Doosan and Kollmorgan collaborate over AGVs
Doosan Industrial Vehicle (DIV), a global South Korean forklift manufacturer, is partnering with German industrial automation specialist, Kollmorgen to secure a leading position in the material handling industry. The objective is to innovate and build efficient, sustainable, and reliable custom made automatically guided vehicles (AGVs) that exceed its customers’ future requirements.
Present in over 90 countries, DIV has a product line of over 179 vehicle ranges from cushion, electric and pneumatic forklifts, to reach trucks, stackers, and various other warehouse vehicles.
Chankyo Chung, vice president of Doosan Industrial Vehicle said, “Our vehicles are a preferred choice among many of the world’s blue-chip companies. That requires us to always be at the forefront of technology and deliver reliable products to the highest of standards. We selected Kollmorgen for that exact reason – being a partner that invests heavily in R&D with a proven track record of solid automation solutions.”
Tobias Byfeldt, vice president of Kollmorgen Automation said, “Doosan Industrial Vehicle has a solid reputation in the market for dependable performance and intelligent design. Their philosophy is to build efficient products with a high longevity, which aligns closely to our own way of business. Coincidentally, we both share a history of over 50 years of experience in the material handling industry – a combined knowhow of over 100 years that offers tremendous value to our joint customers.”