New premises, a new story. The families Thermote and Vanhalst consider this to be a milestone in the evolution of the company and don't want to let the moment pass without some special attention. The publication of the book "100 years forklift trucks" has a remarkable symbolical value: the history of the forklift truck closely linked to the future of the company.International edition
The history of the forklift truck starts early in the twentieth century with the creation of a three-wheeled cart for use in a factory. Some time later, the front of the cart is equipped with a lifting system and in the back, space was created for a driver. The forklift truck is born and over the years, it will undergo many technical improvements. Today, the modern forklift truck is a piece of advanced technology with a wide array of possibilities and applications all over the world.
With the book "100 years forklift trucks", the TVH group Thermote & Vanhalst has bundled an interesting history by means of valuable information and splendid pictures. The 200 pages of text and colour photographs are bundled in a hardcover edition, which is available in two versions: Dutch/French (TVH/9799523) and English/German (TVH/9799528). The book is available all over the world through TVH Forklift Parts NV (Belgium), TVH Australasia and SMH (USA). The book can be ordered through the sales staff of the different departments. For 25 Euro ex VAT, you can put the interesting history of the forklift truck on your bookshelf!For more information:
TVH-Thermote & Vanhalst
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