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  • Hoist Celebrates National Forklift Safety Day

    Jun 17, 2019 08:30 AM

    Hoist Material Handling spearheaded a weeklong social campaign to go through the ways that we, as a company, keep our own facilities safe while we operate forklifts to keep business running, but also, as a guide for customers on tips and training tactics they can implement in their own operations.

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  • Toyota Industries North America Formally Acquires Hoist

    Apr 01, 2019 09:00 AM

    The assets of Hoist Liftruck Mfg., LLC, have been acquired by Toyota Industries North America, Inc., effective April 1, 2019. The name of the new company is Hoist Material Handling, Inc., and it will be managed directly by Toyota Material Handling USA in Columbus, IN. The acquisition adds to Toyota’s already robust forklift product line.

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  • Toyota Industries North America Acquires Hoist Liftruck

    Feb 13, 2019 11:01 AM

    Toyota Industries North America, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Hoist Liftruck Mfg. LLC effective February 8, 2019. The new company will be Hoist Material Handling, Inc.

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  • First American Red Cross Event a Success

    Dec 10, 2018 09:00 AM

    Hoist Liftruck brought in American Red Cross, the company's official philanthropy of choice, to teach all 300 factory employees Citizens CPR in order to be better prepared in the event of a crisis.

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  • Hoist Liftruck Selects the American Red Cross as Corporate Philanthropy

    Aug 15, 2018 02:30 PM

    Hoist Liftruck is excited to work alongside the American Red Cross Merrillville, Indiana Chapter in their efforts of disaster relief and preparedness.

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  • Twenty-Four Years of Hoist Liftruck

    Jun 15, 2018 04:02 PM

    In 1998, a small forklift company was born out of an even smaller facility in Addison, Illinois. In 24 short years, Hoist Liftruck has solidified itself as an industry leader in the material handling equipment industry.

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  • Strong Material Handling Growth Potential Aligns Well With Tax Cuts & Jobs Act

    Mar 07, 2018 08:58 AM

    The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017 is an excellent opportunity for all Hoist dealers to reinvest in their businesses.

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  • Hoist T-Series Ready For Delivery

    Mar 05, 2018 11:01 AM

    Hoist Liftruck’s highly anticipated entry into the terminal tractor market is completed with the launch of the Hoist T-Series from their dedicated assembly line in Hoist’s East Chicago, IN facility.

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  • Hoist T-Series Ready for Delivery

    Nov 27, 2017 08:00 AM

    Hoist Liftruck’s highly anticipated entry into the terminal tractor market is completed with the launch of the Hoist T-Series from their dedicated assembly line in Hoist’s East Chicago, IN facility. Since first announcing their intentions of entering the terminal tractor business back in March, Hoist has signed numerous dealers nationwide eager to include the Hoist T-Series terminal tractor in their fleets.

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  • Hoist's FR Series Charges Ahead With Electric Version

    Oct 16, 2017 10:00 AM

    Hoist Liftruck’s popular FR Series line of extendable counterweight rigger trucks now includes an electric version to complement the existing IC models.

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  • Hoist at The Battery Show

    Sep 12, 2017 10:34 AM

    Hoist Liftruck's use of AC drive motors will help drive the Next Generation of Electric, and the company, into the future of electric technology.

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  • Hoist throws its hat into the tractor ring

    May 11, 2017 08:00 AM

    Hoist Liftruck has entered the terminal tractor business, with both diesel and electric-powered models. Originally posted by World Cargo News.

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  • Strong Roots, Bright Future

    May 08, 2017 08:00 AM

    Hoist Liftruck was recently featured in the May 2017 edition of Business in Focus. The spotlight article discusses 2017 thus far for the high-capacity forklift manufacturer as well as what is to come for the remainder of the year and onward. *Article originally posted by Business in Focus

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  • Hoist Liftruck to Utilize Alternating Current in Electric Lift Trucks

    Apr 10, 2017 08:00 AM

    The first AC-powered Lazer has rolled off of Hoist Liftruck’s East Chicago, IN assembly lines making the Lazer Series one of the largest commercially available electric forklifts utilizing AC technology.

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  • A Company of Firsts

    Apr 04, 2017 11:48 AM

    Hoist Liftruck kicked off Promat with a press conference Monday morning.

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  • Hoist Liftruck is Going Green

    Mar 31, 2017 08:36 AM

    Hoist Liftruck is excited to announce the Next Generation of Electric.

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  • Promat Show Will Host Hoist Liftruck Press Conference

    Mar 24, 2017 09:00 AM

    Hoist Liftruck will host a press conference during the Promat Show. On Monday, April 3 at 10:30 a..m, all are welcome to come to N427bc to be first to know exciting Hoist Liftruck updates.

