February 14, 2019



LEXINGTON, KY – February 14, 2019 – CLARK Material Handling Company, a global leader in the material handling industry, is proud to announce the 2019 recipients of the Dealer of Excellence award. The Dealer of Excellence recipients represent the top performing CLARK dealers from the U.S., Mexico and Canada. This group achieved great success in servicing CLARK customers in their respective geographic areas throughout 2018.


- Big River Equipment Company, Inc. - J.M. Equipment Company, Inc.
- Burke Handling Systems, Inc. - Lift Parts Service, LLC
- Continental Lift Truck, Inc. - Material Handling, Inc.
- Empire Forklift, Inc. - MS Equipment Sales, Inc.
- Equipment Depot Ltd. - Texas - National Lift of Arkansas, Inc.
- Erie Industrial Trucks, Inc. - Silver State Forklift, Inc.
- Forklifts of Minnesota, Inc. - The Lilly Company
- Forklifts of St. Louis, Inc. - Tri-Lift NC, Inc.
- Fraza - Welch Equipment Company, Inc.


Within this select group, five dealers distinguished themselves and qualified as candidates for 2019 CLARK Dealer of the Year balloting. Those dealers are Continental Lift Truck, Equipment Depot Ltd. – Texas, Forklifts of Minnesota, Material Handling, Inc. and Welch Equipment. After balloting by CLARK employees, the winner of Dealer of the Year will be announced during a ceremony March 5th. Following the ceremony in Lexington, President & CEO, Dennis Lawrence will visit the winning dealership to hold a private ceremony.


About CLARK Material Handling Company

An industry leader since it invented the first material handling truck in 1917, CLARK has built more than one million forklifts in its 100-year history. CLARK supplies a full line of electric and internal combustion forklifts, manual pallet jacks, powered pallet jacks, narrow aisle forklifts and genuine CLARK aftermarket parts.

For additional information on CLARK, its products or to locate a dealers, visit us at www.clarkmhc.com or call toll free (866)-252-5275.