3.5-4.5T Side-loader forklift was lanuched; Electric forklift with lithium battery started to be developed; 1.6-2.5T A series Reach truck was launched.
Hyster-Yale and Maximal officially completed its acquisition, Zhejiang Maximal Forklift Co.,Ltd. renamed to Hyster-Yale Maximal Forklift(Zhejiang) Co., Ltd, began a new start.
1.8-3.5T 4WD Hydraulic rough terrain forklift was successfully launched.
Maximal won the Chinese well-known trademark.
Maximal 3.5T 4WD Rough Terrain forklift is successfully developed, and will be launched to the market soon.
No.3 workshop and new administrative building are put into use, it means Maximal phase II project is finished.
Maximal 2WD Rough Terrain forklift are extended to 4.0/5.0T.
Maximal Empty Container Handler is officially R&D.
Maximal 2WD 2.5/3.5T Rough Terrain forklift are launched to the market and gain great success.
Maximal phase II No.1 and No.2 workshop are put into use, covers an area of 100 mu, workshops construction area of 40000㎡.
Maximal new A series forklift was successfully R&D.
Maximal sales breakthrough 6500 units, sales amount RMB 500 million. In this year, Maximal entered top 10 in Chinese forklifts sales rank list, and also the first time became the top 20 in global forklift supplier rank list.
Maximal is honored as “state-level high-tech enterprise".
The first 4.5T electric forklift and 25.0T heavy duty forklift were displayed on Shanghai CeMAT.
Maximal is preparing the R&D of 16.0-18.0T diesel forklift. Besides, Maximal on-line after-sales service system is put into operation this month.
4.0T&5.0T and 8.0-10.0T diesel forklift were launched to enrich M Series.
Maximal attended NA08 and CeMAT fair. It was a good chance for Maximal to show the products to more potential clients.
Phase II expansion project was started with an investment of 370 million yuan. When accomplished, the floor area was increased to 86,700 square meters.
Structure of electric forklift was further optimized. For 4-wheel, there were Curtis DC system, ZAPI AC system and Danaher AC system as option. For 3-wheel, ZAPI or Danaher AC system is available.
1.0-3.0T 4-wheel electric forklift was updated to AC system. 1.0-1.8T IC forklift, 5.0-7.0T diesel forklift and 1.0-2.0T reach truck were developed. Meanwhile, more imported engines and cabin were available for the customers.
2.0-3.5T IC forklift, 1.0-3.0T 4-wheel electric forklift with DC system & 1.3-2.0T 3-wheel electric forklift with AC system were displayed at the 100th Canton fair. These products were the first generation of M series. They were very popular at the fair.
Sino-American Zhejiang Maximal Forklift Co., Ltd was officially established. Sales in domestic market began.