Company Overview

Rite-Hite, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA is a world-wide leader in the development, manufacture, and sale of loading dock safety systems, industrial door solutions and in-plant products. All of our products are designed for maximum safety, productivity, efficiency and reduced energy costs at your facility.

Rite-Hite’s complete product line includes hydraulic, mechanical and air-powered dock levelers, vehicle restraints, light communication systems, truck levelers, dock seals and shelters, high speed doors, cooler/freezer doors, traffic/impact doors, machine safety doors, safety barrier systems, industrial HVLS ceiling fans and a complete line of aftermarket parts, accessories, and service.

Rite-Hite is focused on providing solutions for you. From developing the Dok-Lok in 1980 to prevent premature trailer separation to the innovative Rite-Vu Light Communications system introduced in 2009 to protect pedestrians and forklift drivers, we’re innovative to make you safer, more efficient and productive.


  • We exist through the consent of our customers.
  • We value and respect each individual employee as a primary asset.
  • We strive for truly great versus merely good performance.
  • We will be guided by honesty in deed, word and relationship.


To improve industrial safety, security and productivity worldwide through quality and innovation.


For almost 60 years, Rite-Hite and our subsidiaries have lead the way in the industrial and material handling space. We know that our employees are a key factor in our success. The company prides itself on providing growth and career development opportunities and a great working environment, evidenced by the average employee tenure of 12.5 years. We have many different career options that include Accounting, Information Technology, Engineering, Sales Support, Human Resources, Marketing, Sales, Service Technicians, and more.

Job openings on this site include those for Rite-Hite, Arbon Equipment, Ductsox, and JD Metalworks.

Rite-Hite® is a world leader in the manufacture, sale, and service of loading dock equipment, industrial doors, safety barriers, HVLS fans, industrial curtain walls, and more – all designed to improve safety, security, productivity, energy consumption, and environmental control. Comprised of seven separate corporations, the family-owned company was founded in 1965 by Arthur K. White, father of Rite-Hite’s current owner and chairman, Michael White. The company, headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, employs over 2,900 worldwide, maintaining more than 30 representative organizations in 100 locations throughout North America, Asia, Europe, and South America. Manufacturing locations include Memphis, TN; Dubuque, IA; Clare, MI; Kunshan, China; Volkmarsen, Germany; and Jawor, Poland.

Rite-Hite has always placed an emphasis on providing solutions that meet the needs of our customers, which has led to the ongoing creation of new products that pioneer the industry. This spirit of innovation and an emphasis on quality flourishes today throughout the entire organization.

In addition to manufacturing high-quality products, Rite-Hite is proud of its relationship-based approach to fulfilling customer needs through our Global Distribution Network. This network is comprised of both independent representatives and a wholly owned subsidiary, Arbon Equipment Corporation. Rite-Hite representatives can provide product solutions, service, and expertise to meet the ever-changing needs of their local customers – at the loading dock, and inside the facility. Our employees stay active in trade and industry organizations to ensure Rite-Hite products continue to reflect evolving trends and challenges in material handling, logistics, and industrial settings.

Company Summary
Rite-Hite Company
Number of Employees
(414) 355-2600
195 S. Rite-Hite Way
Milwaukee, WI