Alta Lift Truck Services Aquires Vans Industrial

Alta Lift Truck Services, Inc., Wixom, MI announced today that is has aqcuired the assetts of Vans Industrial Equipment, Wyoming, MI.
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Oct. 15, 2008 - PRLog -- Wyoming, MI;  Alta Lift Truck Services, Inc. and Vans Industrial Equipment today announced that the companies have signed a definitive agreement under which Alta will acquire the assets of Vans Industrial Equipment.    The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
“Vans has a solid reputation based on years of high quality service and dedication to its customers,” said Robert Kohler, executive vice president of sales and marketing at Alta.  “We are pleased to acquire a company with such high performance standards and dedicated employees.”
Vans Industrial Equipment, located in Wyoming, was established in 1931 and is a premier supplier and service provider for industrial equipment.  Under the agreement, Alta will retain the majority of Vans employees and assets.  
“As a leader in the materials handling industry, Alta brings financial stability to the family at Vans.  Under this acquisition, Vans’ customers can expect the same high caliber service they have always received, along with the stability of a company that will be around for a very long time,” said Art Kasik, chief operations officer with Alta.
About Alta:  Alta Lift Truck Services was founded in 1984 by President Steven Greenawalt, and has nine Michigan Locations, including branches in Kentwood, Muskegon and Zeeland.  Alta contributes their success to their three key strengths; great people, quality products, and local, state of the art facilities.  Along with providing new, used, and rental lift trucks to Michigan companies, Alta also distributes and services tuggers, walkie trucks, personnel carriers, trailers, racking systems, wire partitions, mezzanine solutions, modular building systems, ergonomic solutions and more.  Their one source philosophy has brought Alta to the top of the industry and enables them to offer other solutions including training, maintenance, parts and service.  
Alta recently received the highest honors of “Dealer of Excellence” from both Yale Material Handling and Combilift.  Alta has received this honor from Yale 7 times.  Alta can be found on the web at

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Alta Lift Truck Services, Inc is Michigans premier material handling solutions provider. With 9 branches located throughout Michigan, and a diverse product line, Alta is proud to be regarded in the top of their industry.
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