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This Year’s Top Forklift Manufacturers

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As 2016 draws to a close, we thought we’d round off the year with a look at the Top 10 Forklift Manufacturers by revenue.
At number 10 is Komatsu based in Tokyo, Japan. With revenues of $15.414 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016 this company can certainly hold it’s own when it comes to construction, mining and utility equipment.
Hangcha Group comes in at number 9 with revenue of $971 million, the company are based in China and enjoy sales all over the globe.
Number 8 on the list is Anhui Forklift Group which are based in Anhui, China with reported revenues of $1.123 million.
UniCarriers who are based in Kanagawa, Japan, had revenues of $1.528 billion for the fiscal year and that put them at number 7 on the Top 10 list.
Another well known Japanese company, namely Mitsubishi Nichiyu Forklift Company Ltd had revenues of $2.159 billion for fiscal year and so sees them almost half way up the Top 10 list at number 6.
At number 5 is an American company, based in Ohio, Crown Equipment is a privately-held company based and announced revenues of $2.5 billion in the last fiscal year.
Making the Top 4 is Hyster-Yale Materials Handling who last year announced consolidated revenues of $2.578 billion as the parent company of Hyster and Yale brands of lift trucks.
The Hamburg based German company, The Jungheinrich Group had revenues of $3.058 billion putting them with in the Top 3.
Just missing out on the top spot is the KION Group. Made up of several lift truck brands including Linde, STILL, Voltas, Baoli, Fenwick, OM STILL as well as Egemin Automation, the German based company announced revenues of $5.535 billion.
Finally, in at number 1 is Toyota Industries. The Japanese Forklift maker had revenues purely from material handling and the forklift market were $8.344 billion, making Toyota Industries the largest lift truck manufacturer in the world.
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