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LiuGong Forklift Americas announces SME Forklifts, S.A. de C.V. as new dealer in Mexico City, Mexico

LiuGong Forklift Americas, headquartered in Katy, Texas, is pleased to announce that SME Forklifts, S. A. de C. V.  has joined them as a new dealer in Mexico City, Mexico. SME Forklifts, a privately held company, has six years in the material handling industry and will cover Mexico City and Mexico State, Mexico for LiuGong forklift distribution and service.  SME Forklifts has a developed a reputation for providing quality services and products for the industrial sector and specializes in reducing costs for their material handling customers.  “Our core business at SME Forklifts is working with all size companies to provide solutions at the lowest cost of operation with minimal impact on the environment” stated Oscar Vázquez Flores of SME Forklifts.  “Our commitment is to reduce the emission of the forklifts by using the latest tools and sharing information with our customers to decrease the pollution caused by a lack of proper maintenance.” SME Forklifts’ sales, service and parts departments are dedicated to providing the best solutions for their customers to support their company strategy and see LiuGong as an excellent partner.  “Our customers are very interested in the LiuGong products and we feel that LiuGong fits perfectly with SME’s goal of reducing costs for our customers” noted Oscar.  SME Forklifts are already promoting the LiuGong forklifts to steel and construction companies which use large capacity lift trucks in challenging applications. SME Forklifts will feature the entire line of LiuGong forklifts which includes six battery powered models and 15 internal combustion models powered by diesel or propane fueled engines.  Capacity ranges from 1.5 tons to 16.0 tons in two distinct product lines.  The “Advanced Series” models focus on operator ergonomics and performance to offer a better value than other global competitive brands.  The “Basic Series” targets price conscious customers who prefer a simple, reliable lift truck at a great price.  All models are supported by LiuGong’s superior parts and service support network. LiuGong Forklift Americas operates within LiuGong Construction Machinery N.A. LLC which is a subsidiary of Guangxi LiuGong Machinery Co. Ltd.  Founded in 1958 in Liuzhou, China, LiuGong began trading on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in 1993 as a publicly held company. LiuGong is known for producing construction and material handling equipment that is easy to own and easy to operate, and features technologies with well proven reliability.  LiuGong products therefore provide a great deal of value for the price, and are easy to maintain, even in rigorous and isolated environments. The company supports its global product lines with a rapidly-growing, worldwide network of more than 380 dealers across six continents in over 115 countries. The firm employs over 14,000 including more than 1,000 R&D engineers and operates 24 manufacturing facilities. Supporting the dealer network are 10 regional offices with sales, marketing and service support, coupled with 10 parts depots located strategically throughout the world, which ensure rapid replacement of parts and servicing of equipment.