Hyundai Forklift today announced the addition of Gary Blodgett as a forklift technical service representative for the West Coast region. Blodgett will be responsible for dealer support for the company’s service and warranty departments. He will be based in California, reporting directly to Ernesto Lopez, service manager at Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas.
Blodgett comes to Hyundai Forklift with 30 years’ experience in the forklift industry. Previously, he served as a service supervisor, service and parts manager, branch manager and operations manager for a Komatsu dealership. He has also served as a Western region district service manager for Komatsu America Corporation. Blodgett also previously worked as a technician and service supervisor for a Toyota dealership.
“Gary brings valuable technical service, management and dealer support experience to our organization and he will prove to be a great resource for our expanding dealer forklift base,” said Chuck Leone, vice president of Hyundai Forklift. “We are happy to have him as part of the Hyundai team.”
A leader in the lift truck market, Hyundai Forklift manufactures a full line of material handling solutions. Backed by Hyundai Heavy Industries, a leading global corporation, the company has expanded its lift truck product line in North America in recent years. All Hyundai forklift models are backed by a standard three-year/4,000-hour total truck warranty.