Kito US Subsidiary Adds 7.5t and 10t Capacities to RY Series for North America


Manheim, PA, November 1, 2019 – Harrington Hoists, Inc., the US subsidiary of industrial hoist and crane maker Kito Corporation (head office: Yamanashi, Japan; president: Yoshio Kito) will introduce 7.5 and 10 ton models to its RY line of electric wire rope hoists in North America on November 1. Designed and developed by Kito, the RY series debuted in Japan in 2016 with rated capacities of 3 and 5 ton, and released in the North America in May. With the new 7.5 ton and 10 ton models, the product line broadens to meet diversifying user needs.



Features of the RY Series Wire Rope Hoists

- Dual speed variable-frequency drive control is standard for both hoist and trolley

  Helps minimize load swing and load bounce.

- Magnetic disc brake for maximum safety

  UL certified and extremely durable.

- No load high-speed function

  Operates at 1.5 times the rated speed with a load less than 25% of rated capacity.


Release date

November 1, 2019


Capacity range

3 ton, 5 ton, 7.5 ton and 10 ton


Company profiles: Kito and Harrington

Since its founding in 1932, Kito has been a leading manufacturer of material handling equipment, supplying safe, high-quality products and detailed services to customers in a wide variety of industries.

Harrington Hoists, Inc. (, a Kito subsidiary since 1990, provides a broad range of lifting solutions for many industrial applications, meeting every customer need through strong sales channels across the US, Mexico and South America.



Jennifer Ferguson

Product Manager, Harrington Hoists, Inc.


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