Versalift Acquires O.G. Hughes & Sons, Establishes New Versalift Southeast Distributor
August 2, 2018 – Waco, Texas – Versalift, a Time Manufacturing Company announced today that it has acquired O.G. Hughes & Sons in a deal that will result in the creation of a new, company-owned distributor that will be called Versalift Southeast. Founded in 1965, Versalift has been manufacturing and supplying aerial lifts, digger derricks, cable placers and other high reach equipment to O.G. Hughes & Sons for decades, and is confident that Versalift Southeast will create significant value for partners and customers in the region.
The following announcement banner now appears on the O.G. Hughes & Sons website:
O. G. Hughes & Sons is a natural fit for Versalift, as the two organizations share a commitment to quality and customer service. As a wholly-owned Versalift distributor, Versalift Southeast will continue to provide leading quality, service and workmanship for valued customers across Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama as they continue to expand.
“We are thrilled to welcome the people of O.G. Hughes & Sons to the Versalift team,” said Versalift CEO Curt Howell.
“As we execute our global expansion strategy, our principal focus is to provide the best customer support possible, commensurate with our sales growth. It came to our attention that O.G. Hughes & Sons was the right partner for us in the Southeast. Moving forward, we will continue to evaluate top performing distributors.”
By creating Versalift Southeast, the aerial lift manufacturer continues to strive for marked improvements to its service, response, engagement and delivery programs, on behalf of its many valued customers in the Southeastern United States.
Versalift is a leading manufacturer of bucket trucks, digger derricks, aerial lifts and other specialty equipment for power generation, transmission and distribution, investor-owned utility, telecommunications, light and sign, and tree care industries. Working with co-ops, municipalities, government agencies and corporations through its global network of facilities and family of dealers, the company employees nearly 800 associates worldwide.