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Hyster-Yale Group announces dealer transition in Florida and Georgia Sales and Service Territories

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Hyster-Yale Group is pleased to announce that Briggs Equipment US (Briggs Equipment), a Sammons Enterprises, Inc. company, has acquired substantially all of the assets from and assumed certain liabilities of MacKinnon Equipment & Services (MacKinnon). The acquisition expands the presence of Briggs Equipment’s Yale® business in Florida and Georgia. MacKinnon Equipment & Services will continue as a DBA of Briggs Equipment, and will continue operating with virtually no changes expected. The transaction was completed before close of business on June 30, 2017.

The acquisition will allow Briggs Equipment and MacKinnon to maintain the highest levels of customer satisfaction through continued investment and focus on equipment sales, parts availability, rental fleet capabilities, and service excellence. The acquisition adds five branches to the Briggs Equipment footprint including four locations in Florida and one in Georgia. For over 35 years, MacKinnon Equipment has successfully represented the Yale® brand, receiving the Yale® Dealer of Excellence Award on twenty occasions, demonstrating their commitment to excellence and outstanding performance.

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