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MHEDA Suppliers Recognize Dealers of Distinction

MHEDA is proud to recognize its members who have been identified by their manufacturers and suppliers as dealers of distinction. MHEDA distributors are routinely ranked among the best in the world. The affinity programs, education and 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 2013 award winners are listed below. (This list reflects the manufacturer lists we had received as of press time. MHEDA members are bolded.) Congratulations to the honorees!


Clark Material Handling Company

Dealer of the Year

Equipment Depot of Houston – Houston, TX

Dealers of Excellence

Allied Equipment Service – Indianapolis, IN

K-Lift Service Company, Inc. – Salinas, CA

Lift Truck Sales & Service, Inc. – Kansas City, MO

Louisiana Lift & Equipment, Inc. – Shreveport, LA

Dealers of Distinction

Cervus Contractors Equipment, LP – Calgary, AB, Canada

Gray Lift, Inc. – Fresno, CA

Holly Material Handling & Equipment, Inc. – Tulsa, OK

Material Handling, Inc. – Dalton, GA

Starlift Equipment Company – West Haven, CT

Dealers of Merit

Big River Equipment Company, Inc. – Bettendorf, IA

CSI Material Handling, Inc. – Bethlehem, PA

FMH Material Handling Solutions – Denver, CO

Forklifts of Minnesota, Inc. – Minneapolis, MN

Forklifts of Toledo – Toledo, OH

Homestead Materials Handling – Roanoke, VA

J.H. Ryder Machinery, Ltd. – Toronto, ON, Canada

Lift Parts Service, LLC – Wichita, KS

MidCo Material Handling – Seattle, WA

OZMAQ S.A. DE C.V. – San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Sooner Lift, Inc. – Oklahoma City, OK

Valley Industrial Trucks, Inc. – Youngstown, OH


Crown Equipment

James F. Dicke Pioneer Awards

Crown Lift Trucks of Ontario – Ontario, CA

NorthWest Handling Systems, Inc. – Seattle, WA

Summit Award Winners

Action Lift, Inc. – Pittston, PA

A.J. Jersey, Inc. – South Plainfield, NJ

NorthWest Handling Systems, Inc. – Portland, OR

NorthWest Handling Systems, Inc. – Seattle, WA

Crown Lift Trucks – Atlanta/Tifton, GA

Crown Lift Trucks – Indianapolis, IN

Crown Lift Trucks – Ontario, CA

Ascent Award Winners

Crellin Handling Equipment, Inc. – East Providence, RI

J.H. Ryder Machinery Ltd – Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

J.V. Equipment, Inc. – Edinburg, TX

Naumann/Hobbs Material Handling – Phoenix, AZ

Crown Lift Trucks – Charlotte, NC

Crown Lift Trucks – Columbus, OH

Crown Lift Trucks – Dayton, OH

Crown Lift Trucks – Grand Rapids, MI

Crown Lift Trucks – Milwaukee/Madison/Green Bay, WI

Crown Lift Trucks – Portland, ME


Hyster Company

Arnold Machinery Company – Salt Lake City, UT

Equipco Division Phillips Corp. – Bridgeville, PA

Hilo Materials Handling Group – New York, NY

LiftOne – Charlotte, NC

MH Equipment – Des Moines, IA

Papé Material Handling, Inc. – Central Washington

Papé Material Handling, Inc. – Eugene, OR

Papé Material Handling, Inc. – Fremont, CA

Papé Material Handling, Inc. – Fresno, CA

Papé Material Handling, Inc. – Portland, OR

Papé Material Handling, Inc. – Seattle, WA

Papé Material Handling, Inc. – Spokane, WA

VBS, Inc. – Richmond, VA


Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA)

Dealers of Excellence”

