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What is a Hydraulic Dock Leveler?

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on May 7, 2016 7:37:59 AM

If you rely on your loading dock for receiving or sending out shipments, you know how vital it is to keeping traffic flowing efficiently. Even if you operate with a captive fleet, having the right dock leveler is often essential to safe and reliable use of your loading dock.

As loading dock equipment specialists, the highly experienced professionals at Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYCwill help you evaluate the best options to ensure your loading dock operates at the highest level of efficiency. Whether you need to update your loading dock leveler, have to find new dock and door guards, are considering the addition of seals and shelters, or want to add more dock lights, you’ll find we work with the most reliable vendors in the industry.

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McGuire is recognized as a leading provider of state-of-the-art loading dock levelers. They offer you a wide selection of options, including:

Additionally, there are a number of solutions you can choose within each category for the dock leveler that best meets your requirements. For example, the H Autodok® Pit Leveler will meet the most demanding work environments, and operates with push button simplicity.

If you prefer the air powered unit, the MA Air Powered Pit Leveler is a superior choice for light to medium applications, and can accommodate some heavy-duty needs. Another efficient solution is the MP Mechanical Pit Leveler that meets any budget while delivering long-term reliability and trouble-free use.

We offer a number of specialty levelers and edge of dock levelers that offer creative solutions to your unique needs.

Call on us for all your loading dock needs, and find out just how much productivity the right loading dock leveler adds to your operations. We install and maintain all of your loading dock and rolling door needs to factory specifications.

For more information, please give us a call at 973-471-4060 or email us at: info@dockndoor.com We service Northern New Jersey (Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Union, Essex, Morris, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer and Somerset county/counties), Manhattan, New York City, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Westchester and Rockland. 

For 24 hour emergency service, please contact us at 800-362-6367.

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MP Mechanical Pit Levelers (Dock Levelers)

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on Apr 7, 2016 9:51:02 AM

For many businesses, the loading dock is an essential aspect of daily operations. That makes it vital to select the right components – from reliablehigh-speed overhead doors to efficient fork lifts. When it comes to dependable loading dock equipment, there is no room for compromise. 

In addition to the basics, today there are also a number of components that can add functionality and versatility to your loading dock, such as the mechanical dock leveler and ground level lifts. The team at Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC takes pride in helping you find and select the finest in safe and technologically advanced loading dock equipment

If your loading dock operations need the added ability to provide reliable and smooth walk-down trailer beds in below-dock situations, the MP Mechanical Pit Leveler Series provides you with a number of affordable and reliable solutions. This pit leveler/dock leveler is designed to provide you with an affordable option that delivers years of rugged and hassle-free use.

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The MP Mechanical Pit Leveler comes in a variety of sizes, lengths and capacities to fit your specific needs. The safe and simple operations utilize a finger-tip release pull chain activation that utilizes either a cam or roller counterbalance. Another great feature is the hold-down design that allows the leveler to float with air ride trailers.

Other unique features of this highly respected McGuire mechanical pit leveler include:

  • Full width rear compression hinge that delivers maximum strength
  • Easy-to-clean and service sub-frame design
  • Options for three or four-sided boxes
  • Multiple safety and maintenance design considerations

Our team can provide you with the guidance you need to easily add this mechanical pit leveler to your loading dock capabilities. We have a loading dock site survey that helps you start the process, and our professional installers ensure your leveler is installed to factory standards for long-term, safe and trouble-free operations.

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For more information, please give us a call at 973-471-4060 or email us at info@dockndoor.com 

For 24 hour emergency service, please contact us at 973-471-4060.

We service Northern New Jersey (Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Union, Essex, Morris, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer and Somerset county/counties), Manhattan, New York City, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Westchester and Rockland. 

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Preventative Maintenance Plans for Loading Docks and Commercial Doors

Posted by Overhead Door Expert on Mar 23, 2013 2:31:00 PM

 

At Overhead Door Company of the Meadowlands & NYC, we know just how important having working commercial doors and loading docks can be for your business. We also know it can cause hassle and expense when these equipment items are not fully functioning due to damage or failure.

Commercial and Industrial Doors

Think about it for a minute: what would your business do if your industrial door or loading dock was not working? How much time would be wasted by not being able to use it? How much extra in fees would you incur for emergency repairs? How much extra stress and hassle would you and your staff have to deal with?

These factors are why we offer preventative maintenance plans for loading docks and commercial doors. By keeping your industrial and commercial grade items working in top shape year round, you can rest assured that they will be ready for use when you need them most.

Our plan types are designed to meet the need and frequency of your business. In addition, we offer on-call service and scheduled service to help your business with garage door, industrial door, and loading docks maintenance. Emergency service is also available. Let us do an on-site evaluation to determine what plan is best for the needs of your company and your budget.

Those interested in commercial garage doors, industrial doors, loading dock equipment, and more may contact us at 973-471-4060 or email us at: info@dockndoor.com.  For 24 hour emergency service, please contact us at 1-201-273-7445. 
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Welcome To Our Commercial Doors and Loading Docks Blog!

Posted by Overhead Door Expert on Mar 1, 2013 12:38:00 AM

A Great Start!

We are very excited to introduce our first blog. It's the start of a new year and the start of many great things. For companies, that means planning out a successful year.

While the salespeople hit the road, the backhouse has to keep the pace, and that means a greater emphasis is placed on maintaining the loading docks and commercial doors. An improperly functioning commercial door of any business can halt flow in an instant. Not a great way to start the year. So, regularly servicing commercial doors and loading docks is a vital way of sustaining both flow and peace of mind, so that other avenues of the business can be pursued, like growing!

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Each year, all kinds of businesses refill their glasses with a positive outlook and ask us to come by and inspect their loading bays and doors. And it makes sense, they say "Why wait for something to break down and halt the flow of revenue when a quick service call can put that worry behind you?". It's something we take great pride in delivering to our customers, and something we find they very much appreciate.

Loading docks and commercial doors can take on wear & tear with use however. So, one service call may not be enough. Setting up preventative maintenance plans is another great way our customers start off the year. Like an artery, shipping and receiving pumps the flow of success throughout the company, delivering on sales, and keeping the company breathing with the vital oxygen it needs to survive and grow.

We are very excited with this new blog. It's a great way for us to start our year. Our business is not really about loading docks and commercial doors; that's what we're good at. But what makes us who we are is help keeping others moving forward.

In a way, being the best at servicing and installing commercial doors and loading docks is how we bring success to not just our customers but also our community at large.

We are excited to share our first blog and we are looking forward to many more posts.

Have a wonderful day!

Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC Team

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