TCM Corporation and Nissan Forklift Co., Ltd. are integrated as UniCarriers Corporation.
Establishment of the regional headquarters in Europe (Germany), Americas (USA), Asia (Thailand) and China.
Reorganization of both TCM and Nissan Forklift direct sales network in Japan market. Production of forklifts is consolidated in both Japan & the US markets.
(US – South Carolina production is moved to Marengo, Illinois)
(Japan – Totsuka of Takada Kogyo is moved to Shiga)
Establishment of Global Component Technologies Corporation.