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    2017, August

    The Lift-it family mourns the loss of Edna May Quintero
    0 The Lift-it family mourns the loss of Edna May Quintero

    The Lift-it family mourns the loss of Edna May Quintero.

    Edna was born July 5, 1927 in East Los Angeles, CA and married the love of her life, Peter Quintero during the tumultuous years of WWII. During the following years they were blest with three children: Robert, Michael and Yolanda.

    Edna was one of the four original, Lift-It employees with a 39 year career in the synthetic sling fabrication.  Michael J. Gelskey, Sr., CEO and Founder remarked, “Edna was an invaluable part of our company for ...

    4 Benefits of Drum Handling Slings & Risks when handling drums
    0 4 Benefits of Drum Handling Slings & Risks when handling drums
     

    Four Benefits of drum handling slings:

    1) Better load control via positive drum engagement

    2) Less damage to drums and/or contents

    3) Ability to keep drums to a minimum height during transport

    4) The ease of efficient drum handling.

    Four Risks when handling drums:

    1) Non-positive drum engagement:

    Placing drums on top of forklift tongs or “grappling”  drums under the rim does

    not provide for positive engagement and/or control of the drum.

    2) Handling partially filled drums:

    Fluid...