Svend Videbaek, Marketing, Business Area Port Solutions at Konecranes, explains the Core of Lifting, a vital concept for understanding how the company operates.
Perspectives and insight into the most relevant business issues and trends.
Embracing elements of start-up culture can help big companies keep a fresh, innovative edge and stay relevant in the era of digital disruption.
For Industrial Design Manager Johannes Tarkiainen, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) show immense promise, particularly in their potential to elevate the user experience. Tarkiainen’s innovative projects with Konecranes have been recognized for the quality of their design, garnering the renowned Red Dot Award, for example.
Kevin Whitling is a technical trainer working in the US. In his time with Konecranes, he has held many roles, including Service Technician, Service Manager, and Service Sales. He has been a technical trainer for the past decade, and has conducted training classes in four countries and 19 US states.
Today, the milestone of having a million Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) in use is already behind us. Will we see the electric car continue to escalate as a trend, and will it emerge as a serious contender for the place of traditional motor vehicles?
Satu Kaivonen, Environmental Specialist, contributes to continuous development in Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) at Konecranes by driving strategic priorities in corporate responsibility through practical actions. She is responsible for managing the implementation of the ISO 14001 environmental management system in all the company’s production units worldwide.
The world’s most successful companies have always been the ones that keep their customers in focus as their markets and businesses change. Here, three senior managers at Konecranes offer their insights, knowledge and opinions on how to be a customer-focused company in today’s complex, fast-moving and truly globalized marketplace.
Konecranes’ apprenticeship programs have allowed the company to grow its own skilled workforce of technicians and managers, boosting their overall productivity and setting them up for life.
Johanna Pirinen, Director of Corporate Responsibility at Konecranes, talks about circular economy and how it relates to Konecranes' business.
Saku Aspelin is responsible for managing the Consultation Services offering of Konecranes globally. Read more about how consultation services help make lifting equipment safer and more productive here.
For Industrial Design Manager Johannes Tarkiainen, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) show immense promise, particularly in their potential to elevate the user experience.
It used to be a common view that corporate responsibility was related to a company’s reputation. Now, responsibility is more widely seen as an opportunity instead of a threat.
“Increasing understanding enhances our ability to find out what can be improved.