You have several options to purchase The Backbone®
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Please choose one of the following easy methods to order:

Method 1: Contact your local parts dealer.

You can find your local dealer by visiting, or calling 1-800-242-6670 (North America).

Ask them to order on your behalf with John Marcellino at 1-800-242-6670 (North America).

Method 2: Contact your local Cat® lift truck, Mitsubishi forklift, or Jungheinrich forklift dealer in North and South America.

Ask them to order The Backbone® through RapidParts Inc.

Method 3: Secure on-line transaction through

To place a secure, online order for The Backbone® through, please click "Buy Now". They accept credit card or P.O. Number.

Method 4: Phone

To order The Backbone® by phone, please call 1-800-242-6670 (North America) during normal business hours.

Method 5: Fax

To order The Backbone® by facsimile, dial 1-800-242-6685 (North America).

Method 6: Email (Outside North America)

For customers outside North America, or for anyone who prefers email, you can reach the sales department at

The Backbone® is distributed by:
Ph: 1-800-242-6670
Fax: 1-800-242-6685
All pricing is in USD and subject to change without notice.
The Backbone® sells for US$695.00, and includes all installation hardware.
Please Note
Copyright © 2012 - 2018 Lakeport Metalcraft Inc. All Rights Reserved. Dealers, Independent Dealers & Resellers

For dealer pricing,
call John Marcellino at
(North America),
or email

Cat® lift truck, Mitsubishi forklift, and Jungheinrich forklift dealers in North and South America

The Backbone® is available through RapidParts Inc.
Please contact them directly.

The Backbone
Safety Bar for Reach Trucks
                        & Standup Counterbalance Trucks
The Backbone® is a Registered Trademark in the USA and Canada.
Technology Under License - Patents US8,950,553, CA2,726,561, D673753(US), 137849(CA), D734,915(US).