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Heavy Duty Shelving Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of heavy duty shelving manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top heavy duty shelving manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find heavy duty shelving companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture heavy duty shelving to your companies specifications. Then contact the heavy duty shelving companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of heavy duty wall shelves, heavy duty wall shelving, heavy duty wire shelving, or customized heavy duty shelving of every type, this is the resource for you.

  • North East, PA

    For over 65 years Ridg-U-Rak has brought premium heavy duty shelving to the market. From high density storage rack systems to 100% selective pallet rack, you can count on us to deliver only the highest quality of item with outstanding customer service. For more information on all of our products and services explore our website or give one of our friendly representatives a call today.

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  • Milpitas, CA

    We put an emphasis on the durability of our heavy duty shelving. Our company has been manufacturing storage products since we first opened our doors which means we have superior experience to create you the perfect solutions. We are continuously researching the newest innovations in our industry and we supply our customers these products at a fair price. These highly reliable items are designed with you in mind. Contact us today!

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  • San Dimas, CA

    As a manufacturer of industrial shelving, you can choose from Western Pacific Storage Systems' RiveTier open shelving, Deluxe 3-section shelving, or Pacific shelving which has the versatility of added components to make it open shelving or closed shelving. Not quite sure which is best for your application? Give us a call, we'll help.

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  • Taylor, MI

    UNIRAK Storage Systems manufactures and supplies high-quality equipment and accessories such as steel shelving and mezzanines. We take pride in the fact that we’ve been providing consistent value to our customers for decades. We are centrally located and provide impeccable service. Don’t take our word for it- call UNIRAK Storage Systems today for your storage rack needs. Your satisfaction is guaranteed!

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  • Chicago, IL

    REB Storage Systems International specializes in the design, manufacture, distribution and installation of material handling and record storage systems. Since 1962 our mission has been to provide our customers with innovative ways to maximize space, increase productivity and efficiency.

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Choosing Heavy Duty Shelving Systems

Ideal for distribution and storage companies, as well as any company with a large inventory or overstock, heavy duty shelving systems provide easy and quick, but secure access to items in storage. That means less time is spent looking through your stock and a better flow of goods over all. Improving your warehouse space can and will increase both flexibility and productivity for your company. To get the most out of storage and shelving systems, it's all about finding the best solution to suit your unique situation. For that reason,... Read More

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Heavy Duty Shelving

Heavy duty shelving is made for large, heavy loads that surpass the maximum load capacities of normal shelving units. In warehouses, heavy-duty shelving is often utilized to hold oversized goods or large pallets. These units provide the necessary support for heavyweight cargo.

Heavy duty shelving units are available in an array of designs; these designs vary most notably by the dimensions of the shelves and the materials that produce them. Dimensions include height, length and depth, as well as weight capacity. If desired, shelving units can be made fireproof, mobile or chemical resistant materials as well. These characteristics may also be achieved by various metal treatments and stains. Heavy-duty shelving is generally made of hard metals like steel or stainless steel. Steel is an alloy whose major component is iron. It also contains a small amount of carbon, although it only contributes to less than two percent of the total composition of steel. The variance between steel and cast iron is that steel has increased malleability and decreased carbon content. Heavy duty shelving is also made from treated wood material, depending on the application. However, some sort of metal frame is often involved in the wood shelving units.


Unlike wall shelving, which can only have a certain amount of support and therefore can only hold a certain amount of weight, heavy duty shelving is anchored to the ground, and can have numerous back supports as well as beneath each individual shelf. The industries that most often utilize heavy duty shelving systems are warehouses, garages, industrial supply or construction focused stores, and manufacturing facilities. Warehouses are large industrial buildings that store a vast variety of goods, usually also serving as shipping ports for manufacturers and suppliers. Loading docks are commonly found in warehouses, which are often loading and unloading goods. Regardless of the fact that most warehouses are huge, an organizational system must be set in place so that items may be properly stacked and easily found. Heavy duty shelving allows all the space in a warehouse to be utilized while keeping the workers safe while they work. Garages also make use of heavy duty shelving to store heavy car parts and tools safely and accessibly. Hardware stores are often set up like industrial warehouses and carry heavy items, therefore requiring heavy duty shelving as well.