Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


Konecranes acquires Ameratronic Industries

By Modern Materials Handling Staff
June 29, 2012

Konecranes, a global leader in the manufacturing and servicing of overhead cranes and lifting equipment, announces the acquisition of Ameratronic Industries Inc. of Portage, Indiana, effective June 21, 2012.

In June 2012, Konecranes acquired the assets of Ameratronic Industries, a Northwest Indiana firm that has been providing crane and hoist service to process duty customers in the area for 17 years. The owners will be retiring. The business operations and five skilled employees will be incorporated into Konecranes’ nearby existing branch, located at 1255 Erie Court #B, Crown Point, IN, 46307.

“We’re very excited about this acquisition,” said Bernie D’Ambrosi, Vice President and Director, Region Americas Service, “and we look forward to continuing the high standard of service that Ameratronic Industries has established.”

Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

The acquisition encompasses loose fill manufacturing and distribution, as well as several other redistribution products, including bubble wrap, bubble-lined mailers and rolled foam.

Akro-Mils’ donation to Habitat for Humanity included plastic storage bins and containers, portable organizers, storage cases, plastic and steel storage cabinets, and louvered bench racks.

PMMI to honor Class of 2014 at PACK EXPO International in reception benefiting industry education

Join Associate Editor Josh Bond and lift truck industry training expert, Jim Shephard share all the findings of Modern's annual Lift Truck User Survey. During this webcast, you'll receive detailed insights into users' practices around procuring, utilizing and maintaining their fleets.

Having grown from a local tool and die business established in 1962, company becomes 20th certified robot integrator.

Article Topics

News · Overhead Handling · Konecranes · All topics

About the Author

Jeff Berman, News Editor
Jeff Berman is Group News Editor for Logistics Management, Modern Materials Handling, and Supply Chain Management Review. Jeff works and lives in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, where he covers all aspects of the supply chain, logistics, freight transportation, and materials handling sectors on a daily basis. Contact Jeff Berman.


© Copyright 2013 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA