Who We Are

With more than 6 decades of experience in making facilities more productive and cost effective, our solution specialists know how to maximize your throughput and storage space capacity.  They do this while minimizing safety hazards and energy consumption.

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Our History

In the first 6 years since returning from World War II, Robert Bacon and his new bride had five children and started Applied Handling, Inc. in 1952. The one-man manufacturer’s representative used a secretarial service on East Jefferson as his first base of operations.

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Latest Blog Posts

Joanne Bacon
August 24, 2016

Celebrating 93 years today!

On this day August 24th, 1923, Joanne Bacon came into the world. All of us at Applied Handling Inc. wanted to recognize this day in honor of Joanne who celebrates turning  93 today! Joanne was just 28 years old with... read more

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Applied Handling Grand Rapids
August 18, 2016

Need a Dock and Door Expert in Western Michigan?

By Guest Blogger: Judi Gray (Sales Assistant - Grand Rapids) Did you know...Applied Handling has an office in Grand Rapids, serving the west side of Michigan for 25 years?  We have over 10 technicians with an average of... read more

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SpanGuard Mesh
July 29, 2016

How to Provide a Safe Environment with Barrier Safety Systems

By Karen Zuk Warehouses, Manufacturing Plants and other Industrial Facilities are dangerous places. When it comes to protecting your employees, products and equipment, do you think a painted yellow line is an adequate... read more

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