About Automotive

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Automotive equipment

Coil Handling Cranes

Coil Handling Cranes

Coil handling cranes are used to transport coils to unreeling and dies to blank cutting presses. They can be equipped with a variety of lifting devices and have Smart Features for improved productivity.

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Die Handling Cranes

Die Handling Cranes

We offer several types of cranes for die handling, including CXT®, SMARTON® and even custom-built LV-type cranes.

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Die Gripper Cranes

Die Gripper Cranes

Die gripper cranes are specially engineered, custom-built cranes, that use die grippers to handle dies at press line and die warehouse.

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Overhead cranes

Industry-leading crane technology that meets light and heavy industrial lifting needs up to 1000 tons.

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Workstation Lifting Systems

Konecranes workstation lifting systems comprise a wide range of products that provide precise and flexible load maneuvering in workstation use up to 5 tons.

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Lift Trucks

Lift Trucks

Konecranes lift trucks and reach stackers handle steel plates, coils and stamping tools as well as goods in containers, swap bodies and trailers.

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Save time with automation

Semi-automated functions and automation in general are key factors helping automotive manufacturers establish and sustain quality and customer satisfaction. From press and assembly lines to workstations and warehouses, we have the technology to help you improve operation safety and productivity.

Warehouse management system with tablet user interface

Efficient use of space and time

A warehouse management system (WMS) with tablet user-interface can help increase productivity and efficiency in many ways.

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Improved safety, speed and positioning

Konecranes overhead cranes are available with software-based intelligence, Smart Features, which gives you control over material handling in your production process. For automotive industry especially Hook centering, Snag prevention, Active sway control, Sway control and Protected areas are valuable features improving safety and productivity.

Keep your production running smooth

TRUCONNECT Remote Monitoring gives you visibility to your crane usage and operating data, helping you make decisions about maintenance investments and productivity.

Our products CraneQ, RailQ and RopeQ work together for a total look at crane, runway and rope condition to keep your crane running smoothly.

Customer story

Konecranes and Renault Auto Company

“SMARTON® has made a big difference… From the time the load is picked up until it reaches its destination, we’re saving about three minutes.”

Robert Averel, Production Manager at Renault