BYD Material Handling announced a dealership agreement with Material Handling Inc. (MHI) that will expand its presence into the Knoxville, Tennessee market.
“BYD has a unique solution with a vertically designed, all-in-one truck, lithium-ion battery, and charger package,” said Mike Sain, president of MHI. “MHI is honored to represent BYD in the Knoxville market and we look forward to making our customers business better by providing the outstanding BYD product and support.”
MHI has service vans operating daily out of six branch locations: Gainesville and Dalton, Georgia, Nashville, Knoxville, and Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Bowling Green, Kentucky.
“This technology will improve their production and help their bottom line,” said Terry Rains, director of BYD North America's Forklift Division. “Material Handling Inc. is an ideal partner for BYD, bringing a strong focus on customer service and decades of industry experience.”
BYD’s material handling equipment delivers a single battery, multishift solution. BYD forklifts can last for up to 15-plus hours.
BYD offers a 110v, 15-amp plug-in charger to recharge its Iron Phosphate batteries.
MHI is a supplier of material handling and forklift solutions, warehouse products and repair, and maintenance services for North Georgia, Middle Tennessee, East Tennessee, and Southern Kentucky.
BYD is an electric vehicle company that provides technology for cars, buses, trucks, forklifts, and rail systems.