Vestil Material Handling Solutions

Vestil Manufacturing Corporation is an industry leader in the manufacturing of material handling equipment, providing a complete product range at competitive prices. Vestil provides material handling and ergonomic solutions through innovative design, custom fabrication and quality manufacturing processes for complete customer satisfaction. The company's services and products offer increased productivity, fewer worker injuries and better workplace efficiency.

Vestil's 650,000-square-foot warehouse and manufacturing space houses more than 1,000 product lines. Within these lines, the more than 10,000 items include dock equipment, ergonomic solutions, drum handling equipment, material handling equipment, dock levelers, dock plates, wheel clocks, dock seals/shelters and hoppers. Many of these products are ready for shipment immediately thanks to the more than 350 employees hard at work.


Founded in Albion, Michigan, Vestil began in 1958 when T&S Equipment owners wanted a new company that would focus on manufacturing truck and rail dock equipment. They started with 20 employees and only 11,000 square feet. After expanding with a purchase of the United Tractor dock seal division, Vestil redefined its product strategy to encompass material handling equipment.

In 1982, the company moved to Angola, Indiana to support future growth efforts. The material handling market grew, and so did Vestil along with it, building a new manufacturing facility in Angola as of 1989. Seven more expansions and a third plant brought Vestil into the 21st century, with a fourth plant purchased in 2010.

Today, 15 full-time engineers deliver daily on mechanical, electrical, fluid power and industrial disciplines. The Vestil sales team is trained to provide the best customer service on the company's named-best quality product data and content industry-wide. Their state-of-the-art photo and video studio support this offering, as well as their outstanding portal, photo and video management, digital imaging and product specification validation. More than 100 pieces of equipment help manufacture Vestil products, including:

  • Two lasers
  • CNC plasma table
  • CNC lathe
  • Two CNC mills
  • Three CNC band saws
  • Four press brakes
  • Four shears
  • 106 steel and aluminum MIG welders
  • State-of-the-art machine shop
  • More than 80 welding stations
  • Two robotic welders
  • Largest fully automated powder coat finishing system in the Midwest

The tools and machinery offered by Vestil are among the best in the industry. If you'd like to find your next piece of material handling equipment, be sure to click the links below!

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Vestil Doc LevelersDock Levelers Vestil Dock PlatesDock Plates Vestil Wheel ChocksWheel Chocks Vestil Dock SheltersDock Shelters Vestil HoppersHoppers