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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 866-479-7225

    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 877-483-5733

    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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  • Marysville, MI 810-364-7421

    Known to others as heavy-duty industrial shelving or storage shelving, we design and manufacture a variety of high-quality products we refer to as racks. Our offering includes cantilever racks (Cantibolt and Cant-I-beam), open shelving, drive-in and drive-thru racks, pallet racks and pushback racks.

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  • Buffalo, NY 716-822-2804

    Since our inception in 2002, Rapistak Corporation has manufactured storage systems for industrial and government clients around the world. Rapistak manufactures the stacker crane product line as well as engineered material handling equipment, industrial roll out shelving and engineered steel fabrication & manufacturing services. Contact Rapistak today to learn more!

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  • Bohemia, NY 631-589-1800

    Our steel shelving is manufactured on site using quality materials in accordance with the highest standards of the material handling industry.Abaco also offers a wide variety of storage & material handling products including pallet racks, wire decks, carts, workbenches, lockers, lifting equipment, plastic bins & totes, cabinets, wire shelving, safety ladders and much 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.