In 1948 Western Lift was founded and was located in Hayward, Ca.
1957 brought new changes for Western Lift and a new location in Stockton, Ca.
At 19 years of age in 1958 Ben Moore began his career with Western Lift.
After working for twenty-two years an opportunity opened its door in 1980, and Ben
Moore bought Western Lift. Over the years Western Lift continued to thrive and make its mark in the
In 1997 Western Lift after seventeen years expanded
and joined forces with the owner of GMS, Vincent Gully.
GMS was founded
in 1985 by Vincent Gully. After providing quality service in the industry for many years he decided to take it to the next
level and start his own Mobile Service company. With GMS's great success the next logical step was to expand.
This led into the partnership of Ben Moore and VIncent Gully, together they are
GMS Western Lift, Inc.
Combined for over fifty years as field technicians
and sales representatives, our founders have worked as leaders. Their desire to start a company that provides superior service
while building mutually beneficial relationships with customers was greeted with enthusiasm both from customers and co-workers,
and, in 1997, GMS Western Lift, Inc. made the future of equipment sales and repair available throughout the central valley.
Our original objective remains the focal point of the company's activities today...
to provide the most reliable, responsive and professional forklift products and service. Today we pride ourselves in being
the most versatile forklift and floor equipment sales, service and rental company in the central valley. Our administrative
and warehouse are located in Stockton, Ca.
Along with providing
unparalleled emergency and planned maintenance service GMS Western Lift, Inc. has expanded it's pre-owned equipment sales
and rental programs. We offer pre-owned forklift and floor equipment including, but not limited to, Nissan. Crown, Clark,
Hyster, Toyota, Yale, Raymond and Tennant.
We have recently
expanded our facility as well as our sales and field service departments to provide our reliable, same day service to a greater