Kalmar to supply Mitsubishi
Source: Forklift Action
Kalmar and Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas group have entered into a supply and distribution agreement for the Americas market.
Under the agreement, Kalmar will produce and supply its Essential product line of 10-18 T Class 5 pneumatic tyre forklifts under the Mitsubishi forklift brand for the Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas group. These forklifts will be sold and serviced through the authorised Mitsubishi forklift dealer network across the Americas.
Kalmar USA will continue to go to market with their other product lines under the Kalmar brand.
“Kalmar’s Essential product line of forklifts branded for the Mitsubishi forklift truck dealer network opens up exciting opportunities for the future. This relationship strengthens both Kalmar’s and Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas’ competitive position by combining a world-class dealer network with a proven, industry-leading product,” says Randy Wingenroth, vice president, North America, Kalmar.
“Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks and Kalmar are global leaders in their product categories,” adds John Sneddon, executive vice president of sales and marketing at Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas. “With this expanded product offering, our customers will now have access to a wider range of heavy-duty materials handling equipment, delivered and supported by their trusted, local Mitsubishi forklift truck dealer network. We’re excited to be entering this next phase to further support our customers.”
Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas distributes five brands – Mitsubishi, Cat, Rocla, UniCarriers and Jungheinrich.