Temple deal secures Cat foothold in forest products

News Story
- 1 Jul 2004 ( #164 ) - HOUSTON, TX, United States
1 min read
Cat Lift Trucks has secured "primary forklift supplier" status with Texas holding company Temple-Inland Inc. in a deal that will strengthen Cat's presence in the forest products market.
The agreement, announced last month, is not an ''exclusivity'' deal but does mean Cat joins Hyster, Yale and Linde as Temple's preferred forklift suppliers.
Cat national accounts manager Mark Graber said the open-ended arrangement meant Cat could become "a more significant partner" in the coming years.
"This is an excellent opportunity to expand on the long-standing relationship that was initially started by Cat dealer Wiese Planning & Engineering," he said.
Cat dealers Wiese and Mustang Industrial Equipment would benefit from the new business, though Cat refused to detail orders placed since the new arrangement took effect.
Temple-Inland is a diversified company running businesses in the forest products, corrugated packaging and financial services industries.
Cat senior account manager Mike Stefko said products to be supplied to Temple's forest products division included cushion-tyre forklifts for containerboard applications and mid-size pneumatic forklifts for lumber handling.
Ritchie Bros. auction earns $54M
Ritchie Bros. auction earns $54M 1 Sep 2022 - Houston, TX, United States - 1 min read
Record 11/11 sales for EP
Record 11/11 sales for EP 2 Dec 2021 - Hangzhou, China - 1 min read
Previously about:
Pink forklift to raise funds for breast cancer research News Story - 23 Nov 2023 - Nashville, TN, United States - 1 min read
BSLBatt launches new lithium-ion pallet jack battery News Story - 9 Nov 2023 - Huizhou, China - 1 min read
Forklift in low-speed police pursuit News Story - 7 Sep 2023 - Macon County, ILL, United States - 1 min read
Do you have materials handling news? Submit your news here

PREMIUM business

Lift Tek Elecar
Global leader in the design and manufacture of masts, carriages, integral sideshifters & fork positioners.

We are over the moon to report that Forkliftaction's average web traffic for 2023 grew by a HUGE 58% when compared to 2022.

With our new average of +1,000,000 web visits per month, there's nothing we can't  achieve together in 2024!

To learn how Forkliftaction can support your brand's growth: DOWNLOAD THE MEDIA KIT

Words of support …

After advertising with Forkliftaction.com, we got many enquiries regarding interest to be our distributor. Mostly from Europe and USA but including a few in ASEAN. We feel that the advertisement was useful and good for market expansion.

Lawrence Xu, Assistant Sales Manager - Resonac Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.

Are you recruiting? Find your ideal candidate among a diverse range of materials handling professionals:

Forkliftaction's JOB MARKET

Seeking Ambitious Dealers Globally. Your chance to join a leading heavy machinery brand. Exclusive territories await!

Exclusive Territories Available. Join SOCMA's leading innovation in heavy machinery. 

Partner for success. Enjoy comprehensive support and impressive profit potential.

Contact us now - +86 153 050 495 72 - www.socma-forklift.com 

PREMIUM business

ZHEJIANG MICROLIFT CO., LTD
Microlift places great value on innovation and creativity, with the unprecedented I-TOUCH Handle.

Are you recruiting? Find your ideal candidate among a diverse range of materials handling professionals:

Forkliftaction's JOB MARKET

Inside The News
Hydrogen fuel cells are in the news again this week, with an unnamed American car maker choosing the fuel source to run the materials handling fleet at a new manufacturing plant... Continue reading

PREMIUM business

Hyster-Yale Asia-Pacific Pty Ltd
We fully support a range of lift trucks from design to service, primarily under the Hyster® and Yale® brand names.

Are you recruiting? Find your ideal candidate among a diverse range of materials handling professionals:

Forkliftaction's JOB MARKET

We are over the moon to report that Forkliftaction's average web traffic for 2023 grew by a HUGE 58% when compared to 2022.

With our new average of +1,000,000 web visits per month, there's nothing we can't  achieve together in 2024!

To learn how Forkliftaction can support your brand's growth: DOWNLOAD THE MEDIA KIT