WOMEN’S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE COUNCIL SOUTH
SERVING ALABAMA, LOUISIANA, MISSISSIPPI, TENNESSEE & THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE
2020 WBEC SOUTH STAR
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
SPRINGER EQUIPMENT COMPANY | SOUTHFORK LIFT TRUCK
Annette Springer is the Chief Executive Officer for Springer Equipment Company in Birmingham, Alabama and Southfork Lift Truck in Nashville, Tennessee.
Springer Equipment Company and Southfork Lift Truck are certified WBENC Woman-Owned Businesses providing comprehensive forklift sales, service, rentals, parts, leasing, and fleet maintenance for the material handling equipment industry.
After 38 combined years working in the material handling industry, Annette and her husband, Ted decided it was time to start Springer Equipment Company. Their business began in the basement of their home in 1992. The company has since grown to 62 employees with annual revenues that exceed $24 million. Springer Equipment Company is now one of the leaders in the material handling industry both regionally and nationally receiving numerous awards for outstanding forklift parts and equipment sales records.
Springer Equipment has been recognized in the annual Birmingham Business Journal Book of Lists as “Top 25 Women-Owned Business”, “Top 100 Privately-Owned Business”, and “Top 25 Family Owned Business” since 2012.