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Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc. Expands to Become Hyster® Dealer

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (October 5, 2015) – Hyster Company, a leading world-wide lift truck designer and manufacturer, announced today the addition of Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc. to its network of leading independent Hyster® dealers, effective October 3, 2015.

Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc., a recognized premier lift truck service provider with over 40 years of dedicated materials handling experience and equipment service, is now the authorized and exclusive dealer of Hyster® lift trucks, parts and service in certain areas of Delaware, Maryland (Cecil County only), New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

“We are excited that Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc. is now a Hyster dealer, and are extremely confident in their commitment and capabilities,” said Bob Sattler, Vice President of Dealer Development. “Their dedication to excellence and record of performance in the materials handling industry, should quickly translate into success as a Hyster® dealer. This expansion is an example of how our network of valued and experienced independent dealers keeps getting stronger – an invaluable resource for Hyster customers to get what they need, when they need it.”

About Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc.  
With more than 700 employees at 15 locations, Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc. (www.easternlifttruck.com) has the staff and support to provide parts, service, fleet management, rental equipment, sales, warehouse products and training expertise throughout the mid-Atlantic region. The company’s overall territory includes Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Southern New York, Northern Virginia, Central and Eastern Pennsylvania, Washington DC and the panhandle of West Virginia. Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc. is a proud supplier of parts, equipment and service to the government at the federal, state and local levels. The company was founded in 1971, by John Pruitt, and has been built on the idea that providing superior customer service comes first.

About Hyster Company
Based in Greenville, N.C., Hyster Company (www.hyster.com) is a leading world-wide lift truck designer and manufacturer. Hyster Company offers 130 lift truck models configured for gasoline, LPG, diesel and electric power, with one of the widest capacity ranges in the industry — from 2,000 to 105,000 lbs. Supported by one of the industry’s largest and most experienced dealer networks, Hyster Company builds tough, durable lift trucks that deliver high productivity, low total cost of ownership, easy serviceability and advanced ergonomic features; accompanied by outstanding parts, service and training support.

Hyster Company is part of NACCO Materials Handling Group (NMHG), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (NYSE:HY). Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc., headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, and its subsidiaries employ approximately 5,500 people world-wide.

Hyster is a registered trademarks of NMHG.