Nashville, TN - Effective August 1, 2012, LiftOne, LLC (“LiftOne”) will become the authorized dealer for Yale® materials handling equipment in the Tennessee markets previously serviced by KMH Systems. LiftOne has announced its intent to purchase certain new Yale inventory and aftermarket parts from KMH Systems Inc. (“KMH’). KMH presently is an authorized dealer of Yale® Brand forklifts in portions of central Tennessee, Ohio and Indiana. LiftOne is an authorized dealer of Hyster® brand forklifts in portions of Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama and Georgia. The purchase is expected to be completed on or before July 31, 2012.
“The opportunity to add Yale® forklifts to our Hyster® product offering will better position us to enhance our leadership position in providing comprehensive solutions for our customers in the materials handling industry,” said Edward Weisiger, Jr., CEO of Carolina Tractor, the parent company of LiftOne. “The Yale® brand in addition to our full suite of materials handling equipment and systems will allow LiftOne to meet the needs of more customers within select markets of Central Tennessee. LiftOne’s dedication to parts and service, focus on customer efficiency and low cost of ownership remains unfaltering. Our highly trained technicians will continue to service and support all brands of materials handling equipment. We are both honored and energized by the prospect of becoming an authorized dealer of Hyster® and Yale® products in portions of the Tennessee market.”
“We are excited to merge the unique strengths and capabilities of the Yale® product line with LiftOne’s outstanding history of sales and service support,” said Bill Pfleger, President of Yale Distribution. We look forward to the advantages LiftOne will bring to longstanding Yale customers as well as the opportunity for developing new customers in portions of Central Tennessee.”About LiftOne
Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, LiftOne (liftone.net), a subsidiary of Carolina Tractor, is a full-service material handling dealership with branch locations in North Carolina, South Carolina Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee. Carolina Tractor has been in the material handling business for over 50 years and is the third longest serving Caterpillar earth moving equipment dealer and it celebrated its 85th year in business in 2011. In addition to offering a full line of material handling equipment, we also are a Caterpillar dealer in construction, forestry, paving products, and power generation systems, truck engines and LinkBelt cranes. Since 1926, the company has been committed to the needs of its customers by providing superior parts, service, and sales.
LiftOne sells, rents and services a wide range of equipment solutions to fill our customers’ specific needs. LiftOne’s service staff of highly trained technicians can service most brands of material handling equipment for our customers. Over the years, LiftOne has been consistently recognized for excellence by the manufacturers represented.About Yale Materials Handling Corporation
Yale Materials Handling Corporation markets a full line of materials handling lift truck products and services, including electric, gas, LP-gas and diesel powered lift trucks; narrow aisle, very narrow aisle and motorized hand trucks. Yale has a comprehensive service offering including Fleet Management, Yale service, parts, financing and training. Its Berea, Ky., manufacturing facility was honored with Plant Engineering’s prestigious 2011 Top Plant Award. Yale trucks are manufactured in an ISO 9001:2008 registered facility and range in capacity from 2,000 to 36,000 lbs. For more information, or to find the Yale® lift truck dealer nearest you, call 1-800-233-YALE or visit www.yale.com.
Yale Materials Handling Corporation is part of NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. (NMHG), which employs approximately 5,300 people worldwide. NMHG is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of NACCO Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NC).
Yale is a registered trademark and is a copyright of Yale Materials Handling Corporation.
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