Hyster's 2011 dealers of distinction.
The Hyster and Yale operations of Nacco Materials Handling Group Inc (NMHG) honoured top-performing dealers during a gathering on Kiawah Island, South Carolina.
The celebration marked the 18th year that the forklift designers and manufacturers recognised dealers for their performance in all areas of the materials handling equipment business.
To receive recognition, a dealer must reach elevated goals in customer satisfaction, dealer performance, general management, truck sales, short-term rental, training, aftermarket sales and parts and service operations.
NMHG employs approximately 5,000 people worldwide, has principal North American operations for Hyster and Yale in Greenville and is a wholly owned subsidiary of publicly traded Nacco Industries Inc.
Hyster dealers of distinction
Recipients of Hyster's 2011 dealer of distinction awards include Arnold Machinery Co-Utah and Kirk Reese; MH Equipment's Iowa division and Fred Metzger and John Wieland; MH Equipment-Kentuckiana and Bill Meek; Papé Material Handling Inc-Portland and Paul Jensen; Papé Material Handling Inc-Eugene and Chris Wetle and Brian Harris; Papé Material Handling Inc-central Washington and Ken Pollard; Papé Material Handling Inc -Sacramento and Chris Blythe; Papé Material Handling Inc-Spokane; Sellers Equipment Inc. and Dave Sellers; and Wajax Industries-west and Mark Foote.
Arnold Machinery's Colorado division was named a dealer of merit.
The Hyster program recognises "dealers with focused leadership who have driven their companies to the highest level of performance in all areas of the business," says Jonathan Dawley, president of Hyster Distribution. "The dealers that make this commitment to strive for distinction elevate their organisation to this elite level."
Yale dealers of excellence
Yale's honoured dealers.
Recipients of Yale's 2011 dealer of excellence awards include dealership Alta Equipment Co and dealer principal Steven Greenawalt; Berry Material Handling and Joe Wilson; Black Equipment Company Inc and Scott Bonnell; Dougherty Equipment Co's south division and Mike Dougherty; Eastern Lift Truck Co Inc and Mike Pruitt; Hilo Yale Industrial Trucks and Steve LoPiccolo; Insley-McEntee Equipment Co Inc and Philip Robinson; Key Material Handling Equipment Co Inc and Robert Kehley; Medley Material Handling Co and Mark Medley; Northland Industrial Truck Co Inc and Alan Hammersley; Ohio Materials Handling Inc and James Orenga; Riekes Equipment Co and Duncan Murphy; Yale Kentuckiana and Barry Paul; Yale Industrial Trucks Pittsburgh Inc and Christopher Burns; Yale Lift Trucks of Florida & Georgia and AD (Sandy) MacKinnon; Yale Materials Handling - Green Bay Inc and Gary Fairchild; and YES Equipment & Services Inc and Clifford Anglewicz.
Recipients of Yale's 2011 dealer of merit awards include dealership M&G Materials Handling Co and dealer principal Kenneth MacDonald; National Lift Truck Service Inc and Robert Siano; Tynan Equipment Co and John Tynan; and Yale Carolinas Inc's east division and Joe Wheeler.
"The Yale dealer of excellence program is designed to recognise dealers with focused leadership who have driven their companies to the highest level of performance in all areas of the business," says Bill Pfleger, president of Yale Distribution. "Our dealers are without question our most valued asset within the business."