RICO Introduces the new Explosion Proof Models (HSD-EX-AC-40)

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RICO’s all new sit-down counterbalanced lift truck, the HSD-EX-AC-40, is at the top of its class when it comes to explosion proof forklifts! With 4,000-pound load capacity, adjustable load attachments, and backed by RICO’s industry leading services and support, our next generation of explosion proof lift trucks set a new standard in confidence when dealing in potentially hazardous environments. Safety …

RICO Manufacturing: Defense Material Handling Equipment Experts

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RICO Manufacturing is an industry-leading, custom engineered material handling equipment manufacturer. The company builds highly specialized lift trucks, pallet trucks and mobile forklifts for numerous manufacturing industries, including the US Army, Navy, and Air Force. RICO serves defense manufacturers by making products for the armed services directly, as well as through approved contractors. The company engineers and manufactures forklifts directly …

Introducing Tech2Tech: Another Way to RICO Supports our Customers

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Quality products deserve quality support. To better serve our dealers and their customers, RICO Manufacturing launched our program, Tech2Tech, this past December.    This service-focused program provides critical product, sales, and technical information to support our customers where, how, and when they need it!   We kicked off the program by featuring our Explosion-Proof content with videos, training, blogs, and social …

Explosion Proof Enclosures for EX Forklifts

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EX Enclosures are an integral part of the explosion proof lift truck design. But why? What do these enclosures do? If you have read our previous blogs, you know that a certified EX rated lift truck is a special model which has been designed, constructed, assembled and certified by a certified testing lab (UL, Factory Mutual, etc.) such that its …

Explosion Proof Lift Truck Components

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When you purchase an Explosion Proof (EX) lift truck, you are trusting that the vehicle is built with quality, compliant components that are then tested as a full system. These components are crucial to the integrity of a piece of equipment that is certified to operate in a hazardous environment. You may have asked yourself, “What are these components that …