What are the most trusted forklift brands in the industry?

Axis Industrial Tyres on 7 January 2016

At Axis, with our expert knowledge of the industrial tyre industry, we only do business with the very best forklift brands and distributors, both nationally and internationally. This means we can provide the highest quality tyres for your forklift, with skilled tyre fitters to provide perfect compatibility between our tyres and your forklift. Let us help you find the best tyres for your forklift, with the suitability to match your machine’s operating conditions and load size. Pick out your forklift’s brand from those below to find out more.

Our range of quality tyres suit the most popular and trusted forklift brands in the industry.


Hyundai Forklift

A relatively youthful company, Hyundai Heavy Industries made their first shipment of forklifts to Australia in 1972. However, Hyundai’s commitment to excellence has seen them continue to grow and innovate while maintaining the highest standards of customer service.

Hyundai supplies an extensive range of forklifts – including electric, diesel and LGP varieties. Hyundai’s electric models are known for their reliability, performance, long battery life and build quality. Diesel varieties of Hyundai forklifts are safer, more reliable and produce exceptional power. With their low revving, high torque motors, they minimise noise and waste emissions. Hyundai’s LPG forklifts, similarly, offer a safe and effective solution for warehouse applications.

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Toyota Forklift

Currently the largest international forklift supplier, Toyota has been designing cutting edge forklifts for 50 years. Since 1987, their specialist Australian branch, Toyota Material Handling, has been responsible for the provision of over 40,000 forklifts across Australia. Toyota’s global database of engineering technology has seen the creation of forklifts with minimum noise, vibration, fuel needs and pollution.

Toyota has long been the counter-balance forklift forerunner in the Australian market, offering a wide variety of internal combustion and battery-electric counterbalance forklifts, from 0.9 tonnes to 24.0 tonnes. Built to the same high standards as Toyota’s automobiles, Toyota forklifts are cleaner, more reliable and more powerful.

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Mitsubishi Forklift

Founded in 1884, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI), has not only led forklift product development but, in doing so, has laid the road for the refinement and furthering of the forklift industry as a whole. Mitsubishi continues to sit amongst the top worldwide manufacturers of heavy machinery, with over 60,000 employees.

MHI has benefited from a number of mergers throughout its history, including an alliance with Caterpillar Industrial Inc. in 1992. Similarly, in 2013, MHI merged with Nippon Yusoki Co. Ltd (Nichiyu), creating Mitsubishi Nichiyu Forklift Co. This resulted in a special convergence of both company’s development technologies. Mitsubishi makes forklifts custom designed to be effective, dependable and affordable.

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Linde Forklift

With over 130 years of experience in material handling equipment, Linde offers forklifts and other industrial products for both small businesses and enterprise level operations. They pride themselves on their knowledge and development of hydrostatic and electric drive technology. Additionally, Linde’s hydraulic drive is a substantial feature of their forklifts, which allows for jolt-free driving, precise positioning and less wear over time.

Linde was originally founded in 1904 under the name Güldner Motoren-Gesellschaft, and now Linde employs 13,000 employees across the globe. In Australia, Linde has a large number of dealers and has done business with such local household names such as BHP, Woolworths, Nestle, IGA and BMW.

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Komatsu Forklift

Komatsu Iron Works was founded in 1917 and born from Takeuchi Mining Industry for the purpose of manufacturing machine tools and mining equipment for themselves. By 1931, Komatsu Ltd was created and made the first crawler-type farm tractor in Japan. Komatsu began producing forklift, dump trucks and special purpose vehicles in 1953.

Today, Komatsu operates in over 150 nations worldwide, including Japan, the USA, China, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East and Europe. Komatsu is the world’s second largest company in the construction equipment industry. In Australia, Komatsu is proud of their network of more than 11 central offices across the nation, not to mention their additional service centres, authorised dealers and supporting partners.

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Clark Forklift

Clark has a long and progressive history. The company is credited with the invention of the first internal combustion lift truck to use hydraulics rather than mechanical gears and linkage to lift a weight. This innovation, and later prototypes, then paved the way for the modern hydraulic forklift.

With almost a century of experience in the industry and over 1 million forklifts made, Clark has a superior wealth of forklift knowledge and history. Constantly seeking to improve on their products, Clark’s ‘built to last’ forklifts are continually developed to be safer, more cutting-edge and ahead of the materials handling market.

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Yale Forklift

In 1875, Yale started out in the materials handling industry and were very groundbreaking with their inventions. By the 1930s, Yale's inventions included power steering, centre-control trucks, caster steering and high heat-resistant Class-H silicon insulation in electric motors. By the early 1950s, Yale had also added gas and diesel powered forklifts to its line of products.

These days, Yale Asia-Pacific has one of the largest ranges of materials handling equipment available, with continued improvements to maximise productivity for end users. The Yale dealer network has over 150 dealers across the world, including Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, amongst others.

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Hyster Forklift

With over 80 years of experience in producing lifting machinery, Hyster is a well-known and trusted brand. It remains a specialist producer of lift trucks and warehousing equipment with distributors based in more than 130 countries. Throughout the world, Hyster has built a reputation for extra tough material handling machines for maximum dependability.

Thorough field testing with ISO certification for all manufacturing sites shows Hyster’s complete commitment to quality and reliability. The Hyster range of forklifts is extensive, with a machine for every possible application, including counterbalanced, diesel, LPG and 4-wheel varieties. The combination of the state-of-the-art design, high durability and quality of Hyster forklifts makes their products a reliable materials handling choice.

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Nissan Forklift

Founded in 1933, Nissan also has a considerably long history. Today, they sell their forklift products in more than 160 nations across the world. New developments in technology aid improved safety, performance, durability and lessen environmental impact.

There is a range of Nissan forklifts on offer for numerous situations and warehouse environments. Each model displays the Nissan high-quality production standards that are also shared by Nissan’s automobiles. Nissan provides reliable materials handling machines for greater simplicity of use with less downtime.

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