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At Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, our goal isn’t just to build the best lift trucks possible, but to create solutions that enable our customers to improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of their businesses. Product development is informed, on-going and proactive. Our wide global presence, among the largest of all material handling manufacturers, enables Hyster-Yale to commit the resources necessary to ensure our lift trucks are some of the most innovative in the industry.

Through our global reach, in-depth business analysis and industry experience, Hyster-Yale Materials Handling provides unparalleled product support to our dealers, customers and suppliers. It all translates to higher productivity and lower cost of ownership for our customers.

Our Brands

The Hyster® and Yale® brands maintain one of the leading market share positions, both in the Americas and worldwide.

The Hyster-Yale Maximal brand provides high-value, cost-effective trucks for customers requiring fundamental lift truck performance.

Nuvera® focuses on fuel cell stacks and engines, for mobility applications.

Bolzoni®, Auramo® and Meyer® are leading brands of attachments for industrial material handling applications.


Strong partners and tough trucks, for demanding operations everywhere.

For more than 90 years, Hyster has been answering the call for trucks that can conquer the world’s most demanding applications.

Backed by the strength of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Hyster® lift trucks combine innovative design, industrial-strength components, state-of-the-art manufacturing and rigorous testing.

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Our Joint Venture Brand

Sumitomo NACCO

Established in 1970, Sumitomo NACCO Forklift Co. Ltd (Sumitomo NACCO) is a 50%-owned joint venture between Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. and Hyster-Yale. Sumitomo NACCO designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed in Japan under the Sumitomo brand name and under the Hyster® and Yale® brand names through authorized Hyster and Yale dealers outside of Japan. Sumitomo NACCO operates manufacturing facilities in Japan, the Philippines and Vietnam.

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Hyster-Yale: Quality Across The Product Life Cycle

At Hyster-Yale, product design begins with ongoing customer research and business analytics that inform and guide product innovation. Strategic partnerships strengthen the process, leading to smarter technologies such as using hydrogen fuel cells and lithium ion batteries to create viable and greener alternative energy solutions and the use of technology solutions, such as telematics and automation.

Every new product follows a carefully structured and rigorous six-stage development process, with truck production taking place within 12 ISO-certified manufacturing facilities located in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Each Hyster-Yale manufacturing site uses state-of-the-art fabrication and testing to ensure all lift trucks exceed application requirements.

The quality process is then upheld by our distribution and dealer network, acting locally to provide timely customer-driven support through service and aftermarket parts.

Solutions & Innovations


World Class Manufacturing:

A Rigorous Standard of Excellence

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Distribution Channel

Our exclusive independent dealers are a key link between Hyster-Yale and the customers we serve. This diverse network includes exclusive independent forklift dealers throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and China.


People know Hyster-Yale Materials Handling for manufacturing industry-leading Yale® and Hyster® lines of lift trucks-but that's only part of the story. We are also a solutions management company, specializing in various aspects of materials handling, including storage management, telematics, and process consulting.

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