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Best of the Best Distributors

MHEDA is proud to recognize its members who have been identified by their manufacturers and supplier partners as Top Distributors. MHEDA dealers are routinely ranked among the best in the world. The affinity programs, education, networking opportunities, publications and more that the association offers are valuable resources for material handling distributors. With MHEDA’s resources at their disposal, these already great distributors have become even better. The 2011 award winners are listed below. MHEDA members are listed in bold congratulations!



Dealer of the Year

Valley Industrial Trucks (Youngstown, OH)

 Dealers of Excellence

A.R. Williams Materials Handling Ltd. (Calgary, AB, Canada)

Forklifts of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)

G&W Equipment, Inc. (Charlotte, NC)

Jefferds Corporation (St. Albans, WV)

 Dealers of Distinction

J.H. Ryder Machinery Ltd. (Toronto, ON, Canada)

Gray Lift (Fresno, CA)

DIMPSA (Puebla, Mexico)

Tri-Lift NC (Greensboro, NC)

K-Lift Service Company (Salinas, CA)

 Dealers of Merit

AMECO (Santa Catarina, Nuevo Leon, Mexico)

Equipment Depot (Houston, TX)
Infiniti Handling Systems (Garden City, NY)

Material Handling, Inc. (Dalton, GA)

Fraza Forklifts (Detroit, MI)

W.E. Johnson Equipment Company (Miami, FL)

Big River Equipment Company (Davenport, IA)

Sooner Lift (Oklahoma City, OK)

Williams Machinery LP (Vancouver, BC, Canada)

OZMAQ S.A. DE C.V. (San Luis Potosi, S.L.P., Mexico)

Delta Materials Handling (Memphis, TN)

CEPAMOSA (Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, Mexico)

 New Dealer of the Year

Apex Material Handling Corporation (Chicago, IL)



President’s Award

Batteries for Industry (Paterson, NJ)

 Western Region Manufacturer’s Rep

Crown Lift Trucks (Las Vegas, NV)

 Eastern Region Manufacturer’s Rep

Swift Industrial Power (Knoxville, TN)

 Central Region Manufacturer’s Rep

Industrial Battery and Charger (Charlotte, NC)


Arnold Machinery Company – Utah (Salt Lake City, UT)

MH Equipment – Iowa Machinery (Des Moines, IA)

MH Equipment – Kentuckiana (Louisville, KY)

Papé Material Handling – Portland (Portland, OR)

Papé Material Handling – Eugene (Eugene, OR)

Papé Material Handling – Central Washington (Wenatchee, WA)

Papé Material Handling – Sacramento (Sacramento, CA)

Papé Material Handling – Spokane (Spokane, WA)

Wajax Industries – West (Edmonton, AB, Canada)

Arnold Machinery’s Colorado Division was named a Dealer of Merit


“Quest for Excellence” Dealers of the Year

Capital Lift Trucks (Oklahoma City, OK)

Herc-U-Lift, Inc. (Maple Plain, MN)

Lift Trucks Parts and Service (West Springfield, MA)

Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks of Houston (Houston, TX)

Wholesale Equipment of Fresno (Fresno, CA)


Dealer of Excellence

Adobe Equipment Houston, LLC (Houston, TX)

Capital Equipment & Handling, Inc. (Hartland, WI)

Forklifts of Minnesota (Bloomington, MN)

Forklift Systems, Inc. (Nashville, TN)

Hoj Forklift Systems (Salt Lake City, UT)

J.M. Equipment Co., Inc. (Manteca, CA)

J.V. Equipment, Inc. (Edinburg, TX)

Material Handling Supply (Brooklawn, NJ)

M&L Industries, LLC (Houma, LA)



Top Ten Excalibur Dealers

Cisco Eagle, Inc. (Dallas, TX)

Crown Lift of Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids, MI)

Lift Solutions, Inc. (Omaha, NE)

Meyer Material Handling Products, Inc. (Indianapolis, IN)

Prestige Sales Co. Inc. (Chattanooga, TN)

Riekes Material Handling Co. (Waukee, IA)

Twinlode Corp (South Bend, IN)

WW Cannon Inc. (Dallas, TX)

Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp (Brookfield, WI)

Wynright Corp (Elk Grove, IL)



Atlas Toyota Material Handling (Schiller Park, IL)

Bell Forklift, Inc. (Clinton Township, MI)

Brodie Toyota-Lift (Lawrence, MA)

Conger Toyotalift (Green Bay, WI)

Florida Lift Systems (Tampa, FL)

JRC Toyota-Lift (Worthington, OH)

Lift Pro Equipment Co. (Sioux Falls, SD)

Madland Toyota-Lift (Bakersfield, CA)

Nationwide Lift Trucks, Inc. (Hollywood, FL)

ProLift Industrial Equipment (Louisville, KY)

Shoppa’s Material Handling, Ltd. (Fort Worth, TX)

Summit ToyotaLift (North Haven, CT)

Toyota Lift of South Texas (San Antonio, TX)

ToyotaLift of Houston (Houston, TX)

Westquip, Inc. (Oklahoma City, OK)


Dealers of Excellence

Alta Equipment Company (Wixom, MI)

Berry Material Handling (Wichita, KS)

Black Equipment Company (Evansville, IN)

Dougherty Equipment Company – South Division (Charleston, SC)

Eastern Lift Truck (Maple Shade, NJ)

Hilo Yale Industrial Trucks (Hauppauge, NY)

Inslee-McEntee Equipment Company (Rochester, NY)

Key Material Handling Equipment Company (Brooklyn, NY)

Medley Material Handling Company (Oklahoma City, OK)

Northland Industrial Truck (Wilmington, MA)

Ohio Materials Handling (Macedonia, OH)

Riekes Equipment Company (Omaha, NE)

Yale Kentuckiana (Louisville, KY)

Yale Industrial Trucks Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)

MacKinnon Equipment & Services (Tampa, FL)

Yale Materials Handling – Green Bay (Green Bay, WI)

YES Equipment & Services (Itasca, IL)

Dealers of Merit

M&G Materials Handling (East Providence, RI)

National Lift Truck Service (Pompano Beach, FL)

Tynan Equipment Co. (Indianapolis, IN)

Yale Carolinas, Inc. – East Division (Charlotte, NC)