KITO Overview

  • Founded
  • 1932

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 2,595

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Financing Rounds
  • 4

  • Investments
  • 3

KITO General Information


Kito Corp is engaged in designing, manufacturing, construction, sales and repair service of materials handling equipment, cranes and other structures essential for lifting, carrying and fixing heavy objects. The company also supplies hoist peripheral equipment such as a crane system, sling and hanging tool, centering on hoist equipment such as chain block, lever block, and rope hoist.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
KITO Manufacturing
Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Machinery (B2B)
Parent Company
Former Stock Listing
Primary Office
  • 2000 Tsukijiarai Showa-cho
  • Nakakom, Yamanashi 409-3853
  • Japan
+81 000-000-0000

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KITO Valuation & Funding

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KITO Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Nakakom, Japan
2,595 As of 2022
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KITO Competitors (20)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Liebherr Corporation Biberach, Germany 00000
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00000000 00000000 Corporation Getzville, NY 0000 00000 00000000 00000
000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Grand Rapids, MN 000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
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KITO Patents

KITO Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
JP-2022028416-A Chucking device and conveying device Pending 03-Aug-2020
JP-2022028417-A Hanging metal fitting and chucking device Pending 03-Aug-2020
AU-2021257687-A1 Brake device, lever hoist, and ratchet mechanism Pending 14-Apr-2020
JP-2021121563-A Rotation transmission mechanism and chain block Pending 31-Jan-2020
US-D961184-S1 Body of electric chain block Active 06-Dec-2019 0
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KITO Executive Team (4)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Yoshio Kito President & Chief Executive Officer
Shigeki Osozawa Chief Financial Officer, Managing Director & Board Member
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KITO Board Members (6)

Name Representing Role Since
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KITO Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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KITO Former Investors

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KITO Investments & Acquisitions (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
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00000000000 0 01-Feb-2016 0000000000 00.000 Industrial Supplies and Parts
Jiangyin Kito Crane 04-Dec-2002 Buyout/LBO 00.00 Machinery (B2B)
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KITO Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
00000000 Machinery (B2B) Masala, Finland 0000
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