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Kalmar USA Strengthens Dealer Network with Partnership with Hawthorne Cat

SAN DIEGO, CA — Hawthorne Cat, the exclusive Caterpillar equipment dealer in San Diego, the Hawaiian Islands, and the Pacific Region, is now a distributor of Kalmar electric forklifts and reachstackers (container handling equipment).

Hawthorne Cat will take over Kalmar's existing territory in California while also expanding into western island territories. Hawthorne Cat will represent Kalmar in forklift and container handling equipment in San Diego, California, Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, and Saipan.

"Hawthorne Cat is excited to have the opportunity to partner with Kalmar USA," said Chandra Ramamoorthy, Hawthorne Cat’s Vice President. "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."

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

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