Woodyard Cranes

Portal, Storage and Woodyard Cranes

Konecranes portal cranes combine unloading, transporting and decking of materials in one efficient operation. The combination of these activities reduces the number of units needed, as well as maintenance and personnel requirements, significantly reducing the cost of operation in comparison to yards using rubber-tired equipment. Our portal cranes are constructed with energy efficient motors and controls and are engineered for long, dependable operation.

Paper Mill Cranes

Paper Mill Cranes

The Konecranes paper mill cranes used in the pulp and paper industry are used as an integrated part of the production process and maintenance. We provide cranes and material handling systems for all lifting applications in the pulp-and-paper industry, such as process duty cranes, maintenance cranes, parent roll handling cranes and workshop cranes.

Maintenance Cranes

Maintenance Cranes

During paper machine maintenance stops, quick and accurate movements are needed when changing the press or dryer section rolls of the paper machine. Safe handling of the heavy press rolls and reliable start-up after standstills in warm, humid and chemically aggressive environments require a particular type of crane design. Our wet end cranes have multiple purposes, ranging from paper machine maintenance to working as a dry end crane back up. It is used to erect the paper machine, to aid in machine roll maintenance and to handle paper machine parts.

Parent Roll Handling Cranes

Parent Roll Handling Cranes

A crane lifts every ton of paper produced, and empty spools are returned back to the winding station. Accurate movements are needed when moving heavy rolls around high-speed machines. Konecranes dry end, coater and winder cranes are dimensioned for handling all process machine output.

Vacuum Lifter paper industry

Vacuum Lifter Unit

Vacuum lifter unit is designed for safer, fully automatic paper roll handling. An automated vacuum lifter can optimize efficiency and accuracy of handling, transport and storage of paper rolls. An abundance of smart features, including automatic vacuum detection and collision avoidance, combine with a gentle gripping action to prevent damage to your paper rolls and ensure a steady lift. Immediate load pickup and slack rope detection provide accurate positioning and help improve your efficiency and productivity.

Mechanical Roll Gripper crane

Mechanical Gripper for Wrapped Roll Storage

Our mechanical gripper is designed to improve your use of storage space and makes retrieval more efficient. The latest technology, including smart sensors and other intelligent features, protects your paper rolls from damage during movement. A slim mechanical gripper handles rolls gently with adjusted surface pressure and maximizes warehouse capacity through efficient use of space.

Equipment for Paper and Forest Industry

Konecranes KBK workstation lifting system

Workstation Lifting Systems

Konecranes workstation lifting systems represent a wide scope of expertise designed particularly for light loads. The range is comprised of products that can be used in various processes, all the way from precise maneuvering to demanding workstation use. Our equipment supports efficient and safer lifting for all kinds of loads.

Men with overhead crane

Overhead cranes

Industry-leading crane technology that meets light and heavy industrial lifting needs up to 500 tons.

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.

Expertise for for Paper and Forest Industry

Warehouse management for die storage

Warehouse Management System

Warehouse Management System (WMS) with tablet user-interface can help increase productivity and efficiency in many ways.

Automatic Storage and Retrieval System

Automatic Storage and Retrieval System

Konecranes Automatic Storage and Retrieval System helps you increase productivity with faster handling capacity and effective warehouse management.

Customer Story - Metsä Fibre

The world's first next generation bioproduct mill in Äänekoski, Finland, built by Metsä Group, is the largest woodprocessing plant in the northern hemisphere. Metsä Group wanted to automate the delivery process with a tailor-made and fully automatic Konecranes solution for loading the trains.