Celebrating over 45 years of operations in North America, Toyota has been the number-one selling forklift in the U.S. since 2002. Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc., based in Columbus, Ind., offers a full line of high-quality forklifts sold under the Toyota brand. Built on a reputation of excellence, Toyota remains popular due to its quality, reliability and durability. Quality is the hallmark of Toyota’s world-renowned Toyota Production System practiced at all Toyota manufacturing facilities, including Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg., Inc. (TIEM) in Columbus, Ind. Most of the Toyota forklifts sold in North America are manufactured at TIEM.
All Toyota manufacturing plants in the U.S. and Canada comply with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001 standard. TIEM has been honored numerous times for its environmental management systems and dedication to continuous improvement, and remains the first and only manufacturer to offer EPA and CARB-certified Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered forklifts.