This year marks the delivery of the 1000th Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) crane. The special crane was presented to an excited audience taking part in the landmark event in Savannah on November 15.
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Konecranes has been poised for change for some time, and “Future Foundation,” the theme of the Annual Report 2016, demonstrates that the group’s business transformation is now more fully realized than ever.
On January 4, 2017, Konecranes finalized the acquisition of Terex Material Handling & Port Solutions (MHPS), strengthening the joint organization’s position as a focused global leader in industrial lifting and port solutions.
Konecranes Remote Operating Station (ROS) has been awarded the Fennia Prize Honourable Mention for its design and user experience excellence.
Konecranes has donated a smart CXT NEO-based crane to Aalto University’s Industrial Internet Campus. The crane was inaugurated on January 18, 2017 by Panu Routila, CEO of Konecranes.
Konecranes’ acquisition of Terex Material Handling & Port Solutions (MHPS) has now been completed. The combined company now offers the container handling industry’s widest and deepest range of container handling equipment and automation technology.
Konecranes’ ROS has been pleasantly welcomed by crane operators at the Riikinvoima waste-to-energy plant in Leppävirta, Finland. Aside from the primary advantage of increased safety, operators have also experienced the benefits of Konecranes’ integrated Smart Features.
Konecranes’ innovative Remote Operating Station (ROS) maintains the functionality of a traditional crane while introducing a truly modern user interface.
Team Nortal has emerged the winner of Konecranes Maritime Hack hackathon held in Helsinki, Finland. A mobile application for truck drivers, with backend data collection, comprised their winning solution.
Konecranes has finalized the order for 86 Automated Stacking Cranes (ASCs) for the Virginia Port Authority (VPA). The value of the contracts exceeds EUR 200 million.
By using solar panels on the roof of its factory in Pune, India, Konecranes is further reducing its carbon emissions. Panu Routila, Konecranes’ President and CEO, inaugurated the facility in early October.
The Konecranes STORE is a webstore that offers a wide range of spare parts and components for many makes and models of overhead cranes and hoists.
The issue includes stories on sensors and smart algorithms, 3D metal printing, Konecranes’ convenient new RENTALL service, and the Core of Lifting, which is the heart of the company’s thinking when
The majority of crane accidents are caused by human error, making training a key priority for crane-dependent industries.
The partnership will be visible worldwide across a range of media, events and other promotions, including placement of the Konecranes logo on Bottas’s race overalls.