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Hiab receives significant repeat order for MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts



Hiab, part of Cargotec, has received a significant repeat order for MOFFETT M8 55 NX truck mounted forklifts in the US. The EUR 16.8 million order was made by one of the country’s largest building materials supply companies that also placed a significant order with Hiab in Q1 2022. This order was booked in Cargotec’s 2022 Q2 order intake and the units are scheduled to be delivered in Q1 2023. 

Our customer's focus on the consumer and professional contractor segments, and the development of new, efficient delivery models are increasing the demand for delivery capacity and fleet requirements. We are very proud that the reliability of MOFFETT has been a crucial part of the company’s success in a competitive industry. The order is a statement of the continued trust and long-term partnership with Hiab,” says Jani Koskinen, Senior Manager, Strategic Accounts, Hiab.

“We can now deliver MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts that are fully assembled in the USA at our Streetsboro facility. Soon, we will also introduce the eSeries in the US that offers the same performance without any emissions,” says Jann Hansen, Vice President, Sales & Product Management, Truck Mounted Forklifts, Hiab.

The truck mounted forklift model ordered is the M8 55 NX with a moving mast and a lifting capacity of 5,500 lbs, some units will be delivered with 4-way steering for negotiating tight access areas with long loads. The MOFFETT M8 55 NX can transfer heavy loads quickly and safely, even across challenging terrain. While it is incredibly powerful, it is still compact enough to be carried on a wide variety of truck and trailer classes. All MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts are compliant with Tier 4 emission standards in North America & Canada and European Stage V regulations.

All MOFFETT M8 NXs are delivered with connectivity enabled and premium access to HiConnect™ for two years. HiConnect Premium provides real-time insights into equipment utilisation, operation, and condition that can be used to optimise performance, safety and avoid unnecessary downtime. 

Further information:

Jani Koskinen, Senior Manager Strategic Accounts, Hiab, m: +1 419 322 8618,  

Jann Hansen, Vice President, Sales & Product Management, Truck Mounted Forklifts, Hiab, m: +49 172 418 9838, 

Nils Gjerstad, Senior Communication Manager, Hiab, m: +46 706 005 288,

About Hiab 

Hiab is a leading provider of smart and sustainable load handling solutions. We are committed to delivering the best customer experience every day with the most engaged people and partners. Hiab's premium equipment includes HIAB, EFFER and ARGOS loader cranes, MOFFETT and PRINCETON truck mounted forklifts, LOGLIFT forestry cranes, JONSERED recycling cranes, MULTILIFT skiploaders and hooklifts, GALFAB roll-off cable hoists, and tail lifts under the ZEPRO, DEL and WALTCO brands. As the industry pioneer, Hiab continues to make load handling smarter, safer and more sustainable to build a better tomorrow.

Hiab is part of Cargotec Corporation. Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,000 people.   


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