Altorfer Inc. – Davenport, IA

Capitol Lift Truck Inc. – Oklahoma City, OK

Daily Equipment Company – Pearl, MS

Darr Equipment Company – Southlake, TX

Equipment Depot Kentucky – Louisville, KY

Equipment Depot Ohio – Cincinnati, OH

G & W Equipment, Inc. – Charlotte, NC

Gregory Poole Lift Systems – Raleigh, NC

Herc-U-Lift Inc. – Maple Plain, MN

Hewitt Equipment Ltd. – Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada

Independent Lift Truck of Alaska – Anchorage, AK

Holt of California – W. Sacramento, CA

Miami Industrial Trucks – Dayton, OH

Morrison Industrial Equipment Company – Grand Rapids, MI

Quinn Lift – Selma, CA

TRACSA S.A.P.I. de C.V. – Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, Mexico

Towlift, Inc. – Cleveland, OH

Tri-Lift, Inc. – New Haven, CT

Wiese USA, Inc. – Central Division – St. Louis, MO

Wiese USA, Inc. – East Division – Indianapolis, IN

Wiese USA, Inc. – South Division – Memphis, TN

Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp. – Brookfield, WI


Steel King Industries

Most Valuable Dealer

RMH Systems – Waukee, IA

Top Ten Steel King Excalibur Dealers for 2013 

Cisco Eagle Inc. – Tulsa, OK

Conveyer & Caster EFI – Cleveland, OH

Crown Lift Of Pompano Beach – Pompano Beach, FL

Granite Distribution Solutions, Inc – Ladera Ranch, CA

Lift Solutions Inc. – Omaha, NE

Meyer Material Handling Products Inc. – Indianapolis, IN

Prestige Sales Co. Inc. – Chattanooga, TN

RMH Systems – Waukee, IA

Twinlode Corp. – South Bend, IN

Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp. – Brookfield, WI


Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU)

Allied Toyotalift – Knoxville, TN

Atlas Toyota Material Handling – Schiller Park, IL

Brodie Toyota-Lift – Lawrence, MA

Conger Toyotalift – Green Bay, WI

Hull Toyota Lift – Elkhart, IN

Jefferds Corporation – St. Albans, WV

ProLift Industrial Equipment – Louisville, KY

Southwest Material Handling, Inc. – Mira Loma, CA

Summit ToyotaLift – North Haven, CT

The Lilly Company – Memphis, TN

Toyota Forklifts of Atlanta – Scottdale, GA

Toyota-Lift of Los Angeles – Santa Fe Springs, CA

Toyota-Lift of Minnesota – Brooklyn Park, MN

Toyota Lift of South Texas – San Antonio, TX

W.D. Matthews Machinery Co. – Auburn, ME


Yale Materials Handling Corporation

Alta Equipment Company – Wixom, MI

Berry Material Handling – Wichita, KS

Black Equipment Company, Inc. – Evansville, IN

Burns Industrial Equipment, Inc. – Monroeville, PA

Dougherty Equipment Company – North Carolina Division – Greenville, NC

Eastern Lift Truck Co, Inc. – Maple Shade, NJ

Fairchild Equipment, Inc. – Green Bay, WI

Fitzgerald Equipment Co. Inc. – Rockford, IL

Harding Forklift Services Ltd. – Surrey, BC, Canada

Hilo Materials Handling Group – Hauppauge, NY

Insley-McEntee Equipment Company, Inc. – Rochester, NY

Key Material Handling Equipment Co. Inc. – Brooklyn, NY

M&G Materials Handling Co. – East Providence, RI

MacKinnon Equipment & Services – Tampa, FL

Medley Material Handling Company – Oklahoma City, OK

Northland Industrial Truck Company, Inc. – Massachusetts Division – Wimington, MA

Ohio Materials Handling (Burns) – Macedonia, OH

Riekes Equipment Company – Omaha, NE

Tynan Equipment Co. – Lafayette, IN

Yale/Chase Equipment and Services, Inc. – North Division – City of Industry, CA

Yale Kentuckiana, Inc. – Louisville, KY