Toyota News Releases

TOYOTA FORKLIFTS CONTINUES TO LEAD IN INDUSTRY SURVEY

August 8th, 2016 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Forklifts earned the number one spot in a study to determine which brand of forklift is the industry leader in four key areas: quality, value, cost of ownership and safety.

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TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING STRENGTHENS ITS EXECUTIVE TEAM WITH THE ADDITION OF BILL FINERTY AND PROMOTION OF BOB BOSWORTH

August 8th, 2016 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) recently bolstered its executive team with the addition of Bill Finerty as vice president of sales and marketing. Bill joins TMHU after an extensive search to find a replacement for Bob Bosworth, who announced his intention to retire early next year. During the transition, Bob assumes the title of senior vice president of sales and marketing for TMHU.

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Limited Time Only! Get a New Toyota Electric Pallet Jack for $2,999

July 13th, 2016 - Toyota's Legendary Productivity, Quality, Durability, Reliability & Value

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TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING ANNOUNCES ADDITIONS TO ITS LEADERSHIP TEAM

May 5th, 2016 - COLUMBUS, Ind. Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) recently announced Bret Bruin was promoted to Director of Aftermarket Operations and Tracy Stachniak was promoted to Director of Human Resources and Training and Development.

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TOYOTA HONORS TOP FORKLIFT DEALERS WITH PRESIDENT'S AWARD

April 14th, 2016 - COLUMBUS, Ind.Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) recently announced the 2015 winners of its prestigious President's Award. Every year, Toyota selects its top forklift dealers who excel in parts, service and equipment sales, customer satisfaction, and overall dealership operations, and awards them with its highest honor. The winning dealers were announced at Toyota's Annual Forklift Dealer Meeting this month. The group will celebrate together on a Toyota-sponsored trip to New Zealand later this year.

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TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING U.S.A. RECEIVES INDUSTRY AWARD

February 9th, 2016 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Material Handling U.S.A. (TMHU), the world’s leading brand of material handling equipment, has earned the prestigious Most Valuable Supplier (MVS) Award for 2016.

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TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING RECEIVES SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM UNITED RENTALS

February 9th, 2016 - COLUMBUS, United Rentals Supplier of the Year AwardInd. – Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), the world’s leading brand of material handling equipment, was named Supplier of the Year for 2015 by United Rentals, Inc., the largest equipment company in the world.

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TOYOTA LAUNCHES FORKLIFT ELECTRONIC DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM

February 9th, 2016 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Industrial Equipment (TIE), the world’s leading brand of material handling equipment, recently launched the Toyota Electronic Diagnostic (T.E.D.) expert system for dealer technicians.

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TOYOTA INVESTS IN NEW FITNESS FACITLITY FOR ASSOCIATES AND FAMILIES

February 5th, 2016 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Industrial Equipment (TIE), the number one forklift brand in North America for thirteen years, recently announced a construction project to add a new building to its North American corporate headquarters in Columbus, Indiana.

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TOYOTA FORKLIFT NUMBER ONE FOR QUALITY AND VALUE FOR 11 CONSECUTIVE YEARS

January 11th, 2016 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Forklift earned the number one spot in a Peerless Research Group study for quality, value and lowest cost of ownership.

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TOYOTA CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF MANUFACTURING EXCELLENCE IN INDIANA

January 11th, 2016 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg., Inc. (TIEM), the Indiana-based company responsible for building Toyota brand forklifts, commemorated the manufacturing plant’s 25 years of operations in the U.S.A.

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TOYOTA NUMBER ONE FORKLIFT BRAND FOR 13 CONSECUTIVE YEARS

January 11th, 2016 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Forklift once again achieved the number one position as the world’s largest forklift brand in Modern Materials Handling’s Annual Top 20 Lift Truck Suppliers list.

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TOYOTA FORKLIFT LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

January 11th, 2016 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Forklift, the world’s leading brand of material handling equipment, has partnered with Blackstone Media to launch their redesigned website: ToyotaForklift.com.

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LOCAL COMMUNITIES BENEFIT FROM TOYOTA'S HOLIDAY DONATIONS

January 11th, 2016 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Forklifts, the world’s leading brand of material handling equipment, demonstrated its commitment to giving back with donations to the Midwest Food Bank, Columbus Firemen’s Cheer Fund and other local charities.

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OSHA to Increase Fines for the First Time in Decades

December 30th, 2015 - No Better Time than now to Ensure Your Operation is in Compliance

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Section 179 is Back for 2016 and Better

December 22nd, 2015 - Deductions Have Increased and So Have Your Potential Savings

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Toyota Forklifts of Atlanta Augusta Branch Officially Recognized for ASEC Certification

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Green Initiatives in the Supply Chain

November 16th, 2015 - What You Can do to Conserve, and Save

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Toyota Industrial Equipment Holds 25 Year Anniversary Celebration

November 16th, 2015 - 25 Years of U.S. Production for North America Forklifts

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Toyota Ranks #1 in Quality and Lowest Cost of Ownership

November 16th, 2015 -

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TOYOTA LAUNCHES THREE NEW PRODUCTS THIS MONTH

October 13th, 2015 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Industrial Equipment introduced several new products to its customers and dealers this month including a new Reach Truck, a new 80-Volt Electric and a High-Capacity IC forklift.

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TOYOTA LAUNCHES NEW WALKIE STRADDLE STACKER AND WALKIE ELECTRIC PALLET JACK

October 13th, 2015 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Industrial Equipment introduced a new 4,500 lb. walkie electric pallet jack and new 2,000 lb. and 2,500 lb. walkie straddle stackers made for delivery, retail, warehouse and narrow-aisles customers.

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TOYOTA EXPANDS MANUFACTURING PLANT TO SUPPORT STRATEGIC INITIATIVES

October 13th, 2015 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturing (TIEM) recently announced a new $16 million dollar expansion and building renovation at its forklift manufacturing plant in Columbus, Indiana.

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Toyota Announces Expansion of North American Forklift Production Facility

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CONGER TOYOTALIFT RECEIVES AWARD FOR CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

September 15th, 2015 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – After a tremendous team effort by Conger Toyotalift, Toyota Industrial Equipment presented the Green Bay, Wisconsin, dealership with Toyota’s top North American Aftersales Service Evaluation and Certification (ASEC) award in 2014.

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BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY FAIR NAMES BUILDING AFTER TOYOTA INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT TO SHOW ITS APPRECIATION FOR FORKLIFT DONATION

July 23rd, 2015 - COLUMBUS, Ind., -- Toyota Industrial Equipment (TIE) Executives and Bartholomew County Fair Board Members gathered yesterday at the Bartholomew County Fair to celebrate TIE’s recent forklift donation and the new name of a fair building

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TOYOTA HONORS TOP FORKLIFT DEALERS WITH PRESIDENTS AWARD

July 23rd, 2015 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) recently announced the 2014 winners of its prestigious President’s Award

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TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING NORTH AMERICA PRESIDENT & CEO BRETT WOOD APPOINTED INDUSTRIAL TRUCK ASSOCIATIONS NEW CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

July 23rd, 2015 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Material Handling North America (TMHNA) President and CEO Brett Wood has been appointed the new Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Industrial Truck Association (ITA)

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TOYOTA MARKS MANUFACTURING MILESTONE WITH CELEBRATION OF 500,000TH FORKLIFT BUILT IN NORTH AMERICA

July 23rd, 2015 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota marked a manufacturing milestone with the production and sale of its five hundred thousandth forklift built at the company’s manufacturing facility, Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg, Inc. (TIEM)

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TOYOTA INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT LAUNCHES FORKLIFT VEHICLE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

July 23rd, 2015 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Industrial Equipment has launched the company’s first vehicle management system, T-Matics. The system, which includes dashboard-style, web-based reporting, is available for factory order April 1

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TOYOTA LAUNCHES NEW AND IMPROVED 3-WHEEL ELECTRIC FORKLIFT

July 23rd, 2015 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Industrial Equipment launched its new 3-Wheel Electric forklift to Toyota’s industry-leading dealer network in Atlanta last month

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TOYOTA SUPPORTS SECOND ANNUAL NATIONAL FORKLIFT SAFETY DAY

July 23rd, 2015 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – In an ongoing effort to increase the awareness of forklift safety, Toyota Industrial Equipment is proud to support the second annual National Forklift Safety Day (NFSD)

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TOYOTA INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT SELECTS SPRINT AS EXCUSIVE NETWORK PROVIDER FOR FIRST-OF-A-KIND FORKLIFT VEHICLE MANAGEMNT SYSTEM, T-MATICS MOBILE

July 23rd, 2015 - Warehouse and distribution center managers can now instantly evaluate and coordinate forklift fleet and operator activity across multiple facilities

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TOYOTA ADDS CESAR JIMENEZ TO EXECUTIVE TEAM

July 23rd, 2015 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Industrial Equipment announced Cesar Jimenez has been promoted to director, product planning, technical services and warranty. He is the newest member of Toyota’s executive team

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All-New Toyota 3-Wheel Counterbalance Forklift

June 18th, 2015 - Over 30 Improvements to the New Model Launced this Month

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TOYOTA SUPPORTS SECOND ANNUAL NATIONAL FORKLIFT SAFETY DAY

June 6th, 2015 - Toyota President Jeff Rufener Serves as Chairman of the NFSD Task Force

