The Hook Latch Trigger was conceived in response to a real challenge. It’s one example of how internal R&D collaboration and close cooperation with customers can result in innovations that help improve productivity, ergonomics and safety.
Innovations that are shaping the world of material handling.
Konecranes Innovation Agent Network bridges the gap between day-to-day inspiration and its capacity to benefit the customer. We take a look at the shift towards the fast, low-cost, high-return development it has enabled.
Camera applications are an essential part of Konecranes’ customer solutions. With the help of cameras, the operator can instantly know what is happening several meters away from his location: cameras are able to see what human eyes can’t.
Big data seems like the answer to everything – but how can you separate essential information from the vast sea of data and really transform that into a concrete business advantage?
The accuracy of cranes is essential for the safety and continuity of the businesses of many of Konecranes customers. That’s why crane reliability is at the heart of its operations.
The new Konecranes Brake Monitor devices are the first of their kind to provide concrete, real-time data on the material wear and functioning condition of crane brakes.
Despite the rising demand for automated solutions in material handling, human interaction still plays a significant role in industrial environments.
The new software architecture in SMARTON® cranes updates the crane and its features to meet the demands of modern-day businesses in different industries.
Imagine grabbing a lifting hook and guiding it into position by simply pulling it, with the crane and trolley following smoothly after you.
Konecranes’ Side Pulling Prevention Kit is designed to increase both the safety and lifetime of crane components.
Building on its growing experience in the 3D printing of metals, Konecranes’ R&D department continues to conduct research and spread knowledge on the technology within the company.
New rotation inertia control feature helps to stabilize and control lifting with various loads and lifting heights.