MHI begins mass production of forklifts in China

  • 17-Dec-2009 04:26 EST

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has completed the construction of a new forklift truck production plant in Dalian, China, and launched mass production. The new plant—a facility of subsidiary Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Forklift (Dalian) Co., Ltd.—will initially manufacture the company’s newest-model forklift trucks with handling capacities between 1 and 3 ton (0.9 and 2.7 t) and supply them in China—the world’s largest market for engine-powered forklift trucks, according to MHI. In the future, MHI would like the facility to function as a forklift truck supply base to emerging markets. Core components initially will be provided from Japan, and the new plant will produce major welded components; other sheet metal parts will be procured locally. Annual production three years from now is targeted at about 7000 units.

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