• Fuchs strengthens distribution coverage in North America with Leslie Equipment Co. and W.I. Clark Co.

    With its headquarters and five locations based in West Virginia, Leslie Equipment Co. will now meet demand for Fuchs equipment throughout the entire state.

    Leslie Equipment Company opened its doors in West Virginia supplying John Deere Construction and Forestry lines to all those with construction and forestry needs. Now over 50 years later, Leslie Equipment Company has opened eight different locations throughout West Virginia and nearby states, employing more than 200 people throughout the territory. The company’s achievements have been recognized by John Deere and various venders with numerous awards for outstanding sales.

    Identifying their need for innovative, quality material handlers, President and Owner of Leslie Equipment Company, John Leslie has said, “We feel that there is a demand in our region for the products offered (by Fuchs), and that we’ll have a successful partnership serving our customer base.” Leslie stressed that after extensive research into the industry, “Leslie Equipment Company feels that Fuchs is a great strategic partner.”

    Fuchs National Account Manager, Anthony W. Laslavic has recognized the capability and industry knowledge of Leslie Equipment Company and stated, “Leslie Equipment Co. has long standing relationships in their region and an extensive knowledge of equipment with expertise in Forestry, Construction and Industrial.” Laslavic added, “Leslie and his team are very committed to their market and have the customers’ and manufactures’ utmost respect”.

    Fuchs is looking forward to working with Leslie Equipment Company and having the opportunity to strengthen the ever-growing portfolio in North America.

    W.I. Clark Company, headquartered in Wallingford, CT will be supporting existing Fuchs owners in Connecticut, Rhode Island and portions of southeastern New York State.

    Founded in 1925, The W.I. Clark Company is a fourth generation family business with a long standing history of offering sales, service, parts and rentals. The company represents a diversified group of manufacturers with products for general construction, landscaping, highways, and scrap and recycling. W.I. Clark will now support existing Fuchs owners in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and the following counties in New York: Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester.

    Fuchs is based in Bad Schönborn, Germany with over 420 employees and continues to lead the way in purpose-built material handling technology. Rick Parks, Vice President & Sales Manager of The W.I. Clark Company has said; “We are excited to represent the leader in material handlers for the scrap and recycling industries”.

    Fuchs is eager to begin working with The W.I. Company and is looking forward to a prosperous future together, supplying demand for Fuchs equipment throughout the territory.

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