READING, Pennsylvania, November 1, 2018 – EnerSys® (NYSE: ENS), a global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, and Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A. (TMHU), a leader in material handling and industrial lift equipment, have announced that EnerSys battery and charger solutions for material handling applications will available in the STARLIFT Parts Program beginning November 1, 2018.
The STARLIFT Parts Program serves as a one-stop-shop of high-quality parts for all makes of forklifts, sweepers, scrubbers, personnel carriers, aerial work platforms, tow tractors and other material handling equipment. Available at Toyota lift truck dealerships throughout North America, STARLIFT’s high-quality, non-Toyota Genuine parts are sourced from the nation’s leading industrial equipment parts suppliers and consistently meet or exceed industry standards.
“At EnerSys, we’ve been supporting TMHU and the TMHU dealer network with products that exceed industry standards for many years, so our battery and chargers are a perfect fit for the STARLIFT Parts Program,” said Chad Uplinger, Vice President Motive Power Americas, EnerSys. “Along with providing TMHU end-users easy access to our products, our participation in the STARLIFT program represents a key first step toward the development of more collaborative power solutions with TMHU.”
“TMHU and EnerSys share several core values and attributes, including premium products, a reputation for quality and the industry’s best coverage,” said Bret Bruin, Director of Aftermarket Operations, Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. “Today, the addition of EnerSys aligns with TMHU’s vision and goals to provide the Dealer network with a complete product offering of quality STARLIFT products. Moving forward, we hope to work with EnerSys even more closely on integrated battery and charger technologies.”
To help support its product launch for the STARLIFT program, EnerSys recently attended TMHU’s National Parts, Service, and CSS Manager’s meeting in Orlando, Florida where the company showcased their product to approximately 300 attendees at the STARLIFT Vendor show and lead a breakout session to train and educate on products and available sales tools.
For more information on EnerSys and its full line of products, systems and support, visit www.enersys.com
EnerSys, a global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes reserve power and motive power batteries, battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions to customers worldwide. Motive power batteries and chargers are utilized in electric forklift trucks and other commercial electric powered vehicles. Reserve power batteries are used in the telecommunication and utility industries, uninterruptible power supplies, and numerous applications requiring stored energy solutions including medical, aerospace and defense systems. Outdoor equipment enclosure products are utilized in the telecommunication, cable, utility and transportation industries, and by government and defense customers. The company also provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers from over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world.
ABOUT TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING, U.S.A.
Proudly manufactured in the United States, Toyota Industrial Equipment offers a full line of material handling solutions including forklifts, automated guided vehicles, fleet management services, aerial work platforms and tow tractors, along with advanced automation engineering and design. Toyota Forklifts are backed by proven product support from an industry-leading network of dealers who offer a broad range of resources including: factory-trained service technicians, Toyota Genuine Parts and the STARLIFT parts program, maintenance plans, safety solutions and flexible financing packages through Toyota Commercial Finance. Toyota’s commitment to quality, reliability and customer satisfaction, the hallmark of the Toyota Production System, extends throughout more than 230 locations in North America. For more information, visit ToyotaForklift.com