Konecranes Are Raising the Bar in the Lifting Industry

Konecranes Are Raising the Bar in the Lifting Industry

25th April 2019

Leading the industry on a worldwide scale, Konecranes offer their expert group of lifting businesses throughout a wide range of sectors. With 600 locations worldwide, active in 50 countries, Konecranes now stand as the foremost lifting specialists who are often the first choice for many companies.

Unquestionably on the forefront of crane technology both within and beyond the UK, everything they do is targeted at one goal: improving the safety and productivity of their customer’s operations.

Daniel Harvey, Sales Director at Konecranes UK, discusses the myriad of industries in which the company utilises its expertise. “Any product being manufactured utilises some kind of lifting activity, and in many cases Konecranes equipment is involved in this process,” states Mr. Harvey. With a global staff numbering over 16,200, and an annual turnover of £3.1 Billion, they have firmly established themselves as a lifting business which customers everywhere can trust.

In terms of local manufacturing, Mr. Harvey explains how Konecranes operates throughout the Midlands utilising its office based in West Bromwich - the largest service branch in the UK. The company also deploys over 230 highly-trained technicians, who travel out to businesses and service their lifting equipment every day.

One of the main sectors in which Kronecranes operate is the automotive industry, working with the biggest names in automotive manufacturing. Mr. Harvey details the excitement felt throughout the company in terms of their latest partnership with the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 team, through which the Konecranes branding will be proudly displayed upon the likes of Valtteri Bottas.

Riding on this excitement, Konecranes will be attending the upcoming Made in the Midlands exhibition for the first time. As well as showcasing their industry achievements, the company is keen on proving why their commitment to safety and productivity is unparalleled, and will be bringing along some of their latest lifting products to showcase.


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