Press Release



HOUSTON (January 3, 2018) – Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA) announced
today that it has appointed G&W Equipment, Inc. to represent its three brands (Cat® lift trucks,
Mitsubishi forklift trucks and Jungheinrich® warehouse products) in Georgia. With this change, in
addition to North and South Carolina, where they have operated for years, G&W Equipment
now serves as the sole authorized dealer for all three brands in the state of Georgia.With this territory expansion, G&W Equipment will open three new facilities in Atlanta, Augusta
and Savannah, Georgia, in early 2018, with plans for a fourth facility to open in Southern
Georgia later in the year. The dealership’s existing lift truck operations in Charlotte, Raleigh,
Greensboro, and Greenville, North Carolina, and in Columbia, Greenville, Charleston and
Florence, South Carolina, will remain unchanged.

“G&W Equipment has been a longstanding and reliable partner to MCFA for nearly two
decades,” said John Sneddon, vice president for sales and marketing at MCFA. “Their
experience with our world-class brands and their commitment to total customer satisfaction
allows for a seamless transition into the state of Georgia.”

G&W Equipment was founded in 1963 and has operated under the ownership of the Sabbagh
family since 1988. MCFA has awarded G&W Equipment the prestigious “Five Star Customer
Service” award on numerous occasions, and they are a continuing “Dealer of Excellence”,
having earned the award multiple times over the past 18 years, including the past five
consecutive years.

“Loyal users of Cat lift trucks, Mitsubishi forklift trucks and Jungheinrich warehouse products
can rest assured that the G&W team is well prepared to carry on the longstanding tradition of
excellence and dependability they have come to expect from our products,” said Sneddon.

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About Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA)
Manufacturer of High-Quality Material Handling Equipment
Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA) is a leading manufacturer of high-quality
forklifts and warehouse products in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean.
Based in Houston, Texas, the company distributes three distinct brands – Mitsubishi forklift
trucks, Cat® lift trucks and Jungheinrich® warehouse products – through its extensive dealer
network. All products are backed by industry-leading customer service and superior product
support. For more information about MCFA or any of its brands, visit Mitsubishi Caterpillar
Forklift America
Cat Lift TrucksMitsubishi Forklift Trucks or Jungheinrich Forklifts.

About G&W Equipment, Inc.
Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, G&W Equipment Inc. was founded in 1963 and has been
under current ownership of the Sabbagh family since 1988. In addition to representing MCFA
brands of material handling equipment, G&W specializes in aftermarket replacement parts
support and service for all makes and models of forklifts. With their experienced and well trained
service technician team, G&W places particular emphasis on highly sophisticated systems
installations and fleet management. For more information, visit their website at: