• Hyster Unveils New Heavy Duty Lift Truck Series

    PITTSBURGH (May 7, 2013) – Hyster Company unveiled its new H360-36/48HD lift truck series at this week’s 2013 AISTech 2013 Exposition. The new series is designed to meet the most demanding applications, such as pipe handling, general and crated cargo, break bulk, lumber, steel and concrete.

    The Hyster® H360-36/48HD series features durable components built around a well-integrated powertrain, an all-new heavy duty front end and excellent all-around visibility. The truck is engineered for easy service while offering up to 20 percent lower fuel consumption than found in leading competitive products. Two models are available. The Hyster®H360-36HD delivers 36,000 lbs. of lifting capacity at a 36-inch load center and the Hyster® H360-48HD provides 36,000 lbs. of lifting capacity at a 48-inch load center.

    Hyster has teamed with Cummins to deliver a well-integrated powertrain solution optimized to deliver maximum productivity, excellent fuel consumptions, low emissions and a long service life. The Cummins QSB 6.7L 6 Cylinder Diesel engine delivers 164 horsepower and 540 foot pounds of torque. This engine solution features cooled EGR technology and a Variable Geometry Turbocharger (VGT) in an EPA Tier 4i-compliant package that does not require the use of a DPF or DEF (urea), saving time and money. Innovative heavy-duty and economy performance modes offer excellent fuel economy while maximizing productivity.

    The H360-36/48 series comes equipped with Hyster’s On-Demand load-sensing hydraulic system with Variable Displacement Pump Technology. This innovative hydraulic system delivers hydraulic flow only when needed to lift a load. In conventional fixed displacement systems, oil is pumped whether hydraulic load demands increase or not. The Hyster On-Demand system introduces an efficient way to meet the truck’s hydraulic load demands, saving fuel and producing less heat. Also, oil and filters last longer, as do hoses and seals due to the lower temperatures.

    About Hyster Company

    Based in Greenville, N.C., Hyster Company (www.hyster.com) is a leading worldwide lift truck designer and manufacturer. Hyster Company offers 130 models configured for gasoline, LPG, diesel and electric power, with the widest capacity range in the industry — from 2,000 to 115,000 lbs. Supported by one of the industry’s largest and most experienced dealer networks, Hyster Company builds tough, durable lift trucks that deliver high productivity, low total cost of ownership, easy serviceability and advanced ergonomic features; accompanied by outstanding parts, service and training support.

    Hyster Company is part of NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. (NMHG), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (NYSE:HY). Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. and its subsidiaries, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, employ approximately 5,300 people worldwide.

    About MH Equipment

    At MH Equipment, we believe that People Matter! It is our vision to be regarded as an employer of choice, a trustworthy partner, and an ethical market leader in our communities by providing our customers innovative solutions and unparalleled value.

    As such, we are committed to providing solutions that will help you shift the focus from your material handling requirements back to your business. MH Equipment offers a vast selection of comprehensive solutions to fit your individual material handling needs…from simple routine maintenance to all-inclusive fleet management programs, our team stands ready to provide unparalleled value and service!

    We understand that you have a choice when purchasing material handling equipment and services and it’s our great pleasure to be included in that decision!

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