- Jungheinrich Lift Truck Corporation, a world leader in the design and manufacture of industrial trucks, recently presented awards of merit to its top three dealers of 2006.  Using sales volume as its primary selection criteria, John Sneddon, President of Jungheinrich Lift Truck Corporation, singled out the following three dealers at a presentation ceremony which took place on January 9, 2007 during ProMat 2007 in Chicago, IL.


#1 Dealer and winner of the top award, the Golden GabelStapler (Golden Fork Lift) trophy, was J. M. Equipment Co., Inc. of Fresno, California.  Mr. Audie Burgan, President of J. M. Equipment, accepted the trophy on behalf of his dealership.


#2 Dealer was New England Industrial Trucks of Boston, Massachusetts.  The companys vice president of sales, Mr. William D. Leavitt, accepted the award.


#3 Dealer was Montacargas Y Manejo de Materiales S.A. of Mexico City, Mexico.  Mr. Carlos de la Portilla, President of MYMMSA accepted the award on behalf of his dealership.


Mr. Sneddon also singled out ten Elite salesmen of 2006 - salesmen/women at Jungheinrichs 120 plus dealerships throughout North America whose individual sales efforts merited special commendations.


For more information on these awards, contact Jungheinrich Lift Truck Corp., 5701 Eastport Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23231, phone 804-737-6084, fax 804-737-6136, www.jungheinrich-us.com.



About Jungheinrich

Jungheinrich is the world leader in warehouse logistics technology. Founded over fifty years ago, the company has grown from its beginnings as a European manufacturer of materials handling equipment to an international supplier of industrial trucks, warehousing technology and materials-flow products. Today, it is a major supplier of forklift trucks around the globe, and offers a complete range of materials handling equipment, rack systems and services related to manufacturing logistics. Jungheinrichs growth has been due in large part to the high value it has always placed on leading-edge design and technological innovation. This is seen, for example, in the companys proprietary 3-phase AC motor and controller technology, and in a host of productivity and ergonomic enhancements. Jungheinrich has more than 120 strategically-located service support centers and store operations in the U.S., and sales and service companies in countries around the industrialized world.