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Forklift Safety Day is June 9th, 2015

May 27th, 2015 - 10 Things You Can Do to Celebrate and Prepare

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Toyota Industrial Equipment Partnering with I.D. Systems on New Wireless Vehicle Management System

April 2nd, 2015 - A more efficient and productive forklift fleet is on the horizon

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New OSHA Safety Report; The Cost of Not Protecting Our Workforce

March 24th, 2015 - Executive Summary from OSHA

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Toyota Forklifts of Atlanta Receives Toyota's Prestigious President's Award for 2014

March 12th, 2015 - Three consecutive years of high achievement for the World's #1 Forklift Manufacturer

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Four Major Benefits of Comprehensive Forklift Operator Training

March 12th, 2015 - It's not just about compliance, it's an investment in your bottom line!

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Half Million Forklifts and Counting

March 9th, 2015 - Toyota Forklifts of Atlanta Delivers Toyota's 500,000 Forklift to Rock Tenn!

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Four Levels of Learning

February 10th, 2015 - How People Become Proficient and the Stages They Go Through

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Five Major Benefits of Planned Preventive Maintenance

January 12th, 2015 - Plan Your Equipment Costs Instead of Letting the Costs Plan You

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2015 U.S. Economic Preditions

December 16th, 2014 - What Most Experts Believe is Coming for the U.S. Economy in 2015

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Forklift Equipment Acquisition Strategies

November 17th, 2014 - Questions You Want to Answer Before You Decide

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TOYOTA GENUINE PARTS ONCE AGAIN RANKS HIGHEST IN ALL CATEGORIES OF FORKLIFT PARTS SURVEY

October 23rd, 2014 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A, Inc. (TMHU) announced Toyota Genuine Parts ranked highest against competing brands for another consecutive year in the 2014 Lift Truck Parts Study*.

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TOYOTA RANKS NUMBER ONE FORKLIFT SUPPLIER WORLDWIDE FOR 12TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR, WIDENS GAP

October 16th, 2014 - COLUMBUS, Ind., – For the 12th consecutive year, Toyota achieved the top position as the world’s largest lift truck supplier in Modern Materials Handling’s Annual Top 20 list.

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OSHA Announces its Top-Ten Cited Standards of 2014

October 14th, 2014 - San Diego – OSHA, together with Safety+Health magazine, on Sept. 16 unveiled the agency's Top 10 most-cited violations for fiscal year 2014 during the NSC Congress and Expo.

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Ebola, Influenza and Productivity: What the Recent Outbreak has Taught Us

October 14th, 2014 - From Ebola to Influenza, Preparedness and Communication Are a Hedge Against Lost Productivity

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Toyota Forklifts of Atlanta Complete Purchase of MDS Forklifts, Inc.

September 18th, 2014 - Improving Our Ability to Provide High Quality Forklift Services Throughout a Larger Atlanta Metro Area

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Here We Grow Again

September 18th, 2014 - Ground Has Been Broken in Augusta for Our Expansion

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Pedestrian Safety is No Accident

September 16th, 2014 - What You Need to Know About Pedestrians Around Forklifts

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3 Steps to Improve Productivity

September 12th, 2014 - Qualities in Leaders that Transcend Functional Roles

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8 Factors Reducing the Safe Lifting Capacity of Your Forklift

August 8th, 2014 - Is your 5,000lb forklift really lifting 5,000lbs safely?

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FOR 10 CONSECUTIVE YEARS, TOYOTA FORKLIFTS RANK NO. 1 FOR QUALITY, VALUE, AND LOWEST COST OF OWNERSHIP IN PEERLESS RESEARCH STUDY

July 22nd, 2014 - IRVINE, Calif., (July 22, 2014) – IRVINE, Calif., – Toyota Material Handling U.S.A., Inc.’s (TMHU) lift trucks ranked number one for the tenth year in a row for quality, value and lowest cost of ownership.

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Beat Heat Illnesses in the Warehouse

July 15th, 2014 - Summer Heat Illness Avoidance Safety Tips

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TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS

July 7th, 2014 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), the supplier of the number one selling lift truck in North America, today announced three new managerial appointments to support the company’s mission to build on its reputation of excellence.

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TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING NORTH AMERICA APPOINTS KEVIN ALEXANDER TO CHIEF PROCUREMENT OFFICER

June 17th, 2014 - COLUMBUS, Ind. – Toyota Material Handling North America (TMHNA) today announced the appointment of Chief Procurement Officer Kevin W. Alexander, effective immediately.

