Meet demand and increase productivity

Fluctuating demand and capacity utilization is challenging your operation–now is the timeto maximize productivity to stay competitive.


Turn Your Biggest Headaches Into Opportunities

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Limited Capital Budgets

Limited capital for new equipment can affect all aspects of your operation and your ability to meet the needs of your customers.

How can you better manage tight capital budgets?

  • Establish an appropriate maintenance plan to help extend useful life of your equipment
  • Evaluate leasing programs for lift truck acquisition needs
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You face the challenge of meeting strong demand for quality metal products while minimizing adverse effects on the environment and human health.

How are you going to minimize the impact?

  • Source from suppliers who strive for a greener supply chain
  • Develop a recycling plan for by-products of your operation
  • Embrace alternative power sources in your lift truck equipment
Exceed sustainability goals
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Working in the steel industry can be a very dangerous occupation.

How can you help keep your employees safe and reduce incidents?

  • Use telematicsto track lift truck access and provide training updates
  • Deploy equipment to handle variable loads and capacity
  • Enhance visibility and operatorprotectionwith next generation equipment
Help minimize risk and maximize compliance

Tough Environments

Dust, dirt and debris, along with extreme heat, can push your materials handling equipment and operators to their limit.

How are you going to optimize uptime?

  • Beat the heat with options designed to help protect the operator and truck components
  • Maximize productivity with high performance lift trucks offering low maintenance costs
  • Install equipment to defend against dust and debris
Combat the tough conditions

Load variation

Semi-finished or finished metal products vary significantly in type, shape, size and weight presenting significant load handling challenges.

How are you going to handle challenging loads?

  • Deploy large capacity trucks offering flexible solutions
  • Use attachments specific to steel handling applications
  • Use equipment with advanced hydraulics for smooth load handling
Big loads need big solutions
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Labor Retention

Even the most successfulcompanies struggle with recruiting and retaining qualified talentin atough working environment.

How are you going to reduce turnover?

  • Offer advanced ergonomic lift truck solutions to help reduce musculoskeletal problems
  • Implement training and development programs to keep your team engaged
  • Minimize downtime to keep your workforce productive
Deploy the right solutions


Take control with Game Changing Solutions

Proven Approaches

Demonstrated to Increase Productivity

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The range of Heavy Duty forklift trucks is engineered for maximum dependability in the most demanding applications. This is certainly true for the Walter Hundhausen facility located in Germany, with shards of iron 'raining' over the trucks at a temperature of 1,500°C. Parts of the operation are described as the ‘Gates of Hell’.

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True as Steel - Purpose built. Hyster.

High capacity range of lift trucks features some of the most trusted machines around. Whether looking for a standard forklift, or a specialised metal handling solution customers turn to Hyster for the biggest jobs around.

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