A History of Growth

  • 1955

    Buffalo Materials Handling is founded in Depew, NY

  • 2010

    Peter Tunkey takes ownership of Buffalo Materials Handling

    The third owner of Buffalo Materials Handling, Peter Tunkey brings his decades of experience as both CIO and business owner to manage and grow all facets of the material handling business.


  • 2015

  • 2020

    After receiving the coveted ASCENT Award back to back, BMH is bestowed EIGHT more counties by Crown


  • 2024

    BMH Awarded Best Places To Work 2024

    Buffalo Materials Handling is awarded another Best Places To Work Award for 2024!

A Business of Excellence

BMH prides itself not only on its unparalleled service for its customers, but on its dedication to its staff.

As voted by employees, BMH has been awarded as one of Buffalo’s best places to work in:

2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024!

With a brick-and-mortar location right on busy Lexington Ave., BMH seeks to spread the word about its award winning business and culture.