Press Releases The Latest News & Views from Hyster Find out about the latest innovations from Hyster and get all our organisational and topical news from around the world. Telematics for Port Handling Equipment Drives EfficiencySeptember 2016Hyster® is encouraging port operations to improve efficiency by analysing usage data, restricting access and controlling daily checks on port handling equipment with the Hyster Tracker™ fleet management system. Tough Hyster Handling Solutions Showcased at IMHX 2016September 2016At the International Materials Handling Exhibition (IMHX) 2016, visitors had the chance to see how tough Hyster® trucks are meeting the needs of demanding applications at various stages of the supply chain – from ship to store to factory floor.Hyster Calls for More Forklift Monitoring and Controlled Operator AccessSeptember 2016Hyster Company is encouraging forklift owners, operators and managers to boost the efficiency of their operations by analysing usage data, restricting access and controlling daily checks. Katoen Natie Receives 1000th Hyster® TruckSeptember 2016Katoen Natie, a provider of international logistics services and port operations, has continued its successful roll-out of Hyster® equipment, receiving its 1000th Hyster® truck in the past five years. Custom Container Pivot Attachment Turns Recycling Upside DownJuly 2016To help empty wood chips quickly from containers in a recycling application, Hyster has developed a custom container pivot attachment on a ReachStacker.Sub-Zero Hero –The New Hyster® cold store reach truckJuly 2016The new cold store reach trucks from Hyster® turn the heat up on drivers while keeping components well protected from condensation.Hyster® Cool Truck for Demanding Waste and Recycling IndustriesJune 2016To help tough recycling and waste applications maintain efficiency Hyster® offers a forklift truck specifically designed to prevent the common problem of engines overheating due to dust, dirt and debris.Tough New Pedestrian Stacker From Hyster®June 2016Hyster® has launched a series of tough new pedestrian stackers that are easy to manoeuvre while stacking and retrieving loads from racking up to 6m high.Hyster® to Showcase Options for Fast, Fuel Efficient Cargo Processes at Toc 2016June 2016Speed, cost of ownership, weighing, data and the fuel efficiency of handling equipment are just some of the topics being addressed by Hyster® at this year’s Terminal Operators Conference (TOC) in Hamburg from 14-16 June. Improve Efficiency and Uptime in Recycling and Waste Applications With Lift Trucks From Hyster®June 2016At IFAT, from 30 May – 3 June 2016 in Munich, Hyster® showcased its wide range of products and specially engineered solutions suited to the tough and intensive operating conditions encountered in the recycling and waste management industry. UK Forklift Factory Sets Worldwide Standard for QualityJune 2016As Hyster celebrates 35 years of manufacturing in Craigavon, Northern Ireland, Alan Little says that a focus on quality has been the biggest contributor to its success.Tough New Hyster® Xt Forklift Series for Everyday Operations, EverywhereMay 2016Hyster® is introducing into European production a tough and durable series of 2.0 – 3.0 tonne capacity forklift trucks, built in the UK to suit a variety of everyday indoor and outdoor applications in logistics, distribution and manufacturingHyster Celebrates 35 Years of Success in CraigavonMay 2016The 20th and 21st April saw the celebration of 35 years of manufacturing tough Hyster® forklift trucks in Craigavon, Northern Ireland, where the latest product, the Hyster® XT Series forklifts is being introduced into European production.Hyster Celebrates 35 Years of Tough Trucks From CraigavonMay 2016In 2016, Hyster Company is celebrating 35 years of manufacturing tough forklift trucks at its plant in Craigavon, Northern Ireland.24 Hours in the Warehouse with HysterApril 2016How does a busy warehouse thrive during a 24 hour shift?Are Electric Forklifts Overtaking Combustion Engines? Asks HysterMarch 2016 Are Electric Forklifts Overtaking Combustion Engines? Asks HysterDiesel or LPG combustion engine forklift trucks used to be considered the only option to operate outdoors, but according to Karen Calver of Hyster, while IC trucks still have their benefits in many work environments, electric forklifts are increasingly being used outside. Hyster Receives GOOD DESIGN™ Award for Efficiency and Productivity Enhancing Stage IV ReachStackerMarch 2016Hyster Company has won a 2015 GOOD DESIGN™ award for its Stage IV (also known as Tier 4 Final) RS45-46 ReachStacker. 