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Toyota Material Handling Announces Merger of Equity Dealers ProLift and Toyota Material Handling Ohio

 TMH Prolift TMH Ohio dealerships merge

Prolift Toyota Material Handling Expands to Provide Full Line of Material Handling Solutions to Northern Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ind. (April 14, 2022) – ProLift Toyota Material Handling and Toyota Material Handling Ohio (TMH Ohio) – two equity-owned dealerships in Toyota’s industry-leading dealer network – formally merged into a single entity earlier this month. ProLift will absorb TMH Ohio’s three locations under their brand.


ProLift Toyota Material Handling is a leading industrial equipment provider in Indiana, Kentucky, and southern Ohio, and Toyota Material Handling Ohio operates in the same capacity in northern Ohio. This merger will allow for an even more consistent customer experience across all three states.


“We are very excited to add northern Ohio to our Toyota territory,” said Chris Frazee, ProLift Toyota Material Handling President. “While our footprint has grown, our customers will work with the same great people who will continue to provide outstanding support. Additional products and services will add value to our customers, making them even more competitive in their unique industry.”


ProLift has represented the Toyota brand since 1983, and TMH Ohio had represented Toyota since 1978. With this merger, ProLift Toyota Material Handling will now have a team of over 600 employees and 11 locations across Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio.


“This is an exciting announcement for our companies and for our customers,” said Anne EwingToyota Material Handling Director of Dealer Development. “ProLift and TMH Ohio have been successful Toyota dealers for nearly 40 years, and we look forward to seeing them come together to best serve our valued customers in Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio.”


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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