With nearly 70 years in the business, Summit employs experienced personnel eager to provide solutions for your material handling operation.

We are dedicated to helping you find the right warehouse solution for your business and all of our warehouse systems are made with quality workmanship to ensure safe, reliable, long-lasting operation.


Warehouse Solutions





Manager, Warehouse Solutions Group

Chris Burton brings over 30 years of extensive experience in material handling equipment operations to his role as Summit Handling Systems’ Warehouse Solutions Manager. Chris’s proficiency lies in interpreting policies, ensuring seamless customer experiences, maintaining customer relationships, and implementing cost-effective strategies.

 Throughout his career, Chris consistently showcases his ability to deliver innovative and cost-efficient solutions for his customers and to resolve customer issues efficiently. Chris is well-equipped to design optimized warehouse solutions so your business can continue to deliver on its customer promise. His wealth of experience, coupled with his dedication to customer satisfaction and operational excellence, makes him the ideal partner for your business.


Toyota Advanced Logistics/Bastian

As a systems integrator, Bastian Solutions, a Toyota Advanced Logistics Company, seeks out leading technologies in both material handling equipment and information systems coupled with proven operational strategies. Their experts combine the powers of scalable material handling systems, innovative software, and custom automation engineering for complete, unique solutions. Bastian’s goal is to use these tools to help companies, across a broad spectrum of industry segments, become leaders in their industries.

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Nucor Warehouse Systems

With eyes focused firmly on the future, Nucor Warehouse Systems is a company with a rich history of growth, grit, and expertise. In 2021, Nucor purchased Hannibal, North America’s leading pallet rack manufacturer. In 2022 Nucor also acquired Elite Storage Solutions. Combining the credibility and quality of both companies beneath the Nucor banner, Nucor Warehouse Solutions was born. This merger launched Nucor into the steel racking market – instantly making NWS the largest pallet rack manufacturer in North America with locations coast-to-coast.

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Interlake Mecalux

Interlake Mecalux is among the leading companies in the storage systems market specializing in the design, manufacturing, sale and services of steel racking, warehouse automation, warehouse management software and other storage solutions. Mecalux is the leading storage company in Spain and ranks third in the world in its field, selling throughout more than 70 countries. The company’s elite position in the market is constructed around its application of the most advanced technology in the industry, and on its extensive distribution network.

Tri-Boro Shelving

Since its inception, Tri-Boro provides companies with innovative solutions, equipment and programs for all their storage requirements. Tri-Boro continues to deliver quality, economy, customer service, and attention to detail are the pillars of it of strengths.

Warehouse Structures, Inc

Warehouse Structures is an industry leader and quality manufacturer of steel mezzanines, material lifts (VRC), and safety guardrail products. All products are made in the USA and are designed to improve the efficiency and competitiveness of your facility. With a Warehouse Structures solution, you’ll gain valuable working, office, storage, or manufacturing areas at lower than new construction costs. In fact, more facility managers rely on Warehouse Structures products to put their space to work fast with minimal interruption and maximum results.


Strength, support, and integrity are the core principles that define MetalWare. From conceptualization, Metalware is among North America’s leading industrial shelving manufacturers. As the first company to patent and market No-Bolt shelving, they pride themselves in always being one step ahead of the competition through innovative technologies, adaptive solutions, competitive prices, and unparalleled customer service.

Slate River Systems, Inc

SRSI is a material handling systems integrator specializing in automation and warehouse information systems. They provide comprehensive, turnkey solutions to meet… and better yet, exceed your performance goals. From inventory flow analysis, slotting, and storage systems design, to order processing and inventory control, to warehouse safety and even optimized labor and equipment utilization. SRSI has the breadth and depth of experience to design, execute and support your integrated system.


Southworth is focused on meeting the needs of a demanding customer base across the entire spectrum of manufacturing, distribution and retail industries by providing an innovative and high-quality range of lifting, tilting and positioning solutions. They have a laser focus on innovation, quality and intelligent service to customers that have formed the basis of Southworth’s success through the first 125 years of its history.

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Porta-King Building Systems

Since 1969, Porta-King’s modular inplant offices, guard booths, outdoor equipment enclosures, prefabricated mezzanines, and towers have been used for thousands of unique construction applications across North America and throughout the world. These provide a cost effective, highly functional, easy to assemble alternatives to conventional construction. Porta-King manufactures five different types of prefabricated buildings, multiple wall systems, structural steel mezzanines, and towers.

Mac Rak

Mac Rak is North America’s largest, 100% American-owned and American-made, pallet rack repair company, and largest provider of engineered pallet rack repair kits and racking column protection products and services. Mac Rak makes all products in house, in Missouri, in America, we NEVER outsource anything. We are here to serve you, taking care of every detail. Mac Rak products and services have been and continue to be driven by engineering oversite from Seizmic Inc, the nation’s most respected material handling engineering company in America.

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Established in 1967 as a wire job shop, WireCrafters has grown to become the nation’s leading producer of wire partition products. They started by concentrating their efforts on one product and developed a partition system that has since changed the industry. The inherent simplicity and strength of the Style 840 Wire Partition System opened the door to many new applications for wire partitions. Their system has many uses such as the construction of tool cribs, secured storage areas, and maintenance cages; customers also began using it for machine guards, physical barriers for robotic work cells, pallet rack backing, vertical lift enclosures, and DEA approved pharmaceutical enclosures

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Highlight Industries

Growth in technology and specialization has enabled Highlight to stay ahead of its competitors. The company produces the most technically advanced stretch wrap equipment in the world, and is recognized as the leader in quality control equipment for stretch film and resin producers. Highlight offers the largest selection of stretch wrap equipment on earth, with distributors worldwide. With the concept of building the highest quality, highest value and highest technology products, Highlight has taken a small idea and stretched it to become the industry leader!

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Vidir Vertical Storage Solutions

Vidir Solutions is a leading manufacturer and worldwide supplier of vertical motorized storage carousels and display systems. Our highly versatile line of carousels offers industry solutions for construction, retail, medical, warehouse, government, automotive, printing, and manufacturing. Always on the lookout to integrate new features, and never satisfied with only meeting expectations, Vidir’s engineering team rises above to incorporate Industry-First Innovations, and Best-In-Class designs.

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Vestil Manufacturing Company is an industry leader in the production and distribution of material handling equipment. It features over 1,000 unique product lines, many of which are in stock and ready for immediate shipment. Vestil delivers value to our customers by engineering new designs and products which increase productivity, improve workplace ergonomics, and decrease worker injury. It provides a broad product line to its customers in an efficient manner allowing for the best possible customer experience.

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“Save”ty Yellow Products

Since 2003, “Save”ty Yellow Products has been a leading producer of facility asset protection and safety products used in manufacturing, distribution centers and warehousing facilities. They take the approach to be a solution provider, so they offer several models for each product line giving you a choice when designing your facility, including custom applications. Its product line includes industrial guard rails, collision awareness forklift warning systems, column/rack post protectors, building column protectors, industrial handrails, industrial dock and driveway gates, mezzanine and handrail gates as well as steel bollards and machine guards.