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    DIVAC Names 2018 Dealer of the Year

    CE-DFW Accepts AwardDoosan Industrial Vehicle America Corporation (DIVAC) recognized their top-performing dealers at ProMat 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.

    DIVAC proudly named CE-DFW in Dallas, Texas as the 2018 Dealer of the Year for their outstanding achievements in total sales, as well as exponential growth. The award was presented by Mr. Hyunsoo Dong, Vice Chairman of Doosan, and Mr. Tony Jones, Vice President/CEO of DIVAC.

    “I would like to say thanks to our team members that made it happen. Doosan has made a huge impact on our business, without question. But without the hard work of everyone on the CE-DFW Team, we wouldn’t be where we are today,” Bobby Barr, President of CE-DFW said, “One of the keys to our success together has been the value we both place on our teams and the loyalty we have for our customers. It’s been a winning formula now for many years!”

    Dennis Barker, DIVAC Southern Regional Business Manager, stated, “I am very proud of the team at CE-DFW for all their hard work and setting an example of excellence for our dealer network.”

    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 112 different product models ranging from 3,000lb. to 55,000lb. capacities.

     

     

     

     

    IMH Donates to The American Red Cross

    With the melting snow in the area and from up north, along with heavy rains, Illinois experienced flooding in the Rockford area that elevated to a natural disaster level.  On March 21st, the American Red Cross of Northern Illinois called Illinois Material Handling’s Rockford location and asked if they had a forklift to assist in the unloading of a semi-trailer of disaster relief supplies. Without hesitation, IMH supplied them with the Doosan forklift they needed the next morning so they could respond to the flood victims with supplies they needed.

    Ron Leffler, Disaster Action Team Manager, wanted to pass along his sincere appreciation from the American Red Cross to Illinois Material Handling and the Wolter Group for their generosity with helping the local community when a natural disaster hits.

    To learn more about Illinois Material Handling, or find a dealer in your area, please visit our contact page.

     

    Story written and provided by Illinois Material Handling.

    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 – CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF FORKLIFT MANUFACTURING

    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.

    Doosan adds a Dealer in Dayton, OH

    Doosan Industrial Vehicle America is proud to announce its appointment of Next Lift Inc. as an authorized Doosan Dealer in Dayton, Ohio and surrounding areas.

    Please join us in welcoming the Dealer Principal, Todd Rumbarger, and Vice President, Matt Howitt, to our Doosan Dealer Network. Next Lift is a proud family-owned and operated business with locations in Cincinnati and headquartered in Dayton, Ohio.

    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 in the state of Ohio:

    Butler, Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Warren.           

    DOOSAN – CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF FORKLIFT MANUFACTURING

    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.

    True Partnership | Dealer Meeting 2018

     

    Doosan Industrial Vehicle America Corporation (DIVAC) hosted our network of Dealers at Chateau Elan in Braselton, Georgia on September 19-22, 2018. During the meeting, dealers enjoyed presentations on new technologies, marketing initiatives, and DIVAC’s vision from Tony Jones, VP/CEO of DIVAC.

    The theme of the event was True Partnership and the tone was carried through each session. At the welcome reception, dealers and Doosan staff enjoyed gathering and catching up. During the meeting, all were engaged on the vision and reality that Doosan prides itself on being a true partner in business. The harmony and support defined by the term inwha are evident in the mutual exchange between Doosan and our dealer network.

    Valley Industrial, Tony Jones, and Alliance Material Handling representatives

    During the General Session, presentations by Tony Jones, VP/CEO, Jeff Powell, National Sales Director, guests Bill Rowan and Greg Winchester, Dan Summers, General Manager of Service Support, and TI Kim from Doosan Industrial Vehicle (South Korea) were heard and absorbed. We migrated to a separate pavilion to show off the new GC-9 Series cushion tire trucks. Jim Schaub, MidWest Regional Business Manager, grandly presented the product with an introductory clip of famous baseball plays. All were amazed and excited about the new product.

    CEO Tony Jones speaking

    Later in the evening, DIVAC hosted an awards ceremony. All dealers were given a Doosan Bears jersey with the number one on the back, symbolizing that we have top-notch dealers. Next, we recognized all diamond awards winners for truck sales and parts. We moved on with a new category of awards, the Service Award. These were presented by Dan Summers. The Service Award winners were: CE-DFW, BestLine Equipment, Reliable Forklift Sales, Valley Industrial Trucks, INC, FMH Material Handling Solutions, Atlantic Forklift Services, and MidCo Material Handling. Our Summit Award winners were CE-DFW, Atlantic Forklift Services, Reliable Forklift Sales, BestLine Equipment, and FMH Material Handling. We had one more surprise for our dealers though. We then announced one more award! With excellent sales, service, and brand awareness, we awarded Midco Material Handling with the newly introduced Dealer of the Year award.

