing process were upgraded including a new machining center consisting of computer controlled laser cutting, milling, and turning machines along with automated storage and retrieval systems for raw materials and aftermarket parts. The factory also includes the latest in metal preparation and paint line to enhance product longevity.

 “Our long term plan is to increase the business through new product,” said company president Howard Sellick. “The skies the limit on what we can produce in this new facility.”

Nearing its 50th year in business, Sellick Equipment Limited continues to produce a wide variety of rough terrain forklifts; each custom built to meet the customer’s application and supported by a dedicated dealer network throughout North America.

Sellick Equipment Limited is subsidiary of Avis Industrial Corporation of Upland, Ind.

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