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 this solution, from designers, builders and software engineers to salesmen and estimators. It takes a strong team to bring innovative solutions to Knight’s customers, an ideal that Knight always strives to uphold.
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Photo copyright: Kimberly P. Mitchell – Detroit Free Press
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
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
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.