    See our Dealer of the Year video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_aaBadAjB4

    The Dealer Meeting ended with a farewell dinner. We announced three prizes: a pair of tickets to a National League game, won by Sierra Industrial, a pair of tickets to the World Series with an airfare voucher, won by Reno Forklifts, and a free 3-year rental of a new GC-9 Series cushion truck, won by CE-DFW.

    Then something incredible happened. Brian, one of CE-DFW’s Dealer Principals, announced a trade. In honor of true partnership and growing together, he announced a trade to give the 3-year free rental of our brand-new GC-9 Series cushion truck to Sierra Industrial, and in return, Rod from Sierra Industrial would give Brian the tickets to the National League game. We are so grateful to have true partners in business, and cannot wait to see what the next year holds for our dealers.

    Brian, CE-DFW, and Rod, Sierra Industrial trading prizes

     

     

    Doosan Announces Industrial Lift Truck as New Dealer

    Doosan Industrial Vehicle America is proud to announce its appointment of Industrial Lift Truck as an authorized Doosan Dealer, covering Chattanooga, Tennessee, and surrounding parts of northern Georgia.

    We are very excited to appoint Industrial Lift Truck as an authorized Doosan Dealer in Chattanooga Tennessee and Northern Georgia surrounding areas. Industrial Lift Truck has two locations in the Chattanooga area, Industrial Lift Truck in Soddy-Daisy, and Action Material Handling in Chattanooga.

    Please join us in welcoming the dealer principal Freddie Hawkins, and his associates, to our Doosan Dealer network. 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 in the state of Tennessee:

    Bledsoe, Bradley, Franklin, Grundy, Hamilton, McMinn, Marion, Meigs, Polk, Rhea,

    Sequatchie, Van Buren

     

    Counties in the state of Georgia:

    Catoosa, Dade, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Walker, and Whitfield

                  

    DOOSAN – CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF FORKLIFT MANUFACTURING

    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.

    Must-Have Efficiency Boosting Forklift Attachments

    Nothing affects your bottom line as profoundly as increased efficiency. Installing side shifters and fork positioners on your forklift will undoubtedly increase productivity allowing your forklift operators to make fewer movements when moving heavy loads. The benefits don’t stop there creating a snowball of savings. With increased productivity, forklift operators complete work in less time. Now that loads are being moved more quickly, fuel consumption is significantly decreased as well. Forklift operators will be substantially pleased with this attachment as it will make their work more comfortable and safer, reducing workplace accidents.

    Side Shifters

    The function of the side shifters is to allow the forklift operator to move a carried load left or right directly from his seat without needing to move the entire forklift. Therefore, saving time. Other benefits include:

    •    Shifting loads in tight spaces

    •    Moving heavy loads with more precision

    •    Positioning cargo when loading/unloading

    Fork Positioners

    As with the side shifter, the operator can control the movement of the fork positioners directly from the seat. The space in between the forks can be adjusted in and out to accommodate loads with different widths. Other benefits include:

    •    Distributing the load equally between the two forks

    •    Minimizing pallet/product damage by adjusting forks to the pallet’s width

    •    Operating in narrow aisles, zero closing units and extra wide opening units that extend beyond the width of the truck

    Installation

    So now that you know the benefits and uses, how do you get these attachments installed on your forklift? If in the purchasing stage, “integral installation” can be done directly by the manufacturer. This means that the attachment is added when the truck is being produced, and the rated forklift capacity will not be compromised. However, if you have already purchased your forklift, don’t worry, you can still take advantage of this cost-saving attachment. In this case, Doosan Material Handling Solutions (DMHS) can do an “aftermarket installation.” Since both the side shifter and fork positioners are mounted onto the carriage assembly and powered by hydraulics cylinders attached to the fork tynes, we recommend installing both at the same time. This assures the least amount of capacity being compromised.

    Doosan Adds Complete Forklift Repair to the Dealer Network

    Doosan Industrial Vehicle America is proud to announce its appointment of Complete Forklift Repair as an authorized Doosan Dealer in central and northern Kentucky.

    “Doosan is excited to appoint Complete Forklift Repair as its dealer in northern and central Kentucky. We look forward to expanding our dealer network and serving northern & central Kentucky with Doosan’s new and performance-driven equipment, leading finance solutions and our dedicated parts & service support.” – Farrukh Ghani

    Please join us in welcoming the dealer principal Christopher Dove, and his associates, to our Doosan Dealer network. 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 in the state of Kentucky:

    Boone, Kenton, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Pendleton, Bracken, Carroll, Owen, Harrison, Robertson, Franklin, Scott, Bourbon, Nicholas, Montgomery, Clark, Fayette, Woodford, Anderson, Jessamine, Mercer, Madison

     Counties in the state of Indiana:

    Dearborn, Ohio, Switzerland

     Counties in the state of Ohio:

    Hamilton, Clermont    

    DOOSAN – CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF FORKLIFT MANUFACTURING

    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.