In the mid 60's, Joe Sumner was the worldwide general foreman for the Sam P. Wallace Co, a large US mechanical contractor, and he realized that there was a great need for good welding tools and lifting equipment to make the job of installing pipe easier and safer.
Because there was little available on the market, Joe designed and fabricated his own equipment and used them on Wallace jobs. The results far exceeded his expectations. With Joe's tools, jobs were being completed well before scheduled completion dates and way under budget.
From his success in the contracting field, Joe started Sumner Manufacturing by building products for the mechanical contractor based on his first hand knowledge of what was required in the field. As the demand for Sumner equipment spread across the country, the range of Sumner products grew as well. Today Sumner tools are used daily in over 50 countries and Sumner branches are available in Canada, the UK and The Netherlands to better serve these markets.
While Sumner is recognized as the leader in pipe handling equipment, our product range includes equipment for a wide variety of contractors.
All Sumner products are built with the concept of providing safe, common sense tools which are priced right.
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The Sumner range of site handling products will make easy work of your lifting and maneuvering of large loads!
Sumner Plasterboard Lifters available at DLH Online
Looking for a plasterboard lifter to streamline your material assembly and application processes? A material lifter can make it considerably safer and simpler to prepare and install sheets on raised walls or roofing, helping you to cut down on accidents and workplace damage. With DLH Online’s premium range of lifters and equipment, you can make your workplace a better and more productive place to be.
Here at DLH Online we can supply your company with a top-of-the-line plasterboard lifter from international brand Sumner, at a reasonable and discounted price that helps you save on expenses. Sumner is known for creating high-quality equipment with advanced features that emphasise convenience and efficiency.
Among our multitude of Sumner lifters, you’ll find products such as the Sumner Series 2300 Drywall/HVAC Lifts for moving and positioning drywall, Sumner Eventer Stage Lifts for special events such as concerts, seminars, and performances, and the Sumner Series 2000 of Material Lifts for a wide range of board lifting applications. We stock and sell a range of different models to suit your changing requirements, and you can rest assured of excellent quality equipment which will make your workplace more efficient.
Meet the Sumner ROUST-A-BOUT, a lift for raising up to 1500 pounds (or 680 kg) of plasterboard securely and without excess manual effort. The ROUST-A-BOUT is one of our more popular board lifting products, and we can supply you with two models in 25' and 15' heights (7.6 metres and 4.6 metres respectively). Using this lifter is easy, its ergonomic design uses galvanised steel for a longer life, and it comes with two winches for hassle-free materials handling. With horizontal and vertical movements, infinite adjustment of board height, and a design that allows for convenient transport, the ROUST-A-BOUT is perfect for shops, warehouses, and job sites. Like all Sumner equipment, this is a lifter that’s designed with contractors in mind.
The Sumner Series 1900 Material Lift is designed for smooth and effortless lifting of loads up to 8 or 10 feet high, depending on your requirements. 8" horizontal transport wheels make it convenient to move over uneven ground, making it ideal for use with vans and pickups. Reversible straddle forks are built-in for easier operation, and the Sumner Series 1900 comes with a steering handle bar and dual position winch handles that afford you greater leverage. DLH Online can deliver this plasterboard lifter to your company in two models - the Sumner 1908 2.49m material lift, and the Sumner 1910 material lift at 2.98 metres high.
Another recommended plasterboard lift is the Sumner Series 2500 Counter Weight Lift, which can easily be broken down into two parts for easy transport. The 2500 counterweight lift is designed to carry loads over walls or obstacles, and comes in four standard models of 3.0 m, 4.6 m 6.1 m, and 7.6 m high for a variety of applications and workspaces. Total lifting capacity ranges between 650 and 1,000 pounds (300 - 455 kg), and at DLH Online we can provide you with optional extras such as a pipe Cradle or glass boom attachment for your specialised jobs. As with all Sumner products, the 2500 series is crafted from high-calibre components and built to last, saving you money over the long term.
Want further information on a certain Sumner plasterboard lifter? That’s what our DLH Online sales team is here for! When you contact us directly, we can help you choose an appropriate model for your working needs, and we can advise you on specialised controls or customisations. We’ll tell you whether you’re good to use one of our lifters in a certain environment, and we’ll help you with any questions you might have about installation, manufacture, and operation. Here’s where you can get in touch with our DLH team!
DLH Online is the main UK authorised distributor for Thern Inc., alongside being a top UK authorised distributor for the Columbus McKinnon Group (CMCO) who incorporate the Yale, Pfaff Silberblau, Steerman and Camlok brands. DLH Online is also the Main UK-authorised distributor for Eepos, Schilling, Erikkila and Codipro. They are also the exclusive authorised Master UK distributors for Lifts All Sweden alongside being the key North West (UK) authorised distributors for Crosby, RUD and Donati and Sumner.
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