Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO) was founded in 1926 by Japan’s “master of invention” Sakichi Toyoda.
Today TICO has four primary business areas: automotive, material handling, textile machinery and electronics. TICO is the world leader in material handling and ranked 28th in Fortune magazine's 2007 list of the world's most admired corporations.
TICO's material handling business is mainly composed of the Toyota Material Handling Group (TMHG). Toyota Material Handling Europe is TMHG's European regional organisation.