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JUNGHEINRICH Forklift History

Jungheinrich is one of the world leaders in the field of industrial, storage and handling technologies. In terms of sales of warehouse equipment, Jungheinrich ranks 1st in Europe. Since 1953, the company, with its headquarters in Hamburg, offers products and services designed to develop industrial client companies.


2015 Commissioning of a new training center at the Norderstedt plant.

2014 Foundation of Jungheinrich Logistiksysteme GmbH. The beginning of the construction of a new headquarters building in the Hamburg-Wandsbek area.

2013 60th anniversary of the concern

1963 Establishment of a subsidiary in the Netherlands

1962 The first automatic, inductively controlled stacker "Teletrak"

Establishment of a subsidiary in France

1960 The first wheel loader "Ameise Junior" with the steering with the handle and starter batteries allowed small companies to take advantage of the storage of goods on pallets

Establishment of a subsidiary in Switzerland

1958 Commissioning of the plant in Hamburg-Wandsbek and further expansion of its production facilities

Establishment of subsidiaries in Italy and Sweden

First loader with internal combustion engine: Ameise 65 DFG 15 G diesel loader

1957 Automated production facilities were established in Hamburg-Wandsbek

1956 Development of the first stacker "Retrak®": economical use of warehouse space

Own development and production of electric motors

The foundation of the first subsidiary outside Germany - in Austria - AF Osterreich

1953 August 7, 1953 - Hamburg founded the firm "H. Jungheinrich & Co." - forklift factory

The first electric four-wheel loader Ameise 55

Creation of its own branches and service network: the first branch of Jungheinrich in Germany in the city of Mulheim / Ruhr area

1899 October 20, 1899 the founder of the concern was born - Friedrich Jungheinrich.