Briggs Equipment UK Ltd, a leading materials handling specialist, has today announced the acquisition of Barloworld Handling UK assets.
Briggs is now the exclusive UK dealer for Hyster products and takes responsibility for sales and service of both the Hyster and Yale brand of lift trucks in the UK.
Demonstrating Briggs’ clear commitment to growth, this acquisition positions the company with the largest, multi-skilled mobile engineering workforce in the UK.
Richard Close, CEO for Briggs Equipment UK, said: “We are excited to have the addition of the Hyster brand which will expand our footprint and product offering in the UK. This strategic growth brings more opportunities for our employees and an enhanced service to our customers, with greater product solutions and quicker response times.”
Briggs Equipment UK Ltd, a Sammons Enterprises Inc. company, is a subsidiary of Briggs International. Briggs International has dealerships of Yale and Hyster products across the southern United States and in Mexico. Both Hyster Company and Yale Materials Handling Corporation are operating divisions of NACCO Materials Handling Group.
“Today’s announcement builds on our recent USA acquisition and we are delighted to expand our customer solutions through a more diversified portfolio.” said Dave Bratton, CEO of Sammons Enterprises Inc.
Ralf Mock MD EMEA NACCO Materials Handling Group added: “The addition of the Hyster brand combined with Briggs’ sales, service and materials handling expertise will undoubtedly deliver unrivalled service excellence with award winning products, delivered by passionate industry experts.”
Continued Richard: “This is really positive news. The Yale and Hyster brands will remain, with growth and investment across both brands and we are looking forward to the prospect of expanding our coverage and service offering for the benefit of customers and staff alike. Our vision is to transform the materials handling industry through customer led solutions.”
For more information on Briggs Equipment visit www.briggsequipment.co.uk
Sep 13, 2020 Comments Off on New central warehouse: Norway’s largest furniture chain using Jungheinrich automation solution
Sep 13, 2020 Comments Off on Visusafe flexi-delineators from visual communications specialist Beaverswood
Sep 13, 2020 Comments Off on Efficient and safe omni-channel picking
May 13, 2018 Comments Off on Yale Europe Materials Handling expands tow tractor range
May 11, 2018 Comments Off on How will Brexit affect the Supply Chain & Logistics Industries?
May 07, 2018 Comments Off on Combilift sets benchmark for mass customisation with new €50m production plant
Sep 13, 2020 Comments Off on Hyster Europe expands its range of electric counterbalance lift trucksHyster Europe has extended its range of electric counterbalance lift trucks with the introduction of nine new three- and four-wheel forklift models for lifts up to 3.5 tonnes. The Hyster...
Aug 09, 2020 Comments Off on Linde Training Solutions – Well Trained Without Fail
Aug 03, 2020 Comments Off on Warehouse Strategy, Design & Operation for a Post-Covid-19 World
Jul 12, 2020 Comments Off on How to safely buy a used ATEX forklift
Jun 25, 2020 Comments Off on BYD Forklifts appoints UK & Ireland Country Manager
Jul 12, 2020 Comments Off on How to safely buy a used ATEX forkliftPre-owned explosion proof lift trucks can be useful additions to potentially explosive operations, but how do you know they are safe and are they dangerous? Darren Boiling from safety...
May 31, 2020 Comments Off on A-SAFE launches new hygiene partition for industrial facilities
Mar 25, 2020 Comments Off on Hospitality casualties could join warehousing workforce says UKWA
Mar 08, 2020 Comments Off on New Visusafe range from Beaverswood offers improved levels of workplace safety & protection
Dec 01, 2019 Comments Off on Driver awareness with benefits of the Hyster Fortens lift truck