Fork-Co USA Sales acquires Unit Load Handling Systems and Trading PointFriday, January 8, 2016
FORK-CO USA SALES, LLC, of Friendswood, Texas, USA announces its acquisition of 100%
of the stock of UNIT LOAD HANDLING SYSTEMS, INC. , and of TRADING POINT, LLC.
Fork-Co USA supplies standard ITA/FEM forklift forks, manufactures custom forks and
designs and builds forklift attachments.
The new president of Fork-Co USA is Brian Scally, formerly president of Unit Load Handling. Scally has 48 years experience in the forklift attachment industry. He founded Unit Load Handling in 2001. Scally states with confidence , “These acquisitions make the company a more complete, well rounded attachment, forks and accessories supplier to the lift truck marketplace. The growth of all the companies in the past several years, the building of a strong product quality and customer service reputation, have worked hand-in-hand to make this growth possible. We intend to become a more valuable supplier to our customers.”
The Unit Load Handling brand will continue under Fork-Co. Unit Load’s USA –made
products include heavy duty fork positioners, fork spreader frames, custom carriages,
rotators, stone slab bundle extractors, pipe hold-down clamps, log grapples, coil rams,
carpet poles, lateral clamps, load inverters load transfers and custom designed clamps and attachments.
Operating staff of Trading Point will be assumed by Fork-Co USA under the new structure. Trading Point manufactures aftermarket plastic bearings and slides for sideshifters and clamps , fork extensions and heavy duty sleeve forks, fork-mounted attachments , and supplies panoramic rear view mirrors. Fork-Co USA Sales, LLC manufactures its products at its factory in Alvin, Texas, USA.