Crosby and Kito combine businesses

The Kito Corporation, a leading manufacturer of material handling equipment with 90 years of experience in the development and production of hoists and cranes and The Crosby Group, a leading provider of lifting and rigging solutions, and have completed their business combination. Today’s announcement follows the settlement of The Crosby Group’s cash tender offer for […]

30/01/2023 - 11:58 am

Hoists for personal watercraft

MC Resort, Tsuruga Bay, Japan, is a comprehensive marine resort combining accommodation, a hot spring and marine-sports facilities. Personal watercraft are particularly popular for the freedom they allow in motoring around the bay. Kito products are in constant use in handling the watercraft. During peak season they sometimes the personal watercraft are lifted 80 times […]

20/10/2022 - 17:05 pm

The Crosby Group and Kito Corporation to combine businesses

Complementary geographic footprints and product portfolios as well as a shared commitment to safety, reliability, and innovation will support safer and more efficient lifting operations globally The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting and rigging, and Kito Corporation, a leading material handling manufacturer with 90 years of experience in the development and production of […]

16/05/2022 - 10:54 am

Kito makes major stride on carbon-free energy

At the beginning of April, Industrial hoist and crane maker Kito Corporation  switched 50% of the energy used in its Yamanashi main plant – the production centre – to essentially carbon-free sources. With this shift the company projects a reduction in carbon-dioxide emissions from plant operations by about 4382t per year. Kito is promoting initiatives […]

25/04/2022 - 11:20 am

Next-generation – Kito Porta Gantry crane

Industrial hoist and crane maker Kito will begin accepting orders in Japan for its Kito Porta Gantry crane from 6 October. Either foldable or for assembly, this line of aluminum cranes is easy to transport. It comes with a manual trolley for horizontal movement, and both height and span are adjustable. It can be used […]

06/10/2020 - 14:15 pm

Kito acquires Van Leusden

Kito Corporation has acquired the shares of Netherlands company Van Leusden through Kito Europe GmbH, making Van Leusden a wholly owned subsidiary of Kito. Van Leusden operates mainly in Europe, specialising in customisation technology, particularly anti-corrosion treatment of mainly manually operated hoists, trolleys, cranes and crane components for maritime and other offshore use, and spark-proof […]

02/07/2020 - 18:51 pm

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LHA December 2022

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