NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Material Handling Resources (MHR), a leading provider of warehouse and industrial equipment rentals and sales in the Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky region, announced today that it has added Hyundai to its impressive lineup of manufacturers it represents. MHR currently represents multiple brands of forklifts and forklift equipment such as Komatsu, Big Joe and Cascade.
"Rick and his team at MHR will open a market to Hyundai Construction Equipment that we have been interested in for a long time," said Chuck Leone, Corporate Vice President - Forklift Division of Hyundai Construction Equipment. "We are excited about the possibilities in the Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky region – and MHR is the right team to help achieve our goals."
"We're thrilled to be representing Hyundai in the Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky marketplace," said Rick Thurston, Director of MHR. "Hyundai is a brand that is well known for its reliability. This addition will be an asset to MHR and our customers."
Hyundai Construction Equipment was added to the Hyundai brand in 1985, and includes a line of forklifts and other heavy machinery. Hyundai manufactures over 96 models serving 477 local distributors in 110 countries. Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky was an underserved market and will now be represented by MHR.
MHR specializes in new and used forklift sales, material handling supply sales, service, rental, training and parts. The addition of Hyundai to their managed brands adds leverage to their existing brand power in the region.
About Hyundai Construction Equipment
Hyundai Construction Equipment is part of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea, founded in 1947. Hyundai entered Heavy Industry market in 1972 building ships and added oil platform is 1982. In 1985 Hyundai Construction Equipment was added, which includes a forklift line. Hyundai Construction Equipment manufactures over 96 models serving 477 local distributors in 110 countries. www.hceamericas.com
Materials Handling Resources has been the leader in the Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky industrial equipment rental and parts provider since 1997. MHR specializes in new and used forklift sales, material handling supply sales, service, rental, training and parts. Some of the brands MHR represents are Hyundai, Big Joe, and Komatsu. www.mhrweb.com
SOURCE Material Handling Resources