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Lift Depot Ltd. Acquired By Leavitt Machinery

Lift Depot Ltd., has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Leavitt Machinery based in Surrey, British Columbia. The transaction will close March 31st 2019. Lift Depot, who celebrated their 20th year in business in 2018, continues to experience tremendous growth year after year. The acquisition by Leavitt Machinery, one of North America’s largest material handling equipment dealers, will strengthen Lift Depot’s resources to enable strategic growth and expansion within Ontario.

Lift Depot Founder and President Rob Daniel said “Our ever-expanding loyal customer base continues to grow beyond the borders of our existing four full service branch locations in Windsor, London, Stratford and Cambridge ON. Joining forces with one of North America’s largest forklift dealers, Leavitt Machinery will bring added strength and resources to allow for our strategic growth plans for Ontario.”

Leavitt Machinery President, Tom Leavitt said, “Our executive team is excited to have Lift Depot join Leavitt Machinery and build on a solid presence in the Ontario marketplace. Lift Depot is well-known in the industry for having a great reputation with customers and vendors alike and a hard-working dedicated team of people throughout their four branches. We are going to plug some resources into key areas of their business that will enable them to continue to strengthen their position in the market. Our companies share similar values, work ethic and understand the importance of customer service.”

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