Harrington Hoists expands manufacturing to Elizabethtown, Pa.

Company hopes to be fully operational at new 97,000-square-foot facility by May 2013.

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Harrington Hoists recently leased 97,000 square feet of commercial property in the Elizabethtown PA Conewago Industrial Park.

The company will occupy the space in early December and hopes to be fully operational by May 2013. The company has begun to hire new people to begin operations at this facility. Additional workers will be hired after operations begin in April of 2013.

The space is needed to support the company’s growth in North American manufacturing and for the expansion of their sales. Harrington will house warehousing and assembly operations in this facility. Operations, fabrication and cell production manufacturing will remain at the Manheim PA facility.

Harrington Hoists, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kito Corporation, of Japan and is part of the Kito Group. Harrington’s additional manufacturing is part of a corporate strategy of global expansion. “This move is a huge step in our global manufacturing diversification and will allow Harrington Hoists, Inc. to improve our service to the U.S. and the Americas” said Carlo Lonardi, COO of Harrington Hoists. Inc. “We have been very excited to work closely with our parent company, Kito Corporation, in the moving of both the sourcing and manufacturing operations to the U.S. for these particular products. The proximity to our suppliers and our Manheim resources has made Elizabethtown the ideal location for this new operation”


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