About MH Equipment

MH Equipment began in Peoria, Illinois in 1952 as one of the smallest Hyster forklift dealerships in the United States. From such humble beginnings, MH Equipment has grown to become one of the largest and fastest growing material handling service providers in the US. In 1994, the company was purchased by current CEO John Wieland. Since 1994, we have grown from a small company of 50 employees into an organization composed of multiple dealerships with over 900+ employees and 33 locations (29 servicing locations) throughout Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. We have grown organically and through acquisition and have become a company rich in diversity and vast in geography. We trust as a company that we will always remain mindful of our humble beginnings, grateful for our success, and hungry for our next horizon.

His First Foundation
At MH Equipment, we understand in the world of material handling there is a continued state of change and raising of the bar for performance. Complacency can rapidly lead to extinction. We work diligently with our customers to anticipate their changing needs and provide solutions for effective results. We work at staying on top of technological advances in products and services to determine cost-effective methods of addressing needs. We believe in being good stewards of our customers’ resources and look to build long term, lasting partnership relationships.
MH Equipment worked closely with our company from the very beginning of the process in order to fully understand our lift truck attachment requirements.
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Company Mission and Values

Our vision is to be regarded as an employer of choice, a trustworthy partner, and ethical market leader in our communities by providing our customers with innovative solutions and unparalleled value.

Our values encompass these foundational commitments that guide our organization with respect to...

  • Equipping our employees with a safe and encouraging environment that recognizes integrity, inspires passion, and enables personal growth.

  • Strengthening our Company by disciplined effort to pursue effective relationships and implement sound business practices that ensure the long-term well being of the Company and employees.

  • Partnering with our Suppliers through affiliation with highly respected manufacturers to represent their products with diligence and professionalism.

  • Serving our Customers by being consultative in nature, transparent in practice, and passionate for being a good steward of their resources.

  • Investing in our Communities for a positive impact by coming alongside our employees' passions with support and financial assistance through our 'His First Foundation' charitable program.

MH Equipment in 1952

MH Equipment News & Announcements

MH Equipment Celebrates 500 Employed Service Technicians
MH Equipment Celebrates 500 Employed Service Technicians
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9 Safety Practices to Avoid Forklift-Related Injuries
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