Press Information 2017
Big anniversary celebration - 100 years of CLARK forklifts
After celebrations in the USA and Korea, the CLARK European headquarters in Duisburg had their chance on September 20, 2017 - and over 200 guests from Europe, Africa and the Middle East did not want to miss the historic event.
CLARK celebrates 100 Years of forklift - special anniversary edition
Where would we be today without CLARK? Without a doubt: A world without forklifts quickly and safely moving pallets, containers, raw materials, machines, and more from A to B is hardly conceivable. Machines instead of muscle power-luckily, Eugene Bradley Clark took on this assignment back in 1917 and invented“The Forklift”, the first forklift in the world.
New CLARK dealer Norsk Truckutleie AS
Fast start in Norway: As soon as the trade agreement by and between CLARK Europe GmbH and the Norwegian logistics provider Norsk Truckutleie AS was signed in January 2016, the Scandinavians went on a breathtaking path with the new business. CEO Hans Erling Høiseth and his team had to increase the forecasts for the following year since they were able to sell significantly more or agreed on more long-term lease agreements with customers than expected. Thus, for example, a total of 13 CLARK forklifts were delivered to Vajda-Papir Skandinavien AS in Drammen. The headquarters of Norsk Truckutleie is situated in Hagan near the capital Oslo.
New warehouse equipment: WPio12 electric hand pallet truck and PSX16 electric stacker
CLARK continually builds on its product range in the growth market for warehouse equipment. CLARK CEO Rolf Eiten comments: “By launching the electric hand pallet truck WPio12 with lithiumion technology and the electric stacker PSX16 with a platform and side protection guards, we are not only expanding our product range in a targeted manner but also tapping into new applications and sales markets.” CLARK’s warehouse equipment range now includes more than 15 different series in the fields of electric low lift pallet trucks (1.2 – 2.0 t), electric stackers (1.0 – 2.0 t), electric reach trucks (1.4 – 2.0 t) and electricthree-wheel tow tractors (4.0 – 7.0 t).
“The Forklift” from 1917 to 2017 – CLARK Material Handling Company celebrates 100 years in the forklift industry
A century of history
Duisburg, March 2017. CLARK will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the forklift in 2017. With its range of outstanding products and services, “CLARK – The Forklift” has been a leading supplier of in-plant logistics solutions since the first combustion engine-powered industrial forklift was invented in 1917 by American engineer Eugene Bradley Clark.Global manufacturer CLARK Material Handling Company offers customers and dealers a full range of combustion engine-powered and electric counterbalance trucks and warehouse equipment. In addition to the portfolio of machines, its selection of services and spare parts has also been significantly expanded over recent years. To coincide with the start of its 2017 anniversary year, CLARK has announced a centennial edition of the combustion engine-powered C20-35 series. The special edition with a capacity of 2.0 to 3.5 tonnes will be presented live on site by CLARK at the LogiMAT trade fair in Stuttgart on 14–16 March 2017 (hall 6, stand 6F41).
CLARK expands its warehouse equipment range: electric hand pallet trucks and electric stackers
Higher, faster, further
Duisburg, March 2017. CLARK continually builds on its product range in the growth market of warehouse equipment. Following on from the launch of the CLARK Compact Range for low lift pallet trucks and stackers with a load capacity of 1.0 – 2.0 tonnes, CLARK is once again expanding its warehouse equipment range. CLARK CEO Rolf Eiten comments: “By launching the electric hand pallet truck WPio12 with lithium-ion technology and the electric stacker PSX16 with a platform and side protection guards, we are not only expanding our product range in a targeted manner but also tapping into new applications and sales markets.” CLARK’s warehouse equipment range now includes more than 15 different series in the fields of electric low lift pallet trucks (1.2 – 2.0 t), electric stackers (1.0 – 2.0 t), electric reach trucks (1.4 – 2.0 t) and electric three-wheel tow tractors (4.0 – 7.0 t).
CLARK presents an anniversary edition as a fleet highlight
The new face of the cult brand
Duisburg, March 2017. To coincide with the start of its 2017 anniversary year, CLARK is releasing a centennial edition of the C20-35 and GTS20-33 internal combustion forklift series. CLARK will present the special edition with a capacity of 2.0 to 3.5 tonnes at the LogiMAT trade fair in Stuttgart from 14 to 16 March 2017 (hall 6, stand 6F41). One hundred years after Eugene Bradley Clark invented the forklift, CLARK is exhibiting the two counterbalance trucks with a striking anniversary design. The GTS20-33 series was first launched in 2016 and is suitable for a broad range of goods distribution, production and warehousing applications in the volume market.
100 years of “The Forklift” – grand anniversary celebration in Lexington, Kentucky
Beaming hosts, confident owners and 425 enthusiastic guests from 21 countries came together in mid-May when the global CLARK family celebrated 100 years of “The Forklift” in a befitting way in Lexington Kentucky. Having travelled from all continents, CLARK employees, partners and dealers were offered a whole range of activities during the three-day celebration programme: receiving in-depth insights into CLARK history, guided tours through CLARK Material Handling Company’s headquarters and the latest news and useful information during the international dealers meeting.