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Lift Trucks: TMHU completes acquisition of Industrial Equipment Division of Toyota Canada

Toyota now offers seventy-three authorized Toyota Industrial Equipment dealers with a total of 224 dealership locations, throughout the United States and Canada.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
October 04, 2011

As part of its global strategy to focus on its material handling business and as the number one full line supplier of lift trucks in North America, Toyota announced Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) has completed the acquisition of the Industrial Equipment Division (IED) of Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI)., effective October 1, 2011. Toyota now offers seventy-three authorized Toyota Industrial Equipment dealers with a total of 224 dealership locations, throughout the United States and Canada.

“We are elated to build on Toyota’s material handling experience, dealers and associates in Canada and the U.S. to create greater material handling synergies and efficiencies for our customers,” said Brett Wood, president of TMHU. “This alignment advances TMHU’s goal to continue providing industry-leading products and service to our North American customers.”

Rob Reinders, who previously served as TCI IED director, has been appointed TMHU Director of Canadian Operations.

“I am very excited and pleased about the opportunity to continue to oversee the Canadian field staff to provide continuous service to Canadian dealers and customers,” said Reinders.

To accommodate the needs of the Canadian within the North American organization, Toyota also launched a new website, http://www.Toyotaforklift.ca The w.ebsite is hosted in both English and French and offers dealers and customers information about products and services specific to the Canadian market.

The sale of Landcruiser vehicles for use in Canadian mining operations remains with TCI.

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