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Doosan Industrial Vehicle partners with Kollmorgen for automation

Doosan Industrial Vehicle (DIV), a global South Korean forklift manufacturer, is partnering with German industrial automaton specialist Kollmorgen to secure its “leading position” in the material handling industry.

The objective is to innovate and build efficient, sustainable, and reliable custom made automated guided vehicles that exceed their customers’ future requirements.

Present in over 90 countries, DIV is known for their award-winning vehicles that focus on powerful performance, comfort, and ease-of-use.

Their product line of over 179 vehicles ranges from cushion, electric and pneumatic forklifts, to reach trucks, stackers, and various other warehouse vehicles.

Chankyo Chung, vice president, Doosan Industrial Vehicle, says: “Our vehicles are a preferred choice among many of the world’s blue-chip companies.

“That requires us to always be at the forefront of technology and deliver reliable products to the highest of standards. We selected Kollmorgen for that exact reason – being a partner that invests heavily in R&D with a proven track record of solid automation solutions.”

Tobias Byfeldt, vice president, Kollmorgen Automation, says: “Doosan Industrial Vehicle has a solid reputation in the market for dependable performance and intelligent design.

“Their philosophy is to build efficient products with a high longevity, which aligns closely to our own way of business.

“Coincidentally, we both share a history of over 50 years of experience in the material handling industry – a combined knowhow of over 100 years that offers tremendous value to our joint customers.”

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