Columbus, Ind. (Jan. 13, 2020) – Toyota Material Handling (TMH) has announced the launch of a new energy solutions platform designed to help the material handling industry meet the complex demands of evolving equipment, the environmental landscape, and energy management requirements. The new platform is called Toyota Industrial Energy Solutions.
Toyota Industrial Energy Solutions encompasses a suite of energy solutions to meet the current and future demands of material handling, including on-site consultation, environmental support, battery and alternative energy sources, chargers and accessories, and service and repair.
Toyota Industrial Energy Solutions utilizes resources that are unique to the Toyota dealer network, allowing customers to increase efficiency and optimize their operations. Through the new platform, Toyota forklift dealers can perform energy studies to highlight information and pinpoint efficiencies that optimize overall operational productivity.
“This is the next step on our journey to become a full-line provider of innovative, sustainable energy solutions for the material handling industry,” said Toyota Material Handling Senior Vice President Tony Miller. “As the market evolves and customers demand environmentally sustainable ways to power their forklifts, we will offer energy-saving and waste-reducing solutions nobody else in the industry can because of Toyota’s commitment to quality and our unmatched dealer network.”
The services provided through Toyota Industrial Energy Solutions include: reducing maintenance costs, lowering electric utility bills, reducing forklift downtime, and optimizing charging efficiency.
Toyota’s latest UL-rated lithium-ion battery lineup is part of the company’s aggressive offering for alternative energy solutions for its customers. Toyota is the first and only manufacturer in the industry to obtain UL-E and UL-EE certification for the combination of lift truck and lithium-ion batteries on a sit-down counterbalanced forklift. Over 50 lithium-ion battery solutions have now been tested and approved by Toyota for use across its electric forklift lineup.
“We remain committed to delivering the best products and services in the material handling industry, and that extends to alternative energy solutions,” Miller said. “Our customers count on us to offer versatile solutions that are also reliable and safe. Toyota Industrial Energy Solutions will help customers as they encounter evolving environmental standards and increasing throughput demands.”
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