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 May/June 2022

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