Blue Giant Expands Lineup of Pallet Movers

Brampton, Ontario - June 2007 - Blue Giant adds several new models of pallet trucks, lift stackers, and push stackers to provide a full lineup of walk-behind materials handling solutions.

The new XPL Series of self-propelled straddle lift stackers features 24-volt self-propelled drive systems and hydraulic lifting capacities of 3,000 to 3,500 pounds. A clear-view mast with exterior lift cylinders provides excellent forward visibility. Various models provide lift heights of 130 to 157 inches.

The new XPS Series of intermediate-duty manual push stackers is available with lift heights of 63 to 118 inches. Depending on the model, a 12-volt rechargeable battery powers the hydraulic cylinder for lifting capacities from 1,500 to 3,000 pounds.

The new XPT45 Series low-lift walkie pallet truck features a 24-volt electrical/hydraulic system delivering 4,500 pounds of lifting capacity and travel speeds up to 3.7 mph. Ergonomic handle and programmable controller provide maximum operating ease and control.

The new XPT30 Series low-lift walkie pallet truck delivers a tight turning radius and easy maneuverability for confined areas. A 24-volt electrical/hydraulic system produces 3,000 pounds of lifting capacity.

"These new additions to the Blue Giant lineup really complement our existing offering of materials handling industrial trucks and scissor lifts," reports Steve Greco, Director of Sales & Marketing. "We can now provide everything from popular hand pallet trucks right up to power-drive pallet movers and narrow-aisle stackers and counterbalanced lift trucks. These workhorses are also a perfect complement to our other industry-leading dock equipment."

Blue Giant is a global leader in dock equipment, including hydraulic and mechanical dock levelers, vertical storing docks, dock lifts, dock safety systems, and dock seals and shelters.

For more information on Blue Giant, go to Or contact Steve Greco at 800-668-7078,, or 85 Heart Lake Road South, Brampton, Ontario L6W 3K2, Canada.

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