Dunstall Holdings Limited is pleased to announce the acquisition of materials handling business Lift West Limited.

Dunstall Holdings is a business based in Staffordshire which is owned by local entrepreneur and farmer, Simon Clarke. The acquisition of Lift West represents the second major acquisition completed by Dunstall Holdings following the acquisition of its agricultural business, Rea Valley Tractors in 2010.

Somerset based Lift West is engaged in the supply and maintenance of materials handling equipment and was previously owned by local entrepreneur and farmer, Andrew Whitehouse.

Formed in 1987, Lift West supplies a wide range of new and used forklift trucks and warehouse equipment, together with full service, maintenance and spares. Lift West prides itself on offering individual solutions to meet specific client requirements. The company is one of the largest UK independent supplier of the TCM range of Forklifts and employees 80 people across three sites.

 “We are pleased to be able to welcome Lift West into the Dunstall Holdings Group. Whilst our previous focus has been predominantly in the agricultural sector, we feel that the activities of Lift West are a good fit with our business model incorporating the sale of premium products and offering a high quality after sales service” commented Mr Clarke.

He continued “Lift West is a successful business serving customers within its locality and we look forward to continuing its success within the Dunstall Holdings Group.”