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Yale Recognizes 23 Outstanding Performers with Dealer of Excellence Award

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (February 26, 2013) – Yale Materials Handling Corporation is honored to announce its 2012 Dealer of Excellence award recipients. The 23 top performing Yale® dealers will receive this award based on their focused leadership skills, which has helped their companies achieve an industry-leading level of performance in all areas of the materials handling business.

“The Yale Dealer of Excellence Program raises performance standards to keep pace with our growing customer expectations and heightened industry demands,” states Don Chance, President, NMHG Sales. “The recipients of this award have clearly demonstrated their commitment to achieve this objective by consistently exceeding customer expectations, making them some of our most valuable assets and an integral part of Yale’s success.”

Recipients of the 2012 Dealer of Excellence Award

Alta Equipment Co.
Berry Material Handling
Black Equipment Company, Inc.
Burns Industrial Equipment, Inc.
Dougherty Equipment Company (North Carolina Division)
Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc.
Fairchild Equipment Inc. (Wisconsin Division)
Fitzgerald Equipment Co. Inc.
Harding Forklift Services Ltd.
Hilo Materials Handling Group
Insley-McEntee Equipment Company, Inc.
Key Material Handling Equipment Co., Inc.
MacKinnon Equipment and Services
Medley Material Handling Company
Northland Industrial Truck Co., Inc. (Massachusetts Division)
Ohio Materials Handling, Inc.
Pacific Material Handling Solutions, Inc. (Bay Area Division)
Riekes Equipment Company
Tynan Equipment Co.
Yale Carolinas, Inc. (West Division)
Yale/Chase Equipment and Services, Inc. (North Division)
Yale Kentuckiana, Inc.
Yes Equipment & Services, Inc.
Dealer Principal:
Steve Greenawalt
Joe Wilson
Scott Bonnell
Christopher Burns
Michael Dougherty
Mike Pruitt
Gary Fairchild
Kevin Fitzgerald
Pete Harding
Steve LoPiccolo
Philip Robinson
Robert Kehley
Sandy MacKinnon
Mark Medley
Steve O’Leary
James Orenga
Ralph Logan
Duncan Murphy
John Tynan
C. Gray Wheeler
Roger Ketelsleger
Barry Paul
Clifford Anglewicz

To receive this prestigious award, dealers must meet defined business practices and performance standards including elevated goals in customer satisfaction, dealer performance, general management, truck sales, short-term rental, training, aftermarket sales and parts and service operations. Each year, the program requirements are assessed and modified to ensure the performance standards keep pace with increasing customer expectations and heightened industry demands.

Yale will honor these top-performing dealers at an awards celebration in Sea Island, Ga. on April 21. This will be the 19th year that the Yale Dealer of Excellence Program has recognized its highest achievers.

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 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

Yale Materials Handling Corporation is part of NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. (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 5,300 people worldwide.

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Company Contact:
Nicole McLawhorn
NACCO Materials Handling Group
Media Contact:
Carly Diette