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Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America donates lift truck to Houston Habitat for Humanity

The 4,000-capacity reach truck at will be used to lift and move construction materials at ReStore, a local home improvement resale store.
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Pictured (from left) are Houston Habitat for Humanity executive director Algenita Scott Davis, MCFA director of operations Jay Gusler, MCFA employee relations manager Amy Bradberry, and construction director of Houston Habitat for Humanity Jerry Kovaly.

By Modern Materials Handling Staff
July 02, 2010

Houston-based manufacturer, Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA) recently donated a Cat lift truck model NR4000P to Houston Habitat for Humanity.  The organization will use the 4,000-pound capacity reach truck at the Houston Habitat for Humanity ReStore to assist with the lifting and moving of construction materials.  The Houston Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a home improvement resale store where items are sold at greatly reduced prices. Open to the public, the store sells both new and like-new materials, and sales proceeds are used in support of the Houston Habitat for Humanity mission.  The donation, valued at $28,000, is comparable to underwriting more than two days’ worth of construction on a five-day house build.

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