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Hoistlift of Florida to open in Fort Myers; 50 new jobs to be added over next two years

August 17, 2015 10:12 AM

The BIG TRUCK experts are coming to The Sunshine State. Fort Myers, Fla. will soon be home to Hoistlift of Florida (HLFL), an 18,000 SF full-service dealership and service center for material handling, construction and agriculture equipment. 

The new location is expected to add approximately 50 new jobs to the area over the next two years to accommodate the increasing activity in the construction and material handling markets in the Florida region. 

HLFL will be an authorized dealer for a variety of equipment brands, including:

  • Hoist Liftruck: A U.S. manufacturer of high-capacity liftrucks ranging from 7 to 57 tons, including the popular Neptune Series marina forklift. From heavy-duty cushion tire and pneumatic forklifts to container handlers and reach stackers, all the lift trucks are 100% made in the USA. 
  • Terex: Efficient, powerful and reliable compact construction equipment that help accomplish any task within budget and on time. From backhoe loaders to site dumpers, mobile excavators to wheel loaders, concrete roller pavers to concrete mixer trucks.
  • Genie: Genie products are used in a wide range of industries on jobsites and in facilities around the world. Their versatile booms, lifts and more are the right choice for many applications, including construction, industrial, warehouse and retail.
  • Tesmec: One of the world leaders in the design, production and supply of high-powered tracked trenchers for linear excavation and surface miners for bulk excavation, which can excavate both in very hard rock and in soil, in permafrost and desert areas.
  • Multiquip: A diverse manufacturer and supplier of world-class quality industrial products and solutions. Products include construction equipment, power generation, rammers, rollers, plate compactors, and other compaction equipment.

HLFL will be operated by Specialized Liftruck Services (SLS), an authorized dealer of Hoist Liftruck. SLS is one of the fastest-growing independent material handling service companies in the U.S. 

Grand Opening on August 21 with a Preview Night on August 20
HLFL is located at 6901 Alico Road in Fort Myers near I-75. A public grand opening and open house at the new facility is scheduled for Friday, August 21, 2015 from 10am – 4pm with a special Preview Night on Thursday, August 20, 2015 from 3-7pm. Both events will feature equipment demos and games, food and drinks, giveaways and special pricing on select equipment! 

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