Business performance

Increasing digitisation and connectedness will further accelerate the move towards full automation in the logistics sector. The KION Group is therefore taking early steps to meet the global challenges presented by Industry 4.0. Following the signing of a cooperation agreement and, on 27 February 2015, the acquisition of a 10 per cent stake in French robotics specialist Balyo SA, Linde Material Handling and Balyo SA will intensify their efforts to jointly develop innovative industrial trucks.