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

Kito light cranes support construction-machinery hire company

Aktio Corp, a construction machinery  rental company, opened its Osaka DL Centre in September 2021 at Osaka Nanko Port. The facility operates Kito Pro Light Crane systems on 18 lines, along with 21 electric chain hoists. They move rental machines into or from the warehouse, load them on trucks and arrange them in the maintenance […]

09/02/2022 - 11:42 am

Kito results for 2020 show steady recovery

In the last quarter of Kito’s financial year which ended March 2021 the company has reported that demand has recovered to the same level as the previous year despite Covid infection rates increasing. Effort was focused on profit and cash generation with cost controlled across board. Sales in Q4 were up 1.6% on 2020 and […]

11/05/2021 - 17:38 pm

Kito hoists on retired Antarctic observation vessel

Following the successful careers of the Soya and Fuji, Shirase (AGB-5002) was the third-generation Japanese Antarctic observation vessel. During its service, the ship made 25 round trips between Japan and the Antarctic continent, docking at the Showa base a record 24 times. Decommissioned in July 2008, since May 2010 the ship has been permanently docked […]

05/03/2021 - 13:02 pm

Overcoming communication barriers at Kito

Ryo Fukasawa, who is in charge of product assembly at Kito’s Yamanashi Main Plant, was awarded, ‘Recognising excellent effort by a disabled worker, fiscal year 2020’ by the Japan Organisation for Employment of the Elderly, Persons with Disabilities and Job Seekers. Fukasawa said, “For people with hearing loss, communication barriers are high. Our team uses […]

15/12/2020 - 20:51 pm

Rental demand stays high despite Covid

With the pandemic and postponement of the Tokyo Olympics, Kito asked a leading Japanese rental company, how the rental-industry has changed? R&R Co, based in Urayasu City, Chiba, Japan, has been offering rental equipment for construction and industrial use since 1989. In Japan there are reportedly 2500-3000 rental businesses, but few have the variety and […]

23/11/2020 - 21:13 pm

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
Products  >  Hoist

Kito introduces 10t TCH air hoist in Japan 

Industrial hoist and crane maker Kito Corporation will begin accepting orders in Japan for its 10t TCH air hoist from September 15, 2020. This is an environmentally friendly product, free from harmful substances as listed in “Kito’s 15 prohibited substances.” Powered by air, the motor of the new air hoist cannot burn out and ignition […]

15/09/2020 - 10:48 am
Products  >  Hoist

Air hoist suits flammable environments

Industrial hoist and crane maker Kito Corporation will begin selling its new TCH air hoist in Japan on 8 November. Powered by compressed air, the air-hoist product has no motor to burn out and is much safer in flammable environments so can be used in broad range of applications. Kito says that by having no […]

05/11/2019 - 09:30 am

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