Hoist Liftruck Opens UK Dealerships

BEDFORD PARK, Ill.--Hoist Liftruck Mfg., Inc. is strengthen its international presence by adding five new dealers throughout the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. The company now has six dealerships in this region.

The Carrylift Group will represent Hoist Liftruck in Northern England, Northwest Midlands and Scotland, including major ports in Hull, Liverpool and Aberdeen.

HFT Forklifts will cover the West Midlands and Northern Wales, including the Port of Felixstowe.

Mexmast Ltd. will cover Sussex, Surrey, Kent and South London for Hoist Liftruck. Based in Burgess Hill, West Sussex.

Southwest Wales Industrial Equipment (SWIE) will provide Hoist Liftruck’s high-capacity material handling equipment to South Wales.

Carryduff Forklift Ltd. will provide coverage for Hoist Liftruck in Northern Ireland.

For the past two years, Locators Ltd. has been the exclusive UK dealer for the Hoist Neptune Series marina forklift and will now offer the entire Hoist Liftruck product line to Southern England and West London.

Earlier this year, Forktec GmbH in Dusseldorf, Germany signed on to be the exclusive Hoist Liftruck dealer in Germany, S&H Handling in Taiwan and Budget Forklifts in Australia.

The Hoist empty container handler line, which will debut in early November, is only the first of a number of new products Hoist Liftruck will be debuting over the next 24 months. In 2009, Hoist Liftruck plans to launch its loaded container handler line and rubber tire gantry (RTG) line for the marina market. New products for the port and intermodal industries will follow with reachstacker, RTG container handler and straddle carrier lines.

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