Fargo, ND — The innovative Pail Partner lifter/transporter from Lift’n Buddy makes back strain from lifting and transporting heavy 5-gallon pails a thing of the past, says the company. The Pail Partner’s special yoke securely holds a plastic or metal pail just below its rigid collar. The yoke can be easily raised or lowered as necessary to conveniently pick up stacks of up to three pails, add to or take from a stack, wheel the stack to another location, and place the pails on a floor, shelf, tailgate, etc.
The compact, ergonomic unit is the first of its kind. A full pail of paint, joint compound, food, etc., can weigh more than 50 pounds, and worker fatigue, back strain and injury can often result from carrying such pails. A traditional hand truck helps transport these heavy containers, but the user has to lift every pail to load/unload it. In contrast, the Pail Partner has a battery-powered lift that effortlessly adjusts to the appropriate height to pick and place pails. Whether in a paint store, a manufacturing plant, or a distribution center, its stable, 4-wheel counterbalanced design makes it easy to move pails to and from racks, pallets, countertops, paint tinters/shakers, delivery trucks, customer vehicles, etc., without interference from straddle legs found on most small powered stackers.