The Chinese forklift truck market has been posting double digit growth in the last few years and is approaching the European market volume. The potential of the Chinese market has motivated Bolzoni Auramo
to invest in China, opening a new subsidiary and a manufacturing plant in the Shanghai area.
The new company Bolzoni Auramo (Shanghai) Forklift Truck Attachment Co., Ltd.
is controlled by the Italian group and is a joint-venture with the TIGER
group, one of the biggest players in South East Asia in the material handling & logistic business, and the Bolzoni Auramo
distributor for China since 1998.
will produce the hook-on sideshifter range in Shanghai, for the local market and are planning to increase the number of products manufactured in China. The rest of the range will be imported from Europe.
"The Chinese market is a great opportunity for our group" says Carlo Fallarini, Sales & Marketing Director. "The request of attachments for the forklift is increasing very fast and the material handling business is gaining more and more importance, due to the development of new industry and new logistic platforms. Our choice to manufacture in China is a strategic decision, because we want to be closer to the market and our customer needs".
is the leading European manufacturer of lift truck attachments, lift tables and hand pallet trucks. The group has 6 modern manufacturing plants, 17 controlled companies and a number of independent dealers on all the continents. The product range is the widest in the market and, thanks to the strong focus on innovation, is able to provide the best handling solution in any type of application.
Please visit Bolzoni Auramo at Stand C52 - Hall 15 during CeMAT, the Hannover Exhibition, October, 11th to 15th.