Caterpillar Forklift PartsCaterpilllar was founded in the United States (Peoria, Illinois) in 1890. After starting as a manufacturer for tractors, Caterpillar has entered new markets over the years with new projects and new designs. Caterpillar Inc. has been supplying a diverse range of products for 90 years for the agricultural-, mining-, building- and transportation sector. In 1963 Caterpillar acquired Towmotor. The company currently manufacturers over 300 different machines. With an annual turnover of 55 billion, Caterpillar is the market leader worldwide in the field of f building- and mining-equipment, diesel- and gasoline engines, industrial turbines and diesel- and electrical locomotives.
Even though the market for forklift truck is just one segment in which Caterpilar actively participates, the company is still the leader in the market for forklift trucks. Caterpillar is, especially in the industrial market in North America, a frequently sighted brand of forklift trucks. Next to this, Caterpillar is renowned for its innovative application for forklift trucks. Thanks to certain special characteristics some forklift trucks are adapted for the most complex challenges in the building industry.
Joint venture MITSUBISHI & CATERPILLARMitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift Europe B.V. abbreviated MCFE was founded in 1992. In that year Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. and Caterpillar Inc. decided to start a joint venture. The E in MCFE stands for Europe. The joint venture MCFE has sister-companies (collaborations between two companies) that are active in other contintents.
MCFE TODAYMCFE manufactures and sells transportation means to customers in Europe. For transportation means for storage we understand: forklift trucks, reachtrucks, pallet trucks, trolleys, etc. These means of transportation for storages are imported through a sister organization or manufactured within the company itself. MCFE does not only sell means of transportation for storages but also manufactures forklift trucks on location in Europe. In MCFE there are two different manufacturing departments that build a forklift truck in collaboration.
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