Kito Enhances Its Kito Lifting Magnet


Tokyo, October 20, 2020 – Industrial hoist and crane maker Kito Corporation (head office: Yamanashi Prefecture; president: Yoshio Kito) has enhanced its Kito Lifting Magnet and will begin taking orders in Japan for the revised model on November 2.

The Kito Lifting Magnet applies the power of a large permanent magnet to hold loads for lifting. The revised model can handle both flat and round steel materials. Kito plans to market the product in North America, China, Thailand and Indonesia soon.




Main features

- Permanent magnet securely holds the load, unaffected by power outage.

- Four magnetic poles secure grip.

- Works for both flat and round steel.


Capacity range

80,160,300,500,800,1000 and (NEW!)1600 kilograms

*Working maximum lifting capacity varies depending on the conditions of the load and the environment in which the device is used.


Orders begin

November 2, 2020.



Corporate profile

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. Kito products are employed and prized by customers in over 50 nations.


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