SOURCE: Konecranes, Inc.

January 16, 2014 16:05 ET

World's Biggest Goliath Gantry Crane to Be Featured on the Discovery Channel

SPRINGFIELD, OH--(Marketwired - January 16, 2014) -   Konecranes   (HEX: KCR1V) will be featured on the Discovery Channel show Innovations with Ed Bagley, Jr., on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 7 a.m. EST, MST, PST; 6 a.m CST in the United States.

This episode will feature a behind-the-scenes look at the design, manufacturing and installation of the Goliath gantry crane for a Brazilian shipyard.

Konecranes has developed a strong reputation for supplying massive Goliath Gantry cranes to more than 60 to shipyards across the globe.

"We want to be known as the long-term partner of the world's leading shipyards, both today and in the future," said Jussi Rautiainen, General Manager, Shipyard Cranes.

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 2012, Group sales totaled EUR 2.170 million. The Group has 12,100 employees at 626 locations in 48 countries. Konecranes is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (HEX: KCR1V).

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