Clark Material Handling Company
|Headquarters||Lexington, Kentucky, United States|
|Key people||Dennis Lawrence -
President and CEO
Bo Maslanyk -
National Sales Director
|Products||Material handling trucks and supplies|
|Net income||20.00 M (2008)|
|Parent||Young An Hat Company|
|Website||Clark Material Handling Company|
Clark Material Handling Company (or CMHC) is a manufacturer of forklift trucks based in Lexington, Kentucky. The company has a production plant in Changwon, South Korea. Clark currently (2012) offers some 24 different models. According to the company, there are some 600,000 Clark forklift trucks currently in operation around the world. Clark is credited with having invented the world's first truck with a hydraulic lifting mechanism in 1920, the Truclift, the forerunner to modern forklift trucks.
- Clark Material Handling Company began as a division of Clark Equipment Company in 1919.
- In 1953 the factory in Mülheim an der Ruhr was opened.
- In 1997 Clark built its 1,000,000 (millionth) forklift.
The Clark company has factories in Changwon (South Korea), Quingdao (China) and another one in Lexington, Kentucky.
Media related to Clark vehicles at Wikimedia Commons
- Company profile - Yahoo finance
- The company website
- The clark forklift website
- Young An Family web site
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