Konecranes acquires Ameratronic Industries

Springfield, Ohio-based Konecranes, maker of overhead cranes and lifting equipment, acquired Ameratronic Industries of Portage, Ind.

"We're very excited about this acquisition," said Bernie D'Ambrosi, VP and director, Region Americas Service, "and we look forward to continuing the high standard of service that Ameratronic Industries has established."

Ameratronic has been providing crane and hoist services in the northwest Indiana area for 17 years. The business and five skilled employees will be incorporated into Konecranes' nearby existing branch in Crown Point, Ind.