Toyota Lift Truck Named Product of the Year

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Toyota Material Handling U.S.A. Inc. (TMHU) was honored by Plant Engineering magazine’s annual “Product of the Year” awards program for its 8-Series 4-Wheel AC electric lift truck. The product won the highest ranking (gold) in the material handling systems category.

The annual “Product of the Year” award recognizes innovation in manufacturing products. Award recipients are determined based on votes received from the readers of Plant Engineering magazine. This achievement was formally acknowledged before an audience of the nation’s leading plant managers at the 2012 Plant Engineering and Control Engineering awards dinner in Chicago.

“Toyota is honored that our 8-Series 4-Wheel AC electric lift truck was recognized by Plant Engineering and its readers,” said Jeff Rufener, president for TMHU. “Having top industry decision makers select our forklift as the top of the line validates Toyota’s commitment to producing products with the highest level of quality and durability.”

Toyota’s line of 8-Series 4-wheel AC electric lift trucks is available in 4,000- to 6,500-pound load capacities and is suited for most every indoor material handling need, from food and beverage to general warehousing and distribution centers. The AC-powered lift truck delivers longer runtimes and quicker acceleration, elevating the industry standards for productivity, efficiency, durability and safety.

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