Atlantic Lift Systems specializes in implementing a custom designed, material handling solution for our clients with the purpose to increase the overall profitability, productivity and safety of the organization. We are committed to building an organization that has one simple goal: to allow our clients to focus on what they do best. Atlantic Lift Systems focuses on delivering individual solutions through a broad based offering of products and services.
Atlantic Lift Systems has been a family owned business since 1988, though our roots in the material handling industry extend back to 1965. We have learned over time, each client requires a specific set of solutions based on multiple factors: industry standards, their specific operation and the goals the organization has set at any specific time. Over the years equipment rental offering have grown to include forklifts, aerial equipment, personal manlifts, general construction equipment, industrial cleaning equipment, burden carriers, racking, industrial batteries & chargers, industrial lighting, dock levelers and doors, high volume fans, automated guided vehicles and many other products designed to meet our clients needs. All of these products are supported by our factory trained technicians and our surrounding dealer network.
Our primary areas of service include Richmond and surrounding areas, Courtland, Eastern Shore, Elizabeth City (South Mills & Outer Banks), Franklin, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Smithfield, Suffolk, Surry, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Williamsburg, Windsor and surrounding cities. We also service the Virginia International Terminals, Inc. (VIT), NAVFAC and DOD. Atlantic Lift Systems is a certified Small, Women and Minority-Owned business (SWAM) as well as a member of the Associated General Contractors of Virginia (AGCVA), American Rental Association (ARA), Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) & the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA).
Atlantic Lift Systems is committed to environmental excellence; promoting the highest environmental standards in our associates and the industry; utilizing the best environmental practices in the products we use and the services we provide while contributing to sustainable community development. If you would like to find out more of what we are doing please give us a call. We will be glad to show you our facilities and to demonstrate how we are trying to do our fair share today for a better place tomorrow.
To help grow and build our communities through reliable rental equipment.
To be the largest independent rental company in the South.
JW Buress acquires Clark Lift of VA
Paulus Haynsworth joins Clark Lift of VA
Paulus Haynsworth is appointed President to Clark Lift of VA
Paulus Haynsworth buys Clark Lift of VA
Clark Lift of VA changes its name to Atlantic Lift Systems, Inc.
Allan Haynsworth joins Atlantic Lift Systems
Paulus Haynsworth Retires and turns over the business to Allan. Later that year, Atlantic Lift Moves to 3501 Progress Road, Norfolk VA
Atlantic Lift System buys Diamond Goodson and expands to Richmond location