KION North America is pleased to announce that Lift Parts Service L.L.C., part of the KION North America dealer network, has added an additional location to better serve its customers in Garden City, Kansas.
The North American subsidiary of the KION Group, KION North America, has completely revamped its online portal for its dealer network. Against the backdrop of rapidly growing e-commerce, the creation of the new portal was equally important with the increased demands on warehouse management and material flow solutions.
Brandon Flexsenhar took over as Vice President, Operations July 6, 2020, succeeding Daniel Schlegel, newly appointed as Vice President of Customer Service. David LaDue took over as Vice President of Sales and Dealer Development on July 31, 2020.
KION North America recently introduced the Linde Series 1202 hydrostat forklift truck to its portfolio. The Linde Series 1202 is the product of intensive research and discussions with forklift operators from 26 countries, resulting in extraordinary truck design.
Health and safety have priority: Given the increasing spread of the coronavirus worldwide and now also in various states throughout the United States, including Georgia, KION North America has decided not to send employees to participate in the MODEX 2020 tradeshow.
In conjunction with Apprenticeship Carolina and New America, KION North America participated in Trident Technical College’s two-day training event on November 18 and 19, 2019, designed to assist state and local communities in developing youth apprenticeship programs.
KION North America Corporation’s processes are now certified to the following International Standards; ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Management Systems, ISO 14001: 2015 Environmental Management System and ISO 45001: 2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems.
This is KION North America’s third year hosting youth apprentices. KION North America representatives believe that this program is one measure towards closing the gap that exists between the jobs of the future and the available workforce in our area.
KION North America’s partnership with fellow KION Group brand Dematic and the Group’s advanced lithium-ion technology, has positioned KION North America to receive its largest order in company history from Wisconsin-based Menard Inc. (Menards).
KION North America announces its entrance into the North American warehouse market with an unprecedented launch of a full line that includes new Linde warehouse equipment, tested and proven automation of a Linde Very Narrow Aisle Vehicle, powered by Dematic, and the first fully-integrated fleet asset management software.
KION North America Corporation awarded top dealers based on 2018 performance at its 2019 Dealer Meeting in Charleston, South Carolina this week. The 2019 Dealer Meeting gave dealers the opportunity to be the first in the industry to see the new full line of warehouse equipment that Linde Material Handling will release in North America.
KION North America released the Baoli Series 6012. With the introduction of this series, KION North America offers Baoli forklifts with load capacities ranging from 3,500 lbs., all the way up to 10,000 lbs. to provide you with a range of models to get the job done.
KION North America is excited to announce the formation of the KION North America Dealer Advisory Council. With high expectations for growth of the Linde and Baoli brand of trucks, a strong partnership between KION North America and our dealer network is essential.
In July, representatives from KION North America participated in Charleston Regional Youth Apprenticeship Signing Day. Students gathered at Trident Technical College to sign their employment letters to become apprentices with Charleston-area employers.
KION North America was recently awarded the KION Group Safety Championship for 2017. Gordon Riske, CEO of KION Group, presented the award to KION North America employees during an open house event on May 24.
KION North America celebrated the completion of their new 1.0-megawatt solar energy system at an open house event on May 24. The system will harness the power of the sun to power it's Summerville manufacturing facility while also generating revenue for the company.
This year, KION North America has implemented a new corporate social responsibility initiative called KION NA Cares. The goal and purpose of this initiative are to demonstrate a high-level of commitment to improving the community and sustaining the environment.
KION North America Corporation hosted a meeting for its dealer network on Oct. 25-27 in Charleston, S.C. There were more than 150 attendees representing 63 dealerships from throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico equaling 85 percent of the company’s dealer network.
This month, KION North America Corporation made a donation to Susan G. Komen South Carolina in support of their mission to "save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer."
In August, KION North America participated in Charleston Regional Youth Apprentice Signing Day. With their families present, a total of 59 students gathered at Trident Technical College to sign their employment letters to become apprentices with Charleston-area employers.
In August, representatives from KION North America Corporation delivered more than 70 backpacks, 50 composition notebooks and a large assortment of other school supplies to Dorchester Children’s Center.
On Monday, KION North America employees celebrated the start of production for two of its newest forklifts. Assembled at the company’s South Carolina facility, the Linde Series 1347 and Linde Series 1319 were initially announced at ProMat in April—the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North America held biannually in Chicago.
KION North America and Illinois Material Handling joined together to offer a unique driving experience held at Illinois Material Handling’s Bolingbrook location on Apr. 6. The event marked the conclusion of KION NA’s product launch at ProMat—the largest material handling tradeshow in North America held bi-annually at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
KION North America has announced the release of five new Linde and Baoli forklifts during a press conference at the ProMat show in Chicago—the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North America.
KION North America, member of one of the world’s largest manufacturers of industrial trucks, today announced an agreement with Volvo Car US Operations Inc. The company will now provide material handling equipment for the automotive manufacturer’s first American factory located in Berkeley County, South Carolina.
From Oct. 1 through Nov. 11, KION North America hosted a fall food drive to benefit Lowcountry Food Bank. The company donated more than 1,200 pounds of non-perishable food items in time for the upcoming holiday season.
KION North America is pleased to announce the appointment of Spokane Forklift & Construction, Inc. to its dealer network. Based in Spokane, they will offer sales and service to parts of Washington, Idaho and Montana.
KION North America is pleased to announce the appointment of Illinois Material Handling, a member of Wolter Group LLC. With locations in Bolingbrook and Rockford, Illinois Material Handling is now the authorized Linde dealer for Northern Illinois.
KION North America Corporation has announced the release of three new Baoli brand products, the EP15 "Citymover" and EP20 pallet lift trucks, and the KBET18 three-wheel electric counterbalanced forklift.