KION steals the show at ProMat

Materials Management & Distribution, Apr. 3, 2017

With the largest booth space, multiple brands and product launches, the KION conglomerate dominates the ProMat show floor.

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Charleston-area manufacturer adding 50 jobs, investing almost $6M

The Post & Courier, Feb. 2, 2017

Kion North America announced Thursday that it will invest $5.7 million to expand its Dorchester County operations to meet increased demand.

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KION to supply equipment for Volvo Car site

Charleston Regional Business Journal, Jan. 12, 2017

KION North America, an industrial truck manufacturer with headquarters in Summerville, has reached an agreement with Volvo Car U.S. Operations to supply material-handling equipment for the automaker’s new Berkeley County site.

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Forklift safety...past, present, and future

DC Velocity, Apr. 28, 2016

What makes today's forklifts safer to operate than ever before? Experts name some of the most important improvements of the past few years and explain why forklifts of the future are likely to be even safer.

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Children see gifts from wish lists

Summerville Journal Scene, Jan. 5, 2016

On Dec. 17, representatives from Kion North America Corporation delivered nearly $2,000 worth of items for children ages of 12-17, in addition to a $1,000 monetary donation to the Dorchester Children’s Center.

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KION North America launches new brand

Modern Materials Handling, Nov. 3, 2015

KION North America launched Baoli, a forklift brand entirely new to the North American marketplace. KION Baoli Forklift Co., Ltd is the international material handling manufacturer for the economy segment.

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Getting a lift

The Post & Courier, Nov. 22, 2014

The newly rebranded Kion North America Corp. forklift-maker of Summerville has come a long way since its forerunner started as a blacksmith shop on a stagecoach route between Cleveland and Cincinnati in the 1800s.

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Forklift maker changing name, adding new brand

The Post & Courier, Nov. 12, 2014

KION, part of the Summerville area since 1985, assembles forklifts and pallet jacks at its 225,000-square-foot factory on U.S. Highway 78 in Dorchester County. It also operates a 40,000-square-foot parts warehouse as part of the 58-acre plant site.

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