SUMMERVILLE, S.C. — KION North America Corporation announces the appointment of Carson Industries to its dealer network effective immediately.

“Carson Industries has an excellent service and support structure that will benefit our customers in the western North Carolina market,” said Michael Gore, vice president of sales at KION North America.

Carson Industries has served the state of North Carolina since 2004 as a leading material handling equipment dealer for industrial vehicles and machinery. They offer new equipment sales, parts sales, maintenance services, and short- and long-term rentals, in addition to refurbishing and rebuilding equipment.

“The Linde and Baoli lines will allow us to offer our customers the quality that they demand from their equipment. In addition to quality products, KION North America has demonstrated the same dedication to customer service and innovation in the industry that Carson Industries values,” said Duane Wilson, CEO of Carson Industries. “We look forward to this partnership and the exciting opportunities that we will be able to offer our customers.”

Located in Pilot Mountain, North Carolina, the family-owned and operated dealership employs more than 40 service technicians and prides itself on their ability to deliver a high-level of customer service.

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