Liftpart Agencies (Pty) Ltd. was established in Cape Town, South Africa in 1992. For over 26 years it has been a family owned and operated private business. The main focus of Liftparts has always been to supply OEM quality parts at replacement prices.

Liftparts initially specialized in replacement components for electrical forklift trucks. The company has subsequently expanded into both the LPG gas market and replacement parts for mechanical forklifts. It currently supplies a wide range of electric parts, LPG parts, leaf chain, rims, forkarms, tyres, seats and a wide range of replacement parts for mechanical forklifts.

The board of directors consists of the companies founder, John Sanders, who is a qualified engineer with more than 40 years experience in the materials handling industry. Tim Sanders joined the board in 2002 after gaining a Masters degree in Engineering in Canada and having had related work experience in both Europe and South Africa. Catherine Thomas was appointed to the board in 2017 after more than 15 years involvement with the company.