2-part stevedoring forklift for lifting in ships’ hullMarch 2016The Hyster® Special Projects Engineering Department has adapted a 40 tonne lift capacity Hyster forklift to meet the challenges of a tough stevedoring application.Hyster showcases robust solutions for warehouse logistics at Logimat 2016March 2016Storage capacity in warehouses and logistics centers is often in short supply so it is increasingly important for managers to maximise every square metre.Multi tool Hyster ReachStacker handles varied loadsFebruary 2016The Hyster® Special Projects Engineering Department has delivered a flexible solution to enable a Hyster® ReachStacker to overcome the challenge of handling varied load types.Hyster demonstrates full range of port equipment at TOC Middle East 2015December 2015The full range of Hyster materials handling equipment, from pallet trucks to container handlers, plays a key role in many port centric operations. The Real Cost Of Owning a 2.5t ForkliftOctober 2015Hyster releases infographic explaining the real cost of owning a 2.5t capacity ICE forklift, wherever you are in the supply chain.Hyster Approved Used - The way forward?October 2015Hyster ‘Approved Used’ forklift trucks are said to deliver a higher rate of reliability and better value than some of the lower priced new trucks currently on the market. David McIntyre from Hyster explains why this is his opinion, and what operations managers should look for in a refurbished 2-3.5t capacity forklift.Cool new Hyster truck for paper recycling industry revealed at RWMSeptember 2015Hyster has launched a new forklift truck designed for the paper industry to overcome the common problem of engines overheating due to dust and paper debris. The new truck will be on show publically for the first time at a resource efficiency and waste management event, RWM, in Birmingham, UK from 15-17 September.Eisenwerk Martinlamitz (EWM) relies on tough materials handling equipment from HysterAugust 2015After several years of testing, Eisenwerk Martinlamitz now exclusively relies on the robust materials handling equipment from Hyster, which is designed specifically for use in iron and steel works. The specially-equipped forklift trucks can withstand the heat of the furnace in the plant and can be used where space is limited.Hyster ReachStackers are the 'backbone' of Packing Center Hamburg operationAugust 2015New Hyster® RS46-36CH ReachStackers are considered to form the backbone of the operation at Packing Center Hamburg (PCH). Every year, approximately 35,000 TEUs are loaded and unloaded for import and export at the PCH container packing station – and that number is growing.Hyster widens application focusJuly 2015"The Hyster business is now structured to focus more on the user's application rather than the Hyster product groups," says Ian Melhuish, VP Product and Industry Solutions Group, Hyster. "This is an important change that simplifies and enhances the buying experience with solution packages for specific users."Hyster reveals 5 reliability checks for ICE forklift usersJune 2015Matthew Allen from Hyster reveals five checks that determine if a forklift truck is reliable and will keep going when you need it most. Stacks more from new Hyster empty container handlerMay 2015With reports of increasing global container trade, the new 5-8 high Hyster® empty container handler promises excellent flexibility and performance for terminal operators faced with an increasing number of empty containers.TOC 2015 visitors learn how Hyster solutions lower port costsMay 2015Port specific solutions from Hyster® will be the focus of Stand D10 at the TOC Europe in Rotterdam from 9-11 June.Upgrades for Hyster Spacesaver forkliftMarch 2015The Hyster® 2-3.5 tonne Spacesaver series of LPG forklifts has been upgraded with a powerful new engine, new mast designs and other features to provide higher performance and reliability, when working in tight warehouse spaces.Tough New Pallet Truck from HysterMarch 2015The new Hyster® P1.6-2.2 pedestrian powered pallet truck series has been intelligently designed throughout to deliver reliability, durability, and a low cost of operation.5 New Hyster empty container handlers for RSTFebruary 2015Rotterdam Shortsea Terminals (RST) has received five new Hyster® empty container handlers for its fast 24/7 operation, which handles up to ten container-ships a day. The new machines replace five existing