Hyster Company Recognized for Sustainable Lift Trucks by Food Logistics Magazine

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Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Food Logistics magazine recently announced that Hyster Company is one of its 2014 Top Green Providers for the company’s continued efforts in developing sustainable, yet durable lift trucks, capable of withstanding some of the most demanding challenges.

“The award by Food Logistics showcases the promise of the Hyster brand – to provide our customers with the right combination of intelligence and toughness,” said Brett Schemerhorn, vice president of marketing for Hyster. “Through innovative battery technologies or right-sized internal combustion engines (ICE) with reduced emissions, our lift trucks have the brains to match their brawn in whatever application our clients need. This mixture of abilities allows Hyster lift trucks to deliver performance and sustainability, which ultimately helps reduce our customers total cost of ownership.

Hyster prides itself in offering an extensive breadth of environmentally friendly lift trucks—from zero emission electric models to ICE lift trucks with reduced emissions. The company focuses its efforts on engineering lift trucks that improve air quality through lower emissions and reduced energy consumption, as well as utilizing materials that reduce waste and increase recyclability.

Companies recognized as 2014 Top Green Providers in the June issue of Food Logistics (also available online), have shown initiative in incorporating green practices by providing customers with environmentally friendly products and services. Various industries were recognized this year, including food producers and manufacturers, 3PLs and transportation and logistics providers and equipment manufacturers.

About Hyster Company

Based in Greenville, N.C., Hyster Company (www.hyster.com) is a leading worldwide lift truck designer and manufacturer. Hyster Company offers 130 models configured for gasoline, LPG, diesel and electric power, with the widest capacity range in the industry — from 2,000 to 105,000 lbs. Supported by one of the industry’s largest and most experienced dealer networks, Hyster Company builds tough, durable lift trucks that deliver high productivity, low total cost of ownership, easy serviceability and advanced ergonomic features; accompanied by outstanding parts, service and training support.

Hyster Company is part of NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. (NMHG), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (NYSE:HY). Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc., headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, and its subsidiaries employ approximately 5,100 people worldwide.


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