Shelving & Carts

Shelving and carts encompass a wide variety of steel shelving systems, wire shelving systems, and steel and plastic carts and trucks. Thornel Associates will consult with you on the right systems and products for the appropriate application.

Steel Shelving

Steel Shelving

Steel Shelving systems are designed for storage of small parts that might normally fall through standard wire shelves. High quality industrial steel shelving helps handle the simple storage of supplies and inventory up to high-rise or multi-level installations. 

Wire Shelving

Wire Shelving

Wire shelving and wire shelving systems offers a unique combination of shelves and posts in a variety of different finishes to complement any application. No tools are needed for assembly and wire shelving allows air and light to penetrate for increased product visibility.

Steel Carts

Steel Carts

Heavy duty steel carts are durable and ideal for continuous transporting over even floor surfaces. Carts come with sound deadening panels to limit noise and vibration and are easily cleaned.

Bulk Truck

Bulk Truck

Bulk Handling Trucks have been used in a wide variety of applications, from laundries to trash handling, from manufacturing to recycling.

Platform Truck

Platform Trucks

Platform Trucks are available in steel or wood deck and can have various: bed sizes, handle designs, caster combinations and caster materials.

Tilt Truck

Tilt Trucks

Tilt trucks have sturdy, plastic construction weighing much less than metal for ease of handling and maneuvering through doorways and elevators.  Tilt trucks allow for even, controlled dumping by one person, inset wheels protecting walls, and a smooth easy to clean surface. 

Plastic Utility Cart

Plastic Utility Carts

Compact polymer utility cart features smooth surfaces for easy cleaning, four swivel casters for maneuvering in tight corners, and a lip on all four sides of shelves. Available in 2-shelf or 3-shelf designs. 

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With an avg. 26.5 years of experience, Thornel's trained and competent sales staff will recommend the optimal system for the project.

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