Since the company’s humble beginnings in 1953, Jungheinrich has developed from a small company with less than ten employees to a leading international supplier of intralogistics solutions and a premium quality global brand. Here is a brief summary of our company history:


1899

Friedrich Jungheinrich, the future company founder, was born.

1948  

Ameise® brand was launched. At the same time, its trademark protection was registered.

1953   

Foundation of H. Jungheinrich & Co. Maschinenfabrik, Hamburg. First electric four-wheel truck Ameise® 55.

1956   

Development of the first reach truck Retrak® – a milestone for space-saving storage.

1960   

First wheel-supported lift truck Ameise® Junior with tiller steering and starter batteries.

1962   

Teletrak, the first automatically controlled and inductively guided stacker.

1963

Jungheinrich UK founded.

1982   

Entry into automated stacker market with launch of the ARS automatic rack stacking system.

1984   

Palletising/picking systems delivered to automate order-picking processes.

1990   

New generation of environmentally friendly diesel and LPG fork lift trucks.

1991   

Market launch of the deep-stacking Drive-In-System (DIS).

1995   

First Retrak® reach truck with central control lever – multiPILOT.

1998   

Certification of Jungheinrich environmental management system in accordance with DIN ISO 1400. Development of the first reach truck for wheelchair operators – Retrak® ETV 14.

2005   

Founding of Jungheinrich PROFISHOP Germany. Delivery of the 100,000th truck with three-phase AC technology. Presentation of the world's first fork lift truck with a rotating cab.

2006   

Foundation of used equipment centre in Dresden. Jungheinrich PROFISHOP launches website for the German market.

2007   

New corporate structure: Spin-off of Germany sales, export sales, the Norderstedt plant and Norderstedt spare parts logistics into independent companies.

2009   

New plant built in Landsberg (production of electric low lift trucks).

2010

Jungheinrich Warehouse Management System (WMS) introduced.

2011

Start of the mass production of the EJE 112i with lithium-ion technology. Qingpu production plant in China commissioned.

2013

Jungheinrich UK celebrates its 50th anniversary.

2016   

Jungheinrich PROFISHOP's 10th anniversary in Germany.

2019

Jungheinrich PROFISHOP website launched for the Irish Market.

Jungheinrich Ireland

Jungheinrich is Irelands leading material handling solutions provider. The companys portfolio encompasses turn-key warehouse solutions, warehouse automation, new & used forklift sales, service and repair.  Jungheinrich are suppliers of warehouse pallet racking solutions and many different storage options depending on your operational requirements. The companys extensive range of forklifts can be configured to align with your business needs. Jungheinrich also offers forklift hire, 45+ engineers nationwide, driver training and in-house finance options. With offices in Kildare & Cork, Jungheinrich is your one-stop-shop for all your material handling requirements.