• About Hyster

    Hyster is a leading provider of forklift trucks and one of the best known names in the industry offering a comprehensive range of material handling equipment.

  • Company Profile

    Bold. This one word sums up Hyster®. When a materials handling application demands dependability...when nothing but the grittiest makes the grade...the answer is Hyster - among the toughest lift trucks on earth.

    History

    History

    Hyster® started as a manufacturer of lifting machines used in the rigorous logging industry of the United States' Pacific Northwest. The name originated from the call of the laborers who would shout "Hoist'er!" when a log was ready to be raised.

    Global Reach

    Global Reach

    Behind Hyster® is the strength of a large world-wide organization that takes a global approach to product design, manufacturing and supply-chain management. At the same time, Hyster can match products and services to specific customers and flex production capacity to respond to regional market demands.

    Product Design

    Product Design

    From concept to launch, every new Hyster® product follows a carefully structured development process in defined stages. Each step confirms the product will deliver all intended benefits to future users.

    Manufacturing

    Manufacturing

    Hyster® benefits from the expertise and resources of a global manufacturing organization. Operations in 12 manufacturing locations across the globe produce quality components and assemble complete trucks for the different world markets.

    Distribution

    Distribution

    Hyster Company is much more than a lift truck manufacturer. Through an outstanding dealer network, Hyster also serves as a fleet manager, part supplier, capital procurement specialist and trainer. All of these services - and more - are available from the local Hyster lift truck dealer, a trained materials handling professional with years of experience. 

    Awards

    Awards

    Through NACCO Materials Handling Group (NMHG), Hyster has global certification for ISO9001:2008 and ISO14001:2001/2004, awarded for the implementation of quality systems for the design and manufacture of internal combustion-powered and electric-powered industrial forklift trucks and forklift truck components.  

    Environmental Initiatives

    Environmental Initiatives

    Hyster® is part of NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. (NMHG), which recognizes environmental sustainability and the highest standards of health and safety in its products, workplace and community as fundamental to its worldwide business operations.

    Parent Company

    Parent Company

    Hyster is part of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. ("Hyster-Yale") a publicly traded company based in the United States. Hyster-Yale and its subsidiaries employ over 5,000 people world-wide.