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TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR INAUGURAL NATIONAL FORKLIFT SAFETY DAY

June 13th, 2014 - WASHINGTON, D.C. & COLUMBUS, Ind. – In an effort to increase awareness of the importance of forklift safety, Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), the nation’s leading forklift supplier, announced its proud support of the inaugural National Forklift Safety Day.

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TOYOTA LIFT TRUCKS RANKED SAFEST IN MATERIAL HANDLING STUDY

May 29th, 2014 - COLUMBUS, Ind. - For the fourth consecutive year Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), the nation's leading forklift supplier, ranked number one in safety, fewest safety-related incidents and most affordable to maintain in terms of safety in a study conducted by Peerless Research Group on Lift Truck Safety.*

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2014 President's Award Winner

May 21st, 2014 -

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Keeping Your Cool in the Heat

May 15th, 2014 - Overheating Forklifts are Expensive and Reduce Useful Life

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TOYOTA EXPANDS 8-SERIES LINE WITH NEW STAND-UP RIDER FORKLIFT

April 22nd, 2014 - COLUMBUS, Ind., - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) announced the launch of its new 8-Series Electric Stand-Up Rider Counterbalance forklifts

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Four Decades of OSHA; The Mission and the Results

April 15th, 2014 - How OSHA Has Impacted Business and Employee Safety Since 1971

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PLANT ENGINEERING MAGAZINE BESTOWS 'PRODUCT OF THE YEAR' AWARD TO THREE TOYOTA 8-SERIES FORKLIFTS

April 7th, 2014 - Columbus, Ind. - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), the supplier of the number one selling lift truck in North America, took home honors in Plant Engineering magazine's annual "Product of the Year" award program for three of the company's 8-Series forklift models.

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TOYOTA HONORS TOP DEALERS WITH PRESTIGIOUS PRESIDENTS AWARD

April 2nd, 2014 - COLUMBUS, Ind.- Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) recently announced the 2013 winners of its prestigious President's Award.

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TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING NORTH AMERICA PRESIDENT & CEO BRETT WOOD APPOINTED TO TWO LEADING MATERIAL HANDLING INDUSTRY ORGANIZATION EXECUTIVE BOARDS

March 25th, 2014 - COLUMBUS, Ind. - Toyota Material Handling North America (TMHNA) President and CEO Brett Wood has been appointed to serve on the 2014-2015 Manufacturers Board of Advisors of the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) and to the 2014-2015 Board of Governors for the Material Handling Institute (MHI).

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Operator Training or Teaching?

March 11th, 2014 - Which is Best and Which do You Provide?

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TOYOTA ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF FACEBOOK PHOTO CONTEST 'LIFT A CO-WORKER, LIFT A COMMUNITY'

February 26th, 2014 - Nonprofit Organizations Awarded Material Handling Equipment and Monetary Donations

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TOYOTA ENHANCES HAND PALLET TRUCK LINE

February 25th, 2014 - 10 Models & Specialty Applications Offered to Provide One of the Most Comprehensive Pallet Jack Lines in the Industry

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TOYOTA "GIVING VETERANS A LIFT" PROGRAM EXTENDS THROUGH 2014

February 20th, 2014 - Dealership Technician Career Opportunities and Operator Safety Training Extended to Veterans

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TOYOTA SUPPORTS THE PLANTING OF MORE THAN 30,000 TREES AND CONTRIBUTES AN ELECTRIC PALLET TRUCK TO THE ARBOR DAY FOUNDATION

February 18th, 2014 - Long-standing Relationship with Arbor Day Foundation Results in Nearly 90,000 Trees Planted

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Dock Safety

February 10th, 2014 - 4 Things You Can Do to Improve it

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TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING EQUIPMENT HELPS HAUL AWAY HUNGER IN ANNUAL TOYOTA TUNDRA FOOD DRIVE

February 4th, 2014 - COLUMBUS, Ind., - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) successfully participated in the Tri-State Toyota Dealers' seventh annual food donation, serving as a key partner, along with Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., and Toyota Financial Services to collect and distribute nonperishable food to benefit the non-profit hunger relief organization, Philabundance.

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TOYOTA GENUINE PARTS RANKS HIGHEST IN ALL CATEGORIES OF LIFT TRUCK PARTS SURVEY

January 14th, 2014 - COLUMBUS, Ind., - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A, Inc. (TMHU) today announced Toyota Genuine Parts ranked highest against competing brands in all four categories measured in the 2013 Lift Truck Parts Study*.

