Clark Material Handling Company
Type Manufacturing
Headquarters Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Key people Dennis Lawrence -
President and CEO
Bo Maslanyk -
National Sales Director
Products Material handling trucks and supplies
Net income 20.00 M (2008)
Employees 150
Parent Young An Hat Company
Website Clark Material Handling Company
Clark CY100PD vr

German Clark forklift CY100PD

Clark Material Handling Company (or CMHC) is a manufacturer of forklift trucks based in Lexington, Kentucky. The company has a production plant in Changwon, South Korea. Clark currently (2006) offers some 20 different models. According to the company, there are some 350,000 Clark forklift trucks currently in operation around the world. Clark is credited with having invented the world's first truck with a hydraulic lifting mechanism in 1920, the Truclift, the forerunner to modern forklift trucks.

The company started as a manufacturer of transmissions and axles for the automobile industry. Since 2003, Clark has been owned by the Young An Hat Company of Korea.

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The Clark company has factories in Changwon (South Korea), Quingdao (China) and another one in Lexington, Kentucky.

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