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High Reach Inc. unveils 'Orion' a revolutionary new fork lift truck

Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 ( #475 )
OAKVILLE — June 4, 2010 —High Reach Inc., designers and fabricators of quality, high capacity, fork lift trucks for more than 25 years, unveiled the ORION, a lift truck that boasts the tightest turning radius, lowest counterweight profile and most options and attachments available on the market today. ORION Lift Trucks
is quickly becoming the industry leader by providing machines that combine reliability, durability, quality craftsmanship and serviceability.

"An ORION lift truck enables companies to use one heavy machine for jobs that used to take several, thereby cutting capital costs significantly" said Santo DeArcangelis, President of High Reach Inc. He goes on to explain that "Our extensive experience coupled with our innovative in-house designs, reviewed and stamped by an independent engineering firm, enable us to custom create top-of-the-line fork lift trucks to the unique specifications of our customers."

"We recently took delivery of our new ORION 120 and are really thrilled with the quality of the workmanship and the fact it does everything they say it should," says Martin Grant of Johnstons Transport of Australia, a large and very well known transport and logistics company with an impressive track record dating back over 100 years.

In keeping with the line of premium, customized heavy machinery, each ORION lift truck has an extensive list of standard features to suit every application.

Features include:
  • Most versatile line up of lifting capacities with models from 50,000 lbs to 160,000 lbs

  • Low overall height, short wheelbase and oversize tires to allow for excellent ground clearance

  • EPA, CARB Propane or Diesel Engines

  • Standard hydrostatic drive unlike the competition, with power shift transmission optional

  • Load sensing hydraulic system to increase efficiency

  • Quality, heavy duty high grade steel frames for reliability

  • Protected steering cylinder to avoid damage

  • Operators station, with left or right side option, featuring conveniently grouped controls, load scale interface and comprehensive dashboard decal

ORION’s designs are based on High Reach Inc.’s in-house experience as Canada’s major rental source for high capacity fork lift trucks. Custom designs are also available, including various capacities and custom handling attachments.

About us:

    ORION Lift Trucks is the manufacturing division of High Reach Inc., designers and fabricators of very high capacity fork lift trucks with more than 25 years of experience in the industry. High Reach Inc. is a major rental company in Canada’s industrial heartland with customers in all types of industry, including machinery moving, steel mills, die and mould handling, forging, construction, nuclear and many other heavy material handling applications each with a wide spectrum of requirements.

    For further information please contact:

    Sean Nielsen, Orion Lift Trucks,
    p: +1 905-876-6140   e:
    Spencer J. Hawkes, High Reach Inc.,,
    p: +1 905-301-5107   e:

    For more information on ORION:
    For more information on High Reach Inc.:

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