Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America celebrates 20 years of manufacturing

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA), a leading manufacturer of forklifts under the Cat lift trucks, Mitsubishi forklift trucks and Jungheinrich brands, celebrated the company’s 20-year anniversary with employees on June 28 at its headquarters in Houston.

<p>To honor the occasion, 69 employees who have worked at MCFA for its full 20 years signed a commemorative forklift. The forklift, which also features a special decal signed by all MCFA employees, will be displayed in the company’s headquarters building and will later be used throughout MCFA’s manufacturing operations to move materials in fabrication and assembly.</p>

To honor the occasion, 69 employees who have worked at MCFA for its full 20 years signed a commemorative forklift. The forklift, which also features a special decal signed by all MCFA employees, will be displayed in the company’s headquarters building and will later be used throughout MCFA’s manufacturing operations to move materials in fabrication and assembly.

in the News

Q4 2017 Rail/Intermodal Roundtable: Improvements apparent; work remains
The State of the DC Voice Market
A “trucker’s market” is likely for 2018, says prominent industry analyst
Spot market conditions remain in a better than good place, reports DAT
NextGen Supply Chain: Time to pay attention to autonomous vehicles
More News
By ·

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA), a leading manufacturer of forklifts under the Cat lift trucks, Mitsubishi forklift trucks and Jungheinrich brands, celebrated the company’s 20-year anniversary with employees on June 28 at its headquarters in Houston.

To honor the occasion, 69 employees who have worked at MCFA for its full 20 years signed a commemorative forklift. The forklift, which also features a special decal signed by all MCFA employees, will be displayed in the company’s headquarters building and will later be used throughout MCFA’s manufacturing operations to move materials in fabrication and assembly.

“At MCFA we are not only celebrating 20 years of success,” said MCFA President Hiroshi Nagai. “We are celebrating 20 years of serving the needs of our customers and the community. It is because of the commitment, loyalty and strength of MCFA’s employees and dealership network that we are able to celebrate this achievement today.”

MCFA formed on July 1, 1992, when Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) entered into a business relationship with Caterpillar Industrial Inc. (CII) to manufacture and distribute forklifts in the United States, Mexico, Canada and Latin America.

When the company formed, MCFA employed 245 people at its 172,000 sq. ft. facility in Houston. Today, including subsidiaries, MCFA employs more than 950 people, and its facility spans more than 695,000 sq. ft. MCFA’s 20-year anniversary comes less than a year after the company manufactured its 350,000 lift truck in its Houston facility, a feat equivalent to producing enough forklifts to stretch across the state of Texas.

With its commitment to providing quality products and industry-leading customer service, MCFA has become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of forklifts. MCFA remains focused on satisfying customers – for the next 20 years and beyond – by developing products with the changing needs of customers in mind, while continuing to meet the growing demand for cleaner running electric lift trucks.

Over the last 20 years, MCFA and its employees have worked alongside the community by supporting numerous organizations such as the Houston-area United Way, the Houston Food Bank, Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™, Boy Scouts of America, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and Habitat for Humanity, among others.


Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling Magazine!

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Article Topics

Forklifts · Lift Trucks · MCFA · · All Topics
Latest Whitepaper
Capturing Labor, Space, and Accuracy Returns with AS/RS
Find out how the demand of e-commerce and digital age expectations are driving the need to automate material handling with AS/RS solutions to improve labor productivity, save space, and reduce costs associated with inaccurate picks
Download Today!
From the November 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue
A new facility, iPhones and a new WMS allowed cookware manufacturer Lodge to double its business for the fourth time in 20 years and shorten order delivery time from 10 days to three.
10th Annual Salary Survey: The Price of Performance
Let’s put Automatic Data Capture (ADC) Technology to Work
View More From this Issue
Subscribe to Our Email Newsletter
Sign up today to receive our FREE, weekly email newsletter!
Latest Webcast
The State of the DC Voice Market
A lot has changed in the last 10 years, especially in voice technology. This webinar will cover the state of the voice market, review two leading voice solutions and help you gain a better understanding of the options and capabilities available today.
Register Today!
EDITORS' PICKS
Lodge Manufacturing: Distribution Cast in Iron
A new facility, iPhones and a new WMS allowed cookware manufacturer Lodge to double its business for...
Rochester Drug Cooperative: Robots ready for work
It’s still early stages, but Rochester Drug Cooperative is proving that mobile robotic piece...

System Report: Pouch sorter powers Stage’s fulfillment needs
How a hometown department store chain transformed its e-fulfillment processes with pouch sortation...
Cubing and Weighing Equipment: Measure Up
The use of cubing and weighing equipment is growing beyond dimensional weight applications.