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March 3, 2015 (Springfield, OH) – Stop by to speak with a Konecranes expert at booth #1342

konecranes forkliftKonecranes will present its line of Light Range Forklift Trucks for handling precast concrete products at The Precast Show 2015 held March 5–7 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Stop by booth #1342 to learn more about why Konecranes tough, versatile forklift trucks are the right tool for moving precast concrete products in your operation.

Strength, power and reliability are the key words for forklift trucks handling precast concrete sections and tubular components, along with a full range of adaptations to handle other products. Special masts, wider fork carriages, multiple forks and heavy-duty reinforcements are exactly what manufacturers need for sensitive concrete cargo. Konecranes Forklift Trucks are available in capacities of 10 to 80 tons suitable for a wide range of precast shapes.

“Our forklift trucks are built with a simple goal in mind–to make our customer’s job easier,” says Phil Stevens, Konecranes North America region director, lift trucks.

Konecranes makes a wide range of lifting equipment including overhead cranes, hoists, shipyard cranes and container handling equipment. Konecranes products are ably supported by the world’s largest crane service network.

Additional information:
Sales:  Phil Stevens, North America Region Director, Lift Trucks or 717.283.6835

Press: Todd Blair, Marketing and Communications Manager, Region Americas or 937.525.5560

About Konecranes, Inc.
Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity-enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment and machine tools of all makes.

In 2013, Group sales totaled EUR 2.100 million. The Group has 11,800 employees at 600 locations in 48 countries. Konecranes is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (symbol: KCR1V).


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