Zhejiang UN Forklift Co., Ltd.
Zhejiang Maximal Forklift Co.,Ltd.
Xiamen XGMA International Trading Co., Ltd.
Xiamen Topway Machinery Co., Ltd.
Wacker Neuson SE
Toyota Material Handling
The Raymond Corporation
Tecnomeccanica S.r.l.
Tailift Co., Ltd.

58 Forklift Manufacturers in 2024

This section provides an overview for forklifts as well as their applications and principles. Also, please take a look at the list of 58 forklift manufacturers and their company rankings. Here are the top-ranked forklift companies as of February, 2024: 1.ANHUI GS INDUSTRY CO.,LTD, 2.Zhejiang UN Forklift Co., Ltd., 3.SOCMA.

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List of 58 Forklift Manufacturers

*Including some distributors, etc.

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    • The Raymond Corporation
      • United States of America Address: 22 South Canal Street Greene, New York, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      The Raymond Corporation, established in 1922 and based in Greene, New York, is a manufacturer of material handling products and a provider of intelligent intralogistics solutions. The company is a member of the Toyota Industries family of companies. The company's primary product offerings include electrical forklift parts, industrial carts, docking and door equipment, pallet racking, and forklift batteries. It also offer network and services support, knowledge, and resources to enhance efficiencies and uptime, in response to customer's operational needs. In 2022, the company was recognized as the Manufacturing Leadership Award Winner by The National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Manufacturing Leadership Council.

    • Superlift Material Handling Inc.
      • Canada Address: 23 - 500 Fairway Rd S Suite 402 Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

      Manufacturer Overview

      Superlift Material Handling Inc. (SMH) is a manufacturer of standard and custom material handling equipment based in Ontario, Canada. The company was established in 1982 and offers sale, rental, and rental purchase options to clients in hospitality, automotive, construction, and pharmaceuticals. The company produces various ergonomic handling solutions including lift tables, carts, and stackers for vertical transportation, pallet trucks, and skid lifters for horizontal transportation, upenders for rotating transporters up to 90 degrees, and work positioners for adjusting surface ergonomics. SMH also provides custom design and engineering services for customers with unique specifications.

    • i-Lift Equipment Ltd.
      • China Address: Unit 210, No.21-1 Changjiang Road, Wuxi New District, China

      Manufacturer Overview

      i-Lift Equipment Ltd is an ISO 9001-certified manufacturer and supplier of Material Handling & Lifting products used for various applications in manufacturing, logistics, packaging, and agricultural sectors with locations in China, the United States, and Europe. The company's wide range of products includes Pallet Truck & High Lift, Stacker & Work Positioner, Access Lift & Lift Table, Mobile Weighing Cart with low energy consumption and auto shut off as well as Drum Handling Equipment such as Drum Lifting & Tilting Truck and Hydraulic Drum Truck.

    • Tailift Co., Ltd.
      • Taiwan Address: 170, Cheng Kung 3rd Rd. NanKang, NanTou, Taiwan, Taiwan

      Manufacturer Overview

      Tailift Co., Ltd., founded in 1973 and based in Taichung, Taiwan, is a manufacturer of material handling forklifts and conveying equipment. The company started with the production of internal combustion forklift trucks and innovated electric forklift truck and transmission with its own technology in 1993. The products it offers today are IC forklift, electric forklifts, electric trucks and order pickers The company collaborated with Japan and UK to design 7L series forklift and VNA truck along with producing rough terrain forklifts for a canadian company. The company has received multiple awards in Taiwan and has been granted ISO 9002 and CE certification.

    • Ningbo Ruyi Joint Stock Co., Ltd.
      • China Address: 656 North Taoyuan Road, Ninghai, Zhejiang, China

      Manufacturer Overview

      Ningbo Ruyi Joint Stock Co., Ltd., founded in 1985 with headquarters in China, is a manufacturer of warehouse material handling equipment.   The company's product line includes over 500 products, including manual pallet trucks, electric pallet trucks, electric stackers, reach trucks, and forklifts. Ningbo Ruyi Joint Stock Co.'s products have capacities ranging from 500 kg to 10,000 kg. The battery life of the company's electric lifting equipment is warrantied for five years, or 10,000 hours. Ningbo Ruyi Joint Stock Co. also offers custom design, engineering, and production of electric handling equipment to meet client-specific requirements.

    • Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.
      • Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.

      • Japan Address: ThinkPark Tower, 1-1 Osaki 2-chome, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (SHI) was established in 1888. SHI offers complete solutions for industrial machinery production and operations, heavy machinery for infrastructure, logistics, and construction, power generation systems as well as systems to reduce pollution, water purification, and ship construction. In addition, SHI also offers various software services including IT solutions.

    • Zhejiang UN Forklift Co., Ltd.
      • Zhejiang UN Forklift Co., Ltd.


      Manufacturer Overview

      Zhejiang UN Forklift Co. Ltd., established in 1978 in Zhejiang, China, is a manufacturer and supplier specializing in forklifts and warehouse equipment. The company offers an array of forklifts for different applications including small capacity IC forklifts, large capacity diesel forklifts, 4-wheel electric forklifts and 3-wheel electric forklifts. Its product portfolio also includes warehouse equipment, catering to sectors such as construction, warehousing, logistics, and more. The company offers customers pre and after-sales support including free operation training, service and parts, serving clients in diverse markets across the globe.

    • Konecranes

      Manufacturer Overview

      Konecranes, founded in 1994 and based in Hyvinkää, Finland, is a manufacturer and supplier of material handling solutions, including industrial cranes, hoists and lifting equipment. The company offers a wide range of products, including electric chain hoist cranes, wall-mounted console cranes, air balancers, and container handling equipment such as automated RTG (ARTG) systems and sprinter carriers. The company also offers various industrial services and parts, including crane inspections & preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance & retrofits as well as consultations.

    • Komatsu

      Manufacturer Overview

      Komatsu, founded in 1921 and based in Ishikawa, Japan, is a multinational manufacturer specializing in heavy machinery and equipment. The company’s product lineup includes mining equipment such as underground hard rock haulers, construction equipment such as skid steer loaders, and forestry equipment such as feller bunchers. It also offers equipment for military operations, diesel engines, and industrial manufacturing plants. The company’s products are used primarily in the mining, construction, and agricultural sectors.

    • Shanghai Electrical Machinery Group Co Ltd
      • Shanghai Electrical Machinery Group Co Ltd

      Manufacturer Overview

      Shanghai Electrical Machinery Group Co Ltd., established in 2010 and headquartered in Shanghai, China, is a manufacturer that specializes in energy equipment, industrial equipment, and integration services. The company has a wide range of products, including thermal power equipment, nuclear power equipment, wind power equipment, power transmission and distribution equipment. It also provides elevators, machine tools, and automation equipment. Its product leads to reduced emissions, which can have a positive impact on the environment. The company has achieved ISO 14001:2004 Certification for its environmental management systems. It serves several industries, including energy, environmental protection, industrial automation, and elevators.

    • Manitou BIM

      Manufacturer Overview

      Manitou BIM, founded in France in 1958, is a manufacturer of handling, lifting, and earthmoving equipment. It offers a wide range of machines, such as aerial work platforms, vertical masted forklifts, mobile elevated work platforms, rotating telescopic handlers, and construction telescopic handlers, as well as maintenance and spare parts services. The company's machines are used in sectors such as aeronautics, defense, environment, and mining, in addition to primary applications in agriculture, construction, and industry.

    • Manufacturer Overview

      CNH Industrial America LLC, established in 1842 and headquartered in Racine, Wisconsin, is a manufacturer of agricultural and construction equipment. The company's diverse product range includes hay tools, planters and seeders, forklifts, excavators, telehandlers, and more. These products cater to a wide array of industries, including agriculture, infrastructure and construction, and mining machinery manufacturing. The company operates commercially through its brand portfolio, which includes names such as Case IH, New Holland Agriculture, CASE, and New Holland Construction Equipment.

