Toyota Material Handling Acquires PennWest Toyota Lift
- July 1, 2022
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COLUMBUS, Ind. (July 1, 2022) – Toyota Material Handling (TMH) has announced the acquisition of PennWest Toyota Lift, a Pennsylvania-based forklift dealership with locations in Mount Pleasant, Pittsburgh and Erie, PA. The acquisition was formally finalized on July 1. The company will keep its name, with no change in support or staffing.
“PennWest has been a respected part of the Toyota dealer network for years and a terrific representative of everything Toyota stands for,” said Steve Tadd, TMH Director of Dealer Development. “This acquisition will ensure Toyota’s continued representation in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia, and offer continued support to PennWest’s customers.”
TMH entered into this agreement to facilitate succession planning for PennWest. PennWest has one of the most extensive track records of success of all the Toyota dealerships, earning the prestigious President’s Award for both 2018 and 2020. PennWest’s key executives and management will remain and continue to manage the business on behalf of TMH for the foreseeable future.
“Toyota is the perfect match for our company,” said PennWest president Mark Gaier. “Toyota’s philosophy to place a high value on quality products, customer service and associates mirrors our values. The transition will be seamless and our customers will see business operating as usual.”
Learn more about the power, productivity and versatility of these new models in Toyota Material Handling’s growing lineup of electric forklifts at ToyotaForklift.com.
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About Toyota Material Handling
Toyota Material Handling offers material handling products and solutions, including forklifts, reach trucks, order pickers, pallet jacks, container handlers, automated guided vehicles, and tow tractors, along with aerial work platforms, fleet management services, and advanced automation engineering and design. Toyota’s commitment to quality, reliability and customer satisfaction, the hallmark of the Toyota Production System, extends throughout more than 230 locations across North America. With access to an industry-leading lineup of material handling products, Toyota dealers are uniquely positioned to help solve wide-ranging challenges in warehousing and distribution. Built for every application, Toyota can provide the most complete set of solutions for material handling, automation, energy, advanced logistics, and warehouse optimization. For more information or to learn more, visit ToyotaForklift.com.
PennWest offers a full line of material handling products, parts, and service including forklifts, reach trucks, order pickers, pallet jacks, container handlers, automated guided vehicles, and tow tractors, along with aerial work platforms, and fleet management service. As an advocate for your business, PennWest promises to provide the best value, tools and services to help your business improve its processes, customer service and workplace safety. For more information, visit Pennwestlift.com.
Lisa Van Hook
The Communications Group
Toyota Material Handling