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Atlas handlers line adds Mid-Atlantic dealer

SMH Group US adds Pennsylvania location of Wood’s CRW to its Atlas dealer network.

October 1, 2021

The North Carolina-based SMH Group US says it has added the Carlisle, Pennsylvania, branch of Wood’s CRW to its dealer network for Atlas material handlers. Wood’s CRW is now the Atlas material handling dealer for central and eastern Pennsylvania and for New York State, excluding New York City and Long Island.

 “We are excited to add a dealer to the network who has 60 years of experience with customers who require quick service and [who] understands the importance of uptime,” remarks Tom Hickson, general manager of the SMH Group.

Wood’s CRW is a heavy equipment dealer specializing in distributing construction equipment for general contractors and applications including crane and rigging, mining/quarrying, utility, industrial, forestry, and now with the Atlas line, ports and scrap processing.

The Williston, Vermont-based company has four locations in the Northeast covering all or parts of eight states. Its main product lines in addition to Atlas are Volvo Construction Equipment, Link-Belt cranes and excavators, National cranes, Mecalac and Shuttlelift Carrydeck cranes.

Germany-based Atlas has been manufacturing equipment for more than 100 years. Its material handlers include mobile industrial machines and industrial tracked machines designed to work on applications such as scrap, wood, bulky goods, recycling, port applications and vacuum operations.

SMH Group US describes itself as a leader in specialized equipment solutions for ports, recycling, scrap metal, demolition, waste and other applications. Wood’s CRW joins a network of SMH Group US distributors in North America that also includes Linder Industrial Machinery for Florida, North and South Carolina plus coastal Georgia; New Millennium Rentals for New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland; ROMCO Equipment for Texas; 5-R Enterprises for Illinois and northwest Indiana; Cowin Equipment for Alabama and western Georgia; and Chadwick-Baross for New England.

SMH Group says it is seeking additional dealers for the remainder of North America and interested parties can contact Tom Hickson at for more information.