The XLC-976 container handler was presented in an American flag wrap to commemorate the event.

Robert Taylor, chief operating officer (COO) of the Taylor Group of Companies, commented: “What a great celebration held… at SSA Oakland as we unveiled our 50,000th machine. SSA has been a loyal Taylor customer for over 40 years and we are very excited to deliver this milestone XLC-976 container handler to our SSA family.”

The presentation was made to Edward DeNike, president of SSA Marine and COO of SSA Terminals.

The XLC-976 container handler came equipped with the Dream cab and Vision Plus Pedestrian Detection as well as several other features.

Taylor builds more than 100 models of material handling equipment in capacities from 4,000lbs to 125,000lbs.

The company added that it is working to offer all Taylor models in zeroemission configurations.