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Wildeck Fully Integrates Ladder Industries

Their operations are now identified as Wildeck West and their products are sold through Wildeck material handling dealers and systems integrators across the U.S.

Posted: December 13, 2017

The innovative LadderLink Modular Access System from Wildeck includes continuous handrail and toe-board / kick plate for increased safety. Five standard components allow virtually endless configurations of work platforms, crossovers, and stair systems that can be assembled to resolve many access constraints.

Mezzanine, vertical material lift, and safety guarding products manufacturer Wildeck, Inc. (Waukesha, WI), has announced the full integration of their subsidiary, Ladder Industries (Goodyear, AZ). For more than 55 years, Ladder Industries has been recognized as the oldest and most dedicated designer and manufacturer of industrial stairs, customized work platforms, and rolling ladder products in the Western region. Moving forward, their Goodyear operations will be identified as Wildeck West and their products will be supplied through a growing number of Wildeck material handling dealers and systems integrators across the U.S., ensuring continued growth.

“As we integrate Ladder Industries to become Wildeck West, customers can be assured that we will continue to service their needs with creative and cost-competitive access solutions,” said Greg Larson, the president of Wildeck. Introduced at ProMat 2017 in Chicago, new Wildeck West products – LadderLink™ Modular Access System, NetGate™ Pick Module Safety Gate, and other access products – continue to serve the expanding safety and access needs of industrial and commercial users. With the introduction of these access products to their nationwide dealer and system integrator sales network, Wildeck continues to expand their lineup of quality material handling and safety products to a diverse range of users and markets.

“Since we acquired Ladder Industries in 2011, we have focused on strengthening and streamlining operations, and providing better service to customers,” stated Larson in announcing the stronger brand positioning under the Wildeck name. “With improvements that have been made and the dedication of our employee-owners in Goodyear, business has increased significantly, more than doubling in size.” The acquisition in 2011 has complemented Wildeck’s offering of material handling products, including structural steel mezzanine platforms, automated vertical lifts (VRCs), rideable material lifts (RMLs), safety guarding products, and facility access solutions.

Founded in 1976, Wildeck, a subsidiary of Holden Industries and a 100 percent employee-owned company, has manufactured a wide range of products to improve supply chain productivity and provide additional capacity, efficiency, safety, and access in manufacturing plants, warehouses, distribution centers, and many other facilities. Their products are sold through a dedicated and experienced network of customer-service-oriented dealers and systems integrators nationwide. They are a member of FMA (Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International), MHI (Material Handling Industry Association), MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association), and the NAEC (National Association of Elevator Contractors).

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