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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Interest in the Konecranes’ BOXHUNTER RTG is growing among customers who see the advantages of the crane’s distinctive features and operating concept in meeting their unique requirements.
Cranes and hoists must be designed to perform with a high level of safety and reliability. Even more so in potentially dangerous settings. Konecranes has developed the EX product range specifically for these situations.
The Konecranes CXT NEO crane is designed to be an accurate and energy-efficient advanced lifting solution, and the step-less hoisting speeds are intended to provide our wide range of customers with first-rate, precise control and increased safety.
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.
Konecranes RENTALL is a convenient, new, rental service, where instead of buying, the customer has the option of renting a crane for a fixed period of time--typically three to seven years.
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 majority of crane accidents are caused by human error, making training a key priority for crane-dependent industries.
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