Konecranes Launches New Website for USA Market

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio, Nov. 6, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Konecranes, a global leader in manufacturing and servicing of overhead cranes and lifting equipment, announces the launch of their new website dedicated to serving the US Market, www.konecranesUSA.com. This new site is designed to provide an improved user experience by incorporating more visual and interactive elements.

The new website prioritizes quality content to make it easier for users to find the materials they need. It also features more videos, visualized data, social engagement and interactive elements, to provide the visitor with several different means of accessing information and staying connected with Konecranes. The site was also built utilizing responsive design technology to provide an optimal experience on PC's, tablets and smartphones.

"We believe that connecting with our customers via ever expanding digital forms of communication is yet another way we can lead within our industry," said Todd Roberts, Market Operations Digital Marketing Manager. "A well designed, engaging, and user-friendly web site is the foundation of an optimized web presence."

"We see our customers using online services more and more to research products and stay connected to the companies with which they do business," said Kalle Rosti, Corporate Marketing and Communications Manager for Konecranes. "Konecranes wants to be able to provide them with an excellent web experience that reflects our position as a leader in the lifting industry."

Scott Gilbey, Director of Marketing and Communications, Region Americas

E-mail: scott.gilbey@konecranes.com or phone 937.525.5676


Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity-enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment and machine tools of all makes. In 2011, Group sales totalled EUR 1,896 million. The Group has 11,700 employees at 609 locations in 47 countries. Konecranes is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (symbol: KCR1V).

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