SUMMERVILLE, SC – KION North America announces territory expansion with dealer partner Granite Industrial Trucks, LLC, recently acquired by parent company BMH Equipment LLC. Granite Industrial Trucks, LLC’s expanded territory covers central Massachusetts and Rhode Island, including a new location in their established Massachusetts territory. Granite Industrial Trucks, LLC currently serves areas throughout New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine and is authorized to sell and service KION North America’s entire portfolio of Linde Material Handling and Baoli brands.

“We are proud of our partnership with Granite Industrial Trucks, LLC and their expansion into the Northeast,” said Rick Schiel, Director of Distribution Management. “This organization has a long history of being a trusted material handling resource for its customer’s needs. We are excited about this opportunity, including establishing a new location to support this growth while providing a portfolio of exceptional solutions for its customers.”

Granite Industrial Trucks, LLC has over 45 years of experience in the material handling industry and continues to offer dependable new and used forklift sales, rentals, and maintenance for its customers. That commitment has earned Granite Industrial Trucks the reputation of a trusted source for customizing solutions for each customer’s specific needs.

“We are excited to expand our relationship with KION North America and look forward to bringing the entire portfolio of the Linde Material Handling and Baoli brands to customers in Massachusetts and Rhode Island,” said James Wiese, President of BMH Equipment LLC.

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KION North America Corporation

Headquartered in Summerville, S.C., KION North America Corporation is a member of the KION Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial trucks. Their brand companies, Linde Material Handling and Baoli, serve the specific industrial truck requirements of the US, Canadian and Mexican markets with a broad and complementary product portfolio. KION North America produces material handling equipment known for its innovative technologies, reduced energy consumption, and low operating costs. KION North America also works closely with its sister company, Dematic, a global leader in automated material handling that provides a broad range of intelligent supply chain and automation solutions.

BMH Equipment LLC

BMH Equipment LLC (“BMH”), formerly known as The Cavanaugh Company, is headquartered in Washington, DC and acquires and operates material handling equipment dealerships throughout the Midwest, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. BMH is one of the fastest growing companies in the material handling space, having grown 732% year-over-year in 2022. The company’s product lines span the entire warehouse from pallet rack to forklifts and conveyors. Their goal is to enable manufacturers, distributors and logistics providers to get what they need where they need it in the most efficient manner possible. For more information, visit


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