Slideshow: The 10 strongest forklift trucks in the world

Press release   •   Apr 16, 2018 08:00 UTC

Infographic: The 10 strongest forklift trucks in the world

Stronger than expected

These powerhouses have nothing in common with off-the-shelf forklift trucks. They lift huge steel elements, fully loaded containers or entire ships. Machineseeker, the marketplace for used machinery, now published a ranking of the world’s 10 strongest forklifts.

Extreme tasks call for extreme machines. The 10 strongest forklift trucks work to the max in mining or harbours. Under the harshest operating conditions, these heavy-duty trucks effortlessly lift up to 72 tons to airy heights.
The strongest of them is wider (4.67 meters) than two SUVs, has the wheelbase (5.75 meters) of a stretch limousine and the weight (90 tons) of half a house. The Finnish forklift Kalmar DCG720-10LB takes first place in the ranking.
"Despite the massive weight and enormous load-bearing capacity of heavy-duty forklifts, they consume significantly less fuel than a Formula 1 car on the racetrack”, says Thorsten Muschler, Founder and Managing Director of

“The investment for a new unit is in the high six figures. Purchasing a used forklift truck is a
more economical alternative for many buyers. The increasing demand for used forklifts on our
marketplace confirms this”, the second-hand machinery expert continues., the leading online marketplace for used stationary equipment, has
compiled a slideshow of these monstrous machines. Have fun exploring.

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Machineseeker is the world's leading online marketplace for used stationary machines. More
than 5,000 dealers currently offer more than 140,000 machines on the platform. As a global
marketplace, the company is available with its domains Machineseeker and Maschinensucher
in more than 60 countries. Used machines worth more than 700 million euros are inquired
every month.

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