Komatsu Forklift’s Heart-of-the-Line Forklift At ProMat 2017

Monday, April 03, 2017

Rolling Meadows, IL – March 29, 2017. Komatsu Forklift U.S.A. is excited to participate at ProMat 2017 in Chicago, Illinois April 3rd thru 6th, where we will showcase our heart-of-the-line BX50 Series of engine powered forklifts, in booth #S418. The BX50 Series, the EquipmentWatch winner of the 2017 Highest Retained Value Award, offers both cushion tire and pneumatic tire models in 4,000 / 5,000 / 6,000 / 6,500 lbs. of capacity. On display will be our FG25ST-16, 5,000 lb. capacity, cushion tire model.
The BX50 blends power, performance and operator comfort, providing the operator with the tools to handle the toughest applications with maximized efficiency and productivity. Offering excellent maneuverability and handling ease, the BX50 is suitable for a wide variety of applications.
The BX50 offers the following features:
  • Sharp styling, easy maneuverability, low center of gravity, and dynamic appearance
  • Dual floating structure cushions the drive components and operator cabin for greater operator comfort and greatly reduced vibration
  • KOPS Plus locks out lift, tilt and travel when the operator leaves the seat
  • EPA Tier 2 compliant ECCS high torque engines for LPG or dual fuel operation
  • High visibility EZview masts
  • Tilt steering console with small diameter steering wheel & hydrostatic power steering
  • Single piece, fully insulated all steel engine cover for reduced heat and vibration
  • Wide-open step area with non-slip surface and a full-width rubber floor mat
  • Advanced EZlift hydraulic system with tandem pump design enables efficient lifting without accelerating the engine
  • Komatsu- designed and manufactured transmission with high capacity oil cooler and aluminum alloy transmission case
  • Advanced counterweight design increases airflow into the engine compartment while greatly reducing exhaust gas flow into the operator’s face during rearward driving
  • Extended service intervals reduce maintenance costs and downtime
  • And the BX50 is backed by the Longest and Strongest manufacturers’ warranty plan in the industry!!
Visit with Komatsu representatives at Booth #S418 to see how Komatsu’s heart-of-theline forklifts can boost your productivity while lowering your costs of ownership with its
exclusive value added features.
Komatsu Forklift U.S.A., LLC is a division of Komatsu America Corp., a global equipment manufacturer that offers a diverse range of products for the construction, mining,
forestry, transportation, material handling and other industries. Since 1945, Komatsu has been producing innovative, high-quality, durable and reliable forklifts to meet and exceed the needs of its customers throughout the world. Komatsu offers a wide range of internal combustion engine and electric model forklifts with capacities from 3,000 to 35,000 pounds. Komatsu Forklift U.S.A. stands behind its forklift products with superior service, genuine OEM parts, and a comprehensive warranty program administered through a dependable dealer network with over 150 locations in North America and South America. For further information about Komatsu Forklift U.S.A., please contact Komatsu Forklift U.S.A., Marketing Department at (847) 437-1823, or visit the Komatsu Forklift website at or send an e-mail to


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Keith Allmandinger, Senior Manager, Marketing

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