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    Doosan Runs Tough | Customer Testimonial

    Doosan Truck in Tight SpaceWhile visiting our dealer in Massachusetts, Lift Truck Parts & Service, we had the opportunity to sit down with Aaron Adelung, Service Manager of The Joseph Freedman Company Inc., and talk with him about how his Doosan’s deliver.

    Tell me about your company?

    The Joseph Freedman Company, Inc., was founded in 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts by Joseph Freedman, great grandfather of the current company president, John D. Freedman. The company has built a reputation for being one of the pioneering leaders in industrial scrap metal recycling, specializing in aluminum, copper, nickel alloys and aircraft scrap.

    What applications do you most use the Doosan forklifts?

    Our aerospace application uses the Doosan forklifts prominently because the control required demands rotating side shifters. The forklifts rotate over the tops of bins and sorting tables, as well as on the backend once the metal is separated to stack and relocate the material.

    Tell me a little more about the aerospace application and how the trucks run?

    The trucks run non-stop in this facility from 6 AM to 5 PM, with at least two operators for each truck. If one needs to do another operation, the second one can jump right in. The oil that coats the material is slick, and there is considerable greasy build up. This oil makes this application tough and is very hard on any forklift. We have tried several different brands of forklifts, but the Doosan is the only one that has been able to handle the aerospace application.Aaron talking about the Aerospace application

    What do you like about your Doosan?

    They are durable; we have not had any problems with ours so far. Some of the chemicals that come out of the materials we scrap can do severe damage, and the Doosan’s are the only ones that have held up from the harshness of the chemicals. We currently have five Doosan’s, and I haven’t found anything that I don’t like about the Doosan forklift. I also appreciate my partnership with Lift Truck Parts and Service. They are always quick to respond if we need repairs on any of our trucks. If they don’t have a part right away, they work to get it to us by the next day.

    Aerospace Bin with Doosan

    Newfoundland Dealer Added to Doosan’s Network

    Doosan Industrial Vehicle America is proud to announce its appointment of Atlantic Trailer & Equipment as an authorized Doosan Dealer in Newfoundland, Canada.

    We are very excited to appoint Atlantic Trailer & Equipment Ltd. as an authorized Doosan Dealer in Newfoundland, Canada and surrounding areas. As Doosan continues to grow in the North American market, we look forward to adding dealers to partner with us.

    Please join us in welcoming the Dealer Principal, Rick Power, and his associates, to our Doosan Dealer network. Atlantic Trailer & Equipment is an existing Doosan Bobcat dealership as well. We look forward to building a strong foundation for the future through the dealership’s dedicated service and our joint commitment to Doosan customers.

    Counties: Corner Brook, Mt. Pearl, St. John, and surrounding areas


    Doosan Corporation has been in continuous business since 1896. Our primary focus has always been to provide customers with the best products at fair pricing and exemplary customer service. Doosan is a global leader, providing communities across five continents with the fundamental solutions, tools and structures they need to achieve better lives and to advance their societies.

    Doosan Industrial Vehicle is a global manufacturer of quality forklifts and warehouse equipment with more than 50 years’ experience in creating value-added forklifts. Doosan offers solutions to any material handling need you may have with a presence in more than 90 countries around the world. We provide 133 different product models ranging from 3,000lb. to 55,000lb. capacities.

    Business as Usual is Over

    GC33 exiting a rail carDoosan is excited to announce the newest addition to our product line – The 9 Series, GC15S-9 – GC55S-9.

    Andre Marshall, Product Manager for DIVAC, stated, “I am excited because this truck has it all; ergonomics, safety, performance, and reliability. Areas that are important to customers have all been covered by the IC Cushion trucks.”

    These new trucks reward operators with 20% more leg room while enhancing safety with over 20% more mast visibility. The 9 Series has power and speed that is immediately apparent once you put your foot on the accelerator. There are many more benefits, including an enhanced cooling system for the heavy-duty applications, and a boxcar model specifically designed for applications with tight spaces. The 9 Series lift trucks are used in applications like plastic products, warehousing, food and beverage, and paper products.

    “We are thrilled to expand our product line in the North American market. Not only will this be a great addition to our current offerings, but it will also solidify the partnership we share with our dealers. It’s another example of our commitment to North America, to our dealers and to our customers,” Tony Jones, CEO remarked.

    GC25S-9 Warehouse Application

    Doosan is known for its reliability, especially in areas like oil-cooled disc brakes and heavy-duty steer axles. The quality design and high standard of performance Doosan delivers across its product line is taken to a new level with these lift trucks. The 9 Series is built to perform and improve the industry as we know it.

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