London, Ontario, Canada (March 31st 2019): Lift Depot Ltd., has been acquired by Leavitt Machinery based in Surrey, British Columbia. Lift Depot, who celebrated their 20th year in business in 2019, continues to experience tremendous growth year after year. The acquisition by Leavitt Machinery, one of North America's largest material handling equipment dealers, will strengthen Lift Depot's resources to enable strategic growth and expansion past the four branches in Cambridge, London, Stratford, and Windsor Ontario.
Lift Depot Founder and President Rob Daniel said “Our ever-expanding loyal customer base continues to grow beyond the borders of our existing four full service branch locations in Windsor, London, Stratford and Cambridge ON. Joining forces with one of North America’s largest forklift dealers, Leavitt Machinery will bring added strength and resources to allow for our strategic growth plans for Ontario.
Leavitt Machinery President, Tom Leavitt said, “Our executive team is excited to have Lift Depot join Leavitt Machinery and build on a solid presence in the Ontario marketplace. Lift Depot is well-known in the industry for having a great reputation with customers and vendors alike and a hard-working dedicated team of people throughout their four branches. We are going to plug some resources into key areas of their business that will enable them to continue to strengthen their position in the market. Our companies share similar values, work ethic and understand the importance of customer service.”
About Lift Depot Ltd.
Based in London ON, Lift Depot Ltd. provides materials handling equipment sales, rentals, parts, service, maintenance programs and operator training to a diverse customer base including automotive, logistics, manufacturing, food and beverage, construction and retail applications. Lift Depot employs more than 65 staff including 35 service technicians, operator trainers, sales and service as well as parts personnel at four branch locations. Lift Depot is an authorized dealer in Ontario for Hyundai and CLARK forklifts, Blue Giant electric pallet trucks and stackers, Motrec personnel carriers, and Skyjack and Genie aerial work platforms and telehandlers.
About Leavitt Machinery
Leavitt Machinery is one of the fastest growing materials handling equipment dealers in North America. With over 30 locations North America wide, including dedicated service branches and training centers, Leavitt Machinery offers new and used equipment sales, short- and long-term rentals, emergency and preventative maintenance, safety training and parts support. Leavitt Machinery provides a wide variety of equipment options and services for every application. The team of dedicated representatives at Leavitt Machinery are constantly striving to provide cost effective and innovative solutions for our clients’ applications.