All-Electric "Power and Free" VFD Tractor
October 2022- Knight has designed and added a new All-Electric “Power and Free” VFD tractor (Variable Frequency Drive) to their growing family of products. VFD tractors offer innovative solutions to the way heavy loads are moved in manufacturing environments. This new “power and free” VFD tractor offers additional benefits with it’s all-electric style and programmability features.
In addition, when paired with Knight’s patented
New Knight Rotary Union - Electric / Pneumatic
September 2022 – Knight Global has designed a family of Rotary Unions (patent pending) to accommodate for the rigorous demands often encountered with industrial automation equipment. These Rotary Unions can prevent winding or tangling up of electrical cables, wires, air lines and SDS chains. This greatly reduces the chances of equipment damage and its associated downtime.
New Products Featuring Patent Pending ERail
May 2022 – Knight Global will be releasing products that have been greatly improved by their patent pending ERail. These include an ERail Jib Crane and a Cantilevered ERail System.
Knight’s ERail supplies power to servo hoists and other electrical tools. When combined with a jib crane or a cantilevered rail system, the result is a a more streamlined process, eliminating hanging
Knight Instrument Panel Lift Assist Featured in Detroit Free Press
May 2022 – An IP load tool by Knight was featured in an article of the Detroit Free Press!
The tool is a vertical mast overhead mounted arm, with a custom power clamping fixture to hold and secure the IP on both sides. It transfers 2 different styles of IPs from the production carrier to a shipping rack.
The instrument panel lift assist is just one
Knight Tools featured in Tesla Cyber Rodeo Video
April 2022 – Several Knight Global tools are seen in the first couple minutes of Tesla’s Cyber Rodeo video! We are proud to work with Tesla on their material handling needs. Watch the video below!
100 LBS SPEED HOIST
March 2022 – Knight adds a new version if their hoist to the line up, the 100 lbs capacity Speed Hoist! This hoist is smaller than the traditional Speed Hoist, with the same programmable speeds and limits. Its modular design allows for easy maintenance and comes with a 2-year warranty. Click here for more info!
Rail System Time Lapse Video
February 2022 – Watch as Knight builds a new rail system in their shop!
Control Handle Labels Redesigned
August 2021 – Knight’s Control Handle Labels have been redesigned for a more ergonomically friendly presentation. Previously, levers were engraved with their intended function labels, and over time the markings could fade with extended use. The labels are now more readable with a tag directly over the lever.
This design is being implemented in all new systems at Knight. Click here to see
Knight Tool Featured in Detroit Free Press
June 2021 – A Knight tool is featured in the Detroit Free Press at the Stellantis Detroit Assembly Complex – Mack plant.
This is a Servo-powered IP Load tool. The fixture is mounted on a custom KSHVAR Servo Vertical Arm and Tractor system. It was designed to install the instrument panel to the Jeep Grand Cherokee L. Many Knight employees were involved with
KNIGHT EXPANDS TO SECOND BUILDING
April, 2021 – Knight has expanded their space into a second building! With the ever-growing reputation for expertise and reliability Knight has to offer in the material handling industry, a second building was needed to accommodate for widening departments, new employees and shelving space. This expansion brings Knight’s total floor space to 227,000 square feet!
The new building is located directly next door to