Santana Equipment Trading Company Hires John Clyde as Lead Technician for Illinois Warehouse

Santana Equipment Trading Company has hired John Clyde as the Lead Technician for its Gurnee, Illinois warehouse. John brings the company several years of maintenance experience and will oversee the inspection, maintenance, and repair of all forklifts sold out of that location.

Chicago, IL, October 22, 2015 --( Santana Equipment Trading Company, one of the nation’s premier used material handling equipment dealerships, has hired John Clyde as the lead technician for its Gurnee, Illinois warehouse. John will oversee the preparation and maintenance of all forklift equipment sold out of Santana Equipment’s headquarters location.

Santana Equipment has been selling retail-ready forklifts in the greater Chicagoland area since 1999. In recent years, the company has rapidly expanded its retail program, including the addition of its Phoenix, Arizona location. The hiring of John marks the first time Santana Equipment will have a technician on staff for both of its warehouses.

Matt McKinney, Director of Operations for Santana Equipment, notes that “John will have a significant impact on our retail program right away. Completely internalizing the maintenance aspect of our business will positively affect not only the cost-efficiency of our operations, but it will also help improve the quality of equipment we can offer to our retail customers. The company is strategizing to continue growth at both of our locations, and plans to expand the Phoenix, AZ warehouse to a bigger facility within the next year.”

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About Santana Equipment Trading Company
Santana Equipment Trading Company is an industry leader in the used material handling equipment market. Santana Equipment primarily buys, sells, and trades used forklifts and related equipment - working with Fortune 1000 companies, banking institutions, dealerships, and industrial businesses in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Santana Equipment Trading Company is a privately held organization headquartered in the Chicago, IL area.
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