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

NEW SDS SPEED HOIST

November 2020 –  Knight is introducing the latest edition to their extensive hoist family, the SDS SPEED HOIST!

This electric hoist contains many of the same features as the D-Series Servo Hoist introduced in 2019, including the “safety drop stop” system. It utilizes a simpler analog handle with an UP/DOWN thumb switch, ensuring that the hoist can be operated with minimal training. The

D-SERIES SERVO HOIST HIGHLIGHTED IN VIDEO BY YASKAWA

October 2019 – Servo systems and industrial robotics manufacturer, Yaskawa America, visited Knight Global for a look at Knight’s new low-cost D-Series Servo Hoist. The video they created focuses on the technology behind it and how Yaskawa was able to work side-by-side with Knight to create an affordable option for servo-driven reliability and ultra-smooth operation.

KNIGHT HOSTS EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION DAY / CAR SHOW

July 17, 2019 – Knight Global held its annual Employee Appreciation Day / Car Show where lunch was provided for 200+ employees. A variety of classic, custom, and luxury cars/bikes were showcased, with 5 winners being chosen for to receive Knight’s “Autoshow Award” for their vehicle. See the winners below!

 

 

KNIGHT BEGINS PRODUCTION WITH NEW LASER TUBE CUTTER

July, 2019 – Knight Global begins production with their new Laser Tube Cutter. This fully automated machine increases productivity significantly and can produce high-quality cuts in aluminum, stainless steel, copper, and more. Check out the video below to see it in action!

 

KNIGHT TOOL FEATURED IN THE NEW YORK TIMES

 

July 5th, 2019 – Workers assembling cars at a Ford Motor plant in Chicago. The manufacturing sector, a major driver of growth in the last two years, has been cooling. Read the article here!
Photo Credit: Jim Young/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images
 

KNIGHT EMPLOYEE GOLF OUTING

June 29th, 2019 – Knight Global’s employees celebrated their annual Golf Outing at the Fountains Golf Course in Clarkston, MI. With over 70 employees and friends in attendance, the participants took to the green, beginning a friendly tournament. 1st Place trophies were 3D printed and painted by Knight’s very own John D. (Designer) and Dano P. (Assembly Engineer).

KNIGHT GLOBAL INVESTS IN CNC PLASMA CUTTER

June 2019 – Knight Global recently took delivery of a new CNC Plasma cutter. This machine will enable us to cut up to 2″ thick steel plate with increased speed and accuracy. Check out the video below to see it in action!

KNIGHT ADDS 3D PRINTING TO MANUFACTURING CAPABILITIES

May 2018 – Knight begins production of 3D printed parts for design and build jobs, utilizing this new technology to improve production times. This enables more effective prototype testing and keeps Knight at the forefront of innovative technology in the industry. Less than one year later, 4 machines are in use at Knight, with the capability of creating quality parts in dozens of different