World Material Handling Products

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The growth of automated systems, coupled with strong national markets for these products in countries such as China and India, will raise global demand for material handling products.

Global demand to rise 4% annually through 2016

Global demand for material handling products is forecast to climb 4.0 percent annually through 2016 to $123.6 billion. Energy efficient products, such as electric lift trucks, will see solid gains as end users seek to reduce costs. The rising importance of e-commerce will also fuel demand for automated equipment, as business is conducted more often in large, lightly-staffed warehouses.

Markets in India and China to see fastest gains

Among national markets, India and China will see the fastest gains, in large part because of rising manufacturing output, which will spur demand for equipment to facilitate distribution and production. West European markets include many of the most intensive users of material handling equipment in the world, because manufacturers in the region have long been among the leaders in adopting automated equipment as a response to high domestic labor costs. The US market, which accounted for 22 percent of global sales in 2011, is expected to remain the top consumer through 2016. After a period of sluggish gains between 2006 and 2011, demand in the US will perform better through 2016, bolstered by improved manufacturing conditions, especially in the motor vehicle industry.

US to remain largest global producer, followed by China

The US, China, Germany, and Japan possess the largest national material handling equipment industries in the world. Despite posting sluggish growth between 2006 and 2011, the US remains the largest global producer of material handling products and is expected to see stronger output increases through 2016 as domestic market conditions improve.

China possesses the second biggest material handling equipment industry and is the largest net exporter of these products. Chinese output has grown well above the global average in recent years, fueled by robust gains in local demand. Although neighboring Asian countries offer lower labor costs than China, the country continues to benefit from foreign investment in local facilities. Germany and Japan possess sizeable trade surpluses in these products, reflecting their large manufacturing sectors

AGVs, automated storage and retrieval systems to see strongest growth

Automated storage and retrieval systems and automated guided vehicles (AGVs) will post the best growth of any product type through 2016. Strong gains in automated equipment demand will reflect a shift in manufacturers’ preference toward products that can enhance productivity and are amenable to integration into larger-scale factory automation and automated warehouse-type environments. Sales of more conventional material handling products -- including industrial trucks and lifts, hoists, cranes, and conveyors, -- will see solid gains as well, benefiting from improved economic conditions in developed countries.

Study Scope

This study analyzes the $101.4 billion global material handling product industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by product (e.g., industrial trucks and lifts; conveying equipment; hoists, cranes and monorails; automated storage/retrieval systems; AGVs), market (e.g., durable goods manufacturing, nondurable goods manufacturing), world region and for 24 major countries.

This study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 43 industry participants, including Toyota Industries, KION Group and Cargotec.

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  1. World Material Handling Products

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    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

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    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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      1. Table | WORLD MATERIAL HANDLING PRODUCT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

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      1. 3.1 General

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      2. 3.2 World Economic Outlook

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        1. 3.2.1 Recent Historical Trends

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        2. 3.2.2 Macroeconomic Outlook

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          1. Table | WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)

      3. 3.3 World Industrial Outlook

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        1. 3.3.1 Manufacturing Value Added Trends

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          1. Table | WORLD MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)

        2. 3.3.2 Fixed Investment Trends

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          1. Table | WORLD FIXED INVESTMENT BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)

      4. 3.4 Motor Vehicle Production

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        1. Table | WORLD MOTOR VEHICLE PRODUCTION BY REGION (thousand units)

      5. 3.5 World Consumer Sector Trends

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        1. 3.5.1 Personal Income & Expenditure Trends

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          1. Table | WORLD PER CAPITA GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (2010 dollars)

        2. 3.5.2 Demographic Trends

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          1. Table | WORLD POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)

      6. 3.6 World Trade/Distribution Sector Trends

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      7. 3.7 Material Handling Cost & Pricing Trends

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        1. Table | WORLD MATERIAL HANDLING PRICE INDEX

      8. 3.8 Material Handling Technology Trends

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    4. 4 OVERVIEW

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      1. 4.1 General

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      2. 4.2 World Material Handling Demand

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        1. 4.2.1 Demand by Region

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          1. Table | WORLD MATERIAL HANDLING PRODUCT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

        2. 4.2.2 Demand by Product

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          1. Table | WORLD MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

