1974 : The company was founded by Mr. A.C. Heri in the City of Bangalore.

1977 : : Started manufacturing Wire King model electric wire rope hoists.

1980 : Introduced Co-Axial model electric wire rope hoist with micro speed attachments for general-purpose use.

1981 : Introduced Precision Electric Chain Hoists with machined and heat treated load wheel and Grade - 80, lifting chains.
M/s. Armsel MHE Pvt. Ltd. (earlier name Material Handling Engineers Pvt. Ltd.) - was incorporated and registered.

1982 : Introduced Single Girder and Double Girder EOT cranes. Introduced Heavy Duty Goliath Cranes with overhang on both ends.

1984 : Introduced Jib Cranes of all type, including motorized boom swivel.

1986 : Introduced Winches for Steel Plants and General use.

1990 : Introduced Grabs and Tongs mainly for steel plants.

1992 : Introduced Wall Mounted Cranes upto a capacity of 5000 Kgs, to service local areas in the bay under the EOT Cranes.

1994 : Introduced Hand Chain Hoists (Chain Pulley Blocks) with traveling trolleys and improved version of chain hoists, coded pressure vessels, etc.

1995 :Introduced - LPG Industrial Storage and Handling Systems, LPG Industrial Installations and Bottling / Filling Plants.

2000 :The entire manufacturing activities were shifted to Jigani Industrial Area, wherein the company developed full fledged manufacturing facilities.

2002 : Expanded the facility by constructing the third day, which has added to our production capacity.

2003 : Supplied many numbers of explosion proof cranes suitable for Gas Group IIC to prestigious customer like IOCL, CPCL, GAIL, etc.

2004 : Executed a prestigious project of Automated Rail Handling System for an integrated Steel Plant.

2005 : Constructed a new Crane Test Bay for Cranes upto a capacity of 100 Tonnes.

2006 : Introduced standard cranes with imported SWF make Crane Kits into the Indian market.

2009 : Added additional assembly and testing bay for hoists to meet increase in demand

2010 : KITO Corporation acquired 100% shareholding of Armsel from founding Heri family.

2011 : Received ISO certification.

2013 : Introduced new model of electric wire rope hoist named AC Hoist.

2014 : Introduced new model of electric Chain Hoist named EQ series

2017 : Introduced Kito Chain Italia (Weissenfels), chain and Chain slings products to Indian market

2018 : Introduced new Kito Lifting Point

2018 : Office and warehouse shifted to new facility in Jakkur, Yelahanka

2020 : Introduced new KITO Light Crane System

2020 : Changed the company name to KITO INDIA Private Limited

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