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History

2000 -
Company acquires BT Industries AB of Sweden (now Toyota Material Handling Europe AB), a world-leading manufacturer of warehouse equipment.
Higashichita Plant starts operation, producing foundry parts.
2000
Production starts on DC-DC converter for the Prius (automobile). DC-DC converter for the Prius (automobile).
Mobile Rack introduced.
Company takes over the industrial equipment sales division of Toyota Motor Corporation.
Toyota Material Handling Customer Center Toyota Material Handling Customer Center starts operation in Chiba.
Name changed to Toyota Industries Corporation.
ACTIS Manufacturing, Ltd. LLC (ACTIS) ACTIS Manufacturing, Ltd. LLC (ACTIS) established in the USA for the remanufacture of compressors.
2001
GENEO-R (7FBR outside Japan) reach trucks production starts. GENEO-R (7FBR outside Japan) reach trucks
RAV4 (SUV) production starts. RAV4 (SUV)
Production of DC-AC inverter (1.5kW) for vehicles starts. DC-AC inverter (1.5kW)
bB Open Deck (automobile) production starts. bB Open Deck
Advanced Logistics Solutions Co., Ltd. established to plan distribution systems and operate distribution centers.
Higashiura Plant Higashiura Plant starts operations, producing compressor parts.
Toyota Motor Industries Poland Sp. z o.o. (TMIP) Toyota Motor Industries Poland Sp. z o.o. (TMIP) is established as a joint venture with Toyota Motor Corporation in order to produce diesel engines.
2002
AZ gasoline engine production starts. AZ gasoline engine
Toyota Material Handling (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. is established to sell lift trucks in China.
Aichi Corporation, a manufacturer and seller of truck mounted aerial work platforms, etc. becomes a subsidiary of Toyota Industries.
The total number of engines produced reaches 10 million units.
2003
Production starts on “GENEO-E” center-steering electric counterbalanced lift trucks. “GENEO-E”, a three-wheel electric counterbalanced lift truck
Production starts on JAT710 air jet looms. JAT710 air-jet loom
Toyota Industry Automotive Parts (Kunshan) Co., Ltd. (TIAP) Toyota Industry Automotive Parts (Kunshan) Co., Ltd. (TIAP) is established to produce foundry parts.
The total number of car air-conditioning compressors produced reaches 200 million units.
TD Automotive Compressor Georgia, LLC (TACG) TD Automotive Compressor Georgia, LLC (TACG) is established to produce car air-conditioning compressors in the U.S.
2004  
Asahi Security Co., Ltd., which engages in collection and delivery of cash, management of sales proceeds, and equipment security, becomes a subsidiary of Toyota Industries.
TD Automotive Compressor Kunshan Co., Ltd. (TACK) TD Automotive Compressor Kunshan Co., Ltd. (TACK) is established to produce car air-conditioning compressors in China.
2005
AD diesel engine production starts. AD diesel engine
Production starts on KD diesel engines for automobiles. KD diesel engine
Toyota Industries Trading & Logistics (China) Co., Ltd. (TTLC) is established.
2006
New “GENEO” internal combustion counterbalanced lift truck goes on sale. New “GENEO” internal combustion counterbalanced lift truck
VD diesel engine production starts. VD diesel engine
Wanbishi Archives Co., Ltd. becomes a subsidiary of Toyota Industries.
Anjo Plant

Anjo Plant starts operations, producing electronic equipment.

2007
Mark X Zio production starts. Mark X Zio
Toyota branded lift truck cumulative global production reaches 2 million units.
2008
AR gasoline engine production starts. AR gasooine engine
The total number of car air-conditioning compressors produced reaches 300 million units.
2009
“GENEO-HYBRID” diesel-powered internal combustion hybrid lift truck introduced. “GENEO-HYBRID” diesel-powered internal combustion hybrid lift truck

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