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(Manheim, PA) Harrington Hoists, Inc. is pleased to announce Edward (Ned) Hunter will assume the role of Executive Vice President and Senior Executive Officer of Harrington’s Parent company, KITO Corporation, effective April 1, 2016. As second in command at KITO Corporation, Hunter will lead eleven of KITO’s fourteen operating subsidiaries. China, Korea and Taiwan will remain a separate division. Hunter will also remain chairman of the Kito Americas, Inc. subsidiary. Hunter is the first individual from outside of Japan to serve in this position for the 
Tokyo based hoist & chain manufacturer.  Hunter joined Harrington Hoists, Inc. as President and CEO in 2004. He was later named President and CEO of Kito Americas, Inc. where he added the infrastructure necessary to serve the company’s customers in North, South and Central America. In addition, Hunter has served as the leader of the EMEA region for four years. Hunter holds a B.B.A. in economics from Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

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In additional news from Industry Visions, effective immediately, Harrington Hoists, Inc. is pleased 
to announce the promotion of Carlo Lonardi to President of Harrington Hoists, Inc. Lonardi will also serve as President and CEO of Kito Americas, Inc. In this new role, Lonardi will take on the leadership and responsibility of four Kito Group Companies including: Harrington Hoists, Inc., Peerless Industrial Group, Kito Canada Inc. and Kito Do Brasil. These America companies constitute the largest division within the Kito Group Companies. Lonardi was also named Executive Officer of Harrington’s parent company, KITO Corporation of Japan.  Lonardi has been a valued, 
successful leader for Harrington Hoists, Inc. and their fine family of quality industrial lifting products. His energy and passion for customer satisfaction have been key elements in the company’s continued growth. He began his career with Harrington Hoists, Inc. as the Eastern Division Sales Manager in 1997. He was later named Vice President of Sales & Marketing and most recently he held the position of Chief Operating Officer with the company. Carlo holds a B.S. degree in Business Management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Headquartered in Manheim, PA., Harrington Hoists, Inc., a Kito Group Company, is a leading
manufacturer and supplier of electric chain and wire rope hoists, air powered hoists, lever hoists,
manual hand chain hoists, trolleys, cranes, crane components, below-the-hook and material handling equipment.

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