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Equipment Depot acquires CEH

Thursday, 7 January 2021 ( #1007 ) - Houston, TX, United States
Equipment Depot has acquired Capital Equipment & Handling (CEH) and will integrate each of its four Wisconsin locations into Equipment Depot, enabling their shared customers to capitalise on the strengths and resources of both businesses. The integration of CEH brings the total number of Equipment Depot locations to 50 in the US and extends its service area to the entire state of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. With the combined capabilities of CEH and Equipment Depot, customers will benefit from an expanded network of locations across the country providing full-service materials handling solutions that help improve productivity and maximise uptime, according to a joint statement. CEH officially changed its name to Equipment Depot on 1 January 2021. Equipment Depot president and CEO David Turner says the Capital Equipment team shares his company's focus on delivering exceptional customer experiences. "It is exciting to unite our companies in supplying superior solutions that drive long-term success for businesses across the country." Gary Hansen, chief operating officer of CEH, says his company has been "providing exceptional value to our customers for over 35 years". "As we integrate with Equipment Depot, we are thrilled to offer an even greater range of products and heightened levels of support to our customer base." CEH represents UniCarriers and Clark brand forklifts, Rocla AGV automated systems, Factory Cat sweepers and scrubbers, Skyjack and Genie aerial lifts, Motrec and Pack Mule personnel and burden carriers and Wildeck industrial mezzanines and work platforms. Equipment Depot carries a large range of equipment from Jungheinrich, CAT, Mitsubishi, Big Joe, Sellick, Combilift, Sany and Unicarriers, among others.