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 ProfileBold. 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.HistoryHyster Company 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 loggers who would shout “Hoist’er!” when a log was ready to be raised.Global ReachBehind the Hyster® brand is the strength of a large world-wide organisation 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 DesignThorough testing and life-cycle simulation verify the dependability of the design, while close cooperation between manufacturing and the marketing and service functions ensures new products meet uncompromising quality standards at every stage.ManufacturingHyster® benefits from the expertise and resources of a global manufacturing organization. Operations in 11 manufacturing locations across the globe produce quality components and assemble complete trucks for the different world markets.DistributionHyster® forklift truck products are distributed and supported through an extensive network of exclusive dealers.AwardsThrough NACCO Materials Handling Group (NMHG), Hyster has global certification for ISO9001:2008 and ISO14001:2001/2004.QualityDedication to quality runs through every aspect of designing, manufacturing, and delivering Hyster® products but is equally important in the management of supply chain relationships and the provision of training and expert support to distributors.Environmental InitiativesHyster® is part of NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. (NMHG), which recognises environmental sustainability and the highest standards of health and safety in its products.Parent CompanyHyster 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.