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2021 Top Performing Dealer Awards Announced

Feb 2022


Thursday February 17, 2022

Hyundai Material Handling Announces Top Performing Dealers for 2021

Hyundai Material Handling (HMH) has announced their Top Performing Forklift Dealers for 2021 representing North America and Canada. These annual awards recognize the dealers who achieved the highest number of unit sales above goal.

As established last year, HMH awards the “Chuck Leone Award” in honor of our longtime leader who unfortunately passed away in January 2021. This award is given annually to the Dealer of the Year.

We are proud to announce that our annual Chuck Leone Award goes to Lone Star Forklift.  Lone Star’s performance was truly incredible from start to finish in 2021.  Lone Star’s pace of new customer orders was unprecedented. They are well deserving of this honor.

This year we are also recognizing the dealer with the Most Improved sales over the prior year. We are naming this new award “The Sherpa Award”. Sherpas are renowned for their climbing skills and expertise while leading others to the top. We are proud to announce that our first winner of the award is, Lift Solutions Inc.

The dealers recognized for their success in 2021 are:

“The 2021 Chuck Leone Award”

Dealer of the Year

Lone Star Forklift

2021 Apex Award

Thompson Lift Truck

2021 Summit Award

Modern Group LTD

2021 Peak Performer

Brennan Equipment Services

Big Lift Material Handling

Carolina Industrial Trucks, Inc.

Herc-U-Lift, Inc.

Leavitt Machinery

M&L Industries, LTD

Midway Industrial Equipment, Inc.

Pacific Material Handling Solutions, Inc.

Select Equipment Sales, Inc.

2021 The Sherpa Award

Lift Solutions, Inc.

 “In another year of challenges, our dealers that achieved this level of success are truly remarkable,” says Lewis Byers, Hyundai Material Handlings EVP/COO. “We are fortunate to have such a dedicated dealer network focused on the Hyundai brand and working so closely with our team. Being selected as one of 13 recognized dealers not only exemplifies the hard work each of these companies brings every day, but it also demonstrates a group of industry professionals who have proven their commitment to the Hyundai Material Handling Brand.” 

Hyundai Material Handling is a global manufacturer of industrial forklifts with North American Headquarters located in Norcross, GA.  Hyundai produces a wide range of Battery, LP and Diesel powered forklifts with lift capacities from 2,200 lbs. to 55,000 lbs.  Electric forklifts are available with lead-acid or lithium-ion battery options, and Hyundai LP and Diesel-powered forklifts are Tier IV Final Certified and CARB Compliant.  Hyundai forklifts are supported by 60 authorized dealers with 160+ servicing locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.