Company profile


We keep the world moving.

The KION Group is a leading global provider of integrated supply chain solutions. The Company’s range of services includes forklifts, warehouse technology, and supply chain solutions, including related services. Across over 100 countries the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimise materials handling processes and the flow of information within factories, warehouses and distribution centres. With over 31,000 employees the Company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and the leading provider of warehouse automation technology. With a global installed base of more than 1.3 million industrial trucks and over 6,000 installed systems, KION Group’s customer base includes companies in all industries and of all sizes on six continents.

We are moved by sustainability.

The KION Group aspires to understand the needs of its customers like no other company anywhere in the world, and to impress them with customised material handling solutions. Sustainable business practices are the logical consequence of this aspiration. By aligning its actions with environmental, social and economic aspects the KION Group also supports its customers in implementing their sustainability programmes, thereby meeting a key prerequisite for their own success.

This makes sustainability a task for all employees. Everyone in the Company is encouraged to contribute through innovations, ideas and consistent action to ensure the KION Group also fulfils its claim to be a sustainability leader. With a clear sustainability strategy, ambitious objectives and straightforward measures, the KION Group is on the right track. This report sets out its approach.