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  • Hoist Liftruck Enters Terminal Tractor Business

    Mar 06, 2017 08:00 AM

    Hoist Liftruck is excited to announce the official launch of the Hoist T-Series terminal tractor. Already firmly established in the high-capacity forklift manufacturing industry, Hoist plans to start building the Hoist T-Series terminal tractors in the second quarter of 2017.

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  • Smart Screen Technology Pairs Well with New Functionality Updates

    Jan 27, 2017 12:00 PM

    Hoist Liftruck's extendable counterweight, otherwise known as the FR Series, will now come standard with the updated Smart Screen Technology, along with other functionality updates.

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  • NWI luring Illinois companies, but why so few?

    Dec 05, 2016 03:07 PM

    Hoist Liftruck moved its headquarters to neighboring Northwest Indiana earlier this year. The "State that Works" promises better taxes, workers comp reform and a better labor pool, according to Hoist Liftruck President Vincent Flaska.

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  • Vincent Flaska Building a Forklift Empire

    Sep 28, 2016 11:29 AM

    Vincent Flaska, Hoist Liftruck's president, spearheaded the company's recent relocation to East Chicago from Bedford Park.

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  • Hoist Liftruck "Big Trucks Forged in America"

    Aug 26, 2016 08:39 AM

    Hoist Liftruck manufactures high-capacity (7.5 to 60 ton) lift trucks for both indoor and outdoor material handling applications. Last March, the company opened a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in East Chicago, Ind., where forklifts are completely built from the ground up using locally-sourced components. Thanks to close supplier relationships and efficient logistics, Hoist Liftruck delivers unmatched industry-best lead times.

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  • Hoist Liftruck's Upcoming Journey to the IMHX

    Aug 25, 2016 09:31 AM

    This coming September, Hoist Liftruck will be traveling across the pond to the UK for the International Material Handling Exhibition, or IMHX. Along with 400 other exhibitors, Hoist Liftruck’s team of big truck experts will be showcasing the latest advances in forklift technology and will be readily available to answer all of your questions about Hoist’s line of high-capacity lift trucks.

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  • Pence looks for pro-business candidate, touts own record

    Apr 01, 2016 12:33 PM

    In Northwest Indiana to celebrate the openings of Hoist Liftruck Manufacturing Inc. in East Chicago and Valparaiso-based Pratt industries, Pence touted his record of bringing business to the state during Hoist's ribbon-cutting. He said that since taking office, he's brought 138,000 new jobs in all sectors and $4.7 billion in revenue to the state.

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  • Hoist Liftruck Enters Into Private Label Agreement with TMHU

    Sep 17, 2015 01:29 PM

    Hoist Liftruck Mfg., LLC, a manufacturer of high-capacity material handling equipment, announced it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Toyota Material Handling U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) to manufacture pneumatic tire forklifts under a private-label agreement.

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  • Hoistlift of Florida to open in Fort Myers; 50 new jobs to be added over next two years

    Aug 17, 2015 10:12 AM

    The BIG TRUCK experts are coming to The Sunshine State. Fort Myers, Fla. will soon be home to Hoistlift of Florida (HLFL), an 18,000 SF full-service dealership and service center for material handling, construction and agriculture equipment. The new location is expected to add approximately 50 new jobs over the next two years.

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  • Hoist Liftruck Expanding to Indiana, Creating Hundreds of Jobs

    Aug 12, 2015 10:26 AM

    Hoist Liftruck Mfg., LLC announced plans to expand its manufacturing operations into Indiana, creating hundreds of new jobs by 2022.

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  • Introducing the new FR 60/80 Extendable Counterweight Forklift

    Aug 12, 2015 10:06 AM

    The new FR Series 60/80 extendable counterweight forklift provides a capacity range of 60,000 to 80,000 pounds with just a push of a button. The extendable frame provides additional capacity when needed to give operators the versatility to lift and transport a variety of heavy machinery or other heavy loads.

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  • Hoist Liftruck hosts its National Sales Meeting at U.S. Cellular Field

    Jun 25, 2015 08:22 AM

    U.S. manufacturer Hoist Liftruck hosted a two-day National Sales Meeting on June 16-17, 2015 in Chicago. More than 60 Hoist Liftruck dealers, partners and staff gathered at U.S. Cellular Field, home of Major League Baseball’s Chicago White Sox, on the first day to discuss a wide array of topics.

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  • New Hoist Liftruck loaded container handlers to operate at Portsmouth Marine Terminal at Port of Virginia

    May 07, 2015 08:20 AM

    U.S. manufacturer Hoist Liftruck has announced that five of its LCH Series loaded container handlers have been put into operation within the Portsmouth Marine Terminal (PMT) at The Port of Virginia in Norfolk.

