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Yale Celebrates Exceptional Performance with Dealer of Excellence Awards

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (April 27, 2016) – In recognition of its top performing dealers, Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces its 2015 Dealer of Excellence award recipients. Yale® dealers play a critical role in driving maximum value for end-users through their materials handling expertise and responsive support. This award honors their leadership and commitment to the highest levels of performance in all functional areas of their dealership.


“The Dealer of Excellence award is a well-deserved token of our appreciation for the best of the best from our remarkable group of dealers,” says Bob Sattler, Vice President of Dealer Business Development for Yale. “This group of dealers garners acclaim not only for the quality of service provided, but their ability to exceed customer expectations.”

Winning dealers must meet rigorous operating standards and performance criteria, exhibiting a commitment to quality in customer satisfaction, new unit sales, aftermarket, service, rental, engineered products, training and general management. Yale reassesses program requirements annually to ensure standards keep pace with evolving industry demands.

2015 Dealer of Excellence Achievers
Dealership   Dealer Principal
Alta Equipment Company – Eastern MI Steven Greenawalt
Berry Material Handling Joe Wilson
Black Equipment Company – IN Scott Bonnell
Burns Industrial Equipment – Pittsburgh, PA Chris Burns
Eastern Lift Truck Mike Pruitt
Fairchild Equipment – North WI Gary Fairchild
Hilo Materials Handling Group Steven LoPiccolo
Insley-McEntee Equipment Company Philip Robinson
Mackinnon Equipment and Services Sandy MacKinnon
Medley Material Handling Company Mark Medley
MH Equipment – St Louis, MO John Wieland
Northland Industrial Truck Company (NITCO) – Boston, MA Alan Hammersley Riekes
Equipment Company Duncan Murphy
Yale Carolinas – West Gray Wheeler
YES Equipment and Services – WI Cliff Anglewicz

The Yale Dealer of Excellence award recipients were honored with a special celebration on April 15, 2016 at Sea Island Resorts in Sea Island, Georgia. This marks the 22nd year that Yale has honored its highest performing dealers with the Dealer of Excellence awards.

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.

Yale Materials Handling Corporation is a division of Hyster-Yale Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (NYSE:HY). Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc.