Check out all new product and news announcements below.

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 are more readable with a tag directly over the lever.

This design is being implemented in all new systems at Knight. Click here to

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

Launch of Dual Drum "SDS" Pneumatic Balancer

March 2021 – Knight has designed a “Dual Drum” Air Balancer with the patented Safety Drop Stop “SDS” dual chain feature (Patent #:10,464,787). This is a safety feature that prevents a catastrophic fall in the event of a chain failure, with the secondary chain “catching” the load.

This type of Pneumatic Balancer is typically used in applications that require the manipulation of an unwieldy

Graphite Lubrication Stick

January 2021 – Knight has introduced a new feature to their chain Hoists!

The graphite lubrication stick is a “drop-in” stick inside of the gear tower of a hoist. It lubricates the 2 chains as the hoist cycles, which will promote longer chain life.

This amazing feature is now included in all of Knight’s chain Hoists!

For more information, please contact a

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

Heavy Duty Pneumatic Arm - Sunroof Lift Assist

April 2020 – With two heavy duty pneumatic arms on either side of a floor mounted post, this unique fixture was designed to accommodate two assembly lines in the customer’s plant. Watch the video below!

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.

NEW ERAIL ELECTRIFIED RAIL SYSTEMS

September 2019 – Knight’s ERail (Patent Pending) Electrified Rail Systems are a complete power supply suspension system that can be used in combination with Knight Servo Systems, VFD tractors, power tools, and other electrical devices.

The ERAD Series is a fully enclosed electrical system that eliminates the stack-up of runway festooning. The power travels through a conductor power rail (ERail), mounted on top of

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!