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Clark Material Handling Company

Lexington, KY (August 2, 2016) – CLARK Material Handling Company today announced it has appointed J.M. Equipment as an authorized distributor of CLARK products in the metropolitan markets of Fresno, Bakersfield, Santa Maria and Merced, California. J.M. Equipment, who is celebrating 80 years of material handling leadership this October, becomes CLARK’s regional provider for sales, service and aftermarket parts. J.M. Equipment is a full service forklift dealer featuring robust new equipment and customer service sales (CSS) departments, an extensive rental fleet, factory supported service and parts departments as well as a full offering of allied products.
“With the J.M. Equipment team joining the CLARK family of authorized dealers we add an energetic, mature and proven team to our distribution line-up,” commented Scott Johnson, Vice President, Dealer Services, CLARK Material Handling Company. “The staff at J.M. Equipment are well positioned to offer existing CLARK users outstanding care and support for their current fleets. CLARK and J.M. Equipment will be utilizing a wide range of tools to implement sales, marketing, and product strategies to ensure current CLARK users and prospects fully comprehend the strengths of our two companies. J.M. knows these markets intimately; their name is synonymous with forklifts. We believe our end-user customers are going to be very pleased with this appointment.”
“We are very excited at J.M. Equipment to represent the CLARK product line as part of our material handling arsenal and to expand into new territory. Our team is ready to reach out to the customer base and provide quality parts, service, rentals and sales,” says Audie Burgan, President, J.M. Equipment Company, Inc.
J.M. Equipment will support its CLARK new equipment, aftermarket parts and service efforts out of its facilities located in Fresno and Merced, California. The primary contact is Audie Burgan, President. J.M. Equipment may be found on the web at or by calling 877-563-5438.
About J.M. Equipment Company, Inc.
J.M. Equipment Company is Northern California’s most well-known, nationally respected Farm Equipment and Material Handling Dealership. With multiple locations and nearly 80 years in business, the company works daily to meet the needs of our growing customer base.
About CLARK Material Handling Company
CLARK Material Handling Company is a privately held global company and has built more than one million forklifts across its history since the production of the first gasoline-powered material handling truck in 1917. CLARK supplies a full range of internal combustion and electric trucks and parts which are distributed through its global network of more than 550 dealers. For additional information on CLARK, its products, or to locate a dealer visit or call toll free (866) 252-5275.


For more information please contact:

Steve Adriance
Clark Material Handling Company
859-422-6400 (w), 859-422-7408 (f)
700 Enterprise Drive, Lexington, KY 40510

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