A Company Rooted in Sustainability

With its focus on repairs, maintenance, and refurbishment, STILL has always put sustainability at the heart of its business. Over the decades, the company has continually developed its operations to promote careful use of all resources, including energy and time. This sustainable approach is something that its customers continue to value to this day.



Hans Still founds his repair company for electric motors in Hamburg, Germany, and lays the foundation for his pioneering business that continues to be synonymous with innovation and sustainability today.



After the Second World War, STILL switches its operations to focus on vehicle production and services for the transport logistics sector.


Focus on Operating Costs

STILL makes first arguments for a move away from fossil fuels in favor of electric vehicles, such as its first electric tractors.


Fresh Perspective

STILL introduces its free view mast to increase visibility for operators and improve work safety standards.


World First

STILL produces the world’s first hybrid-powered industrial truck and sets a new standard for environmental sustainability in the intralogistics sector.


Complete Overhaul

Rather than disposing of used trucks and spare parts, STILL begins offering professional refurbishment services.


Industry Standard

STILL sets another industry benchmark with its new joystick design, which enables accurate and ergonomic operation of its trucks’ hydraulics systems.


Environmental Protection

STILL produces first forklift trucks with fuel cell technology – for emissions-free operations.


Increased Efficiency

The lateral battery change feature is introduced to save operators time and make it easier to use STILL trucks as part of multi-shift operations.



STILL introduces its smart autopilot feature, which is designed to make opera-tions more cost-effective and environmentally re-sponsible and reduce ener-gy costs by up to 20%.



STILL launches its ‘Mission: Zero Emission’ campaign to highlight the different use cases for modern forklifts.


Pioneering Project

STILL helps Carrefour to establish the largest fleet of fuel-cell powered industrial trucks in Europe.


One-Stop Shop

STILL establishes itself as a one-stop shop for hydrogen solutions, including expert customer advice on fuel cell technology, in-house production of fuel cells and high-spec fuel-cell-ready trucks, and servicing, as well as hydrogen infrastructure provided in collaboration with a partner company.


Looking to the Future

EcoVadis awards STILL a platinum medal in its sustainability assessment. The company’s scores above the European average across all categories.