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Equipment Depot Consolidates

Houston, TX — Equipment Depot (Houston, TX) combined its five operating companies into one company headquartered in Houston, TX. Prior to the consolidation, the five companies were known as Equipment Depot Illinois (previously Material Handling Services), Equipment Depot Kentucky (previously Levee Lift), Equipment Depot Ohio (previously Portman Equipment Company), Equipment Depot Pennsylvania (previously Forklift, Inc.) and Equipment Depot Texas (previously Equipment Depot). The new company employs more than 1,400 employees at 40 branches and 26 service depots that provide sales and service to 14 states. “Coming together and working as one allows us to streamline our material handling business to better serve our customers by leveraging the geographic distribution, product offerings and proven best practices of each operating company,” says Giel Claes, CEO of Pon Material Handling.

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