Monday , 26 August 2019
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KCI Konecranes has dropped the ‘KCI’ from its name, introduced a new logo and adopted the slogan ‘Lifting businesses’ as a global tagline. An extraordinary general meeting is likely to be held this year at which a new company name, Konecranes plc, will be proposed, said a company statement.

Konecranes unveils name change

The company’s three main business areas have been relabelled Standard Lifting, Heavy Lifting and Service, and group company names will in future all start with ‘Konecranes’. Heavy forklift manufacturer SMV Konecranes officially changed its name to Konecranes Lifttrucks AB on August 14. However, according to the statement, the Morris, Stahl Crane Systems, SWF, R&M, Verlinde, Meiden and P&H brands will be retained to optimise market coverage.