Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 11, 2014
Discount Lift Rentals LLC has recently purchased a 10,00-pound forklift in order to expand the capacity of its rental fleet. The new lift is a 2005 Yale GDP100. An incredibly powerful model of forklift, the 2005 Yale GDP100 boasts a 10,000-pound lift capacity, a 35.8-inch maximum lift height, and a 6,654 maximum draw pound pull. It has an impressive 420 mm / second loaded lift speed (490 mm / second with no load) and a loaded travel speed of 14.5 miles per an hour (14.8 miles per an hour with no load).
The lift also boasts a powerful engine. The 2005 Yale GDP100 is fully equipped with a Perkins 1004-42 with a horsepower of 80.6 The engine, which has a power shift transmission, includes two forward gears and one reverse gear. All in all, the 2005 Yale GDP100 is renowned for its speed, durability, and strength.
Boom Economy Means High Demand:
Houston’s booming economy means that 10,000-pound forklifts are in high demand, especially in the manufacturing sector. Houston is home to an impressive 10,700 manufacturing establishments, and has been ranked as a Gold Medal World-Class Community for Manufacturing for four consecutive years by Industry Week magazine.
Petrochemicals and energy are vital sectors of Houston’s manufacturing industry, and they are also sectors where access to large-capacity forklifts is essential. Known as a world capitol of the oil and gas industry, Houston is home to over 5,000 energy firms, including serving as headquarters for 17 energy-related Fortune 500 companies and 13 of the nation’s 20 largest natural gas transmission companies. The city is a leading domestic and international center of the oil and gas industry, accounting for 31% of all U.S. jobs in oil and gas extraction and 14% of all U.S. jobs in support activities for mining. Exploration, production, transmission, and offshore drilling make access to large-capacity forklifts absolutely essential. And in the petrochemical industry access to large-capacity forklifts is also essential. Houston is one of the world’s largest manufacturing centers for petrochemicals, including two of the country’s four largest refineries.
Ultimately the recent 10,000-pound forklift acquisition of Discount Lift Rentals LLC will help to ensure that the ever-increasing demand for large-capacity forklifts continues to be met.
Durable & Versatile:
10,000-pound forklifts can be used for a range of different purposes. Commonly used by chemical plants and pipe supply companies, as well any business that needs to do heavy lifting, 10-pound forklifts can help companies across the Houston area to improve the efficiency of their operations.
Discount Lift Rentals LLC offers cheapest rental rates for 10,000lb forklifts in Houston area. They have about ten 10,000lb forklifts for rent in Houston area. Their website http://www.bestforkliftrentals.com lists all the forklifts they have in rent.