HOUSTON (February 3, 2012) – Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA) announced today that it has appointed G&W Equipment, Inc. to represent its three flagship brands (Cat® lift trucks, Mitsubishi forklift trucks and Jungheinrich® warehouse products) in the western portion of North Carolina and South Carolina.
G&W Equipment, Inc. was founded in 1963 and has been under current ownership of the Mike Sabbagh family since 1988. They have been a Mitsubishi forklift truck dealer in this same territory since 1997, with facilities in Charlotte and Greensboro, North Carolina, and Greenville and Columbia, South Carolina.
“G&W Equipment has been a longstanding and reliable partner to MCFA for more than a decade,” said Kent Eudy, vice president for sales and marketing at MCFA. “Their experience with our Mitsubishi forklift truck brand of products allows for a seamless transition over to representation of Cat lift trucks and Jungheinrich brands.”
MCFA has awarded G&W Equipment their prestigious “Five Star Customer Service” award on numerous occasions. G&W is also a perennial “Dealer of Excellence”, having achieved ‘Dealer of the Year’ status multiple times in the past 15 years of service.
“Loyal users of Cat lift trucks and Jungheinrich forklifts can rest assured that the G&W team is well prepared to carry on the longstanding tradition of excellence and dependability they have come to expect from our products,” said Eudy.
G&W Equipment, Inc. will immediately assume representation responsibilities for all MCFA brands in the western portion of North Carolina and South Carolina, while Gregory Poole Equipment Company continues their tradition of excellent representation for the brands in the eastern portion of North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
About Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA)
Manufacturer of Industry-Leading Material Handling Equipment
Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA) is a leading manufacturer of forklifts in the United States, Mexico, Canada and Latin America. Based in Houston, Texas, the company distributes three distinct brands – Mitsubishi forklift trucks, Cat® lift trucks and Jungheinrich® warehouse products. MCFA features the industry’s most extensive dealer network in North, Central and South America. The company provides customers with quality lift truck products that range from warehousing to industrial applications and are backed by industry-leading customer service. For more information about MCFA or any of the brands it manufactures and distributes, visit www.mcfa.com, www.cat-lift.com, www.jungheinrich-lift.com or www.mit-lift.com.
About G&W Equipment, Inc.
Based in Charlotte, NC, G&W Equipment Inc. was founded in 1963 and has been under current ownership of the Mike Sabbagh family since 1988. In addition to representing MCFA brands of material handling equipment, G&W specializes in aftermarket replacement parts support and service for all makes and models of forklifts. With their experienced and well trained service technician team, G&W places particular emphasis on highly sophisticated systems installations and maintenance. For more information, visit their website at: www.gwequip.com.