The 2019 was a historic year for the Merlo Group, not only because they celebrated the 55th anniversary of the current plant.
It was a RECORD year with a 7% increase in turnover and an almost 50% in the five-year period and with the record number of 7000 machines sold. The Italian market for the Group marked an important growth, exceeding the 1000 telescopic handlers sold and strengthening the national leadership with over 40% of the market share.
The growth also affected foreign markets with record numbers for the main European markets such as France (with record sales) and Germany (with record sales and the confirmation of its market leadership).
2020 will be an year of further development and investment, that will lead the Group to a further growth in terms of production, reliability and technology and which will prepare Merlo to celebrate at best of the 110th anniversary that will fall in 2021.
2020 opens big with an important award, the Samoter Innovation Award, for the latest range of products launched by the Merlo Group: the e-worker