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Expert market
10 December, 2018
The Italian crane market has a large number of independent manufacturers offering high-quality technology. With a new government elected earlier this year, Daniel Searle visited companies in the Milan region to discuss the market.

Tractor beams
10 December, 2018
R&M Materials Handling has manufactured a customised 10t crane for a forestry equipment dealership in the US.

Planning ahead to ensure success for 2019
10 December, 2018
As we approach the turn of the year, it’s a necessity for any business to be planing ahead for 2019—and it’s no different for a trade magazine such as Hoist.

Nucor leads on brake safety
16 November, 2018
Nucor, the biggest steel maker in the US, worked with Pintsch Bubenzer to retrofit emergency brakes on its cranes—as the brake manufacturer warns many other steel firms miss out on these important safety devices.

All aboard for R&M cranes at bus factory
16 November, 2018
R&M Materials Handling manufactured more than 40 cranes and hoists for a bus production facility in California.

We’re going to need a bigger hoist
16 November, 2018
Air Technical Industries developed a bespoke crane for handling particularly dangerous cargo—live sharks—at an aquarium in New York.

Skill sets
16 November, 2018
Overhead cranes may seem simple to operate, but mistakes and accidents can happen. Julian Champkin looks at training for operators.

Expert expansion
16 November, 2018
US handling equipment specialist PaR Systems set up its new UK facility earlier this year. Daniel Searle attended the opening last month.

Lift off
16 November, 2018
Konecranes has updated a rotary crane at the test facility for rocket drives at the German Aerospace Centre.

Autumn: a time of mists and mellow features lists
16 November, 2018
The year is flashing by, and as we enter the height of autumn, the season brings a variety of things.

VAN LEUSDEN
09 November, 2018

ERIKKILA OY
09 November, 2018

KITO Weissenfels
09 November, 2018

Kito Europe GmbH
09 November, 2018
As a Japanese high-tech manufacturer, KITO stands for innovation, precision and trust. With more than 85 years of experience in the manufacture of hoists and cranes, there is a good reason why the company is a world leader in quality. Our products move millions of tonnes of heavy loads daily in industries such as automotive, metallurgy, pharmaceuticals and power generation. The team behind this power is made up of over 2300 employees worldwide. To intensify its activities on the European market, the company founded Kito Europe GmbH in 2006, with its headquarters in Düsseldorf. KITO EUROPE develops tailored solutions for all aspects of load acceptance and material flow, distributing premium hoists via its robust network of competent and qualified specialist retailers in almost every EU country as well as the CIS. Its global connection to the international market leader allows KITO EUROPE to benefit from innovations and product optimisations. This in turn means that retailers and customers always have access to the latest developments. KITO EUROPE offers a constantly growing product range with solutions for the entire spectrum of industrial applications, no matter how simple or complex they may be. KITO hoists are manufactured with precision and subject to strict quality control, all on the basis of many years of experience. KITO is certified in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, and owes its top-class reputation to its stringent quality assurance system. KITO – LIFTING EXPECTATIONS

Cardboard mill installs Verlinde crane
25 October, 2018
Verlinde has installed a motorised VFM jib crane at France-based cardboard mill RDM, to handle ‘big bags’.

Arke position limit switch from TER
25 October, 2018
TER has launched the Arke position limit switch, designed to control the movement of overhead travelling cranes, hoists and complex machine tools, particularly in harsh operating conditions.

SWF Krantechnik adds ATEX hoist
25 October, 2018
Germany-based SWF Krantechnik has launched the ChainsterEX electric chain hoist, extending the company’s range of explosion-proof hoists which already includes the electric wire rope hoist NOVAex, the electric chain hoist SKex, the hand chain block CraftsterEX and the crane components CraneKitEX.

Moving specialist use Enerpac gantry
25 October, 2018
Industrial moving specialist MJ van Riel used an Enerpac SL300 hydraulic gantry to assist with the precision installation of a sheet metal press brake in a low-height building.

Below-hook drum handling from Liftomatic
25 October, 2018
Liftomatic Material Handling, based in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, has expanded its range of drum handling equipment with the introduction of the 3A-HD-BHDL below-hook drum handling system.

Improved safety from LC2A hoists
25 October, 2018
Ingersoll Rand has updated its LC2A Series line of hoists to improve the safety and reliability of the systems.