Toyota Forklift Parts - In the U.S., Toyota Materials Handling inc., or TMHU, continues to be the top selling lift truck dealer since 1992. Proudly celebrating more than 40 years of service, the Irvine, California situated business provides a wide-ranging line of quality lift vehicles. Resulting from their status of superiority, reliability, and resilience, Toyota remains prevalent in this aggressive market. Quality is the keystone of Toyota's legendary Toyota Production System practiced at all manufacturing facilities, including TIEM, which is stands for Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturing, located in Columbus, Indiana. The bulk of the Toyota lift trucks sold in the U.S.A are built here.
Every one of Toyota's manufacturing facilities within Canada and the United States comply with the International Organization for Standardization or ISO 14001 standard. The Columbus TIEM plant has been honored on many occasions for its devotion to continual progress and its environmentally friendly systems. It is the first and only manufacturer to offer EPA and CARB-certified Compressed Natural Gas powered lift trucks on the market. To illustrate, the Toyota 8-Series IC lift trucks emit 70 percent fewer smog forming emissions than the current centralized EPA standards and have complied with California's strict emission standards and regulations.
TMHU, U.S.A. - Leading the Industry
Brett Wood, President of TMHU, links Toyota's success to its strong dedication to fabricating the best quality lift trucks at the same time as delivering the utmost client service and assistance. "We must be able to learn and predict the needs of our customers," said Brett Wood. "As a leader, our success also depends on our ability to address our customers' operational, safety and environmental cost issues." TMHU's parent company, Toyota Industries Corporation, also referred to as TICO, is listed in Fortune Magazine as the world's leading lift truck supplier and is amongst the magazines prestigious World's Most Admired Companies.
Redefining Environmental Accountability
Toyota's parent company, Toyota Industries Corporation, has imparted an excellent corporate principles towards environmental conservancy within Toyota. Toyota's rich history of environmental protection whilst retaining economic viability can not be matched by other organizations and unquestionably no other materials handling manufacturer can thus far rival Toyota. Environmental accountability is an important aspect of corporate decision making at Toyota and they are proud to be the first and only producer to provide UL-listed, EPA - and CARB -certified Compressed Natural Gas powered lift vehicles. Yet an added reason they remain a leader within the industry.
In 2006, Toyota released the 8-Series line. The 8-Series signifies both Toyota's innovation and leadership in the industry. It features an exclusive emission system that surpasses Federal EPA emission principles, and also meets California's more intricate 2010 emission standards. The end creation is a lift truck that produces 70% fewer smog forming emissions than the present Federal standards allow.
Also starting in 2006, jointly with the Arbor Day Foundation, Toyota added to its commitment to the environment. To this day more than 58,000 trees have been embedded in the ground throughout state forests and local parks that were damaged by fires and other ecological causes. 10,500 seedlings have also been spread through Toyota Industrial Equipment's system of sellers to non-profit organizations and neighborhood consumers to help sustain communities all over the U.S.
Toyota's lift trucks offer better stability, visibility, output, ergonomics, and all the foremost safety technology that has made Toyota an industry leader. The company's System of Active Stability, also referred to as "SAS", helps reduce the possibility of accidents and accidental injuries, in addition to increasing productivity levels while minimizing the likelihood of merchandise and equipment damage.
System Active Stability is able to perceive situations that might lead to lateral unsteadiness and possible lateral overturn. When any of these factors have been detected, the SAS will instantaneously engage the Swing Lock Cylinder to re-stabilize the rear axle. This adjusts the lift truck's stability footprint from triangular in shape to rectangular, offering a major increase in stability which substantially reduces the probability of a mishap from a lateral overturn. The Active Mast Function Controller or the Active Control Rear Stabilizer also helps to avoid injuries or accidents while adding durability.
SAS was initially launched to the market on the 7-Series internal combustion models in 1999 and subsequently catapulted Toyota into the industry leader for safety. Ever since then, SAS have been integrated into most of Toyota's internal combustion machines. It is standard equipment on the latest 8-Series. There are more than 100,000 SAS-equipped lift trucks in operation, exceeding 450 million hours combined. The increased population of SAS-equipped vehicles in the field, along with obligatory worker education, overturn fatalities across all designs have decreased by 13.6% since 1999. Furthermore, there has been an overall 35.5% fall in industry wide collisions, loss of control, falls and overturn from a lift vehicle for the same period.
Toyota's uncompromising values reach far beyond the machinery itself. The company believes in offering extensive Operator Safety Training courses to help clients satisfy and exceed OSHA standard 1910.178. Instruction courses, videos and a variety of resources, covering a wide scope of topics-from individual safety, to OSHA regulations, to surface and load situations, are available through the seller network.
Since the transaction of its first lift truck in the U.S. to the fabrication of its 350,000th lift vehicle produced in 2009 at Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturing, TMHU has maintained a solid existence in the U.S. This reality is demonstrated by the statistic that 99% of Toyota lift trucks sold in America at the moment are built in the United States.
TMHU is situated in Columbus Indiana and houses nearly 1 million square feet of manufacturing facilities over 126 acres of land. Facilities include a National Customer Center, as well as production operations and supply centers for equipment and service components, with the entire investment exceeding $113 million dollars.
The new National Customer Center was conceived to serve both dealers and consumers of TMHU. The facility includes a 360-degree showroom, a presentation theater complete with stadium seating for 32, an section for live product demonstrations with seating capability for 120; a presentation theater; Toyota's Hall of Fame showcasing Toyota's history since the birth of its originator, Sakichi Toyoda, in 1867, and lastly a instruction center.
TMHU has 68 authorized industrial equipment dealers, along with 189 dealership locations all through the United States, offering the most comprehensive and inclusive client support and customer service in the industry. The company's new and Certified Used lift trucks, service, components, and financing capabilities make Toyota dealerships a one-stop shop to ensure overall customer satisfaction.
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