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.
Perspectives and insight into the most relevant business issues and trends.
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.
Svend Videbaek, Marketing, Business Area Port Solutions at Konecranes, explains the Core of Lifting, a vital concept for understanding how the company operates.
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.
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.
With dramatic population growth forecast and vast untapped economic and agricultural potential, can Africa finally capitalize on its assets in the 21st century?
Kevin Whitling is a technical trainer working in the US.
Satu Kaivonen, Environmental Specialist, contributes to continuous development in Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) at Konecranes by driving strategic priorities in corporate responsibility thro