Toyota Named #1 Forklift Brand for 17th Straight Year

Friday, September 27, 2019

COLUMBUS, Ind. (Sept. 18, 2019) – Peerless Media Network recently released its Annual Top 20 Lift Truck Suppliers list, which ranks forklift brands based on worldwide sales. Toyota was once again named as the #1 supplier for the 17th consecutive year.
Toyota Industries Corporation captured the top spot with a 16.7 percent increase to surpass the $13 billion mark as it sold 282,000 units.
“Toyota Forklifts is customer-driven. We are committed to safety, reliability and low cost of ownership,” said Jeff Rufener, President & CEO of Toyota Material Handling. “Our focus on those things keep Toyota in the industry-leading position in a highly competitive global forklift marketplace.”
In order to receive consideration for the Top 20 Lift Truck Suppliers ranking released by Modern Materials Handling each year, companies must manufacture and sell forklifts in at least one of the seven Industrial Truck Association’s (ITA) truck classes. The forklifts manufactured and sold by Toyota are in six of those classes.
About Toyota Material Handling                          
Toyota Material Handling offers a full line of material handling products proudly assembled in the United States, including forklifts, reach trucks, order pickers, pallet jacks, container handlers, automated guided vehicles, and tow tractors, along with aerial work platforms, fleet management services, and advanced automation engineering and design. Toyota’s commitment to quality, reliability and customer satisfaction, the hallmark of the Toyota Production System, extends throughout more than 230 locations across North America. For more information, visit
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Jeff Rufener, President

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