Wolter Group LLC Strengthens Material Handling Solutions by Acquiring Bohnert Equipment Company and Expands in Kentucky

Wolter Group LLC announces it has acquired Bohnert Equipment Company. The acquisition complements the Wolter Group family of companies, and further develops the Company’s position as an industry leader in material handling, storage and engineered solutions.

Bohnert Equipment Company offers mobile equipment such as forklifts from KION North America’s Linde product line, Rico and Cascade, aerial lifts and personnel carriers, as well as engineered solutions such as conveyors, cranes, hoists and pallet racking. The acquired company built its reputation on providing superior material handling solutions since 1934 throughout the Kentucky market.

The acquisition is part of Wolter Group’s strategy to grow as the premier provider with a complete offering of material handling, storage and engineered solutions. Together with previous acquisitions throughout the Midwest, Bohnert Equipment Company complements the full solution offering and continues the expansion of Wolter Group LLC’s Midwest footprint.

“Bohnert Equipment Company’s comprehensive systems offering and expertise, along with its dedicated customer base is a natural extension to the Wolter Group family of companies,” said Jerry Weidmann, President of Wolter Group LLC. “We’re proud of what they’ve achieved over the years and look forward to providing the additional resources and support to grow the Company to the next level.”

“Bohnert Equipment Company is proud to be a part of Wolter Group LLC, as they value the relationships we’ve built with manufacturing partners and with our customers. We’re excited to see where the Company will go next in providing new and innovative material handling equipment and solutions,” said David Graeser, President of Bohnert Equipment Co.

About Wolter Group LLC-  a family-owned and operated group of companies consisting of Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp., Illinois Material Handling, Kensar Equipment Company, Wolter Power Systems, Fleet Services and Ellis Systems. Through these businesses, the Wolter Group provides parts, rentals, service, and training as well as new and used sales of forklifts, aerial lifts, industrial utility vehicles, industrial engines & generators, pallet rack systems, automated material handling solutions as well as fleet management services. The Wolter Group has a highly trained staff of over 400 employees with an average tenure of 14 years of service who take pride in delivering superior service to over 15,000 customers. Visit: woltergroupllc.com or contact: kristin.lelewicz@woltergroupllc.com

About Bohnert Equipment Company – A full service material handling dealer providing service, parts, training, sales and rentals of new and used forklifts, aerial lifts, personnel carriers, cranes, hoists and other engineered solutions throughout Kentucky. http://www.bohnert.com

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