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Feb, 06 2024

Heavy Lifting, Streamlined: Unleashing Productivity with High-Capacity Forklift Trucks in Material Handling Excellence

High-capacity forklift trucks play a crucial role in heavy load handling, addressing the inherent limitations of standard forklifts. Their primary significance lies in their ability to lift and transport substantial loads, a task beyond the capacity of conventional counterparts. Industries dealing with large and bulky items, such as manufacturing, construction, and logistics, rely on these specialized forklifts to ensure seamless material movement. High-capacity forklifts' robust design and enhanced lifting capabilities contribute to increased productivity and streamlined operations.

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Data Bridge Market Research analyses the U.S. High Capacity Forklift Truck Market is expected to reach the value of USD 999.79 million by 2029, which was USD 687.09 million in 2021, at a CAGR of 4.8% during the forecast period 2022-2029. Significant infrastructure investment projects, including new manufacturing facilities, distribution centers, and logistics hubs, propel the demand for high-capacity forklift trucks in the U.S. As these projects expand, the need for robust material handling equipment increases, driving the market for heavy-duty forklift trucks to efficiently manage and transport large loads within these growing industrial spaces.

Key Findings of the Study

U.S. High Capacity Forklift Truck Market

Increasing technological advancements are expected to drive the market's growth rate

Technological advancements, including automation, IoT integration, and enhanced energy efficiency, act as significant drivers in the U.S. high-capacity forklift truck market. Businesses increasingly adopt these innovations to boost productivity and streamline operations, contributing to the growing demand for high-capacity forklifts. Automation features facilitate smoother material handling processes, reducing the need for manual intervention and enhancing efficiency. IoT integration enables real-time monitoring and data analytics, optimizing fleet management and predictive maintenance. Improved energy efficiency aligns with sustainability goals and attracts businesses seeking cost-effective and environmentally friendly solutions.

Report Metric


Forecast Period

2022 to 2029

Base Year


Historic Years

2020 (Customizable to 2014-2019)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD Million, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD

Segments Covered

End User (Retail and Wholesale, Construction, Manufacturing, Freight and Logistics, Warehouse and Factory, Mining, Food and Beverages, Natural Resources, and Others)

Market Players Covered

HysterYale Materials Handling, Inc.  (U.S.), Toyota Material Handling USA Inc. (A subsidiary of TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION) (U.S.), Taylor Machine Works, Inc.  (U.S.), SANY AMERICA (U.S.), Manitou Group (France), Anhui Heli Co., Ltd.  (China), HUBTEX Maschinenbau & Co. KG (Germany), BPRRICO EQUIPMENT, INC.  (U.S.)

Data Points Covered in the Report

In addition to the insights on market scenarios such as market value, growth rate, segmentation, geographical coverage, and major players, the market reports curated by the Data Bridge Market Research also include in-depth expert analysis, geographically represented company-wise production and capacity, network layouts of distributors and partners, detailed and updated price trend analysis and deficit analysis of supply chain and demand.

Segment Analysis:

The U.S. high capacity forklift truck market is segmented on the basis of end user.

  • On the basis of end user, the U.S. high capacity forklift truck market is classified into retail and wholesale, construction, manufacturing, freight and logistics, warehouse and factory, mining, food and beverages, natural resources, and others

Major Players

Data Bridge Market Research recognizes the following companies as the major U.S. high capacity forklift truck market players in U.S. high capacity forklift truck market are HysterYale Materials Handling, Inc.  (U.S.), Toyota Material Handling USA Inc. (A subsidiary of TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION) (U.S.), Taylor Machine Works, Inc.  (U.S.), SANY AMERICA (U.S.), Manitou Group (France), Anhui Heli Co., Ltd.  (China)

U.S. High Capacity Forklift Truck Market

Market Developments

  • In February 2023, Doosan launched two new ranges of high-capacity electric counterbalance forklift trucks under the NXE Series. These trucks are designed to meet the needs of industrial users, offering features such as low noise levels, zero-emission operation, and environmental friendliness. The emphasis on heavy-duty capabilities makes them suitable for challenging tasks. Noteworthy aspects of these forklifts include a compact design, enhancing maneuverability in confined spaces, and adherence to Doosan's stringent standards for durability and reliable performance
  • In September 2022, Toyota Industries Corporation made a groundbreaking announcement with an autonomous lift truck launch. This innovative forklift incorporates world-first AI-based technology, enabling automatic recognition of truck and load locations. The system generates automated travel routes for loading operations. This advancement represents a significant leap in automation within the material handling industry, showcasing Toyota's commitment to cutting-edge technological solutions
  • In July 2022, Toyota Material Handling made strategic moves by acquiring PennWest Toyota Lift, a forklift dealership based in Pennsylvania with locations in Mount Pleasant, Pittsburgh, and Erie. This acquisition aligns with Toyota's expansion strategy, increasing its market reach and aiming to enhance its market share in the United States. The move signifies a commitment to strengthening its presence in key regions and leveraging local expertise
  • In November 2021, Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. announced the Baird Virtual Global Industrial Conference. This engagement allowed the company to bolster its influence in the industrial sector by showcasing its comprehensive product portfolio. Participation in such conferences facilitates networking, and industry insights, and highlights the company's role as a key player in the material handling and industrial equipment market
  • In May 2022, Mitsubishi Logisnext took strategic steps to expand its dealership network in the U.S. by appointing Wiese U.S. This partnership involves Wiese U.S. representing three prominent brands - Cat lift trucks, Mitsubishi forklift trucks, and Jungheinrich warehouse products - across Alabama and Northwestern Florida. The expansion of the dealership network enhances the availability and accessibility of Mitsubishi Logisnext products in key regions, reinforcing the company's commitment to serving diverse markets

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