About Us

Sackett Systems, Inc.

is a design, engineering, and manufacturing company of Battery Changing Equipment and Material Handling Equipment. In business since 1897, Sackett Systems, Inc is a pioneer in the battery changing equipment, developing the first lifting beam, transfer cart, and Hydra-Handler. Our customer lists include world class companies in the automotive, retail, distribution, grocery, and food processing industries.

Ruggedly built to efficiently handle industrial lift truck batteries, our battery changing equipment increases our customers’ productivity by leading the industry in durability, reliability, and serviceability.

Our complete line of battery changing equipment includes:

  • Single, double, triple, quad or five-high stacking Hydra-Handler systems with Battery Charging Stands
  • Powered and non-powered Transfer Carts
  • Powered and non-powered A-Frames (gantry cranes) for overhead extraction
  • Battery Wash Racks or Automatic Battery Washers with Water Re-circulating Systems
  • Automated Charger Monitoring Systems
  • Battery Maintenance Equipment
  • Battery Room Safety Equipment

About Sackett Systems

  • Leonard J. Maniscalco
  • Janine Wilson
  • Chris Lareau
  • Don Pusateri
  • Matt Eraci

Leonard J. Maniscalco


Leonard Maniscalco

Len has navigated a long and successful career on two principals – Serve your Customers and Innovate. Throughout his 60-plus year career he has owned 7 companies, all in support of warehouse, distribution centers and manufacturers. Under Len’s leadership each of these businesses grew and diversified with the ever-changing needs of their customer base. This has led to decades-long relationships with many of these International Brands.

Janine Wilson


Janine Wilson

Bringing over 3 decades of financial controls, operational excellence and sales management, Janine joined Sackett in 2018. Her vast industrial experience leading multi-sites in multi-states, coupled with her drive for efficiency and customer loyalty has enabled Sackett to grow in this ever-competitive landscape.

Chris Lareau

Account Executive

As a 17-year veteran with Sackett, Chris has seen many changes in the material handling market. His expertise has been used in support of the development of our dealer partners as well as problem solving with some of our largest end users with their material handling operations – enhancing productivity, safety and efficiency.

Don Pusateri

National Sales

Don Pusateri

With over 20 years in sales and sales management, Don’s experience in cultivating relationships through Channel Partners and National accounts continues to support Sackett’s mission to be a solutions provider. Don’s passions are about understanding and serving customers. Through listening to our broad base of customers needs, he works to find the best solution utilizing Sackett’s 100 plus years of innovation and development.

Matt Eraci

Sales Executive
Matt Eraci Matt has over 7 years’ experience in sales management and business development in the material handling market. His expertise is in selling direct to end-users in North America and developing dealer relations. Matt takes pride is providing customers with the highest quality of support and product solutions to improve their operations. With Matt’s project management skills, he works to ensure smooth implementations of operational improvement projects.

Our Pillars

Sackett Systems

Our People

We believe in going the extra mile to ensure successful solutions
Dealers can count on us to be collaborators, not competitors. Customers trust we are proactive. We provide insight during decision-making process for challenging projects. We do what we say we’ll do, when we said we’d do it. We're easy to work with because we understand and appreciate customers’ needs.

Superior Quality, Engineering & Manufacturing

We are the industry benchmark
We outlast the competition: extends battery life, more uptime, lowest overall Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), commitment to R and D, and streamlined process improvements.


A commitment to building and supporting partnerships
A true, value-added resource, free-of-charge, to our customers and through our Dealer Partnership Program: Training, Marketing Material and Technical Service Support. Field Product Specialists deliver more in the way of ideas, insight and service to provide best solutions.


We deliver confidence you've made the right decision
Sackett’s dependable systems keep lift trucks moving, delivering end-users with confidence in their battery changing decisions. Our 10-3-1 Warranty Program far exceeds warranties offered throughout the rest of the industry. Sackett Systems’ reputation for delivering robust, quality-built solutions means we can provide a warranty that competitors can’t touch.

Our Innovative Spirit

Our innovative spirit remains strong for 122 years and counting
Sackett’s new product development and a commitment to engineering innovation will take the company – and its customers into the future, for example: continuous attention to safety upgrades, new solutions for new technologies and investments in manufacturing processes.

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