Acquisition Announcement

We are pleased to announce that after celebrating 71 years in business, effective 1/1/2024, Applied Handling, Inc. will be operating as Arbon Equipment Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rite-Hite® and leader in sales and service for loading dock equipment, industrial doors, safety barriers, HVLS fans, industrial curtain walls and more.

We would like to extend a sincere thank you to all of the Applied Handling team for their many years of outstanding sales, service and customer support and we look forward to a continued strong partnership as we transition the team into the Arbon Equipment family.

As a valued customer currently using Applied Handling service and Rite-Hite equipment, we want to thank you for your continued support and partnership. Both teams have a longstanding reputation for providing world-class customer service and we expect this change to be beneficial and seamless for you.

Arbon Equipment Corporation will continue to operate at the two main locations shown below and serve the majority of Michigan (excluding the Upper Peninsula):

Every Arbon Equipment office provides factory trained, certified technicians ready to work on all Rite-Hite products and other brands you have in your facility. And because all Arbon offices are owned and operated by Rite-Hite, you benefit from the focus, attention and expertise available direct from the manufacturer.

  • Dearborn / Detroit: 15200 Century Drive, Dearborn, MI, 48120
  • Grand Rapids: 7425 Clyde Park, SW STE E, Byron Center, MI 48315

Download Arbon’s billing verification form and send to

Please feel free to call (888) 369-0359 or fill out our online form for:

  • A FREE dock equipment survey
  • Help with safety inspections
  • Advice on eliminating daylight and contaminants
  • An energy analysis of your environmentally controlled area
  • A quick hello to your local representative

Thank you for your business and we look forward to continuing to provide you with a highly qualified, local resource for Rite-Hite products and services at the loading dock and inside your facility.

195 S. Rite-Hite Way
Milwaukee, WI 53204



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