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Builtrite™ Handlers and Attachments (formerly Northshore Manufacturing) was founded in 1989 and is located in Two Harbors, Minnesota, U.S.A., along the North Shore of Lake Superior. The company manufactures custom, stationary electric material handlers (also known as stationary electric excavators), truck mounted material handlers (also known as knuckle boom loaders), and a wide variety of attachments for use in the solid waste industries (waste transfer, material recovery facilities (MRF), waste to energy plants, etc.), scrap recycling, foundation drilling, railroad maintenance, general construction and mining industries. Builtrite shifted its marketing focus shortly after it was founded from timber harvesting and logging to these new, growing markets. Builtrite products can be found all over North America and internationally.

Besides their own products, Builtrite also a supplier of material handlers for several prominent mobile waste shredding, grinding and baling O.E.M.’s, along with designing and manufacturing its own line of equipment. Builtrite’s seasoned staff prides itself in producing products that exceed their customers’ expectations. Working with distributors, consulting engineering firms, other original equipment manufacturers and end users directly, they do everything possible to make sure we get it right the first time, including using the best computer design software possible.