SOURCE: Konecranes, Inc.

May 20, 2014 11:25 ET

Konecranes Canada Announces New Technician Training Center in Burlington, Ontario

Konecranes, a Leading Global Manufacturer of Lifting Technology, Announces Its New Technician Training Center at Its Recently Relocated Headquarters in Burlington, Ontario

BURLINGTON, ON--(Marketwired - May 20, 2014) - Konecranes made the decision in 2013 that due to escalating growth they would make a large capital investment for its new headquarters that would include an expanded internal training center with state-of-the-art equipment. The training center provides Konecranes technicians with the knowledge and experience to meet the needs of the company's growing customer base.

The new training center accommodates 138 Konecranes technicians across 30 branches, spanning from Vancouver to Newfoundland. Classroom sessions are held two weeks per month and range in topic and complexity. Topics covered in class include basic electrical and mechanical subjects, variable frequency drives, and crane condition monitor units. Technicians are also trained on the inspection, repair and maintenance of Konecranes equipment. The lab area is equipped with mechanical simulators, a mock crane and electrical training simulators for studying various crane electrical systems, providing a hands-on learning experience for technicians.

Visit the career section at Konecranes.ca for all available career opportunities at Konecranes.

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity-enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment and machine tools of all makes. 

In 2013, Group sales totalled EUR 2,100 million. The Group has 11,800 employees at 600 locations in 48 countries. Konecranes is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (symbol: KCR1V). 

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Contact Information

  • Further information:
    Press
    Todd Blair
    Marketing and Communications Manager, Region Americas
    todd.blair@konecranes.com 
    937.525.5560