Kalmar to collaborate with Bosch Rexroth to develop fully electric versions of its reachstacker and heavy forklift solutions
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will collaborate with Bosch Rexroth to develop fully electric versions of its reachstacker and heavy forklift solutions.
This collaboration represents another significant milestone on Kalmar’s journey to offer electrically powered options for its entire equipment portfolio by 2021.
Bosch Rexroth, a world-leading supplier of drive and control technologies, is expanding its portfolio to develop solutions for the next generation of mobile equipment. The company will collaborate with Kalmar on a complete solution for eco-efficient electrically powered versions of the Kalmar reachstacker and Kalmar heavy forklift, both due for launch in 2021.
The new electric reachstacker and heavy forklift solutions will join Kalmar's growing portfolio of fully electric equipment. The portfolio already includes light and medium forklift trucks, Kalmar Ottawa terminal tractors, shuttle and straddle carriers, automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and yard cranes.
Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution.