Kion’s Indian forklift truck brand, Voltas, is
to join forces with the long-established Italian brand OM in India. To harness
the vast market potential of the subcontinent even more effectively, trucks
containing Voltas technology will in future be marketed under the name OM
Voltas. Kion India will also be selling products based on the technology of the
Italian Kion brand under the sole name of OM.
The Kion Group is a global
leader in industrial trucks, related services, and supply chain solutions. The
company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the
second-largest producer of forklifts globally, and a leading provider of
The Kion Group’s
world-renowned brands are clear industry leaders. Dematic, the newest addition
to the Kion Group, is a global leader in automated material handling providing
a comprehensive range of intelligent supply chain and automation solutions.
Egemin Automation is a leading logistics automation specialist with a
particular strength in AGVs. The Linde and STILL brands serve the premium
industrial truck segment. Baoli focuses on industrial trucks in the economy
segment. Among its regional industrial truck brands, Fenwick is the largest
supplier of material handling products in France, OM STILL is a market leader
in Italy, and Voltas is a leading provider of industrial trucks in India.
In addition to products
bearing the OM and OM Voltas brand names, Kion India also sells industrial
trucks, warehouse technology and services under the Baoli and Linde brands. Kion
India has a production facility in Pune in western India as well as a sales and
service network comprising more than 40 branches and dealerships with 80 sales
The Kion Group acquired the
material handling businesses of Voltas Limited in 2011. In Italy, products from
the Kion brand STILL are sold under the OM STILL name. OM STILL is a market
leader in Italy. The company OM (Officine Meccaniche) was founded in Brescia in
northern Italy in 1917.
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