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Toyota Material Handling Dealer Hugg & Hall Equipment Company Acquires Southern Material Handling Company

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COLUMBUS, Ind. (April 7, 2022) – Hugg & Hall Equipment Company, a member of Toyota Material Handling’s industry-leading dealer network, has formally acquired fellow Toyota dealer, Southern Material Handling Company.


Hugg & Hall Equipment Company is a leading industrial and construction equipment provider in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Missouri, and Texas. This acquisition will allow Hugg & Hall to expand its Toyota presence to include the entire state of Oklahoma.


“We are very excited to add eastern Oklahoma to our Toyota territory,” said Robert Hall, Vice President of Hugg & Hall Equipment Company. “Southern Material Handling has had an excellent reputation for many years. We will continue that passion for an unequalled customer experience. The addition of more products and services will add value to our customers, making them even more competitive in their unique industry.”


Hugg & Hall Equipment Company has represented the Toyota brand since 1994, expanding its territory most recently in 2019 to service customers in Louisiana. With their most recent acquisition, Hugg & Hall Equipment will now have a team of over 700 employees and 18 locations across Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Missouri, and Texas.


“We wish Hugg & Hall the best of luck with this exciting business venture, and we’re excited to see what they can accomplish,” said Anne Ewing, Toyota Material Handling Director of Dealer Development. “Hugg & Hall has been a proud Toyota dealer for nearly 30 years, and we look forward to continuing to strengthen our partnership in the future.”


About Toyota Material Handling


Toyota Material Handling offers material handling products and solutions, including forklifts, reach trucks, order pickers, pallet jacks, container handlers, automated guided vehicles, and tow tractors, along with aerial work platforms, fleet management services, and advanced automation engineering and design. Toyota’s commitment to quality, reliability and customer satisfaction, the hallmark of the Toyota Production System, extends throughout more than 230 locations across North America. With access to an industry-leading lineup of material handling products, Toyota dealers are uniquely positioned to help solve wide-ranging challenges in warehousing and distribution. Built for every application, Toyota can provide the most complete set of solutions for material handling, automation, energy, advanced logistics, and warehouse optimization. For more information or to learn more, visit ToyotaForklift.com.

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