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DM Forklifts joins Cat Compact network

12 Oct 12 DM Forklifts has joined the Caterpillar Compact subdealer network, covering the Aberdeen area.

Derek Meston (left), John Tierney, Kenny Esslemont
Derek Meston (left), John Tierney, Kenny Esslemont

It is the seventh Caterpillar Compact dealer network appointed by master distributor Finning.

DM Forklifts is based in Stonehaven, south of Aberdeen, and specialise in the sales, service and hire of telescopic handlers and industrial forklifts. It has a hire fleet of more than 75 telehandlers and access platforms.

It will now also offer Caterpillar mini excavators, skid steer loaders, compact track and multi terrain loaders and utility compactors, as well as telehandlers.

Boss Derek Meston said: “We went for the dealership with Finning as the Cat compact range of machines fitted with our existing company focus of supplying good quality equipment at a competitive price. The appointment is an important step forward for us at DM Forklifts, as it will give us a quality range of products to sell and hire to new and existing customers.”

Finning Cat Compact Dealer manager John Tierney said: “DM Forklifts is situated in a key area for us and will give us greater coverage in Scotland. The deal is an exciting prospect as they have excellent sales and outstanding service capability, which really fits with our aims to increase our offering to the customer with a local approach and quality throughout our dealers.”

L to R Derek Meston, John Tierney, Kenny Esslemont

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