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Eastern Lift Truck Co. Appointed Premier North American Distribution and Service Partner for MAFI Equipment

By: Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc. February 06, 2019
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For Immediate Release

EASTERN LIFT TRUCK CO., INC. APPOINTED PREMIER NORTH AMERICAN DISTRIBUTION AND SERVICE PARTNER FOR GERMAN-BASED MAFI TRANSPORT-SYSTEMS GmbH
Maple Shade, New Jersey, February 6, 2019

MAFI Transport-Systems GmbH (Tauberbischofsheim, Germany) has signed a dealer agreement with Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc. (Maple Shade, NJ) where Eastern Lift has been appointed as the premier distribution and service partner for MAFI equipment in North America.

Jürgen Thorwarth, Sales Manager MAFI, made the following statement: “MAFI is pleased to announce Eastern Lift Truck Co. as our first North American distribution partner. We believe that Eastern Lift is the perfect company to represent our products. They are established, respected, and future-oriented. Although MAFI has existed for more than 60 years, the U.S. market is new to us. We look forward to serving new customers, who will benefit from the combination of MAFI’s renowned manufacturing quality and Eastern Lift Truck Co’s outstanding sales and customer service.”

Dan Pruitt, President of Eastern Lift Truck Co., agreed: “We are extremely pleased to begin our new alliance with MAFI. We want to offer our customers only the best and most reliable products in the industry and MAFI Terminal Tractors and Trailers certainly fit that description. Our Port, Rail and Intermodal business unit will be focused on providing total customer satisfaction.”

MAFI Transport-Systems GmbH traces its company history to 1957, at which time it focused on the manufacture of specialty draw-bar and low-bed trailers for industry, cargo handling and seaports. In the 1960s, MAFI developed the Roll On / Roll Off (RoRo) system, and set an industry standard for efficient loading and unloading of ships. Today the company employs approximately 400 people and operates a large, state-of-the art production facility in south central Germany.

For more information about MAFI® products, please contact:

Mr. Sydney Eick
Director of Port, Rail & Intermodal Support Services, Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc.
Phone: (856) 229-2368 Email: seick@easternlifttruck.com


Founded in 1971, Eastern Lift Truck Co. is an award-winning, family-owned business with approximately 850 employees located in seven states. The company is widely considered one of the most respected material handling and storage solutions providers in the country.

Media contact:
Mr. Michael Edmonds
Director of Marketing & Business Development, Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc.
Phone: (717) 764-1161 x918 Email: medmonds@easternlifttruck.com

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