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Konecranes acquisition broadens Whiting Corp. footprint in nuclear crane business

April 4, 2023  By Don Horne


Konecranes has acquired the industrial and nuclear crane and crane service operations of Whiting Corporation, in the North American market.

“We welcome this talented group of Whiting colleagues to Konecranes and look forward to driving together our new and exciting growth opportunities,” said Bernie D’Ambrosi, SVP Americas for Industrial Service and Equipment at Konecranes.

For more than 100 years, Whiting has served a variety of customers including steel mills, automotive plants, fossil fuel plants, metal service centres, and hydro-electric and nuclear power plants.

This acquisition will give Konecranes access to a large installed base of Whiting’s cranes, and access to new customers and growth opportunities for its Industrial Service and Equipment business area.

The business being acquired has some 130 employees in seven locations.

 


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