KITO VAN LEUSDEN is an ISO certified company specialized in the design, manufacture, delivery, installation, and commissioning of lifting equipment. Our product range varies from standardized trolley/hoist units to custom made crane systems. Our customers can be found worldwide and are active in the markets Offshore & Energy, Industry and Maritime environment. Precisely where the circumstances call for a well thought, reliable and durable design KITO VAN LEUSDEN can be of assist to you.
130 years of history
We develop, engineer, manufacture and test all of our cranes and trolleys in-house. KITO VAN LEUSDEN sets high standards for safety, durability, track- and traceability. We are used to working with all well-known certification institutes like ABS, DNV, BV, Lloyds and RMRS. KITO VAN LEUSDEN is ISO9001 certified. This experience guarantees our know-how and commitment to delivering high quality products. Van Leusden has become a part of the European KITO Group since 2018.
Van Leusden was founded as a blacksmith shop in the centre of Rotterdam named “Addicks en Dirckx”.
J.H. Van Leusden took over the company
Start building trolley, hoists and crane system, “ATLAS” trolley was registered
The company moved to the south of the Netherlands – Etten-Leur
Van Leusden changed their strategy from building standard cranes to developing more specialized hoisting solutions
Increased operations in international markets
Van Leusden increased focus on more particular markets, such as maritime and offshore markets
Introduction of the first manual explosion protected chain hoist (ATEX)
Van Leusden moved to it’s current location in Moerdijk
KITO Europe GmbH acquired 37.5% of Van Leusden
KITO Europe GmbH acquired 75% of Van Leusden
KITO VAN LEUSDEN is 100% part of the KITO Group in Europe
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KITO VAN LEUSDEN is a specialized manufacturer of high quality special hoisting equipment such as tailor made cranes, trolleys and hoists suitable for offshore, marine and chemical industry applications. Our product range consists of manual, electric, pneumatic or hydraulic driven hoisting solutions with a capacity range from 0.5T up to 100T. KITO VAN LEUSDEN is part of the KITO Group in Europe.