Toyota Material Handling adds battery vendor to forklift parts program
EnerSys to join Starlift network to service industrial trucks and vehicles.
Material handling equipment dealer Toyota Material Handling U.S.A. (TMHU) has addedbattery and charger manufacturer EnerSys to its roster of suppliers for the firm's Starlift Parts Program, Toyota said Thursday.
The Starlift Parts Program is a full catalog of gear for all makes of forklifts, sweepers, scrubbers, personnel carriers, aerial work platforms, tow tractors, and other material handling equipment, Toyota says.
To help support its product launch, Reading, Pa.-based EnerSys recently attended TMHU's National Parts, Service, and CSS Manager's meeting in Orlando, Fla. where the company showcased their product and led a breakout session to train and educate attendees.
In addition to helping Toyota provide its dealer network with a complete product offering of Starlift products, the deal marks a move for TMHU to work more closely with EnerSys on developing integrated battery and charger technologies, TMHU Director of Aftermarket Operations Bret Bruin said in a release.
"Along with providing TMHU end-users easy access to our products, our participation in the STARLIFT program represents a key first step toward the development of more collaborative power solutions with TMHU," Chad Uplinger, EnerSys' vice president for motive power Americas, said in a statement.
- National Forklift Safety Day 2019 focuses on progress, best practices
- Power play for battery technology
- Lift truck makers celebrate National Forklift Safety Day 2019 with special offers and local events
- UniCarriers launches finance program for dealers
- Industrial health and safety experts to headline National Forklift Safety Day 2019
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. If you're not already logged in, you will be asked to log in or register.
Feedback: What did you think of this article? We'd like to hear from you. DC VELOCITY is committed to accuracy and clarity in the delivery of important and useful logistics and supply chain news and information. If you find anything in DC VELOCITY you feel is inaccurate or warrants further explanation, please ?Subject=Feedback - : Toyota Material Handling adds battery vendor to forklift parts program">contact Chief Editor David Maloney. All comments are eligible for publication in the letters section of DC VELOCITY magazine. Please include you name and the name of the company or organization your work for.