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Mt. Pleasant, PA – [April 8, 2019] – Toyota Material Handling (TMH) announced PennWest Industrial Trucks is a recipient of the annual President’s Award which recognizes the top Toyota forklift dealers in North America. The revered award recognizes the top dealers who perform at the highest level in parts, service, equipment sales, customer satisfaction and overall operations. Out of the seventy-five Toyota forklift dealerships in North America, PennWest was one of fifteen dealerships to win this top honor.

PennWest owner Mark Gaier and his wife, Libby, pose with the President’s Award next to Toyota’s signature orange forklift.

The winners, announced at Toyota’s Annual Dealer Meeting last month, will celebrate together on a Toyota-sponsored trip to Prague and Vienna in May.

“We are honored to receive this prestigious award from Toyota and I am very proud of my [...]

Tuesday March 12, 2019

PennWest Industrial Trucks recently earned two top dealer awards from KION North America Corporation. KION North America awarded top dealers based on 2018 performance at its 2019 Dealer Meeting in Charleston, South Carolina last week. The 2019 Dealer Meeting gave dealers the opportunity to be the first in the industry to see the new full line of warehouse equipment that Linde Material Handling will release in North America.

PennWest Industrial Trucks: Pictured from left to right: Mark Gaier, Rich Bevington, Scott Bennington, G.R. ClemencePictured from left to right: Mark Gaier, Rich Bevington, Scott Bennington, G.R. Clemence

PennWest Industrial Trucks, LLC dealer Principal and Owner, Mark Gaier, attended the KION North America dealer meeting. PennWest was one of only 17 dealerships to receive the prestigious Palmetto Award for meeting their annual market plan goals. For context, there are currently [...]

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. — KION North America released the Baoli Series 6012. With the introduction of this series, KION North America offers Baoli forklifts with load capacities ranging from 3,500 lbs., all the way up to 10,000 lbs. to provide you with a range of models to get the job done.

Offered in two different models, KBD40 and KBD50, the Baoli Series 6012 is a diesel, four-wheel truck equipped with single or dual SE or pneumatic drive tires, making it suitable for a variety of environments. KBD40 lift capacity is 8,000 lbs. KBD50 lift capacity is 10,000 lbs. Both models have excellent residual capacity at height.

Built using proven components, the performance of these trucks is outstanding. The powerful Kohler Tier 4 turbodiesel engine delivers 74 HP and plenty of torque to more easily handle heavy loads. With Kohler’s advanced, common rail direct injection system and Electronic Control Unit (ECU) with fuel mapping, these trucks are [...]

Toyota Forklifts #1 in the World for 16th Year!

PennWest is a Premier Toyota Forklift Dealership

For 16 consecutive years, Toyota Forklifts has earned the title of the world’s top forklift supplier. In 2018, Toyota Industries Corporation captured the top spot with a 33 percent increase to surpass the $11 billion mark as it sold 263,000 units. Toyota’s record-setting performance demonstrated a $4.6 billion lead over the next brand on the list. Toyota has 66 dealers with over 230 locations across North America.

Peerless Media Network recently released its Annual Top 20 Lift Truck Suppliers list, which ranks forklift brands based on worldwide sales, and once again named Toyota as the #1 supplier.

“Toyota Forklifts is customer-driven, which contributes to Toyota’s position as a top brand in the world,” said Jeff Rufener, president of Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. “We are committed to safety, reliability and low cost of ownership. Those things keep Toyota Forklifts in the industry-leading position in a highly competitive global forklift marketplace.”

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