Top Shelf ∙ Proud Dealer of Starke Forklifts

As the only authorized Stärke dealer in Ohio, Top Shelf is proud to offer Stärke’s entire line of forklifts and material handling equipment to Columbus, Delaware, Newark, Springfield, Lancaster, Mansfield and the surrounding areas. Stärke is a true material handling solutions provider with a comprehensive lineup ranging from 2,000 to 22,000 lbs. in capacity with models from internal combustion and AC electric forklifts to pallet trucks, stackers, reach trucks, order pickers and more. For more information on the Stärke lineup, please visit their website at

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IC Forklifts – Sitdown Counterbalanced

Ranging from 3,500 – 22,000 lbs. in capacity. We offer a selection of internal combustion counterbalance forklifts for most work environments including warehousing, manufacturing, agricultural and retail applications. These Professional Series of forklifts provide unmatched operator comfort, ergonomics, performance and quality while our EcoMaxx Series offer a dependable and economic solutions for businesses focused on their bottom line. Either way, you can take comfort in knowing that you’ve found an economical, high performance forklift that will serve you well for years to come.

Professional Series

Now available in pneumatic and cushion tire models with lift capacities ranging from 3,500 – 7,700 lbs. and 8,000 – 11,000 lbs. with maximum lift heights up to 270″. Various mast heights, types and optional features are available. Contact us for more information or locate a dealer near you!

Starke IC Forklifts

Electric Forklifts – Why Choose The Energy Series?

We are committed to providing high quality and durable electric forklifts and electric lift trucks for even the most challenging applications. Our counterbalanced electric forklifts offer an environmentally friendly and sustainable solutions with zero emission, low energy consumption models. As an environmentally friendly material handling solution, Stärke’s Energy Series features a range of electric forklifts ideal for indoor work environments.

Energy Series

Available from 3,000 – 7,000 lbs., the Stärke Energy Series represents an innovative yet cost-effective range of electric forklifts. Known primarily for their environmental benefits, the electric forklifts in the Energy Series offer a number of benefits and advantages vs internal combustion units such as zero emission output, reduced maintenance costs and a higher ROI. Provided that your application is primarily indoors and takes place on flat, dry surfaces, Stärke’s line of electric counterbalanced forklifts are an attractive option for your next forklift purchase. Reach out to Top Shelf for help deciding whether an electric or internal combustion unit from Stärke is best for you and your operation or visit their product page for more information.

Starke Electric Forklifts

Narrow Aisle Lifts

We offer an effective selection of narrow aisle equipment designed to meet the needs of narrow aisle applications within warehousing and logistics applications including both walk-behind and ride-on reach trucks, order pickers and dock stockers. These models are designed for use in narrow aisle, high lift height applications where traditional counterbalanced forklifts are not an option and aisles range between 8′ and 10′ in width.

LiftMaxx Series

Available in lift capacities ranging from 3,000 – 4,000 lbs., single or double reach, and in multiple mast configurations up to 354 inches maximum lift heights.

Starke Narrow Aisle Forklift

Pallet Trucks

Ranging from 3,000 – 5,000 lbs. and both manual and electric models, Stärke’s LiftMaxx line of pallet trucks includes a variety of options for any number of applications. Whether you’re working on a budget in a low volume operation or need something to accommodate a high throughput of products in a busy warehouse, Starke has a pallet truck model designed to meet your needs and application with walk behind and ride-on equipment options. Not only are these units economical in price but they also include several innovative design solutions such as Stärke’s Continuous Stability System. A standard feature on almost all of Stärke’s electric pallet trucks and stackers, the CSS replaces the fixed stops used by the competition with spring loaded cantilevered casters to reduce incidence of tipping while turning corners or travelling on uneven surfaces. Click the button below to receive a quote from Top Shelf or visit their product page for more information.

Electric Pallet Trucks

Available in lift capacities ranging from 3,000 – 4,500 lbs. in walk behind models, a 5,000 lb. ride-on model, or our 3,000 lb. mini.

Starke Pallet Truck