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Wolter Group Expands Illinois Material Handling Sales Team

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Wolter Group LLC, announced the appointment of Dawn Tippit as Account Manager for its Illinois Material Handling facility, a member of the Wolter Group of companies.

Tippit has over 10 years of solid experience in the industrial machinery field. Her career began as a Sales Manager selling aftermarket parts for asphalt pavers, dozers, excavators and skid steers. Tippit further expanded her experience by moving into the field of capital equipment where she sold TCM and Hyundai forklifts in the Northwest Chicago area. Most recently she served as a rental professional for varied categories of machinery including backhoes, cranes, scissor lifts, sweepers and scrubbers. “This extensive and varied industry background makes Tippit an excellent addition to the Illinois Material Handling Sales Team,” said Jerry Weidmann, president of Wolter Group. She has a proven track record of assessing the needs of each customer and providing the correct equipment solution to meet or exceed their requirements. Her work ethic complements our Mission Statement: “To enable our customers’ success through value-added solutions, supported by superior service and quality products, professionally delivered with the sense of urgency,” stated Weidmann.

Tippit is a long time resident of Elk Grove and currently lives with her two sons in the area.

Illinois Material Handling is part of the material handling arm of the Wolter Group, which includes Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp., and Wolter Material Handling. The Wolter Group delivers superior service to over 15,000 customers in its three-state service area. The cornerstone of Wolter Group’s success is its highly trained staff of over 330 employees with an average tenure of 16 years of service.

The Wolter Group operates one of the nation’s largest material handling distributors, Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp. Due to this internal company relationship, Illinois Material Handling offers the deep resources of Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp. to service northern Illinois’ two locations: Elk Grove Village and Rockford.

Illinois Material Handling is a distributor for Hyundai, Komatsu, Marriotti, Big Joe, Genie, JLG, Lift King, Lowry, Noble and PowerBoss.

Other Wolter Group companies include Wolter Power Systems (, which specializes in new industrial engines and generator sales, service and parts; Wolter Material Handling (, offering new and used sales, parts, service and rentals of lift trucks and construction equipment in western Wisconsin; Contractor Equipment Services (, which offers new and used sales, service, parts and rentals of construction and aerial equipment, and sweepers and scrubbers; Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp. (, a full service material handling distributor and Fleet Services (, which offers ways to improve fleet performance to reduce the cost of materials handling.

For more information, contact Kristin Carey at Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp.; Phone 262-781-8011 X3145, Fax: 262-783-0729; e-mail:

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