Clark Forklifts

Internal Combustion & Electric Forklifts

CLARK offers a wide variety of durable, high-quality forklifts that are built on over 100 years of innovation, design and leadership in the material handling equipment industry. Our forklift range covers a variety of load capacities and drive systems, this together with power, safety, durability and performance make them the forklift of choice.

Internal Combustion vs Electric Forklifts

Internal Combustion forklifts run either on LPG or diesel and therefore produce emissions making them suitable for well-ventilated environments. Electric forklifts, on the other hand, produce no emissions making them ideal for environments where air and noise pollution needs to be kept to a minimum. Although electric forklifts can be used outdoors, they might need additional weatherproofing if they will be subjected to heavy rain.

Because of the need to be charged, watered and cleaned, a battery-powered forklift may experience longer downtime that an LPG or diesel powered truck which just needs to be refuelled before it can continue to be used. Electric trucks do however have less moving parts to maintain and repair than internal combustion forklifts.

 It is important to take all the factors into consideration when buying a forklift. Contact one of our sales staff to guide you in this process.

Through the Kempston Group, our extensive dealer network includes dealers in Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Durban, East London, George, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, and Richards Bay.

The Range

Why buy Clark Forklifts?

Large Dealer Network

National dealer network across South Africa with Clark offices in Durban, Cape Town, and Johannesburg.

5 Major Product Lines

CLARK has one of the broadest product lines in the industry with five major lines.

Parts Distribution

We are committed to reducing downtime by providing you with exceptional after-sales service.


We are an Industry leader with innovative product development, including safety features.

Clark Forklifts – 100 Years

Kempston Material Handling is South Africa's
official importer of Clark forklift trucks and
warehouse equipment. Clark has a 90 year tradition
of quality that is 'Built to Last'.

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