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Let the Music (and the forklifts) Move You: Forklifts at the Summerfest Music Festival

Unexpected. Urban. Cosmopolitan. Not long ago, these words would not have been used to describe Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Wisconsin’s largest city was once known only for industrial manufacturing and beer production. Today, Milwaukee boasts an incredible assortment of entertainment venues, seasonal celebrations, and cultural attractions, bringing thousands of visitors to “Beer City” each year. At the forefront of Milwaukee’s celebrations is Summerfest, the world’s largest music festival. Each year, for eleven days on eleven stages, 700 bands, superstars and up-and-comers, treat music lovers to a medley of tunes at Henry Maier Festival Park. Set against the backdrop of Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee skyline, Summerfest attracts nearly one million visitors. It has rightly earned its nickname “The Big Gig”.

Coordinating and setting up such a massive event is not an easy undertaking. With the exception of one, 23,000 seat amphitheater, the venues at Summerfest are temporary. Piece by piece stages, lighting, sound equipment, seating, and more must be trucked in, placed, and assembled across the 75-acre park. Concert staff must utilize a variety of used forklifts Milwaukee to accomplish the tasks at hand. As equipment is delivered in tractor trailers, workers unload the materials and transport them across the park using various equipment such as rough terrain refurbished forklifts Milwaukee. An outdoor rough terrain used lift truck near Milwaukee can be ideal for the grassy, uneven, and sometimes muddy terrain at the park. Capable of lifting 3,000-50,000 pound loads and powered by LP, gas, or diesel, rough terrain forklifts manage staging equipment with ease. Once at the designated locations, venues are assembled with forklifts capable of achieving other tasks. Scissor lifts, which have a 1000-4000 pound lift capacity, elevate heavy lights and speakers into place while also carrying the personnel charged with positioning them. Lighter capacity boom lifts, which reach higher platforms, are also utilized. Both scissor lifts and boom lifts have the advantage of both indoor and outdoor use, and can lift personnel to heights that would otherwise be inaccessible. Indeed, the Summerfest staff must carefully consider what items need to be lifted and which used forklift for sale Milwaukee is best able to complete the job.

Deciding to buy forklift Milwaukee is a major investment for your business and selection should not be taken lightly. It is highly recommended that you consult with a trained professional who can assess your needs and guide your purchase. Representatives at 123Forklift are eager to assist you. 123Forklift is the largest distributor of new and used forklifts in Wisconsin. We also offer forklift rental Milwaukee , parts, and servicing. Our inventory includes all major brands and equipment types. We stock hundreds of forklifts for every industry and application, and our service professionals can help any business buy fork truck Milwaukee that best serves its needs. View our online inventory by completing the form above or call to speak with a representative at 877-326-2047.

 

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