Leavitt Machinery acquires Reliable Forklift
Thursday, 21 January 2021
Phoenix, AZ,, United States
Reliable Forklift Sales has sold to Leavitt Machinery
Leavitt Machinery, based in Surrey, British Columbia, has acquired Reliable Forklift Sales.
Reliable, started in 2005 by Don and Mary Carlson, continues to experience tremendous growth year after year. The acquisition by Leavitt Machinery, one of North America's largest materials handling equipment dealers, will strengthen Reliable's resources to enable strategic growth and expansion within Arizona.
Reliable president Don Carlson says: "Our people continue to be the foundation of the fabulous business we have built from our full-service branch location in Phoenix. Joining forces with one of North America's largest forklift dealers, Leavitt Machinery, will bring added strength and resources to allow for our strategic growth plans for Arizona."
Leavitt Machinery president Tom Leavitt says: "Our executive team is excited to have Reliable join Leavitt Machinery and build on a solid presence in the Arizona marketplace. Reliable is well known in the industry for having a great reputation with customers and vendors alike and a hard-working dedicated team of people.
"We are going to plug some resources into key areas of their business that will enable them to continue to strengthen their position in the market. Our companies share similar values (and) work ethic, and understand the importance of customer service."
Reliable employs more than 40 staff including service technicians, operator trainers, sales, and service as well as parts personnel out of its Phoenix location. Reliable is an authorised dealer in Arizona for Doosan and Linde forklifts, Donkey truck-mounted forklifts, Sellick rough-terrain forklifts, Combilift equipment and Skyjack and Genie aerial work platforms and telehandlers.
With over 38 locations North America-wide, including dedicated service branches and training centres, Leavitt Machinery offers new and used equipment sales, short- and long-term rentals, emergency and preventative maintenance, safety training and parts support.