NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. (NMHG), the parent company of Hyster Company and Yale Materials Handling Corporation, hosted Illinois Congressman John Shimkus for a tour of its facility in Danville, Illinois on August 26, 2014.
“We felt it was important for the congressman to experience first-hand the company’s leadership and emphasize our commitment to manufacturing excellence,” said Paul Laroia, VP, aftermarket. “NMHG is a leader in the lift truck industry and its presence in the Danville community has an immense influence on its economic potential. By showcasing the company’s importance, we believe the congressman understands the role we play in this tight-knit community.”
The Danville facility is NMHG’s Americas parts distribution center and currently employs 213 local citizens.
A world leader in the lift truck industry, NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. (NMHG) designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally primarily under the Hyster® and Yale® brand names. NMHG is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (NYSE:HY). Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. and its subsidiaries, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, employ approximately 5,100 people worldwide.