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Site-Specific Operator Training

January 13th, 2014 - Helping Your Operators Know YOUR Facility

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TOYOTA EXPANDS 8-SERIES SMALL CAPACITY DIESEL LIFT TRUCK LINE WITH NEW CLEAN-BURNING 1ZS ENGINE

December 19th, 2013 - Small Capacity Lift Trucks Offer Significant Advancements in Fuel Efficiency, while Meeting Stringent Federal EPA Tier 4-Final Diesel Engine Standards

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TOYOTA LAUNCHES FACEBOOK PHOTO CONTEST 'LIFT A CO-WORKER, LIFT A COMMUNITY'

November 26th, 2013 - COLUMBUS, Ind. - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) launched the Company's Lift a Co-Worker, Lift a Community Facebook contest benefiting nonprofits.

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Readying Your Warehouse for Winter

November 14th, 2013 - Six Things You Can Do to Save Energy and Money

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TOYOTA'S CONTINUOUS DEDICATION TO PHILANTHROPY

November 4th, 2013 - COLUMBUS, Ind. -Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), supplier of the number one selling lift truck in North America, remains committed to philanthropic efforts for various organizations that benefit the environment, veterans groups, safety issues and local community-related groups.

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TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING UNVEILS GRAND OPENING OF NORTH AMERICAN NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS

November 4th, 2013 - COLUMBUS, Ind. -Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc., (TMHU), maker of the number one lift truck in North America, today unveiled the company's new North American headquarters in Columbus, Ind.

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TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING, U.S.A, INC. ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT CHANGES

October 21st, 2013 - IRVINE, Calif., – Toyota Material Handling U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) today announced management changes including the appointment of Joe Cacopardo to national marketing manager and Anne Ewing to national manager of dealer IT operations.

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Workplace Safety Improvement

October 7th, 2013 - Four Decades of OSHA: See the Results

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TOYOTA RANKED NUMBER ONE LIFT TRUCK SUPPLIER WORLDWIDE FOR ELEVENTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

October 3rd, 2013 - IRVINE, Calif., - For the 11th consecutive year, Toyota achieved the top ranking as the world's largest lift truck supplier in Modern Materials Handling's Annual Top 20 listing.

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Forklift Pre-Shift Inspections

September 12th, 2013 - A Practical Approach

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2012 Most Frequently Cited Standards by OSHA

September 12th, 2013 - Forklift Citation Fall in the Middle of the Top Ten

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Toyota Forklifts of Atlanta Receives ASEC Award

August 19th, 2013 - Toyota Material Handling has presented Toyota Forklifts of Atlanta with a brand new equipped service van and an award for implementing a global quality program at the Atlanta dealership.

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TOYOTA FORKLIFTS OF ATLANTA RECEIVES AWARD AND NEW SERVICE VAN FOR CHANGES MADE TO DEALERSHIP

August 19th, 2013 - IRVINE, Calif. -Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), the supplier of the number one selling lift truck in North America, presented Toyota Forklifts of Atlanta with a brand new equipped service van and an award for implementing a global quality program at the Atlanta dealership.

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TOYOTA NAMED GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN PARTNER BY INBOUND LOGISTICS FOR FIFTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

August 15th, 2013 - IRVINE, Calif., - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) today announced it has been named to Inbound Logistics' list of 2013 Green Supply Chain Partners.

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TOYOTA LAUNCHES NEW AND ENHANCED WEBSITES FOR SERVICE TECHNICIAN EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

August 5th, 2013 - IRVINE, Calif. - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), supplier of North America's No. 1 selling forklift, announced today that it has launched a newly enhanced website for U.S.-based technician employment opportunities at http://www.toyotalifttech.com/, as well as a brand new site for Canadian-based tech jobs provided in both English and French languages at http://www.toyotalifttech.ca/.

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TOYOTA DONATES TO VINCENNES UNIVERSITY LOGISTICS EDUCATION AND TRAINING CENTER

July 22nd, 2013 - IRVINE, Calif. -Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), the supplier of the number one selling lift truck in North America, Toyota donates to Vincennes University Logistics Education and Training Center is donating equipment and resources to support theVincennes University Logistics Education and Training Center located in Plainfield, Ind. Toyota's contributions, designed to enrich the University's material handling program, include: two lift truck engines, an internal combustion (I.C.) lift truck, along with hands-on instruction in TMHU's "Train-the-Trainer" Operator Safety Program.

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TOYOTA COMMITS TO ARBOR DAY FOUNDATION TO PLANT A TREE FOR EVERY 8-SERIES LIFT TRUCK SOLD IN 2013

July 18th, 2013 - IRVINE, Calif. -Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), the supplier of the number one selling lift truck in North America, announced that for every new 8-Series lift truck sold in 2013, Toyota will make a donation to the Arbor Day Foundation to have a tree planted in a forest damaged by fire or other natural causes in the U.S. and in Canada.

