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W.D. Matthews & Kora Shriner’s FEZtival Of Trees

  W.D. Matthews takes great pride in being part of the community in which they operate business. Community matters as they are our customers, relatives friends, employees, and neighbors. Each year the Kora Shriners in Lewiston Maine holds it’s annual Feztival of Trees event to help the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children. This great event draws […]

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Golfing for the Travis Mills Foundation

W.D. Matthews Machinery Co. has recently sponsored a foursome of golf players to participate in the Maine Oxy 7th Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Fox Ridge Golf Club in Auburn, ME. Two great local long standing Auburn Maine businesses supporting a very important cause. All proceeds of the tournament went to the Travis Mills Foundation. […]

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W.D. Matthews Machinery Celebrates 80 Years

  2019 marks the 80th anniversary of W.D. Matthews Machinery Co. W.D. Matthews prides itself on the vast relationships they’ve made with customers over the years. Founded in 1939 as a woodworking machinery and farm implement business, W.D. Matthews has grown into the area’s most trusted provider of material handling, warehousing, and construction equipment. Over […]

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W.D. Matthews, kids, and the community

  W.D. Matthews employee Dennis Richardson has teamed up with “Fast Freddie” Rodriguez who founded the Fast Freddie Foundation. Freddie is a four time US Road Race National Champion. This is a great organization whose mission is to ” inspire and provide underprivileged children with the tools to achieve personal successes by utilizing life skills learned through […]

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“MONSTER” Toyota THD Container Handler

The delivery of this specialized MONSTER machine was no ordinary delivery. Five trucks were needed to deliver this mammoth machine to one of our great customers in Portland Maine. With a great support crew and many months of planning, delivery was finally taken and assembly began. Along with a couple of talented and Toyota certified […]

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Maintenance

Common Forklift Replacement Parts

  Like any piece of equipment that you operate, forklift parts will need replaced throughout the lifetime of your ownership. And parts replacement can get complicated, especially when specific procedures like periodic checks don’t occur or when cheap parts fail, causing downtime. While we advise that you always use Toyota Genuine Parts for replacement on […]

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Maintenance

Toyota Introduces NEW 360 Support

    Toyota Material Handling USA has recently introduced a new maintenance program to help with your smart investment of material handling equipment from Toyota. This great program is offered to help the consumer have stress free ownership in their busy warehouse or manufacturing facilities. Genuine Toyota Parts are now combined with worry free maintenance […]

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Safety

***Heat Related Stress*** “Not Just for Equipment”

    Whether you’re in the Northeast, Northwest, or in the Southern states, heat related stress for employees can be a serious issue. Not having the proper fluid intake, taking the proper precautions,  and looking out for warning signs can have major consequences. W.D. Matthews Machinery Co. would like to remind employers to be mindful […]

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