Search the Forklift Network to Find Komatsu Forklifts
The Japanese Komatsu Group manufactures a diverse range of industrial machinery for operations world-wide. Manufacturing plants for Komatsu are located in England, Eurpoe, USA, South America and the Far East.
Komatsu Forklift Co. Ltd. were awarded the DEMING PRIZE, for achieving the highest standards of Total Quality Control in 1986. This was a world first for any fork truck manufacturer.
Komatsu forklift products include diesel, gas and electric forklifts from 1.5-16T capacity together with a range of warehouse equipment including; pallet trucks, pedestrian stackers, reach trucks and order pickers.
If you are looking for Komatsu Forklifts in and around the UK then be aware that a factory worker was awarded damages of £40,000 when an electric reach truck slid into warehouse racking crushing his foot which eventually resulted in partial amputation.
While searching for Komatsu Forklifts in and around the UK you may like to know that a timber merchant was fined over £100,000 after an incident in which a forklift truck drove onto a public road and into a car. The raised forks of the truck broke the windscreen of the car and stabbed the driver in the neck, causing his death.
When searching for Komatsu Forklifts in and around the UK bear in mind that while it is very expensive to buy a new battery for an electric forklift, you are in effect buying five years worth of fuel. It is generally considered to be around 25% cheaper to operate and maintain an electric forklift than an internal combustion gas or diesel forklift.
If you are researching Komatsu Forklifts in and around the UK be aware that a newspaper company settled a claim for £140,000 accepting 85% liability for an incident where a worker was pushed off a ladder by an automated guided electric forklift truck. The worker broke his wrist and could not return to the same work.