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Hugg & Hall Equipment Announces Acquisition Of Westquip Inc.
Dealership Strengthened to Provide Full Line of Material Handling Products to Arkansas, Louisiana, East Texas, Southern Missouri, and Oklahoma
Hugg & Hall Equipment Co., one of the largest material handling companies in the Midwest and Mid-South, recently announced the acquisition of Westquip, Inc., an Oklahoma City, Okla.-based full line material handling dealership. As a result of the acquisition, Hugg & Hall Equipment Company now provides material and personnel handling products and services for the needs of industrial and construction markets with 14 locations in five states.
Westquip, a President’s Award-winning Toyota Industrial Equipment dealer for Toyota forklifts in central and western Oklahoma, sells new and used equipment and offers the largest selection of rental forklifts in Oklahoma. Westquip has 25 factory trained service technicians and fully equipped service trucks stocked with parts and tools for all makes of industrial equipment. In addition, Westquip sells forklifts for special applications from other manufacturers, such as Hoist, Sellick, Combilift and Mariotti. The company, founded by Fred Stanley and Bob Gilson, recently celebrated 30 years in business.
“The alliance with Westquip, a leader in Oklahoma material handling, will provide a vital link to better serve our expanding customer base in this region,” said John Hugg, president of Hugg & Hall Equipment Co. “This dealership addition, strengthens Hugg & Hall’s commitment to provide the highest level of customer satisfaction for the markets we serve in Arkansas, Louisiana, East Texas, Southern Missouri – and now Oklahoma.”
Robert Hall, vice president at Hugg & Hall added, “It is exciting to join Westquip, Inc., and we look forward to continuing to enthusiastically supporting our customers’ material handling needs with high-quality products, and services, delivered on time at a fair price.”
“Westquip’s valued customers will see a seamless transfer of quality support,” said Fred Stanley, founder and president of Westquip. “The success and growth of Westquip could not have been possible without the support of our customers and the outstanding, talented and dedicated team of associates who will remain with the dealership. Westquip’s pursuit of excellence in products, leadership, and customer service will continue through Hugg & Hall Equipment Company.”
About Hugg & Hall Equipment Company
Hugg & Hall Equipment Company, headquartered in Little Rock, Ark., family-owned and operated since 1956, is a one of the largest material handling companies in the Midwest and Mid-south. Hugg & Hall is an authorized dealer for Toyota, and Taylor forklifts, as well as other leading manufacturers such as: Volvo, Bobcat, Crown, Genie, SkyJack, JLG, Baldor, GNB, Manitou, Makita, Sullair, Hoist, SkyTrak, Capacity, and Doosan. Hugg & Hall sells new and used equipment, rental equipment and services a comprehensive line of industrial equipment with on hand parts for all makes and models. Hugg & Hall has the largest rental fleet and service center in the region with industry leading prices and a team of 130 trained Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified mechanics. Hugg & Hall cares about helping customers manage their operational expenses, reduce down time and most importantly, increase their return on investment. With more than 14 full service branch locations, Hugg & Hall is committed to being the total equipment solution provider.
For more information, visit www.hugghall.com, call 877-860-7163
Article Date: 2013-01-08
Source: Hugg & Hall Equipment
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