Hyster empty container handlers commissioned in 2009.Hyster celebrates build of 1000th ReachStackerJanuary 2015"This 1000th ReachStacker is very special because it is one of the first Tier 4 final / Stage IV trucks to leave this factory," says Lucien Robroek, Vice President Big Trucks, NACCO Materials Handling Group (NMHG). "This design builds on our reputation of durability and tough trucks."Building the 1000th Hyster ReachStackerJanuary 2015"A dedication to quality runs through every aspect of designing, manufacturing, and delivering all Hyster® products," says Peter van Sommeren, Manufacturing Operations Manager at the NACCO Materials Handling Group (NMHG) factory in Nijmegen, the Netherlands as the 1000th Hyster ReachStacker flows along the production line.Hyster shows 25pc fuel savings from Stage IV / Tier 4fJanuary 2015“We now have up to 25pc fuel savings on our 2015 models, without loss of performance, compared to Stage IIIA 2010 trucks and many of our competitors,” says Jan Willem van den Brand, Product Strategy Manager Big Trucks, at a press conference at the factory where the 1000th Hyster® ReachStacker had just come off the production line. What Hyster® forklift drivers see, hear and feelNovember 2014When a forklift driver is expected to be productive for the duration of an 8 hour shift, the total driving experience really matters. David Rowell, Hyster Product Marketing Manager, reveals 15 ways that Hyster has developed its diesel and LPG Fortens™ range of 2-3.5 tonne trucks to optimise what a driver sees, hears and feels.Hyster® LPG forklift changes benefit indoor operatorsOctober 2014Hyster has introduced a new engine in its 2-3.5 tonne Fortens™ range of LPG forklifts offering high performance for intensive applications, as well as maximum fuel efficiency, low noise, low vibration and outstanding reliability.11 ways Hyster toughens up the supply chainOctober 2014Widely regarded as the toughest forklifts in the industry, the Hyster® Fortens™ series of IC trucks has undergone a transformation with new engines and mast options in the 2-3.5 tonne range.Mast design gives panoramic vision for Hyster forklift driversAugust 2014Hyster has redeveloped the mast on its 2-3.5 tonne ICE and electric forklifts to give drivers maximum fork visibility, resulting in faster cycle times and greater productivity.New forklift seat belts enforce driver belt useJuly 2014Forklift supervisors and managers will have an easier job enforcing seat belt use with the introduction of high visibility seat belts from Hyster.Brute strength from Hyster in a compact electric forkliftJuly 2014The new Hyster E4-5.5XN electric forklift truck series offers the same tough qualities as an IC (Internal Combustion) forklift truck delivering brute strength for intensive work.Hyster® Big Trucks Further Lower Fuel Usage Through Introduction Of Stage Iv - Tier 4 FinalMay 2014 Hyster has launched a full range of Stage IV / Tier 4 final compliant Big Trucks offering fuel savings of up to 25% for ports, terminals and heavy industry. Hyster® Tyre Handlers Help Increase Mining Machine UptimeMay 2014 Hyster has introduced a new series of tyre handling trucks for mining and earth moving equipment industries. The Hyster Tyre Handlers help to provide fast and cost effective changing of giant tyres on heavy duty mining trucks, while ensuring maximum protection for mechanics.New Hyster® Forklift For Metal IndustryMay 2014 Hyster has launched a new 16-18 tonne capacity forklift series for tough metal processing environments and storage applications.The Full Hyster Line For Port Centric OperationsMay 2014 The full range of Hyster materials handling equipment, from pallet trucks to container handlers, plays a key role in many port centric operations. Hyster remains the only full line supplier providing a complete solution to transfer goods from ship to store.Tier 4 Final Stage IV on Hyster agenda at TOC EuropeJune 2014 Tier 4 final / Stage IV regulations will be an important topic on the Hyster Europe stand F4 at TOC Europe 2014, from 24-26 June at ExCel in London, UK. This follows the launch of Tier 4 final (Tier 4f) / Stage IV compliant Hyster Big Trucks, offering fuel savings of up to 25% for ports, terminals and heavy industry.Strong Hyster Partnerships Deliver Low Cost Of OperationJune 2014A low overall cost of operation is one of the key benefits delivered to Hyster lift truck customers, thanks to a number of contributing factors, including innovative, tough products an understanding of