The power behind material handling

The power behind
material handling

The power behind material handling

Material handling and processing plays a vital role in keeping our economies moving. From warehouses to the most demanding rugged terrain, and recycling to moving vital goods, Perkins engines give you the smooth, quiet, precision power you need to get the job done.

For more than 40 years our engines have been powering a wide range of material handling and processing equipment. This experience means we understand the operational challenges you face and enables us to tailor our range of engines to provide the perfect fit. The result? Higher uptime, greater reliability and lower total cost of ownership.

We understand that thousands of businesses worldwide rely on their ability to transfer goods efficiently, moving everything from steel, timber and concrete to components, products and food. Perkins engines are developed specifically to perform in the most demanding material handling applications, leaving you to concentrate on getting the job done. For example, our engines can cope with the diverse challenges that material handling presents where the stop-start nature of forklift truck operations places particular demands on the engine.

By selecting from our 400 SeriesPerkins® Syncro, 1100 Series and 1200 Series engines you’ll find a solution that is exactly right for your equipment.

 

Case studies

Light, large and completely in charge
Light, large and completely in charge

Perkins Pacific, a leading distributor of Perkins engines and engineering solutions provider, worked closely with Kalmar Rough Terrain Center to power the Kalmar RT022.
UCC (Anhui) - picks up more forklift customers with Perkins power
UCC (Anhui) - picks up more forklift customers with Perkins power

The popularity of UniCarriers’ heavy duty forklifts has been hoisted higher, thanks to the high-performing Perkins engines installed in the machines.
United Nations peacekeeping efforts enhanced by Liftking
United Nations peacekeeping efforts enhanced by Liftking

Millions of people have been internally displaced in South Sudan and Mali due to insurgent violence. The United Nations is on the ground providing life-changing humanitarian aid—and they’re turning to Liftking’s P Series construction forklifts to help make it happen
Fujian Weisheng - forklift loader ready to take on the world
Fujian Weisheng - forklift loader ready to take on the world

Perkins was awarded a coveted contract to supply the large engines required by Fujian Weisheng Machinery to develop export-ready forklift loaders. With a world-class power system installed, the new machines can go full throttle for global success.
Willibald and Perkins going to war on waste
Willibald and Perkins going to war on waste

German OEM Willibald is a real friend of the earth, with a portfolio of products designed for recycling and processing biological waste. The company teamed up with Perkins on two machines – the Flex-Star 3000 and MS 3000 Minishark – to meet its goals on price, emissions, performance, reliability and a life of low operating costs.
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