MATERIALS HANDLING EQUIPMENT

Global Market ($ million): N/A

U.S. Industry Revenue ($ million): $30,000

Employees: 79,000

Companies: 1,692

U.S. Exports ($ million): $6,000

U.S. Imports ($ million): $6,500

Top 5 U.S. Companies

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Rockwell Automation, Inc., Milwaukee, WI

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NACCO Materials Handling Group, Cleveland, OH

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Harlan Global Manufacturing, LLC, Kansas City, KS

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Taylor-Dunn Manufacturing Company, Anaheim, CA

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Jervis B. Webb Company, Farmington Hills, MI

Top 5 Foreign Companies

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Komatsu (Japan)

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Krones, Inc. (Germany)

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Sumitomo Heavy Industries, LLC (Japan)

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Linde Material Handling Group (Germany)

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Toyota Industries (Japan)

Top 5 International Markets

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Canada

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Mexico

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Belgium

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United Kingdom

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Brazil

Top 5 International Issues

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Elimination of Tariffs Worldwide

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China market access issues including currency valuation, enforcement of intellectual property rights protection, greater reliance on market-based principles

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Foreign laws and regulations limiting market access

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Availability of financing at competitive rates for infrastructure development

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Standardization of environmental and safety standards

Top 4 Domestic Competitiveness Issues

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Tax reform, including accelerated depreciation deductions

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Energy costs

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Innovation and workforce development

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Raw materials costs



Last Updated: 3/14/12 2:17 PM