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Southwest Material Handling Inc. acquires ProCon JCB

Southwest Material Handling Inc. has recently acquired ProCon JCB. Now Southwest JCB and ProCon JCB will operate as Southwest JCB under the parent company Southwest Material Handling Inc.

Kirt Little, CEO and president of Southwest Material Handling Inc., announced Southwest JCB will now operate branches in Commerce City, Colo.; Phoenix; Las Cruces, N.M.; El Paso, Texas; and Las Vegas, Nev. Southwest JCB will be led by former ProCon CEO and owner Nic DiPaulo.

The acquisition of ProCon JCB significantly expands Southwest JCB’s reach into four high-growth western markets. Southwest Material Handling Inc. now has nearly 300 employees operating out of eight facilities across six states.

“I am pleased to now be a part of the Southwest family and am excited about what we can achieve together,” said DiPaulo. “With the support and resources of Southwest, we look forward to significantly enhancing our opportunities to serve our customers.”

“As a leader in both the material handling and construction equipment industries in the western region, ProCon JCB is an ideal fit for Southwest’s growth strategy,” said Little. “ProCon JCB is an award-winning dealer known for providing great customer service and we look forward to continuing that tradition.”

Details of the transaction were not disclosed.