Johnston Equipment

May 12, 2009 13:05 ET

Johnston Equipment Named Raymond Dealer of Distinction for 2008

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 12, 2009) -

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G.N. Johnston Equipment Co., Ltd. has received the Dealer of Distinction award from The Raymond Corporation for its 2008 performance in service and sales of Raymond® forklift trucks. This is the nineteenth consecutive time Johnston Equipment has earned the reward.

The Dealer of Distinction award is earned by exceeding Raymond's benchmark standards in sales, customer service and retention, and top market share performance. Johnston Equipment is one of just nine Raymond dealers named a Dealer of Distinction this year.

Jim Locker, dealer principal of Johnson Equipment, accepted the award on behalf of all dealership employees at the annual presidential dinner. "We are delighted to receive this award and are determined to continue to exceed Raymond's and our customers' expectations, most especially in these difficult economic times, "said Jim Locker.

Johnston Equipment has been a Raymond Dealer since 1954 and carries the complete line of Raymond narrow aisle materials handling equipment, and provides parts, maintenance and rental equipment throughout Canada.

Johnston Equipment is also Canada's exclusive dealer of BT material handling equipment and Remstar systems including carousels, shuttles and vertical lift modules.

The Johnston Storage Solutions Group is Canada's largest distributor of storage products and services including Metalsistem shelving and offers products through an online shopping web site. The company has branches in 14 locations across Canada.

The Raymond Corporation is a global provider of material handling solutions that improve space utilization and productivity, with lower cost of operation and greater operator acceptance. Raymond offers the iWarehouse™ system, an enterprise fleet management solution for warehouse and distribution center managers to collect and analyze real-time lift truck data to maximize fleet productivity and reduce costs. High-performance, reliable, ergonomically designed Raymond lift trucks range from a full line of manual and electric pallet trucks and walkie stackers to counterbalanced trucks, Reach-Fork® trucks, orderpickers and dual-purpose (pallet handling/case picking) Swing-Reach® trucks.

For more information about Johnston Equipment or The Raymond Corporation, please visit or call 1 (800) 668-5586. To shop storage products online, visit

Above. And beyond. ®, iWarehouse™, Raymond®, Reach-Fork®, and Swing-Reach® are U.S. trademarks of The Raymond Corporation.

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