22.8.2005: Meldung: Impco Technologies, Inc.: Supply of Emission Compliant LPG Engines to HELI Forklift in China
Wednesday August 17, 9:00 am ET
CERRITOS, Calif., Aug. 17 / IMPCO Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMCO - News) today announced that it has begun supply of Emission Certified LPG engines to Anhui HELI Forklift Truck Group Corp. based in Hefei, China.
Under the terms of the supply agreement, IMPCO will exclusively supply complete CARB/EPA Emissions Certified engines to HELI through December 2006 for global distribution in their forklift trucks. The emission certified engine systems will enable HELI to meet stringent emission standards required to sell their engines in the US and Asia. IMPCO"s Emission Certified Engines provide a turn key solution for OEM"s such as HELI, allowing them to meet ever more stringent emissions requirements without having to invest in advanced engineering and testing. IMPCO introduced their Emissions Certified Engine program in 2004 specifically to meet this growing global demand.
Being the largest lift truck manufacturer in China, HELI possesses the integral capability to design, fabricate, manufacture, test, and inspect its own lift truck products. HELI received ISO 9001 Certification as well as European CE Quality & Safety Compliance. In 2005, HELI"s annual sales reached US $321.6 million (RMB 2.67 Billion), and is the only forklift OEM in China to have its stock publicly traded in the Shanghai Stock Exchange. In addition to serving the domestic market, HELI products are now exported all over the world.
About IMPCO Technologies:
IMPCO designs, manufactures, markets and supplies advanced product and systems to enable internal combustion engines to run on clean burning gaseous fuels such as natural gas, propane and biogas. IMPCO is the leader in the heavy duty, industrial, power generation and stationary engines sectors. Headquartered in Cerritos, California, IMPCO has offices throughout Asia, Europe, Australia and North America. More information can be found at IMPCO"s web site, http://www.impco.ws.
About BRC Gas Equipment:
BRC produces a complete range of systems for converting vehicles to gaseous fuel to meet market requirements. BRC is the leader in the light duty and automobile alternate fuel sectors and established alliances with several major car-makers for OEM projects. Headquartered in Cherasco, Italy, BRC has offices throughout Asia, Europe and South America. More information can be found at BRC"s web site, http://www.brc.it
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