On Thursday, May 17, Doosan Material Handling Solutions (DMHS) in Buford, GA opened its doors for the first time. The morning started with a lively town hall, with a speech from Tony Jones, CEO of Doosan Industrial Vehicle America Corporation (DIVAC) who stated, “the weather may not be sunny, but the future of Doosan Industrial Vehicle America is bright, especially for our new store, Doosan Material Handling Solutions.”
Other speeches from the morning were given by Gail Edwards, Dean of Automotive, Construction and Trades at Gwinnett Technical College, Trena Harris, General Manager of Human Resources for DIVAC, John Faulkner, President of FMH Material Handling Solutions, Sangchul Kwak, CEO of Doosan Industrial Vehicle, and Hyunsoo Dong, Vice Chairman of Doosan Corporation.
After a spirit-filled town hall meeting, everyone moved to the warehouse for popsicles provided by Steel City Pops Atlanta, where we enjoyed fellowship and networking.
It was finally time for the big moment. We walked to the front of the new building where Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce had set up for the ribbon cutting. Tony Jones invited our VIP guests up to the front and thanked all the people who made this day possible.
After an inspirational speech about Doosan Material Handling Solutions’ story, Mr. Dong, Vice Chairman of Doosan, Mr. Kwak, CEO of Doosan Industrial Vehicle, Nicholas Garbis, Sales Manager of DMHS, and Dale Darling, Operations Manager of DMHS were invited to cut the ribbon with Mr. Jones, CEO of Doosan Industrial Vehicle America Corporation. Everyone moved into the new building, where a tour of the facility was conducted, and a video of Atlanta’s market data was shown.
The day concluded with lunch, and a separate tour of Doosan Material Handling Solutions’ second location in Fayetteville, Georgia. Doosan Material Handling Solutions (DMHS) is unique to Atlanta’s market. As Doosan’s first corporate retail operation, DMHS is looking forward to providing quality customer service to Atlanta. DMHS is a combination of world-class products, a dedication to customers, and service and parts support backed by factory certified technicians, and the most extensive inventory of parts in the Southeast.