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TOYOTA HONORS TOP SUPPLIERS WITH ANNUAL AWARD

June 17th, 2013 - COLUMBUS, Ind. - Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg., Inc. (TIEM), the Indiana-based plant responsible for manufacturing the majority of Toyota's lift trucks sold in North America, announces the winners of its annual Supplier of the Year Award.

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TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING, U.S.A, INC. APPOINTS TRACY STACHNIAK TO NATIONAL MANAGER OF HUMAN RESOURCES

June 4th, 2013 - IRVINE, Calif., - Toyota Material Handling U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) today announced the appointment of Tracy Stachniak as national manager of human resources.

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TOYOTA LIFT TRUCKS RANKED SAFEST IN MATERIAL HANDLING STUDY

May 1st, 2013 - For the third consecutive year Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), the nation's leading forklift supplier, ranked number one as the lift truck buyers and specifiers consider safest in a recent study conducted by Peerless Research Group on Lift Truck Safety.

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TOYOTA LIFT TRUCKS RANK NO. 1 FOR QUALITY, VALUE AND LOWEST COST OF OWNERSHIP IN RECENT PEERLESS RESEARCH STUDY

April 23rd, 2013 - IRVINE, Calif., -Toyota Material Handling U.S.A., Inc.'s (TMHU) lift trucks have been ranked number one, for the ninth year in a row, for quality and value in a recent study conducted by Peerless Research Group.

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TOYOTA HONORS TOP DEALERS WITH PRESTIGIOUS PRESIDENT'S AWARD

April 3rd, 2013 - IRVINE, Calif. - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) recently announced the 2012 winners of its prestigious President's Award.

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TOYOTA STRENGHTHENS 8-SERIES LIFT TRUCK LINE WITH NEW LARGE DIESEL PNEUMATIC TRUCKS, POWERFUL NEW ENGINE

April 2nd, 2013 - IRVINE, Calif. -Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), the supplier of the number one selling lift truck in North America, unveiled its 8-Series large diesel lift truck line, which includes 8,000 to 17,500 lb. internal combustion (I.C.) pneumatic tire models and a newly designed and advanced Toyota-built 3.0-liter, 4-cylinder, high performance engine.

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TOYOTA HONORED WITH 'GOLD' IN PLANT ENGINEERING MAGAZINE'S PRODUCT OF THE YEAR AWARDS

March 19th, 2013 - IRVINE, Calif. - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), the supplier of the number one selling lift truck in North America, was honored in Plant Engineering magazine's annual "Product of the Year" awards program for Toyota's Galvanized Chassis option.

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TOYOTA EARNS RECOGNITION AS A JOHN DEERE "PARTNER LEVEL SUPPLIER"

March 19th, 2013 - IRVINE, Calif., - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2012 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program.

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TOYOTA EXTENDS COMPANYS PHILANTHROPIC OUTREACH TO VETERANS

March 14th, 2013 - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), the supplier of the number one selling lift truck in North America, announced the extension of the company's philanthropic efforts to help the country's veterans by donating tovarious veterans programs.

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TOYOTA DONATES LIFT TRUCK TO MIDWEST FOOD BANK

February 13th, 2013 - Locally Manufactured Forklift to Assist Food bank Serving the State of Indiana

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TOYOTA DONATES LIFT TRUCKS TO COLUMBUS, IND. COMMUNITY

December 27th, 2012 - Locally Manufactured Forklifts Give a Lift to United Way of Bartholomew County and Columbus' City Garage

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TOYOTAS GIVING VETERANS A LIFT PROGRAM PAYS IT FORWARD THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

December 17th, 2012 - Marines Use Certified Forklift Training Skills to Help Transport Toys for Tots Donations in their Community

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TOYOTA EARNS IMPACT AWARDS AT INTERNET MARKETING ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

December 12th, 2012 - IRVINE, Calif. - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A, Inc. (TMHU) recently received an Impact Award at the2012 Internet Marketing Association (IMA) Conference in Las Vegas. 

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TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING, U.S.A., INC. BEGINS CONSTRUCTION ON COLUMBUS, IND. HEADQUARTERS

December 5th, 2012 - COLUMBUS, Ind. - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc., (TMHU), maker of the number one lift truck in North America, celebrated the ground breaking of the expansion of its Columbus, Ind. offices at its manufacturing facility, Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg, Inc. (TIEM).

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TOYOTAS "GIVING VETERANS A LIFT" PROGRAM EXTENDS THROUGH 2013; PROVIDING VETERANS WITH JOB TRAINING

November 9th, 2012 - IRVINE, Calif. – Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc.(TMHU), the supplier of the number one selling lift truck in North America, created the "Giving Veterans a Lift" program with two objectives in mind.

