Caterpillar Forklift America

By MMH Staff · July 31, 2017
Since 1992, MCFA has more than quadrupled its employee base, and facility size has expanded from 172,000 square feet to 866,512 square feet.
By MMH Staff · July 11, 2017
From 335 employees to nearly 1,200, MCFA will produce its 450,000th forklift this month.
By Chris Lewis · May 30, 2017
As demand for more efficient spare parts management continues to increase, lift truck fleet managers are streamlining their parts inventory, storage and usage
By MMH Staff · March 28, 2017
Sydney Lopez to 'pay it forward' by becoming a high school math teacher preparing future engineers and architects.
By MMH Staff · February 3, 2017
Modern Materials Handling sits down with General Member, Automation Solutions Group (ASG) and Innovation Manager at Caterpillar.
By MMH Staff · January 12, 2017
Modern Materials Handling editors sat down with Vice chair, Automation Solutions Group (ASG); business development at Swisslog, Bill Leber
By MMH Staff · November 2, 2016
Tradition continues to award students who plan to major in engineering, a business-related field or a technical field related to the materials handling industry.
By MMH Staff · June 13, 2016
Company to host events at Houston campus, release best safety practices guide, and send representatives to NFSD events in Washington, D.C.
By MMH Staff · August 31, 2015
New site brings all brands under one roof for easy access to product, dealer and parts information.
By MMH Staff · June 30, 2015
Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs and speakers from Coca-Cola, MIT and Caterpillar to headline conference on innovations that are transforming global supply chains.
By MMH Staff · September 9, 2014
Houston facility makes MCFA the only North American forklift manufacturer capable of producing all five classes in a single plant.
By MMH Staff · January 31, 2013
More than 100 Cat lift trucks will keep world’s largest livestock show and rodeo running.
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