Equipment Depot’s Jiram (Jay) Pelayo placed 8th in the 2023 Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas Master Technician Challenge

December 01, 2023

HOUSTON, TX – Equipment Depot, America’s largest independently operated material handling and equipment rental company, is pleased to announce Jiram Pelayo successfully ranked in the top 10 while also achieving the highest score on the Jungheinrich® Order Picker skills test at the Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas Master Technician Challenge.

The Master Technician Challenge is comprised of technicians who received the top 20 highest-ranked scores from an earlier qualifier. The 20 finalists are invited to the Logisnext Training Center in Houston, Texas, where they compete for over $10,000 in shared prizes during a two-day skills event.

Participants are presented with ten challenge stations designed to test their knowledge and skill levels on a variety of material handling products. The goal of the Master Technician Challenge is to promote technician training for the Logisnext dealer network and is open to all dealer technicians who currently hold a Master Technician Certification across North and South America.

“It was exciting to apply my product knowledge. This experience will definitely transfer to the work I perform for my customers,” says Pelayo. “The event was challenging but an incredible opportunity. It was thrilling to go head-to-head with the best technicians in our industry.”

Equipment Depot’s President, Anthony Garcia, says, “We couldn’t be prouder to see Jiram’s name on the top 10 list. Jay continues to challenge himself and is passionate about providing the best service to our customers. Company-wide, we will continue providing the highest level of training to our technicians and help them achieve their personal and professional goals.”

About Equipment Depot, Inc.
Serving local communities since 1939, Equipment Depot is America’s largest independently operated material handling and rental source. Through its 50+ nationwide locations, Equipment Depot helps its customers improve productivity and maximize uptime with full-service material handling solutions that include new and used forklifts, aerial lifts, service, parts, equipment rentals, leasing, and integrated warehouse and automation solutions. The company’s commitment to delivering the best service is backed by its Performance. Guaranteed.® pledge.

About Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas
Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas Inc. and its group companies have helped customers Move The World Forward for more than 100 years. A technology-driven manufacturer, Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas offers scalable solutions from material handling to automation and extensive fleet support. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, its complete portfolio of advanced solutions spans across five leading brands – Mitsubishi forklift trucks, Cat® lift trucks, Rocrich AGV Solutions, UniCarriers® Forklifts and Jungheinrich® warehouse and automation products. All products are backed by an extensive dealer network offering industry-leading customer service and product support. Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Logisnext Co. Ltd. For more information, visit www.LogisnextAmericas.com.

Contact: Carol.Tesarek@eqdepot.com | eqdepot.com

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