BITA – British Industrial Truck Association

British Industrial Truck Association.

BITA, the British Industrial Truck Association, is the UK’s leading trade association for forklift truck manufacturers and suppliers, suppliers of associated components and services, and the materials handling media.


BITA working for its members


BITA co-owns IMHX, a materials handling exhibition with over 16,000 visitors and 409 exhibitors packing out five halls of Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre.

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CFTS Thorough Examination training has been specially designed by the industry’s top authorities, BITA (British Industrial Truck Association) and the FLTA (Fork Lift Truck Association).

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F-TEC apprenticeships give employers a simple, cost-efficient and proven method of developing and retaining loyal and highly skilled industrial truck service engineers.

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Member Benefits

Strong Partnerships

Exclusive access to UK sales data

Representing Member Interests

Free copies of all Guidance Notes

Representing Member Interests

IMHX Presence

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BITA membership is open to fork-lift truck manufacturers, suppliers and service providers in the UK. Any company operating within one of those three groups is welcome to apply for membership.

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