Welcome to Linde (China)

Founded in Xiamen, 1993

Linde Material Handling GmbH, a KION Group company, is a leading global 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.

Linde (China) Forklift Truck Corp., Ltd., established in Xiamen in 1993, is the Asian manufacturing, sales, service and technical development base of Linde Material Handling with a facility of more than 220,000 square meters, and an investment of RMB 1.7 billion.

Linde develops high-performance solutions for intralogistics. The basis for this are electric and diesel forklift trucks, warehouse equipment, professional and comprehensive services and optimum integrated solutions for material handling, as well as logistics design and consultancy. Linde (China), with over 2,900 employees in more than 153 sales and service locations, forms an extensive service network to effectively support our customers all around China.

Core Values

We do what is right

We trust each other

We change and innovate

We create outstanding customer value

Social Commitment

Linde (China) is committed to a healthy and sound development in China. Linde (China) plays an indispensable part in both business and social public life of China and we are willing to assume our due responsibility and obligations.

ISO14001     OHSAS18001

Linde Protects the Environment of China

Our products have been designed especially to achieve very low energy consumption and low emissions. In this area, Linde is way ahead of the current market and industry standards. In all manufacturing processes, Linde (China) has implemented safe systems to avoid releasing dirty water, used oil or any pollutants without going through a proper and safe recycling system.







Sponsor Chinese young artists: The tremendous dynamism of China also touches the artistic life. There is a huge reservoir of young talents and we believe that we can help these artists to grow and become successful. In the past years, Linde (China) has set up cooperation with Art College of Xiamen University. We held forklift truck design contest among Chinese college students and also sponsored Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra. Additionally, Linde (China) has paid attention to the disadvantaged and poor teenagers in China. We donated to Beijing Guoan “Football Hope Project”, built “Linde Library” in Jingjing, Jiangsu Province, sponsored UNICEF to help Chinese children and donated to Xiamen Red Cross to help the poor students.

Offer Relief Efforts for Disaster Areas

Linde (China) donated to the victims of the tsunami disaster in the Indian Ocean which is commended by the Red Cross of Fujian Province and Xiamen City. After the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake, we not only made donation, employees of Chengdu Branch of Linde (China) also offered relief efforts with the government and the Red Cross and assisted with material transportation. After the earthquake disaster in Haiti, Linde (China) also donated a forklift to UN World Food Program to help Haitian people rebuild their homes.






Contributions to the Popularization of Science

Linde (China) had made earnest efforts to the scientific and cultural programs of China. We donated to the building of exhibition areas of Xiamen Science & Technology Museum to promote the development of popularization of science.







Linde (China) History



– Automation, – Digitalization, – New Energy



The 10th Anniversary Celebration of Weichai and KION Group



Production launch of KION Jinan



KION Zhangzhou factory openging ceremony



KION Jinan New Plant Groundbreaking Ceremony



Linde Cup global forklift skill competition opening ceremony



AMR Solution launched



The 4th Linde Cup Global Forklift Skill Competition National Final



Linde salon



Linde assisted BRICS Summit in Xiamen.



Linde helped post-disaster reconstruction after Typhoon Meranti.



Linde Asia Customer Service Center and Global Spare Parts Center were officially put into operation.



The 3rd National Forklift Truck Operation Skill Contest of Linde Cup was held and outstanding forklift operators were awarded vocational skill qualification certificate.



Linde (China) celebrated its 20th anniversary of establishment. We organized the event of “Linde Forklift Truck Tibet Challenge”, which created another Shanghai Great World Record “Forklift Travel with maximum altitude difference”.



The 50,000th electric forklift truck was delivered and put into use.



The 2nd National Forklift Vocational Skill Tour of Linde Cup was held by Linde (China) together with All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing and Industrial Truck Institution, China Construction Machinery Association.



Linde (China) finished the production of the 50,000th truck.



Linde (China) celebrated its 15th anniversary of establishment.



Linde (China) and China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing jointly held “Linde Cup” China Logistics Forklift Tour, which created another new Shanghai Great World Record.



Linde (China) finished the production of the 25,000th truck.




Linde changed its company name from Linde-Xiamen Forklift Truck Co., Ltd. to Linde (China) Forklift Truck Corp., Ltd. In the meantime, Linde (China) launched a brand-new Corporate Identity System.




Linde (China) celebrated its 10th anniversary of establishment and we entered into a new development stage.


Linde (China) finished the production of the 10,000th forklift truck.



The new Linde factory officially went into operation.



Linde (China) finished the production of the 1st forklift truck (3-ton diesel counterbalanced truck) in its temporary factory.




Linde (China) established its first branch in Xiamen, followed by Beijing Branch, Shanghai Branch and Guangzhou Branch as well as other sales & service centers in China.



Chinese Premier Li Peng and German Premier Helmut Kohl signed an official cooperation agreement in the Great Hall of the People for founding Linde (China) Forklift Truck Corp., Ltd. This was the first step Linde took toward success in China.