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Design Storage & Handling

For more than 30 years, Design Storage & Handling (DSH) has been providing customized material handling solutions in specific industries and applications such as steel, aerospace and automotive. The distributor sells HUBTEX's product portfolio - from multi-directional forklifts, sideloaders to special vehicles - exclusively in the USA, Canada and Mexico.

Design Storage & Handling specializes in the complete solution portfolio in the field of long goods handling and offers, in addition to the vehicles, the complete equipment of an intralogistics solution with racking system and vehicle. To optimize storage space, Design Storage supports its customers at an early stage of warehouse planning. The company has been successfully selling and servicing HUBTEX products for more than three decades. Rental and used equipment is also an important mainstay. More than 40 employees work at the locations in Fredericksburg (Virginia), Brookville (Ohio), Charleston (South Carolina) and Seattle (Washington). The team around Managing Director Rob Alling is characterized by special expertise in handling long, heavy and bulky loads: Numerous products have been specifically designed for the US market and subsequently developed at the German HUBTEX headquarters. In addition, Design Storage together with HUBTEX has designed a large number of combined intralogistics and assembly systems in aircraft construction over the last ten years and has developed its own focus in the aerospace sector especially for the US market.

Design Storage offers customers a dedicated team of sideloader experts who tailor each model of the world's largest and most comprehensive range of long material handlers to their specific application - whether steel, automotive, plastics, building materials and glass. With a nationwide support team and the world's largest spare parts inventory for sideloaders, low service response times and short distances are assured. Regular training of the American service technicians at the German HUBTEX headquarters guarantees customers and users service quality at the highest level.

Here you can find out more about Hubtex's exclusive distributor in North America.

Bild vor der Corona-Pandemie aufgenommen: (v.l.n.r.) Hans-Joachim Finger, Geschäftsführer Vertrieb und Einkauf bei HUBTEX und neuer Managing Director bei DSH, Rob Alling, President DSH und Paul Sartore, Vice President DSH.

Hubtex acquires DSH

HUBTEX Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG from Fulda is expanding its presence in the USA. As of January 2021, the German lift truck manufacturer has acquired a 50% stake in the exclusive distributor Design Storage & Handling (DSH).


Design Storage & Handling

Address: P.O. Box 90
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22404
Phone: +1-800-548-2839
E-mail: [email protected]

We know the best solution for your application

We know that handling heavy loads in confined spaces presents users with special challenges. Make a non-binding consultation appointment with our sideloader specialists to obtain the best possible solution for your application.