specific applications requirements, global distribution partnerships and specialist cooperation with strategic supplier partners.Hyster HUB Event Simulates Demanding Handling ApplicationsMay 2014On a former airbase outside Düsseldorf, Germany, visitors to the Hyster HUB Event in May witnessed the latest technologies and developments helping to optimise complex supply chains. Compact Hyster® S7 Forklift is tough on paper weightApril 2014With space at a premium in paper reel warehouses, the compact Hyster® ‘S7’ forklift is flexing its 7 tonne strength with just a 4 tonne equivalent footprint. A clean lift for the paper industry with the new Hyster 12t forkliftMarch 2014The new 12 tonne capacity forklift from Hyster is reducing cost and improving productivity in the paper supply chain, and is helping to keep warehouse environments clean.Intermodal Asia 2014April 2014Project Manager, Big Trucks, for NMHG, the Netherlands, Peter Van der Aalst, will speak at Intermodal Asia 2014 on Thursday 3 April, at the Shanghai World Expo Center.NMHG Europe awarded Investors in People StandardMarch 2014The NACCO Materials Handling Group Inc. (NMHG) European Headquarters has been awarded the Investors in People Standard.Hald & Grunewald announced as new Hyster distribution partner in GermanyMarch 2014Hald & Grunewald GmbH has been announced as a new Hyster distribution partner in Germany covering the region of Württemberg. Hyster® Hub to Give a 360° View of Low Cost of Lift Truck OwnershipAugust 2016The next Hyster® HUB Event will take place from 4th – 7th October 2016 in Weeze, Germany, providing a showcase of lift truck solutions to overcome the many different challenges encountered by thriving businesses facing Industry 4.0.New Hyster trucks for bulky 16-18t loadsMarch 2014Hyster has launched four powerful 16-18 tonne forklift trucks designed to save fuel in heavy steel, concrete and pipe handling operations.Austrian Mine Gets A Grip On Hyster Tyre HandlerFebruary 2014To help change the giant tyres on heavy duty mining trucks at an iron ore mine in Austria, VA Erzberg GmbH has selected the latest Hyster tyre handling truck.NORGATEC Takes Over Distribution Of Hyster Products In Northern GermanyJanuary 2014NORGATEC GmbH has been appointed a Hyster dealer and, from 2014, will take over the distribution and after sales service support of Hyster materials handling equipment in North Germany. With 25 service centres, NORGATEC is one of the most powerful and experienced providers in the region.NMHG Europe Headquarters Moves To Larger PremisesDecember 2013The NACCO Materials Handling Group (NMHG) headquarters, serving Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), has moved to larger premises in Frimley, Surrey, in the UK, incorporating the Engineering Concept Centre.Latest Hyster 8-16t Forklifts Provide Versatility For Demanding ApplicationsNovember 2013The latest generation of 8-16T capacity lift trucks from Hyster provide exceptional versatility and power for demanding applications where attachment usage is common.The Compact Hyster Fortens Forklift For Operation In Tight SpacesNovember 2013A series of compact Hyster® Fortens® Cushion Tyre forklift trucks has been specially developed for high lift applications in confined areas.How To Buy A Reach TruckOctober 2013Reach trucks are a key ingredient for warehouses in all industry sectors. Robert O’Donoghue, Senior Product Strategy Manager, NMHG, provides 20 useful tips on what to look for when buying or hiring a reach truck in today’s marketplace, explaining why some features play such an important role.How Tough Trucks Boost Warehouse PerformanceOctober 2013Reliability is the most important truck feature for many warehouse managers according to research conducted by Hyster. But how do tough and reliable trucks have an impact on warehouse performance?New Hyster Reach Truck To Be Produced At Masate PlantOctober 2013Production of the new Hyster® Reach Truck will take place at the NMHG production plant in Masate, Italy.The Difference Is Clear With Mast On New Hyster Reach TruckOctober 2013The unique mast design featured on the new Hyster® Reach Truck lifts to an impressive 12.5m with exceptional stability and speed, offering high residual capacities.New Hyster Reach Truck UnveiledOctober 2013The new reach truck from Hyster has been launched at simultaneous events across Europe. The new model has propelled Hyster to the forefront of reach truck design, now making the brand one of the strongest partners for warehouse