2 Jul 2020

What Makes Stokes Equipment the Leader in Their Field?


Stokes Equipment is the largest distributor of industrial doors and loading dock equipment in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. The size of our operation isn’t the only reason we lead in our field. We lead by committing to our customers from the initial, free estimate all the way through the moment we finish training their employees to use our products. At Stokes Equipment, we sell, install and service a huge variety of industrial doors for loading docks and other uses--overhead doors, steel roll-up doors, fire doors, clean room doors, cooler and freezer doors and security gates. We can

29 Jul 2019

HVLS Fans from Stokes Equipment


The high volume, low speed (HVLS) fans available through Stokes Equipment have proven to be an economical and effective way to keep your workplace cool during the summer. These fans help maintain a safe and comfortable workspace for your employees that is both cost-effective and efficient. This will make your employees happy, boosting productivity while also saving you money. Our HVLS fans maximize the circulation of air throughout your facility and can help your facility feel up to 18 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees Celsius) cooler. How It Works HVLS fan designs allow them to circulate the most amount of air

23 Oct 2018

Is your Facility Fire Safe?🔥


Is your Facility Fire Safe?🔥 Time to Schedule a Drop Test   A Fire Rated Door is an essential facet to your building's fire protection systems.  A Fire Door works as a compartmentalization of a building to stop the spread of deadly fire, smoke and toxic fumes.  If the fire door assembly isn’t working properly, your facility is at risk.  A properly operating Fire Door will help save lives and protect your property when an emergency occurs. Damaged or defective fire doors lead to tragic losses and increased legal liability. Avoid these possibilities.  Stokes Equipment has 15 certified technicians on staff that can

17 Oct 2018

Fall’s Here. Winter’s Coming. Make sure your FleetPlow is Ready.


Fall's Here. Winter's Coming. Make sure your FleetPlow is Ready. Fall's Here. Winter's Coming. Make sure your FleetPlow is Ready. Although the the temperatures are predicted to be normal for the winter, the precipitation amounts will be higher than normal. Take the time this Fall to schedule a Preventative Maintenance on your FleetPlow.  There is nothing like getting a major snow storm and finding out your FleetPlow is not functioning to it's capabilities. A preventive maintenance plan attempts to help you proactively perform maintenance, repairs, and replacements so that you can prevent failures before

22 Jul 2018

Keep Things Cool with HVLS Fans


Keep Things Cool with HVLS Fans The high volume, low speed HVLS fan is designed to circulate the air in your facility more efficiently and effectively. Rotating at an optimized low speed, a Rite-Hite high volume, low speed (HVLS) industrial fan moves the most air over the largest area at the lowest cost. HVLS fans slowly circulate a large amount of air. Air is pulled from above the fan and pushed down in a conical shape to the floor below. These fans are now being used in warehouses, distribution centers, gymnasiums, and a variety of other applications. HVLS

22 May 2018

Are you Due for an Equipment Check-up?


Are you Due for an Equipment Check-up? Rite-Vu Hazard Recognition and Control Planned Maintenance Safety is an Important Factor in the  Planned Maintenance of Loading Dock Equipment   With the constant movement of heavy equipment both inside and out, loading docks are among the most dangerous places in any industrial operation. Finding the right equipment to keep workers and product safe is a good starting point. However, they won’t be able to do it well unless they’re maintained properly. Even the best loading dock equipment won’t last forever. The average leveler will experience nearly 100,000

26 Mar 2018

Safety Barriers


Safety Barriers Rite-Vu Hazard Recognition and Control Dok-Guardian – Safety Barrier Helps prevent fork trucks, pallet jacks, and pedestrians from falling off a loading dock.   Rite-Hite's loading dock safety barriers, warehouse guard rails, and mezzanine safety gates will help you comply with OSHA fall protection regulations and prevent accidents throughout your facility. Vacant loading docks create a dangerous drop-off for employees and material handling equipment. When doors are left open to help improve air movement in facilities, it can create an even more precarious condition. Chains or cones are not effective visual or physical barriers. Rite-Hite Safety Barriers are

1 Jul 2017

Protecting Your Most Valued Asset


Protecting Your Most Valued Asset Rite-Vu Hazard Recognition and Control Pedestrians are often crushed or impacted in the drive approach due to ambient noise that can mask the sound of a backing truck, allowing it to sneak up on pedestrians. Collisions between forklifts and pedestrians at the loading dock are an all too common occurrence. This system helps you stay a step ahead of the potential dangers (flow of traffic, fault scenarios, etc.) in your path with a combination of components that use motion detection, line-of-sight notification, and audible alarms when necessary, providing instant