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Trade Associations: Industrial Truck Association


Primary Contact

William J. Montwieler
Executive Director
1750 K Street NW, Suite 460,
Washington, DC 20006B
Phone: 202.296.9880
Fax: 202.296.9884

Organizational Overview

The Industrial Truck Association represents the manufacturers of powered and non-powered industrial trucks (forklifts) who do business in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Scope of Membership Activity

Develop engineering recommended practices. Collect and disseminate statistics on the market. Host meetings.

Scope of Services

ITA offers the following services:

  • Develop engineering recommended practices
  • Collect and disseminate statistics on the market
  • Host meetings.

Specific Industry information

Manufacturers of fork lift trucks and their suppliers.

Industrial Truck Standards Development Foundation, B 56 series of standards.

Conformity Assessment-Related Information

The main conformity assessment procedures used by ITA members include:

  • UL
  • NFPA

Technical Regulations-related Information

The main relevant regulatory agencies with jurisdiction over ITA member industry sectors include:

  • OSHA
  • CFR 1910.217
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