Langer Material Handling celebrates our
40 Year Anniversary!

4 decades of partnerships with our customers

Langer Material Handling, Inc. will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2024. They are recognized as a leader in providing full warehouse solutions which create long-term value within their customer’s supply chain. 

During the past 4 decades, Langer Material Handling, Inc. has forged long term partnerships with its customers by providing industry leading products and comprehensive maintenance services that increase efficiencies and maximize cost savings within their customers forklift fleets.

Throughout this journey, one thing has remained the same. Langer Material Handling, Inc. is committed to exceeding the expectations of its stakeholders by working together to be the noticeably best partner. 

Langer Material Handling, Inc. has been a loyal partner and distributor of Doosan forklifts. Recently, Doosan Bobcat, Inc., a company within Doosan Group, announced its global branding strategy to create a better customer experience. 

Doosan Industrial Vehicle, a supplier of quality material handling equipment, including forklifts, will rebrand under the Bobcat trade name in North America and other applicable markets worldwide.

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“Bobcat is an iconic brand that changed the world with the invention of the compact equipment industry, and we are excited to unleash the brand in bold, new ways,” said Scott Park, Doosan Bobcat CEO and vice chairman. “Doosan Industrial Vehicle have long legacies of developing high-quality products. Bringing these strong Doosan brands into the Bobcat portfolio allows us to further expand these business lines, while also growing our overall Doosan Bobcat business and providing even more solutions to help our customers accomplish more.”

With this refreshed identity, Doosan Industrial Vehicle product suites will undergo design and aesthetic changes in alignment with current Bobcat branding. Additionally, over the course of the next few months Langer Material Handling, Inc. will begin to transition to the new Bobcat brand. However, all the same great service, support and product offerings their customers have come to expect will remain the same. 

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Although Langer Material Handling, Inc. has had a successful 40-year history, they are looking toward the future. They are excited about this continued partnership that will enable them to grow and serve their customers with enhanced levels of customer service and access to the latest technological innovations. 

Kevin Langer owner and cofounder said, “We look forward to celebrating this milestone alongside Bobcat and our team. Over the past 40 years, our success has been driven by our employees’ individual and collective efforts which have earned our customers’ trust. We thank all our customers, suppliers, and employees for their continued commitment to Langer Material Handling, Inc.”.

Langer Material Handling being built in Valencia near Pittsburgh

Langer Material Handling, Inc. was founded by William (Bill) Langer Jr. in December of 1984. Bill had 29 years experience in the material handling Industry when he decided to go out on his own with his eldest son Kevin. Bill and Kevin started out as an independent service company selling used forklifts and renting forklifts to their customers.

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The company was originally located in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania. In 1991 a new facility was built in Glade Mill Industrial Park, Valencia Pennsylvania.

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Langer Material Handling will represent the Bobcat® line in nine counties in the western PA market consisting of Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Green, Indiana, Washington and Westmoreland.

About the Bobcat Brand

Since 1958, Bobcat has been empowering people to accomplish more. As a leading global manufacturer of compact equipment, Bobcat has a proud legacy of innovation and a reputation based on delivering smart solutions to customers’ toughest challenges. Backed by the support of a worldwide network of independent dealers and distributors, Bobcat offers an extensive line of compact equipment, including loaders, excavators, compact tractors, utility products, telehandlers, mowers, attachments, implements, parts, and services. A leading global brand, Bobcat continues to lead the industry, all while helping people succeed and build stronger communities and a better tomorrow. The Bobcat brand is owned by Doosan Bobcat, Inc.

Learn more about Bobcat® forklifts

Doosan Bobcat, Inc. is a company within the Doosan Group. Doosan Group is a top-tier global enterprise proudly serving customers and communities for more than a century. Doosan Bobcat is based in Seoul, South Korea. Doosan Bobcat represents world-renowned brands, including Bobcat® equipment, Doosan® Industrial Vehicles, Doosan® Portable Power products, Ryan® and Steiner® grounds maintenance equipment and Geith® attachments. These Doosan companies are world leaders in the engineering, innovation, manufacturing and marketing of compact construction, landscaping and grounds maintenance equipment, forklifts and materials handling equipment, generators, air compressors, lighting systems, light compaction equipment, and attachments. Committed to empowering people to accomplish more, Doosan Bobcat is dedicated to building stronger communities and a better tomorrow.