Mitsubishi Introduces Mid-Size Forklift Truck Line


Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks, Houston, Texas, has introduced a new line of mid-size internal combustion, pneumatic tire forklift trucks. Offered in five capacities ranging from 8,000 to 12,000 pounds, the trucks are designed for heavy-duty applications, such as lumber, cement, and pipe. Several new product enhancements will also be offered to customers as part of the existing Class 4 and 5 product lines.

“Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks remains committed to providing reliable and affordable forklifts for our customers,” said Jeff Rufener, vice president of marketing. “Our focus is to continue to manufacture equipment that will be the best in operator comfort and control, while still meeting our customers’ budget needs.”

IC Pneumatic Tire Forklifts, FG40N – FG55N LP Gas and FD40N – FD55N Diesel
The 8,000- to 12,000-pound capacity FG40N – FG55N LP Gas  and 8,000- to 12,000-pound capacity FD40N – FD55N diesel forklifts are designed with heavy-handling features which allow for the forklift’s use in outdoor environments and rough surface condition. The machines come with two-speed forward and one-speed reverse transmission standard, and EPA-compliant envirO2 engines® to ensure performance across a wide range of applications.

They are equipped with a spacious, state-of-the art design operator compartment, and Mitsubishi’s Engine Protection System (EPS), which helps prevent overheating by automatically reducing RPMs if engine coolant temperatures get too hot. A variety of options is available, including ground speed limit, operator comfort enhancements, air intake pre-cleaner, wide load backrests and side shifters, panel cab and an orange seat belt.

IC Cushion-Tire Forklift, FGC15N – FGC33N
In the 3000- to 6,500-pound capacity range, including models FGC15N – FGC33N, feature optimal travel and lift speeds for efficient movement over longer travel distances; a new digital display designed to showcase vital information at the operator’s fingertips; and a drive-by-wire-throttle  for enhanced fuel efficiency, reduced emissions and responsive acceleration.  The machine also has a high-performance envirO2 engine which features low CARB and EPA emissions, and  it also features a variety of options, including a swing down LP tank bracket, full suspension seat, foot directional controls, orange seat belts, and application packages.

IC Pneumatic Tire Forklift, FG15N – FG35N / FD20N – FD35N
With capacities ranging from 3,000 to 7,000 pounds, the IC pneumatic tire forklifts Models FG15N – FG35N / FD20N – FD35N feature maneuverability and lift and lowering speeds, and the Integrated Presence System (IPS) is designed to help manage risk by temporarily disengaging the drive and hydraulic functions if operators leave the normal operating position. The machine’s new LCD/LED display panel features operator passcode protection and key indicators for fluid and fuel levels, travel direction and more. The forklift also has customized options available, including a swing-down LP tank, full-suspension seat, foot directional control, fuel saver mode and debris resistance protection.