Under the name Ameise 65 DFG 15 G we launch the first IC-engine powered stacker in the Nitro series.1960 Ameise Junior, the first wheel-supported lift truck, featuring tiller steering and starter batteries, enables small companies to maximise the advantages of pallet storage.Another international subsidiary is opened in Switzerland.1962 We develop Teletrak, the first automatically controlled and inductively guided stacker.
1956 Start of in-house battery-powered motor development and production.
Jungheinrich & Co.1947 Hermann Jungheinrich dies on 9 October.
Friedrich Jungheinrich and his brother Otto inherit equal shares in the company, which at the time had five employees.1948 Production of hand trucks and lift trucks starts in Barmbek. The Ameise 55, the first battery-powered forklift truck, goes into production.
Two new international subsidiaries are founded in Slovenia and in Slovakia.1998 Jungheinrich develops the Retrak® ETV 14, the first reach truck for wheelchair drivers.
The sales and engineering divisions are separated for organisational purposes, and a brand-independent production pool is established.