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Discover the Past, Present and Future of Yale® Lift Trucks

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (MAY 11, 2015) – Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces the grand opening of its Experience Center in Charlotte, N.C. The high-tech facility offers a convenient location for customers, dealers and employees to learn more about Yale’s history, industry leadership and solutions while firsthand experiencing Yale® lift trucks in action.

"Our Experience Center reflects Yale's deep application-specific expertise," says Jay Costello, Director of Training, Yale. "It provides powerful tools to help customers experience Yale's creative solutions and partnerships to optimize their operations, built around their terms."

The Experience Center includes an Applications Showcase area representing a warehouse with common solution interfaces that are both functional and educational in nature. As guests journey through this area, they will experience efficient operations that are achieved by matching the right truck to the application, calculating appropriate aisle widths, maximizing floor space with advanced storage techniques and calculating the cost per square foot for the right system.

Also located within the facility is the Heritage Gallery. This mini museum allows visitors to explore the rich history of the Yale® brand, its innovative solutions, global reach and dedicated dealer network. As visitors enter the Heritage Gallery, they are welcomed by holograms of the company’s senior leaders, which provide high level overviews of the company and what makes it unique. In addition, the Experience Center features multiple training rooms where employees, dealers and customers have access to numerous learning tools as well as extensive lift truck and industry knowledge.

About Yale Materials Handling Corporation
Yale Materials Handling Corporation markets a full line of materials handling lift truck products and services, including electric, gas, LP-gas and diesel powered lift trucks; narrow aisle, very narrow aisle and motorized hand trucks. Yale has a comprehensive service offering including Yale Vision wireless asset management, fleet management, Yale service, parts, financing and training. Yale® trucks are manufactured in an ISO 9001:2008 registered facility and range in capacity from 2,000 to 36,000 lbs. For more information, or to find the Yale® lift truck dealer nearest you, call 1-800-233-YALE or visit www.yale.com.

Yale Materials Handling Corporation is part of NACCO Materials Handling Group (NMHG), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (NYSE:HY). Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. and its subsidiaries, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, employ approximately 5,400 people world-wide.