Plant & Works Engineering
Handling strengths to be showcased
Published:  14 October, 2010

Toyota Material Handling UK will be showcasing its strengths at IMHX 2010 – 16-19 November, (stand 20F70) - by showing visitors the company’s products and developments, along with its range of services and solutions. The theme for its stand will be ‘stronger together’. The Toyota Material Handling stand at IMHX will provide the first opportunity for visitors in the UK to see the full range of Toyota counterbalance forklifts and towing tractors and BT warehouse equipment together since the integration between Toyota Industrial Equipment and BT Rolatruc in 2007. The Toyota stand will feature three live demonstration areas, which will enable visitors to see the many product features and benefits. Combined with a full range of product displays and a seminar theatre featuring a series of master-class workshops, Toyota will show how they can help customers improve efficiency in their business. The stand will incorporate three live demonstration areas that will provide the opportunity to show visitors the benefits of the Toyota product range. The three demonstration areas will focus on different product areas including hand pallet trucks, the powered range of counterbalance forklifts and warehouse trucks and a virtual warehouse. IMHX 2010 will also be the first chance to see the new Traigo HT electric counterbalance forklift. This high tonnage electric truck with load capacities from 6.5 – 8.5 tonne is designed to provide a heavy-duty electric alternative to engine-powered forklifts. Visitors to the stand will be able to see the full range of materials handling equipment available from Toyota and talk to experienced Toyota experts from across the company including product specialists, sales, service, rental and operator training. In addition, for the first time at IMHX, Toyota will be holding a series of workshops in its seminar theatre located on the stand. These master classes are designed to share Toyota’s knowledge and expertise and provide attendees with practical guidance on how they can reduce costs in their business. The first workshop will focus on the Toyota Production System and will demonstrate how elements of this renowned business model can be applied to any business. The afternoon workshops: ‘Managing your assets’ and ‘Driving down costs’ will show how effective fleet management and damage management can help companies to actively reduce unnecessary cost in their business. Visitors to IMHX can register for places on these workshops by visiting the Toyota website Mike Mathias, managing director from Toyota Material Handling UK commented: “We want visitors who attend the IMHX to leave with an understanding of what working with Toyota Material Handling can offer and the passion and desire we have to meet their business needs in this environment. “ For further information please visit: