Way Up 2/2012


Konecranes won Red Dot Award: Product Design 2013

As winner of one of the world’s top design prizes, Konecranes proves that great design isn’t only about eye candy – it’s about making things work.

Cutting energy costs

Ports are keen to cut crane operating costs, but some of the claims being made for energy-saving equipment are wildly exaggerated.

Entrepreneurship keeps the wheels of business rolling

Keeping intrapreneurship alive is a continuous struggle.

Smarter way to lift at Renault Sandouville

A SMARTON® crane’s good scalability and reliability improves the performance of the workshop at Renault Sandouville, France.

Serving Yoyo and Susi

“I am your XN chain hoist and I will be your waiter today…”

Russian steel giant turns hot steel into welded pipes

Vyksa Steel Works produces welded steel pipes with various diameters designed mainly for oil and gas production.


We aim at offering total lifting solutions with long-term positive effects on the customer’s business.

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New features of the CXT crane

The appearance of the new CXT crane has been designed by Konecranes’ industrial design team.

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Expectations in the heart of Europe

“We got all the support we needed. It was a very good experience right from the beginning.”

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Right speed at the right time

Intelligent speed control achieved with inverter hoisting increases productivity and safety of Konecranes industrial cranes.

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Editor's note

Continuous renewal with the mindset of an entrepreneur

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