(Greenville, North Carolina) Hyster Company’s Fortis® line of sit-down, counterbalanced lift trucks is designed to provide the highest dependability at the lowest cost of operation. The advanced features of the Fortis line, including customizable applications and ergonomics, offer maximum productivity and superior operator comfort to provide a hardworking, everyday lift truck.

With a durable power train design, industrial strength electronics, exceptional cooling, and enhanced hydraulics, Hyster® counterbalanced lift trucks are able to decrease downtime by up to thirty percent. Available in cushion tire (S80-120FT) and pneumatic tire (H80-120FT) configurations, the Fortis line of lift trucks features world-class efficiency and superior durability.

Hyster Fortis counterbalanced lift trucks are available in three preconfigured power train bundles. The ability to tailor truck specifications to a specific application improves productivity because it is designed to meet the demands of the working environment. Powered by a GM 4.3L V6 engine, the counterbalanced lift truck’s onboard Pacesetter VSM computers, patented DuraMatch transmission systems and Auto Deceleration Systems are used to optimize lift truck performance and reliability. The advanced features of Hyster counterbalanced lift trucks are proven to lower operating costs by an average of over $2,400 per year.

“The Fortis counterbalanced lift trucks represent a transformation in how lift trucks are designed, built and acquired,” says Paul Laroia, president, Hyster Company. “Designed for maximum durability and easy maintenance, Hyster counterbalanced lift trucks are a great example of the rugged dependability embodied by the Fortis line.”

Hyster counterbalanced lift trucks provide superior ergonomic features to ensure maximum operator comfort and productivity during a shift. Repositioned foot pedals, a fatigue-reducing operator compartment designed to isolate vibrations and easily adjustable operator settings help reduce costs related to fatigue.

Fortis counterbalanced lift trucks minimize maintenance time with a CANbus communication system, designed to provide real-time diagnostics and reduce wiring and electrical connections. State-of-the-art onboard diagnostics and easy access to serviceable parts reduce repair time and extensive part swapping.

Hyster lift trucks are supported by one of the largest and most experienced dealer networks in the industry. Hyster customers have access to an expansive parts availability program, in-depth operator training and product customization for special applications. Hyster Company also offers the industry’s most comprehensive standard warranty and affordable and flexible financing programs.

To find your local Hyster dealer, please visit www.hysteramericas.com.

For sales information, please call Lorri Lewis, Hyster Company, at (800) 497-8371 or e-mail [email protected].

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