Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Owner Wins the PowerMate® GIVEAWAY

Posted by Contributing Editor on Tue, Jul 15, 2014

For the past year PowerMate has received many entries into our PowerMate® GIVEAWAY contest. We would like to thank everyone that has entered. We have a Winner!!!

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Tags: PowerMate L1, contest winner, Announcements, powermate, dolly

Business Owners & Fleet Managers are Installing PowerMate® LiftGates

Posted by Marjorie Jeavons on Fri, Apr 12, 2013

PowerMate® Interior Tailgate Lifts are recognized by fleet managers as an excellent power loading system for their employees. Since the PowerMate Liftgatesare mounted inside the vehicle they have distinct advantages over exterior fold down tailgate lifts and at a fraction of the price.      

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Tags: LiftGate, Product Information, Injury prevention, Announcements, safety moving system, powered lifting equipment, tailgate lift

We lift a sign of exposure … It’s not about time.

Posted by Lee Jeavons on Sat, Oct 27, 2012

A great deal of excitement and buzz was created within the walls and out into the parking lot here at L P International Inc. Our shingle exposing the identity of those within finally hung. The so-called tombstone as it’s been known for the past 10 years became adorn with shiny new sides.

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PowerMate Lifting the Spirits of BuyMax Members in the Desert!

Posted by Lee Jeavons on Sun, Oct 07, 2012

As a first time vendor partner demonstrating our PowerMate® stair climbing hand trucks and interior tail gate lifts (LiftGates), we had the opportunity to meet with some old friends and made dozens of new ones in the desert. The Members interest in the PowerMate dolly was so great that neither Brad Budgell nor I had a chance to eat and were still doing lifting demonstrations and answering questions long after show hours! Thanks to all the BuyMax Members for your keen interest in PowerMate. We look forward to working with you and your companies for many years to come!

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Tags: lifting dolly, Announcements, powermate, powered lifting equipment

PowerMate climbs another milestone - 30 years L P International Inc.

Posted by Lee Jeavons on Sun, Sep 16, 2012

September 16, 2012 marks the 30th anniversary date for the manufacturing entity producing stairclimbing and lifting solutions.  L P International Inc’s name was chosen to reflect the global nature of the clientele to which the product was sold. Today, with distribution in certain markets worldwide and strong sales cross-border the name continues to be appropriate. Though original designs of PowerMate stairclimbers dated from late 1976 and were originally manufactured in small town of Burford,Ontario, and then later moved into manufacturing facilities in Brantford,Ontario.

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North American Financing Now Available for PowerMate

Posted by Lee Jeavons on Wed, Aug 22, 2012

August 13, 2012, Brantford, ON: PowerMate is pleased to announce a new Equipment Financing Program with Allstate Capital, LLC, a company based out of Pompano Beach, Florida, in providing an option of third party equipment financing to its customers.

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Tags: powermate blog, profit drivers, Announcements, powered hand trucks

PowerMate Giveaway Promotion in full Swing!

Posted by Carl Nattrass on Tue, Apr 05, 2011

L P International Inc., will be giving away a PowerMate® L-1 stair climbing hand truck to one lucky business this spring in an effort to raise awareness of this highly versatile and dependable powered safety moving machine.

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Tags: Injury prevention, hand truck, power hand truck, Announcements, Contest, HVAC moving solutions, powered hand trucks, motorized stair climbers, appliance dolly

New content at!

Posted by Carl Nattrass on Mon, Nov 29, 2010

The website now has new content, more pictures and more opportunities for views to get intouch with PowerMate Solution Specialists. This redesign is part of our ongoing efforts to provide quality information to PowerMate customers on the benefits to safety and profitability of using our products.

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Tags: Product Information, Injury prevention, powered dolly, ergonomic strategy, hand truck, electric dolly, stair climbing hand truck, Announcements, HVAC moving solutions, HVAC-R, safety moving systems, powered hand trucks, motorized stair climbers, appliance dolly

PowerMate TailGate Lift

Posted by Carl Nattrass on Fri, Apr 09, 2010

L P International Inc., the manufacturer of the successful PowerMate motorized hand truck line has developed a new safety lifting device developed specifically for installation in vans.  The new device, called the PowerMate LiftGate, is mounted inside your delivery van and is ideal for moving drain cleaners, compressed gas cylinders, hot water tanks, furnaces and other HVAC products on and off your vehicle.
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Tags: Product Information, Injury prevention, Announcements, HVAC moving solutions, HVAC-R, tailgate lift