Mike Nelson

Mike Nelson is the Vice President of Koke Inc., a highly regarded material handling and construction equipment company based in Queensbury, New York. With a passion for delivering top-notch solutions to companies around the world, Mike is at the forefront of Koke Inc.'s commitment to customer satisfaction and innovation in the industry. He plays a pivotal part in the company's success by ensuring that Koke Inc. provides custom-built solutions to meet each client's unique needs. Mike's journey is a testament to his exemplary education and rich experience. Armed with a thirst for knowledge and desire to help people, he began with Koke in 1987. Since then he has honed his skills through years of dedicated service, ultimately ascending to a leadership role that defines his career. As an advocate for his company's vision, Mike takes pride in leading a team that consistently delivers top-tier solutions, earning the trust of a diverse clientele. His dedication to problem-solving and innovation has contributed significantly to Koke Inc.'s reputation for going the extra mile to cater to the unique needs of every customer. One product particularly close to Mike's heart is the Order Picker Platforms, which he sees as essential in simplifying material handling and industrial processes. His deep understanding of how these platforms can be customized to meet unique requirements underscores his role in shaping the company's product portfolio. Mike fosters a culture of pride and dedication within the team, from design to shipping, ensuring each member plays a vital role in the success of each order. The company's refusal to rely on automated receptionists or voicemail underlines their unwavering commitment to providing personalized service, where customers can always expect to interact with a live, knowledgeable representative. Mike is a graduate of the State University of New York Plattsburgh.

Are All Forklift Forks Interchangeable?

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Forklifts play a crucial role in material handling and logistics, and one of the components responsible for their heavy lifting are forklift forks. Forks are an essential piece of equipment in most warehouses and on most docks. But are forklift forks interchangeable? Let’s dive into…

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Understanding Self-Dumping Hoppers: Efficiency, Safety, and Applications

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In the world of material handling, efficiency and safety are top priorities. Enter self-dumping hoppers, versatile tools that have found a crucial place in industries such as construction, manufacturing, agriculture, and waste management. Let’s explore their mechanics, benefits, diverse types, and wide-ranging applications. What Are…

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Enhancing Order Picking Efficiency in Warehouses: Strategies and Best Practices

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Efficiency in order picking stands at the core of streamlined warehouse operations. As the demand for rapid and accurate order fulfillment escalates, warehouses are compelled to explore innovative solutions that enhance their picking processes. When it comes to warehouse optimization, there are a number of…

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What Type Of Man/Personnel Basket Can I Put On My Lift?

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That’s probably the most common question we get asked here at Koke. And it’s not always an easy answer. That’s why we have a process we walk customers through to figure out which basket is best (and legal) for their particular situation. Classes Of Man…

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Need New Forks for a Forklift? Koke, Inc. Has the Right Product for the Job

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Forks are the unsung heroes of lift trucks. They’re simple and get the job done — but when you need a different-sized fork, fork extensions, or replacement forklift fork, it can be tough to decide what product best meets your needs. At Koke, Inc., we…

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Why OSHA Materials Handling Compliance is Crucial

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At Koke Inc., our engineers and fabricators know the gold standard for safety is OSHA compliant construction equipment. When any product leaves our facility it meets compliance standards, but the responsibility for using it safely at the worksite ultimately lies with the customer. Here are…

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These Red Flags Indicate Your Forklift Man Basket Needs Replacing

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Before any worker gets into a forklift man basket at a worksite a visual inspection is conducted after a trial lift to make sure OSHA’s safety requirements are met. A key part of that inspection is checking the structural integrity of the basket to determine…

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3 Steps Your Warehouse Must Take to Handle Materials Safely and Quickly

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Warehouse orders are up all over the country. And now more than ever, safe workspaces are essential to keeping employees and staying in business. Take these 3 steps today to keep your personnel safe, and your orders speedily filled. Your warehouse has specific needs. Are…

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How is Koke Inc. an Essential Company?

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We all see notices daily that companies are deeming themselves “Essential” for various reasons and many of those reason may not seem essential to us at all. Homeland Security created its Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce (CISA) on March 19,2020 which is the…

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Why to Not Buy Forklift Attachments Online

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When researching online where to purchase forklift attachments, you may be tempted to purchase your forklift accessories from online retailers like Global, Northern Tool, or Amazon rather than the manufacturer. If that’s the case, buyer beware. The truth is, when you buy forklift attachments from…

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