Our History

  • 2019

    Lithium Ion Batteries available for Warehouse Equipment

    C-Range launch from Konecranes

    Tailift now available in South Africa

  • 2018

    Launch of Toyota Lean Logistics Program in S.A

    Toyota Autopilot for Warehousing Equipment available in S.A

    Awarded Bullmor Distributorship

  • 2017

    TICO Premier Club – Outstanding Effort Award

    TICO Premier Club – Platinum Award

    TICO Vision 2020 Award

    TMHI SALES AWARD

    SIE (Pty) Ltd

    In recognition of their excellent performances during the year
    Toyota Industries Corporation

  • 2016

    Revenue exceeds R3 billion

    TICO Premier Club – Outstanding Effort Award

    Acquired by enX Group – November

    TMHI SALES AWARD

    SIE (Pty) Ltd

    In recognition of their excellent performances during the year
    Toyota Industries Corporation

  • 2015

    PREMIER CLUB OUTSTANDING EFFORT AWARD

    SIE (Pty) Ltd
    Toyota Industries Corporation

    TMHI SALES AWARD

    SIE (Pty) Ltd

    In recognition of their excellent performances during the year
    Toyota Industries Corporation

  • 2014

    TMHI SALES AWARD

    SIE (Pty) Ltd

    In recognition of their excellent performances during the year
    Toyota Industries Corporation

  • 2012

    Sales Excellence Award.

    TMHI SALES AWARD

    SIE (Pty) Ltd

    In recognition of their excellent performances during the year
    Kazue Sasaki, President / Toyota Material Handling Group

  • 2011

    Terminated agreement with Kalmar Industries and signed distributor agreement with Koncranes.

    Revenue exceeds R1.5 billion

  • 2010

    Awarded CatLift Distributorship in UK

  • 2008

    Unbundled from Imperial and became part of Eqstra Holdings

  • 2007

    Rental fleet reaches 10 000 units

  • 2006

    Awarded Raymond Warehouse Equipment Distributorship

    Toyota purchased Raymond

    SIE (Pty) Ltd

    Achieving 1 638 units in 2004
    Masaaki Furukawa, President / Toyota Tsusho Corporation

  • 2004

    Moved into custom built premises in Cape Town

    Revenue exceeds R1 billion

    TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING EQUIPMENT SALES RECORD

  • 2003

    SIE is awarded International Excellence status by Toyota Industries Corporations.

    TOYOTA OVERALL EXCELLENCE AWARD

    SIE (Pty) Ltd
    Tadash Ishikawa, President / Toyota Industrial Corporation
    Tetsuro Toyoda, President / Toyota Material Handling Company

    TOYOTA

    Parts Masters

    Marvelour Play Award
    SIE (Pty) Ltd

    Toyota material Handling Companyv

  • 2002

    TMHI Sales Award

    SIE (Pty) Ltd
    In recognition of their excellent performance during the year
    Toyota Industries Corporation

  • 2001

    Moved into larger premises in Port Elizabeth

    Fleet reaches 5000 units

    Toyota Industrial Equipment acquires 100% shareholding of BT. (Outline of BT forklift)

  • 2000

    SIE celebrates 15 years in business by delivering their 10 000th

    SIE acquires Impact Handling United Kingdom.

  • 1997

    TOYOTA VEHICLES SALES IMPROVEMENT AWARD

    Award Program for Industrial Equipment in Sales, Part & Service
    SIE (Pty) Ltd, in recognition of their excellent performance during the year
    Hiroshi Okuda, President / Toyota Motor Corporation

    TOYOTA SEVICE EXCELLENCE AWARD

    Award Program for Industrial Equipment in Sales, Parts & Service
    SIE (Pty) Ltd
    In recognition of their excellent performance during the year
    Hiroshi Okuda, President / Toyota Motor Corporation

    SIE is the 6th largest Toyota Industrial Equipment distributor worldwide.

  • 1996

    SIE sells a record 1 650 Toyota Forklifts.

    Toyota Industries Corporation pays tribute with a special visit to South Africa.

  • 1995

    SIE joins the Imperial Group, and launches the New Toyota Series 6 Forklift

  • 1994

    Signed Distributor Agreement with Kalmar Industries.

  • 1993

    Awarded BT Distributorship

    Rental fleet reaches 1000 units

  • 1992

    SIE purchased 6 acre property in Elandsfontein to accommodate JHB Branch, factory and HQ

  • 1989

    SIE strategically acquires Surequip, and kick starts the rental business.

  • 1988

    Accumulated sales exceed 1 000 units.

  • 1987

    TOYOTA I.V PARTS AWARD PROGRAM

    SIE (Pty) Ltd, for outstanding inventory improvement performance
    Toyoda, President / Toyota Motor Corporation