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Know Your Forklift Parts: Picking the Right Mast

When selecting what type of forklift to buy, the mast is one of the most important forklift parts to consider. The forklift’s mast is the portion of the truck that lifts, lowers, and positions loads that are being supported by the forks. Each type of mast has its own set of advantages and disadvantages for different applications depending on their height and stacking requirements. There are four main styles of forklift masts, and they are outlined below.

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HLSR 2020: CAT Lift Trucks, Photo Booths, and a VIP Party

Starting in 1932, the now famous Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) has been offering attractions including everything from a calf scramble to live musical entertainment to cowboy-inspired art to carnival rides and more. HLSR’s involvement in educational programs has also attracted a younger crowd to participate in the Rodeo happenings, with the Rodeo committing $27 million to educational programs in 2020. The Houston Rodeo’s high level of success can be attributed to several things – one of them being the volunteers and small businesses that are responsible for providing things like yummy carnival snacks, Texas-approved cowboy boots, and keeping the grounds beautiful. Darr Equipment was honored to be able to fulfill that last responsibility by using CAT Lift Trucks to prepare and maintain the grounds for our fellow Rodeo-goers. Read on to see the ways we celebrated this year’s brief but exciting HLSR.

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Darr Receives Unicarriers' Premiere Award 2019

To: Darr Equipment Co.

Dear Darr, 

On behalf of the UCA executive leadership team, welcome to the 2019 Unicarrier’s Americas Premier Program! Congratulations on this well-earned achievement. Your commitment to growing the Unicarriers’ brand as well as your embodiment of “reliability redefined” and the Unicarriers’ “never quit attitude”, was evident in a 2019 performance. You stand as a leader having achieved success over the past year. We are fortunate to have such a talented group which continues to deliver year over year as we grow together. 

Sincerely, Unicarriers Americas Corporation

Mark Manninen

Vice President, Sales and Marketing

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