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Hyster Announces New Short Wheelbase Industrial Lift Truck at AISTech Show

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (May 4, 2015) – Hyster Company, a leading heavy-duty materials handling equipment manufacturer announces its new H300HD2S and H330HD2S industrial lift trucks at AISTech 2015, the nation’s largest steel exposition. Suitable for applications such as steel manufacturing, concrete and lumber, the new models are designed to offer 30,000-33,000 pounds of capacity with a shorter wheelbase.

The Hyster® H300HD2S and H330HD2S models come in response to customer demand for superb maneuverability combined with excellent capacity. Featuring an outstanding outside turning radius for the most compact operating conditions where space is limited and ease of use is paramount, the new trucks allow users to make efficient use of facility space.

Standard to these models is a right-sized Cummins QSB 4.5 L Tier 4 Interim engine mated to a three-speed power-shift ZF WG 161 transmission, which enables smooth shifting, precise inching and fast acceleration. The powertrain is engineered to offer outstanding fuel economy while providing full-rated lifting capacity.

“As a leading supplier of materials handling equipment to steel and other heavy-duty industries, Hyster is known for toughness and proven performance,” said Brett Schemerhorn, President of Big Truck, Americas for Hyster Company. “We are also known as industry innovators who work closely with customers to develop and deliver the right products for their specific needs, while helping to increase uptime and throughput, resulting in reduced total cost of ownership. These new trucks are evidence of Hyster’s top-notch performance in both of these areas.”

The new models feature an on-demand load-sensing hydraulic system, wet brake axles, on-demand cooling system and a closed ComforCab™ II. Additionally, they can be customized with a wide range of options and attachments, including masts, forks and carriages. The new models come standard with Hyster’s unsurpassed service and parts support network, with 98 percent of big truck parts ready for immediate shipment from Danville, Illinois.

The new H330HD2S will be on exhibit at AISTech 2015 in Hyster booth #2823 (hall A), May 4-7.

About Hyster Company
Based in Greenville, N.C., Hyster Company (www.hyster.com) is a leading world-wide lift truck designer and manufacturer. Hyster Company offers 130 lift truck models configured for gasoline, LPG, diesel and electric power, with one of the widest capacity ranges 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 (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 5,400 people world-wide.