Autonomous forklift: Kion is involved in the Chinese robot manufacturer Quicktron

The forklift manufacturer Kion is expanding its business with automated storage solutions. The MDax-listed company with Chinese Quicktron concluded a strategic

Autonomous forklift: Kion is involved in the Chinese robot manufacturer Quicktron

The forklift manufacturer Kion is expanding its business with automated storage solutions. The MDax-listed company with Chinese Quicktron concluded a strategic partnership, as Kion announced on Wednesday in Frankfurt. As a result, Kion wants to take a minority stake in the Chinese. Financial Details were not disclosed. Quicktron, 2014 in Shanghai, founded in, manufactures an Autonomous mobile robot and beshäftigt 400 employees.

"it will strengthen The cooperation with Quicktron our Position in the field of automated vehicles," said CEO Gordon Riske. The two companies signed in Xiamen, China reported a distribution agreement and a Memorandum of understanding for the joint development.

the agreement provides for The worldwide distribution of the Quicktron products by Kion. "We expect that cooperation will strengthen our Position in the field of automated vehicles," said Riske.

Updated Date: 05 August 2020, 08:20

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