Readers vote the Linde brand number 1

2022-06-13 10:39:07

One of the most coveted awards in the material handling equipment industry in Germany has once again gone to Linde Material Handling (MH). For the sixth time in succession, readers voted the materials handling specialist “Best Brand” in the “Industrial Trucks” category. The award has been presented annually since 2017 by Stuttgart, Germany-based publishing house ETM in collaboration with the DEKRA testing organization.


The ETM Awards focus on companies that develop innovative products and services for the transport and logistics sector. This year, around 6,000 readers responded to the call from the magazines trans aktuell, lastauto omnibus and FERNFAHRER, as well as the online portal, and cast their votes. The Linde brand achieved the highest approval ratings in the “Industrial Trucks” category. Stefan Prokosch, Senior Vice President Brand Management at Linde Material Handling, accepted the award on June 1 at the “DEKRA Future Congress Commercial Vehicles” conference in Berlin.


“The award is a special recognition of the many employees of Linde Material Handling and our local network partners in particular. Day after day,  we all put our heart and soul into satisfying our customers and being a first-class partner to them,” Stefan Prokosch emphasized upon receiving the winner’s certificate. “Thank you for your vote – we regard it as an incentive for continued commitment.”


According to the publisher, the ETM Award is regarded as the benchmark in the commercial vehicle industry. Whether vehicles, retarders, refrigeration units or truck servicing: The readers’ choice has been carried out according to a uniform methodology since 1997. This year, 219 vehicle models from 16 categories competed for the “Best Truck”, “Best Van” and “Best Bus” awards. In parallel to the ETM Awards, the “Best Brand” award was presented in 29 categories.


Linde Material Handling GmbH
Linde Material Handling GmbH, a KION Group company, is a globally operating manufacturer of forklift trucks and warehouse trucks, and a solutions and service provider for intralogistics. With a sales and service network that spans more than 100 countries, the company is represented in all major regions around the world.