Toyota raises bar with environmentally friendly 8-Series lift truck
Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. unveiled Thursday its line of 8-Series lift trucks. The line includes models featuring load-handling capabilities ranging from 3,000 to 6,500 pounds, internal combustion cushion and pneumatic tires. The 8-Series lift truck is the world’s cleanest internal combustion lift truck available %%MDASSML%% exceeding 2007 federal EPA emission standards, the company reports.
“We have a long and distinguished history of providing the most innovative and durable lift trucks on the market, and the 8-Series is no exception,” said Shankar Basu, president and CEO of TMHU.
The 8-Series upholds Toyota’s reputation of durability. The fully redesigned chassis features a significant reduction in cosmetic sheet metal and plastic. This, combined with a durable engine hood and stamped steel side panels, allows the 8-Series to withstand harsh working environments.through the radiator, and a fully sealed air intake system is located high on the overhead guard pillar, keeping low lying dust and debris from entering the intake system.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
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