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Aluminum diamond-deck high-grade truck dock boards

A while ago, we had talked about dock boards – aluminum versus steel – their merits and demerits. Bluff Manufacturing introduces a new line of aluminum welded truck dock boards available in 10,000 lb and 15,000 lb capacities board lengths and ranging from 36-72 inches. Bluff Manufacturing’s new and improved line of aluminum dock boards … Continue reading Aluminum diamond-deck high-grade truck dock boards

Winds of Change

The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. – Abe Lincoln So many things have been said about change. So many eloquent statements made … Continue reading Winds of Change

Business is Always Good – For Hard Workers

My friends tell me I’m like the little boy who is the subject in the psychological experiment. He finds himself in a room waist high in horse manure with a shovel in the corner. After leaving him alone for a time the psychiatrist returned to find him whistling while he shoveled. When he was asked … Continue reading Business is Always Good – For Hard Workers


As the Southeast Territory Manager for Bluff Manufacturing, I have many assets to call on when I am providing an answer to a problem for one of my dealers. One of the assets that all Bluff Dealers know about is our inside Sales Department. Their professionalism and knowledge of product is unmatched in our industry. Another … Continue reading Assets


SKUs, SKUs and more SKUs! Everywhere all kinds of distributors are faced with the challenge of handling a product offering inclusive of often ten fold the number of stock keeping units (SKUs) they managed just a few years ago. SKU counts will more than likely continue to grow. In most cases distributors are handling all … Continue reading SKU’D UP!

Happy Birthday to Magline

Our sister company is turning 60 years old. Well, Happy Birthday to you. A new company in 1947 Magline started its life roughly a two years after Victory in Europe, a year and a half after Victory in Japan and about 15 months after Yogi Berra joined the New York Yankees. He was Navy and … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Magline

Life Goes On

One of the nice things about blogs is that you are allowed to get off topic occasionally. This is one of those times. A year ago, more or less, we at Bluff Manufacturing lost a friend and colleague to Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. A hateful and horrible disease. Hobert Martin was from Huntsville, AL and his body … Continue reading Life Goes On

New Product from Bluff Makes Forklift Driver Safer – Press Release

Bluff Manufacturing of Fort Worth, TX has modified it’s workhorse dock board….the “T” series to include the “Speedy Board” (SB). This simple no cost modification allows the forklift driver to move, set in place and retrieve the dock board without leaving the seat of the forklift. This simple notch pattern on the leading edge of … Continue reading New Product from Bluff Makes Forklift Driver Safer – Press Release


Our president Clark Smith recognized several years ago that there was a potential for low quality product to work it’s way into the US marketplace on dock boards and dock plates. The “open door” was the material itself, the steel or aluminum used to produce these loading dock products. Being the good stewards that we … Continue reading AGAIN WITH THE STANDARDS