automotive, manufacturing, upender, lift table

Pentalift Equipment Corporation March 3, 2014 – Guelph, Ontario – A leading manufacturer and distributor of automotive glass products employing over 4,000 people worldwide approached Pentalift looking for a solution to their specific application.

Pentalift designed and manufactured custom upender lift tables which are used in the final stages of the manufacturing process when windshields are presented to the material handlers in the horizontal position and placed into a rack assembly. When the rack is full the windows are tilted 90 degrees into the vertical position and then removed and shipped to the auto assembly plant.

The units Pentalift provided for this automotive manufacturer have a 4,000 lb capacity rating, with a platform size of 36” x 38”. For additional safety measures the upenders were equipped with a counter balance valve and double acting cylinders.

Pentalift Equipment Corporation is one of North America’s largest manufacturers of loading dock, lift tables and positioning equipment. Pentalift provides a complete line of mechanical and hydraulic dock levelers, vehicle restraint safety systems, dock seals and dock lifts. Pentalift provides a complete line of hydraulic and pneumatic lift tables, tilt tables, rotating tables and custom designed lift tables and positioning equipment to suit a wide range of applications.

For more information  about Pentalift Equipment please visit

Mike Earle

Tags automotive industryCustom lift tableErgonomics in the Workplacemanufacturing industryUpender