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TOYOTA INDUSTRIES' AUTOMATED GUIDED CONTAINER TRANSPORT SYSTEM NAMED '2012 GOOD DESIGN BEST 100'

November 2nd, 2012 - IRVINE, Calif. - Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO) announced that its Automated Guided Container Transport System has been selected for the 2012 Good Design Best 100, the world's most prestigious global awards recognizing new product design.

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TOYOTA RANKED NUMBER ONE LIFT TRUCK SUPPLIER WORLDWIDE FOR TENTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

October 24th, 2012 - IRVINE, Calif., – For the 10th consecutive year, Toyota achieved the top ranking as the world’s largest lift truck supplier in Modern Materials Handling’s Annual Top 20 listing. Toyota reported $5.9 billion in worldwide sales revenue for the 2011 fiscal year.

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TOYOTA GENUINE PARTS RANK HIGHEST IN ALL CATEGORIES OF LIFT TRUCK PARTS SURVEY

October 17th, 2012 - IRVINE, Calif., – Toyota Material Handling U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) today announced Toyota Genuine Parts ranked highest against competing brands in all four categories measured in the recent 2012 Lift Truck Parts Study.

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U.S. LIFT TRUCK MANUFACTURER MODEL FOR NEW TOYOTA PLANT IN BRAZIL

October 2nd, 2012 - IRVINE, Calif. – Toyota, maker of the number one lift truck in North America, announced its Columbus, Ind., manufacturing plant Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg., Inc. (TIEM) has been chosen as the model for a new Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO) lift truck manufacturing plant in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING, U.S.A, INC. APPOINTS BRET BRUIN TO NATIONAL DEALER DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

August 14th, 2012 - IRVINE, Calif., (August 6, 2012) – Toyota Material Handling U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) today announced the appointment of Bret Bruin as national dealer development manager.

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TOYOTA LIFT TRUCKS RANK NO. 1 FOR QUALITY, VALUE AND LOWEST COST OF OWNERSHIP IN RECENT PEERLESS RESEARCH STUDY

August 14th, 2012 - IRVINE, Calif., (July 23, 2012) –Toyota Material Handling U.S.A., Inc.’s (TMHU) lift trucks have been ranked number one, for the eighth year in a row, for quality and value in a study conducted by Peerless Research Group in conjunction with Modern Materials Handling magazine.

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TOYOTA NAMED GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN PARTNER BY INBOUND LOGISTICS FOR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

August 14th, 2012 - IRVINE, Calif., (August 14, 2012) – Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) today announced it has been named to Inbound Logistics’ list of 2012 Green Supply Chain Partners.

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TOYOTA EARNS RECOGNITION AS A JOHN DEERE "PARTNER LEVEL SUPPLIER"

July 11th, 2012 - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2011 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program.

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TOYOTA, SAFETYBELTSAFE U.S.A. AND DOREL JUVENILE GROUP HOLD FREE INSPECTION CHECKUP OF SAFETY SEATS & BOOSTER SEATS

June 1st, 2012 - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), the number one selling lift truck in North America, sponsored free inspections of child safety seats and booster seats in cooperation with nationally certified child passenger safety technicians and trained volunteers from SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. and safety seat manufacturer Dorel Juvenile Group, Inc. on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at the Dorel headquarters in Columbus, Ind.

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TOYOTA STRENGTHENS PALLET TRUCK LINE WITH GALVANIZED CHASSIS

June 1st, 2012 - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), the supplier of the number one selling lift truck in North America, announced today that three models of its AC electric pallet truck line and walkie rider are now available with a Galvanized Chassis option to protect the vehicles while operating in wet environments. The models include the 8-Series AC electric walkie pallet truck (6,000 pound capacity), 8-Series end-control walkie rider (6,000-8,000 pound capacity) and 7-Series electric walkie pallet truck (4,500 pound capacity).

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TOYOTA APPOINTS EDWARD NEYER AS DIRECTOR OF DEALER OPERATIONS

June 1st, 2012 - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), the supplier for the No. 1 selling lift truck in North America, today announced the appointment of Edward Neyer as director of dealer operations. In this role, Neyer will oversee the operations of dealerships owned wholly or in part by Toyota from the company’s overall base of more than 70 authorized Toyota Industrial Equipment dealers and more than 220 forklift dealership locations throughout North America.

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TOYOTA LIFT TRUCKS RANKED SAFEST IN MATERIAL HANDLING SURVEY

June 1st, 2012 - Toyota Leads in All Categories: Safety, Fewest Safety Related Incidents and Most Affordable to Maintain in Terms of Safety

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TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING, U.S.A., INC. TO RELOCATE HEADQUARTERS TO COLUMBUS, IND.

