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KION Group Company Profile

The KION Group sells forklift trucks, warehouse technology and associated services from its seven brand companies around the world. It is the European market leader, number two in the world and a leading international supplier in China. The Linde and STILL brands serve the premium segment worldwide, while Baoli focuses on the economy segment. Fenwick is the material-handling market leader in France, OM STILL is a market leader in Italy and Voltas is one of the two market leaders in India. Egemin Automation is a leading Belgian logistics automation specialist. Building on these strong foundations, the KION Group and its approximately 23,500 employees generated revenue of €5.1 billion in 2015, never losing sight of what is most important: our customers, innovation and quality.

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KION Group
KION North America
2450 W 5th N St.
Summerville, South Carolina, 29483
United States
(843) 875-8000

KION Group News & Resources

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Kion Group partners with Li-Cycle to recycle lithium lift truck batteries in Europe
Intralogistics Group’s batteries now being recycled by strategic partner Li-Cycle in Magdeburg, Germany, via a process which recovers up to 95 percent of the battery’s valuable minerals and materials.

Dematic announces 2023 STEM scholarship winners
Dematic FIRST Scholarships support students pursuing science, technology, engineering, and math educations.

KION commits to net zero and to the Science Based Targets initiative
Strategic sustainability goal of net zero before 2050 for KION, a major global provider of industrial trucks, automation systems, and supply chain solutions

Top 20 materials handling systems suppliers 2023
Our list got a shakeup this year with new entrants involved with warehouse robotics and high-density storage. The bottom-line revenue tally, based on 2022 revenue figures, is a bit down from our previous Top 20, which came off a high growth year for most suppliers.

KION Group to develop and produce its own fuel cell systems for lift trucks
The intralogistics group plans to invest more than €11 million in hydrogen fuel cell technology and is planning the launch of a 24 V fuel cell system for Spring 2023, with other systems to follow.

KION Group to expand production site in Germany
In explaining the rationale for a 60% production capacity gain for the site in Reutlingen, KION leadership notes "sustainable market growth" in the field of narrow aisle trucks and vertical order pickers.

KION Group appoints new CFO and new Chief People and Sustainability officer
Marcus A. Wassenberg appointed CFO, while Valeria Gargiulo to assume newly created role of Chief People and Sustainability Officer

KION North America opens new aftermarket distribution and training center
New South Carolina facility, just 5 miles from KION North America's production facility, triples the warehouse space for high-demand spare parts.

CFO Anke Groth to leave KION Group AG
Rob Smith, Chairman of the Executive Board of KION Group AG, will lead the finance department on an interim basis and take on the role of Labor Director.

KION Group to build new warehouse technology plant in China
Almost €40 million investment for plant which will manufacture Dematic Multishuttle racks, welded components for automated guided vehicle systems, and conveyor belts and systems.

KION Group invests in AI-based energy management platform for greater sustainability
KION acquires a stake of just under 20 percent in ifesca GmbH; positions technology as enabling customers to plan the optimum operating times for their fleets of industrial trucks

KION and Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics join forces
Teams to develop LoadRunner, a distributed-AI-assisted vehicle that can operate as a swarm, from prototype to market-readiness and work together on its ongoing technical refinement.

Rob Smith to succeed Gordon Riske as CEO of KION Group AG
Smith, who is currently president and CEO and Konecranes, will join KION Group as CEO effective January 1, 2022

KION Group starts research project ARIBIC focused on digital twins of warehouses
Project partners KION Group, LeddarTech, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and the STARS Lab at the University of Toronto develop intelligent indoor cartography

KION Group donates €1 million in emergency aid to the German Red Cross following rain storms
the Frankfurt-based intralogistics company is also making equipment and personnel available.

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