SOURCE: Konecranes, Inc.

August 13, 2014 09:00 ET

Konecranes to Host Crane Users Conference in Galveston, TX

Konecranes Will Be Hosting the 2014 Crane Users Conference in Galveston, TX on September 16-18

SPRINGFIELD, OH--(Marketwired - August 13, 2014) - Konecranes (HEX: KCR1V) will host its 2014 Crane Users Conference, a complimentary users meeting designed to help keep companies safe, productive and profitable. Ideal for those involved in areas of material handling, such as crane operation and maintenance, planning, and plant safety engineering. The conference features a demonstration of the latest crane related technologies available on new equipment, as part of a retrofit, or routine repair. In addition, it will feature topical breakout sessions.

Topics to be included are remote crane monitoring, on board diagnostics, crane reliability survey, compliance gap analysis, reverse engineering, parts modernization, and more. The conference is specifically for anyone involved in industries where cranes are part to their processes, such as: automotive, general manufacturing, mining, petro-chemical, ports, portal, pulp and paper, steel, and waste-to-energy.

Konecranes brings its over 100 years of extensive experience in crane related topics and offers a platform to discuss crane user and industry solutions and provide an opportunity to network with crane experts in compliance, parts, service technologies, and training.

If you have any questions or would like more information about conference activities or events, visit, contact or call 412-951-2745.

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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    Todd Blair
    Marketing and Communications Manager, Region Americas