April 12th, 2012 - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc.(TMHU) announced today it will be relocating its North American headquarters from Irvine, Calif., to Columbus, Ind. The relocation and eventual closing of the Irvine office will take place in phases, beginning in Fall 2012 and is anticipated to be completed over the next several years.

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TOYOTA AWARDED HIGHEST HONOR IN PLANT ENGINEERING MAGAZINE'S PRODUCT OF THE YEAR AWARDS

April 9th, 2012 - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc.(TMHU) the supplier of the number one selling lift truck in North America, was honored by Plant Engineering magazine's annual "Product of the Year" awards program for Toyota's 8-Series 4-Wheel AC electric lift truck. The product won the highest ranking, gold, in the Material Handling Systems category.

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TOYOTA HONORS ROBERT HULL WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR DISTINCTIVE LEADERSHIP AND LONG-TIME SERVICE

April 4th, 2012 - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc.(TMHU) the supplier for the No. 1 selling lift truck brand, today announced Robert "Bob" Hull of Hull Lift Truck, Inc. is the recipient of the company's Lifetime Achievement Award. The award recognizes Hull's influential role in the Toyota dealership network spanning two decades and his company's 50-plus years of service to the industry. The award was presented to Hull recently at Toyota's National Dealer Meeting in Phoenix, Ariz.

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TOYOTA HONORS TOP DEALERS WITH ESTEEMED PRESIDENTS AWARD

March 29th, 2012 - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc.(TMHU) recently announced the 2011 winners of its prestigious President’s Award. TMHU selects its top dealers, representing approximately the top 20 percent of the dealer body, each year from a nationwide network of dealers, recognizing them for demonstrating excellence in parts, service and equipment sales, customer satisfaction and overall dealership operations.

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TOYOTA PRESENTS PLATINUM LEVEL AWARDS TO TOP TECHNICIANS AND TOP TECHNICAL TRAINERS

March 7th, 2012 - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) announced today their top Toyota Dealer Technicians and Toyota Dealer Technical Trainers with the Platinum Level Master Technician Award and the Platinum Level Toyota Certified Trainer Award, respectively. Each year, TMHU provides a knowledge test available only to Toyota Gold Level Technicians. This year, 11 Toyota Technicians and three Toyota Certified Trainers (TCTs) earned the Platinum Level Award.

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TOYOTA INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT MFG., INC. NAMED COMPANY OF THE YEAR BY THE COLUMBUS AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

February 21st, 2012 - Toyota, maker of the number one selling lift truck in North America, today announced its Columbus, Ind., manufacturing plant, Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg., Inc. (TIEM), was recognized as “Company of the Year” by the Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce. TIEM was presented the award at the chamber’s 103rd annual meeting on Feb. 2, 2012.

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TOYOTA LAUNCHES NEW INTERACTIVE TOOLS AND 'APP' TO MEASURE FUEL EFFICIENCY SAVINGS

January 26th, 2012 - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), the supplier for the No. 1 selling lift truck in North America, launched its Toyota Forklift Fuel Efficiency Calculator application (app) to help users estimate fuel efficiency savings and performance for their forklift fleet. The interactive Forklift Fuel Efficiency Calculator is available on iPhones, smartphones, iPads and Android tablets.

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TOYOTA HONORED BY INDUSTRYWEEK MAGAZINE'S NORTH AMERICAN BEST PLANTS COMPETITION

January 12th, 2012 - Toyota, the manufacturer of the number one selling lift truck in North America, today announced its Columbus, Ind., manufacturing plant, Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg., Inc. (TIEM), has been selected by IndustryWeek Magazine as one of the 10 Best Plants in North America. The competition is part of IndustryWeek’s annual search for North America’s manufacturing excellence.

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TOYOTA I.C. LIFT TRUCKS NAMED MOST FUEL EFFICIENT, AND HIGHEST IN PERFORMANCE AND PRODUCTIVITY IN THIRD PARTY TESTING

January 10th, 2012 - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) today announced its 8-Series I.C. cushion 5,000 pound capacity lift trucks ranked highest in performance, fuel efficiency and productivity compared to similarly equipped competitor models in third party testing by USAC Properties, Inc.

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TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING NORTH AMERICA PRESIDENT AND CEO JAMES MALVASO TO RETIRE

January 9th, 2012 - Toyota Material Handling North America (TMHNA), the number one material handling company in North America, today announced the retirement of its President and CEO James J. Malvaso, effective April 1, 2012. TMHNA is comprised of Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A, Inc. (TMHU), supplier of the number one selling lift truck brand in North America; The Raymond Corporation, a leading provider of electric lift trucks and solutions used in warehouse and distribution environments; and Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg., Inc. (TIEM), Toyota's forklift manufacturing facility in Columbus, Ind.

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