AC Single-Reach Trucks come in 3,000-3,500 capacity models.

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Pantograph 36 V reach trucks of Jungheinrich® ETR 230-235 series leverage on-board electric controllers, AC electrical motor technology, and servicing software system to optimize power and performance while minimizing energy consumption. AC electric control system allows truck to run for up to 2 shifts on one battery charge, and mast design promotes load stability at height. Along with tilting mast, features include color operator display panel and programmable performance levels.



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Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA) Announces New Capacity Models for Jungheinrich® Pantograph Reach Trucks for North America



Series Offers Industry-Leading Lift Speeds and High Capacity Retention For Greater Efficiency and Productivity



HOUSTON — Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA),  the provider of Jungheinrich® lift trucks and narrow aisle products in the United States, Canada and Mexico, today introduced the new Jungheinrich ETR 230 - 235 series of pantograph reach trucks. The new 3,000-3,500 capacity models are single reach models that feature advanced AC technology and a modern design that delivers high performance, energy efficiency and the most ergonomic operator compartment in the industry.



“Adding additional models, with a broader range of capacities to Jungheinrich’s new pantograph reach truck series adds more flexibility to the Jungheinrich product lineup,” said Chad Munger, product line manager at MCFA. “This ETR series is another example of Jungheinrich’s commitment to delivering innovative, efficient material handling products for superior operator performance.”



In addition to providing lift truck operators with a smooth, quiet ride for greater comfort and efficiency, the Jungheinrich pantograph reach trucks also offer the following key features:



• Exceptional Performance: The Jungheinrich ETR series combines on-board electric controllers, AC electrical motor technology and an exclusive servicing software system that optimizes power and performance while minimizing energy consumption. These reach trucks also feature a hydraulic system which delivers some of the fastest and most controlled lift speeds in the industry. This results in quicker placement and pick-up of material handling loads for greater productivity.



• Energy Efficient: The new 36-volt pantograph reach trucks boast improved efficiency over the previous model series. Power consumption is minimized through continued advances in our exclusive AC electric control system and usage of proprietary drive and lift motors. This allows the reach truck to run for up to two shifts on a single battery charge in most applications.



• Excellent Stability: The newly designed mast results in excellent load stability at height. The mast, coupled with our exclusive suspended articulating drive axle, helps to support the new pantograph reach truck’s higher rated capacities.



• Enhanced Operator Ergonomics: The spacious and cushioned operator compartment of the ETR series combines increased comfort and functionality which helps improve operator efficiency. The reach truck’s exclusive intuitive control handle incorporates all operator functions into one grip to maximize operator performance. Additional features, like electric power steering, make positioning the reach truck in narrow aisles much easier, while reducing operator fatigue and helping to improve accuracy when handling and transporting loads throughout the warehouse.



• Added Awareness: The new color operator display panel features the battery discharge indicator, drive wheel 360° travel direction, programmable performance levels and other information. These features help the operator remain confident and in control while maneuvering loads in and out of racking.



• Tilting Mast Configuration: The tilting mast on the Jungheinrich ETR reach truck is hinged where the mast meets the top surface of the chassis - approximately five feet above floor. When the reach truck is in the transportation configuration, the mast is tilted towards the rear of the unit itself and secured with braces. Reducing the overall height of the reach truck in this tilted mast configuration enables the unit to be loaded into various enclosed van trailers or ocean containers in an upright, wheels-on-the-floor position. Therefore, separation of the entire chassis and mast is not required for proper transportation.



New Jungheinrich products come with a one-year / 2,000-hour warranty that includes parts and labor, as well as components and systems, and a two-year / 4,000-hour extended Powertrain warranty. All Jungheinrich products are backed by the Parts Fast or Parts Free Guarantee that ensures next-day-delivery by 5:00 p.m. of Jungheinrich parts, or they are free, including freight, in the United States. For customers in Canada and Mexico, the guarantee ensures shipping of parts within 24-hours from the time the order was placed.



To learn more about the new Jungheinrich ETR series of reach trucks and other Jungheinrich product and services, visit www.jungheinrich-lift.com.



About Jungheinrich

Leading Provider of Forklifts and Warehouse Product Solutions

Jungheinrich® ranks among the world’s leading brands for material handling equipment, specializing in warehousing and narrow aisle forklifts. Through a manufacturing and distribution agreement with Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA), Jungheinrich forklifts are distributed through MCFA’s extensive dealer network in North America. MCFA also manufactures a number of Jungheinrich branded forklifts for distribution in the North American market and supplies parts from five distribution centers located in California, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Texas. Jungheinrich’ s North American product offering includes electric counterbalanced forklifts, narrow aisle lift trucks and walkie forklifts with capacities ranging from 2,000 to 15,400 pounds. For more information on Jungheinrich, please visit Jungheinrich Forklift Trucks, Jungheinrich Forklifts on Facebook, Jungheinrich Forklifts on Twitter, Jungheinrich Forklifts on YouTube and Jungheinrich Forklifts on LinkedIn or call 1-877-JH-FORKS (1-877-543-6757).

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