OM Voltas

In 2017 KION’s Indian forklift truck brand, Voltas, joined forces with the long-established Italian brand OM in India. Trucks containing Voltas technology will in future be marketed under the name OM Voltas. Products based on the technology of the Italian KION brand are sold under the sole name of OM.

OM Voltas is the national brand company for the Indian market through which the KION India Private Limited subsidiary sells electric and IC forklift trucks and warehouse trucks. OM Voltas is a leading provider of industrial trucks in India.

Voltas produced its first forklift truck in 1967. Voltas Material Handling Private Limited was launched in 2011 as a joint venture. In November 2012 the KION Group became the sole owner of the Indian manufacturer. In August 2014 Voltas Material Handling was renamed to KION India Private Limited. The company OM (Officine Meccaniche) was founded in Brescia in northern Italy in 1917.

The city of Pune (India) is the site of the company headquarters and of the Voltas plant. KION India can draw on a network of more than 50 dealers providing sales and service.

KION India also sells industrial trucks, warehouse technology and services under the Baoli and Linde brands. KION India has a production facility in Pune in western India as well as a sales and service network comprising more than 40 branches and dealerships with 80 sales outlets.