operations all over the world.'Profitable Low Emissions’ Extended To New Hyster H8-16xm RangeSeptember 2013Following the Hyster approach to low emissions container handling trucks, this ninth generation series of 8-16 tonne lift capacity Hyster® Big Trucks has been designed for use in demanding applications, such as within the ports and terminals, mining, construction, paper, logistics and heavy industry sectors. New Telemetry Offering From HysterAugust 2013Hyster has launched a new Wireless Access Monitoring System, Hyster® Tracker, which enables effective fleet management to support demanding materials handling operations. Latest Hyster Low Emission Big Trucks Hot Topic At TOC EuropeJune 2013Visitors to stand B50 at TOC Europe Exhibition and Conference, held at the Ahoy in Rotterdam from 25-27 June, will learn how the latest Hyster H8-16XM series forklift trucks deliver significant cost savings to Ports and Terminals operations.Intelligent Hyster Designs Shown At TOCJune 2013Hyster specialists at TOC Europe at the Ahoy in Rotterdam, from 25-27 June, will be offering advice to help optimise materials handling operations in Ports and Terminals. New Hyster Global Website Helps Forklift Decision Making ProcessJuly 2013A new ‘class-leading’ global Hyster website has been launched to help companies identify suitable trucks for their specific materials handling applications to aid the decision making process.Hyster Celebrates 60 Years Of Manufacturing In Nijmegen With Record VolumesJuly 2013The factory in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, where Hyster® Big Trucks are manufactured celebrates 60 years of Big Truck production in 2013, with reports of record numbers produced last year.NACCO Materials Handling Plant Manager To Be Awarded MBEJuly 2013Alan Little, Plant Manager of the NACCO Materials Handling Ltd factory in Craigavon, where Hyster and Yale forklift trucks are produced, has been recognised for services to Industry in Northern Ireland in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, 2013. NACCO Materials Handling Wins Environmental AwardJuly 2013The NACCO Materials Handling Group plant in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, where Hyster Big Trucks are manufactured, has won a Dutch environmental award, Milieuprijs Westenweurt 2013.Bauma Visitors See Hyster Tough Trucks For The Construction And Mining SectorsApril 2013Visitors to the BAUMA trade fair at the Messe München in Munich, Germany, saw how the extensive Hyster® materials handling offerings excel in the most demanding applications, such as the construction and mining sectors.‘Profitable Low Emissions’ Now Extended To Hyster H8-16xm RangeApril 2013New Hyster® H8-16XM forklift trucks, featuring new diesel engines and intelligent control functions, use less fuel to do more work than the previous generation models. A selection will be on display at BAUMA 2013. Hyster Tough Trucks For The Construction And Mining SectorsApril 2013Visitors to the BAUMA trade fair from 15-21 April 2013 at the Messe München in Munich, Germany, will see how the extensive Hyster® materials handling offerings excel in the most demanding applications, such as the construction and mining sectors.Hyster Previews New Telemetry Offerings At Bauma 2013April 2013A preview of the new Hyster® Tracker Wireless Access Monitoring System will take place on the Hyster stand at BAUMA 2013, from 15-21 April at the Messe München in Munich, GermanyHyster Presents Intelligent Designs For Handling Accommodation ContainersApril 2013At BAUMA 2013 Hyster will demonstrate a new design for handling accommodation containers.Six months on and Hyster and Briggs make a big entrance at IMHXApril 2013Briggs Equipment UK took over sales and service of the Hyster brand of lift trucks in the UK in October 2012. Six months on and visitors to IMHXat Birmingham's NEC from 19-22 March saw how Hyster® products and Briggs services are integrated and tailored for the most demanding applications.Hyster seminar sessions at IMHXMarch 2013A programme of specialist seminar sessions are taking place on the Hyster stand No. 1 everyday at IMHX from 19-22 March at the NEC, Birmingham.Ship to shore to store – Hyster handling capabilities showcased at IMHXMarch 2013At IMHX 2013 in Birmingham from 19-22 March, Hyster will demonstrate the role of handling equipment in transferring goods from ship to shore to store and the shop floor on external Stand No. 01.Hyster Lifetime Costs Attract Katoen NatieFebruary 2013Katoen Natie has