As the loading dock and materials handling industry continues to evolve, Pentalift; founded in 1983, has proven that with quality product, service and warranties, engineering for
safety never goes out of style.
May, 1983 – Arne Pedersen and sons found Pentalift Equipment Corporation in Guelph, Ontario, dedicated to producing a superior product and committing themselves to a
higher level of customer service.
1984 – Pentalift aggressively builds a dealer network across Canada.
1986 – Pentalift enters the American market, distributors in Georgia, Pennsylvania, New York, Wisconsin and Minnesota are signed up to sell Pentalift products.
1987 – Volume of business dictates a move from its 10,000 sq. ft. plant to a new 43,000 sq. ft. facility.
1991 – Pentalift pursues a distributor presence overseas, making product available through a distributor in France. A second plant is opened in Guelph and staff added to begin manufacturing dock seals and shelters; offering a complete line of loading dock equipment.
1995 – Pentalift purchases a third building to accommodate the growing demand for product.
2000 – Further expansion leads to an additional 45,000 sq. ft. added to the manufacturing plant.
2008 – Pentalift celebrates its 25th anniversary. Includes LEED data, supporting Green initiatives in building practices.
2013 – Pentalift is 30 years old and still the largest manufacturer of in-plant lifts and positioning tables in Canada.
Pentalift's continuing success in designing, engineering and manufacturing Lift Tables has gained Pentalift a "world-class" reputation within the Materials Handling Industry. In its relatively short history, Pentalift's workforce has grown to over 100 employees; our modern, fully equipped manufacturing facilities represent a total of more than 120,000 square feet.
Pentalift's Brand Vision
Brand Promise - To deliver high value, high quality product, warranty, aftermarket and technical support through our heightened sense of customer service.
Brand Personality – Ethical, knowledgeable, efficient, professional, established, environmentally responsible.
Brand Tone and Manner – Friendly, educational, consultative, and reputable, a leader in our industry.
Brand Mission - To supply the highest quality product in the industry at competitive prices and exceptional lead times and support. To facilitate the best application
of the products for the customer.
Brand Identity – Engineered for Safety. Ethical, innovative and reputable.
Brand Values - Professional, Innovative, Responsive, Consultative, Sustainable.
Dock Equipment and Materials Handling Service for the GTA, Guelph, Waterloo, Kitchener, Toronto, Brampton, Burlington, Milton, Oakville, Markham, Oshawa, Stouffville, Cambridge, Mississauga, Woodstock, Southern Ontario