Konecranes hosts successful crane users conference

On September 16-18, 2014, Konecranes hosted the 2014 Crane Users Conference in Galveston, TX, a complimentary users meeting designed to help keep companies safe, productive and profitable. The 2014 Crane Users Conference from Konecranes was ideal for experts involved in areas of material handling, such as overhead crane operation and maintenance, planning and plant safety engineering. Over 40 end users from 22 different companies attended, representing industries such as pulp & paper, steel, aluminum, general manufacturing and petro chemical. Crane User Conference attendees toured the Konecranes manufacturing facility in Houston, TX, which featured a demonstration of the latest overhead crane technologies available. Several breakout sessions were also held at the conference. Topics discussed included remote monitoring, advanced safety features, code compliance, employee programs and current crane technologies available for maintenance services, equipment, modernizations and spare parts. The 2014 Crane Users Conference offered a platform for crane users to discuss industry solutions and provide an opportunity to network with crane experts in compliance, parts, service technologies and training.