About the Group

From its origins in 1982 as Forklift Engineering Australia, the Adaptalift Group has grown into one of Australia's largest privately owned companies. Headquartered in Victoria, its diverse business operations include forklift sales and rental, safety and telemetry systems engineering as well as property and infrastructure, within Peter Charles Investments.

The Adaptalift Group seeks to continually develop and provide the best products and services to the materials handling industry, through focusing resources on outstanding sales support, customised service and fleet management solutions.


The Adaptalift Group consists of five companies that operate independently of each other, yet all are vertically integrated within the group.

Adaptalift Hyster Combilift Australia Speedshield Technologies Peter Charles Investments Adaptalift GSE