Kalmar appoints new local distributor


Industrial handling products supplier Cargotec selects Pacific Materials Handling as its new distributor in Australia for Kalmar

Kalmar appoints new local distributor
Kalmar appoints new local distributor

June 17, 2011

Industrial handling products supplier Cargotec Australia has selected Pacific Materials Handling as its new distributor for Kalmar fork trucks and reachstackers.

Cargotec Australia Vice President Peter McLean says Kalmar machines need a heavyweight player like Pacific Materials Handling committed to delivering the highest standard of service and support.

"This is a significant advance for Kalmar in Australia," McLean says.

Currently employing more than 80 people across Australia and New Zealand, Pacific Materials Handling has over 25 years experience in the industry.

Pacific Materials Handling Principal David Hetherington says the company also has a strong aftermarket service bias, offering comprehensive after sales back up.

"With many years of experience in heavy lift equipment, we know what it takes to get the job done and that the key to our future success will be our continued focus on service and aftermarket support," Hetherington says.

"We pride ourselves on our ability to respond to a range of customer requirements, whether it’s rental, sales, trade-ins or servicing.

"Our company is flexible enough to deliver a range of solutions," he adds. "We’re delighted to be associated with Cargotec and Kalmar. The Kalmar name is a world brand and it’s a great opportunity for us."

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