    • Hyster-Yale Group, Inc

      Manufacturer Overview

      Hyster-Yale Group, Inc. is a manufacturer of lift trucks and aftermarket parts founded in 1985 and headquartered in Ohio, USA. Under the brand names HYSTER and YALE, the company produces and services a comprehensive line of lifting trucks and aftermarket parts for operational optimization. Its products include container handlers, attachments such as forks, and hydrogen fuel cell stacks. The company also offers rental and integration services to its clients in the port, mining, and warehousing sectors.

      • Jiangsu Kinlift equipment.,Ltd.

      Manufacturer Overview

      Jiangsu Kinlift Equipment., Ltd. is a manufacturer of light & compact warehouse transport vehicles used in material handling, transport, and stacking; established in 2013 and headquartered in Jiepai Town, Danyang City. The vehicles are fully electric stackers, electric pallet trucks, order pickers, electric tow tractors, and semi-electric stackers. Forklifts such as counterbalanced forklifts and electric reach forklifts are provided. The vehicles are used in manufacturing, machinery, textile, food & beverage, and chemical industries. The company has the ISO 9001:2015 quality management certification and Utility Model Patents from the China National Intellectual Property Administration.

    • Zhejiang Maximal Forklift Co.,Ltd.
      • Zhejiang Maximal Forklift Co.,Ltd.

      • China Address: No.1 Jinxin Road, Lushan Industrial Area, Fuyang, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

      Company Overview

      Zhejiang Maximal Forklift Co. Ltd., founded in February 2006, based in Zhejiang, China is a manufacturer and distributor specializing in forklifts and material handling equipment. The company’s range of forklifts includes the AX Series, M Series Forklifts, AA Series Forklifts and heavy-duty forklifts. It also offers warehouse equipment, catering to industries such as construction, warehousing, food and beverage, among others. The company holds seven national invention patents and over 70 patents for utility models and appearances. Backed by a robust customer support system that includes online sourcing options, the company serves clients worldwide.

    • Toyota Material Handling

      Company Overview

      Toyota Material Handling is a manufacturer and distributor of forklifts and other material-handling equipment. It is headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, and was established in 1956. The company's products include electric forklifts, gas forklifts, reach trucks, order pickers, and pallet jacks. It also offers services, such as parts and services, financing, and training. The company also offers other material handling equipment, such as pallet jacks, order pickers, and automated guided vehicles. Toyota Material Handling products are used in multiple industries, including manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution. Toyota Material Handling is a subsidiary of Toyota Industries Corporation, a Japanese multinational conglomerate.

    • Distributor Overview

      Emhiser Micro-Tech was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Nevada, United States, as a supplier of ceramic resonator VCOs designed for narrow-band applications with very low phase noise. EMT persistently challenges the conventional practices linked to commercial VCO producers by creating, manufacturing, and promoting a product that ensures comprehensive quality, dependability, and customer contentment. The organization acknowledges the challenges inherent in the customer experience and is engrossed in delivering customer service, fostering loyalty, and offering a dependable product.

Forklift Manufacturer Ranking

*Including some distributors, etc.

Derivation Method

The ranking is calculated based on the click share within the forklift page as of February 2024. Click share is defined as the total number of clicks for all companies during the period divided by the number of clicks for each company.

Number of Employees

  1. Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.: 24,584

Newly Established Company

  1. SOCMA: 2010 (14 years ago)
  2. Shanghai Electrical Machinery Group Co Ltd: 2010 (14 years ago)
  3. Zhejiang Maximal Forklift Co.,Ltd.: 2006 (18 years ago)

Company with a History

  1. CNH Industrial America LLC.: 1842 (182 years ago)
  2. Ruger Industries, Inc.: 1869 (155 years ago)
  3. Mariotti: 1920 (104 years ago)

Forklift Manufacturers in United States

*Including some distributors, etc.

Global Distribution of Forklift Manufacturers by Country

*Including some distributors, etc.

Country Number of Companies Share (%)
China China 11 47.8%
United States of America United States of America 4 17.4%
Italy Italy 2 8.7%
Canada Canada 1 4.3%
Taiwan Taiwan 1 4.3%
Japan Japan 1 4.3%
United Kingdom United Kingdom 1 4.3%
Netherlands Netherlands 1 4.3%
Austria Austria 1 4.3%

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