CESAB Material Handling Europe was founded in 1942 in Bologna, Italy and our customers have been at the heart of our business ever since then. With its corporate head office and sales support in Bologna and marketing support in Brussels, CESAB has a wide network of 134 independent dealers across Europe to make sure you have excellent service and support whenever you need it.
“By partnering with Cesab, our customers have the perfect combination of high-quality products from a world-class manufacturer and the flexibility of personal service from a local dealer.”
Luca Giovagnoni - Commercial Director CESAB Europe
Our customers receive the highest quality of support from CESAB and our network of dealers with the following services:
- Consultations during the forklift selection process
- Operator instruction
- Safety inspection
- Preventive maintenance
- Genuine spare parts sourcing
- ASEC (After Sales Evaluation & Certification)
Our forklifts are designed, manufactured and tested in Europe in our factories in France, Italy, and Sweden using the best manufacturing processes in the world.
- Highest quality
- Increased flexibility
- Shorter delivery lead times
- Reduced environmental impact
Cesab Material Handling Europe Bologna Office – Sales
Via Persicetana Vecchia 10
Tel: +39 051 205 411
Fax: +39 051 727 574
Cesab Material Handling Europe Brussels Office – Marketing
Tel: +32 (0)2 790 30 32
History of CESAB
CESAB founded in Bologna, Italy.
First CESAB logo introduced.
CESAB acquired by the Maccaferri family.
CESAB commences business activities with products for railways and materials handling sectors.
First CESAB electric forklift produced.
1960'sGallery Gallery Gallery
CESAB logo updated
First CESAB high level order picker produced
First CESAB towing tractor produced
CESAB already focused on after-sales with dealer service training.
Introduction of centaur as CESAB logo.
First CESAB rough terrain forklift produced.
Introduction of electronic control
for CESAB electric forklifts.
CESAB corporate colour changes
from orange to yellow.
First CESAB reach truck produced.
One of the first exhibitions with CESAB showing full range helps increase brand awareness in Italian market.
First CESAB electric high capacity ECO-P 85 produced.
First CESAB warehouse truck range produced.
CESAB logo renewed.
Pininfarina designs CESAB trucks creating the legendary Blitz range.
CESAB green introduced as corporate colour.
Foundation of "BTCESAB S.c.a.r.l." a joint venture with BT Italia.
CESAB products recognised with Compasso D'Oro awards for the Blitz and Drago models.
Acquisition of LTE
Part of the CESAB group, LTE is the European Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) that specialises in the design and production of CESAB forklift masts.
Decision made to place greater focus on European market. CESAB Material Handling Europe established.
Launch of new CESAB M300 torque converter IC range
Launch of CESAB warehouse range
CESAB 70th Anniversary.