KION North America Corp., Summerville, S.C., launched a new brand, showcased new products and unveiled new sales and marketing tools since changing its name from Linde Material Handling North America at the start of this year.

KION North America launched Baoli, a forklift brand entirely new to the North American marketplace. KION Baoli Forklift Co. Ltd. is the international material handling manufacturer.

The first model to be introduced is the Class V Baoli D+ Series Model KBG25, which features a load capacity of 5,500 pounds and a Nissan IMPCO K25 LPG engine.

Also among the new products was the Linde brand’s new Series 1411 heavy truck. Equipped with a torque converter, this Class V diesel-powered forklift has a load capacity of up to 40,000 pounds and is perfectly suited for heavy manufacturing, ports and terminals.