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November/December 2014 Newsletter

Reliable forklifts, reach stackers, and WA’s grand opening all feature in the November/December issue of the MLA Newsletter:


At our recent Annual General Meeting, Mr. Jiro Kanamori, our Chairman for the last 34 years announced his retirement. Some of our more recent employees maybe unaware that Mr. Kanamori, when General Manager of T. Chatani & Co. Ltd was the one who in 1980 had the vision to create MLA Holdings Pty Ltd and appoint it as the Distributor of Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks in Australia…

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MLA Holdings’ new premises in Bibra Lake, Western Australia, have officially been opened. To acknowledge this important milestone for MLA a grand opening dinner was held on the 29th of August, 2014, at the new Bibra Lake premises, attended by MLA’s owner, Directors, WA staff and key MLA customers. Ross Mackenzie, MLA’s Western Australia State Manager was very pleased with the over-whelming success of the opening and stated; “The evening was enjoyed by all and it provided an opportunity to strengthen our partnerships with key customers and celebrate the growth of our WA branch…”

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The delivery of a new SANY SRSC45C2 Reach Stacker to Chalmers’ Yarraville site in Melbourne continues an already successful partnership between MLA and Chalmers Industries. MLA’s relationship with Chalmers commenced in 2012 following the delivery of two Vulcan Reach Stackers and one Vulcan Empty Container Handler, all manufactured by Linde Heavy Truck Division. MLA Holdings is pleased to assist Chalmers Industries in achieving their goals as they seek to build on their proud reputation of being a reliable and consistent transportation organisation. With MLA’s unrivalled after-sales service and impressive new range of heavy equipment, MLA is perfectly positioned to serve as Chalmers’ long-term materials handling supplier in both their Victorian and Queensland operations…

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Extraordinary equipment reliability is not common in the materials handling industry. The equipment must be well built at the start, and then maintained to ensure that it behaves exactly as it should. This is where MLA Holdings and Mitsubishi Forklifts excel. Here, extraordinary forklift reliability is not rare at all, it’s actually assured. Reliability is built into every Mitsubishi forklift truck that rolls off the assembly line. In the showroom at MLA’s NSW Head Office sits an original yellow 1972 Mitsubishi FG20. It’s in perfect condition, however deservedly retired from its working duties some time ago…

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