We stand for highest safety and efficiency.
We fight every single day to ensure that KITO product users get home safely to their families.
To be the world's best manufacturer for light lifting technology.
Exceeding your expectations with customised product solutions and excellent service.
Through our world-leading quality – above industrial standards – we raise expectations, meet new challenges and deliver resilient customised solutions:
Safety, Durability, Efficiency
KITO is a traditional Japanese company and stands for the highest safety in lifting technology worldwide. With our unique load chain as well as our premium hoists, we set the bar far above the industry standard. Wherever demanding applications are the order of the day, our sales partners offer efficient solutions with our products for almost all branches of industry in Europe and the CIS states.
This is KITO.
This is us
The KITO History
Foundation of the Kito Manufacturing Company in Omori, Tokyo.
Development of the first lever hoist of its kind in Japan.
Development of the first Series 57 electric chain hoist.
Development of the KITO MIGHTY. The first manual chain hoist with hardened chains.
Development of the ER electric chain hoists. Obtaining certification according to the international standard ISO 9001.
Obtaining certification according to the international standard ISO 14001.
Foundation of KITO EUROPE in Germany. Development of the CX hand chain hoists.
Development of the ER2 electric chain hoists.
GS certification of KITO's manual hoists
Introduction of the EQ electric chain hoists.
Launch of KITO EUROPE's first DemoVan, which brings KITO products to the end customer.
Foundation of Kito Chain Italia through the acquisition of weissenfels in Italy.
KITO Erikkila is established by acquiring all the shares of Erikkila in Finland.
KITO Van Leusden is founded through the acquisition of all shares in Van Leusden in the Netherlands.
Product launch of the first electric wire rope hoist in Europe: The RX electric wire rope hoist. Product launch of the LB-SL lever hoist.
Employees in Europe