          2. Table | WORLD INDUSTRIAL TRUCK & LIFT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

          3. Table | WORLD CONVEYING EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

          4. Table | WORLD HOIST, CRANE, & MONORAIL DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

          5. Table | WORLD AUTOMATED STORAGE/RETRIEVAL SYSTEM DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

          6. Table | WORLD AGVS & OTHER PRODUCT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

        3. 4.2.3 Demand by Market

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          1. Table | WORLD MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      3. 4.3 World Material Handling Production

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        1. Table | WORLD MATERIAL HANDLING SHIPMENTS BY REGION (million dollars)

      4. 4.4 International Trade Flows

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        1. Table | WORLD MATERIAL HANDLING NET EXPORTS BY REGION (million dollars)

    5. 5 NORTH AMERICA

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      1. 5.1 North America: General

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      2. 5.2 North America: Supply & Demand

        $82.00

        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

      3. 5.3 North America: Outlook & Suppliers

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        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

      4. 5.4 United States

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        1. Table | UNITED STATES: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | UNITED STATES: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

      5. 5.5 Canada

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        1. Table | CANADA: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | CANADA: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million US dollars)

      6. 5.6 Mexico

        $216.00

        1. Table | MEXICO: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | MEXICO: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

    6. 6 WESTERN EUROPE

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      1. 6.1 Western Europe: General

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      2. 6.2 Western Europe: Supply & Demand

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        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

      3. 6.3 Western Europe: Outlook & Suppliers

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        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

      4. 6.4 Germany

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        1. Table | GERMANY: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | GERMANY: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

      5. 6.5 United Kingdom

        $193.00

        1. Table | UNITED KINGDOM: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | UNITED KINGDOM: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

      6. 6.6 France

        $187.00

        1. Table | FRANCE: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | FRANCE: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

      7. 6.7 Italy

        $205.00

        1. Table | ITALY: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | ITALY: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

      8. 6.8 Spain

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        1. Table | SPAIN: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | SPAIN: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

      9. 6.9 Netherlands

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        1. Table | NETHERLANDS: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | NETHERLANDS: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

      10. 6.10 Sweden

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        1. Table | SWEDEN: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | SWEDEN: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

      11. 6.11 Austria

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        1. Table | AUSTRIA: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | AUSTRIA: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

      12. 6.12 Belgium

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        1. Table | BELGIUM: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | BELGIUM: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

      13. 6.13 Other Western Europe

        $441.00

        1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)

    7. 7 ASIA/PACIFIC

      $2,379.00

      1. 7.1 Asia/Pacific: General

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      2. 7.2 Asia/Pacific: Supply & Demand

        $114.00

        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

      3. 7.3 Asia/Pacific: Outlook & Suppliers

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        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

      4. 7.4 China

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        1. Table | CHINA: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | CHINA: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

      5. 7.5 Japan

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        1. Table | JAPAN: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | JAPAN: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

      6. 7.6 South Korea

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        1. Table | SOUTH KOREA: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | SOUTH KOREA: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

      7. 7.7 India

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        1. Table | INDIA: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | INDIA: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

      8. 7.8 Taiwan

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        1. Table | TAIWAN: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | TAIWAN: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million US dollars)

      9. 7.9 Australia

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        1. Table | AUSTRALIA: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | AUSTRALIA: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million US dollars)

      10. 7.10 Thailand

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        1. Table | THAILAND: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | THAILAND: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

      11. 7.11 Other Asia/Pacific

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        1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)

    8. 8 OTHER REGIONS

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      1. 8.1 Central & South America

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        1. 8.1.1 Central & South America: General

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        2. 8.1.2 Central & South America: Supply & Demand

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          1. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 8.1.3 Central & South America: Outlook & Suppliers

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          1. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

        4. 8.1.4 Brazil

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          1. Table | BRAZIL: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

          2. Table | BRAZIL: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

        5. 8.1.5 Other Central & South America

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          1. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

          2. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

      2. 8.2 Eastern Europe

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        1. 8.2.1 Eastern Europe: General

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        2. 8.2.2 Eastern Europe: Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 8.2.3 Eastern Europe: Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

        4. 8.2.4 Russia

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          1. Table | RUSSIA: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

          2. Table | RUSSIA: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

        5. 8.2.5 Poland

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          1. Table | POLAND: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

