GREENVILLE, NC — Now in its 30th year, Plant Engineering’s annual Product of the Year award recognizes the latest manufacturing innovations that help businesses achieve greater performance. The Yale GP040-060MX pneumatic tire lift truck emerged as the ultimate solution in the materials handling systems category, taking home the gold.
With an extensive options list resulting in over a trillion possible configurations, the Yale MX offers the versatility to tackle the demands of a wide range of industries and applications. It includes ergonomic and technologically advanced features, developed based on years of operator feedback, intended to keep operators comfortable and productive all shift long.
“This recognition is a great honor and reflects the capability of the Yale MX to be the tool customers need to reach new levels of efficiency and performance,” says Chris Murtha, Brand Manager, Yale Materials Handling Corporation. “Whether keeping shelves stocked or ramping up manufacturing output, the MX is up to the challenges of today’s supply chain, and Plant Engineering readers recognize that.”
In addition to exceptional ergonomics and configurability, the MX outperforms the competition in three key areas. Independent, third-party testing revealed the MX uses 14.4 percent less fuel, moves 6,000 more loads over 2,000 hours of operation and delivers 20.4 percent more power. The MX also offers substantial cost savings in periodic maintenance and replacement parts.