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  • New FR 15/25 extendable counterweight lift truck introduced

    U.S. manufacturer Hoist Liftruck has introduced a new FR Series extendable counterweight liftruck model designed to offer versatility and value to the 15,000-18,000 lb. capacity forklift market.

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  • Introducing the new FR 25/35 Extendable Counterweight Forklift

    Versatility is the key when it comes to the FR Series 25/35 Extendable Counterweight liftruck. Whether you are a rigger or machin- ery mover, this extraordinary liftruck provides a capacity range of 25,000 to 35,000 pounds with just a push of a button.

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  • First FR 40/60 Extendable Counterweight Forklift purchased by a major automotive manufacturer

    Hoist Liftruck Mfg., LLC is in full production of the new FR Series extendable counterweight forklift. Multiple units have been built with customers taking delivery this May.

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  • Hoist Liftruck awarded U.S. government contract

    Aug 22, 2013 08:19 AM

    A longtime champion of strengthening “Buy American” laws, U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (IL-3) visited Hoist Liftruck of Bedford Park (Ill.) today to join in the announcement that the company is beginning work on a $925 million U.S. Defense Department contract that will create hundreds of good-paying, middle-class jobs in the area.

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  • Lipinski Announces Buy American Victory for Local Manufacturer and Workers

    Oct 18, 2011 08:18 AM

    Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL) announced that Hoist Liftruck of Bedford Park was awarded a new job-boosting contract by the Defense Department that was slated to go to South Korea until he forced the Pentagon to abide by the Buy American Act.

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  • Steel/metals still backbone of Hoist Liftruck

    Oct 31, 2008 08:17 AM

    The core products of Hoist Liftruck have origins dating back to the 1890s with Elwell Parker and 1920s with Silent Hoist & Crane. With its mid‐tilt cylinders, rugged chassis and durable mast, these forklifts were designed to withstand the demanding, harsh nature of the steel/metals industry.

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  • New empty container handler to be unveiled in August

    Jul 07, 2008 08:16 AM

    Hoist Liftruck Mfg., LLC will introduce its long-waited empty container handler in August to prospective customers and its domestic and international dealers.

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  • Hoist Liftruck completes largest lift truck to date

    Dec 27, 2007 08:15 AM

    Hoist Liftruck has delivered the largest liftruck in the company’s long history to Nautico Yacht Club in St. Petersburg, Florida. Though not the highest capacity fork lift Hoist has manufactured, the overall size of the M520 is the largest ever built by Hoist.

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  • Yacht Clubs of America, Hoist Liftruck complete multi-forklift deal

    Sep 27, 2007 08:14 AM

    Prominent private yacht club developer, Yacht Clubs of America (YCOA), and Hoist Liftruck have completed a multiple marina forklift order for several of YCOA’s luxurious facilities.

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  • Hoist Liftruck to be featured on John Ratezenberger's Made In America on the Travel Channel

    Sep 20, 2007 08:13 AM

    Hoist Liftruck will be one of the American companies featured in the upcoming season of John Ratzenberger’s Made In America on the Travel Channel. The television show, which is entering its fifth season, focuses on the blue collar men and women who work to create American-made products.

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  • Maersk, Jones Stevedoring purchases Hoist P-Series forklifts

    Sep 12, 2007 08:12 AM

    Maersk has purchased a 36,000-pound P-Series (P360) pneumatic forklift from Hoist Liftruck for its Terminal Island, California facility. In the Northwest, Jones Stevedoring purchased two (2) 80,000-pound P-Series (P800) pneumatic forklifts for its Portland location.

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  • Ceres Marine Terminals first to purchase Hoist P-Series Ro-Ro

    Jul 17, 2007 08:11 AM

    Hoist Liftruck has sold a 52,000-pound P-Series Ro-Ro liftruck to Ceres Marine Terminals in Baltimore. This marks the first P-Series Ro-Ro sold since Hoist introduced the forklift in June.

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  • Europe's largest marina group purchases Neptune marina forklifts

    Feb 09, 2007 08:09 AM

    MDL Marinas, Europe’s largest marina group, has purchased two Neptune Series marina liftrucks from Bedford Park, Illinois-based Hoist Liftruck Mfg., LLC. The two Neptune M220s will operate at Cobb’s Quay Marina in Poole, Dorset UK and Hamble Point Marina in Hamble, Southampton UK. A third Neptune is currently being specified for Saxon Wharf in Northam, Southampton Hampshire.

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  • Hoist introduces the Neptune Series Marina Lift Truck

    Jan 26, 2006 08:07 AM

    The Hoist Neptune Series Marina Liftruck meets the demands of marina owners and operators to dry-stack marine boats with its tight maneuverability, easy operation and corrosion protection.

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