We are Forklift manufacturer established by the joint investment of Sumitomo Heavy lndustries, Ltd.and Hyster-Yale Materials Handling Inc. in USA as the world's top-ranked forklift manufacturer.

Our mission

Representative Director, President Minoru Kato
Representative Director, President Minoru Kato


Seeking to be a trusted and valued partner company at your materials handling sites.

Sumitomo NACCO Forklift Co., Ltd. has been providing forklift trucks and other materials handling equipment to our customers in Japan and overseas market since 1970. For the period of these 45 years, we have continued the growth based upon "SUMITOMO SPLIT" which holds trust in high esteem.

Our mission is to contribute our customers as a reliable partner by getting close to the customer site and providing customer satisfaction through the valued products, service and information. To continue to be the valued partner, we will unite our force to hearing the customer voice and realizing the customer value.

We are currently concentrating to develop technology for battery powered forklifts with better energy efficiency. In recent years, the high efficient IPM motor has been installed on our reach truck "QuaPro-R", and the dual battery (Lead-Acid + Li-Ion batteries) truck "QuaPro-B Dual" has been introduced into the market.

For the future, all of us aim at a challenging company with higher quality and faster speed on every activity to our customers. We appreciate your further support and encouragement.

Our mission

Provide products and services contributing to customers
We continuously pursue new technologies, and provide customer-oriented products and services.
Work and grow together as a strong team with mutual trust
We create the value for our customers through the persistent efforts of our employees and our mutual trust.