Kalmar recently welcomed Hawthorne Machinery Company into their network of dealers. Hawthorne will take over existing territory in California while also expanding into western island territories. Hawthorne Machinery Company will represent Kalmar in forklift and container handling equipment in Pago Pago, American Samoa, Chula Vista, California, Escondido, California, Lakeside, California, Oceanside, California, San Diego, California, Tamuning, Guam, Hilo, Hawaii, Kahului, Hawaii, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, Lihue, Hawaii, and Waipahu, Hawaii.

"Hawthorne Machinery Company is excited to have the opportunity to partner with Kalmar USA. At Hawthorne, we are always looking for opportunities to expand our current offerings to customers and entry into additional industries. This partnership allows us to offer additional reliable and high performance solutions in an ever changing environment," states Chandra Ramamoorthy, Vice President at Hawthorne Machinery Company.

"Kalmar is very excited to have coverage in San Diego, Hawaii, and other Pacific islands where we've never had a presence. Hawthorne is a very professional organization and will be a great culture fit for representing Kalmar counterbalance products," states Jason Murnane, Vice President - Solution Sales, Counterbalanced Equipment at Kalmar USA.

These enhancements to the Kalmar dealer body will broaden Kalmar’s global reach and customer access to our superior products. We look forward to serving our customer needs in these markets, as we continue to grow and expand Kalmar business across North America. Our dealers are the key to our success in North America both before and after the initial sale. Through this dealer expansion, our customers will continue to receive exceptional support throughout the life of their Kalmar equipment.