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Komatsu adds Southwest Materials Handling

Thursday, 22 September 2016 ( #788 ) - Dallas, TX, United States
SWMHCo senior VP Kenn Harper and owner and president Joe Harper with Komatsu's Patrick King.
SWMHCo senior VP Kenn Harper and owner and president Joe Harper with Komatsu's Patrick King.
Southwest Materials Handling Co. (SWMHCo) has been named Komatsu Forklift's North Central Texas dealer. Founded in 1966, SWMHCo is a second-generation family-owned and -operated distributor of new and used plant and warehouse equipment, including forklifts, pallet racks, personnel and burden carriers, lift tables and conveyors. Komatsu will join the dealer's current line-up of Heli, JLG and Taylor-Dunn equipment, and additional sales staff will be employed to support the new brand. Located in Dallas, Texas, SWMHCo offers full-service materials handling solutions, including sales, service, parts and rental. "Becoming the dealer for a high-quality and reputable forklift manufacturer such as Komatsu Forklift strengthens our line of quality materials handling equipment," spokeswoman Beth Boughton tells Forkliftaction News. "And most importantly, broadening our line of equipment with the addition of Komatsu Forklift affords our number one priority - our customers - with more options when equipping their plants and warehouses." Komatsu Forklift USA is a division of Komatsu America Corp. Since 1945, Komatsu has been producing forklifts for customers throughout the world. Komatsu Forklift offers a wide range of internal combustion engine and electric model forklifts, distributed through a dependable dealer network with over 150 locations in North and South America.