Carolina Handling celebrates 100 years of Raymond innovation

Jul. 10, 2022

Carolina Handling, Charlotte, N.C., the exclusive Raymond Solutions and Support Center for South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Florida’s central time zone, is celebrating 100 years of Raymond innovation in 2022.

Raymond Corp., Greene, N.Y., patented the first hydraulic hand pallet truck and double-faced wooden pallet that is credited with fueling the beginning of the material handling industry, the company says. Building on a century of innovation and continuous improvement, Raymond is positioned to deliver solutions in integrated automation, telematics, virtual reality and advanced energy solutions to optimize warehouse and distribution center performance.

“Almost everything you purchase has been moved by a piece of material handling equipment,” said Brent Hillabrand, president and CEO, Carolina Handling. “The e-commerce driven distribution models of today would not exist without advancements in material handling. We’re proud to be part of the Raymond Corp. network and to provide integrated lift truck and intralogistics solutions to help customers refine their processes and gain operational efficiencies.”

Carolina Handling was named a Raymond Dealer of Distinction in 2022 for the 31st consecutive year and received the 2021 Best Service Performance award among all dealers in the Raymond Corp. network.

In addition to lift truck solutions, Carolina Handling offers design, engineering and implementation services to help customers achieve more space, speed, safety and efficiency with integrated automation technologies through its Intralogistics Solutions Group.

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