Market position

In 2017, the Industrial Trucks & Services segment achieved a 14.4 per cent share of the global market based on unit sales (2016: 15.0 per cent) and is thus the second-largest manufacturer of industrial trucks. At the same time, the KION Group is the world’s leading producer of electric forklift trucks. It remained the market leader in Europe. In China, it is still the leading foreign manufacturer and number three overall. The KION Group is also among the leading providers in Brazil and India.

In a ranking compiled by Modern Materials Handling, the Supply Chain Solutions segment (Dematic) is among the three largest suppliers. Dematic has a global presence and is a leading provider of automated technology for supply chains, automated warehouse systems and automated guided vehicle systems.