Major milestones in Toyota Material Handling's history include:
1956 - 1985
1956 Toyota Industrial Equipment production begins in Japan.
1958 First export of Toyota forklifts from Japan.
1968 First Toyota forklift imported into Australia.
1985 500,000th Toyota forklift produced.
1995 - 2000
1995 One millionth Toyota forklift produced.
1996 25,000th Toyota forklift sold into Australia.
1997 Sales of Toyota forklifts exceed US$1,092 million.
1999 Worldwide Sales and Supply network covering 169 countries and 699 Dealers.
1999 30,000th Toyota forklift sold into Australia.
1999 Toyota wins National Occupational Health and Safety "Solutions Award" for its Swing -down gas bottle bracket.
2000 1.3 millionth Toyota forklift produced.
2000 Toyota acquires BT Industries, maker of BT Lift Trucks and Raymond forklifts.
2000 - 2015
2001 Toyota combines all its lift truck operations in a single business area called Toyota Material Handling.
2003 Worldwide Sales and Supply Network covering 170 countries, 80 distributors and 675 sales outlets.
2003 Toyota Industries Corporation Australia Pty Ltd (TICA) established in Australia to distribute and sell Toyota Industrial Equipment.
2004 Toyota Industries Corporation Australia (TICA) wins TICO's 2004 Global Excellence Award.
2005 Toyota Industries Corporation Australia (TICA) is the authorised distributor of Raymond forklifts.
2006 Toyota 8-Series 1.0 - 3.5 tonne forklift released in Australia
2007 Toyota Industries Corporation Australia (TICA) changes its name to become Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA).
2008 Toyota Material Handling celebrates 40 years of retailing the Toyota Industrial Equipment brand of products within Australia.
2014 Toyota has retained its position as the world's largest supplier of forklifts, according to industry magazine DHF Intralogistik.
2016 Toyota Australian counter-balance forklift market leader for 30 consecutive years.
2016 Toyota Material Handling is Australia's Number One forklift company according to statistics released by the Australian Industrial Truck Association Ytd December 2016.