Check out all new product and news announcements below.
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
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
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
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
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!
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.
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
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!
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!
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!
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