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Exceptional Design Lands Yale­® Three-Wheel Stand GOOD DESIGN Award

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3-wheel-good-design-pressGREENVILLE, N.C. (February 23, 2016) – Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces it has received a 2015 GOOD DESIGN award for its ESC030AD three-wheel stand. The GOOD DESIGN awards, which are presented by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, honor the best industrial designers and world manufacturers for their pursuit of extraordinary design excellence. The three-wheel stand was selected for its superior ergonomic and maneuverability features which help boost operational productivity and lower total cost of operations.

“We are dedicated to engineering and deploying industry-leading solutions built around solving our customer’s challenges,” said Matt Barrow, Product Manager for Yale. “Attentive, forward-thinking product design is essential in turning that dedication into reality, so we are honored to see the three-wheel stand recognized and our efforts confirmed.”

The award-winning ESC030AD three-wheel stand offers versatile performance in a wide variety of dock and drive-in/drive-through rack applications. It offers four battery compartment sizes which allow equal or better right angle stack over the leading competitor, while the 13.8 inch option maneuvers easily in aisles as narrow as 9.5 feet. Designed with the operator in mind, the three-wheel stand offers the Yale® Smart Ride Floor System to minimize shock and vibrations, the multifunction control handle to provide simultaneous control of travel and hydraulic functions and the optional Clear View™ mast to improve visibility and help boost productivity.

About the GOOD DESIGN AWARDS

Founded in Chicago in 1950, GOOD DESIGN remains the oldest and the world’s most recognized program for design excellence worldwide. In 2015, the Museum received thousands of submissions and selected more than 900 GOOD DESIGN award winners, representing the world’s most important and influential corporations from more than 38 countries. More information on the GOOD DESIGN awards and a list of the 2015 winners may be found at www.chi-athenaeum.org.

About Yale Materials Handling Corporation
Yale Materials Handling Corporation markets a full line of materials handling lift truck products and services, including electric, gas, LP-gas and diesel powered lift trucks; narrow aisle, very narrow aisle and motorized hand trucks. Yale has a comprehensive service offering including Yale Vision wireless asset management, fleet management, Yale service, parts, financing and training. Yale® trucks are manufactured in an ISO 9001:2008 registered facility and range in capacity from 2,000 to 36,000 lbs.

Yale Materials Handling Corporation is a division of Hyster-Yale Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (NYSE:HY). Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. and its subsidiaries, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, employ approximately 5,400 people world-wide.