          2. Table | POLAND: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

        6. 8.2.6 Other Eastern Europe

          $224.00

          1. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

          2. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

      3. 8.3 Africa/Mideast

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        1. 8.3.1 Africa/Mideast: General

          $82.00

        2. 8.3.2 Africa/Mideast: Supply & Demand

          $90.00

          1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        3. 8.3.3 Africa/Mideast: Outlook & Suppliers

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          1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

        4. 8.3.4 Turkey

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          1. Table | TURKEY: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

          2. Table | TURKEY: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

        5. 8.3.5 South Africa

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          1. Table | SOUTH AFRICA: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

          2. Table | SOUTH AFRICA: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

        6. 8.3.6 Other Africa/Mideast

          $224.00

          1. Table | OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLY & DEMAND

          2. Table | OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: MATERIAL HANDLING DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)

    9. 9 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

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      1. 9.1 General

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      2. 9.2 Industry Composition

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        1. Table | WORLD MATERIAL HANDLING SALES BY COMPANY, 2011 (million dollars)

      3. 9.3 Market Share

        $234.00

      4. 9.4 Mergers, Acquisitions, & Industry Restructuring

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        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      5. 9.5 Cooperative Agreements

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        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      6. 9.6 Product Development & Manufacturing

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      7. 9.7 Marketing & Distribution

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      8. 9.8 Company Profiles

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        1. 9.8.1 Amazon.com Incorporated

          $82.00

        2. 9.8.2 Anhui HeLi Company Limited

          $82.00

        3. 9.8.3 BEUMER Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Company KG

          $97.00

        4. 9.8.4 Cargotec Corporation

          $214.00

        5. 9.8.5 Caterpillar Incorporated

          $141.00

        6. 9.8.6 CLARK Material Handling Company

          $109.00

        7. 9.8.7 Columbus McKinnon Corporation

          $175.00

        8. 9.8.8 Constructor Group AS

          $82.00

        9. 9.8.9 Crown Equipment Corporation

          $180.00

        10. 9.8.10 Daifuku Company Limited

          $344.00

        11. 9.8.11 Demag Cranes AG

          $129.00

        12. 9.8.12 Dematic Holding Sarl

          $160.00

        13. 9.8.13 Dürr AG

          $107.00

        14. 9.8.14 EISENMANN AG

          $82.00

        15. 9.8.15 FANUC Corporation

          $103.00

        16. 9.8.16 FMC Technologies Incorporated

          $82.00

        17. 9.8.17 Hitachi Limited

          $177.00

        18. 9.8.18 Ingersoll-Rand plc

          $92.00

        19. 9.8.19 Intelligrated Incorporated

          $130.00

        20. 9.8.20 Jungheinrich AG

          $194.00

        21. 9.8.21 Kardex AG

          $82.00

        22. 9.8.22 KION Group GmbH

          $222.00

        23. 9.8.23 KITO Corporation

          $82.00

        24. 9.8.24 KNAPP AG

          $93.00

        25. 9.8.25 Komatsu Limited

          $115.00

        26. 9.8.26 Konecranes plc

          $232.00

        27. 9.8.27 Manitou BF SA

          $129.00

        28. 9.8.28 Mecalux SA

          $82.00

        29. 9.8.29 Melrose plc

          $82.00

        30. 9.8.30 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Limited

          $162.00

        31. 9.8.31 Murata Machinery Limited

          $138.00

        32. 9.8.32 NACCO Industries Incorporated

          $130.00

        33. 9.8.33 Nissan Motor Company Limited

          $138.00

        34. 9.8.34 Rexnord LLC

          $151.00

        35. 9.8.35 Sandvik AB

          $142.00

        36. 9.8.36 Schäfer (Fritz) GmbH

          $139.00

        37. 9.8.37 SDI Group plc

          $94.00

        38. 9.8.38 Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Company Limited

          $82.00

        39. 9.8.39 Siemens AG

          $111.00

        40. 9.8.40 Swisslog Holding AG

          $307.00

        41. 9.8.41 Toyota Industries Corporation

          $304.00

        42. 9.8.42 Vanderlande Industries BV

          $178.00

        43. 9.8.43 Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group Incorporated

          $82.00

        44. 9.8.44 Zhejiang Hangcha Engineering Machinery Company Limited

          $82.00

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