Konecranes appointing experienced distributor for China and Hong Kong

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As part of the strategy to strengthen Konecranes presence in China and Hong Kong, the customer focused company KCL Lifttrucks LTD with its well established local network, was appointed as a distributor for Konecranes lift trucks on 24th of January, 2018.

The new distributor will make a strong addition to Konecranes presence in China and Hong Kong, focusing on sales and after-market services of mobile container handling machines and heavy duty lift trucks for all industries.

Ken Loh, Managing Director at KCL Lifttrucks LTD, is enthusiastic for the company to be part of the Konecranes network: “I am excited to join Konecranes network as they continue their Swedish heritage of making lift trucks. When I enter the Markaryd and Lingang factories it feels like coming home; seeing so many people with a passion to deliver reliable, high quality products with state of the art technology. With this co-operation, our team with its deep know-how in container handling will be able to deliver breakthrough customer experiences.”

Even though the company itself is new, the persons within have extensive experience of distributing lift trucks and container handling equipment in the region. Together with their strong customer focus and a well-established network within the industry already in place, they are more than ready to start supplying high performing lift trucks to customers who want to improve their operations.

“We are very happy to have KCL Lifttrucks LTD joining us and strengthening our offering for the Chinese and Hong Kong market. We look forward to a long and successful partnership with many satisfied customers” says Patrik Lundbäck, Regional Manager APAC for Lift Trucks at Konecranes. 

Lars Fredin, Senior Vice President of BU Lift Trucks at Konecranes, agrees and continues: “KCL Lifttrucks LTD, with Ken Loh’s vast experience in this business, will be a great resource to further strengthen Konecranes lift trucks business’ global market position. This will certainly bring many interesting opportunities for the future.”

Konecranes existing lift trucks distributors in China will continue their business as usual, and work in close co-operation with KCL Lifttrucks LTD.