purchased nine Hyster ReachStackers, one 25 and one 32 tonne forklift truck following a challenging tender process designed to identify the best total cost of ownership.UK forklift factory wins quality awardFebruary 2012 The Northern Ireland factory where and Yale forklift trucks are produced achieved the prestigious Northern Ireland Quality Award 2011 (EFQM).Production of forklift model ends after more than 25 yearsSeptember 2012 Last year, after more than 25 years in production, Hyster manufactured the last in a long line of XL 24v three wheel electric trucks.Saudi Arabian logistics company enhances efficiency with HysterNovember 2012Logistics Service Provider S.A. TALKE has enhanced efficiency and productivity at its site in Jubail, Saudi Arabiaand achieved a lower cost of operation, thanks to Hyster materials handling equipment. New Hyster J4.0-5.0XN forklift electrifies the 4-5 tonne segmentJanuary 2012Hyster Europe has launched the new J4.0-5.0XN electric counterbalance forklift truck as the 4-5 tonne market segment shows an increase in demand for tough electric forklifts.Tow tractor introduced by HysterDecember 2011Hyster Europe is pleased to introduce an electric tow tractor, the LO5.0T.Significant fuel savings with the new Hyster ReachStackerJune 2011Hyster has launched a new range of low emission ReachStackers for high performance container handling and believes that, in certain intensive operations, it can deliver fuel savings of up to 23%.Tyre and fuel savings for BCTN container terminals with HysterJuly 2012Two new Hyster empty container handlers have been delivered to Binnenlandse Container Terminals Nederland (BCTN) in Nijmegen and Den Bosch in the Netherlands.British Prime Minister visits NACCO Materials Handling Group (NMHG) factoryNovember 2012The NMHG factory in Northern Ireland received the visit of the Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday, 20th November.Hyster powers ahead with 24V forklift trucksFebruary 2012 Hyster® Europe has announced the launch of a compact 24V rear wheel drive forklift truck series that delivers a number of class-leading benefits including superior energy performance and a low cost of operation.Hyster records significant fuel savings in the Benelux regionMay 2012After prolonged testing by an independent user in the Benelux region, data shows that a new Hyster ReachStacker is using up to 5.7 litres (1.3 Gal) of fuel less per hour compared to competitor reachstacker models at the same container terminal.Retailer stores at highest levels with HysterSeptember 2010 UK Retailer, John Lewis sells a wide range of products of various shapes and sizes, presenting an interesting challenge for its warehousing operations. Big Truck order for Hyster after ‘double green’ success at Antwerp terminalJune 2012After the successful introduction of two new Tier 4i/Stage IIIB compliant Hyster empty container handlers at the Port of Antwerp, Zuidnatie has made further investments in seven new low emission, high capacity Hyster forklift trucks.Hyster to attract potential fuel savers at TOC EuropeMay 2012Hyster Europe will demonstrate ways of achieving fuel savings of up to 15% at TOC Europe 2012 (Terminal Operations Conference and Exhibition), from 12-14 June 2012, at the Antwerp Expo in Belgium on stand C6.7 tonne “Spacesaver” Hyster forklift for tough UK operationJuly 2012 A 7 tonne "Spacesaver" Hyster forklift truck, reported to be the narrowest and shortest of its type, has been delivered to a fertiliser manufacturer in the UK to help increase efficiency in its tough blending and bagging facility.New Hyster ‘barge’ handling reachstacker lowers fuel costsJuly 2012As part of the new range of low emission Hyster Big Trucks, the company has launched a new reachstacker for barge handling operations, which can deliver fuel savings of up to 20%, depending on the application.Rotterdam terminal reduces fuel costs with Hyster ReachStackerMay 2012Barge Center Waalhaven, a container terminal in Rotterdam, received such significant fuel cost reductions by introducing a new Hyster ReachStacker, that the Waalhaven Group has placed another order for a new Hyster ReachStacker and an empty container handler in Born.Tough Hyster trucks help PPC Cement enhance efficiency and customer satisfactionSeptember 2012 South African cement manufacturing plant, PPC Cement has improved operational efficiency and enhanced customer satisfaction levels, by using tough Hyster forklift trucks with specialist double pallet handling attachments.